Refine Search

Where did all this oil come from?

...How much oil we have is an economic and technical question, not a geologic one," says Doug Duncan of the U.S. Geological Survey. "There's far more than we can extract economically using today's technology."More than enough, for...

...classrooms and Abbott Loop Elementary School. Winterberry Charter School bounced among two churches and an old U.S. Geological Survey facility before moving to its current newly built facility, the Alaska Dispatch News reported."We're trying...

...we never would have learned otherwise," said Bruce Peterjohn, chief of the bird banding laboratory for the U.S. Geological Survey's Patuxent Wildlife Research Center in Laurel, Maryland.Federal and state permits are required to capture...
Walker names DNR, Revenue commissioners

...Randall Hoffbeck as Revenue commissioner.Myers is a former director of the state Division of Oil and Gas and U.S. Geological Survey who most recently has served as vice chancellor of research at the University of Alaska Fairbanks. Hoffbeck...
Walrus populations may need protection

...the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service on whether the animals need special protections.A new report from the U.S. Geological Survey estimates the population was cut roughly in half between 1981 and 1999, possibly due to overabundance of walrus...
Lava threatens Hawaiian homes

HONOLULU - Lava from one of the world's most active volcanos is creeping slowly but steadily through cracks in the earth toward a rural subdivision on Hawaii's Big Island.

...The magnitude-6.1 quake struck at 4:30 p.m. at a depth of 10 kilometers (6 miles), according to the U.S. Geological Survey. Its epicenter was in Longtoushan township, 23 kilometers (14 miles) southwest of the city of Zhaotong...
5.8 quake rattles region

...8 earthquake felt in Alaska ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) - A 5.8 magnitude earthquake was felt in Alaska. The U.S. Geological Survey says the quake struck at 6:16 a.m. ADT on Saturday and was centered about 19 miles northwest of Anchor Point...

...Calif., collapsed in 1928, causing an abutment to give way and killing 500 people, according to data from the U.S. Geological Survey.Crews pleaded with the public not to show up and try to help. Only local volunteers are being allowed to help...
Remembering the 1964 earthquake, preparing for tomorrow

...survivor accounts followed by a lecture on the effects of the earthquake by a geological hazard expert with the U.S. Geological Survey.From April 11-September 14, 2014, the Anchorage Museum at Rasmuson will continue to host a special exhibit...


  • 150 Trading Bay Rd, Kenai, AK 99611
  • Switchboard: 907-283-7551
  • Circulation and Delivery: 907-283-3584
  • Newsroom Fax: 907-283-3299
  • Business Fax: 907-283-3299
  • Accounts Receivable: 907-335-1257
  • View the Staff Directory
  • or Send feedback