The Oso mudslide, one year later: Still Oso Strong

It’s been a year since the Oso mudslide that took the lives of 43 people, engulfed a neighborhood, covered about a square mile with earth, mud, rock and debris, including SR530, a critical route through the area.

This Sunday, the people of the communities that were affected by the disaster, families, first responders, and volunteers with gather for a 530 Remembrance. I think it’s mostly for the people who were directly involved, but I have a feeling a lot of other folks are going to want to honor and support those who experienced the tragedy firsthand, so here’s the information they posted on the Oso Strong Facebook page:


About John Fisher

John is a Midwest native who started his Northwest radio career in 1992 after moving to Seattle from Chicago. He’s an avid cyclist, painter, traveler, foodie, and dog lover (Hazel and Gizmo, both shelter dogs.) He’s worked with various animal organizations including PAWS, Seattle Humane Society and Seattle Animal Shelter. John got a late start on fatherhood – he and his wife have a 5-year-old son named Dawson who already has a crush on Katy Perry.