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  • Search Ends For Bodies In Washington Mudslide

    Search Ends For Bodies In Washington Mudslide

    Monday, April 28 2014 6:01 PM EDT2014-04-28 22:01:04 GMT
    EVERETT, Wash. (AP) - Authorities are ending the active search for bodies more than five weeks after the Washington state mudslide. Snohomish County Sheriff Ty Trenary said Monday that it was a difficult decision because two people are still missing. So far, 41 victims have been recovered.>>
    EVERETT, Wash. (AP) - Authorities are ending the active search for bodies more than five weeks after the Washington state mudslide. Snohomish County Sheriff Ty Trenary said Monday that it was a difficult decision because two people are still missing. So far, 41 victims have been recovered.
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  • UPDATE: 2 More Washington Mudslide Victims Identified

    UPDATE: 2 More Washington Mudslide Victims Identified

    Tuesday, April 22 2014 11:49 AM EDT2014-04-22 15:49:15 GMT
    EVERETT, Wash. (AP) - Two more victims of the Washington mudslide have been identified, and the missing list is down to two.>>
    EVERETT, Wash. (AP) - Two more victims of the Washington mudslide have been identified, and the missing list is down to two.
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  • Washington Mudslide Death Toll Rises To 41

    Washington Mudslide Death Toll Rises To 41

    Tuesday, April 22 2014 9:54 AM EDT2014-04-22 13:54:39 GMT
    EVERETT, Wash. (AP) - The death toll from the mudslide that hit the Washington town of Oso has risen to 41. The Snohomish County medical examiner's office counted two more victims Monday, but said they have not yet been officially identified. >>>KHQ's Sean Owsley and Matt Rogers are in Oso for LIVE coverage from the devastated community as President Obama is expected to arrive Tuesday for a brief visit with families of the victims.>>>>>
    EVERETT, Wash. (AP) - The death toll from the mudslide that hit the Washington town of Oso has risen to 41. The Snohomish County medical examiner's office counted two more victims Monday, but said they have not yet been officially identified. >>>KHQ's Sean Owsley and Matt Rogers are in Oso for LIVE coverage from the devastated community as President Obama is expected to arrive Tuesday for a brief visit with families of the victims.>>>>>
  • Obama Visiting Oso Mudslide Tuesday

    Obama Visiting Oso Mudslide Tuesday

    Monday, April 21 2014 11:21 AM EDT2014-04-21 15:21:48 GMT
    OSO, Wash. (AP) - President Obama plans to visit the Oso mudslide Tuesday to meet with victim families and first responders one month after a hillside gave way and buried about three-dozen homes. Searchers continue to look through the debris for four missing people. >>>Sean Owsley and Matt Rogers are headed to Oso to bring you LIVE coverage starting tonight on KHQ Local News At 5 and 6pm>>>>>
    OSO, Wash. (AP) - President Obama plans to visit the Oso mudslide Tuesday to meet with victim families and first responders one month after a hillside gave way and buried about three-dozen homes. Searchers continue to look through the debris for four missing people. >>>Sean Owsley and Matt Rogers are headed to Oso to bring you LIVE coverage starting tonight on KHQ Local News At 5 and 6pm>>>
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  • Obama To Visit Muddy Wasteland After Oso Mudslide

    Obama To Visit Muddy Wasteland After Oso Mudslide

    Friday, April 18 2014 3:03 PM EDT2014-04-18 19:03:39 GMT
    OSO, Wash. (AP) - President Barack Obama is scheduled visit the scene of Washington state's devastating mudslide Tuesday. He'll find a haunting wasteland of shattered timber and deep muck, dotted here with the wreckage of a pickup truck, and there with young girl's flip-flop.>>
    OSO, Wash. (AP) - President Barack Obama is scheduled visit the scene of Washington state's devastating mudslide Tuesday. He'll find a haunting wasteland of shattered timber and deep muck, dotted here with the wreckage of a pickup truck, and there with young girl's flip-flop.
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  • Few Volunteers Needed At Oso Mudslide

