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 By VALDEZ STAR STAFF    Main News    November 30, 2016 

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Cops get nod Valdez law enforcement was recognized by the Alaska Municipal League (AML) earlier this month in part for its innovative ALICE training program. Valdez Police Department received the AML...

 
 By VALDEZ STAR STAFF    Main News    November 23, 2016

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Christmas tree The community Christmas tree will be lit this Sunday. The event kicks off at 6 p.m. according to the city's Dept. of Parks and Recreation. The mayor will start the festivities with a...

 
 By VALDEZ STAR STAFF    Main News    November 16, 2016

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Waived fees GCI customers with friends or family in New Zealand will be able to call home at no charge after a deadly earthquake Monday rattled the nation's South Island. "...General Communication...

 
 By VALDEZ STAR STAFF    Main News    November 9, 2016

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Check in the mail Members of Copper Valley Telecom's cooperative will be receiving a total of $2.7 million in capital credit checks this month according to Tabitha Gregory, the cooperative's chief customer relations officer. "This amount is...

 
 By VALDEZ STAR STAFF    Main News    November 2, 2016

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Big crash A compact car crashed directly into an apartment building on W. Klutina Monday afternoon. The driver of the vehicle and at least one passenger were transported to Providence Valdez Medical...

 
 By VALDEZ STAR STAFF    Main News    October 19, 2016

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Free flu shots The annual flu shot clinic is coming towards the end of the month, and will be free again this year according to Allie Ferko, public information officer of Valdez. The clinic will be...

 
 By VALDEZ STAR STAFF    Main News    October 12, 2016

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HAARP gives The HAARP project, now run by the University of Alaska Fairbanks' High Frequency Active Auroral Research Program, donated 30 fire extinguishers to the Gakona Volunteer Fire Department in August. When staff at the Geophysical Institute...

 
 By VALDEZ STAR STAFF    Main News    October 5, 2016

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Road Work Intermittent road and lane closures will continue into at least next week according to the City of Valdez. "The second week of October the Richardson Highway in front of Totem Inn will be...

 
 By VALDEZ STAR STAFF    Main News    September 21, 2016

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Help pick memorial The City of Valdez and a committee formed with the Valdez Museum are seeking public input into a proposed memorial to the victims of the 1964 earthquake. Models of the proposed memo...

 
 By VALDEZ STAR STAFF    Main News    August 31, 2016

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Food bank closure The Valdez Food Bank will not open next week for its regularly scheduled Thursday distribution according to Lana Gheen. "The Food Bank will be closed September 8 due to a volunteer...

 
 By VALDEZ STAR STAFF    Main News    August 24, 2016

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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,...

 
 By VALDEZ STAR STAFF    Main News    July 13, 2016

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Old town tour A virtual tour of Old Town Valdez is available courtesy of friendly folks at the Valdez Museum. The museum released an app for cell phones and other mobile devices that will guide users...

 
 By VALDEZ STAR STAFF    Main News    December 2, 2015

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Pool reopens The pool at Valdez High School reopened this week according to the city's public information officer. "The Swimming Pool will re-open with normal operations starting tomorrow," Allie...

 
 By VALDEZ STAR STAFF    Main News    November 25, 2015

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Contest winners Copper Valley Electric Association (CVEA) announced the winners of its Annual Ruralite Magazine Cover Photo Contest. "Congratulations to Ed Pinsky, Laticia Chase, Jacob Perez, Carol...

 
 By Valdez Star staff    Main News    November 11, 2015

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Shirk voted in as school board member The Board of Education elected nominee Erica Shirk to fill the vacancy left by the resignation of Bill Comer Monday night. The board, which is tasked with...

 
 By Valdez Star staff    Main News    October 14, 2015

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Free flu shots Roll up your sleeves Valdez - it's time for the town's annual flu shot event. Mass inoculations will be given next week, Thursday, Oct. 22 at Hermon Hutchens Elementary School from 6-9...

 
 By Valdez Star staff    Main News    April 2, 2014

Drill brought hundreds to Valdez

Valdez – and numerous visiting emergency responders – collectively heaved a huge sigh of relief Monday at the end of Alaska Shield, the four-day multiagency emergency drill held not only in...

 
 By Valdez Star Staff    Main News    March 20, 2013

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Earthquake remembrance A remembrance in honor of the victim’s of the 1964 earthquake is being organized by the Pioneers of Alaska, Valdez Igloo according to Jim Gifford, the group’s secretary....