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Historically powerful storm slams Western Alaska. Here's what people experienced across hundreds of miles of coastline. - Alaska Public Media
Follow our live coverage as expected east winds Friday and Saturday bring preparations and heightened wildfire concerns to Oregon.
The city of Bethel plans to upgrade water and sewage infrastructure in the neighborhood thanks to a new grant.
Areas affected will be First Avenue, Front Street, Second Avenue, Third Avenue, the Yukon Delta National Wildlife Refuge building, and nearby Yukon-Kuskokwim Health Corporation buildings.
Bethel police are investigating the death of a woman whose body was found outside on July 7.
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Power Outage FAQs
What is Power Outage?
Power outage (also called a power cut, a power blackout, power failure or a blackout) is a short-term or a long-term loss of the electric power to a particular area.
What Causes Power Outages?
- Severe weather (high winds, lightning, winter storms, heat waves, rain or flooding can cause damage to power lines or equipment);
- Other damage to electric transmission lines (vehicle accidents, trees, and animals can cause damage to power lines or equipment);
- Repairing, maintenance or upgrades on power lines and equipment.
What are the Top Outage Safety Tips?
- Stay away from the downed power lines, park vehicles in protected areas;
- Unplug appliances and electronics, limit cell phone use to conserve battery life;
- Use portable generators outdoors only, well away from open windows and doors;
- Pack perishable foods into a cooler, keep refrigerator and freezer doors shut as much as possible.