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Articles from the October 19, 2016 edition

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 By LEE REVIS    Main News    October 19, 2016

Energy assistance program will continue for the coming year

Valdez residents who have a residential electricity or fuel bill will receive a $550 credit again this winter after the Valdez City Council directed city administration to fund the assistance program. The move came after funding for the program was...

 By LEE REVIS    Main News    October 19, 2016

Icy roads blamed for vehicular accidents on Richardson Highway

Icy roads are being blamed for two separate accidents that occurred Sunday at Milepost 5 on the Richardson Highway. The Valdez Police Department issued a warning in it's weekly press release stating t...

 By VALDEZ STAR STAFF    Main News    October 19, 2016

News Briefs

Free flu shots The annual flu shot clinic is coming towards the end of the month, and will be free again this year according to Allie Ferko, public information officer of Valdez. The clinic will be...

 By RACHEL D ORO    Main News    October 19, 2016

Accidental shootings kill and injure children in Alaska

ANCHORAGE: A state trooper's young son died after he inadvertently shot himself with a gun he found in the house. A boy in a remote village died after he was shot by a gun mistaken for a toy. Another boy suffered a leg injury when his mother's gun...

 By NED ROZELL    Main News    October 19, 2016

Life on barrier islands, north and south of the USA

GALVESTON, TEXAS - Here on this alligator-shaped mound of sand, the temperature of 88 is the warmest recorded this late in the season since weather observers started writing them down in 1871....

 Legal Notices    October 19, 2016

Legal and public notices

PUBLIC NOTICE PERMANENT FUND INVESTMENT COMMITTEE ONE (1) VACANCY TO SERVE A THREE (3) YEAR TERM The City of Valdez is accepting applications from citizens who are interested in serving as a member of the City Permanent Fund Investment Committee....

 Law Enforcement    October 19, 2016

Police and emergency

(Any charges reported in this press release are merely accusations and the Defendant is presumed innocent until proven guilty.) 10/10 Fraud: Complainant reported a fraud call involving prize winnings. Complainant was advised not to give out any...