Rauscher beats Colver for House seat after cut-throat race

Partisan politics won over compromise in last Tuesday's primary election. George Rauscher won the race for the Republican nomination to represent District 9 - which includes Valdez - in the Alaska...

News briefs

Glacier stream Emergency levee work in the Old Town area earlier this month has helped re-direct gushing waters from the Glacier Stream away from the dirt roads that loop around the area. However,...

Silvers weighed-in are getting bigger as countdown begins

Anglers are scrambling to catch the big one - and the $15,000 cash prize - before the fish derby season ends. With less than two weeks left in the Valdez Halibut and Silver Salmon Derbies, the...

Gasline to Nikiski project seeks public input on new reports

The public now has access to new reports detailing the work involved in creating Alaska's proposed liquefied natural gas project. Project managers submitted the resource reports to the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission last month. The reports...

The state of the state, 110 years ago according to Brooks

Alfred Brooks was a geologist who traveled thousands of miles in Alaska and left his name on the state's northernmost mountain range. Twenty years before his death in 1924, he also left behind a...

Gunshot lands Copper Center man behind bars last week

A Copper Center man landed in hot water last week when he allegedly used a hand gun to get his vehicle keys back from friends who had taken them to prevent him from driving while intoxicated. Last Thursday, Valdez police arrested Marvin Noffke, age...

Police and emergency

(Any charges reported in this press release are merely accusations And the Defendant is presumed innocent until proven guilty.) 8/15 Possible Drunk Driver: While on routine patrol, an officer conducted a traffic stop for suspicion of drunk driving....

Legal and public notices

CITY OF VALDEZ 2017 BUDGET APPLICATIONS ARE NOW AVAILABLE. Funding-request applications for Community Service Organizations and Special Events are now available at on http://www.ci.valdez.ak.us/ Application deadline is August 31st,2016 5:00 PM...