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Guns & Wildlife
6:09 pm
Wed March 26, 2014

How More People Buying Guns Equals More Money For Wildlife

The Pittman-Robertson Act sets an excise tax on rifles, pistols, bullets, and archery equipment to help pay for maintaining healthy wildlife populations.
Credit U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service

The run on firearms last year is turning into a windfall for conservation programs in the Northwest. 

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Snohomish County Mudslide
5:52 pm
Wed March 26, 2014

Frontline View Shows Why Search For Landslide Victims Is Slow

Rescuers are using construction equipment to help with the search for victims of Saturday's landslide near Oso, Wash.
Credit Snohomish County

Emergency managers in Snohomish County, Washington are allowing a select number of relatives of the missing to join the search for victims from Saturday’s massive landslide. 

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Snohomish County Mudslide
5:36 pm
Wed March 26, 2014

Concern Over Landslide-Logging Connection Is Decades Old

Saturday's deadly slide was the latest in a long string of landslides to hit the area known as the Hazel slide along the North Fork Stillaguamish River. State and tribal officials have been trying to fend off slides at that spot for half a century. 

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Wanapum Dam Bones
5:28 pm
Wed March 26, 2014

Bones Found Near Wanapum Dam Repatriated To Northwest Tribes

File photo. Two skeletons were found several weeks ago along newly exposed Columbia River shore.
Credit Anna King / Northwest News Network

This week two skeletons found upstream of the cracked Wanapum Dam were handed over to Northwest tribes. The remains were found near each other several weeks ago along the newly exposed Columbia River shore.

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Music + Culture
12:29 pm
Wed March 26, 2014

Experiencing Nirvana: An Interview with Sub Pop Co-Creator Bruce Pavitt

Kurt Cobain was the first person Jonathan Poneman and Bruce Pavitt encountered at the Piper Club, Rome, 11/27/89.
Credit BRUCE PAVITT

Next month is the 20th anniversary of Kurt Cobain’s death. Two decades have passed since the lead singer of Nirvana committed suicide, yet there’s continuing interest in his life. Recently, a press photographer released photos of the dingy L.A. apartment Cobain shared with Courtney Love.

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Super Thursday
12:25 pm
Wed March 26, 2014

Check Out The Super Thursday Pledge Map

We're receiving Super Thursday pledges from all across the Northwest, and beyond! We made a map to show you where our pledges are coming from. 

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Oso Landslide
8:09 am
Wed March 26, 2014

Dogs Most Effective Search Tool As Death Toll Mounts From Massive Landslide

Search and rescue helicopters are flying to and from the square mile of mud and debris.
Credit Snohomish County Sheriffs Office

The official death toll from Saturday’s massive landslide near Oso, Washington rose from 14 to 16 Tuesday night. Emergency managers say they have located eight additional fatalities under the mud, but will not add them to the total until the bodies are recovered. Dozens and dozens of people are still listed as missing or unaccounted for. We expect an update on that number this morning. 

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Oso Landslide
7:40 am
Wed March 26, 2014

Landslide Science Not Connecting With County Planning

Giant gray fingers of rock and muck and debris encircled the little log cabin.
Credit Bonnie Brown

The Northwest is a region prone to landslides.

That, of course, is on many people’s minds as the town of Oso, Washington recovers from the tragic slide that happened there this past weekend.

There is a lot of scientific data and maps showing where landslides have occurred in the past.

The question is whether or not it’s getting used.

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Landslide
7:14 am
Wed March 26, 2014

Fire Officials Astounded By The Force of Oso Landslide

The death toll from Saturday’s massive landslide is now 24.

That includes eight whose bodies have not yet been recovered.

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Landslide
6:25 am
Wed March 26, 2014

Search Continues For Victims Of Deadly Washington State Landslide

Several hundred searchers are fanning out over the debris field to look for victims.
Credit Sierra Sansaver

Emergency managers at the scene of Saturday’s deadly landslide near Oso, Washington, say today’s (Weds.) operations will be a repeat of yesterday. Several hundred searchers are fanning out over the debris field to look for victims. Last night (Tues. night), the local fire chief raised the death toll from 14 to 16… and said 8 additional bodies have been located but not yet recovered. 

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