    Few Volunteers Needed At Oso Mudslide

    Thursday, April 17 2014 2:50 PM EDT2014-04-17 18:50:45 GMT
    DARRINGTON, Wash. (AP) - Nearly a month after the mudslide hit Oso, hundreds of people are still searching for bodies and clearing debris, but few of them are volunteers.>>
    DARRINGTON, Wash. (AP) - Nearly a month after the mudslide hit Oso, hundreds of people are still searching for bodies and clearing debris, but few of them are volunteers.
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  • UPDATE: 3 More Washington Mudslide Victims Identified

    UPDATE: 3 More Washington Mudslide Victims Identified

    Thursday, April 17 2014 11:08 AM EDT2014-04-17 15:08:09 GMT
    EVERETT, Wash. (AP) - Authorities have identified three more bodies pulled from the debris of the mudslide that swept through the Washington town of Oso last month, leaving four names left on the list of the missing.>>
    EVERETT, Wash. (AP) - Authorities have identified three more bodies pulled from the debris of the mudslide that swept through the Washington town of Oso last month, leaving four names left on the list of the missing.>>
  • Gov. Inslee Ordering Flags To Half-Staff To Remember Landslide Victims

    Gov. Inslee Ordering Flags To Half-Staff To Remember Landslide Victims

    Tuesday, April 15 2014 3:32 PM EDT2014-04-15 19:32:43 GMT
    KHQ.COM - Governor Inslee and state officials will lower flags Tuesday in honor of those lost in the Snohomish County landslide.>>
    KHQ.COM - Governor Inslee and state officials will lower flags Tuesday in honor of those lost in the Snohomish County landslide. The group will meet outside the Legislative Building at noon to lower the flags in memory of those lost when the slide hit on March 22.>>
  • UPDATE: Death Toll In Washington Mudslide Rises To 37

    UPDATE: Death Toll In Washington Mudslide Rises To 37

    Tuesday, April 15 2014 12:16 PM EDT2014-04-15 16:16:15 GMT
    DARRINGTON, Wash. (AP) - The Transportation Department says it could take one to three months to clear debris from the mile-long stretch of Highway 530 covered by the Oso mudslide.>>
    DARRINGTON, Wash. (AP) - The Transportation Department says it could take one to three months to clear debris from the mile-long stretch of Highway 530 covered by the Oso mudslide.
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  • State Planning To Reopen Highway At Oso Mudslide

    State Planning To Reopen Highway At Oso Mudslide

    Monday, April 14 2014 11:56 AM EDT2014-04-14 15:56:10 GMT
    DARRINGTON, Wash. (AP) - As the search continues for seven people still missing in the Oso mudslide, Snohomish County and the state Transportation Department are making plans to reopen Highway 530. About a mile of the highway is covered by debris from the March 22 slide, blocking the main route between Darrington and Interstate 5.>>
    DARRINGTON, Wash. (AP) - As the search continues for seven people still missing in the Oso mudslide, Snohomish County and the state Transportation Department are making plans to reopen Highway 530. About a mile of the highway is covered by debris from the March 22 slide, blocking the main route between Darrington and Interstate 5.
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  • 3 Weeks Since Oso Mudslide; 8 People Still Missing

    3 Weeks Since Oso Mudslide; 8 People Still Missing

    Friday, April 11 2014 10:23 AM EDT2014-04-11 14:23:40 GMT
    EVERETT, Wash. (AP) - Washington Gov. Jay Inslee planned to visit the Oso mudslide Friday afternoon and make stops in Arlington and Darrington. His office says he'll spend time with elementary school children and thank first responders.>>
    EVERETT, Wash. (AP) - Washington Gov. Jay Inslee planned to visit the Oso mudslide Friday afternoon and make stops in Arlington and Darrington. His office says he'll spend time with elementary school children and thank first responders.
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  • Oso Mudslide Estimated At 60 MPH; Missing List Down To 10

