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‘We did the jobs we knew how to do.’ Revisiting Oso, 8 years later.

Written by Libby Denkmann & Alec Cowan, KUOW.org On March 8, 2014, a landslide rushing at 60 miles per hour swept over State Route 530 and Oso, Washington. It engulfed more than 40 homes and remains the deadliest landslide in U.S. history. Eight years later, the region is finding ways ...
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Partner Spotlight: Forterra Empowers Organizations to Offset Carbon and Plant Trees

Written and shared by Beneficial State Bank. At Beneficial State, we recognize we cannot reach our ambitious goals alone. We are proud to partner with organizations that share our values and keep us accountable to our goals, evaluating our business practices and helping us continue to deepen our impacts. Greenhouse ...
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Tacoma’s Hilltop neighborhood receives millions in federal funding

Written By Lionel Donovan – King 5 News TACOMA, Wash. — Community leaders gathered at Tacoma’s Urban Performing Arts Center on Thursday to celebrate a renewed effort to invest in the Hilltop community. The U.S. House of Representatives recently approved $4.5 million in federal funding to support two projects in ...
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‘My grandfather, it would mean a lot to him’: Family-owned land in central Cascades now in hands of state for conservation

Written By Erica Zucco – King 5 News NORTH BEND, Wash. — A stretch of old-growth forest habitat in the central Cascades along Hancock Creek, owned for a long time by the Cugini family, is now in the hands of the Washington State Department of Natural Resources (DNR), which plans ...
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Eight years after deadly landslide near Darrington, new industry could change timber town

Written By Daniel Beekman - Seattle Times staff reporter DARRINGTON — Once upon a time, timber made Darrington. Now, it could remake Darrington. That’s the story Mayor Dan Rankin tells as he walks through the woods outside his mountain-rimmed community, which for decades has struggled with the decline of its ...
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Snoqualmie Tribe Acquires 12,000 Acres of Ancestral Forestland in King County

SNOQUALMIE INDIAN RESERVATION – The Snoqualmie Indian Tribe, a federally recognized Tribe headquartered in King County, has acquired roughly 12,000 acres of its ancestral forestlands in the Tolt River Watershed. The forest has significant cultural, historic, environmental, and economic value to the Tribe and is near the lands originally promised ...
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