Fiber optic internet service upgrade coming to CVT customers

When it comes to internet service in Valdez, it’s out with old and in with the new. Copper Valley Telecom (CVT) announced that it will begin connecting customers to its fiber optic cable network that was put in place during last summer's...

Trespasser at elementary school has domestic assault record

A Valdez man trespassed from Hermon Hutchens Elementary School last week for suspicious behavior was unarmed according to police. Joshua Terrell, age 37, was allegedly seen wandering around the...

Tundra swans take months to cross the continent researchers find

Skiing to work over a persistent spring snowpack, I looked up to see a large white bird flapping gracefully over the spruce tops. A few gentle honks confirmed it was a tundra swan. After a long...

News Briefs

Music Fest best Valdez hosted 475 students last week from 16 schools during the Aurora Music Festival. Students participated in Mass and Honor Bands and Choirs which culminated in a finale concert on ...

Elections

Polls will open at 7 a.m. sharp this Tuesday for the municipal elections. Voters will be casting ballots for three city council seats, four school board seats and deciding whether or not to outlaw...

Police and fire reports

Any charges reported in this press release are merely accusations and the Defendant is presumed innocent until proven guilty. 04/16 Barking Dog: Complainant reported their neighbor’s dog was on the porch barking, wanting back in the house. An...

Legal notices

CITY OF VALDEZ REQUEST FOR PROPOSALS FOR Artwork and Production of the Egan Drive Light Pole Banners CALL SUMMARY The City of Valdez Mayor’s Beautification Task Force invites proposals for conceptual images and production of street light banners...