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Articles from the November 2, 2016 edition

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 By LEE REVIS    Main News    November 2, 2016

First legal pot sale in Alaska took place in Valdez Saturday

Michael Holcombe of Valdez made history Saturday as Alaska's first legal buyer of marijuana. Herbal Outfitters - Alaska's second store to receive a business license to legally sell pot, - was the...

 By VALDEZ STAR STAFF    Main News    November 2, 2016

News briefs

Big crash A compact car crashed directly into an apartment building on W. Klutina Monday afternoon. The driver of the vehicle and at least one passenger were transported to Providence Valdez Medical...

 By LEE REVIS    Events   

Tuesday elections will open at 7 a.m. at Valdez voting precincts

Following the national trend, Valdez voters are heading to the polls early this year. Voters can cast absentee ballots at city hall during regular business hours - from 8:30 am. to 5:00 p.m. - on weekdays. The polls open for elections Tuesday, Nov....

 Main News    November 2, 2016

Alaskans less generous with this year's free money

(AP) The Alaska Community Foundation says fewer people have decided to give up portions of their annual oil wealth check to support nonprofit organizations this year. The foundation's Pick.Click.Give. program allows Alaskans to donate some of the mon...

 By NED ROZELL    Main News    November 2, 2016

Birds employ numerous winter survival strategies

Biologist Susan Sharbaugh, formerly of the Alaska Bird Observatory, once spoke about the strategies birds employ to survive in our season of darkness and cold. She talked about the flighty birds that...

 Legal Notices    November 2, 2016

Legal and public notices

NOTICE OF UTILITY TARIFF FILING Copper Valley Long Distance, Inc. (CVLD) hereby gives notice that on October 26, 2016 it filed TA-39-555 with the Regulatory Commission of Alaska (the Commission). With the filing, CVLD reduces its long distance Basic...

 Law Enforcement    November 2, 2016

Police and emergency

(Any charges reported in this press release are merely accusations and the Defendant is presumed innocent until proven guilty.) 10/24 Public Appearance: Valdez Police Department conducted a mock DUI at the Gilson Middle School. 3 students were “arr...