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Mudslide blocks highway in northeastern Washington

12 PHOTOS   (Metaline, WA) Warmer temperatures, rain and fast-melting snow have resulted in a flood watch and mudslides in Northeastern Washington. On Friday morning, A woman who lives near Metaline took photos of freshly fallen debris on–and along–Highway 31 near the Sweet Creek Falls rest area. The woman says the stretch of road looked markedly […]

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Oso mudslide: Another $800 donated for fuel

by Mark Horner I’d like to say, “Thank you,” to everyone who supported our effort on Saturday to collect Shell gas cards for local residents operating their own machinery at the Oso mudslide recovery and clean-up effort. Here are Saturday’s totals: $650 in Shell gas cards donated. $150 in cash donated (by two firefighters. Turns-out […]

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Darrington area woman shares insight, perspective on Oso mudslide response effort

GRATITUDE FOR DONATED SHELL GAS CARDS Story updated at 8:30am PST to include copyrighted photographs taken Friday morning showing locally-owned heavy equipment at the Oso mudslide.  People featured in these photos are Bob DeYoung of Darrington who’s seen giving a “thumbs-up” in appreciation of the $100 Shell gas card he’s holding donated by Beyond90Seconds.com reader @SnoCo_Scanner […]

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VIDEO: Interview with WSP Chief John Batiste

OSO MUDSLIDE CONTINUING COVERAGE (Oso, WA)  This is unedited video of Washington State Police Chief John Batiste speaking with media members regarding the Oso mudslide. The interview was recorded on March 26. The location is the roadblock at SR 530 and Oso Loop Road. Here are some time codes for topics that are addressed: 2:03 […]

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Woman learns her friends are alive

OSO MUDSLIDE CONTINUING COVERAGE (Oso, WA)  Teresa Smith could never have imagined the most welcome surprise she’d encounter while walking her dog along SR 528 in Oso early this afternoon. It started when a honk came from an approaching Chevrolet Silverado. The driver paused on the road. Smith–grieving the loss of so many lives here, […]

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