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After landslide, communities rewarded for resilience efforts
April 28, 2016

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.

Grant helps with long-term trauma recovery after mudslide
September 14, 2015

By Scott Weybright, College of Agricultural, Human & Natural Resource Sciences

mudslide-studentsSPOKANE, Wash. – Exposure to trauma in childhood can create lifelong emotional, health and behavior risks. To help people work through Washington’s March 2014 Oso/Highway 530 landslide, the American Red Cross has given Washington State University researchers $100,000.

Sept. 5: WSU hosts Oso mudslide recovery fundraiser
August 25, 2014

mudslide-studentsPULLMAN, Wash. – A fundraising banquet and silent auction to support Washington State University’s efforts to aid community recovery following the SR 530 landslide near Oso, Wash., will be 5-9 p.m. Friday, Sept. 5, in the CUB on the WSU Pullman campus.

President offers continued support for mudslide recovery
August 11, 2014

By Sylvia Kantor, College of Agricultural, Human & Natural Resource Sciences

FloydDARRINGTON, Wash. – President Elson S. Floyd viewed the site of the SR 530 mudslide for the first time on his way to Darrington last week to meet community members appreciative of Washington State University’s support after the devastating March landslide.

WSU students aid in recovery after SR 530 mudslide
June 20, 2014

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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 interns working this summer in communities affected by the powerful landslide.

Landslide: A mountain in Oso, a hill at WSU
April 7, 2014

By Linda Weiford, WSU News

Geologist-80PULLMAN, 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 Grimes Way.