ANCHORAGE (AP) - Alaska's Cleveland Volcano is heating up and scientists are on alert in case it sends up an ash cloud that could threaten trans-Pacific flights. The Alaska Volcano Observatory detected elevated surface temperatures Jan.
When Redoubt Volcano erupted in 2009, black ash settled on Homer like snowfall. The city prepared to shut down as the winter sun dimmed. Stores stockpiled food preparing for the roads to close.
Point to one of the many dusty rocks on Dick Reger's shelf. He'll tell you what it is. Where it came from. How old it is. And usually a story about how he came upon it. "That's the way geologists think," said the 73-year-old Reger as spring sunshine filled the small wood cabin he rents at the top of a hill in Sterling.
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