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Senate panel includes Kivalina school money in budget

...and planning for an access road. Kivalina faces erosion issues, and the community-selected new school site is on higher ground, with no access road to it, according to budget documents.In a letter to the state education commissioner in January...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-04-10/senate-panel-includes-kivalina-school-m
State
Capital budget stripped

...school site. Kivalina has been struggling with erosion and the new school site selected by the community would be on higher ground, according to budget documents. There is no road to the site currently, the documents state.Committee co-chair...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-04-09/capital-budget-stripped
State | AK legislature
Tsunami comms test tomorrow morning

No need to head for higher ground tomorrow when a tsunami warning sounds over the airwaves in Alaska.It's just a test.NOAA's National Weather Service, the...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2015-03-24/tsunami-comms-test-tomorrow-morning
Local
Alaska Science Forum: 1946 tsunami survivor shares her story

...said.Eddie knew the best path to safety was to get to higher ground before another wave came in. He guided a group of children...other adults delivered the children to a radio tower and higher ground, where the kids played. When the tsunami faded, the...

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2015-01-02/alaska-science-forum-1946-tsunami-su
Outdoors
Storm packing snow, hurricane-force winds batters Alaska coast; villages brace for sea surge

...forcing some residents to board up their windows and seek higher ground.Emergency managers said Wednesday afternoon that the...evacuate Tuesday night. They stayed with friends on higher ground or at one of two shelters opened by the city at a recreation...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2011-11-10/storm-packing-snow-hurricane-force-wind
State
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...

http://juneauempire.com/not-web/2014-06-27/airlift-sent-marooned-denali-guests-e
Not For Web
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...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-06-24/new-j%C3%B6kulhaup-flood-danger-becomes
Local
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...

http://juneauempire.com/weddings/2013-11-13/tribal-dispute-puts-alaska-village-l
Weddings
Ocean acidification threatens marine life

...spears.Villagers here know increasing storms and rising seas someday will force them to move their sago tree huts to higher ground. But with a quarter of a million people spread across 600 islands, the threat to food may be more significant.Fishermen...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2013-09-15/ocean-acidification-threatens-marine-li
State
Tsunami from Alaska quake would swamp Calif.'s economy

...the Oregon state line and about six hours to reach San Diego - theoretically, allowing time for people to flee to higher ground. The force of the waves would sink boats docked in marinas and damage harbors.This "helps them understand what...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2013-09-05/tsunami-alaska-quake-would-swamp-califs
State

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