Huge Wildfire Burns in Chiniak

Huge Wildfire Burns in Chiniak

A large wildfire broke out in the community of Chiniak, located 45 miles from the city of Kodiak on Thursday night, lighting up the sky to the southeast of the city. As of Friday, the fire grew to engulf over 2,ooo acres as it took out the Chiniak library, as well as several homes on […]

Alaska Walmarts Target of Two Bomb Threats in Two Days

Alaska Walmarts Target of Two Bomb Threats in Two Days

For the second time in two days, Alaska Walmart stores have been the target of bomb threats say police. The most recent threat was phoned in to the Kodiak Walmart moments after the Kodiak store opened on Wednesday. The call that came in this morning at just after 7 am, cleared the store of approximately […]

Willow Sockeye Blaze Grows to 6,500 Acres

Willow Sockeye Blaze Grows to 6,500 Acres

A two-acre fire in the Willow area north of Anchorage that was first reported on Sunday afternoon has grown tremendously in size and is now an estimated 6,500 acres on Monday. The blaze has been dubbed the Sockeye Fire, named after the avenue in Willow where the fire was initially sparked. The fire was human-caused, […]