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Articles from the October 23, 2013 edition

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 By Lee Revis    Main News    October 23, 2013

Energy credit program readies for applicants

The snow is barely creeping down the mountains in Valdez, but residents that pay either fuel or electric bills should keep an open eye towards the a late Christmas present from the Valdez City Council, as the registration date for the city sponsored...

 
 By Lee Revis    Main News    October 23, 2013

Setbacks won't stop flu shot drill

A city-wide flu shot drill is set for Tuesday evening, Nov. 5 according to health officials. The annual event, where health officials from both public and private sector come together to inoculate as many people in Valdez at one time as possible,...

 
 Main News    October 23, 2013

News Briefs

No oil tax repeal ex gov says (AP) Former Gov. Bill Sheffield says repealing changes to Alaska's oil tax structure would be a mistake. Sheffield spoke Sunday at the Sitka Historical Society. The...

 
 By Molly Rettig    Main News    October 23, 2013

Measuring glacier wastage in Alaska

Every summer, Alaska’s glaciers melt and send vast quantities of water gushing through silty gray rivers, past towns and villages and finally into the sea. Some glaciers calve directly into the...