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Yakutat wants state to plan flood response

...the forelands, said Forest Service Ranger Tricia O'Conner. State Adjutant Gen. Phil Oates, who heads the Disaster Policy Cabinet, plans to travel to Yakutat as early as next week to assess the situation, said spokeswoman Kerre Fisher. Hubbard...
Oil flowing again after earthquake

...who lives in Northway. "Our airport is just a disaster," he said. Maj. Gen. Phil Oates, who heads the Disaster Policy Cabinet, said a state disaster declaration can free up some federal money but its use is restricted to repairing highways...
River ice jam that led to Alaska flooding churns

...didn't have any idea how vast the flood was going to be," he said.Zidek said the damage is being assessed and a disaster policy cabinet will forward recommendations to Gov. Sean Parnell, who visited the area Tuesday. Recommendations are likely...
Disaster panel wants more info on Kotzebue snow

...declaration after the unusually high snowfall depleted the city's snow removal budget. The Palin administration's Disaster Policy Cabinet on Friday sent a letter back to the borough. The letter said the request doesn't identify immediate life safety...
Locals plan celebrations

...celebration will be interrupted regularly with calls to the Y2K headquarters in Anchorage. And he'll be due at a disaster policy cabinet meeting at 10 a.m. Saturday morning. If the weather's warm, attorney Tom Findley may try waterskiing in...
State Y2K experts say 'don't panic'

...Year's Eve has already come and gone. Ten hours into the year 2000, Gov. Tony Knowles will be briefed by his disaster policy cabinet. If Alaska has a big problem, it also has a line into the Incident Command Center at the White House. ``We...
State Briefs

...Brownfield has worked 11 years at DOT, serving five years as deputy commissioner. He also served on the Governor's Disaster Policy Cabinet, oversaw development of the Commercial Trucking and Enforcement and Safety Division, and worked in the department's...
Local Briefs

...damage. Another $1 million in damage occurred in Nome after Knowles issued his disaster declaration. The state Disaster Policy Cabinet plans to meet on Friday to consider whether to add Nome to the request for federal aid, said Knowles spokeswoman...
Dyea cleanup continues

...Division of Emergency Services would send someone to Dyea to assess damage and make a recommendation to the state's Disaster Policy Cabinet, according to Kerre Fisher, an information officer for the division. The panel's recommendation would be...
Knowles launches bid to counter terrorism

...attack. Knowles wants to spend the $100 million over 18 months on more than 130 priorities identified by his Disaster Policy Cabinet, which spent the past two months analyzing the state's security vulnerabilities. The priorities include a...


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