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  1. Now available: New and improved King County landslide hazards mapsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 27, 2016 | Covington Reporter

    Following the tragic Oso landslide, King County Executive Dow Constantine and the King County Flood Control District called for modernizing 1990's-era landslide hazard maps. LiDAR imaging - a surveying technology that measures distance by illuminating a target with laser light - produced updated high-resolution geologic maps.

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  2. Quake Field renovations set to be entirely grant-fundedRead the original story

    Sep 26, 2016 | Arlington Times

    ... funding for recreational and athletic facilities in the Stillaguamish Valley that were impacted as a result of the 2014 Oso slide. Hellas Construction, a design-build firm for athletic fields, was selected as the contractor in February. Their work ...

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  3. Chaplains go where nobody else wants toRead the original story

    Sep 24, 2016 | Marysville Globe

    Whether it's a major tragedy like the Oso landslide or the Marysville-Pilchuck shooting, or a more-personal one like a heart attack or car accident, emotional support is often needed. Hope Unlimited chaplains provide that support not only to victims' families and friends, but also to traumatized first responders.

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  4. Killer LandslidesRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 20, 2016 | NOVA scienceNOW

    Just before 11 a.m. on March 22, 2014, an ominous rumble startled the residents of the community of Oso, Washington, about an hour's drive from Seattle. It was the terrifying sound of what would become the United States' deadliest landslide in decades.

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  5. Our Voice: Vote to re-elect Attorney General Bob FergusonRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 20, 2016 | Tri-cityherald.com

    ... firm was under investigation by the AG's office. Trumbull also takes to task Ferguson's office for its handling of the Oso landslide cases. Victims' attorneys say the office destroyed evidence in the form of emails from expert witnesses they say ...

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  6. Island County settles lawsuit over Ledgewood landslideRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 17, 2016 | South Whidbey Record

    ... defending against lawsuits involving damage caused by landslides. She is representing some of the families struck by the Oso landslide in Snohomish County. The Central Whidbey landslide woke residents of the neighborhood at about 4 a.m. on March 27, ...

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  7. Snohomish County dismissed from lawsuit by Oso slide victims - Fri, 16 Sep 2016 PSTRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 16, 2016 | The Spokesman-Review

    The Daily Herald reported that plaintiffs' attorneys signed paperwork Wednesday agreeing to the dismissal but reserved their right to appeal. The case is still active against the state and the Grandy Lake Forest Association timber company. A trial is set to begin next month.

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  8. Arlington Heights Fire District agrees to partner with city on coverageRead the original story

    Sep 14, 2016 | Arlington Times

    ... the last time we went for a lid lift, not only was it defeated, but it wasn't even close." Even as Strago and former Oso Fire Chief Sandy Baker argued over the reasons why volunteer participation in the fire district has declined, Bates pledged to ...

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  9. Snohomish County dismissed from lawsuit by Oso slide victimsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 16, 2016 | Bellingham Herald

    The Daily Herald reports (http://bit.ly/2cf9FSc ) that plaintiffs' attorneys signed paperwork Wednesday agreeing to the dismissal but reserved their right to appeal. The case is still active against the state and the Grandy Lake Forest Association timber company. A trial is set to begin next month.

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  10. Guest column: Being good neighbors is a cultural valueRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 9, 2016 | Snoqualmie Valley Record

    ... with our neighbors in need. We proudly support local food drives. We gladly pitched in to serve the community of Oso recover after the devastating landslide in 2014. And we help underwrite operational costs of nonprofits providing critical services ...

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  11. Judge Orders AG to Handover Emails in Washington Landslide Liability CaseRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 9, 2016 | Insurance Journal West

    A judge this week ordered the Washington Attorney General's Office to give him internal emails that might help explain when state lawyers handling a case about liability for the devastating Oso landslide realized that their expert witnesses were improperly deleting emails. King County Superior Court Judge Roger Rogoff ordered the office to produce the emails within a week, saying it's critical for him to know what they show as he considers punishing the state for allowing the destruction of potential evidence in the case.

