For a good part of the summer, leaders at Arctic Valley weren't sure if an important part of the ski culture would be available this winter; beer and wine - or as those in the industry call it, aprés ski.
Federal investigators are still trying to figure out how Richard “Beebo” Russel, a man without a pilot’s license and little to no flying experience, was able to take off from SeaTac airport in a stolen passenger plane, and fly over Puget Sound for close to an hour.
Over the past three years, the U.S. Geological Survey has mapped the Queen Charlotte-Fairweather Fault system to help assess earthquake and tsunami potential.
The Port of Alaska is critical to the state of Alaska. But, what if something catastrophic was to happen there? Tuesday Andeavor, the Port of Alaska, the Department of Environmental Conservation, the Alaska Department of Fish and Game, Cook Inlet Spill Response and Prevention as well as the Anchorage Fire Department and many others practiced for a "worst case" scenario: 2,600 barrels of jet fuel spilling into the inlet near the port.
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"I know that it could have been worse," the Canadian city's police chief said.
Analysis: The pre-planned strategy was timed to set the stage for the re-imposition of U.S. economic sanctions on Iran three weeks from now.
"The First Amendment simply does not protect false statements about the parents of one of the worst tragedies in our nation's history," said Bill Bloss, an attorney who represents the families.
"He was just trying to protect us," said the girlfriend of Markeis McGlockton, a 28-year-old father of three who was killed during a parking space dispute.