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Channel 2 NewsThe Alaska Tsunami Warning Center says there are now no tsunami warnings, advisories or watches in effect for the State. Alaska officials kept an eye on the tsunami that resulted from Japan's 8.9 magnitude earthquake Thursday night, and now the State...
Channel 2 NewsThe massive earthquake that struck Japan late Thursday triggered a tsunami which swept along the Alaska coastline from the Aleutian chain to Southeast Alaska Friday morning, causing no reports of damage to date. A stretch of coastline between Attu and...
John Faciane was teaching English classes to his students at Senshu University outside of Tokyo as the massive earthquake hit. "It was like a truck hit the building." He's been teaching English there for the past few years and has seen a fair amount...
Tags: Japan, Alaska, Tokyo (Japan), Anchorage
Monty Dickson's family was told the 26 year-old Anchorage man was inside a three story building that was washed over by the giant tsunami in Rikuzentakata, Japan. American rescuers drastically scaling back the searches for people in that area late...
An Anchorage man, who teaches English in Japan hasn't been heard from since the tsunami hit in that country. 26-year-old Monty Dickson lives in Rikuzentakata and teaches English as part of the JET program at Yonesaki elementary and junior highs. That...
Tags: Japan, Alaska, Disasters and Accidents, Disasters, Earthquakes
Channel 2 NewsAftershocks from Japan’s 9.0 earthquake and tsunami are being felt in the Alaskan economy, especially in the seafood industry. Larry Nelson, an owner of Great Northern Sea Products, says he’s been unable to reach one of his business...
Channel 2 NewsYou might notice some interesting visitors down at the Port of Anchorage this week -- a group of Japanese destroyers carrying more than 700 officers and crew. The Japan Training Force, part of the Japan Maritime Self Defense Force, the country's naval...
Channel 2 NewsA longtime fisherman once said that the Sitka Herring Sac Roe fishery is a lot like a woman he once dated: completely unpredictable, and a little on the wild side. Another said he didn't fancy himself a gambling man, but imagined that dropping the nets...
After the cascade of disasters that befell Japan 27 months ago, then-Prime Minister Naoto Kan took the brunt of withering criticism for shoddy nuclear safety standards at the crippled Fukushima reactor complex and the government’s chaotic...
Not quite an H-bomb dropped on the environmentalist zeitgeist, "Pandora's Promise" does provoke those who have long opposed nuclear power to at least reconsider it, presenting its arguments in a green light and asking the question: Can one be committed to...
Tags: Japan, Entertainment, Alternative Energy, Nuclear Power, BP Plc
JERUSALEM — Israeli doctors were among the first to set up emergency hospitals in Haiti after its devastating 2010 earthquake. Israel also swiftly dispatched water-purification experts to Japan following the 2011 tsunami and trauma experts to Boston...
The Nuclear Regulatory Commission said Thursday that it has ordered a venting upgrade for nearly a third of the reactors in the country, including ones at the Peach Bottom Atomic Power Station just north of Harford County. Peach Bottom, in Delta, Pa.,...
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