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Sunday, March 29, 2015 -- 12:23 am
To be human and journalist
HeraldNet - ... then went out and cried in their cars." Stevick's part of the team that, one year later, is returning to Oso and Darrington to take the pulse of a community once swallowed by a mountainside. Scott North, a former fellow with the Dart Center for ... Read more...
Tuesday, March 24, 2015 -- 10:27 pm
Prep softball: Darrington 7, Concrete 2
HeraldNet - *No purchase necessary to enter to win. Winner will be selected by a random drawing and will be notified by phone or email. Read more...
Monday, March 23, 2015 -- 1:03 pm
Community gathers for remembrance ceremony one year after Oso landslide
WICU12 Erie - ... River and Highway 530 before coming to rest nearly a mile away. In the year since, the communities of Arlington, Darrington, and Oso have grown stronger and more resilient, yet some still struggle to come to terms with what happened. "It's been a ... Read more...
Monday, March 23, 2015 -- 11:19 am
Tragic Washington Mudslide Leaves Scars One Year Later
Fire Rescue Magazine - ... thoughts and memories are out there every time you head down the valley," said Dan Rankin, the mayor in nearby Darrington. Yet living with the scarred landscape also reminds them of how they tirelessly searched for victims, of their gratitude for ... Read more...
Sunday, March 22, 2015 -- 7:23 pm
One year anniversary since deadliest Washington mudslide
KEPR CBS 19 - ... is Oso Strong. "I want the people who lost family members to be able to continue to heal and find peace," said Darrington Fire District 24 Spokesperson Shaylah Dobbins. And the unity and support here today reveals they will. they were grazing in the ... Read more...
Sunday, March 22, 2015 -- 6:21 pm
Bells toll for 43 victims at solemn Oso mudslide remembrance
HeraldNet - ... highway was closed for months after the slide. On Sunday, it was closed again for the remembrance. People from Darrington to the east and Oso from the west converged on a grove of 43 cedar trees that was planted as a living memorial. A crowd had ... Read more...
Sunday, March 22, 2015 -- 4:53 pm
Bell tolls, names read to honor victims of Washington slide
My Mother Lode - ... "That doesn't happen every day. It was pretty special." The landslide closed Highway 530, which connects Oso to Darrington in the east, for months. State officials closed the highway for a few hours on Sunday to remember the victims. Joel Johnson, ... Read more...
Sunday, March 22, 2015 -- 3:12 pm
Bell tolls, names read to honor victims of Washington landslide
The Baltimore Sun - ... "That doesn't happen every day. It was pretty special." The landslide closed Highway 530, which connects Oso to Darrington in the east, for months. State officials closed the highway for a few hours on Sunday to remember the victims. Joel Johnson, ... Read more...
Sunday, March 22, 2015 -- 12:36 am
Guest commentary / Oso landslide anniversary: a Oso stronga spirit a great example for all
HeraldNet - ... slid into the Steelhead Haven neighborhood, claiming 43 lives, numerous homes and roads. The people of Oso, Darrington, Arlington, the Stillaguamish Tribe and the Sauk-Suiattle Tribe will never be the same, but I have faith in these communities. The ... Read more...
Sunday, March 22, 2015 -- 12:36 am
Guest commentary / Oso landslide anniversary: United Way, Red Cross continue work to aid recovery
HeraldNet - ... a sprint. In the first days of the disaster response, we made a promise to the families and communities of Oso, Darrington and Arlington that we would stand by them to provide support for the long term. A year on, the recovery process continues. Our ... Read more...
Sunday, March 22, 2015 -- 12:36 am
In Our View / Oso landslide anniversary: These towns still stand
HeraldNet - ... will grow tall and broad. But for the families, neighbors and friends who lost loved ones, the residents from Darrington to Oso to Arlington, and for many in the county who drive Highway 530, they will remember that so much is missing. Those same ... Read more...
Sunday, March 22, 2015 -- 12:35 am
'All I can say is thank you': Oso survivors meet rescuers for portraits at site of slide
HeraldNet - ... and hugs. "All I can say is thank you." Tim Ward Rescuers: Rockport volunteer firefighter Jessica Moore; Darrington volunteer and Assistant Chief Rocky Cabe; Marty Reece; Naval Air Station Whidbey helicopter pilot Lt. Cmdr. David Waner "Last time I ... Read more...
Sunday, March 22, 2015 -- 12:35 am
A year accomplished: For Oso slide survivor, time has a new meaning
HeraldNet - ... He hears echoes of the roar the earth made as it swallowed his house. Highway 530 will be closed between Oso and Darrington from 9 a.m. to noon Sunday for the one-year remembrance event in the slide zone. The event is not open to the general public. ... Read more...
Sunday, March 22, 2015 -- 12:35 am
Public safety officials learned lessons from Oso catastrophe
HeraldNet - ... They're also looking to prepare regular people who might some day rush to help, as neighbors from Oso and Darrington did after the slide hit their community. Efforts also are underway to make it easier to send emergency workers to far-flung parts of ... Read more...
Sunday, March 22, 2015 -- 12:35 am
Darrington honors longtime librarian taken by the Oso mudslide
HeraldNet - Darrington resident John Parent plays a traditional Scottish tune on his violin at a dedication event Saturday for the new community room at the Darrington Library in honor of former librarian Linda McPherson, who passed away in last year's March 22 Oso mudslide, and who was instrumental in the opening of the room which will be used for various gatherings. 'She really was the face of the library,' Parent said. Read more...
Saturday, March 21, 2015 -- 5:43 pm
Library room dedicated in honor of Oso slide victim
KOMO News - Sunday will mark one year since the destructive slide in Oso that killed 43 lives and changed a community forever. Dozens of people gathered Saturday morning at the Darrington Library to dedicate a community room in honor of one of the victims. Read more...
Saturday, March 21, 2015 -- 12:27 am
Taking comfort in numbers: About 350 people gather at prayer service to remember victims
HeraldNet - People shook hands and shared embraces before bowing their heads in prayer and raising their voices in song to mark a year since the weekend of the deadly Oso mudslide. About 350 people came together Friday evening for a Gathering in Hope at the Darrington Community Center. Read more...
Saturday, March 21, 2015 -- 12:27 am
Victims often struggle silently, reluctant to seek help
HeraldNet - ... received some emergency aid in the first days after the slide, initially staying at the Red Cross shelter in the Darrington Community Center. But the family of seven - four children and a great-aunt who now lives with them - didn't find permanent ... Read more...
Friday, March 20, 2015 -- 2:51 pm
A year later, scars of deadly Oso landslide remain fresh
The Columbian - ... thoughts and memories are out there every time you head down the valley," said Dan Rankin, the mayor in nearby Darrington. Yet living with the scarred landscape also reminds them of how they tirelessly searched for victims, of their gratitude for ... Read more...
Friday, March 20, 2015 -- 11:22 am
Mayor solemn on Oso anniversary
Marysville Globe - ... is being made to come up with higher education money for children of victims, for example. Tolbert said she and Darrington Mayor Dan Rankin are closer than ever. "He's like a brother now." They are working on a vision to rebuild the Stilly Valley, ... Read more...



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