🌧️ Update: Heavy Rain Impacting Highway 19 from Campbell River to Cumberland
The time displayed is local to the original 511 traffic site in Alaska. Local travelers along Highway 19 (Inland Island Highway) are advised to exercise caution due to heavy rainfall affecting a 56.7 km stretch of the road. The impacted segment is between Duncan Bay Main and Cook Creek Road, commencing 12 km south of Campbell River and extending to 28 km south of Cumberland. The latest update on this weather-related event was issued on Wednesday, February 28 at 4:32 AM PST. The conditions may affect traffic flow and traveling times, so drivers are encouraged to plan accordingly and stay abreast of any further updates.
🚧 Update: Vehicle Incident on Highway 19 Northbound in Campbell River - Lane Closure and Traffic Alternation 🚧
The time displayed is local to the original 511 traffic site in Alaska. An update on the local transportation situation reports a vehicle incident on Highway 19 (Inland Island Highway), traveling northbound, specifically between Willis Road and 14th Avenue in Campbell River. As assessments are being conducted, the right lane is currently closed, and traffic is being managed with a single lane alternating system. Drivers are advised to exercise caution and to watch for traffic control in place. The latest update was provided on Saturday, February 24, at 11:56 PM PST, with the next anticipated update on this incident scheduled for Sunday, February 25, at 1:00 AM PST. Commuters using this route should plan their travel accordingly, accounting for potential delays.
🌫️ Update: Fog Advisory Along Highway 28 from Gold River to Campbell River
The time displayed is local to the original 511 traffic site in Alaska. The local transportation authority has issued a fog advisory for travelers on Highway 28. Dense fog patches have been reported along a 100.7 km stretch from Gold River to Campbell River. This natural occurrence can significantly reduce visibility for drivers and increase the risk of accidents on the road. Last updated on Thursday, February 22 at 7:03 AM PST, commuters are advised to exercise caution, reduce speed, and allow extra travel time. Motorists are also encouraged to keep their headlights on to increase visibility to others. Stay tuned for further updates on this evolving weather-related transportation issue.
Operation Santa Claus Spreads Holiday Cheer in Remote Alaskan Villages
Operation Santa Claus spreads holiday cheer to remote Alaskan villages for its 68th year, partnering with the Salvation Army and Alaska National Guard to deliver Christmas gifts to 560 children. Amidst recent weather adversities, the program brings joy and a sense of community to Fort Yukon, Golovin, Koyuk, and Tuluksak.
Ops Santa delivers the spirit of Christmas to remote Alaska villages
Operation Santa Claus completed its 68th mission delivering gifts to rural Alaskan communities. This year, the Salvation Army and the Alaska National Guard delivered gifts to Fort Yukon, Golovin, Koyuk, and Tuluksak.
Operation Santa Claus: Alaska National Guard spreads joy to remote communities
The Alaska National Guard is wrapping up the 68th edition of Operation Santa Claus. It's an annual holiday effort between our National Guard and the Salvation Army. This year, Santa, Mrs. Claus, and the team are delivering holiday cheer to 560 children in the remote communities of Fort Yukon, Golovin, Koyuk and Tuluksak.
Alaska Guard Spreads Holiday Cheer to Remote Communities
DECEMBER 13, 2023 — For the 68th year, the Alaska National Guard’s Operation Santa Claus is bringing the magic of the season to the remote communities of Fort Yukon, Golovin, Koyuk and Tuluksak. Teaming up with the Salvation Army, the Guard will deliver gifts and tidings of good...
Alaska Guard Spreads Holiday Cheer to Remote Communities
DECEMBER 6, 2023 – For the 68th year, the Alaska National Guard’s Operation Santa Claus is bringing the magic of the season to the remote communities of Fort Yukon, Golovin, Koyuk and Tuluksak. Teaming up with the Salvation Army, the Guard will deliver gifts and tidings of good...
US soldiers rescue 3 injured teens in Alaska
United States Army soldiers conducted a successful helicopter rescue of three injured teenagers from Chalkyitsik, Alaska, last week despite facing poor weather conditions and low visibility. According to the U.S. Army, the soldiers who completed the rescue mission on Oct. 31 were assigned to Charlie Company, 1-52 General Support Aviation...
TCC Awarded $35 Million Grant to Bring Broadband to Rural Alaskan Villages
This week, Tanana Chiefs Conference (TCC) was awarded a $35 million grant to install affordable, reliable high-speed broadband in three underserved TCC communities. The 100% fiber-based network will be installed in the villages of Venetie, Chalkyitsik and Circle. The project is part of the Alaska FiberOptic Project, which is a...
Rural Alaskans can still apply for spring flooding relief
State emergency management officials are working to make relief funding more accessible for communities impacted by spring ice jam flooding last month. Events next week in Kwethluk, Russian Mission and Fort Yukon will give rural Alaskans an opportunity to register in person for the state Individual Assistance Program. The program offers up to $20,500 for home repairs plus another $20,500 to replace critical property per household.
TCC Responds to Flooding in Several Interior Villages
Tanana Chiefs Conference (TCC) recently initiated its Emergency Response Team to respond to the flooding happening in several Interior villages including Circle, Eagle, and Gwichyaa Zhee (Fort Yukon). TCC’s internal Emergency Response Team is comprised of TCC employees throughout the organization who work together to ensure that Tribes have support available when natural disasters occur in their community.
2023 Spring Floods Update for response in Circle, Crooked Creek, Glennallen and other flooded communities
Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson, Alaska (KINY) - The State Emergency Operations Center (SEOC) is actively responding to the impacts of flooding on the Yukon River, Kuskokwim River, Glenallen, and other areas of the state. Governor Dunleavy’s declaration of state disaster emergency for the Alaska Gateway Regional Education Attendance Area (REAA), Yukon...