Hundreds Without Power In Anchorage

Chugach Electric is reporting that they recently restored power to over 1,000 customers served by the Indian, O’Malley and Hillside substations.

They say hundreds of others are still without power.

Municipal Light & Power is reporting that roughly 100 customers lost power last night, mostly in neighborhoods south of Providence Alaska Medical Center, but power was restored by 1 a.m., according to their Facebook page.

A high wind warning from the National Weather Service remains in effect for the Anchorage Bowl until 6 p.m. tonight.

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He has been a part of the web team since his internship during the summer of 2010.

Besides maintaining the website, he also reports for the Alaska Public Radio Network, gives occasional live news updates on KSKA 91.1FM during All Things Considered, runs camera and directs programs for Alaska Public Television, and has taken numerous photos and videos that appear on alaskapublic.org.

Prior to graduating from the Journalism and Public Communications Department at the University of Alaska Anchorage in December 2010, Josh worked at The Northern Light student newspaper where he and his staff won two Associated Collegiate Press Pacemaker Awards.

He has also been an adjunct instructor for the JPC department at UAA.

Born and raised in Anchorage, Alaska, Josh enjoys being outdoors, so when isn’t at work, you can usually find him out fishing, camping, hunting, four-wheeling, or snowmachining.

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