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UNDP launches Regional Report: 'Leveraging Change for Better Lives'

The Jet Newspaper: For example, UNDP support for the government of India has helped create 40 million jobs, its partnership with the Global Environment Facility (GEF) led to the production of 15,000 zero-emission electric cars in Sri Lanka, and its work with local ...


Reverend's Oso song came straight from the heart

A cross is decorated with flowers in dedication to mudslide victims at the Oso Community Chapel on March 26. The Rev. Chuck Harmon (left) with the group he assembled to record the song “Jesus Was There”after the fatal mudslide near Oso.

In Uniform

Active Duty A Navy flyover before the playoff game between the Green Bay Packers and Seattle Seahawks on Jan. 18 included local search & rescue staff based at Whidbey Island Naval Air Station.

Insurance won’t cover couple’s destructive wall collapse

DENVER — It’s a sight no homeowner wants to come home to: The north wall of their house gone, the interior exposed to the elements of winter. Cort Cagle and his wife Cody Galloway haven’t been able to live in their own home since November 21, 2014. That’s when an excavation crew digging a foundation […]

'Wall of Death': Suit Blames State, Logger for Oso Mudslide

A lawsuit filed Wednesday blames state and local officials and a logging firm for the mudslide, which killed 43 people in March 2014.

Oso Mudslide: Lawsuit Blames State, Logging Company for Deadly Disaster Relatives of a half dozen people killed in the massive Oso, Washington mudslide filed suit against the state, Snohomish County and a logging company Wednesday, saying they helped turn a historically unstable hillside into a "wall of death." The March ...

Oso, Wash., Mudslide Remembered in Pictures

Just this past Tuesday I was speaking with someone who responded from Seattle's Office of Emergency Management to the Oso mudslide that happened in March 2014. One thing he relayed to me was that getting people out of the EOC they were staffing and ...

Two weeks after disaster, Beacon Hill residents bounce back

From 23rd Street in Hoquiam, Lon Howell looked through the windshield of his work vehicle to the top of Beacon Hill.

Today In History, January 22nd

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Report: Liquefaction Had a Hand in Deadly Washington Mudslide

Insurance Journal: A study of the Oso landslide in Washington state that killed 43 people in March says the amount of water that saturated a hillside made it especially destructive when it gave way. The soil lost its coherence and flowed like a liquid in a process called ...

NEW: Liquefaction citied in study of deadly Oso mudslide

KGMI: OSO, Wash. – A study of the Oso landslide that killed 43 people in March 2014 says