The Valdez Star - Serving Prince William Sound and Copper River Basin


Articles from the February 16, 2017 edition

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 By Lee Revis    Main News    February 16, 2017

Marijuana ban will be lone proposition on this May's ballot

Have you ever wanted to run for an elected position in city government? If so, now is the time to begin the process to run for a seat on the city council or board of education because Valdez is...

 By BECKY BOHRER    Main News    February 16, 2017

Income tax and use of Permanent Fund earnings in Alaska House bill

JUNEAU - A fiscal plan proposed by Alaska House leaders Friday would reinstitute a personal state income tax for the first time in decades and use earnings from Alaska's oil-wealth fund to help pay for government. It's not the first bill this session...

 Main News    February 16, 2017

News Briefs

Ice climbing Get out your axes and gear and climb the ice. That is word from Levitation 49, the group sponsoring this week's Ice Climbing Festival. Registration for the events is slated to begin Frida...

 By Ned Rozell    Main News    February 16, 2017

Cold War inspired first launch from Poker Flat in Alaska

When they launch, the four rockets now pointed northward from Poker Flat Research Range will add to the 345 that have arced over northern Alaska during the past 48 years. Recently, Chuck Deehr remembered number one. Deehr is a retired space...

 Law Enforcement    February 16, 2017

Police and Fire reports

(Any charges reported in this press release are merely accusations and the Defendant is presumed innocent until proven guilty.) 02/06 Snow machine: After almost hitting a snow machine that failed to stop at a three-way stop, a caller requested...

 Legal Notices    February 16, 2017

Legal notices 2/15/2017

NOTICE OF REGULAR MUNICIPAL AND SCHOOL BOARD ELECTION OF THE CITY OF VALDEZ MAY 2, 2017 Notice is hereby given that pursuant to applicable law and ordinances (or Code of Laws of the City of Valdez) a general election will be held on MAY 2, 2017,...

 Main News    February 16, 2017

Ice climbing conditions dangerous

Levitation 49 regrets to announce ice climbing activities this weekend Feb. 17 - 20 have been cancelled. At this time, thin ice with intermittent open water makes it inadvisable to attempt to cross the Lowe River to reach climbs at Bridal Veil and...