Snohomish County http://kuow.org en Landslide Risk Could Be Noted On King County Property Titles http://kuow.org/post/landslide-risk-could-be-noted-king-county-property-titles <p></p><p>King County is seeking federal funding for an updated map of landslide hazards, and is considering the possibility of using this map to provide the public information about buildings at risk.</p><p> Tue, 06 May 2014 15:17:53 +0000 Carolyn Adolph 33928 at http://kuow.org Landslide Risk Could Be Noted On King County Property Titles Snohomish County Considers Development Ban In Landslide Risk Areas http://kuow.org/post/snohomish-county-considers-development-ban-landslide-risk-areas <p>Marcie Sillman hears from Snohomish County Council President David Somers about his proposed six-month moratorium on building and development in landslide prone areas. Wed, 23 Apr 2014 22:26:39 +0000 Marcie Sillman & Christine Streich 33113 at http://kuow.org Snohomish County Considers Development Ban In Landslide Risk Areas Landslide Recovery Specialist Hopes To Use Drones In Future Rescue Operations http://kuow.org/post/landslide-recovery-specialist-hopes-use-drones-future-rescue-operations <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Stacy </span>Noland<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> deployed to </span>Oso<span style="line-height: 1.5;">, Wash., with the </span><a href="http://www.fieldinnovationteam.org/" style="line-height: 1.5;">Global Disaster Innovation Group Field Innovation Team</a><span style="line-height: 1.5;"> three days after the fatal landslide there. </span>Noland<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> has worked in rescue and recovery operations following the 2010 </span>Deepwater<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> Horizon oil spill, the 2011 Joplin tornado, and Hurricane Sandy in 2012. His role at the debris pile&nbsp;was to figure out how to make rescue and recovery most efficient. We asked what he has learned so far.</span></p><p> Fri, 04 Apr 2014 14:04:49 +0000 Phyllis Fletcher 31808 at http://kuow.org Landslide Recovery Specialist Hopes To Use Drones In Future Rescue Operations Search Crews Struggle To Define Success In Mudslide Debris http://kuow.org/post/search-crews-struggle-define-success-mudslide-debris <p></p><p>As of Wednesday morning, the Snohomish County Medical Examiner’s office has confirmed that 29 people have died in the Oso landslide. Hopes of finding survivors are dwindling.</p><p>That’s taking a toll on the families and the search crews, some who have been out there since the very beginning, doing intense physical and emotional work. Rescue operations managers are very conscious about giving those crews a break, letting them rotate in and out so they can rest and recharge. Wed, 02 Apr 2014 18:52:59 +0000 Sara Lerner, Patricia Murphy & Bill Radke 31785 at http://kuow.org Search Crews Struggle To Define Success In Mudslide Debris Oso: A Tight-Knit Community Takes Care Of Its Own http://kuow.org/post/oso-tight-knit-community-takes-care-its-own <p></p><p>The catastrophic mudflow that destroyed lives and homes a week and a half ago has come to be known as the Oso Landslide. That's led many to think the town has been wiped away. Tue, 01 Apr 2014 23:46:40 +0000 Carolyn Adolph 31723 at http://kuow.org Oso: A Tight-Knit Community Takes Care Of Its Own Representative Suzan DelBene Joins Mudslide Relief Efforts http://kuow.org/post/representative-suzan-delbene-joins-mudslide-relief-efforts <p>Marcie Sillman checks in with U.S. Representative Suzan DelBene, who serves the 1st Congressional District, about helping on the scene of the Oso mudslide. Wed, 26 Mar 2014 22:47:42 +0000 Marcie Sillman & Christine Streich 31313 at http://kuow.org Representative Suzan DelBene Joins Mudslide Relief Efforts Mudslide Witness: There Were 'Belongings All Over The Road' http://kuow.org/post/mudslide-witness-there-were-belongings-all-over-road <p></p><p>Search and rescue crews enter their third day after the 1-square-mile mudslide wiped out dozens of homes in Oso — a town of about 200 people between Arlington and Darrington in Snohomish County.</p><p>As of Monday morning, officials said they have recovered eight bodies and will continue to search for dozens of people still missing. Mon, 24 Mar 2014 17:21:56 +0000 Phyllis Fletcher 31160 at http://kuow.org Mudslide Witness: There Were 'Belongings All Over The Road' Mother Seeks Justice For Her Son's Death In Snohomish County Jail http://kuow.org/post/mother-seeks-justice-her-sons-death-snohomish-county-jail <p>Ross Reynolds talks with Cheryl Snow, one of the attorneys representing Rosemary Saffioti, about the lawsuit filed against the Snohomish County. In July 2012, Saffioti's 22-year-old son Michael died in the county jail after failing to receive proper medical care. Michael Saffioti died from a severe allergic reaction to dairy after consuming a meal that contained dairy. Fri, 21 Feb 2014 22:50:07 +0000 Ross Reynolds & Amina Al-Sadi 29227 at http://kuow.org Mother Seeks Justice For Her Son's Death In Snohomish County Jail Auditor: Property Management Employee Diverted $50K from Snohomish County http://kuow.org/post/auditor-property-management-employee-diverted-50k-snohomish-county <p>An employee of a contractor hired by Snohomish County diverted more than $50,000 from the county’s Housing Authority, the state auditor has determined. Tue, 03 Dec 2013 14:34:07 +0000 Patricia Murphy 24803 at http://kuow.org In Thurston And Snohomish Counties, Different Approaches To Keeping Schools Safe http://kuow.org/post/thurston-and-snohomish-counties-different-approaches-keeping-schools-safe <div><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Last year’s violent tragedy in Newtown, Connecticut, put school safety at the forefront. As the new school year begins, we take a look at two approaches to school safety in Washington state. David Hyde speaks with Rainier School District Superintendent Tim </span>Garchow<span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;and Snohomish County Executive John </span>Lovick<span style="line-height: 1.5;">.</span></p></div><div> Thu, 05 Sep 2013 20:49:28 +0000 David Hyde 19807 at http://kuow.org Snohomish County Official Relieved At Aaron Reardon's Resignation http://kuow.org/post/snohomish-county-official-relieved-aaron-reardons-resignation <p></p><p>Snohomish County officials are preparing for a change in leadership. Snohomish County Executive Aaron Reardon says he’ll resign at the end of May. Reardon announced his pending resignation at a 7:00 a.m. meeting at the Everett Golf and Country Club Thursday.</p><p> Fri, 22 Feb 2013 02:58:49 +0000 Amy Radil 8620 at http://kuow.org Snohomish County Official Relieved At Aaron Reardon's Resignation Snohomish County Executive Aaron Reardon To Resign http://kuow.org/post/snohomish-county-executive-aaron-reardon-resign <p></p><p>The Everett Herald reports Snohomish County Executive Aaron Reardon will resign, effective May 31. Reardon has been dogged by allegation he misused county funds and&nbsp; had his staff anonymously harass critics. Ross Reynolds talks with Everett Herald reporter Scott North about Reardon's announcement. Thu, 21 Feb 2013 19:44:57 +0000 PRODUCER 8595 at http://kuow.org Snohomish County Executive Aaron Reardon To Resign