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Alaska man charged with ISIS-related threats at Lafayette College, school president says
An Alaska man is behind a series of tweets in May claiming a Lafayette College student had converted to Islam, joined ISIS and threatened an attack on the campus, according to an email distributed Saturday by the college president.
Schmid named regional forester of the Alaska Region
David E. Schmid, who has served as acting regional forester for the Alaska region since this past spring, has been named permanently to that U.S. Forest Service post in Juneau.
Alaska Moose Poacher Fined $100,000, Sentenced to Jail
ANCHORAGE, Alaska — An Alaska man has been fined more than $100,000 for poaching three bull moose and leaving the meat to rot. Thirty-nine-year-old Rusty Counts of Anchor Point also faces a jail sentence of nine months in prison for shooting the moose in September.
After the Earthquake, Anchorage Goes Back to School
ANCHORAGE — Monica Bradbury stood bundled in her coat in the hall of the elementary school where she was dropping off her daughters, ages 7 and 10. It was close to 9 a.m. on Monday, still coal-dark in the nation’s far north, and this was the first morning back to school after the biggest earthquake
Gynecologic cancers: diagnosis, treatment and prevention
Gynecologic cancers include cancers originating in the cervix, ovaries, uterus, vagina, and vulva. These cancers are quite diverse. Cervical cancer has proven methods of screening for early diagnosis, successful and life-saving treatment options and is now a vaccine-preventable disease. Ovarian canc
Ever-expanding 49th State Brewing Co. set to explode into Ship Creek
49th State Brewing Company got too big for its brewing britches a long time ago when it first built the brewpub in Healy in 2010. A seven-barrel brew system was being sourced with the hopes of feeding their other businesses in "the canyon," or Denali Village, 13 miles north of the Park's entrance. T
Should I stay or should I go now?
Last winter, my 30th straight in Alaska, I began to plot my route. First stop: Swamp Blues Harp (harmonica) master Lazy Lester – Paradise California… Second stop: Harrison, Arkansas and on to hang with the one and only Gary ‘Alaska’ Sloan.
Why The Alaska Earthquake Didn't Claim Any Lives
In the week since a massive 7.0 earthquake struck near Anchorage, Alaska, officials have tallied nearly 3,000 aftershocks and possibly a billion dollars in economic losses, and they’re still counting.
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Ami Pyune, owner of Surf Laundry in Anchorage, tapes windows damaged in the earthquake on Friday, Nov. 30, 2018. (Bill Roth / ADN) I was sitting in a Midtown Anchorage coffee shop that Friday morning when the ground jolted — suddenly, violently, loudly. It was 8:29 a.m., and there was nothing subtle
Palmer man last seen in August remains missing
Earl ‘Rocky’ Ashworth, 56, went on a trip with four friends to explore a gold mine in Hope Aug. 10, according to his mother Joyce Farley. Ashworth was reported missing that evening, and he has yet to be found.
The All-You-Can-Eat Mexican Food Buffet In Alaska You Never Knew You Needed
These classic Alaskan restaurants are the most delicious places around. You’ll love the authentic flavors and dishes at this delicious all-you-can-eat buffet of Mexican delights. Head to Gallo’s in Anchorage or Fairbanks for their buffet on Sunday afternoons. You can eat Mexican food to your heart’s
Alaska hit by more than 190 earthquakes since Friday
(CNN)More than 190 earthquakes have hit parts of Alaska since Friday, when a 7.0-magnitude tremor knocked out power, ripped open roads and splintered buildings near Anchorage.
Alaska quake damage could have been much worse, experts say
The magnitude 7.0 earthquake that rattled Alaska's largest city cracked roads and collapsed highway ramps, but there were no reports of widespread catastrophic damage or collapsed buildings.
Alaska Airlines Is Offering the Chance to Pay Up for Status
End-of-year mileage runs are always a frustrating experience, when some travelers realize they haven’t flown enough to requalify for elite status. The mileage run is essentially a quick round-trip (sometimes with no overnight stay) solely for the purpose of earning miles. One or two extra flights ca
Alaska DOT identifies 100 areas of earthquake damage
The Alaska Department of Transportation has identified 100 locations of earthquake damage to DOT infrastructure. The list includes locations in the Mat-Su, the Kenai, Eagle River and Anchorage. DOT indicates damage on the Kenai Spur Highway at Mileposts 19, 35.1 and 35.7.
Alaska earthquake: More than 1,000 aftershocks rock region
More than 1,000 aftershocks of magnitude 1.5 or greater have shaken Alaska since Friday's big quake knocked out power, ripped open roads and splintered buildings in Anchorage, US Geological Survey geophysicist Randy Baldwin said Sunday.
Attorney General Kevin Clarkson, and two commissioners named
Alaska’s new attorney general is Kevin Clarkson. He was named to the post by Gov. Mike Dunleavy today during a press conference at the Alaska Crime Lab. Also named to top posts were Amanda Price as commissioner of the Department of Public Safety and Nancy Dahlstrom as commissioner of the Department
Alaska earthquake claimed no lives, officials say, but infrastructure damage is another story
A 7.0 magnitude earthquake rocked the state of Alaska on Friday morning, churning up roads and sending office workers running to the streets in scenes locals described as pure "anarchy." The U.S. Geological Survey said the earthquake was centered about five miles north of Anchorage, Alaska's largest
Alaska has the most earthquakes in the US. Here's why
(CNN)Alaska is no stranger to earthquakes. In fact, it's the most seismically-active state in the US, experts say. The state also experienced the second-largest earthquake to ever hit the US -- a 9.2-magnitude in 1964.
KTVA reporter shares photo of damaged newsroom
KTVA’s Cassie Schirm tweeted a photo showing toppled chairs and hanging metal from the TV station's Anchorage newsroom. "Lord have mercy": Earthquake shakes Anchorage Medical Center.