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Saturday, June 7, 2014

Oso neighborhood never should have been built

The Seattle Times marked up this photo in 1953 to show two proposed channels for the Stillaguamish. The state wanted to move the river from a slide area, but failed to come up with the money. Seven years later, Snohomish County approved a neighborhood plat next to the river.