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Officials say a terminal at Alaska's main airport has been evacuated over a bomb scare. The manager of Ted Stevens Anchorage International Airport says the main terminal was cleared after a male passenger early Sunday made a reference to a bomb in a...
Tags: Emergency Incidents, FBI
Channel 2 NewsA civilian Coast Guard contractor was treated and released for minor injuries after the Wednesday explosion of a biomass boiler in the station’s main hangar. According to Coast Guard spokesperson Petty Officer 1st Class David Mosley, station...
Channel 2 NewsWhat would Noah Webster think of this? F-bomb has made its way into the Merriam-Webster's Collegiate Dictionary. Dictionary editors say they've traced the word back to 1988, in a Newsday story that had the now-deceased Mets catcher Gary Carter...
Channel 2 NewsThe ancient Inca believed that gold came from the tears of the sun. They actually weren't far off! Today we now know that the only place in the universe where nuclear fusion burns hot enough to form gold is in the interior of exploding stars. Our...
Channel 2 NewsWhere does gold-fever originate? If you ask scientists, you might be tempted to think it comes from a very unexpected place -- deep within stars! Well, at least that's where the gold originates. It turns out that the gold that so many people treasure...
KTUU.comTwo Fort Wainwright Strykers died in Afghanistan Wednesday when their unit was hit by an improvised explosive device in Afghanistan’s Kandahar Province, according to Gov. Sean Parnell’s office. U.S. ArmyAlaska spokesperson Lt. Col. Bill...
Channel 2 NewsA Katmai National Park's eruption happened a century ago Wednesday -- but it is still the largest volcanic blast in nearly 200 years, easily loud enough to have been audible 290 miles away where Anchorage now stands. On June 6, 1912, the Novarupta...
Channel 2 NewsJoint Base Elmendorf-Richardson hosted a memorial service Thursday for three of its soldiers who were killed last month in two separate bomb attacks in Afghanistan. Staff Sgt. Thomas Fogarty was from California. He died when his Mine-Resistant Ambush-...
Tags: Bombings, Emergency Incidents, Brian Walker
Channel 2 NewsA truck bomb detonated outside Forward Operating Base Salerno in eastern Afghanistan last week, allowing Taliban insurgents to enter the base in an attack that fatally injured Alaska-based soldier Pfc. Vincent Ellis and killed two civilians, according...
Tags: NATO, Taliban, Armed Forces, U.S. Army, Emergency Incidents
A small, short explosion at Cleveland Volcano in the Aleutian Islands may have sent up a small ash cloud, according to the Alaska Volcano Observatory. Clouds prevented satellite observation of an ash cloud. The observatory says the explosion at 1:12 p....
Tags: Emergency Incidents, Landforms, Volcanoes
Channel 2 NewsA Soldotna house explosion Thursday afternoon injured two people inside, who were rescued by neighbors and medevaced to Seattle with serious burns. Brad Nelson, a health and safety officer with Central Emergency Services in Soldotna, says the house at...
Channel 2 NewsOfficials have released the names of the two men burned when a house exploded in Soldotna, Alaska. Central Emergency Services Safety Officer Brad Nelson tells KSRM (http://bit.ly/yVu2iY) the injured men were 51-year-old Frank Hopper and 47-year-old Ken...
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