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Articles from the October 17, 2012 edition

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 By Lee Revis    Main News    October 17, 2012

Aid for storm damages coming from state

While Valdez may have been spared many of the problems that resulted from the multiple rainstorms that brought high winds and flooding to much of southcentral Alaska, not all property owners got off...

 By Lee Revis    Main News    October 17, 2012

Bonding process begins for new school

The City of Valdez is moving full steam ahead in its planning for the construction of a new middle school after voters approved a $39 million bond measure earlier this month. John Hozey, city...

 By Lee Revis    Main News    October 17, 2012

Fresh face joins medical community

When Valdez Chiropractic moved from its old location to a new office on Meals Ave, it also brought Constance Jerz, its new chiropractor. Jerz comes to Valdez by way of Wasilla, where she practiced her trade for the past three years. “Part of my...

 By Ned Rozell    Main News    October 17, 2012

Summer breeding season short for seabirds on remote cliffs

HALL ISLAND — On this windy, misty August day, there are perhaps one million birds clinging to the cliffs that buttress this Bering Sea island. These seabirds, crazy-eyed and with bodies both sleek and clumsy, need solid ground for just a few...