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Trump Administration approves money for earthquake recovery

The move will potentially unlock funds to reimburse for repairs to damaged public infrastructure, schools, as well as individual homeowners.

Updated budget requests would fund earthquake relief, cut school funds

One request includes cutting $20 million for public schools that lawmakers agreed to as part of the budget deal last spring.

Dunleavy requests federal disaster money for earthquake recovery

The step could unlock tens of millions of dollars in disaster relief funds for entities damage during the November 30th quake and continuing aftershocks. 

Anchorage earthquake put new mapping tool to the test

The Nov. 30 Anchorage earthquake was one of the first big tests of a new computer model aimed at quickly estimating how significant landslides and other ground failures will be following an earthquake.

Price tag for 7.0 earthquake: $76M. So far.

The figure represents just a partial accounting, with more information still being collected ahead of a formal request by the state for federal relief money.

Anchorage schools resume classes post-earthquake, with some students relocated

Anchorage School District classes resumed today after being closed for more than a week following last month's magnitude 7.0 earthquake. While most of the students are in the schools they've attended all year, two schools had to relocate because of significant damage.

Ask an Economist: Earthquake recovery will help economy, but not enough to end recession

Economic activity driven by last month's major earthquake is not going to pull the state out of recession.

A week after the Anchorage earthquake, city continues to find damaged homes

Anchorage is still coming to grips with the extent of the damage on buildings and homes following the 7.0 earthquake that struck the region on Nov. 30.

Anchorage Museum archives earthquake with viral memes, Twitter poetry

The Anchorage Museum's historical record of the Nov. 30 quake will include viral memes and verses published via Facebook and Twitter.

Gruening Middle School closed for the rest of the school year due to earthquake damage

The Anchorage School District announced that Gruening Middle School will be closed for the remainder of the school year due to damage sustained during Friday's earthquake.

GVEA fires up backup generators after earthquake knocks Intertie offline in Mat-Su

When a magnitude 7 earthquake rumbled through the Anchorage area Nov. 30, Golden Valley Electric Association customers were using a total of 165 megawatts of electricity. About a fifth of that was coming through a 170-mile transmission line known as the Intertie. Then the Intertie went dead.

Enstar still evaluating gas lines following earthquake

The natural gas utility serving the Kenai Peninsula, Anchorage and the Mat-Su Valley called in former employees and extra help from the Lower 48 to inspect homes following a magnitude 7.0 earthquake Nov. 30.

Post-earthquake, air traffic controllers exiled from Anchorage tower used a pickup truck instead

After evacuating the 12-story air traffic control tower at Ted Stevens Anchorage International Airport following Friday's earthquake, controllers guided planes at the nation’s fifth-busiest cargo hub from the cab of a pickup truck at one end of the north-south runway.

Post-earthquake donation needs

Many organizations need help after the earthquake. Here are a few.

No earthquake policy? Your loss may still be insured

You probably don't have earthquake insurance. Fewer than 20 percent of Alaska homeowners do. But if your property was damaged, you may still have options to get compensation.

Focus shifts to childcare needs in wake of earthquake

Childcare options in Anchorage are limited for families facing a week with no school.

After earthquake, Anchorage businesses clean up, assess damage

After a weekend of cleanup, many businesses are re-opening. But not everyone has the all-clear yet.

Earthquake recovery in Alaska’s largest city

Aftershocks from the massive earthquake that struck Anchorage and Southcentral Alaska on Friday morning continued over the weekend, adding stress to the assessment and recovery effort now underway. A lot of that damage was to major transportation corridors. How long will recovery take, especially in winter conditions?

Earthquake updates: roads under repair, utilities back, brace for weather

Officials in Anchorage say the response to Friday’s earthquake is shifting from an assessment phase to repairing damage. That task is about to get more complicated, with winter weather headed towards the area.

That guy driving the earthquake-marooned GMC? Yeah, he made his flight out of Anchorage

Tom Sulczynski was driving that red GMC that became an icon of Saturday’s earthquake in Anchorage.