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Light earthquake, 4.2 mag was detected near Buldir Island in Alaska

A light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) has struck on Wednesday, 185 km SSW of Buldir Island, Alaska (115 miles). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 16/01/18 / 2018-01-16 23:29:33 / January 16, 2018 @ 11:29 pm. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did o

EARTHQUAKENEWSTODAY.COM - 2018-01-17 08:00:00

NANOOK CORNER: How UAF Men's Basketball became one of the top teams in the GNAC

FAIRBANKS, Alaska - The UAF Men's Basketball team is currently tied for third place in the Great Northwest Athletic Conference with their 5-3 Conference Record. I sat down with their head coach Mick Durham to talk about their recent success in this week's Nanook Corner. Devin Fry; Reporting>>: The A

WEBCENTER 11 - 2018-01-17 03:40:00

Chamber speaker delivers update on regional Native corporations

FAIRBANKS, Alaska - The Executive Director for the 'Alaska Native Claims Settlement Act Regional Association' was the keynote speaker at today's Greater Fairbanks Chamber of Commerce luncheon. Kim Reitmeier was invited to speak to chamber members to discuss the economic impact of the ANCSA regional

WEBCENTER 11 - 2018-01-17 03:50:00

Preparing for the Beargrease Sled Dog Marathon

Officials say the trail is in ideal condition for the marathon. TWO HARBORS, Minn.- It's the longest sled dog race in the country outside of Alaska and the 34th running of the John Beargrease Sled Dog Marathon is coming up next weekend. Back in the late 1800's John Beargrease and his brothers would

FOX 21 ONLINE - 2018-01-17 03:19:29

Pet of the Week: Bigfoot the Cat

FAIRBANKS, Alaska - Bigfoot is no longer just a mythical creature, but your potential new best friend. Let's go meet News 13's Pet of the Week. Reanne Ross; Animal Tender>>"Hi my name is Raeanne and this is Bigfoot. He is an older boy, he has been at the shelter for quite a while. He is about 8 year

WEBCENTER 11 - 2018-01-17 03:40:00

38 excruciating minutes in Hawaii reveal key questions

(CNN)For 38 excruciating minutes last weekend, many people in Hawaii believed they were under missile attack. Some of them were convinced they were going to die -- that Saturday, the 13th of January, was their last day. They hugged their children. They prayed. They uttered a few final farewells. An

CNN - 2018-01-17 03:12:48

Legislative report validates harassment complaints against former Alaska Rep. Westlake

JUNEAU - A newly released legislative report corroborates three women's complaints of unwanted sexual advances by Dean Westlake, the former Democratic representative from the village of Kiana in Northwest Alaska. In the report, Westlake, who resigned last month, addressed details of the complaints

ANCHORAGE DAILY NEWS - 2018-01-16 22:56:46

The Latest: Alaska Legislature opens new session

The Latest on the first day of the Alaska legislative session (all times local): 1:10 p.m. The Alaska Legislature has begun its new session, with big decisions ahead on state spending and tackling a multibillion-dollar budget deficit. The House and Senate each got underway Tuesday afternoon. Each ch

KANSAS CITY STAR - 2018-01-16 22:12:00

Alaska Airlines announces 5 new routes to California from Pacific Northwest

Are you familiar with the airport code letters PAE? If you work at Boeing or for the U.S. Navy, you're probably quite familiar with Everett, Washington, and it's hometown airport. The city will get a little easier to access this fall when Alaska Airlines opens up 13 new routes to and from Paine Fiel

OCREGISTER - 2018-01-16 23:41:28

With Alaska offering flights out of Everett, Bellingham could be impacted

Alaska Airlines will soon offer flights to eight West Coast markets out of Everett's Paine Field airport, and that could have an impact on passenger traffic out of Bellingham International Airport. In a news release the airline announced the nonstop service from Everett to Las Vegas, Los Angeles, Or

