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Chapel on the Rock survives massive rock and mudslide

9NEWS.com: ESTES PARK - Built atop a massive granite rock, it's in every way a part of the valley landscape. Saint Catherine's Stone Chapel on the Rock sits in the shadow of Mount Meeker, the 13,916-foot peak in Rocky Mountain National Park. It was built in 1935 ...
VIDEO: Lookout Mountain mudslide closes Ochs Highway

- 1 week ago @ timesfreepress.com: Crew are working to clean up a mudslide on Ochs Highway near Sanders Road and Signal Mountain, the result of rain-soaked soil that has not had a chance to dry. Derek Eisentrout, a meteorologist with the National Weather Service in Morristown, Tenn., ...

Washed away: Tennessee Valley cleans up after severe weather (video, slideshow)

- 6 days ago @ ri.search.yahoo.com: Rain pummeled Chattanooga and surrounding areas Tuesday, resulting in power outages, accidents and a mudslide that closed Ochs Highway on Lookout Mountain, but the region escaped the widespread damage in Arkansas, Mississippi and Alabama.

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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 ...

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 ...

Tropical storm batters southern Mexico coast, kills six

Acapulco (Mexico) (AFP) - Six people were killed as tropical storm Trudy -- since downgraded to a tropical depression -- lashed Mexico, prompting evacuations and stranding 16 communities, authorities said Sunday.

Good Progress Made on Middle Fork Boise River Road Repairs

Back in early August, heavy rains caused a mudslide that completely wiped out 700 feet of the Middle Fork Boise River Road, cutting off access to Atlanta, Idaho. Another quarter-mile of the road was covered in mud, logs and rocky debris.… [ Read more ] [ Subscribe to the comments on this story ]

Amputee donates leg for dog training

An amputee gave the Spokane County, Washington, Sheriffs Office one of the most unique gifts it has ever received. The man donated his leg, so cadaver dogs could train with it. Those dogs went on to help locate victims in the Oso mudslide.                

At least nine killed in Nicaragua mudslide

Washington Post: At least nine killed in Nicaragua mudslide. Your browser does not currently support live streaming video. - Wall collapses after heavy rains in Nicaragua's capital Managua unleash mudslides, killing nine people in a poor neighborhood. () ...

Arlington Oso Night [VIDEO]

ARLINGTON — Arlington high school hosted its first home football game of the season on its new synthetic turf field last friday night, but it was also a special night commemorating those lost in the Oso Mudslide six months ago and the presentation of the NFL football grant from the Seattle Seahawks for Arlington's new turf.

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 ...

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Driving Rain Causes Power Outages; Rock And Mud Slide Shuts Down Ochs

The Chattanoogan: Jennifer Flynn of TDOT said, "A mudslide occurred on the SR-58 portion of Ochs Highway, early this morning, closing the roadway between Sanders Road and where Ochs Highway continues up the mountain. It was reported at 5:50 a.m., and TDOT ...

UPDATE: Ochs Highway re-opened after mudslide

WRCB-TV: UPDATE: After a mudslide blocked the SR-58 portion of Ochs Highway early Tuesday morning, the roadway has been re-opened. TDOT crews had to wait until daylight to begin clearing the area, according to officials.

Driving Rain Causes Power Outages; Mudslide Shuts Down Ochs Highway

The Chattanoogan: Jennifer Flynn of TDOT said, "A mudslide occurred on the SR-58 portion of Ochs Highway, early this morning, closing the roadway between Sanders Road and where Ochs Highway continues up the mountain. It was reported at 5:50 a.m., and TDOT ...

VIDEO: Lookout Mountain mudslide closes Ochs Highway

Crew are working to clean up a mudslide on Ochs Highway near Sanders Road and Signal Mountain, the result of rain-soaked soil that has not had a chance to dry. Derek Eisentrout, a meteorologist with the National Weather Service in Morristown, Tenn., ...

Washed away: Tennessee Valley cleans up after severe weather (video, slideshow)

Rain pummeled Chattanooga and surrounding areas Tuesday, resulting in power outages, accidents and a mudslide that closed Ochs Highway on Lookout Mountain, but the region escaped the widespread damage in Arkansas, Mississippi and Alabama.

VIDEO: Lookout Mountain mudslide closes Ochs Highway | Times

Crew are working to clean up a mudslide on Ochs Highway near Sanders Road and Signal Mountain, the result of rain-soaked soil that has not had a chance to dry. Derek Eisentrout, a meteorologist with the National Weather ...

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Land-use planners ready to apply lessons from mudslide

HeraldNet: 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 government leaders from all over ...

Land-use planners ready to apply lessons from mudslide

EVERETT — Snohomish County has yet to change any permanent land-use rules about what people can build near steep, unstable slopes after the deadly Oso landslide.

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Popular King County shortcut shut down by mudslide with no plans to reopen

MyNorthwest.com: 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 ...

Cowboys, protests and a mudslide top Tuesday's best photos

In this Aug. 31, 2014 photo, charro Leonardo Flores, stands on his horse Canelito while showing off his roping skills; a move called, "florear sobre el caballo," during a practice session at a corral in southern Mexico City. "Charreria," the Mexican version of a rodeo, usually consists of nine scoring events that include horses and or cattle.

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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 ...

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