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Articles from the February 6, 2013 edition

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 By Lee Revis    Main News    February 6, 2013

Judge gives 219 year sentence to rapist

Derek Werder was sentenced to 219 years in prison Monday after his June conviction of 28 felony sex abuse charges and six assault charges. Judge Eric Smith, who also presided over the Werder trial,...

 By Lee Revis    Main News    February 6, 2013

Ad agency hired by city council

The Valdez City Council approved signing a $15,000 contract with the Walsh Sheppard, an Anchorage-based advertising agency, in hopes of better spreading its support of an in-state natural gas pipeline from the North Slope to Valdez. Valdez, which...

 By Lee Revis    Main News    February 6, 2013

Once a week curbside trash service coming

Residential curbside garbage service will be reduced to once a week pickup beginning the week of February 11 according to city officials. Larry Weaver, the city’s director of public works, say the...

 By Lee Revis    Main News    February 6, 2013

Valdez gasline route called “a crock of sh-t” by Rep. Chenault’s senior staff

“What a crock of sh-t.” Only the expletive was fully spelled out and sent directly to Valdez City Clerk Sheri Pierce from the official legislative email address of, Rep. Mike Chenault, Speaker of...