Tag: Emergency

Emergency preparedness in Alaska

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

U.S. Senators Want Money For Monitoring Tsunami Debris

U.S. Senators Mark Begich and Washington's Maria Cantwell want the federal government to quickly look into the potential impacts of tsunami-generated debris. The Democrats held...

Coastal Communities Prepare For ‘Tsunami Awareness Week’

Alaskans in coastal areas – including Homer – will hear a test of local tsunami sirens Wednesday. The tests coincide with “Tsunami Awareness Week” and are designed to educate the public about tsunami preparedness.

National Guard Works To Dig Out Cordova

No school today in Cordova as National Guard troops continue digging out the town from a massive snowfall that prompted a disaster declaration over the weekend.

Western Alaska Prepares for Potentially Massive Storm

The storm heading toward the west coast of Alaska is starting to move in. Officials with the national weather service say the forecasts call...

Supreme Court Grants Emergency Review of Pebble Partnership, Lake and Peninsula Borough Case

The Supreme Court of Alaska has granted a motion by the State of Alaska for emergency review of the Case of the Pebble Partnership versus the Lake and Peninsula Borough, as well as the State’s motion for leave to appear and participate in the case as a ‘friend of the court.'