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Death toll from Washington state mudslide climbs to 14, scores missing

Washington State News Wire - Tue, 03/25/2014 - 16:33
ARLINGTON, Washington, March 25 — The confirmed death toll from a devastating weekend mudslide in Washington state climbed to 14 people yesterday as six more bodies were found, while scores of others remained listed as missing two days after the tragedy, authorities said.

Washington state landslide kills eight as sodden embankments collapse

Washington State News Wire - Tue, 03/25/2014 - 15:17
At least 18 missing in Snohomish county, where slip leaves one square mile under up to 5 metres of mud, stones and trees Eight people are dead and at least 18 missing nearly two days after a landslide in Washington state buried homes and cars under mud and tangled debris up to 5 metres (15ft) deep. The search for victims was due to resume after dangerous, quicksand conditions forced rescue ...

Washington state mudslide death toll climbs to 14 with up to 176 missing

Washington State News Wire - Tue, 03/25/2014 - 11:41
By Jonathan Kaminsky ARLINGTON, Washington (Reuters) - The death toll from a devastating weekend mudslide in Washington state climbed to 14 people on Monday as six more bodies were found, while the number reported missing continued to swell two days after the tragedy, authorities said. As many as 176 people were reported missing in the massive landslide, and local emergency management officials ...

Washington state mudslide: 14 dead, 176 reported missing

Washington State News Wire - Tue, 03/25/2014 - 10:21
Washington state search and rescue crews have located six more bodies, bringing the total number of confirmed dead to 14 in the massive mudslide that struck a rural community in Snohomish County Saturday morning.

Washington slide death toll 14; search continues

Washington State News Wire - Tue, 03/25/2014 - 08:04
OSO, Wash. (AP) — The search for survivors of a deadly Washington state mudslide grew Monday to include scores of people who were still unaccounted for as the death toll from the wall of trees, rocks and debris that swept through a rural community rose to at least 14.

Washington state mudslide: 108 reports of missing people

Washington State News Wire - Tue, 03/25/2014 - 02:59
Officials in Washington state say they have 108 reports of people who are missing and unaccounted for, following the deadly mudslide that struck a rural community in Snohomish County, 88 kilometres north of Seattle on Saturday morning.

Mudslides Explained: Behind the Washington State Disaster

Washington State News Wire - Tue, 03/25/2014 - 01:17
A fatal mudslide in Washington State is a reminder of the lethal force of the fast-moving natural phenomenon.        

Washington landslide: 8 dead, 108 missing

Washington State News Wire - Tue, 03/25/2014 - 00:55
A list of those reported missing following a landslide in rural Washington state includes 108 names, emergency officials said Monday. But that doesn't mean all of them were killed in Saturday's disaster north of Seattle, Snohomish County Emergency Management Director John Pennington said. The official death toll remains at eight with seven others hurt, he said. Until Monday, the number of people ...

Washington landslide: 8 dead, 108 missing

Washington State News Wire - Tue, 03/25/2014 - 00:55
A list of those reported missing following a landslide in rural Washington state includes 108 names, emergency officials said Monday. But that doesn't mean all of them were killed in Saturday's disaster north of Seattle, Snohomish County Emergency Man...

Indian tribe seeks pot business ban in part of Washington state

Washington State News Wire - Tue, 03/25/2014 - 00:17
By Jonathan Kaminsky OLYMPIA, Washington (Reuters) - A Native American tribe, concerned about the impact of marijuana on its youth, is fighting to derail the rollout of a nascent recreational pot industry across a quarter of Washington state, where it still holds some traditional rights. The roughly 10,000-member Yakama Nation had already asserted sovereignty to keep pot outlawed on 1.2 million ...

Washington mudslide death toll 14; search continues

Washington State News Wire - Mon, 03/24/2014 - 22:04
The death toll from a deadly Washington state mudslide debris that swept through a rural community rose to at least 14 on Monday.

Washington Mudslide Toll Rises to Eight With at Least 18 Missing

Washington State News Wire - Mon, 03/24/2014 - 18:59
Eighteen people were still unaccounted for in the wake of a mudslide in Washington state as the death toll rose to eight Sunday evening.Lt.        

Eight dead, 18 missing after Washington state landslide

Washington State News Wire - Mon, 03/24/2014 - 15:27
By Jonathan Kaminsky OLYMPIA, Washington (Reuters) - Eight people were dead and at least 18 were still missing nearly two days after a landslide in Washington state buried homes and cars under mud and tangled debris up to 15 feet deep, authorities said. Some workers had to be dragged to safety after becoming mired in mud to their armpits. The landslide was triggered after rain-soaked embankments ...

Washington Mudslide Toll Rises to Eight With at Least 18 Missing

Washington State News Wire - Mon, 03/24/2014 - 15:15
Eighteen people were still unaccounted for in the wake of a mudslide in Washington state as the death toll rose to eight Sunday evening.Lt.        

Washington Mudslide Toll Rises to Eight With at Least 18 Missing

Washington State News Wire - Mon, 03/24/2014 - 15:15
Eighteen people were still unaccounted for in the wake of a mudslide in Washington state as the death toll rose to eight Sunday evening.Lt.        

Washington Mudslide Toll Rises to Eight With at Least 18 Missing

Washington State News Wire - Mon, 03/24/2014 - 15:00
Eighteen people were still unaccounted for in the wake of a mudslide in Washington state as the death toll rose to eight Sunday evening.Lt.