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

 
Grass subs for snow in GCI Speed Tour for youth

Police make parents aware of action plan

Over the past several years our country has seen a dramatic increase in school violence and school shootings. As I read through expert analysis of these horrific events it became apparent to me that our community can do more to protect our...

Electronic surveillance: coming to Gilson Middle School

Smile. You might be on camera. That is the word from Valdez City Schools as the board of education prepares to scrap its old policy that forbade the taking of any and all secret video on district property and replaced it with three pages of rules...

Grass subs for snow in GCI Speed Tour for youth

Dozens of Valdez youngsters converged on Barney Meyering Parkstrip last Wednesday, running, crawling and expending positive energy - with the help of a small handful of world-class Nordic skiers....

Tracks across Greenland ice - 60 years apart

On top of an ice body more than two miles thick, Chris Polashenski last summer hoped to find a candy wrapper that might have fallen from Carl Benson's pocket 60 years ago. As he repeated the Alaska...

New Zealander tops Silver Salmon Derby in Valdez

The silver salmon are returning to Valdez slowly but surely. The first week of the silver derby was slow at first, with very few fish weighed in. That all changed on Big Prize Friday. The fishing...

Legals 7/30/14

PRELIMINARY ORDER AND NOTICE OF REGULAR MUNICIPAL AND SCHOOL BOARD ELECTION OF THE CITY OF VALDEZ OCTOBER 7, 2014 Notice is hereby given that pursuant to applicable law and ordinances (or Code of Laws of the City of Valdez) a general election will...