Listen Live Follow Us On:
For Email Marketing you can trust

 

Washington State News Wire

Weary vigil as community grieves growing Washington state mudslide toll

Washington State News Wire - Sat, 03/29/2014 - 23:29
Family and friends of 90 people still missing after a wall of mud flattened the outskirts of a rural Washington state town increasingly feared for the worst on Saturday as the governor called for a statewide moment of silence a week after the disaster.

Weary vigil as community grieves growing Washington state mudslide toll

Washington State News Wire - Sat, 03/29/2014 - 23:24
Family and friends of 90 people still missing after a wall of mud flattened the outskirts of a rural Washington state town increasingly feared for the worst on Saturday as the governor called for a statewide moment of silence a week after the disaster.

Washington officials all but abandon hope of finding mudslide survivors

Washington State News Wire - Sat, 03/29/2014 - 10:17
Washington state officials all but abandoned hope Friday of finding survivors under tons of twisted, sodden earth as a community waited in anguish to learn the full scope of what is already one of the most devastating landslides in U.S. history.

Another body found in Washington state mudslide, dozens missing

Washington State News Wire - Sat, 03/29/2014 - 10:07
By Eric M. Johnson ARLINGTON, Washington (Reuters) - The death toll from a mudslide that has left 90 people missing in Washington state appeared poised to climb much higher nearly a week after the disaster, as anguished relatives turned to the Internet and word of mouth for scarce scraps of new information. Authorities on Friday said that another body had been found in the debris field left ...

Washington authorities ID mudslide victims, including 5-year-old girl, Vietnam War veteran

Washington State News Wire - Sat, 03/29/2014 - 07:51
ARLINGTON, Wash. — Washington state authorities have begun to identify some of the people who died in last weekend's mudslide in a community 55 miles northeast of Seattle. The Snohomish County Medical Examiner's Office said those identified so far died of accidental blunt impact.

Washington authorities ID mudslide victims, including 5-year-old girl, Vietnam War veteran

Washington State News Wire - Sat, 03/29/2014 - 07:51
ARLINGTON, Wash. — Washington state authorities have begun to identify some of the people who died in last weekend's mudslide in a community 55 miles northeast of Seattle. The Snohomish County Medical Examiner's Office said those identified so far died of accidental blunt impact.

Washington St. investigators look to Oklahomans to help identify murder victim

Washington State News Wire - Sat, 03/29/2014 - 05:49
OKLAHOMA - Washington State investigators are looking to Oklahomans for help identifying a murder victim. Investigators believe a murder victim...

Landslide in Washington state one of deadliest in nation's history

Washington State News Wire - Sat, 03/29/2014 - 04:06
The landslide that destroyed a rural community in Washington state was one of the deadliest in U.S. history.

Washington state death toll expected to soar following mudslide

Washington State News Wire - Sat, 03/29/2014 - 00:39
ARLINGTON, Wash./DARRINGTON, Wash. - Rescue officials said the death toll from a catastrophic mudslide in Washington state is soon expected to climb far higher, as some residents voiced anger that they were prevented from helping in the initial disaster response six days ago.

Washington state death toll expected to soar

Washington State News Wire - Sat, 03/29/2014 - 00:06
By Eric M. Johnson and Jonathan Kaminsky ARLINGTON, Wash./DARRINGTON, Washington (Reuters) - Rescue officials said the death toll from a catastrophic mudslide in Washington state is soon expected to climb far higher, as some residents voiced anger that they were prevented from helping in the initial disaster response six days ago. At least 26 people were known to have perished when a rain-soaked ...

Washington state death toll expected to soar

Washington State News Wire - Sat, 03/29/2014 - 00:06
By Eric M. Johnson and Jonathan Kaminsky ARLINGTON, Wash./DARRINGTON, Washington (Reuters) - Rescue officials said the death toll from a catastrophic mudslide in Washington state is soon expected to climb far higher, as some residents voiced anger that they were prevented from helping in the initial disaster response six days ago. At least 26 people were known to have perished when a rain-soaked ...

Officials fear missing Washington landslide victims may never be found

Washington State News Wire - Fri, 03/28/2014 - 21:20
Washington state officials said the confirmed death toll from a huge mudslide in the U.S. Pacific Northwest was likely to rise sharply from 25 on Friday as residents accused local authorities of a slow early response to the disaster that had cost lives.

Officials fear missing Washington landslide victims may never be found

Washington State News Wire - Fri, 03/28/2014 - 21:11
Washington state officials said the confirmed death toll from a huge mudslide in the U.S. Pacific Northwest was likely to rise sharply from 25 on Friday as residents accused local authorities of a slow early response to the disaster that had cost lives.

Washington state mudslide death toll expected to jump above 25

Washington State News Wire - Fri, 03/28/2014 - 20:15
Washington state officials say the confirmed death toll from a massive mudslide was likely to rise sharply from 25 on Friday as residents accused local authorities of a slow early response to the disaster that had cost lives.        

Washington lawmaker floats $150G litter fine on paper that criticized him

Washington State News Wire - Fri, 03/28/2014 - 17:51
A Washington state newspaper is crying foul after a state senator proposed making the paper pay a $150,000-a-year fine for being “one of the top polluters in the county.” It just so happens that the lawmaker, state Sen. Don Benton, had been the subject of a series of critical articles in the same newspaper.

Washington state mudslide death count expected to jump above 25

Washington State News Wire - Fri, 03/28/2014 - 16:37
By Eric M. Johnson ARLINGTON, Washington (Reuters) - Washington state officials said the confirmed death toll from a huge mudslide in the U.S. Pacific Northwest was likely to rise sharply from 25 on Friday as residents accused local authorities of a slow early response to the disaster that had cost lives. "In the next 24 to 48 hours, as the medical examiner's office catches up with the difficult ...

Washington state investigators seek help identifying body of man with possible Oklahoma ties

Washington State News Wire - Fri, 03/28/2014 - 13:00
Investigators in Washington state are asking for help in identifying the body of a person they think may be from Oklahoma.