Anchorage Pilot Dies During Unauthorized Flight

Anchorage Pilot Dies During Unauthorized Flight

At 6:30 a.m. on Dec. 29, 2015, Doug Demarest, a 42-year-old pilot from Anchorage, Alaska, died during an unauthorized flight when his Cessna 172 crashed into a building in downtown Anchorage. His wife, Katherine, worked in the same building as a lawyer for Dorsey & Whitney, although she was not in the office when the crash […]

30 Coldest U.S. Cities (Part 1)

30 Coldest U.S. Cities (Part 1)

Once again, the winter season is approaching. As the leaves fall and cold mornings greet weather-weary Americans, there is no mistaking the most unpleasant part of the year for many is right around the corner. Since not everyone can afford to spend their winters in Florida or some other tropical locale, here is a partial […]

Alaska Hit With 5.0 Magnitude Earthquake

Alaska Hit With 5.0 Magnitude Earthquake

Moments ago Alaska was hit with a 5.0 earthquake 13km (8mi) N of Chernabura Island, 901km (560mi) SW of Anchorage, Alaska 936km (582mi) SW of Knik-Fairview, 1283km (797mi) SW of College, and 1577km (980mi) W of Juneau. Since Oct., 9, 2015 Alaska has had 163 quakes. Today’s quake is the largest of the group. Very […]

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