    Oso Mudslide Estimated At 60 MPH; Missing List Down To 10

    Wednesday, April 9 2014 1:15 PM EDT2014-04-09 17:15:03 GMT
    SEATTLE (AP) - Landslide expert Richard Iverson estimates the Oso mudslide crashed into the community at about 60 miles per hour. Iverson's computer model indicates the March 22 slide traveled faster and farther than expected.>>
    SEATTLE (AP) - Landslide expert Richard Iverson estimates the Oso mudslide crashed into the community at about 60 miles per hour. Iverson's computer model indicates the March 22 slide traveled faster and farther than expected.>>
  • Another Added To Mudslide Death Toll; Total Now 35

    Another Added To Mudslide Death Toll; Total Now 35

    Wednesday, April 9 2014 9:47 AM EDT2014-04-09 13:47:11 GMT
    EVERETT, Wash. (AP) - The Snohomish County medical examiner's office says one more person has been added to the list of people killed in the Washington state mudslide. Authorities said Tuesday afternoon that at least 35 people have died, but officials are still working to identify four of them.>>
    EVERETT, Wash. (AP) - The Snohomish County medical examiner's office says one more person has been added to the list of people killed in the Washington state mudslide. Authorities said Tuesday afternoon that at least 35 people have died, but officials are still working to identify four of them.>>
  • PRESIDENTIAL VISIT: Obama To Visit Washington Mudslide

    PRESIDENTIAL VISIT: Obama To Visit Washington Mudslide

    Tuesday, April 8 2014 3:11 PM EDT2014-04-08 19:11:00 GMT
    EVERETT, Wash. (AP) - Congresswoman Suzan DelBene says President Barack Obama plans to visit the scene of Washington state's landslide later this month. The Washington state Democrat says she talked with the president Tuesday about the Federal Emergency Management Agency's continued support as the area copes with the aftermath of last month's devastating slide.>>
    EVERETT, Wash. (AP) - Congresswoman Suzan DelBene says President Barack Obama plans to visit the scene of Washington state's landslide later this month. The Washington state Democrat says she talked with the president Tuesday about the Federal Emergency Management Agency's continued support as the area copes with the aftermath of last month's devastating slide.>>
  • Death Toll In Washington Mudslide Rises To 33

    Death Toll In Washington Mudslide Rises To 33

    Monday, April 7 2014 11:00 AM EDT2014-04-07 15:00:55 GMT
    EVERETT, Wash. (AP) - The death toll from the landslide that hit the Washington town of Oso has risen to 33. The Snohomish County medical examiner's office says it has received three more victims than previously reported. Of those, 30 have been identified. The latest name is 30-year-old Billy L.>>
    EVERETT, Wash. (AP) - The death toll from the landslide that hit the Washington town of Oso has risen to 33. The Snohomish County medical examiner's office says it has received three more victims than previously reported. Of those, 30 have been identified. The latest name is 30-year-old Billy L.
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  • 28th Person Killed In Oso Mudslide Identified

    28th Person Killed In Oso Mudslide Identified

    Friday, April 4 2014 11:19 AM EDT2014-04-04 15:19:34 GMT
    EVERETT, Wash. (AP) - The death toll from the Oso mudslide remains at 30, but the Snohomish County medical examiner's office says it has positively identified one more of the victims - the 28th. The office said Friday it's withholding the name until the family is notified. Two other victims remain unidentified.>>
    EVERETT, Wash. (AP) - The death toll from the Oso mudslide remains at 30, but the Snohomish County medical examiner's office says it has positively identified one more of the victims - the 28th. The office said Friday it's withholding the name until the family is notified. Two other victims remain unidentified.
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  • DEVASTATING MUDSLIDE: Death Toll Rises To 30

