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4 min ago | KOMO News

Death toll in Oso mudslide rises to 39

The death toll from the mudslide that hit the Washington town of Oso has risen to 39. The Snohomish County medical examiner's office announced two more victims Wednesday and said it's trying to identify three of the bodies.


Related Topix: Mudflow, Oso, WA, Natural Disasters, Snohomish County, WA

4 hrs ago | Low Down To Hull and Back News

New slide at 105: Is Chelsea prepared for landslides?

Police cordoned off this area just off Hwy 105 near Patrick Road in Chelsea after the April 8 landslide.


7 hrs ago | Vashon-Maury Island Beachcomber

Responders work to prepare for a landslide on Vashon

In the wake of last month's deadly landslide in Oso, Vashon's emergency volunteers are preparing for a significant landslide on Vashon while also attempting to highlight the island's own risk for slides.


Related Topix: Vashon, WA, Weather, King County, WA

7 hrs ago |

JBLM soldier found dead was nephew of slide victims

The missing soldier from Joint Base Lewis McChord who was found dead in Capitol Forest Tuesday was the nephew of two victims of the Oso landslide, a fellow JBLM soldier told KING 5. The Thurston County Sheriff's Dept.


Related Topix: Fort Lee, VA

10 hrs ago | Berkshire Eagle

Rock slide forces North Adams road closure

A rock slide and fears of more falling debris prompted city officials to shut down Route 8 near the Clarksburg border Tuesday.


Related Topix: Weather, Albany, NY

14 hrs ago | The Globe and Mail

Death toll from Washington mudslide rises to 37

Search and Rescue personnel continue the search for bodies buried in mud at the landslide in Oso, Wash., Wednesday, April 9, 2014.


Related Topix: Mudflow, Natural Disasters, Oso, WA, Snohomish County, WA, Weather

Tue Apr 15, 2014


Oso mudslide death toll rises to 37; flags lowered across state

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.


Related Topix: Oso, WA, Mudflow, Natural Disasters, Snohomish County, WA, US Governors, Jay Inslee, US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat

KMVT Twin Falls

Death Toll From Washington Landslide Rises To 37

The death toll from a massive landslide in Washington State is now up to 37. The Snohomish County Medical Examiner's Office says it has identified 36 of the victims.


Related Topix: Snohomish County, WA

Montreal Gazette

Heavy rains cause mudslide near Morin Heights

The flooded intersection of Riviera and 4th Sts. at the edge of the Mille-Iles River in Laval West, north of Montreal, Monday, April 14, 2014, one of several sections around the area that were flooded.


Related Topix: Mudflow, Natural Disasters, Flood

CBC News

Landslide pushes cottages into Quebec's Lac-des-Seize-Iles

Two cottages and two boathouses slid into a lake in one of two landslides in Quebec's Laurentians region today.


The Waterland Blog

Landslide in Seahurst Park has City of Burien concerned

A landslide in Seahurst Park has the City of Burien concerned enough to pay at least $24,000 to hire a geotechnical engineering firm to evaluate it for repair.


Related Topix: Burien, WA

The Miami Herald

Death toll in Washington mudslide rises to 37

The Snohomish County medical examiner's office said Tuesday it has received one more victim.


Related Topix: Natural Disasters, Mudflow, Snohomish County, WA, Social Software

Bellingham Herald

Could take months to clear mud from Highway 530

It blocks direct access between Darrington and the Interstate 5 corridor. Department officials told residents of Darrington Monday night they may be allowed limited use of an access road that has been restricted to emergency vehicles.


Related Topix: Oso, WA, Mudflow, Natural Disasters, Darrington, WA, Snohomish County, WA, Arlington, WA

Steel 'spiders' that save lives, from volcanos to landslides

Scientists with the U.S. Geological Survey's Cascades Volcano Observatory have configured four "spiders" to watch over workers trying to recover victims from the Oso landslide.


Related Topix: Geology, Science, Oso, WA

Mon Apr 14, 2014

Seattle Times

Guest: Map the runout risk for landslides like Oso

AS a geologist, I find the Oso landslide is all the more devastating when I look at the county hazard map and see that none of the homes on Steelhead Drive were mapped as part of a landslide-hazard zone.


Related Topix: Geology, Science, US Geological Survey, Technical Services, Weather, Opinion

The York Daily Record

Some Wyoming residents allowed back to slide zone

Several of the 60 or so people evacuated from a slow-motion landslide area in Wyoming can return home but won't have access to emergency services or trash pickup, town officials said Monday.


Inside Costa Rica

Concrete-coated slopes of Caldera Highway could collapse, specialists warn

April 14th, 2014 At least six slopes on the Caldera Highway, which connects San JosA© to the country's Pacific coast, pose risk of collapse or landslide, according to the most recent report of the National Laboratory of Materials and Structural Models at the University of Costa Rica .


Landslides: Where and Why They Occur

Last month's mudslide in Oso, Snohomish County, Wash., has killed more than 30 people and has left many more still unaccounted for.


Related Topix: Oso, WA, Mudflow, Snohomish County, WA, Natural Disasters, US Geological Survey, Technical Services, Geology, Science

Sun Apr 13, 2014


150 tonnes of cliff face falls on to beach at Penarth

Fifteen-year-old James Lock was found dead near his school this week and a shrine in his memory was set up by pupils nearby Live: Swansea City v Chelsea - Follow our updates from the Liberty as Swans look to upset Jose Mourinho's title-chasers The Swans kick-off just three points above the drop zone after results on Saturday dragged them towards ... (more)


Related Topix: United Kingdom, Vale of Glamorgan County, Wales,

Daily Kos

Landslide in Oso, Washington - " Don't Blame Nature and Acts of God for Reckless Logging

The 300-acre landslide in Oso, Washington, which killed at least 30 people and destroyed the local community on March 22, 2014, reveals a consequence of a relatively unregulated and unseen industry: logging.


Related Topix: Oso, WA, Natural Disasters