Ten years before last month’s landslide washed over a Washington community, killing at least 30 people, county officials considered buying up the homes in the area to protect people from the ... more 
Ten years before last month’s landslide washed over a Washington community, killing at least 30 people, county officials considered buying up the homes in the area to protect people from the possibility of just such a disaster. Documents first reported by the Seattle Times showed county officials considered purchasing flood and landslide-prone properties in two different areas — including the north fork of the Stillaguamish River where Oso sits — at the cost of $3 million. less 
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Fri, Apr 4, 2014 1:10 PM EDT