The Seattle Times

Mark Mulligan / The HERALD, POOL

Thursday, March 27, 2014

Dirty, exhausted crews, families search terrain ‘put in a blender’

A searcher walks amid a massive pile of debris Thursday at the scene of the slide. Crews faced another difficult day digging through the muck for victims of Saturday’s disaster, and authorities expect the official death toll to climb as Snohomish County medical examiner’s office continues its grim tasks.