Alaska Science Forum: A great Alaska earthquake meets southern California

...Vancouver Island.The people of Los Angeles see and hear the warnings on their smartphones, televisions and car radios. Before Indonesia in 2004, tsunamis were an abstraction, but images of that tsunami and Japan in 2011 have made some wonder, as author Simon...
Death notice: William G. Ruddy

...endeavors.He is survived by his wife, Kathy Kolkhurst Ruddy, whom he wed in 1979, and children Lydia Ruddy of Jakarta, Indonesia; Sean (Pauline) Ruddy of Anchorage and Halibut Cove; Anna (Jason) Speichinger of Nairobi, Kenya; and Elena (Forrest...
Death Notices
Alaska Science Forum: Feet on the ground right after Alaska's big one

...elsewhere on the Pacific's Ring of Fire. He may be the only scientist to have walked the ground in Alaska in 1964, in Indonesia following the tsunami 40 years later, and in Japan following the earthquake and tsunami in 2011. He still marvels that the...
Schroeder honored with 2 awards

...meeting, they agreed to house two Vietnamese refugees, brothers aged 21 and 13, who had been in concentration camps in Indonesia. The 21-year-old ended up heading to California, but the younger brother, Vu, was left with nobody to care for him...
'Costume sculptor' Sha Sha Higby to perform, teach Nov. 18-20

...began with a trip to Japan in 1971, when she was able to study Noh masks and theater, followed by a five-year stay in Indonesia, where she studied dance and shadow puppet making. She has also studied art in Thailand, Burma and India, trips made possible...
State of emergency declared in Indonesia's Maluku islands

JAKARTA, Indonesia - Indonesia's president formally declared a civil state of emergency in the...death toll, Ambon's Roman Catholic Bishop Joseph Tethool said Indonesia's military was incapable of enforcing peace. He accused many...
Quake awareness

...years ago today, a sudden shift in the seabed created an enormous tsunami that killed as many as 280,000 people across Indonesia and southern Asia. The quake's magnitude was somewhere between 9 and 9.3, which put it in the same league as the 1964...
William G Ruddy

...Juneau Glacier Valley Rotary Club. He is survived by his wife Kathy Kolkhorst Ruddy, and children Lydia Ruddy of Jakarta, Indonesia; Sean (Pauline) Ruddy of Anchorage and Halibut Cove, Alaska; Anna (Jason) Speichinger of Nairobi, Kenya; and Elena...
Anchorage firm flies aid to disaster zones

ANCHORAGE - An Anchorage-based carrier is delivering emergency supplies to Samoa and Indonesia to support relief efforts following earthquakes and a tsunami. Lynden Air Cargo tells the Anchorage Daily News it's flying water...
An old story, in a new way

Puppet theater has had a very long, distinguished history in many cultures around the world - Japan, Indonesia, and India to name a few - but in modern American culture, the genre is often associated with children's entertainment (Elmo...


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