News Briefs

Gasline amendments for Richardson fail Rep. Jim Colver attempted Monday to amend HB 132, a bill that relates to the duties the Alaska Gasline Development Corporation, AGDC, in Juneau. Twice. The...

MRI imaging now available at Valdez hospital

The sun was shining on Valdez last Thursday when a small group of city officials gathered with the good folks at Providence Valdez Medical Center to cut the ribbon, symbolically opening the...

City Hall closed Monday for Seward's Day

A holiday many Alaskans forget about is coming up. Seward's Day, a uniquely Alaskan state holiday, is this Monday, March 30. But unless you have business with the city or a handful of state offices,...

Lady Bucs take second at state championships

The Lady Buccaneers took second place in the state championships last week, coming within a hairs breadth of the top spot. Valdez went into the championships with their eye on the Barrow Whalers, but in the end it was Sitka that managed to best...

What makes a person more tolerant of the cold?

This message came from the grandfather of 5-year old Ben, who lives near Inverness, Scotland: Even in winter he will rapidly strip off and often plays in a sleeveless vest while others still have a...

Edward E. Haltness Jr.

On February 25 of this year the Haltness family lost our loving Father and Grandfather, Edward E. Haltness Jr. Dad was born on March 16, 1943 to Edward E. Haltness (Sr) and Violet Makarka. He was...

JOHN IRA ROGERS, SENIOR

John Ira Rogers, Sr. was born in Minette, Washington on July 24, 1920 to Belle (Tinkham) and Jesse J. Rogers. He graduated from West Seattle High School and served in the US Navy during WWII. He...