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Normal traffic resumes on highway hit by Oso mudslide

OSO, Wash. — Six months after a hillside gave way in the Washington town of Oso, burying 43 people and blocking a state highway, the community is taking another step toward recovery with the return of normal traffic on the route. The state ...

Forest Service thinks California's drought caused a massive mudslide

Los Angeles Times: Government scientists say exceptionally hot, dry conditions and a lack of insulating snowpack primed Mt. Shasta for the massive mudslide that rumbled down over the weekend after a pulse of water burst out from under an alpine glacier. That a severe ...

Forest Service thinks California's drought caused a massive mudslide

Jonathan Dove was patrolling Mt. Shasta on a clear, warm afternoon when a group of backpackers asked him if Mud Creek Canyon on the Northern California peak always flowed so heavily.

An ominous mudslide on a depleted Mt. Shasta

Los Angeles Times: Government scientists say exceptionally hot, dry conditions and a lack of insulating snowpack primed Mt. Shasta for the massive mudslide that rumbled down over the weekend after a pulse of water burst out from under an alpine glacier. That a severe ...

Melted glacier creates massive mudslide down Mt. Shasta (w/video)

This Sunday, Sept. 21, 2014 photo provided by the U.S. Forest Service shows a mud flow along Mud Creek Canyon in the Shasta-Trinity National Forest. The largest mudslide on Northern California's Mt. Shasta in two decades may be related to California's ...

Crews work to clear debris from Shasta mudslide

KCRA Sacramento: The mudslide happened Saturday when the tip of a glacier broke off and sent a torrent of muck, logs and rocks down Mount Shasta's southeast side. Authorities say there were no injuries and that no homes were damaged. U.S. Forest Service spokeswoman ...

Crews Work to Clear Debris From Shasta Mudslide

2 roads, bridge remain closed due to Mt. Shasta mudslide triggered by melting glacier

Oso fire chief remembers deadly mudslide on 6-month anniversary

MyNorthwest.com: Harper, a volunteer like the rest of the department at the time, was among those who spoke at a small and somber memorial service at the mudslide site Sunday. "We've all become a lot closer," he says. "Communities tend to drift apart as everybody gets ...

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SHASTA IN TWO DECADES MAY BE..

Miles of mud cascade down Mt. Shasta

SHASTA — The largest mudslide on Northern California's Mt. Shasta in two decades may be related to California's prolonged drought, experts said Sunday. The mudslide began Saturday after a glacier holding pockets of water either shifted or melted, ...

Mount Shasta gouged by biggest mudslide in decades; melting glacier blamed

MT. SHASTA, Calif. (AP) -- The largest mudslide on Northern California's Mt. Shasta in two decades may be related to California's prolonged drought, experts said Sunday.

WASHINGTON STATE DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION..

Six months after deadly mudslide, Oso amazed at nature's recovery powers

Q13 FOX: OSO, Wash. — The Washington State Department of Transportation says they will fully reopen Highway 530 in Oso on Monday — exactly six months after the deadly slide. Heather Kelly, the 530 recovery team lead, is still amazed at the transformation of ...

Oso community prepares to mark the six month anniversary of deadly mudslide

Q13 FOX: OSO – The Washington State Department of Transportation says they will fully re-open Highway 530 in Oso on Monday, the six month anniversary of the deadly slide. Heather Kelly, the 530 recovery team lead, is still amazed at the transformation of the road.

Highway destroyed by Oso mudslide to reopen Monday

kgw.com: (AP) - The Washington State Department of Transportation says a section of Highway 530 destroyed by the Oso mudslide last March is set to reopen to two-way traffic on Monday. The devastating slide wiped out dozens of homes and entombed 43 people ...

Six months after deadly mudslide, Oso amazed at nature’s recovery powers

OSO, Wash. — The Washington State Department of Transportation says they will fully reopen Highway 530 in Oso on Monday — exactly six months after the deadly slide. Heather Kelly, the 530 recovery team lead, is still amazed at the transformation of the road. “Each week we come here and there’s more and more plant […]

Oso community prepares to mark the six month anniversary of deadly mudslide

OSO – The Washington State Department of Transportation says they will fully re-open Highway 530 in Oso on Monday, the six month anniversary of the deadly slide. Heather Kelly, the 530 recovery team lead, is still amazed at the transformation of the road. “Each week we come here and there’s more and more plant life, […]

DESTROYED BY THE OSO MUDSLIDE LAST..

