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Articles from the September 7, 2016 edition

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 By LEE REVIS    Main News    September 7, 2016

Pot store readies for opening pending state approval

The first retail marijuana Store in Valdez is poised to receive it state license. The Valdez city council was set to vote on the matter Tuesday during its regularly scheduled meeting. The state...


$15,000 each goes to winners of the silver and halibut derbies

The top three fish in the Valdez Silver Salmon Derby were caught from shore. Jacob Marquardt of Valdez reeled in his first-place 17.52 pound silver on Thursday from the boat harbor. John Neitzeke of G...

 Main News    September 7, 2016

News briefs

Game not feed (AP) Wildlife troopers are reminding people who have been advertising wild game as dog food that the practice is illegal. The Fairbanks Daily News-Miner reports that authorities notice...

 By NED ROZELL    Main News    September 7, 2016

Rabies endures with help of the arctic fox

Rabies is a death sentence for any animal. Experts have wondered how a virus survives when it kills all the creatures it infects. "We don't have a really good answer to that," said UAF's Karsten Hueffer. "It probably has to do with the long...

 Obituaries    September 7, 2016

Obituary: Chuck LaPage

Long time Alaska resident Charles Frederic LaPage, 82, died peacefully in his sleep August 20, in Anchorage. Per Chuck's wishes, his family hosted a gathering at his home in Eagle River in place of a...

 Obituaries    September 7, 2016

Obituary: James David Butcher

Jim was born the second son to Faye and Charles Butcher in Carlsbad, New Mexico. His father worked in the mines in New Mexico and thought the last frontier was the place to be, so in 1949 he moved the family to Alaska. Jim loved living and growing up...

 Legal Notices    September 7, 2016

Legal and public notices

City of Valdez NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING The Valdez Planning and Zoning Commission will hold a public hearing on Wednesday, September 14TH, 2016 at 7 PM in the City Council Chambers. The purpose of...

 Law Enforcement    September 7, 2016

Police and emergency

(Any charges reported in this press release are merely accusations and the Defendant is presumed innocent until proven guilty.) 8/29 Property Damage: A caller reported that during the high winds a trampoline hit her vehicles causing damage. An...