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ARLINGTON — As of Tuesday, April 8, the Arlington Community Food Bank marked a full week of operation and customer service in its new location, which volunteers reported was hectic even without the addition of clients from Oso and Darrington, but the Food Bank continued to receive donations from members of those communities, and has been able to serve all of its clients with a new and improved customer service layout.
Community Events, April 2014
ARLINGTON — Concerns about setting precedents were raised by Arlington City Council members who nonetheless wished to support their sister community of Oso, during the Council's discussions on Monday, April 7, of whether to reduce cemetery fees for the victims of the Oso mudslide.
OSO — Another week of steady incremental progress in recovery work at the site of the Oso mudslide was highlighted by President Barack Obama confirming reports from Gov. Jay Inslee, U.S. Rep. Suzan DelBene and U.S. senators Patty Murray and Maria Cantwell that he will visit the scene of the mudslide on April 22.
SMOKEY POINT — Snohomish County Council member Ken Klein had planned on addressing the Arlington-Smokey Point Chamber of Commerce on Tuesday, April 8, about his first few months in office, but as the Arlington native noted, “All our lives were radically changed by what happened in Oso.”
As of Friday, April 11, the official death toll of the Oso mudslide included 36 victims in the Snohomish County Medical Examiner’s office, all of whom were identified: