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Fri Jan 4, 2012

Top ferry official steps down. Petersburg officially arrives at borough status. Don Young sworn in for 21st term as Alaska’s lone congressman. Trapped by bad weather, documentarians produce short film about Ketchikan.

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Earthquake felt in Southeast Alaska, no tsunami expected

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An earthquake shook Southeast Alaska just before 3 a.m. Friday. The preliminary magnitude 6.0 temblor was centered about 96 miles west of Juneau, according to theĀ Alaska Earthquake Information Center. It struck at a depth of about 6.2 miles. A 5.7 magnitude aftershock was felt about a minute later. No tsunami was expected, according to the National Tsunami Warning Center. This is a developing story. Check back for details.

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Earthquake silences KCAW translators and web stream

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Friday morning's earthquake near Gustavus has damaging the undersea internet fiber. ACS services are impacted, including lines used to feed Raven Radio's signal to our translator communities. The signal will be restored when ACS completes repairs. No timeline has been released, but updates will be posted here. more