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  12. Judge wants AG's emails in the Oso landslide caseRead the original story

    Sep 8, 2016 | Seattle Daily Journal of Commerce

    A judge Wednesday ordered the Washington Attorney General's Office to give him internal emails that might help explain when state lawyers handling a case about liability for the devastating Oso landslide realized that their expert witnesses were improperly deleting emails.

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  13. Judge wants attorney general's emails in landslide liability caseRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 7, 2016 | The Columbian

    A judge Wednesday ordered the Washington Attorney General's Office to give him internal emails that might help explain when state lawyers handling a case about liability for the devastating Oso landslide realized that their expert witnesses were improperly deleting emails. King County Superior Court Judge Roger Rogoff ordered the office to produce the emails within a week, saying it's critical for him to know what they show as he considers punishing the state for allowing the destruction of potential evidence in the case.

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  14. Judge hears arguments over sanctions in Oso landslide caseRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 7, 2016 | Tri-cityherald.com

    A King County judge is hearing arguments Wednesday over whether the state should face sanctions because its experts deleted emails related to a lawsuit over liability for the devastating 2014 Oso landslide. Washington Attorney General Bob Ferguson acknowledges that one of his attorneys knew the experts had agreed to delete the emails.

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  15. Judge hears arguments over sanctions in Oso landslide caseRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 7, 2016 | The Columbian

    A King County judge is hearing arguments Wednesday over whether the state should face sanctions because its experts deleted emails related to a lawsuit over liability for the devastating 2014 Oso landslide. Washington Attorney General Bob Ferguson acknowledges that one of his attorneys knew the experts had agreed to delete the emails.

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  16. State: No fraud committed in Oso landslide trial preparationRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 3, 2016 | KHQ-TV Spokane

    Lawyers for the state of Washington say fraud accusations made by victims and family members in a lawsuit over a deadly 2014 landslide are false. In a motion filed Friday, the attorneys deny allegations that state lawyers orchestrated a fraud by deleting emails between expert witnesses for the state.

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  17. Attorney on statea s Oso legal team was sanctioned in 2014Read the original story w/Photo

    Aug 30, 2016 | HeraldNet

    A key member of the Washington state legal team accused of deliberately destroying records in the court battle over the Oso mudslide was required to pay more than $27,000 in sanctions in an unrelated case where a judge determined rampant document destruction had occurred, court records show. Seattle attorney Robert Christie, who for more than 30 years has specialized in helping governments fight lawsuits, paid the sanctions in a King County civil case in which his developer-client destroyed records during a long legal battle over a business dispute.

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  18. Lawyers for Washington Landslide Victims Accuse State of FraudRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 29, 2016 | Insurance Journal West

    ... will never see the light of day," the attorneys wrote. A total of 43 people were killed in the March 22, 2014 slide in Oso, about 60 miles northeast of Seattle. The plaintiffs are requesting that Judge Roger Rogoff impose sanctions ranging from ...

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  19. Lawyers for landslide victims say state committed fraudRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 23, 2016 | Yahoo!

    ... will never see the light of day," the attorneys wrote. A total of 43 people were killed in the March 22, 2014, slide in Oso, about 60 miles northeast of Seattle. A major part of the case is focused on actions by the state - including the ...

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  20. Landslide lawsuit: Attorneys say state committed fraud by covering up emailsRead the original story

    Aug 25, 2016 | Wenatchee World

    Attorneys representing victims and family members in the 2014 Oso landslide have accused state lawyers of orchestrating "a fraud" to keep secret any word of deleted emails sent among defense expert witnesses. "The State has spent over $3 million in taxpayer dollars developing the opinions of its expert team, but that undertaking was launched 17 months ago with a secret pact by the State's experts, with the blessing of the Attorney General, to systematically destroy emails and repeatedly deceive ... about what they were doing," the attorneys wrote in a scathing motion filed Tuesday in King County Superior Court.

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