As victims of the catastrophic landslide in Oso start rebuilding their lives, many face the additional calamity of having no insurance for the loss of their homes [“Slide erased their homes, but maybe not their loans,” Local News, April 1]. Losses from landslides are not covered by typical homeowner’s insurance. But there may be…More
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As we follow the tragic events resulting from the mudslide in the Darrington-Oso area, we have been shown many ways to offer support for those affected [“In Oso mudslide, signs that warnings may have been missed,” Opinion, March 30].
The response has been overwhelming. We are saddened by the loss of life and property, while our spirits are lifted by the way those towns and surrounding communities have come together to get through this as best they can.
At some point the road will be cleared and the recovery efforts will beMore
I agree with Diana L. Di Stefano’s guest column: There is God, there is nature and there is mankind [“Was the Oso mudslide simply an act of God?” Opinion, March 28]. As time goes on, it appears that mankind had a great deal to do with the tragic Oso mudslide. Did too much rain…More
When the mountain crashed down on Oso, horror and disbelief gave way to an all-out rescue effort [“In Oso mudslide, signs that warnings may have been missed,” Opinion, March 31]. There is a global message from this local tragedy: Despite warnings and documentation of the danger, homes were built and lives lived in…More