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Articles from the June 6, 2012 edition

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 By Lee Revis    Main News    June 6, 2012

Hidden camera policy mulled by school board

The board of education directed Jacob Jensen, superidendent of Valdez City Schools, to present a new board policy to address surveleance cameras inside the district office and its three schools. The...

 
 By Lee Revis    Events   

New and familiar faces running for office

While many Alaskans are busy casting fishing poles, a number of people around the state are looking at polls of a different nature and are preparing for the upcoming elections, where voters will cast ballots to elect leaders to local and state positi...

 
 By From Valdez Fish Derbies    Main News    June 6, 2012

Derby fishing heating up in second week

Early season halibut fishing will get a boost mid June as anglers converge on Valdez in hopes of being the angler to catch the largest halibut June 15 through 24. Those are the dates for the much-anticipated Halibut Hullabaloo. Organizers of the...

 
 Main News    June 6, 2012

News briefs

City withdraws population appeal The City of Valdez has withdrawn its appeal protesting the state’s estimated population of Valdez according to John Hozey, city manager. “They’re playing hardball with us,” Hozey told the Valdez City Council...

 
 By Ned Rozell    Main News    June 6, 2012

A quarter century of change

Not too long ago, I passed a milestone that doesn’t really mean much, but is a nice round number. Twenty-five years ago, I drove a Ford Courier pickup from upstate New York to Fairbanks, Alaska. I...