The snows of 2012: A roundup of community coverage

January 13, 2012 

Snow outlines the familiar shape of a Volkswagen Beetle parked in Anchorage on Thursday.


Big snow is the top story in local media throughout Southcentral Alaska this week. Here's a roundup of local coverage:

Homer News: Homer digs out from storm

Homer Tribune: Blizzard dumps 2 feet of snow on Homer

Valdez Star: Challenges of coping with 290 inches of snow

Valdez Star: A call to shovels: City Hall asks for help

Cordova Times: Big snow of 2012

Mat-Su Valley Frontiersman: Crews frazzled keeping up with snow

Kodiak Daily Mirror: Wintry mess sinks boats, floods roads (subscription)

And in Southeast Alaska:

Chilkat Valley News: Record single-day snowfall recorded at border crossing

Unusual cold snaps have been reported around the state:

Nome Nugget: Nome in long deep-freeze

Bethel, KYUK: Frozen pipes, fire delay Bethel school opening

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