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Articles from the August 6, 2014 edition

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 By Lee Revis    Main News    August 6, 2014

Pool of candidates for local office slim

People in Valdez have shown little interest in running for elected offices in the October municipal elections. “Right now we have only one petition that has been picked up and returned,” Sheri Pierce, the city clerk, said to the Valdez City...

 

Kick-off celebration held for new hydro project

Copper Valley Electric Association held a kick-off celebration for its future hydroelectric project a week ago Tuesday, despite the fact its contractors have been working on it for the last several...

 
 By Lee Revis    Main News    August 6, 2014

Home schooled students can get district support

Parents of home schooled students in Valdez will be given new local options for delivering education to their children this school year. Jim Nygaard, superintendent of Valdez City Schools, is holding a second of a series of meetings with these...

 
 By Lee Revis    Main News    August 6, 2014

From the Editor's Desk:

The statewide primary elections are two weeks away and Valdez voters will be asked to elect a House Representative in the newly formed District 9. Republicans have a choice of three candidates to...

 

Women say Fish On!

Put down your purse and pick up your pixies, it’s time for the Women’s Silver Salmon Derby! The theme of this year’s Women’s Derby is “Fairy Tales” and there will be a costume contest Friday. Early registration or pre-registration is at...

 
 By Ned Rozell    Main News    August 6, 2014

Late summer arrives in the boreal forest

It's early August, 118 miles from the Arctic Circle. Time for a walk to work. The last time I wrote about hiking through the North Campus of the University of Alaska Fairbanks, summer was a puppy...

 

Legals 8/6/2014

OFFICIAL NOTICE OF REGULAR MUNICIPAL AND SCHOOL BOARD ELECTION OF THE CITY OF VALDEZ OCTOBER 7, 2014 Notice is hereby given that pursuant to applicable law and ordinances (or Code of Laws of the City of Valdez) a general election will be held on...

 

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