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Communities pitch in to help Oso victims. Page 7
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Bellevue Fire Lt. Richard Burke seeks to impart the scope of the Oso mudslide’s devastation to the press on April 2.
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Veterans’ Job Fair draws hundreds BY KIRK BOXLEITNER email@example.com
MARYSVILLE — The Snohomish County Regional Veterans’ Job and Resource Fair was unable to return to the Armed Forces Reserve Center in Marysville on Thursday, April 3, due to the ongoing response to the Oso mudslide, so the Totem Recreation Center at the Naval Support Complex, just a block east, played host to the event’s 50 on-site employers and hundreds of visitors.
By the halfway point of the fourhour fair at noon, close to 200 area veterans and their dependents had already circulated through, ready to pursue careers, although a number of representatives manning various groups’ booths shared the perception that turnout was slightly lighter this year. Kirk Boxleitner/Staff Photo Arlington Veterans of Foreign Arlington Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 1561 Community Affairs Chair Wars Post 1561 Senior Vice Cmdr. Bill Morse chats with Mike Schanche, former command master chief of Naval Station Everett, at the Snohomish County Regional Veterans’ Job and Resource Fair on April 3. SEE VETERANS, PAGE 19
SPORTS: Tomahawks rally to beat Eagles, 5-4. Page 10
OSO — The Oso mudslide recovery effort received some welcome news on Wednesday, April 2, when President Obama approved a major disaster declaration for not only Snohomish County, but also the Stillaguamish, Tulalip and Sauk-Suiattle tribes. However, its progress continues to be measured at an incremental pace, two weeks after the disaster which swept across State Route 530 and the North Fork of the Stillaguamish River. John Pennington, director of the county’s Department of Emergency Management, returned to Haller Park to address the press on the evening of April 2, for the first time in nearly a week, to express his gratitude to the Federal Emergency Management Agency, the area’s Congressional delegation and Gov. Jay Inslee for their work on behalf of the recovery efforts, but his highest praise was reserved for Snohomish County itself, which he deemed “a resilient community” that will bounce back from this natural disaster just as it’s done from the slowly receding economic downturn. That same day, however, members of the responding crews on the ground guided