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Articles from the March 23, 2016 edition

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 By LEE REVIS    Main News    March 23, 2016

Marijuana: opponents fail to change minds at planning and zoning

Opponents of commercial marijuana failed to persuade the city's Planning and Zoning Commission to quash local regulations that - if passed by city council - will allow cultivation of cannabis in comme...

 By LEE REVIS    Main News    March 23, 2016

Cost estimates skyrocket in Aleutian Village subdivision plan

Flabbergasted. That is the word one attendee used to describe the $5 million price tag city administration attached to a plan that would create a new subdivision out of the Aleutian Village Trailer...

 By BECKY BOHRER    Main News    March 23, 2016

No clear consensus on how state will balance the budget

With just under a month left in the legislative session, Alaska lawmakers are trying to figure out how to pay the bills given a steep drop in oil revenue that's left the state mired in deficits. There are a plenty of ideas, but there's no clear conse...

 Main News    March 23, 2016

Guilty verdict rendered in November knife assault

A Valdez man will be sentenced this July for a felony knife assault after a jury found him guilty earlier this month. Christopher "Levi" Harnden age 29, came to police attention last November after a woman was reported on dump road with a knife...

 Obituaries    March 23, 2016


Valdez Star cofounder Jean Lynn died in Big Lake March 6. She was 87 years old. Jean was born Nov. 5, 1928 in Ottawa, Ontario in Canada. She was one of three children born to Harry and Elizabeth Bates...

 By NED ROZELL    Main News    March 23, 2016

Ghost ship artifacts emerge in museum years later

Ships with no humans aboard have long ridden the seas, often floating with supernatural stories of being piloted by dead crew members or becoming visible to sailors and then vanishing. Alaska has its...

 Law Enforcement    March 23, 2016

Police and Emergency

(Any charges reported in this press release are merely accusations and the Defendant is presumed innocent until proven guilty.) 03/14 Fraud: A caller reported that an individual claiming to be an employee with Social Security had called their mother...

 Legal Notices    March 23, 2016

Legal and public notices

VALDEZ REGULAR MUNICIPAL ELECTION ABSENTEE VOTING There are four ways which you may cast an absentee ballot for the City of Valdez Regular Municipal Election to be held May 3, 2016. These can be described as follows: 1. Voting by mail Forms are...