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Articles from the May 15, 2014 edition

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 By Lee Revis    Main News    May 15, 2014

Robotic wave gliders gathering data in PWS

If you spot an object in the waters of Prince William Sound that closely resembles a rider-less surfboard, leave it alone. That's the word from engineers from NOAA - the National Aeronautic and...

 
 By Lee Revis    Main News    May 15, 2014

Top spot still open at elementary school

The search for a new principal at Hermon Hutchens Elementary School is back to square one Or almost, according to Dr. Lisa Stroh, the outgoing superintendent of Valdez City Schools. Monday night, the board of education asked Stroh to give a recap of...

 
 By Ned Rozell    Main News    May 15, 2014

Fault finding: earthquakes hidden under muskeg

Just over the hill from Fairbanks is a broad, swampy lowland pocked with lakes and sliced by crooked brown streams. You could hide Anchorage in Minto Flats, home to more moose, beavers and northern...

 
 By MELISSA KOSSLER DUTTON    Main News    May 15, 2014

Handmade duck calls attract a following

When Scott Simmons received a wooden duck call in college, he was instantly intrigued by the possibility of making one. ``I recognized then that those little duck calls were a folk art piece that could be handed down from generation to generation,''...

 
 By Lee Revis    Main News    May 15, 2014

Art amid disaster is theme of museum exhibit

A two-year effort is bearing fruit at the Valdez Museum and Historical Archive. Two weeks ago, the exhibit "Communities, Disaster and Change" opened at the museum's Egan St location, featuring what...

 
 By Lee Revis    Main News    May 15, 2014

Fly In fun for all despite windy day

A breezy start to last weekend's Valdez Fly In did not stop pilots and landlubber spectators from having a great time during the 11th annual event. Hundreds of attendees gathered at Pioneer Field in...

 
 Legal Notices    May 15, 2014

Legal Notices for the week of 5/14/14

City of Valdez Invitation to Bid Date: May 8, 2014 Project: SBH Upland Boardwalk Project Number: 14-310-6062 / Contract Number: 1165 This project includes, but is not necessarily limited to: Remove and replace the support for 178 feet of settling...