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  •"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...
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...
Ash3D is federal answer to ash cloud response

...every 15 minutes, calculate an ash cloud's density, Mastin said. "Hopefully (Ash3D) will help us, and the emergency managers, do a better job responding to those interruptions of life in Southcentral Alaska," Power said. For Wrede...
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...
Homer tsunami warning system delayed

...when the system could change to alert coastal areas by region instead of statewide. The alternative is for borough emergency managers to notify local emergency services dispatchers to trigger sirens locally, Mohrmann said. "We can reduce the possibility...
Alaska's emergency responders meet at UAS

A shooting, a flood, a chemical spill. It doesn't matter what the scenario, the emergency manager of the University of Alaska Anchorage Police Department says, it requires planning among varying agencies. Major stakeholders...
Keeping an eye on the river

Borough emergency managers have been keeping a wary eye on the Kenai River this week, as an ice jam in the Poacher's Cove and Big Eddy area last week caused...
Flood risks for Big Eddy area subside

...river overflowed its bank just enough to get within inches of the roads. But after speaking with Scott Walden, the emergency manager for the Kenai Peninsula Borough, who wasn't concerned about further flooding, Coe said the weather service decided...
Helping to pick up the pieces

...offered to hold the Red Cross's assistance cards in his safe. Fanning and Williams met with Kenai Peninsula Borough Emergency Manager Scott Walden just after the Red Cross' closure to figure out how the Red Cross could still get its services to the...


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