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Anchorage health officials are warning residents that airborne particulate concentrations are approaching unhealthy levels. The Anchorage Department of Health and Human Services says the recent spell of warmth and rain exposed ground and put thawed...
Tags: Asthma, Weather, Weather Reports
Channel 2 NewsUpdate: Update from City of Palmer: At 10 pm, residents may return to the Cedar Hills Subdivision without the need to show id. Please use care when driving as the firefighters will have their equipment in the area and will monitor the area throughout...
Fairbanks area residents are again being warned about breathing the air. The Fairbanks Daily News-Miner says wintertime air pollution has returned to the Fairbanks area because of lower temperatures and a strong inversion. Temperatures on Thursday...
Channel 2 NewsThe Mat-Su Borough has issued a Halloween night air quality advisory for Palmer, Wasilla and Butte, with high winds making air quality in the region “unhealthy to hazardous.” Borough grants and planning coordinator Pamela Graham says the...
Channel 2 NewsAs spring snow melts continue, the dirt that is left behind can make spring a challenging season for some Alaskans. Air quality in Anchorage has been "moderate" for the past few days, posing a moderate health concern for people who may be unusually...
Channel 2 NewsSeveral states and U.S. territories are weighing in on a lawsuit over proposed graphic cigarette warning labels that include a sewn-up corpse of a smoker and a picture of diseased lungs, saying the federal government should be allowed to require the...
Tags: Lawyers, Laws, Judges, Justice System, Lungs and Airways
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