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Water levels decline after Tuesday flood

...are effectively isolated," Juneau Ranger District recreation program manager Ed Grossman said. "So even though the high ground in the RV loop likely would not flood, we just don't want people then behind the lake in case there was a need to...
Airlift sent for marooned Denali guests, employees

...leave on a bus that was allowed in Thursday afternoon. Fister said some campers chose to remain at the campground on higher ground where there is no danger of flooding.More than 3 inches of rain have fallen in the 6 million acre park, located...
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Press should defend Citizens United, 1st Amendment

...because I find such "pledges" silly on general principle. Secondarily, it is silly because even if Sullivan is on the high ground it will do no good when the media will predictably dismiss or diminish the idea based on his proper support for the...
My Turn: 'Eye for an eye' shows neither strength or courage

...militarily weaker and oppressed people. What about Israel, he essentially asked. Indeed, Israel isn't on the moral high ground when its idea of justice goes well beyond an eye for an eye. According to the Jewish Virtual Library, five times more...
New Jökulhaup flood danger becomes old hat

...she completed in 1979, closer to the river. Her contractor had warned her against that and told her to build it on higher ground, something she said she's grateful for."Luckily even though the river came up to within three feet of the house...
Alaska Science Forum: A great Alaska earthquake meets southern California

...mass of water that will soon slosh over the shallows, but the twin ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach cannot run for high ground. Here is where, in an event with many impacts, we look at the economic.All 314 million Americans have an intimate...
Registration for Kenai flooding relief delayed

...reached its peak during the heavy rains of Oct. 27 and 28, though at least 30 homes suffered from a slow-moving high-ground-water event in the months prior. According to state emergency management officials, only damages from the two days...
Fighting hurts both sides in NHL lawsuit

...the still-developing science of concussions - it will be hard for either the players or the NHL to claim the moral high ground.A group of 10 retired players, seizing the moment in wake of the $765 million settlement the NFL recently offered...
New map predicts tsunami effects on Sitka

...and a family or personal evacuation plan - to get to higher ground "just to be safe."The city has evacuation routes...evacuation areas - including private residences - on higher ground.Miller noted that the computer model is interesting...
Tribal dispute puts Alaska village in limbo

...coastal erosion creeps ever closer to the Yup'ik Eskimo community.As residents wait for a new village to be built on higher ground nine miles away, a dispute over who is in charge has led to a rare intervention by the Bureau of Indian Affairs...


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