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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 ...
Fire-singed Methow Valley slammed by flash flooding

- 1 week ago @ seattletimes.com: The state Department of Transportation said Highway 153, which connects Carlton, Winthrop and Twisp with the Wenatchee area, remained partially closed by mudslides and rocks, but a detour was available. There was no estimated time for reopening.

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Officials in Hiroshima lift evacuation advisories in mudslide-hit city

The Japan Times: Her husband, Etsuji, 64, said he looked forward to “sleeping in our own home” again. The death toll from the rain-triggered mudslides that broke out on Aug. 20 has climbed to 72, with two people still missing and about 1,100 people stuck in shelters ...

Oso mudslide victims, rescuers honored with vessel's naming

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.

Oso mudslide victims, rescuers honored with vessel's naming

KENAI, Alaska — 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. Nearly 1,500 miles away, Steve Attleson, owner of ATEC Marine in Kenai, ...

Vessel name honors mudslide victims, rescuers

KENAI, Alaska — A few months ago, a major event changed Natasha Huestis’ life. On March 22, a mudslide near Oso claimed the lives of her daughter and mother.

Talgar mudslide damages run into millions

Tengrinews: The mudslide did not claim any human lives. However, the damages were significant. Three houses of the forestry cordon and a section of the motorway, as well as two temporary terrace cafes located along the Talgar river were flooded and practically ...

Billy Spillers’ mother donates his football helmet to school

During his standout playing career at Chartiers-Houston High School, U.S. Navy Chief Petty Officer Billy Spillers would pull on his maroon and gold football helmet Friday nights and spend the next three hours harassing running backs and quarterbacks.

It's official: 2014 wettest summer in a nearly a century in Fairbanks

FAIRBANKS - After all the flooded basements, waterlogged gardens and ruined weekends, Fairbanksans have this: They made it through the wettest summer in recorded history.

Centralia Restaurant Continues Donating to Oso Mudslide Victims

Centralia Chronicle: The public spotlight has long disappeared from the small community of Oso in Snohomish County, but one Lewis County business has taken it upon itself to continue donating money for ongoing efforts to help families return to some semblance of normalcy.

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REIMBURSING FOR PROPERTY USED IN MUDSLIDE..

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 ...

County reimbursing for property used in mudslide

KOMO News: County reimbursing for property used in mudslide. FILE - Search and rescue personnel commemorated the third week of the tragic 530 slide with a moment of silence and bagpipes on Saturday. April 12, 2014. OSO, Wash. (AP) - Snohomish County has paid ...

County reimbursing for property used in mudslide

Longview Daily News: OSO, Wash. (AP) — 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 (http://bit.ly/VMXizt) Sunday that within the first few days of ...

County reimbursing for property used in mudslide

Snohomish County has paid more than $280,000 to owners of property damaged by search and rescue operations following the massive Oso mudslide.

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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, ...

County reimbursing landowners for damage during search and rescue

OSO — Snohomish County government has written more than a quarter-million dollars in checks to landowners whose property was damaged by search and rescue operations after the fatal March 22 mudslide.

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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.

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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 ...

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 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 ...

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.

Mudslide swallows Indian village; death toll rises to 51

Rescuers using earth-moving equipment and their bare hands dug through heavy mud and debris Thursday after a landslide engulfed an entire village in western India.

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Eastern Washington to wear helmet decal honoring mudslide victims Saturday

Yahoo Sports (blog): The game on ESPN at 3:30 p.m. ET and the Eagles will wear a helmet decal to honor victims of the Oso, Wash., mudslides. Eagle FB players will honor victims of the Oso, WA mudslide w/these helmet decals. pic.twitter.com/XLHLpN4EMT. — EWU Athletics ...

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Deadly Mudslide Strikes Guizhou Province, China

AccuWeather.com: A deadly landslide flattened much of a small town in Guizhou province, China, Wednesday night. Recent rains likely triggered the landslide which destroyed 77 homes in the village of Yingping. Thus far, fourteen people have been confirmed dead; however, ...

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.

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 ...

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

Kris and John Regelbrugge in a family photo from August 2012. The yellow ribbon was for their son who was serving in Afghanistan at the time.

Mudslide commission's search for answers begins

Steve Thomsen, county public works director, explains the extent of the slide to commission members Diane Sugimura (from left), John Erickson and JoAnn Boggs during the Oso recovery site visit Friday morning.

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.

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