    DEVASTATING MUDSLIDE: Death Toll Rises To 30

    Thursday, April 3 2014 11:39 AM EDT2014-04-03 15:39:14 GMT
    UPDATE: EVERETT, Wash. (AP) - The number of confirmed deaths in the Washington state mudslide rose to 30 on Thursday with the release of another victim's name.The Snohomish County medical examiner's office says 67-year-old Gloria Halstead of Arlington died of multiple blunt force injuries in the accident.>>
    UPDATE: EVERETT, Wash. (AP) - The number of confirmed deaths in the Washington state mudslide rose to 30 on Thursday with the release of another victim's name.The Snohomish County medical examiner's office says 67-year-old Gloria Halstead of Arlington died of multiple blunt force injuries in the accident.
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  • 3 Dogs From Fairfax To Search For Mudslide Victims

    3 Dogs From Fairfax To Search For Mudslide Victims

    Thursday, April 3 2014 11:20 AM EDT2014-04-03 15:20:18 GMT
    CHANTILLY, Va. (AP) - Three rescue dogs from Fairfax County's elite Search and Rescue team have departed to Washington state to help find victims from the March 22 mudslide in the town of Oso. The dogs - a Labrador retriever named Bayou, a German Shepherd named Hugo and a border collie named Fielder - left Thursday morning from Dulles International Airport.>>
    CHANTILLY, Va. (AP) - Three rescue dogs from Fairfax County's elite Search and Rescue team have departed to Washington state to help find victims from the March 22 mudslide in the town of Oso. The dogs - a Labrador retriever named Bayou, a German Shepherd named Hugo and a border collie named Fielder - left Thursday morning from Dulles International Airport.
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  • Waters Recede, Helping Search For Mudslide Victims

    Waters Recede, Helping Search For Mudslide Victims

    Wednesday, April 2 2014 1:18 PM EDT2014-04-02 17:18:41 GMT
    ARLINGTON, Wash. (AP) - It is a grim step forward in the search for human remains at a mudslide that crushed a rural Washington community, but an important one: floodwaters at the site are receding, allowing crews to expand their search and yielding more human remains in areas that previously couldn't be reached. GET MORE DETAILS INSIDE OF THE STORY>>>>>
    ARLINGTON, Wash. (AP) - It is a grim step forward in the search for human remains at a mudslide that crushed a rural Washington community, but an important one: floodwaters at the site are receding, allowing crews to expand their search and yielding more human remains in areas that previously couldn't be reached. GET MORE DETAILS INSIDE OF THE STORY>>>
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  • Mudslide Homeowners Still On Hook For Mortgages

    Mudslide Homeowners Still On Hook For Mortgages

    Wednesday, April 2 2014 1:04 PM EDT2014-04-02 17:04:41 GMT
    SEATTLE (AP) - Property owners who lost their houses in the Oso mudslide probably still owe payments on their home loans. Lyn Peters of the state Department of Financial Institutions says mortgages are legally binding contracts,even if the homes are gone.>>
    SEATTLE (AP) - Property owners who lost their houses in the Oso mudslide probably still owe payments on their home loans. Lyn Peters of the state Department of Financial Institutions says mortgages are legally binding contracts,even if the homes are gone.
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  • Seahawks, Sounders Visit Town Near Fatal Mudslide

    Seahawks, Sounders Visit Town Near Fatal Mudslide

    Tuesday, April 1 2014 1:58 PM EDT2014-04-01 17:58:04 GMT
    DARRINGTON, Wash. (AP) - A dozen Seattle Seahawks and Seattle Sounders FC athletes visited a Washington community devastated by a deadly mudslide. More than 300 people came to the community center in a nearby town Monday.>>
    DARRINGTON, Wash. (AP) - A dozen Seattle Seahawks and Seattle Sounders FC athletes visited a Washington community devastated by a deadly mudslide. More than 300 people came to the community center in a nearby town Monday.
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  • UW Leading Geotechnical Study Of Oso Mudslide

