Alaska Congressional Applauds Presidential Declaration for Earthquake Recovery

This declaration provides federal financial assistance to address the earthquake damage through FEMA Individual Assistance, Public Assistance, and Hazard Mitigation Grant programs.

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The Power of Faith

Faith in Each Other. I knew we Alaskans have close connections, but after experiencing just how close for real was a humbling experience.

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Faith in the Face of Crisis

In a world where we can feel so divided politically, religiously, economically and socially, this community restored my faith in humanity.

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Aftershocks

Deeper down, farther away, It didn’t haunt us day by day; At our door Mr. Seismic knocks, With a new display of aftershocks.

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Alaska Earthquake Awareness

The 1964 Alaska earthquake also served as a wake-up call regarding local tsunamis and helped confirm the theory of plate tectonics.

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Seven

We picked up the pieces, talked with neighbors and friends, shook hands with a stranger named “normalcy,” and let calm blanket us

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The Office of the Mayor to host post-earthquake community Q&A session for Eagle River/Chugiak residents

The Office of the Mayor will answer questions about earthquake response and recovery, individual relief, and school impact and recovery.

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November 30, 2018 Earthquake in Anchorage, Alaska

Just as they did in the aftermath of the 1964 earthquake, Alaskans pulled together, checked on their neighbors, and helped each other.

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Alaska National Guard immediate aerial survey reduces earthquake havoc

This hasn’t been the first earthquake response Alaska National Guardsmen have responded to in such short notice.

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What’s there NOT to love about Alaska

When he joined the Army in December of 1947, Alaska was the last place in the world this writer wanted to be sent. In fact, each of the 12 times he went through processing, he responded to the question of his preference of overseas assignments with, “Anyplace but Alaska.” You see, he was born and raised in Alabama. Just the thought of below-freezing weather was enough to make him shiver.

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