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Articles from the August 3, 2016 edition

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 By LEE REVIS    Main News    August 3, 2016

Motorcyclist reported missing found dead in crash

A man on a motorcycle who was reported missing in route to Valdez was found dead by searchers Sunday. Christian Cumbie, age 39, was reported missing by family after failing to arrive in Valdez a week...

 Obituaries    August 3, 2016

Obituary: Christian Cumbie

Christian Adam Cumbie, while visiting Valdez, passed away on Tuesday, July 26 while motorcycling through the Chugach Mountains. A celebration of life will be held on Friday, August 5th, 2016 from 5:30 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. at the Lidia Selkregg Chalet...

 By LEE REVIS    Events   

Parade moved to Galena Street for Gold Rush Days

Everyone loves a parade - and organizers for Gold Rush Days want everyone to know where to see this year's spectacle. The grand parade that marks the end of Gold Rush Days will promenade down Galena...

 Obituaries    August 3, 2016

Obituary: Michael P Fabio

Michael P. (Mike) Fabio, age 36, died unexpectedly at his cabin in Milo, Maine on July 17,2016. He was born in Portland, Maine, on December 9, 1979, the son of Ronald and Linda Fabio. Michael attended...

 By STAFF AND    Main News    August 3, 2016

News briefs

Boat explosion A 62-year old man is recovering in Seattle after suffering major burns in an explosion on a vessel Thursday. The public information office of the City of Valdez says the police and fire...

 By BECKY BOHRER    Main News    August 3, 2016

Party for election night won't be on Alaska's dime

JUNEAU: It's an election night tradition in Alaska: jubilant candidates followed by chanting, sign-waving supporters parade into a cavernous convention hall, shaking hands and taking their turn at the makeshift TV sets dotting what is known as...

 By NED ROZELL    Main News    August 3, 2016

Tight evidence for what killed St. Paul mammoths

Using the tiniest of clues, scientists have determined what probably killed the mammoths of St. Paul Island - thirst. "It looks like climate did them in," said Matthew Wooller, the UAF scientist who in 2013 went to St. Paul as part of a diverse team...

 Legal Notices    August 3, 2016

Legal and public notices

### NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING The Valdez Planning and Zoning Commission will hold a public hearing on Wednesday, August 10th, 2016 at 7:00 PM in the City Council Chambers. The purpose of the hearing is to take public testimony on the request from...

 Law Enforcement    August 3, 2016

Police and emergency

(Any charges reported in this press release are merely accusations and the Defendant is presumed innocent until proven guilty.) 07/25 Noise Disturbance: A caller reported that their neighbor was doing construction or something and it was 1:00am....