Alaska

Budget Cuts Pare Real Time Monitoring Of Volcanoes
ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — Scientists monitoring Alaska’s volcanoes have been forced to shut down stations that provide real-time tracking of eruptions and forgo repairs of seismic equipment amid ongoing federal budget cuts — moves that could mean delays in getting vital informati…
Anchorage On Pace For Snowiest Winter On Record
ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — Heavy snow fell in Alaska’s largest city Thursday, adding to what already has been the snowiest period for Anchorage since records have been kept. The National Weather Service predicted a snowfall of 8-16 inches, with the city’s upper Hillside neighborho…
5 Injuries Reported In Alaska Gas Station Fire
FAIRBANKS, Alaska (AP) — Alaska State Troopers say the fire that burned a gas station near Denali National Park was apparently started by an explosion inside the convenience store. Trooper Sgt. Mike Roberts told the Fairbanks Daily News-Miner (http://is.gd/nNAcSV