News about 'Alaska'

Mar 17, 2013

Iditarod dog dies, race dog Dorado died in Alaska of asphyxiation after it was covered with snow

Iditarod dog dies, race dog Dorado died in Alaska of asphyxiation after it was covered with snow
By in Animals, Racing, Sports, United States No comments

A so-called Iditarod race dog dies this Friday, March 15, 2013, after it was earlier dropped from the Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race, an annual long-distance sled dog race from Anchorage to Nome, Alaska. Race officials said that Dorado, a 5-year old male dog, came from the team of Fairbanks musher Paige Drobny. A scene […]


Jun 22, 2012

Alaska Volcano: Alert Level Raised After Cleveland Volcano Erupted

Cleveland Volcano
By in Current Events, Environment, Science, United States, World No comments

The Alaska Volcano: Cleveland Volcano (taken May 3, 2006) Image Credit: NASA An aviation alert level of “orange” has been raised after Cleveland Volcano, a remote volcano in Alaska produced an ash cloud several miles high after a small eruption. According to a CNN report on Wednesday, June 20, 2012, the Cleveland Volcano on the […]


Apr 22, 2012

Japan tsunami debris reaches Alaska, Japanese soccer ball found (Photo)

Japan Tsunami debris soccer ball
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Some of the debris from the 2011 Japan tsunami has reportedly reached Alaska, which includes a Japanese soccer ball as shown in the photo below, which is likely to be returned to its owner. Japanese soccer ball, which is among the Japan tsunami debris that reached Alaska beach shore Image Credit: David Baxter/NOAA According to […]


Jan 17, 2012

Fuel transfer in iced-in Alaska town Nome begins, Russian tanker Renda first winter fuel delivery

Fuel transfer in iced-in Alaska town Nome begins, Russian tanker Renda first winter fuel delivery
By in Environment, Science, United States No comments

The transfer of fuel in Nome, the iced-in town in Alaska has begun; with the Russian tanker Renda arriving last Saturday, which was accompanied by the U.S Coast Guard and carried 1.3 million gallons of petroleum products. Russian tanker Renda at the iced Bering Sea Image Credit: U.S Coast Guard As noted at Los Angeles […]


Nov 9, 2011

Alaska ‘epic’ storm 2011: National Weather Service says Alaska storm is worst on record

Alaska seal
By in United States, Weather, World No comments

Alaska seal Image Credit: Wikipedia An Alaska storm, considered to be the worst for the US state, is expected by the National Weather Service (NWS) to bring strong winds with gutsiness of up to 100 miles per hour, heavy snowfall and widespread flooding, according to reports by several international news sites on Wednesday, November 9, […]


Sep 13, 2011

Vanessa Hudgens Updates: Gets Tattooed with Ashley Tisdale, to Star with Nicolas Cage, John Cusack in ‘’Frozen Ground’

Vanessa Hudgens Updates: Gets Tattooed with Ashley Tisdale, to Star with Nicolas Cage, John Cusack in ‘’Frozen Ground’
By in Entertainment, Hollywood, Movies, Television, United States No comments

Vanessa Hudgens, 22, who previously starred as Gabriela Montez in the popular ‘High School Musical’ series has reportedly gotten another tattoo with Ashley Tisdale by tattoo artist Bang Bang. Another upcoming movie for Hudgens is with Nicolas Cage and John Cusack ‘’Frozen Ground’ is scheduled to start filming in October.


Sep 9, 2011

Alaska Volcano: Possible Major Eruption Could Disrupt Air Travel

Alaska Volcano Mount Cleveland
By in Environment, Events, Science, United States, World No comments

Aerial View Of Mount Cleveland Image Credit: NASA Earth Observatory The Alaska volcano Mount Cleveland could possibly erupt according to the Alaska Volcano Observatory (AVO) status report on Wednesday, September 7, 2011. Possible major eruption could disrupt international air travel if the volcano spew ash up to flight levels. The scientist-in-charge at the Alaska Volcano […]


Sep 8, 2011

Alaska Volcano On Watch Status

Alaska Volcano Mount Cleveland
By in Environment, Events, Science, United States, World 1 comment

Alaska Volcano, Mount Cleveland Image Credit: Yano, Kym National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration The Alaska volcano Mount Cleveland has been under observation from September 3 to September 6, 2011 after an indication of lava dome growth, according to the Alaska Volcano Observatory‘s (AVO) activity report on September 7, 2011. ABC News reported that the lava […]


Sep 2, 2011

Alaska Earthquake: 7.1 Magnitude Earthquake Hits Alaska, Tsunami Warning Issued

Epicenter of Alaska Earthquake
By in Natural Disasters, Science, United States, World 4 comments

A strong subsea 7.1 magnitude earthquake was recorded near the Fox Islands, a group of islands in eastern Aleutian Islands in Alaska on early Friday, September 2, 2011 at about 1:55 AM Alaska time (11:55 AM GMT), several international news sites reported that day. According to United States Geological Survey (USGS), the earthquake struck at […]


Aug 9, 2011

Mysterious orange goo in Alaska identified, NOAA says

Mysterious orange goo in Alaska identified, NOAA says
By in Environment, Science, United States, Weird No comments

The mysterious orange goo that washed up a shore in Alaska last week has been identified by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA). Mysterious orange goo, found in Alaska Image Credit: fakr.noaa.gov According to NOAA on its official website on Monday, August 8, 2011, the mysterious orange goo is a mass of microscopic eggs […]