- Associated Press - Friday, April 18, 2014

OLYMPIA, Wash. (AP) - A proposed time sale near the site of last month’s deadly mudslide has been deferred.

Officials with the state Department of Department of Natural Resources said Friday that the deferred sale of 188 acres, located approximately five miles southwest of the Oso slide, will undergo additional review to ensure that there is no risk to public safety. The March 22 slide buried dozens of homes in the community 55 miles northeast of Seattle. The death toll is at 39, and four people remain listed as missing.

The sale was originally set for auction on April 23.

Copyright © 2018 The Washington Times, LLC.

The Washington Times Comment Policy

The Washington Times is switching its third-party commenting system from Disqus to Spot.IM. You will need to either create an account with Spot.im or if you wish to use your Disqus account look under the Conversation for the link "Have a Disqus Account?". Please read our Comment Policy before commenting.

 

Click to Read More and View Comments

Click to Hide