Active Nooksack River has its own recent landslides

WHATCOM ­— Nine days before the deadly Oso landslide, a Whatcom County panel was hearing about similar, albeit lesser, risks here. The Nooksack is an active river that carves away its banks leading to landslides too, said U.S. Geological Survey hydrologist Chris Magirl at the March 13 meeting of the county Flood Control Zone District…

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