An anonymous donor has paid off the nearly $360,000 mortgage of a man who was a victim of 2014’s deadly Oso landslide
A solemn crowd gathered in Oso, Washington, on Sunday to honor 43 people who lost their lives a year ago in the deadliest landslide in U.S. history.
Before a packed audience at a joint session of the Washington state Legislature, Gov. Jay Inslee on Wednesday awarded the state Medal of Valor to Oso and surrounding communities for their work responding to last year’s mudslide that killed 43 people.
Previously, the medal of valor could only be given to one recipient for taking action to save one or more lives
The body of 44-year-old Kris Regelbrugge, whose husband also died, was pulled out of the debris from the March 22nd disaster.
Television footage of the accident scene showed the pilot being placed on a gurney. He was able to move his arms.
Workers have been screening debris and watching for the body of 44-year-old Molly Kristine “Kris” Regelbrugge
The team says the slide, the deadliest in U.S. history, occurred in two major stages
Officials say another body has been recovered from the site of a landslide that killed dozens of people
Two months after a deadly mudslide destroyed a Washington community, three nonprofit organizations have raised more than $7 million and have already spent about half of that to help about 50 families and their neighbors begin to rebuild their lives