Negotiations approved by council to buy land for new city facilities

City council is dubious about administration's proposal that would add almost 15 new acres of land to the city's holdings - but gave a firm thumbs up for negotiations to proceed on purchasing at...

Should ferry system be turned over to private enterprise?

(AP) Stakeholders in a project to reimagine the Alaska Marine Highway System are preparing to pitch their plan to turn the system into a public corporation. The committee leading the Southeast...

News briefs

Cops get nod Valdez law enforcement was recognized by the Alaska Municipal League (AML) earlier this month in part for its innovative ALICE training program. Valdez Police Department received the AML ...

To the opposite end of the Earth with a purpose

Joanna Young does not seem to fear change very much. The spunky redhead first came to Fairbanks from Egypt, where her parents were teaching English and running a school. Raised in Toronto, she knew...

Community comes together during the Christmas season

It may be the age of Black Friday, Cyber Monday and many families will spend time more time together on Facebook than real face time, but many great Valdez Christmas traditions are thriving in 2016. ...

Police and emergency

(Any charges reported in this press release are merely accusations and the Defendant is presumed innocent until proven guilty.) 11/21 Impeding Snow Removal: Vehicles were cited for impeding snow removal. VPD advises residents to keep the roadway...

Legal and public notices

PUBLIC NOTICE Fire Protection System 2017 Tax Exemption applications are now available at City Hall. To qualify for the fire protection system tax exemption, each structure for which you are applying must contain a fire protection system approved...