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August 22, 2014 at 11:46 AM

Agencies raised $9 million for Oso mudslide recovery

The Associated Press EVERETT — More than $9 million has been raised to help recovery efforts in the five months since a mudslide wiped out a neighborhood in Oso and blocked the highway to Darrington. The Daily Herald reports United Way of Snohomish County and the Cascade Valley Hospital Foundation together have raised more than $4.5 million….

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May 2, 2014 at 8:30 AM

$5 million contract awarded to clear Highway 530 slide

A Ferndale company has been awarded a $5 million contract to clear mudslide debris off Highway 530, even as those who live closer to the March 22 slide complain that work should have gone to them. IMCO General Construction was the lowest of nine bidders for the job, with a bid of $4,959,924. The state’s engineering…

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April 25, 2014 at 9:52 AM

Navy will hold memorial for 2 Oso mudslide victims

The Associated Press EVERETT — The Navy is holding a memorial service Friday afternoon at Naval Station Everett for two of the victims of the Oso mudslide who were in the service, Cmdr. John Regelbrugge III and NCC Billy Spillers. Regelbrugge was officer in charge and Navy Counselor Chief Spillers was a petty officer with the Puget…

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April 21, 2014 at 8:35 AM

Two more bodies recovered from Oso mudslide

The bodies of two more Oso mudslide victims were recovered over the weekend, bringing the total to 41, according to an update this morning from the Snohomish County Medical Examiner. Their identities have not been released. So far, 39 of the deceased have been identified.  The Snohomish County Sheriff’s list of the missing stood at…

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March 30, 2014 at 10:55 AM

Volunteer crews looking for family mementos for mudslide victims; rescue dogs on break

Search-and-rescue dogs are taking a 2-day break, but search-and-rescue teams and volunteers are at the site of the mudslide today combing through the mud and debris left by the slide. As of March 30, there are  620 people actively working in all capacities on both sides of the slide and 125 people actively working the search…

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