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Articles from the February 22, 2017 edition

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 By Lee Revis    Main News    February 22, 2017

Shrinking population still concerns city officials in Valdez

The number of people living in Valdez continues to shrink according to state - and city - estimates. Last January, the State of Alaska notified city officials that its population estimate for Valdez is 3,939 people - 72 less than last year. While...

 By TINA OREM    Main News    February 22, 2017

Phony tax collection emails up by 400 percent inspector says

Last summer, Cindy Hockenberry decided she'd had it with threatening phone calls claiming she was behind on her taxes. "One day - I'm not kidding you - I got called three times," she said. Sometimes...

 Main News    February 22, 2017

News Briefs

Mold update Health concerns surrounding reports of mold in the old section of city hall and specifically at the fire department are currently under control according to Jason Miles, the engineer who...

 By Ned Rozell    Main News    February 22, 2017

Are we living in a warm peak between ice ages?

As another major rainstorm hit California in February, downtown San Francisco surpassed its normal rain total for an entire year. Reservoirs in the high country were spilling over. So ended a five-year drought in the state that some people attributed...

 Law Enforcement    February 22, 2017

Police and fire reports

(Any charges reported in this press release are merely accusations and the Defendant is presumed innocent until proven guilty.) 02/13 Impeding Snow Removal: Several vehicle owners were given warnings for having their vehicles in the roadway while the...

 Legal Notices    February 22, 2017

Legal notices

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,...