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Flood Aware Fair attendance low

The first Kenai Peninsula Borough sponsored Flood Aware Fair for the central peninsula didn't draw many people out on Friday.
Remembering the 1964 earthquake, preparing for tomorrow

Today, Alaska will commemorate the 50th anniversary of the magnitude 9.2 earthquake that shook the state at 5:36 p.m., March 27, 1964.
K-Beach flood exact cause and fix unknown

It has been about six months since the Kalifornsky Beach area saw rising groundwater creep into basements and crawlspaces and infiltrate septic systems and drinking water wells.
State delays registration for flood assistance

The state disaster office pushed back the start date for individual grant assistance registration for state aid for those affected by the October Kenai flooding because of a staffing shortage.
New data sheds light on volcano forecasting

Before Redoubt Volcano erupted in 2009, scientists detected unique events that add to their understand of how volcanoes function, according to a study this year. Tremors often ripple through a volcano before it explodes.
Half of flood victims apply for state aid

With less than a month to go, nearly half of the expected Kenai Peninsula Borough applicants for state disaster aid have applied for grant money to recover from the Kenai flooding earlier this fall.
Disaster center open, 'no waiting'

A state team is in town and ready to help October Kenai flood victims file for disaster aid, however very few of those expected to need help have gone in.
Disaster Assistance Office to open

Following some delay to train staff, the state will open a Disaster Assistance Center for residents impacted by the Oct. 27 and 28 flooding on the Kenai Peninsula.
Officials map out plan after disaster declaration

Following the recommendation from his "disaster cabinet," Gov. Sean Parnell on Monday declared the Kenai Peninsula flooding a state disaster, making the damages eligible for state recovery aid.
Western Alaska recovers from storm

ANCHORAGE - Western Alaska communities were cleaning up Monday after a powerful weekend storm brought icy flooding, with residents bracing for more storms expected to bring coastal surges and freezing rain. The village of Kotlik was among the worst hit.


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