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Officials to test Tsunami Warning System test is part of Tsunami Preparedness Week, March 22 to 28. During Tsunami Preparedness Week, emergency managers urge coastal residents to review information on what to do in the event of a tsunami. NOAA's National Tsunami...
Evacuation lifted for Funny River Road Tuesday

...Emergency Management, the Kasilof Evacuation advisory has been lifted for the Sterling Highway Miles 103-109 area. Emergency managers remind residents to remain vigilant and ready should the advisory be put back in place. Visit
'Knocking at our back door': Fire edges closer to communities

...approaching and there were very large flames, there was a pretty significant look to that fire," said Scott Walden, emergency manager for the Kenai Peninsula Borough. But, as quickly as it flared up, within a few hours, the fire hit a marshy area...
News"We're even Steven. We don't have 911 calls holding at this point," Rapid City-Pennington County emergency manager Dustin Willett said Sunday. "Most of our life safety missions have been completed and as we start out today, it's...
Sterling Highway miles 103-105 evacuation order lifted

...significant look to that fire," said Scott Walden, emergency manager for the Kenai Peninsula Borough. Alaska incident...lifted. Original post The Kenai Peninsula Borough emergency manager has ordered an evacuation of Mile 103 to 105 of the...

...details about oil shipments through Washington state, a disclosure the federal government ordered be given to state emergency managers in the wake of several oil train accidents.But restricting that information violates the state's public records...
Taking it to the next level: KPC RAs build on past experience

...different hats they will be asked, and have been asked to wear during their time as an RA. For the final course, Emergency Manager of the University of Alaska Police Department Lt. Ron Swartz came for two days to certify the RAs, desk aides and...
Borough tests emergency plan to accommodate evacuated pets

...pets that a lot of them, if their pets can't go to a shelter, they aren't going to go," said Eric Mohrmann, emergency manager with the Kenai Peninsula Borough. While the final plan for housing pets has yet to be integrated into the borough's...
'Hurricane hunter' helps track winter storms

...Parrish said.With the resulting forecasts, citizens can be warned with sufficient lead time for preparation, and emergency managers, first responders and power companies can prepare for severe storms and the aftermath, he said.A lot of the...
Detroit emergency manager files bankruptcy

...DETROIT (AP) - Detroit has become the largest city in U.S. history to file for bankruptcy. State-appointed emergency manager Kevyn Orr on Thursday asked a federal judge permission to place the city into Chapter 9 bankruptcy protection. If...


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