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Articles from the May 22, 2013 edition

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 By Lee Revis    Main News    May 22, 2013

Lockdown plan successful after gun scare

Calm prevailed during a lockdown of all three schools in Valdez a week ago Tuesday after a loaded handgun was found in a student restroom at Gilson Middle School. “It was discovered by a student,” Jacob Jensen, district superintendent, confirmed...

 
 By Valdez Fish Derbies    Main News    May 22, 2013

Halibut derby opens with 97-pound leader

So, the miles and piles of snow lingering in town might not realize the calendar says it’s spring, but anglers in the Valdez Halibut Derby do. Justin Hoppe of Valdez is one such man; he hit Prince...

 
 Main News    May 22, 2013

News Briefs

Japanese natural gas consortium eyes Valdez Valdez Mayor Dave Cobb said representatives from the Japanese natural gas buying consortium REI will be visiting Valdez this coming Tuesday. The visit is...

 
 By Molly Rettig    Main News    May 22, 2013

The Art of Ice Coring: Scientifically and physically challenging

The trick to getting a good ice core is to drill straight down into the sea ice, continually clear the slush gurgling up from the ocean, correctly reassemble the core fragments on the tray, take its...