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Articles from the July 31, 2013 edition

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 By Lee Revis    Main News    July 31, 2013

Swan song: cygnets reported dead at 6 mile pond

The two cygnets being raised by the pair of swans that nest in the pond near Mile 6 on the Richardson Highway have died according to witnesses. The swan family had been seen on the side of the...

 
 By Valdez Fish Derbies    Main News    July 31, 2013

Big fish equal big reward in Big Prize Friday

The silver salmon have returned to Port Valdez and so has Big Prize Friday. A total of 23 anglers weighed in a silver last Friday, hoping to win the $500 cash prize and another $508 in rewards for...

 
 Main News    July 31, 2013

News Briefs

Few return nomination petitions for city offices Two weeks into the 30-day nomination period to run for elected office in Valdez, only one candidate had returned a completed petition to the clerk’s office it was reported Monday. David Lyle...

 
 By Ned Rozell    Main News    July 31, 2013

An unexpected aurora detector in Petersburg

On cold winter nights long ago, Harvey Gilliland of Petersburg sometimes woke to the buzz of an alarm mounted on the wall of his kitchen. He kicked off the blanket, got dressed, pulled on his rubber...