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

Articles from the June 8, 2016 edition

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 By LEE REVIS    Main News    June 8, 2016

Woman dies after raft overturns in Keystone Canyon tragedy

A bluebird day of rafting turned to tragedy Saturday evening after a raft carrying six people overturned on the Lowe River in Keystone Canyon. Theresa Williams of Fairbanks, age 48, died despite the...


The one to beat in halibut derby weighed 253 pounds

David Jamison of Fairbanks is a speech pathologist who said he was anything but speechless when he started reeling in a 253 pound halibut. That fish, which he caught last week, catapulted him to the...

 By LEE REVIS    Main News    June 8, 2016

Questions linger for park residents as red tape slows progress

There are still more questions than answers surrounding the long-term fate of the dozens of mobile homes - and the dwellers - of Aleutian Village Trailer Park. City administrators held a special work session with the Valdez City Council last week to...


News briefs

Bear Aware The bears are out and about in Valdez and residents and visitors alike will benefit by following bear safety precautions whether out in nature or in the middle of town. A family of brown...

 By NED ROZELL    Main News    June 8, 2016

Much of the Arctic is lower than it was before

When botanist Janet Jorgenson first visited a patch of tundra east of Kaktovik in 1988, it was flat, dry and thick with 29 species of lichens and mosses. Now, Tapkaurak is wet, gullied and fragrant...


Police and emergency

(Any charges reported in this press release are merely accusations and the Defendant is presumed innocent until proven guilty.) 5/30 Traffic Complaint: Officers spoke with the driver of a vehicle regarding texting or looking at screen devices while...


Legal and public notices

TRANSFER WITH SECRUITY AGREEMENT Ok Hee Cho, d/b/a Mike’s Palace located at 201 N. Harbor Dr. Valdez, AK 99686 is applying for transfer of a beer/wine (restaurant license) AS 04.11.100 liquor license to Harrera LLC. The transferor/lessor retains a...


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