According to the National Weather Service in Fairbanks, Alaska, Wednesday will begin a 66 day period of near-darkness in this city along the Arctic coast.
A powerful earthquake struck in the Pacific Ocean south of the Alaska Peninsula on Monday, according to the U.S. Geological Survey. The 7.5-magnitude earthquake prompted the National Tsunami Center to issue a tsunami warning for south Alaska and the Alaska Peninsula.
A powerful 7.8 earthquake struck the Alaska Peninsula late Tuesday, triggering a tsunami warning that sent residents fleeing to higher ground before it was called off without any damaging waves.
A little more than a month after the state of Minnesota received an “A” grade in social distancing, the state has now been given a “D”.
Alaska’s Katmai National Park & Reserve has announced the bracket for its fifth annual “Fattest Bear” of Brooks River competition, which will honor one of the park’s largest bears with the hefty title.