Stranded hikers rescued by National Guard helicopter

Five unprepared hikers were rescued from a mountain ledge in the Mineral Creek area last Thursday after spending the night on the peak. The five hikers, four men and one woman, were unable to get off ...

News Briefs

Seventeen billionth barrel of oil The 17 billionth barrel of Alaskan North Slope crude started down the Trans Alaska Pipeline System (TAPS) to Valdez last Saturday. "This is an operational milestone...

Silver salmon season is officially here

While the kids were slaying the pink salmon Saturday, halibut fishing in Valdez hit a high point with two anglers breaking into the overall standings. Jeff Maurer of Elysburg, Penn. caught a 171.4...

Kids and pinks like peas in a pod

Organizers say there is nothing better than the happy shout of a child with a fish on their line and Saturday there was plenty of hooting and hollering both from shore and from boats in Port Valdez....

New faces needed to run for city elections

The race to fill seats for elected office for mayor, city council and school board is wide open a week after the filing period opened for potential candidates to toss their names in the hat. As of Monday of this week, only one candidate had picked...

Popular energy credit from city funded

The Valdez City Council unanimously approved funding to continue its popular energy credit program which pays $550 yearly towards energy bills for Valdez households. The move came Monday night during its regular meeting when the council was asked...

Legals 7/23/14

PRELIMINARY ORDER AND NOTICE OF REGULAR MUNICIPAL AND SCHOOL BOARD ELECTION OF THE CITY OF VALDEZ OCTOBER 7, 2014 Notice is hereby given that pursuant to applicable law and ordinances (or Code of Laws of the City of Valdez) a general election will...