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Articles from the September 28, 2016 edition

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 By ASSOCIATED PRESS    Main News    September 28, 2016

Alaska Natives respond to plan for questions on 2020 census

(AP) Federal officials are considering changes to the 2020 census that would result in Alaska Natives being asked about their tribal affiliation and shareholder status with regional and village corporations. The proposal was met with concern by many...

 By LEE REVIS    Main News    September 28, 2016

Chief Tracy Raynor takes the reigns at Valdez Fire Department

Valdez has a new fire chief. Tracy Raynor, who began his career as a volunteer firefighter in Idaho and moved up the ranks, was set to report for duty last Thursday. Raynor comes to Valdez after what...

 By STAFF AND    Main News    September 28, 2016

News Briefs

CVTC and 4G Copper Valley Telecom has upgraded its cell site located at milepost 21 Richardson Highway to 4G LTE the company said in a press release last week. The cooperatives says the site brings...

 By NED ROZELL    Main News    September 28, 2016

Earth's expanding crust swallowed beneath Aleutians

Sometimes, a great idea arrives ahead of its time. A person squints at a raw landscape, thinks about it in his bunk on a heaving ship, dreams of it. He scribbles a diagram. He remains quiet years...

 Legal Notices    September 28, 2016

Legal and public notices

PUBLIC NOTICE PARKS AND RECREATION COMMISSION VACANCY THREE (3) VACANCIES TO SERVE THREE YEAR TERMS The City of Valdez is seeking applications from members of the community who are interested in Parks and Recreation needs for our City. Three vacancie...

 By VPD    Law Enforcement    September 28, 2016

Police and emergency

(Any charges reported in this press release are merely accusations and the Defendant is presumed innocent until proven guilty.) 09/19 Bear Incident: A bear sow with cubs was reported on private property on Homestead Road. They had moved on and left...