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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...
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...
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...
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 be...
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...
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
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...
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...
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...


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