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Avalanches and Landslides

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  • Contractor to again sift debris from deadly Washington landslide

    Three months after a deadly landslide wiped out the community of Oso, Wash., officials have selected a company to deal further with wreckage that remains.
  • Washington slide death toll rises to 28; missing tally drops to 20

    Washington slide death toll rises to 28; missing tally drops to 20
    SEATTLE — As the death toll in the northwestern Washington landslide rose to 28, Gov. Jay Inslee announced Tuesday that he has asked President Obama for additional federal disaster assistance to repair damaged infrastructure in rural Snohomish...

    Alaska buried in snow, hit with rain and worsening conditions

     
    You would think that rain instead of snow would be a big step forward. Think again, especially in Alaska, already hard hit in recent days by tons of tons that have closed schools and roads and threatened avalanches in some areas.

    Mudslide forces evacuation of Bellevue homes

    Mudslide forces evacuation of Bellevue homes
    A mudslide forced the evacuation of at at least three homes in Bellevue on Sunday afternoon, leaving mud inside and causing damange to local utility infrastructure. The mudslide was caused when a six inch water and gas main break erupted underneath...

    Snowmobiler buried by avalanche; rescue on video

    Snowmobiler buried by avalanche; rescue on video
    In a dramatic event caught on video, a snowmobiler coming down a hill at Stampede Pass in the Cascades was buried by an avalanche but, luckily for him, friends were nearby and frantically dug him out in time to save his life. The snowmobiler, John...