Stories tagged: landslide
Thu., Sept. 6, 2018, 9:55 p.m.
Rescuers were using dogs, backhoes and shovels to search Friday for survivors trapped in mud and debris from landslides triggered by a powerful earthquake in northern Japan.
UPDATED: Sun., July 22, 2018, 12:17 p.m.
The state of Washington and a private timber company in April quietly reached an $11.5 million settlement with a second group of plaintiffs seeking damages for Oso landslide-related deaths, injuries, …
UPDATED: Wed., July 18, 2018, 3:16 p.m.
A scenic stretch of Highway 1 in a popular tourist area along the California coast reopened to traffic Wednesday, more than a year after it was blocked by a massive …
Mon., June 11, 2018, 12:10 p.m.
Rattlesnake Ridge, the slow-moving landslide near Yakima that spurred
UPDATED: Sat., June 2, 2018, 1:58 p.m.
Amtrak officials say a landslide between Portland and Seattle has suspended service between the cities.
Wed., May 30, 2018, 7:29 p.m.
A man was convicted Wednesday of killing his former neighbors and hiding their bodies in the woods northeast of Seattle after one of them told authorities he was squatting at …
UPDATED: Thu., March 8, 2018, 8:11 p.m.
A rock slide forced the closure of westbound Interstate 90 at the Fourth of July Pass Thursday morning.
Wed., Feb. 7, 2018, 5:28 p.m.
Two young people were found dead Wednesday and one person was missing after heavy rains caused a mudslide and flooding in a central Bolivia town, authorities said.
Thu., Feb. 1, 2018, 12:43 p.m.
A report says nearly 4 million cubic yards of rock and dirt could continue slowly down Rattlesnake Ridge for years and is unlikely to become a damaging landslide.
UPDATED: Tue., Jan. 30, 2018, 8:49 p.m.
The Department of Natural Resources says it’s no longer predicting when a landslide event at Rattlesnake Ridge could occur.
Wed., Jan. 24, 2018, 11:08 a.m.
Due to a sharp decrease in how quickly 20 acres are accelerating down Rattlesnake Ridge, officials say it’s difficult to predict when the impending landslide will happen.
UPDATED: Sat., Jan. 6, 2018, 7:33 p.m.
Authorities in central Washington have urged about 50 people to evacuate due to a slow-moving landslide that’s expected to break loose by the end of February.
Wed., Oct. 11, 2017, 9:44 p.m.
Floods and landslides after a tropical depression have killed at least 37 people, left another 40 missing and damaged homes and crops in northern and central Vietnam, officials said.
UPDATED: Thu., Sept. 21, 2017, 2:54 p.m.
Geologists for the state of Oregon are warning of the risk of major landslides in parts of the Columbia River Gorge that were hit by wildfires this year.
Sun., Sept. 17, 2017, 9:09 p.m.
For nearly three and a half years, the damaged Sitka spruce has stood guard at the site of the Oso mudslide. More than 100 feet tall, it was the largest …
Tue., Aug. 22, 2017, 12:25 p.m.
Authorities in the West African nation of Guinea say at least five people are dead after a landslide buried residents in a suburb of the capital.
UPDATED: Tue., Aug. 15, 2017, 7:43 p.m.
Fatmata Kamara had just stepped outside her house before dawn Monday when she saw the muddy hillside collapsing above her. The only thing she could do was run.
Sun., June 25, 2017, 1:34 p.m.
Rescuers recovered 10 bodies and were still searching for 93 missing people on Sunday, a day after a massive landslide buried a picturesque mountain village in southwestern China.
UPDATED: Sat., June 24, 2017, 11:24 p.m.
Crews searching through the night in the rubble left by a landslide that buried a mountain village under tons of soil and rocks in southwestern China found 15 bodies, but …
Tue., June 20, 2017, 1:11 p.m.
Part of a waterlogged hillside broke loose and slammed into homes and vehicles in western Guatemala early Tuesday, killing 11 people.
Wed., June 14, 2017, 8:09 a.m.
Rescuers went from door to door searching for information on people who might be missing Wednesday after massive landslides crashed onto villages and killed at least 140 in southeastern Bangladesh, …
UPDATED: Thu., June 1, 2017, 9:31 p.m.
A landslide took out at least one outbuilding in Spokane Valley Thursday afternoon and the basement of a nearby home is full of water, according to the Spokane Valley Fire …
Fri., May 19, 2017, 9:48 a.m.
A landslide stranded about 13,000 Indian pilgrims near a revered Hindu temple site in northern India on Friday, but caused no casualties, an official said.
Wed., May 10, 2017, 8:20 a.m.
Oregon transportation officials say a large rockslide has closed a highway near the Washington-Oregon border.
UPDATED: Tue., April 25, 2017, 3:51 p.m.
Officials say Amtrak service has been temporarily disrupted between Seattle and Portland because of a landslide.
Wed., April 19, 2017, 6 a.m.
In January, Dr. Joel McCullough agreed to pay $595,000 for a home in the upscale Wandermere Estates neighborhood north of Spokane. At the end of March, he was told to …
Fri., April 14, 2017, 3:43 p.m.
Amtrak services between Seattle and Everett were shut down due to a landslide west of Everett.
UPDATED: Thu., April 13, 2017, 10:38 p.m.
Wet weather and high water have created new road closures in Ferry and Pend Oreille counties.
UPDATED: Thu., April 13, 2017, 7:50 p.m.
A landslide has blocked train tracks near Vancouver, Washington, stopping Amtrak service between Portland and Seattle until Friday.
UPDATED: Wed., April 12, 2017, 10:56 p.m.
A video taken by an Idaho Transportation Department worker shows the dramatic movement of a mountain hillside onto U.S. Highway 95 south of Bonners Ferry