Refine Search

Message in a bottle

...Write me, please, write me,'" Sparks said.He didn't expect a response, he said.It was the year of the Good Friday Earthquake, which caused wreckage and chaos in Southcentral Alaska and beyond."Everything was a mess," Sparks said...
Kodiak High works with NASA on temblor project

...he added.This is significant for Kodiak because of its history with earthquakes, including the 9.2-magnitude Good Friday Quake of 1964, Experts have predicted that a smaller but more localized temblor could originate from near Kodiak and...
Racheal MacLeod

Juneau resident Racheal MacLeod, 65, passed away Good Friday afternoon, April 18, 2014, at her home following a brief illness. Racheal was born in Regina, Saskatchewan, Canada. In her...
Opinion: DOT's highways to nowhere

...Kennicott to Cordova, it was converted to a highway bridge in 1958. One of the four steel truss spans collapsed during the Good Friday Earthquake of 1964. The road up the Copper River to Chitina, where it was supposed to connect to the state highway...
Initiative hearings, securities things to watch

...and House Speaker Mike Chenault have said they'd like to finish their work before then and, if possible, before Good Friday, which is April 18.But Chenault, R-Nikiski, said that if lawmakers need more time, "then that's how long...
State | AK legislature
Commentary: The sacredness of this week

...death of Jesus on the cross on Good Friday and his resurrection from the dead...businesses and schools to close on Good Friday, either all day or at noon. Although...and in our own state and region, Good Friday is simply another workday like...
At 81, Rep. Bob Lynn is Alaska's oldest lawmaker

...of Alaska came when the Air Force sent him to Kotzebue Air Force Station's radar site in 1964, 10 days after the Good Friday Earthquake. He found himself commanding a radar site in Vietnam when the cease fire was declared in 1973.After the...
State | AK legislature
Living and Growing: Looks can be deceiving

...master, bending to wash his disciples' feet and offering them a meal where he promises to be present with them. On Good Friday (April 18), we will remember the power of evil, hate and brutality when we tell the story of Jesus on the cross...
3 things to watch in the Legislature

...Easter Sunday. Senate President Charlie Huggins told reporters last week he'd like to be done before then - and Good Friday - if possible.Here are three things to watch for this week:Gas lineAt least seven hearings are scheduled this week...
State | AK legislature
Current and upcoming exhibitions at the Anchorage Museum

...Riskland: Remembering the 1964 Alaska Earthquake," April 11-Sept. 14To mark the 50th anniversary of the 1964 Good Friday earthquake, this exhibition looks at this devastating event, the reconstruction efforts that followed, and our earthquake...


  • Switchboard: 907-586-3740
  • Circulation and Delivery: 907-586-3740
  • Newsroom Fax: 907-586-3028
  • Business Fax: 907-586-9097
  • Accounts Receivable: 907-523-2270
  • View the Staff Directory
  • or Send feedback