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Red Cross of Alaska thanks local businesses

...District, would like to thank the following local businesses who generously donated food for the operation of the Red Cross Shelter during the Alaska Shield 2014 Exercise held on April 2 at the UAS - Student Recreation Center: Udder Culture, Bullwinkle's...
River ice jam that led to Alaska flooding churns

...kind of a homeless guy," Ray, 65, told The Associated Press in a telephone interview Wednesday from an American Red Cross shelter set up at a local church. "I never thought I'd be a victim. But hey, life is life."Now that the water is...
Wildfires continue to threaten homes near Nenana

...elders have voluntarily left Nenana, for Fairbanks, 45 miles to the northeast. About a dozen are staying at a Red Cross shelter at the Nenana High School. A mandatory evacuation could be called for remaining residents, officials said. The...
Stranded Chinese passengers in Anchorage had children working in World Trade Center

...their plane, then later in a Red Cross shelter in southeast Anchorage. In...level. When Fong Yu reached the Red Cross shelter, she called her daughter bank at the Anchorage Red Cross shelter one more time. She called her...
Thousands swarm to state's largest church another for "Chronicles of Narnia" fans. But big may not be all bad. If they ever again have to serve as a Red Cross shelter during a terrorist attack, for example. Says Clauson: "Maybe if life was really tough, and we had another national...
After Irene: When will the power come back on?

...power last weekend."It's like 'Little House on the Prairie' times," said Debbie McWeeney, who went to a Red Cross shelter in Warwick to pick up food and water after everything in her refrigerator went bad. "Except I'm not enjoying...
Hundreds evacuated as Colo., NM fires spread with strong winds

...notices to phone numbers but it wasn't clear how many residents had to leave. About 500 people had checked in at Red Cross shelters. Larimer County Sheriff Justin Smith said there was an unconfirmed report of a person unaccounted for, but he wouldn't...
Alaska Digest the Tanana River. A handful of people left Nenana for Fairbanks. About a dozen people reportedly slept in a Red Cross shelter at the Nenana High School. The fire is drawing the most fire crews because of its close proximity to communities...
Evacuation directive remains for rural Fairbanks subdivision

...Haystack subdivision, which contains about 80 homes and about 150 people. However, just 14 people took advantage of a Red Cross shelter set up at Randy Smith Middle School, said fire information officer Chris Papen, and many subdivision residents...
Unprecedented numbers leave for Katrina relief

...Southeast Alaska residents already have been deployed to Red Cross shelters around the country and 60 to 80 others have applied...victims. About 90,000 people are still living in Red Cross shelters and the goal is to get them set up in housing as...


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