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Oso mudslide survivors desperate to find missing dog

KOMO News: OSO, Wash. -- Along a stretch of State Route 520, there's a family of four that calls themselves Oso resilient. "We are the last man standing in the middle of the mudslide," said Loki Smith-Apple. The monstrous slide missed their home by less than 100 ...

A Day in the ‘City of Smiles’

The mere mention of Bacolod City, the capital of Negros Occidental in Western Visayas, Philippines, connotes images of intricately-designed smiling masks used for its major festival called Masskara, held every third week of October. Treat yourself to a delicious plate of chicken inasal. This Bacolod style grilled chicken is marinated in vinegar for an hour with finely minced garlic, ginger ...

A look at the Snohomish County Executive race: Lovick vs. Eslick

EVERETT — Voters in Snohomish County have a major choice on their hands, with incumbent County Executive John Lovick is being challenged by Republican Carolyn Eslick. It’s the only county executive race on the ballot this year in our region and therefore is getting a fair amount of attention. Lovick was appointed to the executive’s […]

Washington state community devastated by mudslide could face floods

Reuters: SEATTLE (Reuters) - A Washington state community devastated by a mudslide that killed 43 people in March was bracing for its first rainy season since the disaster and the threat of flooding from a river that changed course as a result of it, officials ...

Near site of Oso mudslide, concerns over heavy rain, new path of river

Q13 FOX: OSO, Wash. — Flooding is a big concern in Snohomish County, especially near the Oso mudslide. The concern is that the path of the Stillaguamish River has changed as a result of the mudslide, and the effect of that on people living nearby is unknown.

Some drones may be consumer toys, but they’re about to bring big data to big industries

Drones will be more than delivery vehicles or cool cameras, said 3DRobotics CEO. Expect to see them in industries in the next two years.

Two girls killed in mudslide

Gopalganj, Oct 22 (PTI) Two minor girls were killed in a mudslide at Pithauri in Gopalganj district of Bihar today.

Glen Falls Trail Closed Until Further Notice

CHATTANOOGA, TN (WDEF) - A popular trail on Lookout Mountain Battlefield is now closed until further notice. Debris litters the pathway, making it unsafe for people walking on the Glen Falls Trail. The trail is adjacent to the recent mudslide that closed Ochs Highway on October 14th. There's no word on when it will reopen.






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Oso mudslide front and center in 39th District House race

HeraldNet: Scott, 48, of Monroe, doesn't have ideas for new laws as a result of the mudslide. She is waiting for word from an independent commission that is expected to make recommendations for improved emergency coordination and better building regulations in ...


Lions proved big-hearted after mudslide

HeraldNet: ... screening van to Darrington and to the Sauk Suiattle Indian Reservation, offering free sight and hearing tests. They paid for glasses for 19 local students who couldn't afford them and struggled to access other resources while the mudslide blocked ...

At least nine killed in Nicaragua mudslide

Washington Post: October 17, 2014 4:26 PM EDT - Wall collapses after heavy rains in Nicaragua's capital Managua unleash mudslides, killing nine people in an impoverished neighborhood. (Reuters). October 17, 2014 4:26 PM EDT - Wall collapses after heavy rains in ...

Popular King County shortcut shut down by mudslide with no plans to reopen It was a popular shortcut for people wanting to get up to I-5 from the valley in King County, but it was shut down by a mudslide earlier this year. Now, it's a chokepoint. Jerry wrote in to ask about the closures of 56th Place South and 58th Place ...

Lions proved big-hearted after mudslide

OSO — The calls started coming in the days after the mudslide. Lions Clubs from across the country, and some from outside the U.S., wanted to help....

Land-use planners ready to apply lessons from mudslide

Jay Inslee formed to study the Oso mudslide . The group's report on public safety and land-use regulations is due in December. The Joint SR 530 Landslide Commission includes scientists, public safety experts and local ...


Lookout Mountain residents diagnose mud slide origination

WRCB-TV: LOOKOUT MTN, TN (WRCB)--"You like living on the edge? It's kind of fun," responds Susan Jensen of Lookout Mountain's Stone Edge condominiums. The ritzy complex living up to its name now more than ever after heavy rains earlier this week shut down ...

Incremental grant funds those helping Oso recover

An incremental grant was awarded Monday for continued funding to those assisting with clean-up and recovery efforts in Snohomish County after the flooding and mudslides of March. $626,159 in funds will be distributed to the Washington State Employment Security Department, to help create temporary jobs to assist with these recovery efforts. "The small, rural community of Oso continues to suffer ...


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