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 News    March 26, 2014

Oso search comes down to shovels

The latest: A press conference is scheduled for 9 a.m. Officials say the death count could increase dramatically. As of Thursday night, the confirmed death toll is at 17, but officials say nine more...

 
 News    March 26, 2014

SR 530 crews keeping an eye on rainy weather today: Thursday, March 27, 2014 at 10:30 a.m.

SR 530 crews keeping an eye on rainy weather today ARLINGTON, Wash. – Because of the size of the slide, we’ve divided our rescue and recovery efforts into two sections – east and west side. East-side crews are working alongside local...

 
 News    March 26, 2014

OSO Update: Thursday, March 27, 2014 6:30 a.m.

Heartbreaking work in search for victims DARRINGTON, Wash. -- As firefighter Jeff McClelland uncovered a body on the moon-like surface that blankets what used to be the community of Oso, he soon...

 
 News    March 26, 2014

OSO Update: Tuesday, March 25, 2014 8:45 p.m.

Additional Victims Found at Slide: March 25, 2014 Additional slide victims have been found at the landslide site off of SR 530 earlier today. The number of victims has not yet been confirmed. --------...

 
 News    March 26, 2014

OSO Update: Tuesday, March 25, 2014 9:00am

The latest: Darrington's mayor is thankful for the outpouring of support, but is asking for no more volunteers at this time. The death toll stands at 14 There are 176 reports of people missing, but...

 
 News    March 26, 2014

Oso landslide update as of Monday, March 24, 9:40 a.m.

The number of names of those who may be unaccounted for that has been collected by emergency responders is now at 108 following Saturday's landslide near Oso. The number of dead is still confirmed at...

 
 News    March 26, 2014

Oso Update: Sunday, March 23, 11:30 a.m.

People still searching at the Oso mudslide Search operations by air resumed at first light this morning. At this time, it has been confirmed that 18 people remain unaccounted for, three people are confirmed dead and at least eight were rescued from t...

 
 News    March 26, 2014

OSO: Remembering the Lost

Listed here are the people who have been confirmed dead or missing, either by official sources or through family members, in the fatal landslide March 22 near Oso, Wash....

 
 News    March 26, 2014

Granite Falls School District extends extra support to the city and schools of Darrington

Granite Falls School District extends extra support to the city and schools of Darrington The devastating landslide has claimed several lives, destroyed many homes, and left some trapped in the mud and debris. The Granite Falls School District has be...

 
 News    March 26, 2014

Number of missing in SR 530 slide declines to 90

ARLINGTON, Wash. – The focus today was on rescue and recovery efforts, along with debris removal on both the east and west sides of the slide. East-side crews faced some challenges with the condition of the service road leading into the slide...

 
 News    March 26, 2014

Cabela's hosing BBQ for landslide victims

Cabela's is hosting a Benefit for the Oso Mudslide Victims at the Tulalip Cabela's Store. Our goal is to raise $5000 over the 3 days. Any help you can provide to spread the word would be much...

 
 News    March 26, 2014

Oso Mudslide Update: Saturday. March 22, 11:10 p.m.

Oso mudslide, 3 confirmed dead UPDATED: Saturday. March 22, 11:10 p.m. At least three people are confirmed dead and rescue efforts are continuing through the night at area affected by the SR 530 slide. Air operations were suspended when darkness...

 
 News    March 26, 2014

Stephen A. Neal SR 530 Slide Death Notification

Bodies identified in Oso landslide March 28 The Snohomish County Medical Examiner’s Office confirms it has received 17 casualties since Saturday, March 22. This latest number includes an infant recovered today. “We understand there has been confu...

 
 News    March 26, 2014

Oso Benefit BBQ at Cabela's This Weekend!

BBQ to help landslide victims Please help support our community in need! All proceeds from our Oso Relief Benefit BBQ will be given to our local Snohomish County Red Cross. We're trying to raise over...

 
 News    March 26, 2014

USGS Update -- No Earthquake Associated with Washington Landslide

No Earthquake Associated with Washington Landslide Contact: Jessica Robertson, jrobertson@usgs.gov Seismograph readings show no indication of an earthquake in association with the landslide near Oso,...

 
 News    March 26, 2014

Oso Update: March 22, 2014 at 3 p.m.

Oso mudslide kills at least 2, missing still unknown It has been confirmed that two people have died as a result of the landslide across State Route 530 between the cities of Arlington and Darrington. Identification of the victims is pending from...

 
 News    March 26, 2014

Stillaguamish Tribe of Indians Donates $100,000 to Oso Relief Fund

(Arlington, WA) The Stillaguamish Tribe of Indians has donated $100,000 via the Cascade Valley Hospital Foundation for Oso Landslide Relief. “Tribal Council and tribal members want to be part of helping in this time of need”, said Tribal...

 
 News    March 26, 2014

DOH: Illegal tobacco sales to minors remain high for second consecutive year

Illegal tobacco sales to minors remain high for second consecutive year About 15 percent of tobacco retailers sold to minors in 2013 The number of retailers in Washington illegally selling tobacco to...

 
 News    March 26, 2014

Oso landslide update as of Monday, March 24, 5:00 p.m.

The latest: Six additional bodies have been located, bringing the death toll to 14. Around 100 crews are searching for survivors; teams are using search dogs, sonar devices, hover craft and air suppor...

 
 By Journal Staff    News    March 26, 2014

Glenwood Elementary students run for fun

Asking the members of the Galloping Gators what they like about the lunchtime running club at Glenwood Elementary is no easy task. These Gators are far too focused on traveling in laps around their bu...

 
 By Pam Stevens    News    March 26, 2014

Chamber's annual C-Trial Run hosts dozens of runners

On Saturday, March 15, the Greater Lake Stevens Chamber of Commerce hosted their second annual C-Trail run on Centennial Trail. Runners from all over came to join in the fun participating in either...

 
 By Pam Stevens    Opinions    March 26, 2014

Every child deserves the opportunity to go to school

We are fortunate to live in a country where education is considered a top priority. We are even more blessed to live in a community where our children are given the opportunity to go to schools where...

 
 By Don C. Burrell    Opinions    March 26, 2014

Hawaii and the Electric Cow

Normally, you wouldn’t think the cost of electricity would clobber ranchers, but in Hawaii, high power rates are the central competitiveness issue. In fact, the owners of the mammoth Parker Ranch on Hawaii’s big island have calculated their...

 
 Opinions    March 26, 2014

Cavelero Music fundraiser a great success

Dear Editor, The Cavelero Music Directors, Music Boosters and music students would like to thank the following donors for their generosity in contributing to our dinner and raffle night fundraiser. Marysville Olive Garden, Kohl’s Cares, Kennelly...

 
 By Lisa Finley    Church    March 26, 2014

The lost and found box

One of my kindergarten students had misplaced his sports jacket. Another teacher located it and returned it to him. The youngster was thrilled, showed his appreciation, and started heading for the door. When I asked where he was going he answered,...

 

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