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Articles from the January 11, 2012 edition

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 By Lee Revis    Main News    January 11, 2012

A call to shovels: City Hall asks for help

Officials in Valdez are preparing for an all-out assault on the accumulated snow on top of the roof of Hermon Hutchens Elementary School after the weight of the snow exceeded 90 pounds per square...

 By Lee Revis    Main News    January 11, 2012

Challenges of coping with 290 inches of snow

People in Valdez are famous throughout Alaska for their ability to thrive in a small town that – on average – sees over 22 feet of snow each winter. But what happens when the town hits its yearly...

 By Lee Revis    Law Enforcement    January 11, 2012

Rollover results in DUI arrest Saturday

Valdez police say Lionel Veal, the driver of the Ford Explorer that rolled onto its side while inbound to town near the Salmon Turnaround on the Richardson Highway early Saturday afternoon, was not injured in the single-vehicle wreck. There were no p...