Category Archives: Landslides

Update on Dobbyn Creek

SoHumAwareness: Diana Totten: Update on Dobbyn’s Creek slide, the lake has stayed about the same level for the last 24 hours. Over the week it has dropped about 3 feet. The slide continues to move. We have used a transit … Continue reading

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Understanding Dobbyn Creek – a Pictorial

Following what has happened at Dobbyn Creek is difficult. So here is a map demonstration from Mikal Jakubal and below that is a photo and caption piece from Jesi Elmore that will take you creekside! Sunday – April 3, 2011 … Continue reading

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Thomas Road Salmon Creek Slides

SoHumAwareness: Christine Rogers: This slide is 4.3 miles out Thomas Rd from the end of the county maintained road. It dropped 3 feet on the far end. SoHum Awareness: Christy, I actually added this to the new map.-Kym Christine Rogers: … Continue reading

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Dobbyn Creek Slide Update

“The upper part of the slide has created a huge 200 foot bluff–sheer mud and rock bluff,” Diana Totten a consultant with Coleman Brothers Construction says. “The slide is still moving…how fast is hard to determine….We can’t get over there … Continue reading

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Diana Totten – It’s All One Earth

Diana Totten, a descendent of the local Wintuns, feels that there is more to the series of slides currently collapsing across the North Coast than the large amounts of rain which fell in February and March. “Yesterday,” she said, “An … Continue reading

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News from Dobbyn’s Creek Slide

“I’m tired but I’m inspired at the same time,” says Diana Totten consultant on the Dobbyn’s Creek slide. The crews have been putting in long hours but they are feeling somewhat hopeful as water is eroding through the slide and … Continue reading

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Dobbyns Creek Rescue Crew and Google Maps

An explanation of the Dobbyn’s Creek slide using Google Maps by Mikal Jakubal. This is a trial run to see how this works. The sound is clipped, but should be understandable. For up to the minute information on disasters and … Continue reading

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