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Articles from the June 12, 2013 edition

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 By Lee Revis    Main News    June 12, 2013

Cargo ship decontaminated after fire

The US Coast Guard has disputed last week’s report from the Valdez Fire Dept. that stated a large amount of oil-contaminated water had overflowed into the waters of Port Valdez when the crew of the...

 
 By Lee Revis    Main News    June 12, 2013

Property tax goes up by 1.7 mills after long debate

The Valdez City Council voted 4-2 last Thursday to raise the property taxes to 20 mills. The move came during a special meeting held Thursday, June 6. Last year, council lowered the rate to 18.3 mills for 2012. Council members Donna Schantz and...

 
 Main News    June 12, 2013

News Briefs

Hospital hires new administrator Barbara Bigelow has been named new administrator of Providence Valdez Medical Center, PVMC. Bigelow will take the reigns over the hospital in Valdez August 5...

 
 By Tony Gorman    Main News    June 12, 2013

Valdez Relay for Life raises $35,000

The tenth installment of the Valdez Relay for Life was colorful. Teams and individuals didn’t just walk the traditional track in the effort to raise money for cancer research under the umbrella of the American Cancer Society; this year, some...