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

Articles from the July 12, 2017 edition

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 By Lee Revis    Main News    July 12, 2017

Loader theft + loaded weapon = loads of legal troubles for one woman

Imagine driving home late on the Fourth of July and seeing your front loader being operated by a strange woman as you both head up the highway. That is what happened to Rick Wade last week. Valdez police say Wade called law enforcement after...

 
 By Lee Revis    Main News    July 12, 2017

$1 million price for land okayed by council but still not a done deal

A new fire station moved an inch closer to reality last week when the Valdez City Council gave a reluctant thumbs up to proceed with a $1 million land purchase - but it is still far from a done deal. Council members voted 4-2 in favor of directing...

 

Derby season brings bounty of seafood to the dinner table this year

Huge hauls of halibut, lingcod, rockfish and even silver salmon are being laid out on the docks at the Valdez harbor. Fair weather this past week allowed anglers to get to the fishing grounds past Hinchinbrook Island and the fish seemed to be...

 

News briefs

To the rescue Rescue services are in high demand in the Valdez area this season. Experts say inexperience and unpreparedness contribute to the high number of people who venture into the backcountry...

 
 By Ned rozell    Main News    July 12, 2017

Mosquitos and biting bugs keep human populations sparse

JIM RIVER - On this cobble bar north of the Arctic Circle, it is a fine day. The sky is a sheet of blue, a breeze wraps us with clean air, a sandpiper mom shrieks over her hatchlings. They are...

 

Police and fire reports

(Any charges reported in this press release are merely accusations and the Defendant is presumed innocent until proven guilty.) 07/03 Domestic Non-arrest: A caller reported that someone was yelling at her and refusing to leave. An Officer responded...

 

Public and legal notices

Ahtna Land and Resource Department Public Notice Under Alaska Statues 11.46.320 (a) the Ahtna Inc. Land & Resource Department is providing notice that one (1) trespass building(s)/cabin(s) and improvements on the Ahtell Creek and Porcupine Creek...

 

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