The local media's lavish coverage of every little murmur of Mt. St. Helens (and interviews with what looks like every tourist, geologist, and official within five miles of the crater) almost completely eclipsed any coverage of today's peace rally in the North Park Blocks.
After returning home, I made a point of channel surfing between the various stations and found only one (6) with a brief report that ran perhaps 20 or 30 seconds with quit shots of the march. The reporter estimated that there were "300 people" involved. Anyone who was there knows that there were far more than 300 people.
Folks began to gather well before the 2:00 pm announced beginning with announcements, speeches, and introductions. The march proceeded into town and circled back to the park blocks on 6th Avenue. Streets had been blocked and police on bicycles, motorcycles, and foot were ranged along the route. I did not notice any problems.
Later on, there was a quick story on the female soccer players, but as far I could tell otherwise, our local news stations gave it a miss. Ironically, one of them gave more time to an incident at a Bush/Cheney office where someone had thrown a rock and stolen several computers. "It is unknown if this act was politically motivated," they solemnly intoned.