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October 26, 2014 at 1:28 PM

Oso residents sympathize in Marysville tragedy

The Associated Press OSO, Snohomish County — A woman whose home on the edge of the Oso mudslide was damaged by flooding organized an event Sunday to show support for Marysville and Tulalip tribal residents as they deal with their tragedy — the high-school shooting that left two students dead and four wounded. Elaine Young says she was comforted…

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September 30, 2014 at 6:14 PM

911 services restored in Darrington, Oso

Update at 6:42 p.m.: Emergency 911 services have been restored to Darrington and Oso. The outage was reported around 2 p.m. Tuesday. Original post: Emergency 911 services are unavailable in Darrington and Oso, Snohomish County, because of damaged fiber-optic cables in the Oso landslide area. The number of people affected by the outage is unknown and…

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September 22, 2014 at 9:58 PM

Normal traffic resumes on highway hit by slide

OSO — Six months after a hillside gave way in Oso, burying 43 people and blocking a state highway, the community is taking another step toward recovery with the return of normal traffic on the route. The state Transportation Department said Monday night that state Highway 530 through the area has reopened to two-way, 50 mph…

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September 19, 2014 at 6:01 PM

Highway 530 near Oso to reopen at full speed on Tuesday

The reopening of Highway 530, originally scheduled for Monday, six months to the day after the deadly mudslide near Oso, has been delayed until Tuesday morning. Steady rain falling the past two days has delayed the opening of Highway 530 to two-way, 50 mph traffic, according to the Washington State Department of Transportation. Contractor crews…

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July 16, 2014 at 2:51 PM

Sheriff’s office warns against trespassing at mudslide site

The Snohomish County Sheriff’s Office is warning against trespassing at the site of the deadly March 22 mudslide near Oso. The sheriff’s office said it has received complaints of people walking onto the site, which is private property. In addition, the sheriff’s office warns against taking items from the site. Taking souvenirs from the site is…

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July 13, 2014 at 8:46 AM

Sunday Memo: 5 wounded in Skyway shooting … Profiting from disaster? … Dogs in hot cars

Skyway shooting: The shooting injured five people, one critically, near Renton early this morning. We’ll have more on this soon. Profiting from disaster? One property owner got $85,000 from the state so a temporary road could be built across their land and around the Oso mudslide, allowing a link between Oso and Darrington….

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June 20, 2014 at 5:52 PM

Highway 530 near Oso reopens to 2-way traffic, but limit is 25 mph

The portion of Highway 530 near Oso that was damaged in the March 22 mudslide reopened to two-way traffic this evening, according to the Washington State Department of Transportation (WSDOT). The speed limit will remain at 25 mph, WSDOT said. Stopping or pulling over along the stretch of highway is not allowed, and periodically during…

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May 29, 2014 at 6:32 PM

WSDOT: Highway 530 near Oso to reopen this weekend

At least a portion of Highway 530 near Oso will reopen this weekend, the Washington State Department of Transportation announced today. Both directions of the highway were blocked after the massive mudslide on March 22. The highway is currently blocked from Whitman Road (milepost 36) to 310th Street Northeast (milepost 39) in north Snohomish County, WSDOT…

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May 22, 2014 at 3:46 PM

Body recovered from Oso landslide area

Update 4:16 p.m.: The brother of one of the two people still missing after the Oso landslide said the remains discovered today were found on the east side of the site. Frank Hadaway, whose brother Steve Hadaway is among the missing, said another one of his  brothers received a phone call from the Snohomish County Sheriff’s Office today saying…

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May 15, 2014 at 9:51 PM

Highway 530 in slide area could reopen by late June, Inslee is told

OSO, Snohomish County  (AP) — The roughly mile-long stretch of Highway 530 buried by the Oso mudslide could open by late June, state Department of Transportation officials told Gov. Jay Inslee on Thursday The stretch of the road would be in rough shape, officials said, but it would provide a faster and safer link to Interstate…

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