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 By LEE REVIS    Events    

Military Appreciation festivities set for this weekend in Valdez

While many people across the country will be having picnics and enjoying a good time this coming Memorial Day Weekend, people in Valdez will be taking a more hands-on approach by celebrating one of the town's signature events - Military Appreciation...

 
 By MAE ANDERSON    Events   

Amazon to expand its store-brand product offerings online

Amazon is planning to expand the store-brand products it sells to new categories including food and household products, according to a report by The Wall Street Journal. Amazon is wildly popular with...

 
 By LEE REVIS    Events   

Career fair at high school attracts Alaska's first lady as guest

First lady Donna Walker spent time with both the young and old on her recent visit to Valdez. "The initial request was to participate in the career day at Valdez High School," she said in a brief...

 
 By LEE REVIS    Events   

Best year ever for CVT financials membership learns

Copper Valley Telecom had its best financial year ever. That was the biggest news coming out of the cooperative's annual membership meeting in Valdez last week, which also featured news of emerging technologies and ever faster internet speeds that...

 
 By LEE REVIS    Events   

Snow Town Ice Classic pays out over $1,500 this year

One good guesser in Valdez is over $1,500 richer. That is the news from the city's Parks and Recreation Dept. which saw its tripod on Ruth Pond fall due to thinning ice Saturday, marking the end of...

 
 By LEE REVIS    Events   

Snow Town Ice Classic pays out over $1,500 this year

One good guesser in Valdez is over $1,500 richer. That is the news from the city's Parks and Recreation Dept. which saw its tripod on Ruth Pond fall due to thinning ice Saturday, marking the end of its 2016 Snowtown Ice Classic. "The actual time the...

 
 By LEE REVIS    Events   

Terror drill scaled back last week after Virginia trooper shooting

Last week's terror drill was scaled back after a Virginia trooper was shot during a similar exercise at a bus station. Thursday, Mike Sutton, Exercise Director from the State of Alaska Division of...

 
 By LEE REVIS    Events   

Mock attack on middle school planned for this Saturday

Gilson Middle School will be the scene of a mock school-shooting drill this Saturday - and Valdez officials are asking people in Valdez to avoid the area. The drill will bring feature victims who appear to be injured, and include a lot of noises...

 
 By STAFF    Events   

Fat bike events are coming your way this weekend

The town's first fat bike competition is set to be held this week, and organizers say it will be a blast. "Chugach Fat Bike Bash featuring a little something for everyone from fun-loving fatties to...

 
 By LEE REVIS    Events   

Mott named MVP after leading Lady Bucs in Region III tourney

The Lady Buccaneers are heading to the state championships this week after beating the competition in last week's Region III tourney. Makenzi Mott was named MVP of the 3A tournament, with teammates Madison Fleming and Katy Merioles making the...

 
 By PETE TOYE    Events   

Bucs score during Regions tourney on home turf

Mother nature smiled fondly on Valdez this past weekend as both the weather and snow conditions were perfect for great Region III Championship skiing. Several Valdez skiers posted outstanding performances in the field of ten schools and almost 200...

 
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Meth bust Valdez police arrested a 49-year old woman for receiving drugs in the US mail. Police said Rhonda M. McConkie was charged with "Misconduct Involving a Controlled Substance in the Fourth...

 
 By LEE REVIS    Events   

Lady Bucs sweep Elks Tournament in three-day run

The Lady Buccaneers are rolling their way to the top of the Aurora Conference after the team's sweep of the Elks Tournament. The Valdez girls bested Seward during the team's first game Thursday, outsc...

 
 By LEE REVIS    Events   

Bucs take second place in three-day Elks Tournament

Hot off its three-game victory of the Seward tournament, the Buccaneers took second place in the Elks Tournament. Valdez bashed its way to the top during the excitement of three days of home games,...

 
 By DEBRA MCGHAN    Events   

Snow and mountain safety for snowmachiners targeted by group

With today's snowmobiles getting lighter, faster and able to reach speeds exceeding 100 mph, riders are venturing further into the backcountry and higher up on the slopes. Thompson Pass provides the...

 
 By LEE REVIS    Events   

Thanksgiving and holiday events begin this week

The holidays will be a community event for many in Valdez this year. While families and friends gather around the table to eat traditional turkey meals - often capped with football - others have been...

 
 By LEE REVIS    Events   

Mass flu shot event is this Thursday at HHES

People in Valdez are encouraged to come get a free flu shot at Hermon Hutchens Elementary School Thursday night. The vaccine is free and everyone is eligible according to the city's public information office. Flu season is beginning and the Alaska...

 
 By LEE REVIS    Events   

City manager candidates to meet and greet Valdez

Four candidates hoping to be the next city manager will visit Valdez Thursday - and you are invited to come meet the applicants face to face. "A community reception to meet the candidates will be held...

 
 By Lee Revis    Events   

Free flu shots offered this coming Tuesday

A city-wide flu shot clinic is set for Tuesday evening, Nov. 6 according to health officials. The shots are free according to flyers advertising the event. Donations will be accepted to defray costs and children must be accompanied by a parent or gua...

 
 By Lee Revis    Events   

Halloween Carnival is definitely going to happen

The annual Halloween Carnival at Hermon Hutchens Elementary School gym is happening this year. Same place, same time. This is the official word from Todd Wegner, Ashley Nye-Vollmer and Jacob Jensen....

 
 By Lee Revis    Events   

Schantz, Miner and Moulton win city council seats

Newcomers Donna Schantz, Jeremy Miner and Christopher Moulton were each elected to serve two-year terms on the Valdez City Council after absentee and questioned ballots were counted Wednesday morning...

 
 By Lee Revis    Events   

Progress: Asia wants Alaska’s LNG

Energy companies from Korea and Indonesia want to buy liquefied natural gas from Alaska. In fact, the companies have said so in writing and have submitted several non-binding letters of interest to Alaska Gasline Port Authority, who quietly sought...

 
 By Lee Revis    Events   

Alaska LNG Summit woos buyers, producers

City officials in Valdez felt the town hit a homerun last week after its Alaska LNG summit attracted potential buyers from Japan, Indonesia, Hawaii and industry leaders and insiders from Washington...

 
 By From the Valdez Fish Derbies    Events   

Valdez winner gets Seekins 4x4 truck

North Pole angler Calvin Carr reeled in a cool $15,000 Sunday night after catching a 264 pound halibut a mere week before the season end of the Valdez Halibut Derby. . Carr caught his prizewinning...

 
 By Lee Revis    Events   

Large field of candidates ready for questions

All candidates in the upcoming October elections for Valdez City Council, Board of Education and mayor have accepted invitations to a Meet the Candidates forum to meet the voting public Friday, September 28, just days before the October 2,...

 

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