updated Thu. May 26, 2022
February 14, 2018
MOUNTLAKE TERRACE, WA - Red Onion Burgers in Mountlake Terrace raised a whopping $13,500 for the family of slain Pierce County deputy ... Every Tuesday night, the restaurant hosts a Dining $4 event, and has raised money for everything from the Oso landslide to Eastern Washington forest fires.
February 9, 2018
Washington's search and rescue team will soon be able to respond quickly to local disasters, previously stalled by red tape. ... "It didn't delay the response for Oso it just created an extra layer of bureaucracy,” said Scott Heinze, Deputy Director of Pierce County Emergency Management. "It's nice to knowÃÂ ...
February 7, 2018
James Gleeson, a transportation technician 3 with the Washington State Department of Transportation, hikes with equipment over his shoulder to place into position while measuring landslide movement using a LiDAR on Rattlesnake Ridge south of Union Gap, Wash., Friday, Jan. 26, 2018.
February 4, 2018
Aerial images of an historic landslide on Toppenish Ridge near Granger, Wash., Wednesday, Jan. ... Understanding Central Washington's geology is key to knowing how the deadly 2014 Oso slide northwest of Everett was a very different situation, said Dave Norman, a geologist with the state Department ofÃÂ ...
January 22, 2018
KING 5 reporter Glenn Farley says that unlike many other landslides in Washington state history, the impending Rattlesnake Ridge landslide isn't being brought on by rain or groundwater. “It seems to be more gravity with a little water mixed in,” Farley said on KING 5's The Sound Podcast. “How much waterÃÂ ...
January 10, 2018
UNION GAP, Wash. — A major landslide feared at Rattlesnake Ridge near Yakima is a “different beast” than most landslides we see in Washington, according to ... “This is really different from the tragedy we saw in Oso and the kind that are happening now in Southern California,” University of WashingtonÃÂ ...
January 7, 2018
Because the Department of Transportation deemed it safe, explains Kent Kaplan, a liaison officer from the Washington Military Department, which has emergency management as one of its missions. That crevice is moving slowly — at 1.4 feet a week. No rocks have fallen onto the highway. And in caseÃÂ ...
October 23, 2017
On Saturday, 22 March 2014, a devastating landslide roared across the North Fork of the Stillaguamish River, near Oso, Washington. The landslide killed 43 people as it plowed through the Steelhead Haven neighborhood. When it stopped, after crossing the river, the neighborhood, and State Route 530,ÃÂ ...
September 17, 2017
An American flag found in the debris hangs at half-staff on a single standing tree, with the slide site in the background, at the west site of the mudslide on Highway 530, near Oso, Wash., on April 1, ... For nearly three and a half years, the damaged Sitka spruce has stood guard at the site of the Oso mudslide.
May 9, 2017
OSO, WA — Snohomish County detectives are looking for help from residents of Arizona and California to find a gun allegedly used to murder an Oso ... Police believe the Reeds' parents, Clyde Reed, 81, and Faye Reed, 77, helped the brothers escape Washington state by providing them with a vehicle.
The Seattle Times
April 8, 2017
After a “particularly wet winter” this year, the state is busy investigating slides across Washington, Smillie said. Geologists have investigated 100 slides in just the last month in the northeast corner of the state. The slide near Oso is on privately owned land. DNR has access to the hillside road where cracksÃÂ ...
The Seattle Times
January 16, 2017
Washington's Department of Natural Resources (DNR) is following through with a key safety recommendation that arose in the aftermath of the Oso landslide, as it starts to post intricate topographical maps online. The state generates the maps through an aerial scanning technique called lidar. By showingÃÂ ...
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