Tag: Earthquake

Is Alaska ready for its next health emergency?

Rebroadcast: First of two parts on emergency preparedness. This week, how is the state of Alaska prepared? Next week: How should you, private citizen, prepare? Thanks for listening!

Is Alaska ready for its next health emergency?

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First of two parts on emergency preparedness. This week, how is the state of Alaska prepared? Next week: How should you, private citizen, prepare? Thanks for listening!

Earthquake ’64 at UAA

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KSKA: Friday, February 16 at 2:45pm UAA Department of Theatre's Brian Cook started working on a collaborative project with students over a year ago to research the earthquake that devastated south central Alaska in 1964 with the purpose of creating a presentation that would explore this defining moment in Alaskan history. The result is Earthquake '64, a multidisciplinary performance that weaves personal stories, movement and music together into an exciting evening of theatre. Joining Brian today on Stage Talk are three of those student-collaborators, Adi Davis, Kaeli Meno and Paitton Reid. Earthquake '64 performs at the Fine Arts Center on the campus of UAA February 16-18. LISTEN HERE

Emergency preparedness in Alaska

On this week's Alaska Edition, we discuss emergency preparedness in the state.

Scientists Say Radiation Not Big Concern In Tsunami Debris

It’s been just over a year since a 9.0-magnitude earthquake struck off the coast of Japan. The ensuing tsunami devastated Japan’s coastline and killed nearly 16,000 people. While Japan continues to recover from the disaster, debris has started to show up on U.S. shores.

Sen. Murkowski Seeking Answers On Japan Tsunami Debris

It’s been nearly a year since an earthquake in Japan triggered a tsunami that devastated whole communities in that country’s Northwest area.

Alaska News Nightly: September 2, 2011

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Earthquake Causes Tsumani Scare. Tanana Chiefs Conference Receives Suicide Grant. Sutton Coal Permit Up For Renewal. Gay and Lesbian Community Seeks Legal Protections. National Search Launched for ASD Superintendent. Potato Blight Surfaces in Palmer, Delta. Ferry Returns to Service. Sculptors Turn Stone Into Tradition

Early Morning Tsunami Warning Routs Unalaskans

A major earthquake near the Aleutian Islands meant a rude awakening Friday morning but no damage for some Alaska residents.

Murkowski Answers Questions on ‘Talk of Alaska’

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Jane Lubchenco interrupted the meeting in Anchorage this morning to announce there had been an earthquake in Washington DC.

Residents Return to Unalaska and Dutch Harbor after Tsunami Warning

Downtown Unalaska and Dutch Harbor emptied out after a tsunami warning triggered an evacuation of the entire community to high ground.

Alaska News Nightly: June 24, 2011

Judge Orders Joe Miller to Pay Legal Fees from Election Challenge, U.S. House Rejects Cutting Funding to Offensive in Libya, Residents Return to Unalaska and Dutch Harbor After Tsunami Warning, Coast Guard Trains for More Arctic Traffic, and more...

Unalaska Prepares, But No Tidal Wave

It turned out there was no tidal wave Thursday night, but there was plenty of preparation in Unalaska after the sirens rang out following a 7.3 earthquake 108 miles east of Atka at 7:10 p.m.

Devastation in Japan Prompts Support from Alaska Seafood Industry

The devastation in Japan from the massive earthquake and tsunami back in March has prompted a large outpouring of support from the seafood industry in Alaska.

Alaska News Nightly: May 26, 2011

Fall Kills Two More Denali Climbers, Injures Two Others, Postal Service Cuts May Affect Juneau Residents, Coal Creek Fire Grows to 3,000 Acres, Near-Record High Temperatures Sweep Across Central Interior, and more...