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

 
An archaeologist's field guide to coffee cans

Yes Vote on proposition 1 good for Alaska

At the Anchorage Chamber of Commerce debate I took the Vote Yes side supporting repeal of SB21. I thought the matter closed until Governor Parnell addressed my arguments on a local radio show. It was ...

An archaeologist's field guide to coffee cans

The year is 1905. You are a prospector in Alaska relaxing in your cabin after a chilly day of working the tailings pile. Craving a cup, you pull a tin of coffee off the shelf. Though you can't...

Women's derby crowns Valdez woman Queen

Valdez angler Barb Lyons, aboard the "Lyons Den," had been out fishing Friday to scout for silvers for Saturday's Women's Derby. The fish were large and plentiful early in the day, but the catch...

New middle school nearing completion manger says

The new middle school reached "substantial completion" at the end of July and the building is on track to open for school September 2. "Today, the movers started moving furniture in," Ron Rozak, the...

Interest in mayor and council elections grows

Larry weaver, Jim Shirrell, Rich Long and Alex Woolf are thinking about running for mayor. All four Valdez men have picked up petitions from the city clerk’s office for the upcoming elections. In fact, Shirrell and Long also picked up petitions...