Eight years ago, 43 people were lost in the Oso slide. As they do every year, friends and family gathered in remembrance.
The hope is to complete work at the site near Oso in time for a 10-year remembrance ceremony in 2024.
Since 2014, families have mourned at a roadside shrine near Oso, but “we knew we needed something bigger.”
Forty-three people perished in the 2014 Oso mudslide. On Monday, the community gathered again.
The bill appropriates $40 million annually for 3D mapping and disaster preparation.
A bill pushing more funding toward 3D mapping and disaster preparation is on the president’s desk.
People gathered to reflect on the loss of 43 people. Work remains for raising money for a memorial.
The PNW Paradise Ball and Auction will benefit a $6 million commemoration and education project.
A Friday ceremony honored those who died and unveiled plans for a 4-acre park at the disaster site.
From 2014, our video about the disaster and its aftermath.
The brother of a slide victim says a 23-mile stretch is “sacred ground and that’s how it should be treated.”
Rep. DelBene hopes 3-D maps will allow scientists to identify the next disaster before it happens.
The DNR wants to study the area around the Oso slide and similar terrain across the state.
A grassroots campaign seeks to name part of the road the Oso Memorial Highway.
A bronze sculpture will feature mailboxes that once stood along Highway 530 near the Steelhead Haven neighborhood.
Gary J. Ray is charged with diverting money intended to help families affected by the 2014 disaster.
A judge says the state and a timber company must defend themselves in a Seattle courtroom.
The agreement resolves death, property damage and injury lawsuits against the state and a timber company.
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.