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April 22, 2014 at 8:11 AM

Two more victims of the mudslide identified

The Snohomish County Medical Examiner’s Office this morning added couple Steve and Theresa Harris to the list of mudslide victims. According to a previous story, the Harrises were south Texans who came to Washington in 1998 for his job as a naval architect at Elliott Bay Design Group (EBDG) in Seattle. Theresa was a retired nurse, according to her…

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April 21, 2014 at 6:19 AM

Obama visiting Oso mudslide Tuesday

OSO (AP) — President Obama plans to visit the Oso mudslide Tuesday to meet with victim families and first responders one month after a hillside gave way and buried about three-dozen homes. Searchers continue to look through the debris for four missing people. Thirty-nine bodies have been recovered from the landslide along the North Fork of…

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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 4, 2014 at 9:40 AM

15 now listed as missing in mudslide

The Snohomish County Sheriff’s Office this morning released the identities of 15 people still believed to missing after the Oso mudslide. Major-crimes detectives, who have been leading the search for the missing and unaccounted for, have asked that anyone with information about these people call the Sheriff’s Office tip line immediately at 425-388-3845. DeQuilettes, Ronald M. –…

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April 1, 2014 at 8:05 AM

Mudslide death toll now at 28; 20 missing

Update at 4:45 p.m.:| The Snohomish County Medical Examiner’s Office says the death toll for the Oso-area mudslide is now at 28. And the number of missing has dropped to 20. This afternoon, the medical examiner’s office identified three more victims: Adam Farnes, 23; Lon E. Slauson, 60; and  Thom E. Satterlee, 65. Farnes was described by friends as a loving…

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May 30, 2012 at 2:37 PM

Victims in the two incidents were shot in the head

At least four of the shooting victims in Seattle today were shot in the head, according to Harborview Medical Center spokeswoman Susan Gregg. A woman who was shot at the University District café died within a half-hour of arriving at the hospital. Two other men at the cafe were taken in critical condition to Harborview, Gregg…

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