The storm itself is bringing high winds up to 65 mph, flooding concerns all across Western Alaska, falling temperatures and the possibility for a scattered wintry mix across the Northwestern Arctic Bureau.
During the course of the 10 day operation, the National Guard was able to remove 200,000 pounds of debris and place 15,000 pounds of rock and sand bags to help reinforce vital infrastructure. In addition to working on repairs, to help glue the community back together.
The Alaska Community Foundation announced Monday that over $500,000 will be dispersed this week to towns that need it most, with the rest of the $1.25 million total to be handed out starting in early November.
Winds are increasing along the western side of the state as a large fall low pressure system hits the state this evening. High winds will whip up waves, prompting warnings and advisories. Coast flood warnings and advisories, high wind warnings and a high surf advisory will stretch from the overnight hours to Friday as the storm churns north.
While the trip to the extreme north is an exciting one for Coast Guard crews — who rarely get the opportunity to travel to such high latitudes — the mission also has major scientific and security implications.
Seeing for sale signs staying up longer has been a recent trend seen. According to the Department of Labor and Workforce Development, interests have gone up since 2021. Last year, Anchorage saw a tight housing market. There were not many houses on the market, but there were a seas of home buyers looking to find their perfect home.
Billionaire philanthropist and author MacKenzie Scott recently donated $15 million to the Mat-Su Health Foundation, which is the largest single donation ever received by the community health organization.
A powerful storm will impact the Chuckchi Sea and west Coast of Alaska by Wednesday night. Winds out of the south will blow 30-to-40 miles per hour, gusting at times to 60 mph. This will stir up wave action for western and south-facing coasts.
As proposed, the resolution would require high school students in the Mat-Su to take two semesters of logic. The first semester would occur in 9th grade as an introductory course with the second semester in 11th grade that would focus on “Socratic” logic
At a special meeting of the Alaska Permanent Fund Corp. Board of Trustees, Acting Revenue Commissioner Deven Mitchell was approved by a unanimous vote to become the next Executive Director of the corporation.
Brushkana resident and four-time Iditarod Trail sled dog race finisher Jessie Holmes was injured after traveling to Golovin last week with a group of other mushers to assist in cleaning up after the remnants of Typhoon Merbok ravaged the western coast of Alaska.
The Alaska Department of Labor and Workforce Development announced late Monday that it would be extending Disaster Unemployment Assistance to residents of the regions most affected by the storms caused by the remnants of Typhoon Merbok.