    UW Leading Geotechnical Study Of Oso Mudslide

    Tuesday, April 1 2014 9:43 AM EDT2014-04-01 13:43:56 GMT
    SEATTLE (AP) - The University of Washington is helping lead a geotechnical team to investigate what caused the March 22 landslide at Oso and what might be done to prevent similar disasters. The university says the Geotechnical Extreme Events Reconnaissance Association is mobilizing a team with one of the leaders a UW associate professor of civil and environment engineering, Joseph Wartman.>>
    SEATTLE (AP) - The University of Washington is helping lead a geotechnical team to investigate what caused the March 22 landslide at Oso and what might be done to prevent similar disasters. The university says the Geotechnical Extreme Events Reconnaissance Association is mobilizing a team with one of the leaders a UW associate professor of civil and environment engineering, Joseph Wartman.>>
  • COMMUNITY IN MOURNING: Beloved Pets Also Lost, Displaced By Mudslide

    COMMUNITY IN MOURNING: Beloved Pets Also Lost, Displaced By Mudslide

    Monday, March 31 2014 4:43 PM EDT2014-03-31 20:43:38 GMT
    DARRINGTON, Wash. (AP) - Pets and livestock also perished in the huge landslide that destroyed a mountainside community in Washington state.>>
    DARRINGTON, Wash. (AP) - Pets and livestock also perished in the huge landslide that destroyed a mountainside community in Washington state.
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  • Inslee Asks For Federal Disaster Declaration

    Inslee Asks For Federal Disaster Declaration

    Monday, March 31 2014 4:02 PM EDT2014-03-31 20:02:02 GMT
    OLYMPIA, Wash. (AP) - Washington Gov. Jay Inslee is asking President Barack Obama for a major disaster declaration in Snohomish County to make programs available to help individuals, households and businesses impacted by the massive Oso landslide on March 22.>>
    OLYMPIA, Wash. (AP) - Washington Gov. Jay Inslee is asking President Barack Obama for a major disaster declaration in Snohomish County to make programs available to help individuals, households and businesses impacted by the massive Oso landslide on March 22.
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  • Seahawks, Sounders To Visit Mudslide Community

    Seahawks, Sounders To Visit Mudslide Community

    Monday, March 31 2014 4:01 PM EDT2014-03-31 20:01:16 GMT
    DARRINGTON, Wash. (AP) - Members of the Super Bowl champion Seattle Seahawks and the Seattle Sounders soccer team plan a visit to a community affected by the deadly Washington state mudslide.>>
    DARRINGTON, Wash. (AP) - Members of the Super Bowl champion Seattle Seahawks and the Seattle Sounders soccer team plan a visit to a community affected by the deadly Washington state mudslide.>>
  • Oso Mudslide: Death Toll Rises, Red Cross Volunteers From North Idaho Help Mudslide Survivors

    Oso Mudslide: Death Toll Rises, Red Cross Volunteers From North Idaho Help Mudslide Survivors

    Monday, March 31 2014 10:08 AM EDT2014-03-31 14:08:49 GMT
    KHQ.COM - Volunteers from all over the country continue to search for those missing in Oso, Washington. It has been eight days since the worst mudslide in U.S. history hit the town and crews continue working through treacherous conditions to find what is left.

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    KHQ.COM - Volunteers from all over the country continue to search for those missing in Oso, Washington. It has been eight days since the worst mudslide in U.S. history hit the town and crews continue working through treacherous conditions to find what is left.

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  • Gov. Inslee: Review Of Slide Risk 'Needs To Be Done' Following Tragedy

    Gov. Inslee: Review Of Slide Risk 'Needs To Be Done' Following Tragedy

    Thursday, March 27 2014 2:43 PM EDT2014-03-27 18:43:16 GMT
    ARLINGTON, Wash. (AP) - Washington Gov. Jay Inslee says state authorities will examine whether risk-assessment for landslides is adequate, following Saturday's deadly slide in the town of Oso.>>
    ARLINGTON, Wash. (AP) - Washington Gov. Jay Inslee says state authorities will examine whether risk-assessment for landslides is adequate, following Saturday's deadly slide in the town of Oso.>>
  • HEARTBREAKING NEWS: Officials: Fatalities To Go Up Substantially

