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Current exhibits at the Anchorage Museum

...explain how Anchortown has grown and changed, highlighting major events in the city's history including the 1964 Good Friday Earthquake, the introduction of army and air force bases, and the state's oil boom. The exhibition will feature...
Some residents flee over tsunami fears

...Alaska Peninsula.He said the quake, which lasted about a minute, was the strongest he had felt since Alaska's Good Friday earthquake of 1964, the second-strongest ever recorded at magnitude-9.2. That quake and the resulting tsunamis...
Flags at half-staff Friday for 1964 quake

...half-staff to honor the lives lost when a magnitude 9.2-quake - the second largest recorded in history - hit Alaska on Good Friday in 1964. The quake and subsequent tsunami waves wiped out the village of Chenega and destroyed other Alaskan communities...
Living & Growing: Our oversexed culture

...we are in the middle of the season of Lent. This is traditionally a time of preparation for the high holy days of Good Friday (Jesus' crucifixion) and Easter (Jesus' resurrection). We are called to spend 40 days (not including Sundays...
A 'devastating' attack on airwaves

...alert system, Legere said, noting the irony that the proposed cut came in the same week as the anniversary of the 1964 Good Friday earthquake."Way back when, that's why the network was originally set up," Egan said, recalling the effects...
Tsunami comms test tomorrow morning

...tsunami, which can be triggered by earthquakes, volcanic eruptions, landslides and meteorites. The earthquake on Good Friday in 1964 and the tsunamis that followed devastated Alaskan cities, including Anchorage, Valdez and Seward.Visit NOAA's...
Budget cuts cut vulnerable populations the deepest

...Monday I told readers about the major damage a complete defunding of public media would do. In the same week of the 1964 Good Friday Earthquake - the second largest in recorded history - a finance subcommittee proposed to gut the program that includes...
Legislators file first round of bills

...Millett filed a bill that would establish March 27 as Great Alaska Earthquake Remembrance Day, in honor of the Good Friday quake that caused destruction and deaths across the state on March 27, 1964 (HB 35).Rep. Bob Lynn, R-Anchorage, wants to establish...
Local | AK legislature
Alaska Science Forum: Tidal stresses and giant earthquakes

...others last year imagined an earthquake/tsunami scenario that would affect millions on the anniversary of the 1964 Good Friday earthquake, they chose a fictional magnitude 9.1 epicentered just south of Sand Point. The Alaska effects would...
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...


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