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Somers presents to Sultan council, new student rep appointed
Dave Somers presented at the Sultan City Council meeting on Thursday, Aug. 14. Somers is currently serving his fourth term on the Snohomish County Council.
Mon Aug 18, 2014
Aiding the healing process: Oso fire chaplain Joel Johnson wants to keep helping
Chaplain Joel Johnson first came to the Oso fire station when he was asked to shadow another chaplain after the March 22nd mudslide.
Sun Aug 17, 2014
Oso heroes receive thanks
Months after their initial efforts in response to the Highway 530 slide, Darrington and Oso firefighters received a show of support from visiting employees of Rairdon Dodge Chrysler Jeep of Marysville.
Sat Aug 16, 2014
Bridge reconnects cut-off Washington neighborhood
Mud still blocks Mount Index River Road, necessitating a hike along a 1,100-foot trail and then a walk or drive of up to another three miles, depending where one lives and whether there's a vehicle available.
Front Porch: New shelves coming to Arlington Library
The returns drop box will also be closed. Customers with items to return may keep them until Sept.
Fri Aug 15, 2014
Grant to help Stilly Valley economy
The U.S. Economic Development Administration has announced that it has awarded Economic Alliance Snohomish County a $150,000 grant to develop a long-term economic redevelopment strategy for the North Stillaguamish Valley.
Wed Aug 13, 2014
A family trip to Boulder River Falls
Joan Burton's fabulous book "Best Hikes With Kids: Western Washington & and the Cascades" has served us well again.
KBCI CBS 2
Happy International Left Handers Day
President Barack Obama waves as he gets off Air Force One upon his arrival at Paine Field in Everett, Wash., Tuesday, April 22, 2014, prior to his visit the community of Oso, Wash., which was hit by a deadly mudslide on March 22, 2014.
Tue Aug 12, 2014
Mon Aug 11, 2014
Mariners to Salute Residents, Rescuers of Oso Area
The Seattle Mariners say they will pay tribute to the resilience of the people who live between Arlington and Darrington, as well as volunteers and first responders to the Oso mudslide.
Final Washington Mudslide Body Officially Identified
UPDATE /EVERETT, WA. - The last body found in the Oso, Washington, mudslide has been officially identified as the 43rd victim.
Dedication of columbarium for mudslide victims set for Aug. 16
A columbarium dedicated to the 43 victims of the Oso mudslide is set to be unveiled Saturday at the Darrington Cemetery.
Pretty in pastels: Artists hope their works bring smiles after the Oso slide
For a time after the Oso mudslide that killed 43 people in March, Jude Galbraith wondered if she should cancel a summer gathering of regional artists in the Stillaguamish Valley.
Sun Aug 10, 2014
In Our View/WSU and the Oso Mudslide: Making a community whole
Life's mystery is that nothing goes as planned. The heartbreak of the March 22 Oso mudslide gave way to unscripted acts of selflessness and grace.
Sat Aug 09, 2014
Camanoa s Restoration Church aims to offer resources for everyone
The Rev. Gary Ray aims to teach the Scripture in a way that is understandable and relevant, but not superficial, he said.
First public meeting to discuss Oso mudslide set for Aug. 22
A dozen experts appointed to an independent commission will convene the first of 10 public meetings on Aug. 22 to consider the emergency response and land-use decisions surrounding the catastrophic Oso mudslide .
Fri Aug 08, 2014
Night Out Against Crime makes contact with Arlington neighborhoods
The National Night Out Against Crime not only spread out to several neighborhoods Aug. 5, but also received two nights of sequels.
Field day gives on-site insights on forestry
Soil scientist Dave Peterson stood in the shallow pit that he'd dug on the Graves family's property, surrounded by trees and fellow woodland owners.
Special celebration for Festival of the River
The Wallflowers, including Jakob Dylan , perform at the Stillaguamish Tribe's Festival of the River on Saturday night.
Darrington economy recovering after landslide
The community that was deeply impacted by the Oso Landslide is showing sales at the local IGA and recreation businesses to be at pre-recession levels.