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18 people unaccounted for in slide; voices heard, then gone

Seattle Times Headlines - Mon, 03/24/2014 - 06:01
ARLINGTON -- Rescuers say at least 18 people are missing in a massive mudslide that demolished two neighborhoods along the north fork of the Stillaguamish River and that the potential for a catastrophic flash flood remains high.

German customs seizes cocaine addressed to Vatican

Seattle Times Headlines - Mon, 03/24/2014 - 06:01
The drug haul was unremarkable, but the destination raised eyebrows.

Oso man believes aunt, uncle among the dead

Seattle Times Headlines - Mon, 03/24/2014 - 05:01
DARRINGTON -- Cory Kuntz, 43, fears his aunt and uncle are among the dead.

Rescue workers told to mark bodies, look for survivors

Seattle Times Headlines - Mon, 03/24/2014 - 05:01
DARRINGTON -- Before a Darrington search-and-rescue team of about 20 people headed back to the slide area at 10:30 this morning, Fire District 24 Chief Dennis Fenstermaker advised them of their priorities: Workers were asked to mark dead bodies if they saw any, then keep on looking for sur

Sunday Memo: Job haters? ... The mudslide ... Avalanche kills man

Seattle Times Headlines - Mon, 03/24/2014 - 05:01
Do folks in the Tri-Cities hate their government jobs? Columnist Danny Westneat  wonders if they do.

Inslee, Murray holding mudslide news conference at noon

Seattle Times Headlines - Mon, 03/24/2014 - 04:46
Gov. Jay Inslee and U.S. Sen. Patty Murray will hold a news conference at noon to discuss the Oso mudslide.

Inslee: 'The scope of this is almost unbelievable'

Seattle Times Headlines - Mon, 03/24/2014 - 04:46
ARLINGTON -- After flying over the scene of the Highway 530 mudslide near Oso, Gov. Jay Inslee says he was “left with a sense of awe that water and dirt can do that.”

Game Day: Links for No. 1 seed South Carolina, field at Seattle's NCAA tourney site

Seattle Times Headlines - Mon, 03/24/2014 - 04:31
Gonzaga was shipped out of Washington for the first time in its six consecutive NCAA tournament appearances. The sixth-seeded Zags (29-4) will face No. 11 seed James Madison (28-5) in College Station, Texas at 2:30pm on ESPN.

'When the slide hit the river, it was like a tsunami'

Seattle Times Headlines - Mon, 03/24/2014 - 04:31
DARRINGTON -- Search-and-rescue workers emerged from a debriefing meeting Sunday morning at Darrington's Sno-Skagit Fire District 24 station dispirited and bleary-eyed.

Man dies in avalanche at Granite Mountain near Snoqualmie Pass

Seattle Times Headlines - Mon, 03/24/2014 - 04:01
A man died in an avalanche Saturday at Granite Mountain near Snoqualmie Pass.

Six victims of the mudslide remain hospitalized

Seattle Times Headlines - Mon, 03/24/2014 - 03:31
Six people injured in the mudslide in Snohomish County remain hospitalized.

Sportsman's Warehouse to host a on-water fly-casting class next month

Seattle Times Headlines - Mon, 03/24/2014 - 03:01
Fly-fishing experts Darrel and Michael Martin will host “The Fundamentals of Fly Casting” from 10 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. April 6.

Website whimsy inspires real-life marathon

Seattle Times Headlines - Mon, 03/24/2014 - 02:55
Birthday cake, Nutella and purple grape drinks will dot the course of the “Beat The Blerch” marathon, a September event planned by Matthew Inman, the Seattle-based creator of The Oatmeal website. Registration opens Monday at 9 a.m.

Thank you for making a difference for Woodland Park Zoo elephants

Seattle Times Headlines - Mon, 03/24/2014 - 00:16
If media can change people's opinion, then your editorial might just do that for our three unfortunate elephants at the Woodland Park Zoo [“Retire zoo elephants to a sanctuary,” Opinion, March 19].