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Articles from the May 16, 2012 edition

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 By Lee Revis    Main News    May 16, 2012

Four-day school week rejected by board

The board of education for Valdez City Schools voted down a pilot program proposal to send students to classes for only four days a week for the 2013/14 school year. The vote was held Monday night during the board’s regularly scheduled meeting. ...

 By Lee Revis    Main News    May 16, 2012

Hidden cameras subject of meeting

A long awaited meeting between school administration, the board of education and the public to air out details of the cameras found hidden in Valdez High School and Gilson Junior High will be held Mon...


News briefs

Power line relocation commentary period closing The Dept. of Natural Resources (DNR) has extended its public commentary period regarding the easement application filed by Copper Valley Electric...

 By Lee Revis    Main News    May 16, 2012

Snow loads addressed in joint work session

Valdez is nearing the end of its snow season, but memories of snow loads so large it required shuttering schools and some city buildings is lingering in the minds of elected officials. “It wasn’t a perfect response initially,” Valdez Mayor...

 By Lee Revis    Main News    May 16, 2012

Population numbers under fire by state

How many people actually live in Valdez? How many people work here more than half the year but claim they live somewhere else? Should the city be allowed to count long-term but temporary workers as residents? These questions and more are up on the...

 By Lee Revis    Main News    May 16, 2012

Stephens resigns from RCAC board

After 22 years of service, Stan Stephens resigned from the board of the Prince William Sound Regional Citizen’s Advisory Council. Stephens represented the City of Valdez on the board. The announcement came at the group’s annual meeting in Valdez...


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