Anti-commercial marijuana petition backers are seeking signatures

Foes of legalized commercial marijuana have been gathering signatures for the group's citizen's initiative that could put a proposition on the ballot in the next municipal elections to ask Valdez...

News briefs

Rock on Rock climbing enthusiasts will be reaching for new heights in Valdez this week as in anticipation of the Valdez Rock Climbing Festival. Organizers with Levitation 49, a non-profit group that...

Moose flies a high-summer Alaska pest of big proportions

While boating down the Yukon River during the hottest summer recorded in Alaska (1915, when Fort Yukon reached 100 degrees Fahrenheit), missionary Hudson Stuck wrote about the wildlife that most...

Military Appreciation festivities set for this weekend in Valdez

While many people across the country will be having picnics and enjoying a good time this coming Memorial Day Weekend, people in Valdez will be taking a more hands-on approach by celebrating one of the town's signature events - Military...

Police and emergency

(Any charges reported in this press release are merely accusations and the Defendant is presumed innocent until proven guilty.) 5/16 Criminal Mischief: Sometime after 9pm, someone knocked over the “Bear Paw” 4’ x 8’ sign down. There was no...

Legal and public notices

PUBLIC NOTICE NOTICE OF PORTS & HARBOR COMMISSION VACANCIES There are (3) upcoming vacancies on the Port & Harbor Commission. The vacancies are due to the expiration of terms. The individuals appointed to this commission shall each serve a three...