Rain delays reopening of highway destroyed by Oso mudslide

The Washington Transportation Department says two days of steady rain have delayed the scheduled reopening to two-way, 50 mph traffic of a section of Highway 530 destroyed by the Oso mudslide last March. The highway had been expected to reopen ...

Rain delays reopening of highway destroyed by Oso mudslide

The Washington Transportation Department says two days of steady rain have delayed the scheduled reopening to two-way, 50 mph traffic of a section of Highway 530 destroyed by the Oso mudslide last March.

SEARCH AND RESCUE DOG..

Rescue dog that worked Oso mudslide found

KOMO News: EVERETT, Wash. (AP) - The Snohomish County Sheriff's office says a search and rescue dog that worked in the Oso mudslide has been found safely, swimming in a pool. The owners of Checkers, a golden retriever, let her out her Stanwood home Thursday, ...

Search dog who helped on Oso mudslide has gone missing

KOMO News: Search dog who helped on Oso mudslide has gone missing. Photo: Snohomish County Sheriff's Office. STANWOOD, Wash. -- A search and rescue dog with the Snohomish County Sheriff's office has gone missing and officials are asking for your help in ...

Missing rescue dog that worked Oso mudslide found swimming in pool

The Snohomish County Sheriff's office says a search and rescue dog that worked in the Oso mudslide has been found safely, swimming in a pool.

CAUSED A MASSIVE MUDSLIDE..

Calif. Drought Thought to be Behind Melting Mt. Shasta Glacier, Mudslide

NBC Bay Area: A melting glacier - likely created because of California's prolonged drought - caused a massive mudslide on Mt. Shasta over the weekend, sending mud, debris and gushes of water down the fifth highest mountain in California. Andrea Capps, spokeswoman ...

Mt. Shasta mudslide blamed on drought, melting glacier

Los Angeles Times: California's prolonged drought is believed to have caused a massive mudslide on Mt. Shasta over the weekend after meltwater from a glacier sent torrents of debris and mud down the mountain, officials said. Experts believe glacial melting, accelerated ...

Mt. Shasta mudslide blamed on drought, melting glacier

California's prolonged drought is believed to have caused a massive mudslide on Mt. Shasta over the weekend after meltwater from a glacier sent torrents of debris and mud down the mountain, officials said.

SIX MONTHS..

Highway swallowed by Washington mudslide to reopen, six months later

Yahoo News: SEATTLE (Reuters) - A Washington state highway destroyed by a deadly mudslide in March was scheduled to reopen this week, officials said on Monday, as residents of a rural community devastated by the disaster marked its six-month anniversary.

6 months after deadly mudslide, recovery and remembrance

KOMO News: Dayn Brunner remembers his sister Summer Raffo, who was killed in the Oso mudslide on March 22. DARRINGTON, Wash. - Six months have passed since mud and debris engulfed a neighborhood just outside Oso, killing 43 people in the most tragic and ...

Oso mudslide, six months later

The Seattle Times: Dayn Brunner, the brother of mudslide victim Summer Raffo, stands for a portrait near a "family rules" canvas print hanging in his Darrington home on Thursday, Sept. 18, 2014, nearly six months after the disaster. Brunner, who pulled his sister's body ...

Mudslide survivor reflects on the deadly disaster, six months later

Q13 FOX: OSO – Tomorrow marks six months since that deadly mudslide in Oso. Today, first responders, family and friends gathered to remember the lives lost and continue the healing process. Robin Youngblood is one of the nine survivors of the slide. She was ...

Oso mudslide, six months later

Dayn Brunner, the brother of mudslide victim Summer Raffo, stands for a portrait near a "family rules" canvas print hanging in his Darrington home on Thursday, Sept. 18, 2014, nearly six months after the disaster.

Oso survivor rebuilding his life six months after disaster hit

Tim Ward was at his home on Steelhead Drive with his wife, Brandy, the day of the Oso mudslide. His wife did not survive. Tim Ward was at his home on Steelhead Drive with his wife, Brandy, the day of the Oso mudslide.

Highway swallowed by Washington mudslide to reopen, six months later

By Victoria Cavaliere SEATTLE (Reuters) - A Washington state highway destroyed by a deadly mudslide in March was scheduled to reopen this week, officials said on Monday, as residents of a rural community devastated by the disaster marked its six-month anniversary. Forty-three people were killed when a rain-soaked hillside collapsed above the Stillaguamish River on March 22, unleashing a torrent ...

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