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Alaska Struck by Earthquake

Alaska Struck by Earthquake

In the Rat Islands of Alaska, a sizeable earthquake has struck, affecting several islands including some Aleutian islands as well. This was one of the larger quakes to hit the region, prone to seismic activity. With a magnitude of 5.8, but at a depth of around 65.8 miles, damage from the quake was still minimal. […]

Alaska Marijuana Legalization Raises Questions

Alaska Marijuana Legalization Raises Questions

On Nov. 4, Alaskans voted to legalize the recreational use of marijuana, but that decision seems to have raised more questions than ever about how the new law will be implemented. One of the biggest issues facing Alaskans is how to transport marijuana within the state. Despite the legalization of small amounts of marijuana, federal […]

Alaska May Be Facing Strongest Storm Ever

Alaska May Be Facing Strongest Storm Ever

Alaska may be facing one of the strongest storms ever recorded in the region, thanks to remnants of Typhoon Nuri. AccuWeather reported these remnants are headed toward the Bering Strait and Alaskan region. The central pressure of the storm is expected to be below 930 millibars (mb) and may even break a record from 1977 when […]

Voting Records Released to ‘Shame’ People Into Going to the Polls

Voting Records Released to ‘Shame’ People Into Going to the Polls

Many Alaskans are furious over personalized letters and emails releasing the voting records of their friends, families and neighbors that apparently attempts to shame people into going to the polls on Nov. 4. The letter comes with an official-looking seal from the “Alaska State Voter Program” (ASVP), which according to the Alaska Division of Elections is not […]

Alaska Has Another Earthquake

Alaska Has Another Earthquake

Alaska has seen another earthquake, with this latest striking just before 7 pm local time the weakest, tied with one striking to the south about 11 hours prior, in a series of 10 tremors striking Central Alaska in the last day and a half. This event, happening 21 kilometers southwest of Manley Hot Springs, registered […]

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