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Landslide in Arctic Norway sweeps away 8 homes

Jan Egil Bakkedal had just prepared himself a sandwich when he heard a huge noise and realized that it was a landslide after which he ran out and filmed it from a nearby hill in Arctic Norway.

Heavy rains, landslide in Cameroon’s west kill at least 34

Cameroon on Monday deployed rescue workers and its military to search the wreckage of houses hit by a landslide that killed at least 34 people overnight in the western village of Bamoungoum, near the regional capital Bafoussam.

Memorial sculpture dedicated 5 years after Oso slide

Five years after the deadliest landslide in U.S. history decimated a community northeast of Seattle, residents Gail and Ron Thompson unveiled a bronze sculpture of mailboxes that were at the entrance to the Oso neighborhood

Artist creating sculpture to honor Oso landslide victims

In painstaking detail, artist Louise McDowell is resurrecting “the spot” that came to mean so much to the people of Steelhead Drive. The artist is recreating the row of mailboxes belonging to the 43 people killed in the Oso landslide on March 22, 2014.

Second group reaches $11.5 million Oso landslide settlement

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, property loss and emotional distress from witnessing the disaster. That agreement follows a $60 million payout that the state and the timber company made to a larger group of plaintiffs in the fall of 2016.

Man guilty of killing ex-neighbors who reported he squatted

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 the house he sold following a devastating landslide.