Ursula Le Guin sci fi author extraordaire


Authoress Ursula Kroeber Le Guin has passed. She wrote many popular sci-fiction works like city of Illusions or the Left Hand of Darkness. With her very angular chart there was no doubt that Ms. Le Guin would live a long time — she was 88 when she died on January 22, 2018 in Portland, Oregon.…

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Kodiak Earthquake Jan 2018


“In Kodiak, they’ve activated their sirens,” said Jeremy Zidek, of the Alaska Div. of Homeland Security and Emergency Management. “The harbor master reported a wave did come in, but it was not a significant wave.” At least nine communities have evacuation orders in place. Zidek said that while the initial reports don’t show shake damage…

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