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

Articles from the March 16, 2016 edition

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 By LEE REVIS    Main News    March 16, 2016

Knight is lone candidate to run for mayor this May

Valdez woman Ruth Knight is the lone candidate for Valdez mayor when the ballots are printed for May's municipal elections. The deadline to run for city office closed Tuesday night. Council member...

 
 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 LEE REVIS    Main News    March 16, 2016

WESSC makes pitch for city council backing in its bid to return

WESSC - the World Extreme Skiing and Snowboard Championships - needs city support to return as a world-class event. So said organizers Nick Perata and Tony Harrington who appeared before the Valdez City Council in a work session Friday, seeking a cit...

 

Tax proposed on pot grower whether legitimate or illegal

Marijuana growers in Alaska could see operation expenses spike if a tax and bond bill introduced by an Anchorage lawmaker passes. The bill would punitively tax marijuana grown illegally in the state and require a $5,000 cash bond requirement for new...

 

More cuts considered as Legislature makes tough choices

Alaska legislators are considering budget cuts to agencies that may seem small compared to the estimated $3.5 billion deficit the state is facing amid slumping oil prices. But they could mean big changes for some state services and programs. The...

 
 By NED ROZELL    Main News    March 16, 2016

Broken ice causes the worst spring breakup floods

For half the year, Alaska's big rivers provide a somewhat flat surface, allowing travel by snowmachine, dog team, ski, bike, snowshoe and foot. For a few weeks during their spring transition to liquid water, those useful ribbons of ice become a threa...

 

Legal and public notices

Application for Marijuana Establishment License Herbal Outfitters, LLC is applying for a new Retail Marijuana Store License 3 AAC 306.300, doing business as HERBAL OUTFITTERS, LLC located at 165 Fairbanks Drive, Valdez, AK, 99686, UNITED STATES....

 

Police and Emergency

(Any charges reported in this press release are merely accusations and the Defendant is presumed innocent until proven guilty.) 03/07 Family Disturbance: A family member called to report their parents were having an altercation. Officers responded...

 

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