The Valdez Star - Serving Prince William Sound and Copper River Basin

 
Some services will be closed July 3

Some services will be closed July 3

Check your prescription medications and get your business with government offices done early this week: many in Valdez will be taking July 3 off as a holiday. It is common for civil servants to...

Halibut derby winners are nabbing large fish

Scott Widdison of Meridian, Idaho reeled in a 194.2 pound halibut June 22 aboard the "Jaime Lynn" to take the lead in the Valdez Halibut Derby. Jeffrey Gropp of Berlin, Wisconsin is currently in...

Ferry system's upcoming schedule up for review

The public is invited to comment on the new ferry schedule. The announcement came last week from the Alaska Department of Transportation and Public Facilities. The Valdez Star has received numerous...

Water fountains in the tundra spawn theories

While tight-roping on tussock heads in a bog off the Chandalar River, two companions and I heard a waterfall. Strange. Looking through binoculars, we saw a knee-high fountain of clear water in the...

Obituary: Jerry L. Mehlberg

After a long, long, long struggle with multiple sclerosis, Jerry Mehlberg, age 61, is free of his battered, diseased mortal body and has turned it in for a halo. He died on June 21, 2015 in Valdez -...

Legal Notices

City of Valdez Request for Proposals Date: June 25, 2015 PROVIDENCE VALDEZ MEDICAL CENTER TELEPHONE SYSTEM UPGRADE A. Overview The purpose of this document is to solicit proposals from Avaya telephone system suppliers and installers for the...

 
 
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