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After landslide, communities rewarded for resilience efforts

By Sylvia Kantor, College of Agricultural, Human & Natural Resource Sciences ARLINGTON, Wash. – Two years after the deadly landslide that devastated the Oso, Wash., area, the towns of Darrington and Arlington were announced April 27 as finalists in the America’s Best Communities (ABC) competition, which is designed to inspire innovative solutions for community revitalization.

WSU students aid in recovery after SR 530 mudslide

By Sylvia Kantor, College of Agricultural, Human & Natural Resource Sciences OSO, Wash. – Kendra Knepper’s father was among local firefighters involved in rescue efforts following the devastating mudslide along State Route 530 in March. Now, she’s glad to be involved herself. A criminal justice major at Washington State University, she is one of 10 […]

Landslide: A mountain in Oso, a hill at WSU

By Linda Weiford, WSU News PULLMAN, Wash. – For all the people who pass by an innocuous-looking hill on the Washington State University campus each day, with a quick turn of the head they will see proof that one wet winter day 18 years ago, a mass of Palouse mud broke loose and flowed toward […]