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Articles from the May 15, 2013 edition

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 By Lee Revis    Main News    May 15, 2013

Loaded hand gun found at Gilson Middle School

Valdez police will be spending a night searching all three Valdez schools tonight after a loaded hand gun was found in a student bathroom at Gilson Middle School earlier this afternoon. As a...

 
 Main News    May 15, 2013

News Briefs

High School lunch cut to half hour Students at Valdez High School will have to make due with a shorter lunch period when they return to classes next school year after the board of education approved...

 
 By Lee Revis    Main News    May 15, 2013

Loaded hand gun found at GMS, student referred to juvenile intake

Late last night, Valdez police reported that a student who brought a loaded firearm to Gilson Middle School Tuesday has been identified and interviewed. All three schools in Valdez were put on a lockdown status around 2 p.m. Tuesday afternoon after...

 
 By Lee Revis    Main News    May 15, 2013

Clock ticking before Gilson Middle School closes forever

After years – some say decades – of planning, delays, and two municipal votes, the project that will result in a new middle school in Valdez has taken on a sense of urgency, as school officials begin scrambling to prepare to hand the keys of the...

 
 Main News    May 15, 2013

Bill Egan finally gets military discharge

(AP) Sixty-six years after Bill Egan retired from military service, his family finally received his discharge papers. Egan, who hailed from Valdez and later became Alaska’s first governor after stat...