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  • Anguish and uncertainty in search for Washington mudslide victims

    ARLINGTON, Wash. — Danger and uncertainty hang like a pall over the small towns along the Stillaguamish River. The mudslide that tore across State Route 530 — leaving nearly a square mile of debris and slicing a scar in the hillside taller...
  • American Red Cross Lifeguard certification and recertification classes offered at YMCA

    American Red Cross Lifeguard Certification and Recertification classes will be offered at the YMCA of Easton, Phillipsburg & Vicinity. The certification class will be held 1-5:30 p.m. on Saturdays, April 5-May 17. The recertification class will be held...
  • Search-and-rescue workers are pulled back in Washington mudslide

    ARLINGTON, Wash. — Fearing more moving earth at the site of Saturday's deadly mudslide, search-and-rescue workers were pulled back Monday afternoon from searching for the dead and missing, officials said. "There are concerns about additional...
  • Rescuers try to keep rogue searches from leading to casualties

    DARRINGTON, Wash. Two kinds of search-and-rescue teams squared off in a crowded hallway in the Darrington Fire District 24 station late Sunday, and one was about to get hauled off to jail. "Is there something we can sign that says we're willing to go in?...
  • Park District looking to hire lifeguards

    Park District looking to hire lifeguards
    Forget business attire. Ditch the cubicle. Get paid more than minimum wage. Sound appealing? This job allows shorts in its dress code, comes with a lakefront view and pays $13.38 an hour. But applicants have to be physically fit and know how to...
  • Three Injured In Main Street House Fire

    BRISTOL — A fire damaged a multi-family house on Main Street Monday and injured three occupants. Firefighters were called about 1 p.m. When they arrived, flames were shooting out the front window of the three-family house, said Deputy Chief Mark...
  • Ahead of 2016 election, San Diego's new mayor sidesteps party ties

    SAN DIEGO — When Councilman Kevin Faulconer raises his hand Monday and is sworn in as mayor, he will take over the final 33 months of Bob Filner's scandal-shortened tenure. But in political terms the key number is not 33, but 20, or maybe 24...
  • 'No sign of life' in path of Washington mudslide

    ARLINGTON, Wash. — The voices heard late Saturday night from the rubble of a massive mudslide have gone silent. Thwarted for hours by ooze treacherous as quicksand, rescuers were able to resume their search for victims Sunday. But instead of...
  • Program On American Red Cross Founder Clara Barton Is In Avon

    Program On American Red Cross Founder Clara Barton Is In Avon
    AVON — A one-woman show on the life of American Red Cross founder Clara Barton will be on Tuesday at the Avon Free Public Library, the Avon Historical Society has announced. The society is sponsoring the show, which will be given by...
  • Hopes dim for anxiously waiting relatives

    DARRINGTON, Wash. Summer Raffo's family knows she's buried somewhere amid a mile-wide swamp of shattered homes and broken lives. On Saturday, the 36-year-old Raffo was driving on Highway 530 to a horseshoeing appointment when a hillside broke free,...
  • At least 8 dead after deadly landslide in Washington

    At least 8 dead after deadly landslide in Washington
    OLYMPIA, Wash - Eight people are confirmed dead and 18 people were still missing on Sunday night after a landslide in Washington state that buried homes and cars under mud and debris up to 15 feet deep, authorities said. A spokesman for the Snohomish...