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3 hrs ago | Seattle Times
With funding from the state, the Stillaguamish Tribe built a crib wall in 2006 to minimize the amount of sediment going into the North Fork of the Stillaguamish River in Snohomish County.
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8 hrs ago | Auburn Reporter
Valley Regional Fire Authority firefighters from left, Firefighter Barry Rickert, Firefighter Jason Herman, Battalion Chief Parry Boogard and Capt.
12 hrs ago | Crosscut.com
The Daily Troll: Obama spends time with Oso families. City sick leave law working well.
13 hrs ago | Lincoln Daily News
Snohomish County was on Wednesday to consider a six-month ban on new construction in landslide-prone areas countywide after a slide last month that killed 41 people, local media reported.
17 hrs ago | HeraldNet
The Snohomish County Council is preparing to vote Wednesday on an emergency moratorium that would prohibit building within a half mile of landslide hazard areas , such as the hillside near Oso that collapsed March 22. 'It would be a six-month moratorium, which is all we can do by ordinance,' Council Chairman Dave Somers said.
21 hrs ago | Marysville Globe
President Barack Obama's visit to the area on Tuesday, April 22, culminated in a press conference in the Oso Fire Station that afternoon, after he'd had a chance to survey the damage done by the March 22 Oso mudslide, as well as to speak with the slide's first responders and the families of the slide's victims.
Arlington's Proposition No. 1, Permanent Levy Lid Lift for the Retention of Basic Public Safety and Other Services, has received 1,168 Yes votes and 1,053 No votes.
Members of Washington's congressional delegation say the Federal Emergency Management Agency will give Snohomish County nearly $7.6 million as the first payment in a grant program that reimburses local governments for spending on recovery after federally declared disasters.
Tulalip Tribes Charitable Fund has recently selected Lake Stevens Senior Center to receive a donation of $5,000.
With the search for bodies still ongoing, Obama also planned to survey damage from the March 22 disaster by helicopter and meet with emergency responders and recovery workers.
Snohomish County District 21 Fire Chief Travis Hots, right, gets a hug from former classmate Matt Ingison Tuesday, April 22, 2014, at the fire station in Oso, Wash.
One month after the Oso landslide, the rural fire chief who was one of the first to respond is still in full response mode.
Two more victims of the Washington mudslide have been identified, and the missing list is down to two.
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The argument began when Bobbie Dickerson's boyfriend of two years returned to their Everett apartment around 1 a.m. Monday.
The United Way of Snohomish County says it plans to distribute $400,000 in disaster relief money to two communities affected by the Oso mudslide.
EVERETT, Wash. - A man who stepped in to protect a woman involved in a domestic disturbance with her boyfriend was stabbed to death when the boyfriend turned on him early Monday in Everett, witnesses and police said.