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Articles from the December 7, 2016 edition

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 By LEE REVIS    Main News    December 7, 2016

Mountain recreation development report sheds light on projects

A long anticipated report that compares the merits and drawbacks to three competing projects to develop mountain recreation in Valdez has been published. The report, commissioned by the council in...

 By BOB SALSBERG    Main News    December 7, 2016

Pot use not always okay with employers even though it's legal

Changing marijuana laws aren't necessarily making weed more welcome in the workplace. For now, many employers appear to be sticking with their drug testing and personal conduct policies, even in states like Alaska where recreational marijuana use is...

 By VALDEZ STAR STAFF    Main News    December 7, 2016

News briefs

Head on crash Keystone Canyon was shut down to road traffic last week after a head-on collision occurred during a blizzard. The one-hour shutdown occurred Thursday afternoon after police say an SUV...

 By NED ROZELL    Main News    December 7, 2016

To Alaska and then some for Yukon lynx tracked by researchers

A lynx that roamed more than 200 miles from Kluane Lake in the Yukon Territory to near Chitina is still being tracked across the Alaska landscape, thanks to a curious couple living off the Edgerton Hi...

 Legal Notices    December 7, 2016

Legal and public notices

NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING The Valdez Planning and Zoning Commission Will hold a public hearing on Wednesday, December 14th, 2016 at 7 PM in the City Council Chambers. The purpose of the hearing is to take public testimony on the request from The City...

 Law Enforcement    December 7, 2016

Police and emergency

(Any charges reported in this press release are merely accusations and the Defendant is presumed innocent until proven guilty.) 11/28 Impeding Snow Removal: Numerous vehicles were impeding snow removal and issued warnings. Please remember to move...