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  1. Public invited to weigh in on Snohomish County's draft hazard planRead the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | HeraldNet

    People have three chances next week to comment on Snohomish County's template for responding to earthquakes, floods, mudslides and other natural disasters. The county's Natural Hazard Mitigation Plan is updated every five years.

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  2. Always preparing: Ice caves offer rescuers an ideal site to practice skillsRead the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | HeraldNet

    The Big Four Ice Caves are beautiful yet dangerous. The area is prone to avalanches and the caves are unstable, capable of dropping lethal chunks of ice at any time.

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  3. Anonymous gift pays off Oso mudslide survivor's mortgageRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 22 | HeraldNet

    An anonymous donor has paid off the mortgage of Oso mudslide survivor Tim Ward , whose wife, Brandy, was killed in the disaster and whose home was destroyed. JPMorgan Chase said in an email Wednesday that the remaining money owed on the loan, more than $350,000, was paid last week by another client of the bank who "wanted to make a difference" after hearing about Ward, who has been renting in Arlington.

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  4. Front Porch: Oso chapel seeks stories for centennial celebrationRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 22 | HeraldNet

    The Oso Community Chapel will celebrate its centennial Sept. 19. The congregation is looking for pictures and stories from families who have been involved with the chapel in that time.

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  5. Senate panel approves capital budget planRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 10 | HeraldNet

    Money to build a new cafeteria at Marysville Pilchuck High School and expand youth programs in communities affected by the Oso mudslide is in the proposed capital budget moving through the state Senate. There's also money in the $3.9 billion construction-spending plan to help Washington State University cement its presence in Everett, though not as much as provided in the plan passed last week by the House .

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  6. Gaining ground after slide: Index residents finally have full access to propertyRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 3 | HeraldNet

    Thom Boullion, who lives on Mount Index River Road, surveys what used to be the road April 4, 2014. Residents of the neighborhood along the South Fork Skykomish River found their homes inaccessible by car after a slide knocked out the road.

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  7. Index residents finally have full access a year after slideRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 3 | HeraldNet

    Thom Boullion, who lives on Mount Index River Road, surveys what used to be the road April 4, 2014. Residents of the neighborhood along the South Fork Skykomish River found their homes inaccessible by car after a slide knocked out the road.

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  8. Helping hands from PullmanRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 2 | HeraldNet

    WSU students Garrett Britton , Samantha Brown, Ivan Fielder and Max Ayala dislodge ivy from the Round House landscape in Arlington on March 29. The students' work is part of the university's commitment to help communities affected by the Oso mudslide . ARLINGTON - The walkway leading up to the circular building wasn't obvious.

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  9. Helping hands from Pullman: WSU students commit to aiding Stilly Valley communitiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 2 | HeraldNet

    WSU students Garrett Britton , Samantha Brown, Ivan Fielder and Max Ayala dislodge ivy from the Round House landscape in Arlington on March 29. The students' work is part of the university's commitment to help communities affected by the Oso mudslide . ARLINGTON - The walkway leading up to the circular building wasn't obvious.

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  10. Larsen aide chosen as next county ombudsmanRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 31 | HeraldNet

    The Snohomish County Council chose a staffer from Democratic U.S. Rep. Rick Larsen's Everett office Monday to be the county's ombudsman . Jill McKinnie has spent most her career of three-plus decades handling constituent outreach for Larsen and other congressional Democrats.

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  11. Rep. Rick Larsen aide Jill McKinnie chosen for county ombudsman positionRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 31 | HeraldNet

    The Snohomish County Council chose a staffer from Democratic U.S. Rep. Rick Larsen's Everett office Monday to be the county's ombudsman . Jill McKinnie has spent most her career of three-plus decades handling constituent outreach for Larsen and other congressional Democrats.

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  12. County Council to choose between two finalists for ombudsmanRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 30 | HeraldNet

    The Snohomish County Council appears ready to appoint a new ombudsman as early as this week, after interviewing two finalists Wednesday. They're choosing between Jill McKinnie, an Everett-based staffer for Democratic U.S. Rep. Rick Larsen, and James Krider, a Republican who served two terms as the county's prosecuting attorney.

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  13. A year accomplished: For Oso slide survivor, time has a new meaningRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 22, 2015 | HeraldNet

    Tim Ward, 59, on his property last month in the former Steelhead Haven neighborhood, ground zero for the Oso slide. The five acres that once were home to Ward, his wife Brandy and their five dogs, is now a mess of mud, water and debris.

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  14. 'All I can say is thank you': Oso survivors meet rescuers for portraits at site of slideRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 22, 2015 | HeraldNet

    One year ago today, dozens of men and women rushed to help victims of what would become the deadliest mudslide in American history. The Herald asked several survivors and their rescuers to return to the slide area for this series of portraits.

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  15. Oso memorial will take time, careful planningRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 22, 2015 | HeraldNet

    Snohomish County staff are working with relatives of the 43 people who died on March 22, 2014, to determine if, when and where a memorial eventually could be built. The type, size and design also are up in the air.

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  16. Oso memorial will take time, all parties agreeRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 22, 2015 | HeraldNet

    Snohomish County staff are working with relatives of the 43 people who died on March 22, 2014, to determine if, when and where a memorial eventually could be built. The type, size and design also are up in the air.

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  17. Bells toll for 43 victims at solemn Oso mudslide remembranceRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 22, 2015 | HeraldNet

    It was about all the people who came together to fight against the mud last spring, and the pain each has carried every day since the hill fell. Hundreds gathered at the spot east of Oso on the rebuilt Highway 530, to hug and shake hands and be together.

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  18. Names of 43 victims read at solemn Oso mudslide remembranceRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 22, 2015 | HeraldNet

    A solemn crowd gathered along Highway 530 Sunday to remember 43 lives lost a year ago in the worst natural disaster in Snohomish County history. The hill collapsed at 10:37 a.m. on March 22, 2014.

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  19. 'All I can say is thank you;' Oso survivors meet their rescuersRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 22, 2015 | HeraldNet

    One year ago today, dozens of men and women rushed to help victims of what would become the deadliest mudslide in American history. The Herald asked several survivors and their rescuers to return to the slide area for this series of portraits.

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  20. Slide survivor Tim Ward reflects on a year accomplishedRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 22, 2015 | HeraldNet

    Today, a year has passed since he survived the mudslide that took his bride, Brandy, and their life together on Steelhead Drive. The year since March 22, 2014, didn't determine where he'll go.

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