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The US Forest Service is developing a new armory of aggressive and often illegal tactics to push through loss-making timber sales, as it brands forest defenders as 'eco-terrorists'.
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Rescuers on April 1 work through deep mud at the site of a fatal mudslide near Oso, Wash., which killed at least 29 people.
The Snohomish County sheriff's office said Wednesday it has removed one name from the missing list.
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.
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.
The Snohomish County medical examiner's office announced two more victims Wednesday and said it's trying to identify three of the bodies.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
The mountain biker who died while riding on a trail Saturday in the Paradise Valley Conservation Area has been identified.
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.
NBCRightNow.com - Governor Inslee and state officials will lower flags Tuesday in honor of those lost in the Snohomish County landslide.
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.
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.