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3 hrs ago | Daily Press & Argus

Death toll in Washington mudslide hits 39

Rescuers on April 1 work through deep mud at the site of a fatal mudslide near Oso, Wash., which killed at least 29 people.


Related Topix: Mudflow, Natural Disasters, Oso, WA, Everett, WA

6 hrs ago | Mukilteo Tribune

City wins police tasing lawsuit

The city recently won a lengthy case involving a 2008 police tasing incident, but it may not be over.


Related Topix: Snohomish, WA, US News, Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals

Wed Apr 16, 2014

Boston Herald

Number of missing in Washington mudslide drops

The Snohomish County sheriff's office said Wednesday it has removed one name from the missing list.


Related Topix: Natural Disasters, Mudflow, Opinion

Marysville Globe

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.


Related Topix: Arlington, WA, Marysville, WA, Education Etc.

National Public Radio

Washington State Mudslide Death Toll Rises To 39

Tayler Drayton, 16, earlier this month painted words of support on a bus stop for those affected by the deadly mudslide at the North Fork of the Stillaguamish River.


Related Topix: Natural Disasters, Mudflow, Oso, WA

The Miami Herald

Death toll in Washington mudslide rises to 39

The Snohomish County medical examiner's office announced two more victims Wednesday and said it's trying to identify three of the bodies.


Related Topix: Natural Disasters, Mudflow, Landslide


Chili cook-off, raffle in Stanwood to benefit victims of Oso landslide

Dennis G. Smith, president and CEO of United Way of Snohomish County said all donations and proceeds from the event will go directly to families and victims of the Oso landslide.


Related Topix: Oso, WA, Stanwood, WA, Snohomish, WA, Everett, WA

Seattle Daily Journal of Commerce

Snohomish County PUD has new plan for the Skykomish: no dam

The utility says the no-dam design is possible because of the unique geography of the river and would save $10 million.


Related Topix: Skykomish, WA

Tue Apr 15, 2014


$1.3M settlement in Wash. jail death claim

The family of a woman who died of a lung infection at the Snohomish County Jail has settled a damage claim for $1.3 million.



Death toll from Washington state mudslide rises to 37

The official death toll from a mudslide that buried a river valley neighborhood in the Cascade foothills of Washington state last month rose to 37 on Tuesday, after search teams extricated another body from the mud and rubble.


Related Topix: Oso, WA, Weather, Olympia, WA, Thurston County, WA


Oso mudslide death toll rises to 37; flags lowered across state

One more victim was recovered from the mudslide that hit the town of Oso, raising the death toll to 37, the Snohomish County medical examiner's office said Tuesday.


Related Topix: Oso, WA, Mudflow, Natural Disasters, Landslide, US Governors, Jay Inslee, US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat

The Lake Stevens Journal Online

Lake Stevens residents help at Oso landslide

A Lake Stevens based AmeriCorps crew from the Department of Ecology's Washington Conservation Corps joined the response to the SR 530 Landslide disaster last week.


Related Topix: Lake Stevens, WA, Oso, WA, Washington, Everett, WA

The Columbian

Cantwell to visit Vancouver on Wednesday, focus on small businesses

Sen. Maria Cantwell, will host a field hearing of the Senate Small Business Committee at 10:30 a.m. Wednesday at Vancouver City Hall, 415 W. Sixth St. The senator, a Democrat, was appointed chairwoman of the Senate Committee on Small Business and Entrepreneurship in February.


Related Topix: Small Business, Personal Finance, Vancouver, WA, US Politics, Maria Cantwell, US News, US Senate, Democrat

Seattle Times

Mountain biker who died on Snohomish County trail identified

The mountain biker who died while riding on a trail Saturday in the Paradise Valley Conservation Area has been identified.


Related Topix: Monroe, WA, Woodinville, WA

North King County

Man reported for talking into an electronic bull horn | Kenmore Police Blotter

The blotter feature is both a description of a small selection of police incidents and a statistical round-up of all calls to the Kenmore Police Department that are dispatched to on-duty police officers.


Related Topix: Bothell, WA, Kenmore, WA


Gov. Inslee Ordering Flags to Half-Staff to Remember Landslide Victims - Governor Inslee and state officials will lower flags Tuesday in honor of those lost in the Snohomish County landslide.


Related Topix: US Governors, Jay Inslee

One more victim raises death toll in Washington mudslide to 37

A lunar eclipse took place Tuesday. The entire event was to be visible from North and South America, but sky watchers in northern and eastern Europe, eastern Africa, the Middle East and Central Asia were out of luck, according to US space agency NASA.


Related Topix: Natural Disasters, Mudflow, Oso, WA

KATU-TV Portland

Oso mudslide death toll rises to 37; flags to be lowered

Another body has been recovered at the site of the Oso mudslide, bringing the death toll to 37, the Snohomish County Medical Examiner's Office said Tuesday.


Related Topix: Oso, WA, US Governors, Jay Inslee

The Oregonian

Washington mudslide: Highway 530 might not open until fall

The Washington State Department of Transportation says it could take one to three months to clear debris from the mile-long stretch of Highway 530 covered by the Oso mudslide .


Related Topix: Mudflow, Natural Disasters, Oso, WA, Darrington, WA

KNUS-AM Aurora

Death toll in Washington mudslide rises to 37

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Related Topix: Mudflow, Natural Disasters, Everett, WA, Oso, WA