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

Ice-dammed lake likely to burst and flood downstream of glacier

Watch for flooding when downstream of the Valdez Glacier. That is the word from the City of Valdez, which issued a potential flood warning Monday morning. Officials are keeping a close eye on the...

Rock climbing fest ads flow arts to its lineup of events this year

Rock on Valdez - that is the word from a local event planning group that works to get people outdoors. The annual Rock Climbing Fest - organized by Levitation 49 - has changed its name this year to...

Woody Woodgate named new principal of Valdez High School

A college teacher is going back to high school. Woody Woodgate - the regional director of adult basic education at Prince William Sound College - will be the new principal at Valdez High School. The...

Security zone warning issued to Valdez boaters

The US Coast Guard is spreading the word that all boaters must stay out of the security zone surrounding the Valdez Marine Terminal in Port Valdez. Fines for breaching the zone can cost hundreds of...

Remote pathway far from the highway is most isolated along pipeline

(This summer series is documenting Rozell's walk along the trans-Alaska pipeline, 20 years after making the first trek with his dog, Jane) GOLD RUN CREEK - This clear waterway running through boreal...

That's a wrap: 25th Theatre Conference brings the house down

With the past Saturday night’s Gala, the 25th Last Frontier Theatre Conference has come to a celebratory end. Another full week of seminars, workshops, evening shows in the Civic Center auditorium. The readings of new works in The Play Lab...

Police and fire reports

(Any charges reported in this press release are merely accusations and the Defendant is presumed innocent until proven guilty.) 06/12 Domestic Disturbance: Officers responded to a local apartment for a report of the occupants fighting. Upon arrival...

Public and legal notices

The Valdez Planning and Zoning Commission will hold a public hearing on Wednesday, June 28th, 2017 at 7:00 PM in City Council Chambers. The purpose of the hearing is to take public testimony on the request from Lester Greene for a Variance to...

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