Saturday March 22, 2014 is a day etched into the memory of everyone in the Stillaguamish Valley. A mile-long, mile-wide landslide brought an estimated 10 million cubic yards of mud crashing through a neighborhood, killing 43 people, blocking the Stillaguamish River and burying State Route 530, the vital connection between Darrington, Oso and Arlington. The landslide was the worst disaster in Washington state since the eruption of Mount St. Helens.
In the aftermath of that devastating day, strong bonds emerged that unite the communities of the Stilly Valley. Allot has changed in Oso, when neighbors and businesses come together around a common goal, they can be unstoppable.” As the anniversary of the slide approaches, we want to honor and remember family, friends of all those affected.