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Snohomish County Mudslide
3:57 pm
Tue April 8, 2014

President Obama To Visit Oso Landslide Site

File photo of cleanup at the site of the Oso landslide site on April 3, 2014.
Credit Washington National Guard

President Barack Obama is expected to visit the site of the deadly landslide in Snohomish County, Wash., later this month.

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Snohomish County Mudslide
5:02 pm
Mon April 7, 2014

Community Dinners Help Darrington Residents Cope With Landslide

Darrington Community Center hosted a meal for librarian Linda McPherson as part of the community's long-running tradition.
Credit Ruby de Luna / KUOW

The first wave of memorial services honoring the victims who perished in the Oso landslide took place this weekend. In Darrington residents gathered to remember Linda McPherson, a longtime resident and librarian. After the service the community gathered for a meal together, a special tradition for the community. 

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Snohomish County Mudslide
4:55 pm
Thu April 3, 2014

Lands Commissioner Accuses Anti-Logging Interests Of Exploiting Oso Slide

File photo of the massive landslide that hit Snohomish County in March.
Credit Office of the Governor Flickr

Washington Lands Commissioner Peter Goldmark is speaking publicly for the first time since the Oso landslide in Snohomish County.

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Oso Landslide
7:08 am
Thu April 3, 2014

Oso Landslide Donations: No More Socks, Please

The Oso landslide in Washington state has taken the lives of 29 people. More than a dozen are still missing and the gruesome search to find victims goes on.

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Snohomish County Mudslide
4:55 pm
Wed April 2, 2014

Public Universities Offer Help For Students Affected By Slide

Both the University of Washington and Washington State University are prepared to deal with students who have been impacted by the Oso landslide.

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Snohomish County Mudslide
4:49 pm
Wed April 2, 2014

How The Mountainside Collapsed On Oso

It's becoming a regular occurrence, increasing the official tally of the dead in the aftermath of the massive landslide near the community of Oso, Wash.

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Snohomish County Mudslide
4:36 pm
Tue April 1, 2014

No Estimate On When State Route 530 Will Reopen

The Snohomish County Medical Examiner says the Oso landslide has killed at least 27 people and searchers continue their efforts to look for the missing.

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Snohomish County Mudslide
5:48 pm
Fri March 28, 2014

The Landslide Statistic Everyone's Using Is From 1985

This frequently cited statistic comes from a 1985 report on landslides.
Credit National Research Council

The massive landslide in Oso, Wash. has shined a national spotlight on the damage this kind of natural disaster can cause. But geologists say they don't have comprehensive data on landslides in most places. In fact, the most frequently cited statistic on landslides in the U.S. is out of date.

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Snohomish County Mudslide
5:38 pm
Fri March 28, 2014

Home Buyers Not Necessarily Warned Of Natural Hazards

Rescue workers are combing the site of a massive landslide near Oso, Wash.
Credit Maj. Tawny Dotson / Washington National Guard

The Oso landslide is raising questions about when the public should be warned of a geological hazard. In California that warning comes when you buy property, but California is unique.

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Snohomish County Mudslide
4:59 pm
Fri March 28, 2014

Weather Working Against Landslide Responders

Heavy rain in the forecast threatens to hinder ongoing search and recovery operations.
Credit Office of the Governor / Flickr

Emergency managers this Friday morning put off updating the death toll from the catastrophic mudslide near Oso in Snohomish County, Wash. This, after bracing the community to anticipate a substantial spike in the number of fatalities.

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