Fire starts at Totem Inn restaurant's kitchen late Saturday night

Valdez Fire Department personnel responded to reports of a structure fire at the Totem Inn late Saturday evening. At approximately 11:48 p.m. Saturday, Valdez Fire and Police Dispatch received...

Bus driver had a seizure while taking students to school last week

No children were injured last week when the driver of a school bus had a seizure while driving down Copper St. Brandon Kilian and Clay Strickland - both dads who had just put their daughters on the bus - killed the engine on the bus, calmed the...

News Briefs

Help pick memorial The City of Valdez and a committee formed with the Valdez Museum are seeking public input into a proposed memorial to the victims of the 1964 earthquake. Models of the proposed...

Senators file lawsuit over Walker's permanent fund veto

Gov. Bill Walker illegally vetoed Alaska Permanent Fund earnings that were required to be transferred to dividends, a lawsuit filed Friday by a state senator and two former state senators claims. Facing a multibillion-dollar deficit, Walker in June...

Assault nets Valdez man a seven year prison sentence, two suspended

A Valdez man will spend five years in prison for throwing a knife at his girlfriend, cutting her throat and inflicting injuries that were "just short of attempted murder," according to court...

Police and emergency

(Any charges reported in this press release are merely accusations and the Defendant is presumed innocent until proven guilty.) 9/12 Assist Medical: VPD assisted EMS with a Lifeline medical call. Agency Assist: VPD assisted in contacting an...

Legal and public notices

PUBLIC NOTICE VALDEZ MUSEUM AND HISTORICAL ARCHIVE ASSOCIATION BOARD OF DIRECTORS – ONE (1) VACANCY One vacancy on the Valdez Museum and Historical Archive Association (VMHA) Board of Directors currently exists due to resignation. Museum Board...