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April 17, 2014 at 7:42 AM

All 39 victims identified in Snohomish County mudslide

All 39 victims of the Oso-area mudslide have been identified by the Snohomish County Medical Examiner’s Office. This morning the office released the names of victims: Wyatt Ruthven, 4,  Sandra K. Miller, 64, and Ronald P. DeQuilettes, 52. Wyatt was killed with his parents, Shane Ruthven and Katie Ruthven, his brother, Hunter, 6, and his grandparents, JuDee Vandenburg and Lou Vandenburg. Miller…

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April 17, 2014 at 7:20 AM

Thursday Memo: Mustang mania … Husky sentenced … Small-town tenacity in Oso

You don’t look a day over 49: Today is the 50th birthday of one of America’s classics: the Ford Mustang. This area lays claim to having the oldest Mustang club in the country, along with one in Tucson. It was among 500 Mustang clubs formed within the first three years of the car’s existence,…

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April 16, 2014 at 7:30 AM

Death toll in Snohomish County slide hits 39

The Oso-area mudslide has claimed the lives of 39 victims, according to the Snohomish County Medical Examiner’s Office. In a news release this morning, agency officials said they have positively identified 36 of the 39 people killed in the March 22 slide. Seven people remain missing. RELATED STORIES State land chief breaks vow, takes timber industry money More

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April 15, 2014 at 8:33 AM

Death toll hits 37 in Oso mudslide

The Oso mudslide has claimed the lives of 37 victims, the Snohomish County Medical Examiner’s Office said this morning. The medical examiner’s office said in a news release that 36 victims have been positively identified. Seven people remain missing. Gov. Jay Inslee issued a directive Monday that flags at all state facilities in Washington be lowered to half-staff…

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April 15, 2014 at 7:15 AM

Clearing mud from Highway 530 could take months

The Associated Press DARRINGTON, Wash. — The Transportation Department says it could take one to three months to clear debris from the mile-long stretch of Highway 530 covered by the Oso mudslide. It blocks direct access between Darrington and the Interstate 5 corridor. Department officials told residents of Darrington Monday night they may be allowed limited use…

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April 14, 2014 at 10:49 AM

State Patrol: Wash. mudslide area not for tourists

ARLINGTON  (AP) — Three weeks after the deadly Oso mudslide, the Washington State Patrol wants drivers to know the slide area is “not a tourist attraction.” In a statement Friday, Trooper Keith Leary says only rescuers and emergency vehicles are allowed past the closure points along Washington Highway 530 on the west and east ends of…

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April 11, 2014 at 8:52 AM

Teen identified as 36th Oso mudslide victim

The Snohomish County Medical Examiner’s Office today identified Denver Harris, 14, as one of those killed by the March 22 Oso mudslide. He is the 36th victim identified, and was the last person identified of the 36 people whose bodies had been recovered as of Friday morning. Seven people remained missing this afternoon, according to the Snohomish County Sheriff’s…

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April 9, 2014 at 10:13 AM

10 people now listed as missing in mudslide

The number of people listed as missing following the massive mudslide in Snohomish County is now 10. Overnight, one name came off the list compiled by the Major Crimes Unit of the Snohomish County Sheriff’s Office. The sheriff’s office says it is presumed the individuals on the list are missing in connection with the March 22 mudslide….

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April 2, 2014 at 7:34 AM

Mudslide has claimed 29 victims

The Snohomish County Medical Examiner’s Office said this morning that the Snohomish County mudslide has claimed the lives of 29 people. Thirteen people are believed to be missing. The death toll increased by one overnight. Medical examiner’s office staff did not identify the 29th victim. The agency has formally identified 22 of the 29 victims, an updated news release…

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