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Some residents flee over tsunami fears

...troopers sergeant who lives in the city of Kodiak "was sitting on his couch just watching the curtains sway," agency spokeswoman Megan Peters said in an email to the AP.The "earthquake lasted a minute - max," Kodiak resident Don Roberts told...
Canada: Border closing won't block aid to Hyder

...a situation such as a medical emergency, natural disaster, or if there is risk to critical infrastructure," agency spokeswoman Jennifer Bourque said.She told The Associated Press that emergency agencies have around the clock access to the...
Canada border hours worry Hyder residents

...Stewart. The decision was made because the station was "underutilized outside of primary operating hours," said agency spokeswoman Stefanie Wudel.Hyder is home to fewer than 90 people on the southeastern tip of Alaska's panhandle. Stewart...
Group seeks to restore crippled creek

...Fairbanks Exploration Co.'s channel is failing, and the state's transportation department wants to replace it, agency spokeswoman Meadow Bailey said."If the equipment is there doing one, they could do both at the same time," Helfferich...
Search for missing hiker goes underground

...not appear as if Troopers ever searched the area's mining ruins, although others in the community may have. Agency spokeswoman Megan Peters said there was no reason for them to believe Buis would be found down there."There wasn't any evidence...
Troopers investigating deaths in Shageluk

...coming.Troopers arrived at the village of 83 people about 350 miles west of Anchorage about noon on Wednesday, agency spokeswoman Megan Peters said. She could not immediately confirm media reports that two people had been killed and village...
It's a wrap for Alaska troopers reality show participate in another season of "Alaska State Troopers," which airs on the National Geographic Channel, agency spokeswoman Beth Ipsen said Wednesday.Cockrell's Tuesday email said that after five years, "it's time to stand down...
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Two Alaska State Troopers killed

...and a local shopkeeper said.Killed were Sgt. Patrick "Scott" Johnson and trooper Gabriel "Gabe" Rich," agency spokeswoman Megan Peters said in a release. Both worked out of the troopers' Fairbanks rural service unit.Troopers have...
Feds: No listing for Southeast herring

...shown a positive trend in abundance between 1980 and 2011, and there is positive growth rates and productivity.Agency spokeswoman Julie Speegle said 2011 was the latest data available for the study.The agency said there are periodic low levels...
Humpbacks' endangered species status questioned a distinct population.NMFS has 90 days to determine if Alaska's petition justifies an in-depth review, agency spokeswoman Julie Speegle said.The larger population of whales throughout the North Pacific had dwindled to fewer than 1...


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