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Beefs & Bouquets, Feb. 26

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Floyd County, KY Officials: "We've never seen a mudslide this big"

WOWK: The mud slide started on a hill across the road, and sent trees and debris into the elderly couples' home. "There was a sidewalk here, and a fence," says Ms. Haywood, as she makes her way through ankle-deep mud to the steps of the home, and points to a ...

Mudslide closes KY 1363

On Monday morning, a mudslide near the old Yamacraw railroad bridge blocked both lanes of KY 1363. The slide also downed power lines. Kentucky Transportation Cabinet District 8 crews responded to the scene and closed KY 1363 from the entrance at ...

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The youngest survivor of last year's monstrous landslide in Oso, Washington, was just 5 months old.

Infant Boy Who Survived Oso Mudslide Defies the Odds

Duke Suddarth was just 22-weeks-old when he and his mother were swept up in the deadly Washington state mudslide last March. Both barely survived.

Duke Suddarth, Infant Boy Who Survived Oso Mudslide, Defies the Odds

NBCNews.com: The youngest survivor of last year's monstrous landslide in Oso, Washington, was just 5 months old. Protected in his mother's arms, Duke Suddarth was alive when a rescuer sliced through the wreckage of the family's home with a chainsaw and found the ...

Mudslide closes Highway 6 west of Needles

Arrow Lakes News: Mild temperatures at this time of year have begun to wreak havoc on local roads. The section of Highway 6 one kilometre from the Needles ferry landing was been closed after a mudslide on Feb. 18 effectively cutting the town of Edgewood off from ...

Baby who survived Washington mudslide brings joy and hope to town with

Daily Mail: Duke, then only 5 months old, was mere seconds away from death when Good Samaritan Kody Wesson plucked him from the debris as his mother, Amanda, lay helpless nearby with two injured legs after their home was destroyed by the massive mudslide ...

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Inslee signs supplemental budget for mudslide, fire relief

KOMO News: OLYMPIA, Wash. (AP) - Gov. Jay Inslee signed a supplemental budget Thursday that allocates nearly $218 million in state and federal money for expenses including the deadly Oso mudslide and last summer's wildfires. The supplemental budget is the first ...

Inslee signs supplemental budget for Oso mudslide, fire relief

Jay Inslee signed a supplemental budget Wednesday that allocates nearly $218 million in state and federal money for expenses including the deadly Oso mudslide and last summer's wildfires. The supplemental budget is the first bill from the 2015 ...

Gov. Inslee signs supplemental budget including money for wildfire, Oso

Fox Business: Jay Inslee signed a supplemental budget Wednesday that allocates nearly $218 million in state and federal money for expenses including the deadly Oso mudslide and last summer's wildfires. The supplemental budget is the first bill from the 2015 ...

Inslee signs supplemental budget for mudslide, fire relief

Gov. Jay Inslee signed a supplemental budget Thursday that allocates nearly $218 million in state and federal money for expenses including the deadly Oso mudslide and last summer's wildfires. The supplemental ...

WEST OF THE NEEDLES FERRY DOCK..

Highway 6 closed, large cracks in road

Globalnews.ca: NEAR FAUQUIER — There is trouble on Highway 6 in the north Okanagan. What Drive BC is reporting as a mudslide is actually the highway slumping. There are large cracks in the road bed west of the Needles ferry dock at Arrow Lake. The cause for the ...

Mudslide and logging truck fire close Highway 6

A slide is blocking Highway 6 -- one kilometre west of the Needles ferry dock at Arrow Lake.

13 KILOMETRES SOUTH OF SICAMOUS..

Okanagan highway reopens after weekend mudslide

The Province: SICAMOUS, B.C. — An Okanagan highway has reopened after being covered by a destructive mudslide that damaged vehicles and knocked a home off its foundation. The slew of mud and debris came down 13 kilometres south of Sicamous at around ...

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Mudslide closes Highway 6 in West Kootenay south of Nakusp

CBC.ca: A mudslide has closed Highway 6 in both directions one kilometre west of the Needles Ferry Dock, south of Nakusp in B.C's West Kootenay region. "We're basically cut off from the world," Linda McNutt, a volunteer with the fire department in nearby ...

Mudslide closes Highway 6

Castanet.net: A mudslide has closed Highway 6 east of the North Okanagan, near the Needles Ferry on Arrow Lake. DriveBC reports the highway is closed in both directions, one kilometre west of the ferry dock. An estimated time of reopening is not available at this time.

Mudslide closes Highway 6 in West Kootenay south of Nakusp

A mudslide has closed Highway 6 in both directions one kilometre west of the Needles Ferry Dock, south of Nakusp in B.C's West Kootenay region. "We're basically cut off from the world," Linda McNutt, a volunteer with the fire department in nearby community of Edgewood told Daybreak South's Chris Walker. McNutt said while Edgewood has its own ambulance service, the community relies on Nakusp for ...

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Mudslide and logging truck fire close Highway 6

Globalnews.ca: There is trouble on Highway 6 in the north Okanagan. A logging truck with a full load caught fire early Wednesday morning, initially closing the highway. The blaze has been contained by fire crews but there are still 15 minute delays at Shuswap Hill ...

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Mudslide Tears Through Floyd County Home

Residents of the Bluegrass have suffered through a winter for the record books. The 10-inch plus snowfall in one day in Lexington last week was the fourth most in history. Two days later, three to four more inches fell, pushing the city over its ...

Massive Mudslide May Be Weather Related

The weather may be to blame for a huge mudslide that tore through a home in Floyd County. Thankfully, the elderly couple inside made it out safely. However, their home near Prestonsburg on Haywood Branch Road was severely damaged. "This is a major ...

Mudslide communities to be awarded state Medal of Honor

HeraldNet: OLYMPIA — The communities of Oso, Darrington and Arlington and the Sauk-Suiattle Tribe will receive one of the state's highest honors next month for the heroism of residents and tribal members in response to the deadly Oso mudslide.

Mudslide communities to be awarded state Medal of Valor

HeraldNet: OLYMPIA — The communities of Oso, Darrington and Arlington and the Sauk-Suiattle Tribe will receive one of the state's highest honors next month for the heroism of residents and tribal members in response to the deadly Oso mudslide.

Local woman left homeless from mudslide in Pass Creek

The recent flooding in the Regional District of Central Kootenay not only resulted in power outages and the closing of many roads, but has destroyed the home of one Pass Creek resident.

NAS Whidbey personnel honored for Oso response

As part of Washington state’s annual Navy Day celebration, Gov. Jay Inslee recognized seven Whidbey Island Naval Air Station personnel on Feb. 11 for their actions rescuing seven people from the Oso mudslide last year.

Mudslide creates havoc

A mudslide early Sunday morning almost buries two bikes (r) and creates problems with a large propane tank.

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