| Mar 25, 2014
| 11:32 AM
ARLINGTON, Wash. -- Of all the help that has arrived here along the Stillaguamish River in the wake of Saturday's deadly mudslide, one group in particular stands out.
The state mortuary assistance team is now in place and ready to work.
"There is a...
| Apr 3, 2014
| 4:05 PM
SEATTLE -- Nearly two weeks after a deadly landslide ravaged the once placid Stillaguamish Valley, the death toll continued to rise, and the hard work of moving on came into sharper focus.
The Snohomish County medical examiner's office said Thursday...
| Apr 5, 2014
| 6:58 PM
A retired librarian became the first of the at least 30 people killed in last month’s landslide in Washington to be memorialized as several hundred people gathered to remember her life Saturday afternoon.
Two weeks ago, Linda McPherson was reading...
| Mar 27, 2014
| 8:38 PM
ARLINGTON, Wash. -- Families have been assisting in the search for mudslide victims here, in at least one case recovering their loved one's body and returning to help others find relatives, according to Snohomish County Fire Chief Travis Hots.
| Mar 25, 2014
| 10:52 PM
ARLINGTON, Wash. — First, there was a roar. Then the trees began to twist. The last thought Gary "Mac" McPherson had before blacking out was that a tornado had struck the Stillaguamish Valley.
The 81-year-old McPherson and his wife, Linda, 69, had...
| Apr 7, 2014
| 12:11 PM
SEATTLE – A day after the secretary of homeland security and the head of the Federal Emergency Management Agency toured the site of the deadly landslide in Washington state, authorities announced Monday that they have found the remains of three more...
| Apr 9, 2014
| 2:42 PM
SEATTLE -- Two broken legs. A broken arm. A shattered eye socket. And a memory of terror, an “unexplainable” sound “that will never get out of my head.”
That is what Amanda Skorjanc, 25, remembers after the March 22 Oso landslide...
| Apr 9, 2014
| 7:39 PM
SEATTLE — A broken leg. A shattered ankle. A broken arm. A fractured eye socket. And a memory of terror that will be with her forever, its soundtrack an "unexplainable" noise "that will never get out of my head."
That is what Amanda Skorjanc, 25,...
| Apr 15, 2014
| 11:34 AM
A 37th body has been recovered from the debris of last month's mudslide in Washington, officials announced Tuesday.
The remains have not yet been identified, leaving the number of missing people at seven.
The powerful and quick-moving landslide on...
| Nov 3, 2013
HOLLAND & BELGIUM
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....
| Feb 7, 2014
| 6:00 AM
Ah, the open road: The lone highway into Valdez, Alaska, is finally clear, but residents say being cut off by land wasn't that big of a deal.
Six miles of the Richardson Highway in and out of the town of 4,000 people were shut down for about 11 days...