October 13, 2009 in Region
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Rebecca Simmons removes personal belongings from her condemned home along Route 410 on Monday Oct. 12, 2009, after a massive landslide took out the state route west of Naches, Wash., over the weekend. Simmons’ home was lifted at least 15 feet above where it originally was built back in 1937 by her grandfather.

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Water from the Naches River continues to flood over Nile Road and onto nearby farms on Monday, Oct. 12, 2009, after a weekend landslide blocked State Route 410 in Naches, Wash. The earth continued shifting Monday at the site of a weekend landslide that obliterated a section of highway, rerouted a river and prompted evacuations in central Washington state.

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Water from the Naches River continues to flood over Nile Road and onto nearby farms on Monday, Oct. 12, 2009, after a weekend landslide blocked state Route 410 in Naches, Wash.

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Water from the Naches River continues to flood over Nile Road and onto nearby farms on Monday, Oct. 12, 2009, after a weekend landslide blocked state Route 410 in Naches, Wash.

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West Valley Fire Chief David Leitch, left, and John Walkenhauer from Yakima County code enforcement go over notes about the landslide zone west of Naches, Wash., Monday, Oct. 12, 2009.

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Peggy Emhoff, left, and Juanita Wickstrom prepare dinner for the Nile community and the rescue and emergency workers helping with the landslide on the west side of the landslide on state Route 410 in Naches, Wash. on Monday, Oct. 12, 2009. The Nile Valley Community Church became a gathering point for those west of the landslide, and volunteers cooked spaghetti, garlic bread and dessert for workers as well the rest of the Nile community.

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Melissa Johnson, 11, pets Charley Davidson Dawg while they wait at a Red Cross evacuation shelter set up at Naches Valley High School after Nile residents were evacuated following a landslide on state Route 410 on Sunday, Oct. 11, 2009.

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Odetta Linden, left, and Pat Reynolds hang a Red Cross sign in a hallway of Naches Valley High School as they set up an emergency shelter for people evacuated because of a landslide on state Route 410 on Sunday, Oct. 11, 2009, in Naches, Wach.

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Karen Callahan helps remove personal items from her friends’ home near Naches, Wash., Monday, Oct. 12, 2009, after a massive landslide along state Route 410 lifted the home more than 15 feet above its original resting place. The home was built by the Simmons family in 1937.

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This image released by the Washington State Department of Transportation shows a building at the base of a landslide near Naches, Wash., on Sunday, Oct. 11, 2009.

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This image released by the Washington State Dept. of Transportation shows a roadway broken from a landslide near Naches, Wash., on Sunday, Oct. 11, 2009.

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This image released by the Washington State Department of Transportation shows a damaged home and broken roadway from a landslide near Naches, Wash., on Monday, Oct. 12, 2009.

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This image released by the Washington State Department of Transportation shows a damaged roadway from a landslide near Naches, Wash. on Monday, Oct. 12, 2009.

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In this image released by the Washington state Department of Transportation, a damaged home and broken roadway from a landslide are seen Monday, Oct. 12, 2009, near Naches, Wash.