Washington State University announced Wednesday it will waive tuition for the 2014-2015 school year for students affected by the deadly Oso landslide
The official death toll from Washington state’s mudslide has increased to 28, and the Snohomish County medical examiner’s office says 22 of those victims have been identified.
The University of Washington is helping lead a geotechnical team to investigate what caused the March 22 landslide at Oso and what might be done to prevent similar disasters.
The one-hour special, anchored by Steve Raible and Angela Russell, will feature stories about the rescue and recovery efforts and examine the long-term impact of the disaster on local communities.
The main goal now is to find more bodies and winnow the list of the 90 people who are still missing in the mudslide that buried the community of Oso on Saturday.
State officials and the Better Business Bureau are warning people to be wary of scams related to the destructive Washington state mudslide.
President Barack Obama has signed an emergency declaration for Washington, ordering federal aid to supplement the state response to a deadly mudslide.
A list of resources for victims of the slide and information if you want to help out.