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Avalanches and Landslides

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  • Landslide derails 3 cars on Amtrak train originating in Chicago

    Landslide derails 3 cars on Amtrak train originating in Chicago
    Passengers on an Amtrak train bound from Chicago to Seattle had to take buses the last 30 miles of their trip following a minor derailment this morning caused by a landslide, railroad spokesmen said. None of the 86 passengers or 11 crew members on the...
  • K-rails should stay on Ocean View

    In the May 9 edition of the Valley Sun there was an article regarding the K-rails here. It reads in part, “The barriers, known as K-rails, were installed in 2010, one year after the mudflows ravaged hillside properties when rains hit the Station...
  • Colorado landslide survivor, a 13-year-old girl, says dad shielded her

    Colorado landslide survivor, a 13-year-old girl, says dad shielded her
    JEFFERSON COUNTY, Colo. – The five hikers killed in a landslide that sent 100-ton boulders careening down a mountain were all members of one family, officials said, and the only survivor was a 13-year-old girl whose father threw himself over her...
  • Travel films and programs

    HOLLAND & BELGIUM Presentation Adrian and Susan Kalvinskas of Distant Lands will explore the Low Countries and their cities and countryside, including Amsterdam, the World War I-era landscape of the Ypres area and Brussels. When, where: 7:30 p.m....
  • Conservation groups challenge 'green' forest product certification

    Conservation groups challenge 'green' forest product certification
    SEATTLE -- When an intense storm pounded southwestern Washington in 2007, mud poured down from the mountainsides, logging debris choked streams and the Chehalis River flooded much of the region, causing $57 million in damage. Almost immediately,...
  • Los Angeles duo Quadron preps for 'Avalanche' and beyond

     Los Angeles duo Quadron preps for 'Avalanche' and beyond
    The L.A. electro-soul duo Quadron operates under a pair of seemingly contradictory guidelines: Each of its songs must contain at least three parts (a verse and a chorus aren't enough), but each must also be trimmed of all excess. "We always ask each...
  • Two die in pair of avalanches in Wyoming

    Two avalanches that hit within hours of each other killed a skier and a snowmobile rider this week in Wyoming. Michael Kazanjy, 29, of Santa Ana was buried under 4 feet of snow at about 1 p.m. Thursday while skiing at the Jackson Hole Mountain Resort...
  • Grim search continues in Washington mudslide

    Grim search continues in Washington mudslide
    OSO, Wash. — Dr. Ron Brown walked out of the Oso Fire station, hair still damp, face ruddy, safety goggles slung around the neck of his orange jacket, helmet in hand. The flight medic stood up the road from the massive mudslide Friday and...
  • Washington mudslide: A moment of silence, and a simple prayer

    Washington mudslide: A moment of silence, and a simple prayer
    OSO, Wash. -- To mark a statewide moment of silence exactly a week after a massive mudslide slammed this rural town, about 100 firefighters and volunteers in the search for victims filed out of the fire station Saturday and stood before a U.S. flag at...
  • At Oso mudslide, 10:37 a.m. is marked by bowed heads, silence, grief

    At Oso mudslide, 10:37 a.m. is marked by bowed heads, silence, grief
    OSO, Wash. -- Washington residents paused Saturday to observe a statewide moment of silence at 10:37 a.m., exactly a week after a devastating mudslide tore through this rural mountain town. The death toll stands at 17, with 90 more still missing....
  • Mudslide death toll rises to 18; number of missing drops to 30

    Mudslide death toll rises to 18; number of missing drops to 30
    ARLINGTON, Wash. -- As they began a second week searching for victims of a deadly mudslide, officials on Saturday night dramatically lowered their count of the missing from 90 to 30. Eighteen people have been confirmed dead by the Snohomish County...