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DALLAS – Geologist and geology instructor Sheila Alfsen found all the evidence she needed to believe that the Pacific Northwest will experience a major earthquake on the Cascadia Subduction Zone at a conference in Denver.

I had an opportunity to test some of the food and supplies in my emergency kit while running on a Hood to Coast Relay team last weekend.

POLK COUNTY – State, county, city government agencies a three-state region along with the Federal Emergency Management Agency, will conduct the first major test of emergency plans in preparation for the predicted 9.0 Cascadia subduction zone earthquake.

You can get yourself prepared -- and it will ease stress in emergencies.