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Oso landslide hit fast, hard and with no warning

OSO, Wash. -- The massive landslide that killed at least 25 people and destroyed over two dozen homes in Oso, Wash., came without warning, seismic records show.<p>There are now official 21 fatalities confirmed by the Snohomish County medical examiner's office, with the bodies of an additional 4 …

Muddy Search Dog Rests After Hard Day's Work in Oso Recovery Effort

U.S. news<p>A search dog waits by the feet of Washington National Guardsmen to be washed after working the debris field created by the Oso mudslide. Seventy Guardsmen from across Washington have been activated to help with search and recovery efforts in the wake of Saturday's mudslide.


Double-Barreled Blow: How the Oso Mudslide Went Down

Science News<p>Almost a week after the catastrophic landslide in Washington state, geologists are filling out their timeline for the double-barreled collapse — and mapping out how previous landslides extensively changed the surrounding landscape.<p>Mud and debris swept down a rain-saturated slope near …


New Satellite Image Shows Vast Reach of Oso Mudslide

U.S. news<p>This close-up image taken by a DigitalGlobe satellite on Monday shows the extent of damage caused by the mudslide in Oso, Wash., which devastated the area on March 22.<p>The official death toll from the mudslide increased to 27 on Tuesday, with 22 people still missing, as Washington Gov. Jay …

Oso Mudslide: As List Of Missing Shrinks, Death Toll Rises

This post will be updated as news comes in.<p>Here is some of the latest news from Oso, Wash., the tiny community north of Seattle that was devastated by a mudslide on March 22:<p><b>-- Death Toll At 29:</b> Authorities say the number of confirmed fatalities as of this morning was 29. (We updated that figure at …

Mudslide Tragedy: Donations Outpace Capacity In Oso

It's been two weeks since the massive mudslide came down on a tiny mountain community in Washington state. The disaster killed 30 people; 13 are still missing. The tragedy prompted an outpouring of donations — and officials in Oso say they don't have room for more items.<p>Federal disaster relief …

Animation Shows Oso Landslide as it Happened


Landslide in Oso, Washington -- Don't Blame Nature and Acts of God for Reckless Logging

The 300-acre landslide in Oso, Washington, which killed at least 30 people and destroyed the local community on March 22, 2014, reveals a consequence of a relatively unregulated and unseen industry: logging. Logging was not the sole cause of the disaster -- March was the wettest on record, a …

Rescue Workers Erect Memorial To Washington Mudslide Victims

Rescue workers still searching for bodies from the March 22 landslide that killed at least 39 people near the town of Oso, Washington, erected a simple, but moving memorial to the victims of the tragedy. Four people are still listed as missing.<p>NPR's Martin Kaste, who took the photo, says the rescue …

Obama Visits Grieving Oso Community After Mudslide

U.S. news<p>President Barack Obama visited the small town of Oso, Wash. on Tuesday, meeting with first responders and community members and praising the town for its strength following the massive mudslide that claimed the lives of more than three dozen people in March.<p>Above, President Obama hugs a …


Oso, Wash., Mudslide Death Toll Rises To 41; 4 Still Missing

Authorities announced Monday that the death toll from last month's mudslide near Oso, Wash., had risen to 41. Four people are still listed as missing.<p>Tuesday marks one month since the devastating landslide that caught the small community in the Cascade foothills by surprise. A rain-soaked hillside …

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