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17 victims identified by Medical Examiner's office

  • Mar 31, 2014 at 2:49PM

The Snohomish County Medical Examiner's Office has released the names of 17 victims of the March 22 Oso mudslide that it has positively identified.

Oso mudslide's death toll, number of missing unchanged

  • Mar 28, 2014 at 11:00PM updated Mar 29, 2013 at 5:48AM

ARLINGTON — The official death toll of the March 22 Oso mudslide is holding steady at 17 as of March 28, according to county officials who took the time to explain exactly how those death tolls are determined.

Outpouring of support after Oso mudslide

  • Mar 28, 2014 at 4:00PM updated Mar 29, 2013 at 5:47AM

Businesses, community groups and individuals from Arlington, Smokey Point, Lakewood and Marysville have responded to the needs of the Oso and Darrington communities in the wake of the mudslide that cut across State Route 530 and the North Fork of the Stillaguamish River on March 22.

Tribes donate to disaster relief efforts

  • Mar 28, 2014 at 11:02PM

TULALIP — As Tulalip Tribal Board Chair Mel Sheldon Jr. and Vice Chair Deborah Parker extended their thoughts and prayers to those who have been hit by the impact of the Oso mudslide on March 22, they recalled how their own Native American ancestors suffered similar disasters in that same Camano Head area, as recently as the 1800s.

Mourners turn to faith in time of tragedy

  • Mar 28, 2014 at 4:04PM

ARLINGTON — In times of tragedy, many people find strength in faith, and the Arlington community proved to be no exception in the wake of the Oso mudslide on March 22, as three different churches coordinated three consecutive days of religious observances for those affected by this disaster.

City, business, school officials comment on Oso mudslide

  • Mar 28, 2014 at 3:19PM

MARYSVILLE — Several local officials have released statements about the March 22 Oso mudslide.

Prom Dress Exchange draws shoppers from across county

  • Mar 28, 2014 at 3:26PM

MARYSVILLE — The fourth annual Prom Dress Exchange and Fashion Show of North Snohomish County again drew more than 100 shoppers on March 22, as a dozen models strutted their stuff on the stage of the Damascus Road Church in Marysville.

Oso mudslide recovery continues

  • Mar 26, 2014 at 11:00PM updated Mar 27, 2013 at 5:54AM

Search and rescue crews are continuing their efforts in the wake Oso mudslide on March 22, and officials have revised the number of people still missing from 176 to 90. Officials said that there are 16 confirmed dead and believe they have located, but not yet recovered, an additional nine victims.

UPDATE | Businesses, community groups support Oso landslide victims

  • Mar 25, 2014 at 11:00AM updated Mar 26, 2013 at 1:04PM

The businesses and community groups of North Snohomish County are chipping in on behalf of one of their own communities, as Oso and Darrington continue to recover from the landslide that impacted both towns on Saturday, March 22.

More casualties confirmed as result of Oso landslide

  • Mar 26, 2014 at 12:28AM

ARLINGTON — "I've seen so many wonderful things these last few days, and the things that I've seen, the love and support for this community, will sustain me for many years to come," Snohomish County Executive John Lovick said, as he opened county officials' second and final press conference of the day on Tuesday, March 25, to discuss the ongoing rescue and recovery efforts in the wake of the Oso landslide on Saturday, March 22.

Oso landslide death toll now stands at 14 | SLIDESHOW

  • Mar 24, 2014 at 10:00PM updated Mar 25, 2013 at 2:07PM

Snohomish County Executive John Lovick described Monday, March 24, as "a day of progress and sadness," as six more were confirmed dead as a result of the Oso landslide on Saturday, March 22, bringing the disaster's total death toll to 14, and reports of missing and unaccounted for persons in the area escalated from 108 at the start of the day to 176 by the time county officials conducted their third and final press conference of the day, outside of the Arlington Police Station.

Domino's supports Oso landslide victims

  • Mar 24, 2014 at 3:00PM updated Mar 25, 2013 at 9:36AM

SMOKEY POINT — The Smokey Point Domino's Pizza, located at 3704 172nd Ave. NE in Arlington, will be conducting a fundraiser for the victims of the Oso landslide on Thursday, March 27.

Spraypark bid approved, work set to start

  • Mar 25, 2014 at 8:40AM

Construction is already underway at Comeford Park to prepare it for its incoming spraypark, but the Marysville City Council didn’t award the bid for the construction of the spraypark itself until its meeting on Monday, March 17.

