Friday marks 5 years since 43 killed in Oso mudslide

VIDEO: Remembrance ceremony held for victims of Oso landslide

OSO, Wash. — The families of victims in the Oso Mudslide hosted a remembrance ceremony on Friday – five years to the day since a mudslide killed 43 people.

The landslide wiped out a neighborhood and destroyed dozens of homes when it roared down a hillside above the north fork of the Stillaguamish River.

The 10 a.m. remembrance ceremony was held at the site of the future home of the slide memorial.

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Following the remembrance ceremony, there was a site blessing,  and WSDOT dedicated a sign for the new Oso Slide Memorial Highway renaming and a mailbox sculpture was unveiled.

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