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Avalanches and Landslides

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  • Road closed by deadly Washington landslide partially reopens

    The devastating landslide in Washington that killed 43 people, from a 4-month-old girl to an 91-year-old woman, also left what officials described as “critical” highway between two small cities unusable. Sixty-nine days after the landslide...
  • 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...
  • Washington landslide survivors gather to share prayers, strength

    OSO, Wash. -- Inside Oso Community Chapel on Sunday, locals gathered for a service eight days after a devastating landslide killed at least 18 people, including a 4-month-old girl and her grandmother. There were tears and despair but also songs and...
  • Washington landslide's official death toll rises to 21; 30 missing

    The confirmed death toll from last weekend's landslide in northwestern Washington state has risen to 21, and the remains of an additional four victims may have been found in the debris Sunday, officials said. The number of missing in Snohomish County...
  • Mudslide: Another victim found, but death toll stays at 17 for now

    ARLINGTON, Wash. -- Rescue workers found one more victim in the debris field of the massive mudslide in Oso, but officials said Friday that the number of confirmed dead would stay at 17 for now. Gary Haakenson, Snohomish County's executive director,...
  • 5.1 earthquake rocks L.A. region; minor injuries, homes damaged

    5.1 earthquake rocks L.A. region; minor injuries, homes damaged
    A magnitude 5.1 earthquake was reported Friday evening one mile from La Habra, California, according to the U.S. Geological Survey. The temblor occurred at 9:09 p.m. Pacific time at a depth of 0.6 miles. 11:50 p.m. USGS scientist Lucy Jones' advice...
  • Landslide: Mountain Loop Highway a wild ride out of Darrington

    DARRINGTON, Wash. — The landslide that killed at least 24 people near this mountain community also severed SR 530, the main highway out of town. Before the March 22 catastrophe, it took about 30 minutes to drive west from Darrington to Arlington....
  • Wyoming town 'cowboys up' to deal with landslide threat

    JACKSON, Wyo. — Just a few years after Thomas Ralston moved to town, a chimney fire burned down his home. Last month, he was driving when a 3,000-pound boulder fell from a mountain onto the roof of his brand-new truck. So when a police officer...
  • Washington mudslide: Search ends for last 2 bodies

    EVERETT, Wash. -- The numbers tell the story in the lovely but dangerous Stillaguamish Valley, site of a deadly March landslide, one of the worst natural disasters in Washington state history. Thirty-seven days spent searching for victims -- first...
  • Deluge causes landslide in Charles Village, floods roadways across state

    Deluge causes landslide in Charles Village, floods roadways across state
    A nearly 120-year-old retaining wall that has troubled Charles Village residents for decades collapsed Wednesday amid a month's worth of rain, dumping street lights, sidewalks and half a dozen cars onto the CSX rail tracks below. No injuries were...
  • Afghanistan landslides kill hundreds, many more missing

    Hundreds of people were dead or missing after landslides in remote northeast Afghanistan buried a village under as much as 60 feet of mud and rocks, officials said Friday. The United Nations said that at least 350 people had been killed in Badakhshan, a...