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Articles from the August 28, 2018 edition

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Bottoms up: bars must stop all booze consumption by 2 a.m. cutoff time

The days of barhopping all night are over in Valdez. With a vote of 5-1 last Wednesday, the Valdez City Council rolled back the hours booze can be served on licensed premises from 5 a.m. to 2 a.m. If...

 

Funny bunny float brought humor to a very hare-y Valdez dilemma

A long time ago in a little town by the sea, someone let loose with some domestic bunnies. Since then, the bunnies have gone feral and have bred like – well – rabbits, and the swelling...

 

Watchdog group takes aim at Alaska's stance on campaign signs on roads

ANCHORAGE: The American Civil Liberties Union of Alaska has filed a lawsuit in response to a recent crackdown of campaign signs. An independent expenditure group supporting Republican gubernatorial candidate Mike Dunleavy and Alaska resident Eric...

 
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Eight-year old holds on to first place in the final days of Silver Salmon Derby

A Valdez youngster is holding on to first place in the Valdez Silver Salmon Derby, while a California woman – and her 285.8-pound catch - is the one to beat in the remaining days of the halibut...

 

Tapir's jaw an "incredibly rare" find

Thanks to her six-year-old grandson, Janet Klein of Homer recently hosted a few interesting house guests. Five experts on ancient creatures slept in Klein's Homer house last month as they searched loc...

 

Obituary: David Gwaltney

David Melvin Gwaltney passed away peacefully in his home on August 15. A Valdez resident since August of 2010, he was born on June 29, 1947 in Gridley, California. David was a veteran of the U.S....

 

Obituary: Bobbie Crumbley

Barbara Lou "Bobbie" Johnson Crumbley, age 83, a resident of Naselle, Washington the past 18 years, passed away in Astoria, Oregon on August 12. The daughter of Luiel and Mettie (West) Johnson, she was born April 26, 1935 in Dodge City, Kansas. When...

 

Police and emergency

(Any charges reported in this press release are merely accusations and the Defendant is presumed innocent until proven guilty.) 8/20/18 Suspicious Activity – A caller reported that she had seen some concerning posts from an individual on social...

 

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