Family of missing Sitka woman hopes for break in case. Survey looks at violence against women in Sitka, and statewide. Assembly considers final approval for Blue Lake construction. Meeting also covers sewers, dogs and sales taxes. Britons arrive in Petersburg after Northwest Passage journey aboard pleasure craft. State Board of Education to consider budget waivers.
Tue Oct. 23, 2012
Mother Nature rattled Northern Southeast this morning (7-25-14) with and magnitude 5.9 earthquake and several dozen aftershocks. The quake appeared to have damaged internet and cell service to thousands of Southeast residents. Service providers suspect damage to an underwater fiber-optic cable, but the cable's owner, Alaska Communications Systems, has not released any information. more
Most Southeast Alaskans slept through Friday morning’s (7-25-14) magnitude 5.9 earthquake, but there were plenty who didn’t. KCAW’s Robert Woolsey spoke with a few people around the region who were jolted awake in the wee hours by the quake and its many aftershocks -- including some very happy campers. more