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Articles from the April 9, 2014 edition

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 By Lee Revis    Main News    April 9, 2014

Cuts at high school challenged for next year

The proposed $15,804,694 budget for Valdez City Schools in FY 15 may be balanced but it is off kilter according to critics. A handful of teachers testified during the board of education's second budget hearing Saturday that the proposed structure of...

 
 By Lee Revis    Main News    April 9, 2014

April showers bring May elections in 2015

Municipal elections in Valdez will fall back to spring in 2015. The Valdez City Council unanimously passed an ordinance Monday night that changes the city’s municipal elections to the first Tuesday in May from its current calendar, which is the...

 
 By Tony Gorman    Main News    April 9, 2014

Native Youth Olympics prepares for mini-meet

The Valdez Native Youth Olympics team is up and kicking again. The team has a new look not only with its participants, but with the coaches. Lea Cockerham returns to the team after a year away. He...

 
 Main News    April 9, 2014

News Briefs

Economic doings The Valdez City Council approved the formation of an economic diversification commission during its regular meeting Monday night as part of its long-term efforts to improve the city's...

 
 By Ned Rozell    Main News    April 9, 2014

Summer comes early in the far north

TOOLIK FIELD STATION -- Despite a wind that makes today's minus 14 degrees Fahrenheit feel like minus 39, a worker at this research camp in blue-white hills north of the Brooks Range has proclaimed...