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Wednesday, May 7, 2014

Popular campground faces slide threat, with ‘potential for loss of life’

The big Gold Basin Campground sits off the Mountain Loop Highway east of Granite Falls. The South Fork of the Stillaguamish River runs between it and a hill with a long history of landslides. The campground, owned by the U.S. Forest Service, opens for the season this week.