Buckland experiencing ice jam flooding, SEOC coordinating state response

Buckland experiencing ice jam flooding, SEOC coordinating state response

  JOINT BASE ELMENDORF-RICHARDSON, Alaska — The State Emergency Operations Center (SEOC) received reports of ice jam flooding in Buckland located within the Northwest Arctic Borough (NWAB) this morning. The Alaska Pacific River Forecast Center has issued a flood warning for Buckland. Initial reports are that some homes have been inundated and, while the airstrip […]

Landing Craft in Danger of Sinking Runs Aground South of Cape Kuliuk, Coast Guard Responds

Landing Craft in Danger of Sinking Runs Aground South of Cape Kuliuk, Coast Guard Responds

Aerial footage of the Landing Craft Don Quixote in Shelikof Straits. Video-USCG A 76-foot landing craft, the Don Quixote, traveling through Shelikof Straits on Tuesday began taking on water and the operator of the craft made the decision to intentionally ground the vessel just south of Cape Kuliuk. The construction supplies-laden craft, with its crew […]

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