Author: Sue Bergstrom

Valdez Avalanche Center Prepares for The Season

Valdez Avalanche Center Prepares for The Season

From Valdez Avalanche Center: Please join the Valdez Avalanche Center in kicking off winter with Avalanche Awareness Month. Prepare for your winter adventures and support your local avalanche forecast: November 17 Winter is Coming Movie Night Boondocker Films, Civic Center 7pm Refresh your avalanche skills- November 18 Avalanche Rescue Workshop, […]

Big House victory for GOP tax plan, but Senate fate unclear-Associated Press

Big House victory for GOP tax plan, but Senate fate unclear-Associated Press

WASHINGTON (AP) — Republicans rammed a $1.5 trillion overhaul of business and personal income taxes through the House Thursday, edging toward the code’s biggest rewrite in three decades and the first major legislative triumph for President Donald Trump and the GOP after 10 bumpy months of controlling government. The mostly […]

Governor Walker Issues Disaster Declaration for North Slope Borough

Governor Walker Issues Disaster Declaration for North Slope Borough

Late-September storm produced perilous conditions, flooding, damage in Utqiagvik November 15, 2017 ANCHORAGE — Governor Bill Walker late yesterday issued a declaration of disaster for the North Slope Borough following a strong Arctic sea storm in September. The declaration makes available $1 million from the state’s Disaster Relief Fund, and […]

Tustumena Delayed 24 Hours

Tustumena Delayed 24 Hours

Due to forecasted storm-force winds and high seas, the M/V Tustumena will delay its regularly scheduled November 16th departure from Homer for 24 hours.  AMHS staff is contacting affected passengers. Service notices may be found at dot.alaska.gov/amhs/service_notices.shtml or by contacting your local terminal by dialing 1-907-465-3941 or toll-free at 1-800-642-0066. Advertisement […]