Disasters and Accidents

Disasters and Accidents

Kyle Stokes / KPLU

Dogs are playing a unique role in the aftermath of the landslide in Snohomish County, Wash.

Maj. Tawny Dotson / Washington National Guard

The Oso landslide is raising questions about when the public should be warned of a geological hazard.

Spc. Matthew Sissel, 122D PAOC / Washington National Guard

Heavy rain in the forecast for Friday is threatening to hinder ongoing search and recovery operations from the catastrophic mudslide near Oso in Snohomish County.

Unusual Donations Coming In For Oso Landslide

Mar 28, 2014
Sgt. 1st Class Neal I. Mitchell, 122D PAOC / Washington National Guard

Donations for the Oso landslide victims continue to pour in…food, blankets, or money. But in Arlington, Wash., some residents are also collecting unusual donations.

Spc. Matthew Sissel, 122D PAOC / Washington National Guard

A local fire chief is warning communities around the deadly landslide in northwest Washington to brace for a jump in the death toll Friday.

U.S. Library of Congress

The Oso landslide may go down in history as the deadliest natural disaster in Washington.

Tom Banse / Northwest News Network

In a clearing on a hillside above one side of the mudflow, searchers in all sorts of uniforms and bright safety vests are picking through the crushed and barely recognizable remains of homes.

Snohomish County / Flickr

The waiting continues for family and friends of the dozens of people missing after last weekend's deadly landslide near Oso, Wash.

People Find Ways To Help After Landslide

Mar 27, 2014
Taylor Winkel / Northwest News Network

People near the landslide in Snohomish County, Wash., are looking for ways to help.

Phyllis Fletcher / KUOW

Wednesday night an emergency commander in Darrington, Wash., told a packed town meeting the number of confirmed dead in the Oso landslide is now 25.