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November 30, 2014 at 5:52 PM

Kayaker drowns on Stillaguamish River

A 24-year-old kayaker drowned Sunday afternoon on the Stillaguamish River. The man, originally from Alaska, was with two friends about 2:30 p.m. when his kayak overturned in the river near the 28300 Block of the Mountain Loop Highway in the Granite Falls area, according to the Snohomish County Sheriff’s Office. His body was found several minutes…


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June 26, 2014 at 7:37 PM

2 safe after raft overturns in Stillaguamish River

ARLINGTON — Two rafters are safe after a raft overturned in a fast-moving section of the South Fork Stillaguamish River in the Arlington area. The Daily Herald of Everett reports that one man clung to some fallen tree branches Thursday afternoon until a swift water rescue team could reach him by hovercraft. Arlington Rural Fire District…


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March 26, 2014 at 9:34 PM

Jobs and supplies: Oso community talks of struggles ahead

OSO, Snohomish County  — When the shock subsides and the time comes to rebuild, will anybody displaced by the mudslide be able to afford to move back to the Stillaguamish River Valley? Even before Saturday’s disaster, the valley was hurting economically, local upholsterer Olan Flick told 60 people meeting in the Oso Community Chapel, built…


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March 22, 2014 at 10:06 PM

After mudslide, some flee flood danger, others stay put

Most people in apartments next to the Stillaguamish River left when authorities urged them to leave the area and protect themselves from a possible overnight surge. Lonnie and Wayne Smith stayed put. They’ve lived for 16 years in a second-story apartment next to Haller Park, where people in about three of the building’s dozen were staying home overnight. The…


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March 22, 2014 at 6:22 PM

Landslide leads to flood concerns around Stillaguamish River

Snohomish County is encouraging residents who live in the floodplain downstream of milepost 41 to the city limits of Arlington to “find another place to stay tonight.” Saturday’s mudslide has blocked the north fork of the Stillaguamish River near Oso, leading to concerns about flooding upstream of the landslide and flash flooding downstream, according to the National…


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January 28, 2014 at 8:14 PM

Marysville man who drowned in Stillaguamish River is identified

The Marysville man whose body was recovered from the Stillaguamish River between Arlington and Darington last week has been identified. Thomas DeLazzari, 71, drowned in the river, according to the Snohomish County Medical Examiner’s Office. His death is classified as an accident. DeLazzari was reported missing Jan. 20 by family members after he failed to return home…


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February 18, 2013 at 2:44 PM

Snohomish County undersheriff saved from drowning

A bystander saved Snohomish County Undersheriff Tom Davis from drowning after pulling him out of the Stillaguamish River Sunday morning, according to the Snohomish County Sheriff’s Office. The bystander had pulled  Davis to shore by the time Arlington Police and Fire departments got to  the scene at about 10:30 a.m. , near the Twin Rivers Park in the…


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December 9, 2012 at 3:52 PM

Body recovered near Granite Falls

Search and rescue crews in Snohomish County recovered the body of a dead man below a 200-foot cliff near the Stillaguamish River in the Granite Falls area. Cause of death and identity of the man will be determined by the county medical examiner, according to Lt. Steve Dittoe of the Snohomish County Sheriff’s Office. Dittoe said…


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August 17, 2012 at 9:33 AM

UPDATE: Overdue rafters on the Stillaguamish River found safe

UPDATE AT 10:20 A.M.: The two overdue rafters have been found. The woman, 22, and man, 21, both from Arlington, have no reported injuries and did not require any medical aid. ORIGINAL POST: Snohomish County Sheriff’s Office search-and-rescue crews are looking for two rafters missing on the Stillaguamish River. A helicopter is over the river this morning as part…


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