BELLINGHAM HERALD - 2018-01-16 23:47:00

Report: Health problems could arise as Alaska warms

The Mendenhall Glacier in Juneau, Alaska has been rapidly shrinking over the past 30 years. The latest National Climate Assessment predicts that by 2050, Alaska's average annual temperatures will be 2 to 4 degrees higher than what they were from 1971 to 1999. ANCHORAGE - Climate change in Alaska ha

THECORDOVATIMES.COM - 2018-01-17 00:05:33

Alaska Air Group Inc. (ALK) Dips 3.05% for January 16

Alaska Air Group Inc. is a Provides air transportation services Among the S&P 500's biggest fallers on Tuesday January 16 was Alaska Air Group Inc. (ALK). The stock experienced a 3.05% decline to $71.28 with 2.34 million shares changing hands. Alaska Air Group Inc. started at an opening price of

EQUITIES.COM - 2018-01-17 01:05:00

Alaska Legislature HR manager: Edgmon, Tuck followed policy

Alaska state House leaders followed policies in responding to allegations of inappropriate behavior by former state Rep. Dean Westlake, the Legislature's human resources manager said. Skiff Lobaugh addressed the House Rules Committee late Monday, when the committee approved release of Lobaugh's inve

FRESNO BEE - 2018-01-17 00:38:00

Alaska Park Compendiums Open for Public Comment

Contact:Megan Richotte, Public Information Officer, (907) 644-3639 Anchorage - National Park Service compendiums for Alaska are open for public comment through February 15, 2018. A compendium - one for each NPS area in Alaska - is a compilation of designations, closures, and Contact:Megan Richotte

RADIO EGYPT - 2018-01-16 23:06:51

Alaska attorney general calls on Congress to pass marijuana-friendly banking legislation

The recreational marijuana industries created by voters in seven states have largely been humming along without major issue since their first inception in 2012, except for one major sticking point. Because of federal laws banks aren't willing to touch the money made on marijuana. It means marijuana

MIDNIGHTSUNAK.COM - 2018-01-16 22:42:56

Guardedly optimistic, Alaska Legislature starts second regular session

After the Girl Scouts and the Juneau-Douglas High School choir, two senators walked into the chambers of the Alaska House of Representatives with an air of solemn ceremony and pronounced the Alaska Senate ready for business. Speaker of the House Bryce Edgmon, D-Dillingham, didn't waste any time punc

JUNEAU EMPIRE - 2018-01-16 23:59:59

Alaska coaches picked to helm McDonald's All-American hoops teams

Dimond coach Brad Lauwers, left, will be the head coach for the West region team at this year's McDonalds All-American high school all-star game in Atlanta. (Marc Lester / Alaska Dispatch News) Dimond coach Brad Lauwers, left, will be the head coach for the West region team at this year's McDonalds

ANCHORAGE DAILY NEWS - 2018-01-17 00:59:23

More small boats expected for Bering Sea Pacific cod season

An Alaska state biologist noted that she's seeing more interest from fishers inquiring about the upcoming pot fishing season for Pacific cod in the Bering Sea, the Bristol Bay Times reported. Asia Beber, a groundfish biologist with the Alaska Department of Fish and Game, said that six boats have reg

UNDERCURRENTNEWS.COM - 2018-01-17 00:55:00

Three candidates on Senate Seat E shortlist

The Alaska Capitol Building in Juneau on June 6, 2017. (Photo by Jeremy Hsieh/KTOO) The Alaskan Republican Party has decided on three names to submit to Governor Bill Walker to fill the currently vacant District E senate seat. On Monday, party officials from local and state levels met to decide whic

KTNA.ORG - 2018-01-16 22:29:33

FAA Approves Ravn Alaska's Safety Management System

ANCHORAGE, Alaska, Jan. 16, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, Ravn Air Group, Alaska's largest regional airline, is proud to announce its Safety Management System, or SMS, has been approved by the FAA. "Ravn is committed to providing the very best in local and regional air travel across the state of Alas

BUSINESS INSIDER - 2018-01-17 01:46:00