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Art galleries and exhibits
Studio Tour: The 16th annual free Camano Island Studio Tour is 10 a.m. May 9, 10, 11, 17 and 18 throughout the island and in Stanwood.
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Sheriff's detective set up first command post in pickup truck
Haldeman, 44, is a Snohomish County sheriff's detective with "SNOCAT," the auto-theft task force.
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Lawyers step up to aid Oso slide victims
For Rodi O'Loane, knowing that 200 attorneys across the state have offered free legal help to people affected by the deadly Oso mudslide is especially meaningful.
Thu Apr 17, 2014
Few volunteers needed at Oso mudslide
A spokeswoman for an incident management team, Koshare Eagle, says volunteers are likely to be turned away unless they have special expertise or needed equipment.
Water rising with 4 still missing
As water rose in the North Fork Stillaguamish River, county officials on Thursday said they had identified all 39 bodies recovered so far from the debris field of the March 22 mudslide near Oso .
The hunt is on: Where kids can look for Easter eggs this weekend
This year's Easter egg hunts include lots of extras such as live musical entertainment and visits with the rabbit.
Northern Michigan News
3 more Washington mudslide victims identified
Authorities have identified three more bodies pulled from the debris of the mudslide that swept through the Washington town of Oso last month as crews dig through the devastation with a swarm of excavators.
Seattle area church group raises over $100,000 for Oso
BELLEVUE Twenty-five churches in the Seattle area are raising thousands of dollars for Oso victims.
Wed Apr 16, 2014
Death toll from WA town mudslide rises to 39
Arlington, WA, United States - The latest death count from the March 22 mudslide in an outskirts of Oso, Washington reached 39, the Snohomish County Medical Examiner's Office revealed Wednesday.
Post Middle School students make mandalas
Taking advantage of the sunshine on Wednesday, April 9, Post Middle School students spent time creating unique mandalas on the sidewalk in front of their school, as one of their activities to help students and teachers focus on being a community and working together.
Ballots due soon for April 22 Special Election
Ballots have already been mailed to residents of the cities of Arlington and Marysville, and the Lakewood School District, for the Snohomish County Special Election on Tuesday, April 22. Voters in those areas who have not yet received their ballots should call the Snohomish County Elections Division at 425-388-3444.
Tue Apr 15, 2014
The News Tribune
GO Arts: NPRs From the Top plays Tacomas...
When NPR’s Christopher O’Riley brings his nationally-known radio show “From the Top” to Tacoma’s Rialto Theater next Thursday, one of the young classical soloists will be a violinist who won Tacoma’s Beatric Hermann competition just one week after her home community of Arlington was devastated by the Oso landslide.
Could Take Months To Clear Mud From Highway 530
The Transportation Department says it could take one to three months to clear debris from the mile-long stretch of Highway 530 covered by the Oso mudslide.
Mudslide victims get tax extension
Today's deadline applies even to people filing for an extension. Tax forms or requests for extensions must be filed either electronically or postmarked by the midnight deadline or filers will be subjected to late fees.
Mon Apr 14, 2014
The Huffington Post
Rescue Team Saves Stranded Utah Dad, Two Sons After Hike Turns Into 3-Day Nightmare Ordeal
A Utah father said Monday that emergency preparation helped save the lives of his two young sons when a 3-hour hike turned into a dayslong ordeal after he became trapped between tight canyon walls.
Council reduces cemetery fees for Oso slide victims
Concerns about setting precedents were raised by Arlington City Council members who nonetheless wished to support their sister community of Oso, during the Council's discussions on Monday, April 7, of whether to reduce cemetery fees for the victims of the Oso mudslide.
As the search continues for seven people still missing in the Oso mudslide, Snohomish County and the state Transportation Department are making plans to reopen Highway 530.
Sun Apr 13, 2014
First steps toward re-opening highway blocked by mudslide
DARRINGTON, Wash. - The sound of a blender mixing milkshakes at Hometown Bakery Cafe is long overdue.
The Huffington Post
Washington Mudslide Menacing Fabled Pacific Northwest Salmon, Trout River
Watching the now murky river from his kitchen window, Bill Best speaks in low tones of neighbors buried by a massive mudslide, where damage to salmon and steelhead trout spawning beds only adds to the grief in a rural Washington state community with deep ties to the land.