1/26/14, "Danger of more avalanches delays clearing of Richardson Hwy. slides," Anchorage Daily News, Michelle Theriault Boots
"Living in Valdez comes with a regular chance of avalanche activity on the only road out."...image, Alyeska Pipeline. "Valdez, a port city some 300 miles west of Anchorage"
1/28/14, "Video – Valdez, Alaska, cut off by avalanche, ice dam and “glacier lake”," IceAgeNow.info
"A glacier-sized avalanche has blocked the river. An ice lake has formed, currently at an estimated depth of 60 feet and growing.
The Richardson Highway is flooded and the town of Valdez cut off from road access. There is some concern as to when and how the lake will release and downstream residents are on evacuation alert. Courtesy Vertical Solutions
Thanks to Josh Cooley in Valdez for this video
“Incredible to be living here in Valdez during this event,” says Josh. ”Luckily my pantry is well stocked, and we are having food shipped in by barge.”"
"Valdez Alaska: Massive Avalanche and ice dam in Keystone Canyon," uploaded Jan. 26, 2014, via IceAgeNow.info