    HEARTBREAKING NEWS: Officials: Fatalities To Go Up Substantially

    Thursday, March 27 2014 1:54 PM EDT2014-03-27 17:54:23 GMT
    DARRINGTON, Wash. (AP) - Washington state authorities say the number of mudslide fatalities will go up substantially within the next two days. Sixteen bodies have been recovered, but officials say at least nine more had been found as of Wednesday night. READ MORE DETAILS AND LOOK AT THE HEARTBREAKING PHOTOS INSIDE OF THE STORY>>>>>
    DARRINGTON, Wash. (AP) - Washington state authorities say the number of mudslide fatalities will go up substantially within the next two days. Sixteen bodies have been recovered, but officials say at least nine more had been found as of Wednesday night. READ MORE DETAILS AND LOOK AT THE HEARTBREAKING PHOTOS INSIDE OF THE STORY>>>
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  • Authorities: Mudslide Missing Number Drops To 90

    Authorities: Mudslide Missing Number Drops To 90

    Wednesday, March 26 2014 9:40 PM EDT2014-03-27 01:40:23 GMT
    DARRINGTON, Wash. (AP) - Washington authorities say the official death toll from a devastating mudslide remains at 16, with eight additional bodies located but not recovered.>>
    DARRINGTON, Wash. (AP) - Washington authorities say the official death toll from a devastating mudslide remains at 16, with eight additional bodies located but not recovered. Snohomish County Emergency Management Director John Pennington says Wednesday that the number of people missing or unaccounted for dropped Wednesday from 176 to 90.>>
  • DEADLY MUDSLIDE: Salvation Army Team Working With Devastated Families

    DEADLY MUDSLIDE: Salvation Army Team Working With Devastated Families

    Wednesday, March 26 2014 2:10 PM EDT2014-03-26 18:10:27 GMT
    KHQ.COM - Every year, in ways both large and small, Salvation Army Emergency Disaster Services (EDS) personnel respond to the needs of others impacted by disaster.>>
    KHQ.COM - Every year, in ways both large and small, Salvation Army Emergency Disaster Services (EDS) personnel respond to the needs of others impacted by disaster.
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  • WARNING: State Officials Warn Of Mudslide Scams

    WARNING: State Officials Warn Of Mudslide Scams

    Wednesday, March 26 2014 12:24 PM EDT2014-03-26 16:24:27 GMT
    SEATTLE (AP) - State officials and the Better Business Bureau are warning people to be wary of scams related to the destructive Washington state mudslide.>>
    SEATTLE (AP) - State officials and the Better Business Bureau are warning people to be wary of scams related to the destructive Washington state mudslide.>>
  • Woman: Mudslide Likely Killed 4 Family Members

    Woman: Mudslide Likely Killed 4 Family Members

    Tuesday, March 25 2014 12:02 PM EDT2014-03-25 16:02:33 GMT
    SEATTLE (AP) - A Texas woman whose family members were in the area of the deadly landslide in Washington state says she has lost hope that they can be found alive in the rubble. Nichole Webb Rivera says she frantically called and texted her parents, her daughter and her daughter's fiance when the massive hillside collapsed Saturday morning.>>
    SEATTLE (AP) - A Texas woman whose family members were in the area of the deadly landslide in Washington state says she has lost hope that they can be found alive in the rubble. Nichole Webb Rivera says she frantically called and texted her parents, her daughter and her daughter's fiance when the massive hillside collapsed Saturday morning.>>
  • Obama Sends Prayers To Washington Amid Mudslide

    Obama Sends Prayers To Washington Amid Mudslide

    Tuesday, March 25 2014 11:57 AM EDT2014-03-25 15:57:03 GMT
    THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) - President Barack Obama is asking Americans to send their thoughts and prayers to Washington state as search operations continue following a devastating mudslide.>>
    THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) - President Barack Obama is asking Americans to send their thoughts and prayers to Washington state as search operations continue following a devastating mudslide.
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  • Hospital: 22-Week-Old Infant Injured In Mudslide Improving

