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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...
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
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...
Scouts scan newspaper, one page at a time

...myself into this," Eric said.The group browsed through the pages as they scanned, reading about events such as the Good Friday Earthquake. They also enjoyed the jokes and cartoons."They were really bad," Eli said. "Funny, but they made...
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
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
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...
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...


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