Two Haines Residents Still Missing; Rebuild and Repair of Roads, Houses, Power Grid Starts
Four of the six missing residents in the rainstorm battered community of Haines, Alaska, have been accounted for. Haines Mayor Douglas Olerud identified Jenae Larson and David Simmons as the two still missing residents as of yesterday morning.
In the first 24 hours following a rain-triggered mudslide, crews from around the region were activated to begin search and rescue. But the ongoing storm, ground instability and flooding postponed search efforts. The 600-foot wide slide took out four houses and a road before stopping...
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