Archive of: General News

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Great Alaska Quake shook up science March Issue 4 2014

Great Alaska Quake shook up science

When North America’s largest-known earthquake shook Alaska for all it was worth at 5:36 p.m., on Good Friday, March 27, 1964, George Plafker was in the right place at the very right time.

February Issue 3 2014

Peninsula rallies for cancer patient

SOLDOTNA — Soldotna resident September Klumb has never been the type of person who would give up the fight.

February Issue 3 2014

Postal reform includes Alaska provisions to reduce rural rates

The U.S. Postal Service has agreed to reform its pricing structure and operations in some parts of Alaska, according to Sen. Mark Begich.

Army Corps report on Asian carp short on answers January Issue 4 2014

Army Corps report on Asian carp short on answers

Keeping the Great Lakes clear of Asian carp could cost as much as $18 billion and take 25 years to accomplish.

Shismaref residents talk about coastal erosion in D.C. January Issue 4 2014

Shismaref residents talk about coastal erosion in D.C.

Shismaref, a village of about 588 people north of the Bering Strait on the Chukchi Sea coast, is literally washing away.

Employers step in to prevent worker burnout January Issue 2 2014

Employers step in to prevent worker burnout

LONDON (AP) — Volkswagen turns off some employees’ email 30 minutes after their shifts end. Goldman Sachs is urging junior staff to take weekends off.

JBER, Eielson make F-35 short list Breaking News 2014

JBER, Eielson make F-35 short list

The Pentagon announced Feb. 25 that Alaska’s Air Force bases are on the short list of candidates to host a squadron of F-35 Joint Strike Fighters, the military’s latest generation of fighter aircraft.

Breaking News 2014

Hard Rock Anchorage to open in 2014

Hard Rock Cafe is coming to Anchorage.

Breaking News 2014

Fairbanks schools stay closed after storm

Fairbanks schools were closed for a third straight day Friday as interior Alaska recovers from an ice and wind storm that knocked down trees and power lines.