The Valdez Star - Serving Prince William Sound and Copper River Basin

 

Articles from the May 30, 2012 edition

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 By Tony Gorman    Events   

Snow and rain greet challenge racers

No pea soup fog or delays held up this year’s Valdez Summit to Sound Challenge. Instead, ninety racers from Valdez and out-of-town were met with good’ ole fashioned Valdez weather -complete with b...

 
 Main News    May 30, 2012

News briefs

CVEA back on hydro The cost of fuel for a kwh of electricity was 24.30 cents on May electricity bills for residential customers of Copper Valley Electric Association. Consumers will pay 15.58 cents after an 8.72 cent fuel credit is applied. On Friday...

 
 By From the Valdez Fish Derbies    Events   

Alaskans top fishers in Valdez Derby - so far

Steven Adams of Valdez is on the top of the Valdez Halibut Derby leaderboard after landing a 136.1 pound halibut last Wednesday aboard the Dan Orion. The first week of the Valdez Halibut Derby ended...

 
 By Ned Rozell    Main News    May 30, 2012

Volcano eruption in 1912 was largest of the 20th Century

On June 6, 1912, if you happened to be sitting on a log outside your cabin near Fairbanks, Juneau or Dawson City, you would have heard an explosion. There was no way to know the boom came from hundreds of miles away, or that it was the starting gun...