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  1. 2 sides still spar over latest rewrite to state logging manualRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Nov 8 | Seattle Times

    A marathon effort to overhaul the state manual that guides logging on unstable terrain has ended with timber-industry officials and environmentalists at odds over what the document should say. Industry officials think the rewrite represents the best science, and they support its adoption when the state Forest Practices Board meets Tuesday.


  2. Oso to get additional $1.75 million in federal fundsRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 21, 2015 | Seattle Times

    The Federal Emergency Management Agency has announced it will pay Snohomish County an additional $1.75 million in mudslide recovery expenses. Snohomish County officials said in a news release Wednesday the most recent amount brings total federal and state reimbursements to over $18 million.


  3. Interior secretary, scientists discuss disaster risks in a changing worldRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 15, 2015 | Seattle Times

    U.S. Department of the Interior Secretary Sally Jewell traveled to Washington Thursday to discuss heightened risk of natural disasters because of climate change. In Oso, Snohomish County, slammed by a mudslide that claimed 43 lives last year , Jewell and U.S. Rep. Suzan DelBene, D-Medina, watched an earthquake- preparedness drill and walked the disaster site.


  4. Oso gets $7.6 million of federal funds for mudslide recoveryRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 24, 2015 | Seattle Times

    The Daily Herald of Everett reports that a new Federal Emergency Management Agency grant for nearly $4.2 million covers part of what the county spent last summer to remove 200,000 cubic yards of dirt and trees from the disaster zone. FEMA also awarded nearly $3.5 million for the state of Washington's debris-removal costs.


  5. Laser map gave clue to Oso slide's ferocityRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 1, 2015 | Seattle Times

    An aerial map compiled a year before the deadly Oso landslide shows that the upper portion of the hillside was being dangerously undercut, which could point the way to identifying other high-risk slopes, according to a new analysis. University of Illinois engineering professor Timothy Stark says he and his colleagues are convinced that the slide originated high on the slope, not lower down as previous investigations suggested.


  6. Army chief: Human error likely not cause of anthrax mistakeRead the original story w/Photo

    May 28, 2015 | Seattle Times

    Human error probably was not a factor in the Army's mistaken shipment of live anthrax samples to numerous U.S. government and commercial laboratories in the U.S. and in South Korea, the Army's top general said Thursday. Gen. Ray Odierno, the Army chief of staff, told reporters the problem may have been a failure in the technical process of killing, or inactivating, anthrax samples.


  7. State Lands Commissioner Peter Goldmark's unfinished agendaRead the original story w/Photo

    May 25, 2015 | Seattle Times

    IF you live in Washington, chances are you've been in a forest. My kids and I like hiking out on the Olympic Peninsula, on the drier side of the Cascades and close by in the Issaquah Alps.


  8. Marysville-Pilchuck community hurt by misinformationRead the original story w/Photo

    May 11, 2015 | Seattle Times

    I thank The Times for publishing the facts surrounding erroneous information given by officials of Harborview during the tragedy at Marysville-Pilchuck High School last October [" UW: Information on air ambulances in Marysville shooting was wrong ," Local News, May 4]. However, one cannot comprehend the damage done to a community in mourning, questioning our emergency personnel and the decisions they made that day.


  9. Fund technology to prevent another Oso landslideRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 15, 2015 | Seattle Times

    Jamie Delano, right, and Ben Carlson, check a lidar map of an earthquake fault in the Spencer Canyon near Entiat in November. IN the aftermath of last year's lethal Oso landslide, the state Legislature has unanimously authorized an expanded state program to map slide-prone slopes and other geologic hazards.


  10. Mortgage mess drags on over destroyed Oso homesRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 23, 2015 | Seattle Times

    A house is seen destroyed in the mud on Highway 530 next to mile marker 37 on March 23, 2014, the day after a giant landslide occurred. Many survivors are still in mortgage debt a year after the deadly Oso landslide turned the Steelhead Haven neighborhood into a burial ground.


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