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Soils saturated by heavy rains unleashed the massive landslide that killed six people in the Southeast Alaska community of Wrangell in November, along with a… Continue reading
The Alaska Department of Transportation and Public Facilities is seeking bids for rockfall-prevention work along a highway in Wrangell that was the site of a… Continue reading
Project in landslide zone also shows effect of Assembly’s vote to eliminate development restrictions.
Ordinance passes despite property owners’ objections, but discussion about its specifics not over.
Authorities have suspended the search for the 12-year-old boy still missing following a deadly landslide in the southeast Alaska community of Wrangell. Five people have… Continue reading
Otto Florschutz, 65, found Thursday evening; Derek Heller, 12, still missing among family of five.
Scientists warn climate change, by increasing precipitation and extreme rainfall, adds to risks.
Christina Florschutz trapped overnight by landslide that killed at least 4 people, with 2 missing.
Three other family members also killed; officials at town hall address debris removal, other efforts
Wrangell vendors struggle with thoughts about landslide, get lots of support at Juneau Public Market
“Everybody’s just been so thoughtful, talking to us and asking if there’s things they can do to help.”
Parents and one child of family killed, two more children and adult neighbor missing.
WRANGELL — Searchers looking for three people who remain missing after a massive landslide that killed three others and injured a fourth have changed their… Continue reading
Searchers with heat-sensing drones and a cadaver-dog kept up the search Wednesday for three people missing in a landslide that barreled down a mountain and… Continue reading
Two adults, one juvenile dead; two juveniles, one adult missing Tuesday evening after Monday slide.
Warming shelter, off-road vehicle park, Suicide Basin monitoring also on agenda for Monday’s meeting.
Officials evacuate nearby homes, caution residents in high-slope areas.
The slide measured 200 feet long by 300 feet wide and could take up to two weeks to clear.
Contractors cleared loose material from the cliffside near the rec center.
There’s not cause for immediate concern, just watchfulness and evaluation, officials say.
Hundreds of meals a day go north to help feed Haines.