The Valdez Star - Serving Prince William Sound and Copper River Basin

Eyewitness to the peregrine falcon's recovery

YUKON RIVER - "She's starting to wail," Chris Florian says, referring to the worrisome shriek of a peregrine falcon across the river. Florian, her biologist husband Skip Ambrose and I are sitting on...

Future of building housing Old Town Valdez's exhibit creates headache

What should the city do with the yellow warehouse near the old city dock? City Council held a work session on Phase 2 of the Kelsey Dock re-development earlier this month – and the old building...

New fire station plans are moving forward after long delay

Valdez voters may hold the future of a new fire station in their hands. City officials gathered Thursday night for a work session to discuss plans – and location – for a new fire station. The move comes two years after a new fire station was...

MV Fairweather put to service to Valdez, Cordova and Whittier

(AP) The crew and passengers of a fast ferry celebrated the vessel's possible last voyage in southeast Alaska over the weekend. The ferry Fairweather traveled from Skagway and Haines to Juneau on...

Summit on the Outdoors held for third year by Valdez Adventure Alliance

The Valdez Adventure Alliance last week successfully hosted its third summit in Valdez Confluence: Summit on the Outdoors. The event, which ran Sept. 12-13 and attracted leadership from as far away...

What's Happening About Town

Play auditions The PWSC Drama Department's Fall production will be an original play for children written by Valdez residents. "If..." tells the tale of a teenage girl in Valdez who has decided to run...

Buccaneer Scoreboard

Scoreboard with photos Sept 19 2018 Cross Country Running (Coach Mel Koontz): 9/14/18 - Delta Invite Fall is in full swing up country. The Buccaneer’s Cross-Country team went to Delta on Friday morning for a race that same afternoon. The team...

Obituary: Larry Michaud

Larry Michaud passed away, at age 63, on September 4, 2018 at his home, surrounded by his wife and children. For the past two years Larry fought bravely with an aggressive form of brain cancer, to...

Police and emergency

(Any charges reported in this press release are merely accusations and the Defendant is presumed innocent until proven guilty.) 9/10/18 Found Property – A cell phone with a credit card was turned into the VPD. Please contact the VPD to claim....

Just what is the difference between civil and criminal?

Civil and criminal are two legal terms that oftentimes get used incorrectly. Knowing the difference and how each can provide justice is important. The famous football player OJ Simpson, who was found not guilty of murder in a criminal court in...

Legal and public notices

PUBLIC NOTICE The Exxon Valdez Oil Spill Trustee Council’s Public Advisory Committee will meet Wednesday, Sept 26, 2018, 9:30 a.m. on the USGS APU Campus, Dr. Glenn A. Olds Conference Room, 4210 University Drive, Anchorage. Topics for discussion...

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