Stories tagged: mudslide
Fri., June 14, 2019
Authorities say mudslides closed a road and stranded campers near the Lake Owyhee Dam in eastern Oregon.
Mon., April 16, 2018, 5:25 p.m.
A 20-foot-wide mudslide on the BNSF Railway lines has shut down all commuter-rail service between Seattle’s King Street Station and Everett.
UPDATED: Fri., March 23, 2018, 9:24 a.m.
Plans have been announced for a memorial honoring the 43 people who died in a mudslide four years ago northeast of Seattle in the town of Oso.
UPDATED: Thu., March 1, 2018, 3:32 p.m.
A major winter storm swept south through California on Thursday, bringing heavy snow and strong winds to mountains and steady rain elsewhere, while prompting mandatory evacuations for coastal areas to …
Fri., Feb. 2, 2018, 8:15 a.m.
Passenger train service between Seattle and Everett has been temporarily suspended after a mudslide blocked tracks north of Seattle.
UPDATED: Fri., Jan. 12, 2018, 2:20 p.m.
Most residents of mudslide-ravaged Montecito were under orders to clear out Friday as the search for victims dragged on and crews labored to clean up the muck and repair power, …
UPDATED: Wed., Jan. 10, 2018, 9:42 p.m.
Anxious family members awaited word on loved ones Wednesday as rescue crews searched grimy debris and ruins for more than a dozen people missing after mudslides in Southern California destroyed …
UPDATED: Tue., Jan. 9, 2018, 9:17 p.m.
At least 13 people were killed and dozens of homes were swept away or heavily damaged Tuesday as downpours sent mud and boulders roaring down hills stripped of vegetation by …
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 …
UPDATED: Sun., Aug. 27, 2017, 9:56 p.m.
A local leader and a minister in Sierra Leone say more than 1,000 people have died in the mudslide and flood that hit the country’s capital nearly two weeks ago.
UPDATED: Sun., Aug. 20, 2017, 7:23 p.m.
Churches across Sierra Leone held special services Sunday in memory of those killed in mudslides and flooding earlier this week, as hospital officials announced the toll had risen to nearly …
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.
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, …
Mon., May 29, 2017, 9 a.m.
A group of Sri Lankan soldiers carried a body wrapped in a tarpaulin to police for identification, while others dug Monday through piles of mud, unearthing a motorbike, pieces of …
UPDATED: Fri., May 26, 2017, 8:53 p.m.
Floods and torrents of mud unleashed by heavy rains in Sri Lanka killed 91 people and left 110 others missing Friday. Authorities appealed for international help for rescue and relief …
Fri., May 5, 2017, 4:28 p.m.
Officials with BNSF Railway say mudslides have forced the suspension of rail traffic between Seattle and Portland.
UPDATED: Mon., April 10, 2017, 10:42 p.m.
A slow-moving landslide near the site of a Washington state mudslide that wiped out a neighborhood and killed 43 people in 2014 has prompted officials to close a state highway …
UPDATED: Wed., March 29, 2017, 4:43 p.m.
Washington state officials are offering new guidance to private attorneys and outside experts as a result of misconduct in Oso mudslide litigation that led to one of the state’s largest …
UPDATED: Fri., March 24, 2017, 9:33 p.m.
SANDPOINT – Mud, unstable ground and debris are causing major issues for roads and homes in North Idaho. Bonner County crews are working to clear multiple roads damaged by mudslides …
UPDATED: Wed., March 22, 2017, 3:44 p.m.
One lane of State Highway 95 was reopened in Boundary County this morning after a mudslide Tuesday night closed the highway in both directions.
UPDATED: Wed., March 15, 2017, 4:22 p.m.
A mudslide caused a dozen train cars to derail and some tumbled down a steep hillside Wednesday morning in Boundary County, Idaho.
UPDATED: Thu., Feb. 16, 2017, 6:05 p.m.
All lanes of westbound Interstate 90 were blocked for several hours Thursday morning after a mudslide trapped 13 cars on the freeway.
Thu., Feb. 9, 2017, 6:27 p.m.
Flooding closed Oregon’s coastal highway on Thursday, while landslides hit some areas in Portland amid unrelenting rain.
Mon., Jan. 16, 2017, 3:22 p.m.
Washington’s Department of Natural Resources is following through with a key safety recommendation that arose in the aftermath of the Oso mudslide, as it starts to post intricate topographical maps …
Mon., Nov. 28, 2016, 1:41 p.m.
A mudslide has temporarily halted passenger train service between Seattle and Everett.
Thu., Aug. 18, 2016, 2:03 p.m.
A Washington judge has dismissed claims brought by dozens of people who lost family and homes in the deadliest mudslide in U.S. history.
Wed., March 16, 2016
From our archives, 100 years ago A coroner’s jury ruled that John Gleason, who was swept away and killed by a mud-and-rock slide at the foot of Cedar Street, failed …
Tue., March 15, 2016
From our archives, 100 years ago A 74-year-old man was buried in a massive slide of mud and rocks on Cedar Street, just west of the Monroe Street Bridge.
Sat., March 21, 2015
Max doesn’t look much like a hero. The 8-year-old border collie/blue heeler mix curled up under Robyn Moug’s desk at U.S. HealthWorks in north Spokane, closed his brown eyes and …
Tue., Sept. 16, 2014
TWISP – As summer turns to fall in Central Washington, residents are preparing to fight the third “F” disaster of 2014. First fires. Then flood. Now FEMA. The Methow Valley …