Alaska

ANCHORAGE, Alaska | Earthquake doesn’t disrupt food, fuel supply to Alaska

ANCHORAGE, Alaska  — The supply chain of food and other goods delivered to the Port of Anchorage from the Lower 48 has not been disrupted by the powerful earthquake that caused widespread damage to roads in the Anchorage area. “The ships are coming in on schedule, the supply lines are at this point uninterrupted,” Anchorage … Continue reading ANCHORAGE, Alaska | Earthquake doesn’t disrupt food, fuel supply to Alaska

ANCHORAGE, Alaska | Alaska quake damage could have been much worse, experts say

ANCHORAGE, Alaska— 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. There’s a good reason for that. A devastating 1964 Alaska earthquake — the most powerful on record in the United States — led to stricter building … Continue reading ANCHORAGE, Alaska | Alaska quake damage could have been much worse, experts say

ANCHORAGE, Alaska | Experts: Alaska quake damage could have been much worse

ANCHORAGE, Alaska— 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. There’s a good reason for that. A devastating 1964 Alaska earthquake — the most powerful on record in the United States — led to stricter building … Continue reading ANCHORAGE, Alaska | Experts: Alaska quake damage could have been much worse

ANCHORAGE, Alaska | The Latest: Alaska gets $5 million for road repairs

ANCHORAGE, Alaska — The Latest on Alaska earthquakes (all times local): 12:45 p.m. The federal transportation department is releasing $5 million in emergency relief funds to help road and bridge repairs in Alaska following Friday’s magnitude 7.0 earthquake. The Federal Highway Commission released the funds Saturday after it said it received a request from Alaska … Continue reading ANCHORAGE, Alaska | The Latest: Alaska gets $5 million for road repairs

ANCHORAGE, Alaska | The Latest: Mayor: Anchorage returning to pre-quake normal

ANCHORAGE, Alaska— The Latest on Alaska earthquakes (all times local): 12:30 p.m. Anchorage Mayor Ethan Berkowitz says the city is on the road to returning to normal a day after a magnitude 7.0 earthquake struck. There were no deaths reported from the quake and minimal damage to buildings. However, the one highway leading north out … Continue reading ANCHORAGE, Alaska | The Latest: Mayor: Anchorage returning to pre-quake normal

ANCHORAGE, Alaska | Study finds robust polar bear population in sea near Alaska

ANCHORAGE, Alaska — The first formal count of polar bears in waters between the United States and Russia indicates they’re doing better than some of their cousins elsewhere. Polar bears are listed as a threatened species because of diminished sea ice due to climate change. But university and federal researchers estimate a robust and abundant … Continue reading ANCHORAGE, Alaska | Study finds robust polar bear population in sea near Alaska

Alaska | Candidates trade barbs in race for sole House seat in Alaska

ANCHORAGE, Alaska— Independent Alyse Galvin says her 85-year-old, Republican opponent is no longer an effective advocate for the sole U.S. House district in Alaska. Incumbent Don Young counters by touting his 45 years in the House — the longest current tenure among members — as a boon for Alaska. He calls Galvin inexperienced and claims … Continue reading Alaska | Candidates trade barbs in race for sole House seat in Alaska