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Families, officials and scientists wrestle with lessons learned

Mar 22, 2017 - The Seattle Times

Deborah Farnes looked forward to the day she would testify about the March 22, 2014, Oso landslide that killed her husband, Tom Durnell, while she was away at work at a hospital in Everett.

She hoped to share her grief over the loss of her spouse and 42 other people, and the anger that followed as she learned - for the first time - about the scope of the hazards posed by the hillside that came crashing down during that awful spring day three years ago.

"I wanted this to go to trial, ...