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

Resignation leaves Valdez without representation in the State Senate

Valdez has no senate representation in the Alaska Legislature as lawmakers return to Juneau for the first session of the 30th legislature following the resignation of Mike Dunleavy, who quit his...

News Briefs

Legal pot (AP) Three Alaska lawmakers joined forces to rewrite a resolution pertaining to the separation of federal marijuana regulations and the state's legal pot industry. Democrat state Rep. David ...

Public and Legal notices

PUBLIC NOTICE NOW ACCEPTING APPLICATIONS 2018 DOWNTOWN BEAUTIFICATION MATCHING GRANT PROGRAM The City of Valdez is now accepting applications for the 2018 Downtown Beautification Matching Grant Program. The Beautification Matching Grant Program...

Image of Porcupine herd travels cross country, reminiscent of bison herds

There are no photographs of bison spilling by the thousands across the Great Plains. By the time cameras came along, most of the bison were gone. John Wright of Fairbanks believes he has an Alaska...

Report on climate change outlines likely downsides and possible benefits

ANCHORAGE - Climate change in Alaska has the potential to create serious physical and mental health problems for Alaskans, according to a new report from state health officials. Melting permafrost that damages infrastructure, increased wildfire...

Reward of $1,000 offered for information leading to arrest in local gun heist

Valdez police are offering a $1,000 reward for information that leads to an arrest in last week’s burglary of South Central Hardware – where approximately two dozen firearms were reportedly stolen. “We are still seeking information,” Police...

Police and fire reports

(Any charges reported in this press release are merely accusations and the Defendant is presumed innocent until proven guilty.) 01/08 DUI: Cale Harrison, DOB: 03/01/1984, of Valdez was arrested for Driving under the Influence-Drugs. Mr. Harrison...

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