TBD Board evaluates project priorities

  • Mar 25, 2014 at 8:39AM

The city of Marysville’s Transportation Benefit District Board met on Monday, March 17, to seek further clarification of the potential projects to be funded by an 0.02 percent sales tax increase on the April 22 special election ballot.

MG athletes turn out for track

  • Mar 25, 2014 at 8:37AM

The spring showers may come down in torrents, but that doesn’t stop Marysville Getchell’s track and field team from turning out and competing.

Rome, Torie conduct throwing clinic

  • Mar 25, 2014 at 8:37AM

Former Olympic thrower Jarred Rome conducted his third throwing clinic at Marysville-Pilchuck High School on March 15, and he was pleased with the turnout, noting that the popularity of clinic has increased each year since its inception.

Terrain shaky, searchers consolidate lists of missing in Oso landslide

  • Mar 24, 2014 at 2:08PM

ARLINGTON — The official death toll of the landslide in Oso on Saturday, March 22, stood at eight, as county and federal officials addressed the news media outside the Emergency Operations Center in the Arlington Police Station and City Council Chambers on the morning of Monday, March 24.

Gov. Inslee, Red Cross, Arlington community respond to Oso landslide

  • Mar 23, 2014 at 5:00PM updated Mar 24, 2013 at 8:21AM

ARLINGTON — Washington state Gov. Jay Inslee joined fellow elected officials from the federal to the local levels at the Arlington Police Station on Sunday, March 23, to address the landslide in Oso on Saturday, March 22, that's since blocked both State Route 530 and the North Fork of the Stillaguamish River, even as the surrounding community continues to respond in its own ways.

Marysville YMCA 'All-In Family Bike Ride' set for April 5

  • Mar 23, 2014 at 5:11PM

MARYSVILLE — The Marysville Family YMCA is conducting its inaugural "All-In Family Bike Ride," a poker ride along the Snohomish Centennial Trail, on Saturday, April 5, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.

UPDATE | Residents told to evacuate after Oso landslide blocks SR 530 and Stilly River, killing three

  • Mar 22, 2014 at 4:30PM

OSO — Residents of the North Fork of the Stillaguamish River are being advised to evacuate, by the Snohomish County Sheriff's Office, in the wake of three confirmed deaths as a result of a landslide on Saturday, March 22, across State Route 530, between Arlington and Darrington, as a National Weather Service Flash Flood Warning for the area remains in effect through Sunday, March 23.

Marysville Fire District honors retiring Battalion Chief Tucker

  • Mar 21, 2014 at 1:00AM

MARYSVILLE — The Marysville Fire District is commemorating the retirement of Battalion Chief Rex Tucker, who has served with the fire district for 41 years, beginning as a volunteer in March of 1973. Tucker was hired as a career firefighter in 1980, and worked his way through the ranks to chief officer.

Dues Produce Barn debuts 'Spring Fling'

  • Mar 20, 2014 at 11:51PM

MARYSVILLE — Dues Produce Barn in Marysville invited the surrounding community to its first "Spring Fling" on Saturday, March 15, drawing more than 20 vendors and close to 200 attendees within its first two hours, according to Becky Due herself.

Barricaded suspect with felony warrant in Marysville on March 20

  • Mar 20, 2014 at 5:34PM

MARYSVILLE — As of 4:22 p.m. on Thursday, March 20, the Snohomish County Violent Offender Task Force is on scene at the 10300 block of 60th Avenue NE, where a 32-year-old male suspect, with a felony arrest warrant, has barricaded himself inside a house. The suspect is considered armed and dangerous, and area roads have been closed.

Gentry spends her birthday collecting for food bank

  • Mar 20, 2014 at 2:03AM

MARYSVILLE — Last year, Fallyn Gentry decided to celebrate her 10th birthday by asking her family and friends to give gifts to those facing greater needs then herself, and her birthday party at the Marysville Community Food Bank generated 459 pounds of food and an estimated $100 in cash for the local nonprofit charity.

Prom Dress Exchange & Fashion Show return March 22

  • Mar 20, 2014 at 1:19AM

MARYSVILLE — For the fourth year in a row, young people from throughout Snohomish County will be able to take part in the local community's free Prom Dress Exchange & Fashion Show — which will run from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Saturday, March 22, at 1050 State Ave. in Marysville this year — so that girls from Marysville, Arlington and beyond will be able to dress fashionably for all the formal social events coming up this spring and summer.

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