tsunami

Jefferson Exchange | March 27, 2014 | 8:00
12:29 pm
Thu March 27, 2014

Remembering Crescent City's 1964 Tsunami

Crescent City still bears the scars of the 1964 tsunami today.
Credit Public Domain

Del Norte County Museum Museum Coordinator Karen Betlejewski joins us.

It's not a happy memory, but it's an important one: a tsunami wiped out downtown Crescent City, California on this date in 1964. 

A huge earthquake in Alaska caused the tsunami.

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Jefferson Exchange | September 17, 2013
2:13 pm
Mon September 16, 2013

Oregon Emergency Managers Take Earthquake Trip

Credit Mark Lincoln

Kim Lippert walks us through creating a stockpile of supplies for earthquakes and other disasters.

What's in your earthquake kit?

The answer to that question is often "uh, I don't have one yet."  Which is why Oregon's Office of Emergency Management is hosting the Quake Prep Talk Road Show, visiting counties in the southern and southwestern portions of the state--the places most likely to feel the impacts of a major quake along the Cascadia Subduction Zone.

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