Oso

Former pastor pleads guilty in theft of Oso slide donations

Gary J. Ray admitted he took at least $10,000 intended for families affected by the 2014 disaster.

 

Don Sarver hangs up a Green Mountain Lookout steward interest banner on the outside of the look out on Saturday, Aug. 31, 2019 in Darrington, Wash. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)

Summit stewards make the steep trek to Green Mountain Lookout

At the historic cabin in the sky, they interact with hikers and enjoy the majestic solitude.

 

No one injured in Oso crash involving lumber and fuel trucks

The early morning collision sent logs and debris across the road, closing Highway 530 for hours.

 

Gala to raise money for permanent Oso landslide memorial

The PNW Paradise Ball and Auction will benefit a $6 million commemoration and education project.

Driver identified in Thursday’s fatal crash near Oso

The 46-year-old man was killed after the SUV he was driving crashed into a dump truck.

1 killed in dump truck crash near Oso landslide

Few details had been released regarding the collision. State troopers were investigating the cause.

No dissent as House backs effort to pinpoint landslide risks

Use of 3-D maps to help scientists identify disasters before they happen was a bipartisan winner.

This ‘relentless’ mayor doesn’t let boundaries impede progress

Barbara Tolbert, a tireless advocate for Arlington and the county, will be lauded for community service.

Oso body identified as Mount Vernon man missing since 2018

The body of Douglas W. Fister, 63, was found in water near the site of the Oso mudslide.

Memorial restores a piece of home 5 years after Oso slide

A Friday ceremony honored those who died and unveiled plans for a 4-acre park at the disaster site.

Oso Mudslide: Loss and Courage

From 2014, our video about the disaster and its aftermath.

Renaming ensures drivers know what happened on Highway 530

The brother of a slide victim says a 23-mile stretch is “sacred ground and that’s how it should be treated.”

Lidar imagery enables geologists to accurately identify landslides, such as the area around the Highway 530 Oso landslide. In this area, lidar data show prehistoric landslides in beige along the North Fork Stillaguamish River. The darker-shaded outlined area is the extent of the March 2014 Oso landslide. (Daniel Coe / Washington State Department of Natural Resources)

Congress considers new program to pinpoint landslide risks

Rep. DelBene hopes 3-D maps will allow scientists to identify the next disaster before it happens.

Lidar imagery enables geologists to accurately identify landslides, such as the area around the Highway 530 Oso landslide. In this area, lidar data show prehistoric landslides in beige along the North Fork Stillaguamish River. The darker-shaded outlined area is the extent of the March 2014 Oso landslide. (Daniel Coe / Washington State Department of Natural Resources)

State plugs away at mapping landslide-prone areas

The DNR wants to study the area around the Oso slide and similar terrain across the state.

Snohomish County avoids more court battles over Oso mudslide

An appeals court upheld an earlier decision excluding the county from suits over slide deaths, injuries.

More than 1,500 north Snohomish County homes lose power

PUD crews were working to restore electricity Thursday morning from Arlington to Oso.

Snohomish County is looking for information about the mailboxes that once stood outside the Steelhead Haven community that was destroyed by the Oso mudslide in 2014. Officials involved in the project welcome pictures or stories about the 43 people whose lives were lost.

Artist seeks help re-creating Oso landmark for memorial

A bronze sculpture will feature mailboxes that once stood along Highway 530 near the Steelhead Haven neighborhood.

Snohomish County is looking for information about the mailboxes that once stood outside the Steelhead Haven community that was destroyed by the Oso mudslide in 2014. Officials involved in the project welcome pictures or stories about the 43 people whose lives were lost.

Former Oso pastor accused of pocketing $40K in slide donations

Gary J. Ray is charged with diverting money intended to help families affected by the 2014 disaster.

Arlington woman is still missing after 9 months

Jessica Seybold, 39, was last seen in the Trafton area in December 2017. Police are seeking tips.

Oso memorial fundraiser seeks to help build a place to heal

A family friend spent 122 hours making a quilt remembering 43 lives lost. It will be auctioned Friday.

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