Teller Man Missing After Storm
State troopers and search and rescue personal are looking for a man missing in Teller. Trooper Ann Sears says 26 year-old Kyle Kohmok was last seen on a yellow 4 wheeler around 4 p.m. yesterday.
National Guard troops land in Bethel to join storm relief effort
About 75 Guardsmen landed in Bethel on Wednesday, with more than 100 people deployed to Bethel and Nome to help with storm relief.
Dunleavy says state taking stock of damage as historic storm moves north along Alaska’s coastline
Gov. Mike Dunleavy said Saturday night that this weekend’s historic storm has impacted almost 1,000 miles of Alaska’s coastline.
Alaska musher and reality star Jessie Holmes injured while cleaning up storm damage
Holmes was trapped underneath the pile of plywood, insulation and other building materials.
Northwest Alaska in Danger of Storm Surge, Flooding
The worst of the Bering Sea storm is not over. At least for the Northwest part of the state, says the National Weather Service. Meteorologist Don Moore, says the danger now is storm surge and flooding.
Nome restaurant burns, nearby inn saved during Alaska storm
Nome's Bering Sea Bar and Grill is gone after a fire started in the building on the evening of Sept. 17, as Nome was being buffeted by a powerful fall storm.
Government Sending Crews to Survey Storm Damage
The State and Federal governments are dispatching crews to Western Alaska to survey damage from last week’s storm. They will first report to the Governor, who has the option to declare a disaster and activate the state’s disaster assistance programs.
Dunleavy visits Norton Sound to assess storm damage
After spending time in Golovin, Elim and Koyuk, Gov. Mike Dunleavy said there's no substitute for being on the ground and seeing the storm impacts with his own eyes.
Weather service officials say worst of heavy Bering Sea winds have passed
After a massive storm brought storm surge and flooding across hundreds of miles of Western Alaska coastline, officials with the National Weather Service say they expect the worst of the wind has passed.
A storm is on track to hit a portion of Western Alaska pummeled by last month’s typhoon remnants
The new storm developing in Russia is anticipated to move north of the Siberian Peninsula toward Alaska midweek.
Nome Experiences Minor Coastal Flooding Overnight
The worst of the high winds and snow have diminished in western Alaska but the storm isn't over. The National Weather Service is expecting storm surges to begin affecting communities this afternoon, which could cause flooding. Jerry Steiger is a meteorologist with the National Weather Service in Nome. He says the community had minor coastal flooding overnight, and some structures sustained wind damage.
Disaster response presents an early test for Alaska’s Rep. Peltola
Mary Peltola says she's approaching her new House colleagues about how to fund disaster relief for Western Alaska
Western Alaska Residents Receive State Assistance For Storm Repairs
The Bering Sea in November brought a series of storms affecting coastal communities from the Aleutians to Northwest Alaska. Some YK Delta villages clocked winds of close to 100 miles an hour. Now, the State is reaching out to residents with grant money to help them pay for some of the damages.
‘It’s just devastating’: Chevak stunned by subsistence food losses after storm
Chevak residents have lost not only the food they’ve already gathered after freezers lost power, but also the boats and subsistence gear to replace it.
Alaska National Guard begins to mobilize in wake of Western Alaska storm
Guardsmen will help with debris removal and damage assessment from Western Alaska's historic storm, with more being sent to Hooper Bay, Nome and Bethel.
Federal and state disaster relief money is available for Western Alaska communities. Here’s how to apply.
Eligible individuals, homeowners and business owners can receive aid.
Rebecca Irene Safe After Storm
After weathering a stormy night, the fishing vessel Rebecca Irene is on its way back to Unalaska. The 140-foot catcher-processor lost power in one engine on Tuesday morning, leaving it stranded in open ocean as the massive weather front hitting western Alaska moved in.
Kotzebue Sound mostly spared from storm damage
Some flooding was reported in Kotzebue and surrounding villages, but nothing close to the damage seen further south.
Rains Pummel Anchorage; Minor Flooding Reported
The National Weather Service said Anchorage and the surrounding area could expect rain throughout Sunday and the area should still be prepared for strong...
Hooper Bay families displaced by storm seek sustainable housing
A Hooper Bay leader says federal temporary housing provided after a fire years ago was inadequate and "not meant for the Arctic."