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ANCHORAGE, Alaska | Study: No leaking radiation from Alaska island nuclear site

ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — The latest round of testing on Alaska’s remote Amchitka Island found no radioactive material has leaked from locations where the federal government conducted underground nuclear tests there decades ago, a federal official said Tuesday. Environmental samples tested in 2016 show no subsurface migration of radioactive material, said Jason Nguyen with the … Continue reading ANCHORAGE, Alaska | Study: No leaking radiation from Alaska island nuclear site

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 | Back-to-back earthquakes shatter roads and windows in Alaska

ANCHORAGE, Alaska  — Back-to-back earthquakes measuring 7.0 and 5.7 shattered highways and rocked buildings Friday morning in Anchorage, sending people running into the streets and briefly triggering a warning to residents in Kodiak to flee to higher ground for fear of a tsunami. The warning was lifted without incident a short time later. There were … Continue reading ANCHORAGE, Alaska | Back-to-back earthquakes shatter roads and windows in Alaska