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Articles from the August 24, 2017 edition

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 By Lee Revis    Main News    August 24, 2017

Second Bill from Valdez to run for second term as governor

He's survived massive budget deficits, an uncooperative legislature and a cancer diagnosis - and now he is poised to face another great challenge - a second run governor. Yes, it's official. Walker...

 By Lee Revis    Main News    August 24, 2017

Budget policy statement for 2018 approved by city council

City officials are gearing up for budget approval season and passed the administration's budget policy statement. "It captured a lot of the things we had in there and a path foreword," for city department heads to craft their budget for next year...


News Briefs

Assault alleged An Arizona man is behind bars in Valdez after he allegedly sexually assaulted a female acquaintance in her sleep. James Paul Lewis of Wellington, Arizona was arrested by Valdez police...


Silver salmon derby wide open during the last two weeks of season

With less than two weeks left in the Valdez Halibut and Silver Salmon Derbies, only time will tell if the leaders will hold on to win the $15,000 first place prize. Frieda Wiley caught a 374.0 pound...


Polar bears of the past survived warmth according to some scientists

An ancient jawbone has led scientists to believe that polar bears survived a period thousands of years ago that was warmer than today. Sandra Talbot of the USGS Alaska Science Center in Anchorage was one of 14 scientists who teamed to write a paper...


Police and fire reports

(Any charges reported in this press release are merely accusations and the Defendant is presumed innocent until proven guilty.) 08/14 Bear Incident - A resident reported a black bear munching on their neighbor’s garbage. Officers responded and...


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