bnparts;1725137...The ugly thing about this said:Or of the power of complacency in the face of danger. It was tragic what happened and of course I know nothing about the circumstances that lead any of those people to be there at that time, but the fact that they were there at all is the bigger tragedy.
"...a 1999 report filed with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, warning of “the potential for a large catastrophic failure.”" Risk of slide ‘unforeseen’? Warnings go back decades | Local News | The Seattle Times
I lived in Seattle for 40 years but knew nothing about Oso. Landslides are not uncommon in the PNW even in densely populated areas but this is an unbelievable number of casualties for such a tiny place.