| Apr 9, 2012
| 4:46 AM
Rescue crews continued their frantic search Sunday at a Himalayan military outpost near the Indian border where a massive avalanche buried up to 139 people, most of them Pakistani soldiers.
A blanket of rock and snow covering one square kilometer --...
| Jan 11, 2012
| 6:32 PM
Cordova residents woke up Wednesday to rain that had turned a lot of the city's heavy snowfall snow into slush, causing several inches of water to accumulate on the roads.
Temperatures reached into the upper 30s, prompting fears of an avalanche on the...
| Oct 14, 2012
| 2:22 PM
Juneau's electric utility company has completed another barrier designed to protect power lines from avalanches.
Alaska Electric Light and Power says work is finished on a second avalanche splitter that will divert snow around power line towers.
| Oct 31, 2012
| 5:15 PM
After a day of heavy rain, a mudslide near Belfair Tuesday night left 1,600 customers in Mason County without power.
Mason County Public Utility District 3 said the mudslide drove trees and debris into power lines on North Shore Road 10 miles west of...
| Oct 31, 2012
| 6:27 PM
The Pasadena law firm that defended Glendale in lawsuits stemming from a 2005 mudslide that cost the city nearly $15.4 million has agreed to pay $98,500 to settle a malpractice lawsuit, according to a City Council announcement this week.
| Jun 7, 2012
| 6:13 PM
In order to recoup million of dollars in litigation expenses connected to the 2005 mudslides that damaged several homes in Northeast Glendale, officials plan to auction off two city-owned properties this month.
Glendale acquired several hillside...
| Jun 16, 2012
| 5:46 PM
Four members of a Japanese climbing team are presumed dead after an avalanche swept them off a hill on Mount McKinley.
U.S. National Park Service officials say five people were traveling as one rope team early Thursday morning as part of a Miyagi...
| Jun 18, 2012
| 5:18 AM
Recovery efforts on Alaska's Mount McKinley were suspended Sunday because of environmental hazards following an avalanche thought to have killed four Japanese climbers, the National Park Service said.
The avalanche on the western side of the mountain,...
| Jun 17, 2012
| 6:02 AM
Hitoshi Ogi was tied last in a line of five Japanese climbers making their way down one of the world's most dangerous mountains when an avalanche struck.
The rope snapped and the four people in front of him were swept away, either buried under three feet...
| Jun 17, 2012
| 2:02 PM
An effort to recover the bodies of four Japanese climbers who died in an avalanche on Mt. McKinley, in Alaska’s Denali National Park, has been permanently called off.
“We just decided it was not worth the risk,” said Maureen McLaughlin,...
| Jun 26, 2012
| 7:02 AM
After having one or both lanes closed for more than a year, Md. 550 (Sabillasville Road) between Eylers Valley Flint Road and Kelbaugh Road north of Thurmont is scheduled to reopen to two-way traffic Wednesday, according to an emailed release from the...
| Jan 20, 2012
| 7:58 AM
UPDATE: FRIDAY, JANUARY 20TH, 8:00AM
News Release from: Salem Police Dept.
FLOODING CLOSES SALEM HOUSING AUTHORITY OFFICE
Posted: January 20th, 2012 8:01 AM
The Salem Housing Authority main office, located at 360 Church St SE, will be closed...