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Glacier Stream emergency declaration frees up funds

Glacier Stream emergency declaration frees up funds

An emergency was declared in Valdez last week after the Valdez City Council met in a special meeting to address ongoing threats from the Glacier Stream. "Warm weather at higher elevations is causing...

Discovering the hidden universe at Fairbanks bug camp

OUTSIDE THE UA MUSEUM OF THE NORTH - "Look, it's a crab spider eating a moth!" says Declan Griswold, an 8-year-old who points to a rose bush. "You're right, it's a true spider, an orb weaver, just...

New playground breaks ground after years of planning

A call for volunteers to help build the new community playground is making its way through Valdez. "There's three shifts a day," Alan Sorum said Monday night. Sorum, who is a school board member,...

Fairbanks boy sets record in Kids Pink Salmon Derby

The Valdez Silver Salmon derby began Saturday and the largest fish weighed in as of Monday was a 9.76 pound silver caught by Mike Seminario of Fairbanks. Seminario made the catch from aboard the...

Gold Rush Days begin next Wednesday for young and old alike

Dust off your garters and pull out your big frilly hats - Gold Rush Days begin in Valdez this coming Wednesday. This year, Bob and Sue Smith will be crowned Valdez royalty after the committee that...

Police and emergency

(Any charges reported in this press release are merely accusations and the Defendant is presumed innocent until proven guilty.) 07/18 MIP/MIC: Complainant reported a loud party with underage drinking. Officer arrived on scene, attempted to make...

Legal and public notices

Herbal Outfitters, LLC is applying under 3 AAC 306.300 for a new Retail Marijuana Store license, license #10173, doing business as HERBAL OUTFITTERS, LLC, located at 165 Fairbanks Drive, Lower Floor, Valdez, AK, 99686, UNITED STATES. Interested...

 
 
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