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Articles from the July 29, 2015 edition

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 By Lee Revis    Main News    July 29, 2015

Gov. Walker to attend Gold Rush parade Sunday

Alaska Gov. Bill Walker and Rep. Jim Colver will host an open house in Valdez this Sunday. Angela Stephl, legislative aid to Colver, said the two elected officials will host the open house at the Valdez Civic Center this Sunday, August 2, from 1-2 p....

 By Lee Revis    Main News    July 29, 2015

Homeschool program in Valdez offers highest allotment

The homeschool program in Valdez pays the highest allotment to pay for education students at home – despite what you may read in the newspaper. The board of education for Valdez City Schools got a good laugh Monday night at its regular meeting...

 By Lee Revis    Main News    July 29, 2015

Exotic pet habitat expansion underway at animal shelter

Did you know parrots and turtles can live to be over sixty years old? So can koi and goldfish. Oh, and those cute little creatures can grow to be over three feet long. Iguanas can grow to over six...

 By Lee Revos    Main News    July 29, 2015

News Briefs

Coast Guard responds to distressed boat A boatcrew from Coast Guard Station Valdez responded to a 30-foot fishing vessel taking on water near Valdez, Monday according to a press release issued by the...

 By Ned Rozell    Main News    July 29, 2015

Red-backed voles climb into scientific literature

A few years ago, Link Olson wanted students in his mammalogy class to see one of the neatest little creatures in Alaska, the northern flying squirrel. He baited a few live traps with peanut butter rolled in oats and placed them in spruce trees. When...


Legal Notices

NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING The Valdez Planning and Zoning Commission will hold a public hearing on Wednesday, August 12, 2015 at 7:00 PM in the City Council Chambers. The purpose of the hearing is to take public testimony on a request from Robert and...


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