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Articles from the July 4, 2012 edition

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 By Lee Revis    Main News    July 4, 2012

Dramatic rescue saves trapped teenager on glacier

Rescuers from the Valdez Fire Dept. performed what Dr. John Cullen said was a “a truly heroic rescue this weekend,” after a 16-year old tourist from Connecticut fell into a crevasse near the top...

 
 By Lee Revis    Main News    July 4, 2012

New school bond going to voters

Valdez voters will be asked October 2 whether or not the city should issue a bond to build a new middle school to replace the aging building housing Gilson Jr. High. The board of education and city...

 
 By From the Valdez Fish Derbies    Main News    July 4, 2012

Still waiting for the really big one

Ken Roberson of Nevada had his halibut cut up and was loading it into bags when he found out he could have been in the running for a weekly prize in the Valdez halibut derby. Roberson, who lived in Glennallen for 40 years and just recently moved out...

 
 By Ned Rozell    Main News    July 4, 2012

Lab developed arctic innovations and oddities

“Rectal Temperature of the Working Sled Dog.” “Cleaning and Sterilization of Bunny Boots.” “Comparative Sweat Rates of Eskimos and Caucasians Under Controlled Conditions.” These are some of the studies completed by scientists who worked...