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

Articles from the June 15, 2016 edition

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 By DAN JOLING    Main News    June 15, 2016

Campaign begins to thwart Crowley's exit from tanker escort contract

Two maritime unions with 250 Alaska jobs at stake have begun a campaign to stop the operator of the trans-Alaska pipeline from switching to a nonunion company for escorting oil tankers safely out of Prince William Sound, where the Exxon Valdez...

 By LEE REVIS    Main News    June 15, 2016

Local group will manage state park facilities around Valdez area

A local recreation group will operate five popular state-owned recreational sites in the Valdez area after a round of budget cuts threatened to shutter the popular recreational spots. Levitation 49...

 By RON HOLMSTROM    Events   

Theatre Conference attendees will be ready for Saturday gala

This year's Saturday night gala at the Last Frontier Theatre Conference looks to be a real hoot. Alaska's own TBA Theatre Company will be hosting the event, which will be presented as a 1920s style...

 By NED ROZELL    Main News    June 15, 2016

Foam on the water a sign of life and death

While sitting in the front of a canoe on a twisty Alaska creek, my daughter asked to steer closer to the riverbank. She wanted to grab some suds. There, caught in the elbows of fallen trees, were...


Hullabaloo over halibut gives reel time incentive to fish

The Valdez Fish Derbies weigh-in station is busy with anglers weighing in fish for a chance to take home the Halibut Hullabaloo $1,000 grand prize. Many fish over the 100 pounds mark were brought in last week. As of Tuesday morning, Larry Bazilwich...

 By VPD    Law Enforcement    June 15, 2016

Police and emergency

(Any charges reported in this press release are merely accusations and the Defendant is presumed innocent until proven guilty.) 6/6 Disturbance-Noise: Complainant reports someone is setting off fireworks. Officers contacted the individuals who...


Legal and public notices

REQUEST FOR QUALIFICATIONS FOR PROFESSIONAL SERVICES The City of Valdez has posted a Request for Qualifications for Professional Services for a Comprehensive Community Visioning - Redevelopment Program. The City of Valdez will only accept...


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