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Articles from the March 26, 2014 edition

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 By Lee Revis    Main News    March 26, 2014

A look back at day of 1964 earthquake

It was Good Friday, 1964. Folks went about their daily business in the early evening. Easter was just around the corner and many enjoyed a day off from the usual routine. The SS Chena was offloading...

 
 By Lee Revis    Main News    March 26, 2014

Superintendent contract upheld for now

The board of education voted Monday night to release superintendent from the second half of a two-year contract with the district – if she secures employment outside the district. Dr. Lisa Stroh, who took the helm of Valdez City Schools last...

 
 By Lee Revis    Main News    March 26, 2014

Snowman record attempt fell short

Valdez was short 187 snowmen in Friday's attempt to set a new Guinness World Record for the most snowmen built in one hour. Over 240 people registered with Parks & Rec Friday afternoon to...

 
 By Ned Rozell    Main News    March 26, 2014

Trees awaken from long winter's nap

POKER CREEK - On this south-facing hillside bathed in spring sunshine, trees are swelling like hot dogs. "They're all a little thicker than they were last week," Jessie Young says of the birch, aspen...