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Articles from the July 8, 2015 edition

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 Obituaries    July 8, 2015

Obituary: Jerry L. Mehlberg

After a long, long, long struggle with multiple sclerosis, Jerry Mehlberg, age 61, is free of his battered, diseased mortal body and has turned it in for a halo. He died on June 21, 2015 in Valdez - a place he loved with all of his heart. He leaves...

 
 Legal Notices    July 8, 2015

Legal Notices

City of Valdez Request for Proposals Date: June 25, 2015 PROVIDENCE VALDEZ MEDICAL CENTER TELEPHONE SYSTEM UPGRADE A. Overview The purpose of this document is to solicit proposals from Avaya telephone system suppliers and installers for the...

 
 By Lee Revis    Main News    July 8, 2015

Prince William Sound College still community friendly

Prince William Sound College is dropping community from its name only according to its president, Dan O'Connor. The move comes one year after the board of regents for the University of Alaska...

 
 By Lee Revis    Main News    July 8, 2015

Interim city manager hired by city council

Robert Jean of University Place, Washington will be the interim city manager in Valdez beginning July 20. The Valdez City Council approved a six-month contract with Jean during its regular meeting Monday night. On June 30, the council held a special...

 
 By Valdez Fish Derbies    Main News    July 8, 2015

Ling cod a bonus during Halibut Derby season

The first of July was a wonderful day of fishing for Marlin Gogowich of Stoney Plain, Canada. Gogowich reeled in a trophy-size ling cod weighing 57.4 pounds on the opening day for ling cod in Prince...

 
 By Ned Rozell    Main News    July 8, 2015

Willow rose hosts insect drama within its beauty

From the more-you-look-the-more-you-see file, I present the willow rose. The willow rose is lovely, green, and unexpected, its whirled petals gracing the top of Alaska willows like the most delicate blossom in the cooler of a flower shop. But this...