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Articles from the September 4, 2013 edition

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 By Lee Revis    Main News    September 4, 2013

John Kelsey remembered as true friend

Much has been written about John Thomas Kelsey, who passed away last week at the age of 93. His obituary in today’s newspaper lists many years of accomplishments, including success in business,...

 Main News    September 4, 2013

Obituary: John Thomas Kelsey July 24, 1920 – August 27, 2013

It is with deepest sadness that the family announces the tremendous loss of John Thomas Kelsey. He passed away on August 27 in Anchorage at 93 years of age. John was a fourth generation Alaskan. He was born in Valdez on July 24, 1920, where he spent...

 By Valdez Fish Derbies    Main News    September 4, 2013

Thousands awarded at derby season end

After an exciting week in the Valdez Silver Derby, it was Michael Freerksen of Valdez who took home top honors and the $15,000 first place prize last Sunday with the 16.92 pound silver he caught...

 By Lee Revis    Main News    September 4, 2013

Flood potential high as Lowe River rises

The Lowe River flood plain that is part of the Richardson Highway between Miles 6 and 7 spilled over the roadway Tuesday morning, creating a small lake on the river side of the highway, forcing a...