Midday Report January 18, 2023

On today’s Midday Report with host Terry Haines: An Alaska Railroad freight train derailed after it ran into avalanche debris on the tracks south of Girdwood. The City of Homer and Homer Drawdown are working together to increase people-powered transportation and trail access around town.

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An Alaska Railroad freight train is surrounded by snow after driving into an avalanche slide near Girdwood early on Tuesday, Jan. 17, 2023. Two locomotives were derailed, but no injuries were reported. (Courtesy Alaska Railroad)
An Alaska Railroad freight train is surrounded by snow after driving into an avalanche slide near Girdwood early on Tuesday, Jan. 17, 2023. Two locomotives were derailed, but no injuries were reported. (Courtesy Alaska Railroad)

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