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The ceremony was held near a cedar grove of 43 trees which represent the 43 people killed in 2014.
The Sitka spruce’s loss marks another season — and a moment to honor and treasure all that has passed.
After the devastating mudslide of 2014, those who serve the…
State transportation officials have extended the precautionary closure of Highway 530 until at least Thursday because of mudslide concerns, keeping the Darrington area’s… Continue reading
UPDATE 2:30 p.m.: Highway 530 will stay closed east of Oso at least until Monday morning due to safety concerns about a slow-moving mudslide on… Continue reading
This is the time of year for extra sensitivity and love. Joel Johnson, Oso fire department chaplain and volunteer firefighter, asks for prayers… Continue reading
Cindy Reynolds knows the number by heart. Her friends at the Oso fire department always double-check with her, but they remember, too. The… Continue reading
Snohomish County on Monday finished buying out properties in and around the site of the deadly 2014 Oso mudslide, acquiring the former home… Continue reading
What was supposed to be a months-long civil trial focused on the Oso mudslide… Continue reading
A judge ruled Tuesday that the state Attorney General’s Office must pay sanctions because its expert witnesses destroyed documents ahead of a civil… Continue reading
Snohomish County has been dismissed from a lawsuit brought by people harmed in the Oso mudslide. Plaintiffs’ attorneys signed paperwork Wednesday agreeing to… Continue reading
The decision by state experts and lawyers to delete internal emails discussing the possible cause of the Oso mudslide harmed the legal case… Continue reading
The month had been ridiculously wet. A real frog-choker, as they say around the Oso fire hall. By March 22, the sky already had dumped… Continue reading
Roughly two months before a civil trial is set to start over whether anyone should be held responsible for the deadly 2014 Oso… Continue reading
The authors of an important geology study of the Oso mudslide have won one of the Geological Society of America’s top prizes for… Continue reading
The Stillaguamish Tribe of Indians has sued the state in federal court, asking that it not be held liable for damages related to… Continue reading
Local historians are trying to capture an experience that words cannot define. The Darrington Historical Society, with help from graduate students at the… Continue reading
A King County judge this week significantly reduced the ability of people harmed in the Oso mudslide to claim Snohomish County officials failed… Continue reading
An old spruce that stood when the mudslide hit was a living memorial to the resilience of Oso.