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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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May 13, 2014 at 9:21 PM

Slide worries to delay opening of Gold Basin Campground near Oso

Mount Baker-Snoqualmie National Forest will delay the opening the Gold Basin Campground until a safety evaluation is completed, the U.S. Forest Service announced today. The campground, which is usually open from mid-May to September, is at risk of a devastating landslide, according to records obtained by The Seattle Times. It sits at the base of…

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May 6, 2014 at 8:54 PM

Gov. Inslee approves $150,000 to promote Darrington tourism

Gov. Jay Inslee has approved a Snohomish County request for $150,000 to market and promote Darrington and Stillaguamish Valley tourism, Snohomish County announced today. Inslee approved the Snohomish County Office of Economic Development’s request for $150,000 to promote the areas and help mitigate the economic losses resulting from the Oso mudslide. The Office of Economic Development plans…

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April 28, 2014 at 11:09 AM

Woman injured in Oso mudslide out of hospital

The Associated Press SEATTLE — A young mother who suffered two broken legs and a broken arm in the Oso mudslide has been released after a second stint in Harborview Medical Center in Seattle. A spokeswoman says Amanda Skorjanc was moved Saturday to a rehabilitation center. She was initially discharged April 10 from Harborview but readmitted with continuing…

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