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

Articles from the June 27, 2018 edition

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 By LEE REVIS    Main News    June 27, 2018

Exploding gas can on go-cart blamed for burn injuries on two riders

A Sunday ride in a go-cart turned sinister when two young people were critically injured after a gasoline can exploded on a go-cart they were riding. Relatives say Valdez man Nathan Long, age 19, and...

 By Tony Gorman    Main News    June 27, 2018

Gov. Walker and first lady Donna busy last week during visit to Valdez

The governor is not taking anything for granted as he wraps up his first term in office and runs for reelection. First lady Donna Walker and Bill – as he is known around his hometown - drove to Valdez last Friday after weather forced the...


News briefs

Food bank The Valdez Food Bank has changed the day it distributes free food. The food bank will be open from 10 a.m. until noon to distribute groceries on Saturdays only according to board member...

 By MARK THIESSEN    Events   

New harbor is home to memorial for Air National Guard crash victims

A month after the second most powerful earthquake ever was recorded, the Alaska port community of Valdez remained in ruins. A hulking Alaska National Guard cargo plane's mission April 25, 1964, was...

 By NED ROZELL    Main News    June 27, 2018

Boreal owls perform by daylight in Far North despite their nocturnal nature

Just beneath the owl box, hung 20 feet up the stem of a balsam poplar, the backyard barbeque continued late into the evening. Despite the thwap of badminton birdies and the chirp of human voices, the...


Legal notices

Annual Drinking Water Quality Reports The Water Department’s Annual Drinking Water Quality Report is now available. The report outlines the characteristics of our drinking water from each of our three City maintained water systems for the 2017...


Police and emergency

(Any charges reported in this press release are merely accusations and the Defendant is presumed innocent until proven guilty.) 06/18 Traffic Complaint – A caller reported a motor home driving on the park strip. They suggested getting signs posted...


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