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Articles from the February 4, 2015 edition

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 By Lee Revis    Main News    February 4, 2015

Kidnap and murder attempt trial begins in Valdez

The jury trial of a Valdez man accused of a second degree murder attempt, kidnapping and several related charges, was set to begin last Tuesday. Nicholas Huff, age 29, was transported to the jail in Valdez Saturday according to Valdez police. Chief...

 By Lee Revis    Main News    February 4, 2015

Discipline was not harassment city manager says

The Valdez city manager published a memorandum of record with the Valdez City Council, clearing the city's director of Parks and Recreation of ethics violations following an in-house investigation. Last September, a group of former parks employees...

 By Lee Revis    Main News    February 4, 2015

Elections will be May instead of October this year

People in Valdez are usually thinking about fishing poles when the month of May rolls around, but this year, civic minded people in Valdez might also be thinking about municipal elections when the...

 By Ned Rozell    Main News    February 4, 2015

The demise of Scotch Cap lighthouse

In spring of 1946, five men stationed at the Scotch Cap lighthouse had reasons to be happy. World War II was over. They had survived. Their lonely Coast Guard assignment on Unimak Island would be...

 Obituaries    February 4, 2015

Oscar Emil Rasmussen

Oscar Emil Rasmussen died at home in Anchorage, Alaska on February 5, 2015 at the age of 81. Although he suffered an extended illness prior to his death, he remained independent and determined till the end. He even took a short trip to Arizona in...