Fire at trailer park guts mobile homes early Friday morning

Social media in Valdez sprang into action to help the families displaced last week after a fire gutted two mobile homes and a damaged a third. Accounts to aid those displace have appeared at the...

News briefs

Flood worries The quiet pond at the foot of the Valdez Glacier jumped its banks for up to a quarter mile and the Glacier Stream became a raging torrent Saturday after a lake on the Glacier lost a...

Summer solstice doesn't mean maximum warmth

A person might think that since we get our maximum sunlight on the summer solstice (on or about June 21), we should also get our peak warmth then. The sun's calling the shots, right? Not entirely,...

Louisiana man wins a thousand bucks in Halibut Hullabaloo

Jeff Leaverton of Madisonville, Louisiana caught a 174.4 pound halibut June 16 that held on as the leader through the end of the Halibut Hullabaloo, which ended Sunday night. In addition to winning a ...

Armed fugitive arrested in hotel parking lot in Valdez

A man on the lam from Anchorage police was apprehended by Valdez police last Saturday. Taming Ting, age 31, was arrested in the parking lot of the Best Western Hotel in Valdez after Anchorage police...

Police and emergency

(Any charges reported in this press release are merely accusations and the Defendant is presumed innocent until proven guilty.) 06/13 Disturbance – Other: A caller reported hearing screaming and yelling in the parking lot of a convenience store,...

Legal and public notices

REQUEST FOR QUALIFICATIONS FOR PROFESSIONAL SERVICES The City of Valdez has posted a Request for Qualifications for Professional Services for a Comprehensive Community Visioning - Redevelopment Program. The City of Valdez will only accept...