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Kris Regelbrugge, the last Oso mudslide victim, lived on her own terms

HeraldNet: An enlisted man who became an officer, Navy Cmdr. John Regelbrugge III completed 19 deployments before he died in the March 22 mudslide. Kris raised their children while he was at sea. A week after the slide, her family already was missing her mischief.

County reimbursing for property used in mudslide

KXLY Spokane: Snohomish County has paid more than $280,000 to owners of property damaged by search and rescue operations following the massive Oso mudslide. The Everett Herald reports Sunday that within the first few days of the March 22 mudslide, county lawyers ...

Sanoah: Vessel christening in Homer honors Washington mudslide victims

On March 22, a mudslide near Oso, Washington, claimed the lives of Huestis' daughter and mother. Huestis' story received national and worldwide media attention followed by an influx of sympathetic emails and Facebook messages as well as some ...

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A few months ago, a major event changed Natasha Huestis' life. On March 22, a mudslide near Oso, Washington, claimed the lives of Huestis' daughter and mother.

Mingo County Man Survives Mudslide

WCHS-TV8: Just imagine laying in bed, it's raining, then all of a sudden your house starts moving. That is exactly what happened to one Mingo County man as he was caught up in a mudslide. Joseph Patrick is bed ridden and was watching TV when tons of mud came ...

Alaska boat named after child lost in Washington mudslide

Sunday, she was on hand in Homer to christen a boat named after the infant daughter she lost in a deadly mudslide. Natasha Huestis lost her mother and her 4-month-old daughter when the wall of mud hit Oso, Wash., in March. Sunday afternoon she ...

Property owners near Oso mudslide reimbursed for damage caused by search

OSO, Wash. — Snohomish County has paid more than $280,000 to owners of property damaged by search and rescue operations following the massive Oso mudslide. The Everett Herald reports Sunday that within the first few days of the March 22 mudslide, ...

As rain continues, mudslide risks dog Hiroshima rescue; death toll at 50

The Japan Times: HIROSHIMA – The death toll from the deadly mudslides which hit the city of Hiroshima last week rose to 50 on Sunday, with 38 still missing, as rain forced rescue workers to suspend operations in the early hours due to safety concerns. Prime Minister ...

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Hiroshima rescuers resume search as death toll hits 49

The Japan Times: Most of the damage took place in Asaminami and Asakita wards, where mudslides triggered by the long stretch of heavy rain from late Tuesday to early Wednesday buried or washed away houses and apartments, trapping many caught asleep in the early ...

Fukui to review mudslide dangers in wake of Hiroshima disaster

The Japan Times: Following this week's devastating mudslides in Hiroshima, Fukui Prefecture has announced it will conduct a survey next month on the potential danger of mudslides and avalanches on the Tsuruga Peninsula, where five nuclear reactors are located. There ...

Mudslide sensors planned for parts of Hiroshima

The Japan Times: The central government and Hiroshima Prefectural Government plan to place mudslide sensors in the northern part of the prefecture where at least 90 people were reported dead or missing as of Friday, the Yomiuri Shimbun reported Friday. The land ...

Search for missing in Hiroshima mudslide continues, as victims mourned

The Japan Times: HIROSHIMA – Police, firefighters and Ground Self-Defense Force personnel continued searching for survivors Thursday after heavy rain triggered mudslides in the city of Hiroshima. The death toll had risen to 39 with 43 people missing by Thursday evening ...

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Hiroshima Mudslide Death Toll Rises to 50 as Search Resumes

Bloomberg: The death toll from mudslides in Hiroshima rose to 50 today as rescue workers resumed searching for survivors. Thirty-eight people remained unaccounted for as of 8 a.m., according to Hiroshima police. The search, suspended earlier due to weather ...

Hiroshima Mudslide Death Toll Rises to 50 as Search Resumes

The death toll from mudslides in Hiroshima rose to 50 today as rescue workers resumed searching for survivors.

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Agencies raised $9 million for Oso mudslide recovery

EVERETT — More than $9 million has been raised to help recovery efforts in the five months since a mudslide wiped out a neighborhood in Oso and blocked the highway to Darrington. The Daily Herald reports United Way of Snohomish County and the ...

$9 million raised for Oso mudslide recovery

KIRO Seattle: More than $9 million has been raised to help recovery efforts in the five months since a mudslide wiped out a neighborhood in Oso and blocked the highway to Darrington. The Daily Herald reports (http://bit.ly/1zdefAe ) United Way of Snohomish County ...

Agencies raised $9 million for Oso mudslide recovery

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Large mudslide partially blocks Sarapiquí River in Alajuela

Tico Times: Officials at the National Emergency Commission (CNE) confirmed that a mudslide Thursday night partially has blocked the Sarapiquí River in north-central Costa Rica. Red Cross spokesman Alexander Porras said Friday that some 150 cubic meters of mud ...

VIDEO: Methow couple survive mudslide, lose house

Janie Lewis tells what happened early Thursday night as a wall of mudslide hit her home along Highway 153 in the Methow Valley. Her husband Bob “Elk” Belgard was hit by an initial 10 feet of water that burst through the front door. Janie Lewis and Bob ...

Heavy rain sets off mudslides in fire-ravaged north Washington state

CBS News: TWISP, Wash. -- Thunderstorms dropped heavy rain on areas of north-central Washington hard-hit by wildfires this summer, triggering flash floods and mudslides Thursday night that damaged some homes, blocked portions of at least three highways and ...

VIDEO: Methow couple survive mudslide, lose house

Janie Lewis tells what happened early Thursday night as a wall of mudslide hit her home along Highway 153 in the Methow Valley.

VIDEO: Methow couple survive mudslide, lose house | The

Janie Lewis tells what happened early Thursday night as a wall of mudslide hit her home along Highway 153 in the Methow Valley. Her husband Bob 'Elk' Belgard was hit by an initial 10 feet of water that burst through the ...

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Rain after wildfires triggers mudslides in Washington state

CBS News: Rain in Washington state unleashed mudslides on land left bare by wildfires, washing down hillsides, damaging homes and closing highways as the threat of more storms loomed Friday. There were no reports of injuries from Thursday night's mudslides, but ...

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Authorities try to determine scope of destruction after flash floods

Q13 FOX: CHELAN, Wash. — Flooding and mudslides cut off several highways in spots and damaged at least two homes in north-central Washington Thursday night, the Okanogan County sheriff and the Washington State Patrol said. Three main roads were closed, ...

Floods, mudslides cut several highways, damage homes in central Washington

Q13 FOX: CHELAN, Wash. — Flooding and mudslides cut off several highways in spots and damaged at least two homes in north-central Washington Thursday night, the Okanogan County sheriff and the Washington State Patrol said. Three main roads were closed, ...

Floods, mudslides cut several roads, reportedly damage - Q13.com

CHELAN, Wash. — Flooding and mudslides cut off several highways in spots and damaged at least two homes in north-central Washington Thursday night, the Okanogan County sheriff and the Washington State Patrol said.

Authorities try to determine scope of destruction after flash

CHELAN, Wash. — Flooding and mudslides cut off several highways in spots and damaged at least two homes in north-central Washington Thursday night, the Okanogan County sheriff and the Washington State Patrol said.

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