    Hospital: 22-Week-Old Infant Injured In Mudslide Improving

    Tuesday, March 25 2014 10:54 AM EDT2014-03-25 14:54:55 GMT
    SEATTLE (AP) - A Seattle hospital says a 22-week-old baby boy injured in a deadly Washington state mudslide is improving although he is still listed in critical condition.>>
    SEATTLE (AP) - A Seattle hospital says a 22-week-old baby boy injured in a deadly Washington state mudslide is improving although he is still listed in critical condition.
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  • Infant Injured In Mudslide Improving But In Critical Condition

    Infant Injured In Mudslide Improving But In Critical Condition

    Tuesday, March 25 2014 9:07 AM EDT2014-03-25 13:07:17 GMT
    SEATTLE (AP) - A Seattle hospital says a 22-week-old baby boy injured in a deadly Washington state mudslide is improving although he is still listed in critical condition. Spokeswoman Susan Gregg said Monday that little Duke Suddarth is in intensive care.The baby's mother, 25-year-old Amanda Skorjanc, is in satisfactory condition at Harborview.>>
    SEATTLE (AP) - A Seattle hospital says a 22-week-old baby boy injured in a deadly Washington state mudslide is improving although he is still listed in critical condition. Spokeswoman Susan Gregg said Monday that little Duke Suddarth is in intensive care.The baby's mother, 25-year-old Amanda Skorjanc, is in satisfactory condition at Harborview.
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  • Carlton Complex Fire now 250,136 acres; 2,500+ firefighters on scene

    Carlton Complex Fire now 250,136 acres; 2,500+ firefighters on scene

    Wednesday, July 23 2014 2:47 AM EDT2014-07-23 06:47:59 GMT
    UPDATE: The Carlton Complex is now the largest wild land fire ever to burn in the State of Washington. The perimeter of this fire is more than 100 miles long. The total acreage burned is 250,136 acres. >>
    UPDATE: The Carlton Complex is now the largest wild land fire ever to burn in the State of Washington. The perimeter of this fire is more than 100 miles long. The total acreage burned is 250,136 acres. A total of 2500+ firefighters and support personnel are assigned to the incident. The fire is 16% contained.>>
  • Watermelon Hill fire 80% contained

    Watermelon Hill fire 80% contained

    Wednesday, July 23 2014 2:46 AM EDT2014-07-23 06:46:48 GMT
    UPDATE: The Watermelon Hill fire remains 80% contained. Fish Trap resort evacuations have been lowered to advisory level according to the WA Department of Natural Resources. The fire has been reduced to 10,518 acres. This fire is burning 7 miles SW of Cheney, WA and started on July 19th. >>
    UPDATE: The Watermelon Hill fire remains 80% contained. Fish Trap resort evacuations have been lowered to advisory level according to the WA Department of Natural Resources. The fire has been reduced to 10,518 acres. This fire is burning 7 miles SW of Cheney, WA and started on July 19th. 
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  • Thank you to all who gave to victims of Carlton Complex Fire!

    Thank you to all who gave to victims of Carlton Complex Fire!

    Tuesday, July 22 2014 5:26 PM EDT2014-07-22 21:26:11 GMT
    KHQ.COM - We were completely overwhelmed at how this community came together yesterday for the Q6 Cares, Inland NW Shares drive yesterday to support the victims of the Carlton Complex Fire who lost their homes. All day Monday from 5am - 6:30pm we were inundated by a constant flow of people wanting to make a difference.>>
    KHQ.COM - We were completely overwhelmed at how this community came together yesterday for the Q6 Cares, Inland NW Shares drive yesterday to support the victims of the Carlton Complex Fire who lost their homes. All day Monday from 5am - 6:30pm we were inundated by a constant flow of people wanting to make a difference.
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