Despite dire warnings of landslide risk, unclear that Washington county could be found liable

  • by: GENE JOHNSON , Associated Press
  • Updated: April 5, 2014 - 11:20 AM

SEATTLE — The warnings could hardly have been clearer. One technical report told of the "potential for a large catastrophic failure" of the 600-foot hillside above a rural neighborhood near Oso, on the Stillaguamish River. Another noted plainly that it "poses a significant risk to human lives and private property."

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