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Articles from the October 26, 2016 edition

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 By LEE REVIS    Main News    October 26, 2016

Absentee ballots can be cast between now and election day at city hall

Absentee voting began at city hall this week for Alaska House, U.S. president and two Congressional seats. Voters in Valdez can cast a ballot in person during regular business hours, 8:30 am. to 5:00 pm, Monday through Friday. In the race for the...

 By LEE REVIS    Events   

Legal marijuana shop will open for business in Valdez Saturday

The State of Alaska issued its second-ever retail marijuana license in Valdez last week - and the store's manager says it will open for business this Saturday. "We will have flower product in the...

 By DAN JOLING    Main News    October 26, 2016

Big State truck overturns and spills fuel on the Richardson Highway

Responders have collected an estimated 350 gallons of mixed fuel oil and water from a spill that occurred when a fuel trailer overturned Friday into an old channel of a river bed along the Richardson Highway, according to the state Department of...

 Main News    October 26, 2016

News briefs

Arch is placed The arch greeting motorists as they head into town from the Richardson Highway was installed Friday. The arch spans the Richardson Highway and is backlit with the words "Valdez,...

 By NED ROZELL    Main News    October 26, 2016

Engineering adaptations to high water in vulnerable communities

After Hurricane Ike in 2008 shoved six feet of water into downtown Galveston, Texas, people there had the attention of all America. But two days later, lawyers for Lehman Brothers filed the largest ba...

 Legal Notices    October 26, 2016

Legal and public notices

DKW Farms LLC is applying under 3 AAC 306.400(a)(1) for a new Standard Marijuana Cultivation Facility license, license #11234, doing business as DKW FARMS LLC, located at 4271 Richardson Hwy, Valdez, AK, 99686, UNITED STATES. Interested persons...

 By VPD    Law Enforcement    October 26, 2016

Police and emergency

(Any charges reported in this press release are merely accusations and the Defendant is presumed innocent until proven guilty.) 10/17 Domestic Disturbance: An individual reported that she was having an argument with her boyfriend and needed...