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2 hrs ago | 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

6 hrs ago | 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

10 hrs ago | HeraldNet

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

15 hrs ago | 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


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.


Related Topix: Oso, WA, Tax, FEMA, US News, Darrington, WA, Arlington, WA


Court clerk facing felony theft charges

A Snohomish County court clerk who handled cash payments made by young criminal defendants is now facing a felony theft charge for allegedly pocketing some of that money.


Related Topix: Everett, WA

Mon Apr 14, 2014

My Edmonds

Scene in Edmonds: Fond farewell to Stephen Clifton

Stephen Clifton with Cindi Cruz, who serves as the city's Program Coordinator for Community Services and Economic Development and has worked closely with Clifton for the past 13 and a half years.


Related Topix: Edmonds, WA

The Bothell Reporter

Single lane closure on Bothell's Atlas Road

This lane closure will be from April 15 through April 25 between 9 a.m. and 3 p.m. Edwards K & S Construction has been granted permission to close one lane of traffic on Atlas Rd. in the 23000 block to install a side sewer to a private residence.


Related Topix: Bothell, WA