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Articles from the October 12, 2016 edition

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 By LEE REVIS    Events   

Hydro power from CVEA expands in Valdez and Copper Basin

Copper Valley Electric Association says its members are due a congratulatory note : you now own a new hydroelectric plant. The move came last Wednesday when the board president Paul Kildal flipped a c...

 By LEE REVIS    Law Enforcement    October 12, 2016

Clown craze comes to Valdez as concerned citizens call police

The creepy clown craze sweeping the country came to Valdez last week. Last Friday, a concerned citizen called Valdez police dispatch to report "some teens were at Safeway when they were approached by...

 By LEE REVIS    Main News    October 12, 2016

School count underway in Valdez and so far so good officials say

Valdez City Schools is in the middle of its yearly official head count - and so far the news is good according to district superintendent Jim Nygaard. "Over all we've been doing remarkably well," Nygaard said Monday. Each year, school districts...

 By VALDEZ STAR STAFF    Main News    October 12, 2016

News Briefs

HAARP gives The HAARP project, now run by the University of Alaska Fairbanks' High Frequency Active Auroral Research Program, donated 30 fire extinguishers to the Gakona Volunteer Fire Department in August. When staff at the Geophysical Institute...

 By NED ROZELL    Main News    October 12, 2016

Pondering the infinite in Yukon Flats and ocean of sky

YUKON FLATS - Out here, in a smooth plain stretching over Alaska's wrinkled face, water and tree and mud dissolve to fuzz at each horizon. No hills or bumps. An ocean of sky. An observer once said...

 By ASSOCIATED PRESS    Main News    October 12, 2016

DOT closes maintenance stations until next summer to cut costs

(AP) The Alaska Department of Transportation has closed four road maintenance stations and discontinued maintenance at a rural airport as part of a series of cuts brought on by a drastic reduction in the department's budget. This year, the Thompson...

 Legal Notices    October 12, 2016

Legal and public notices

PUBLIC NOTICE For immediate release: 10/07/2016 10:00 a.m. The Department of Homeland Security’s Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) has presented the City of Valdez with Preliminary copies of the updated Flood Insurance Rate Map (FIRM) and...

 Law Enforcement    October 12, 2016

Police and emergency

(Any charges reported in this press release are merely accusations and the Defendant is presumed innocent until proven guilty.) 10/3 Motor Vehicle Accident with Damage: A white sedan was reported in the ditch on the inbound side of the road. An Offic...