Kidnap, attempted murder trial delayed in Valdez

The trial of a Valdez man accused of kidnap and attempted murder for a 2013 incident was slated to begin Monday. Alaska Courtview, the state website that tracks court activity later listed the date...

Snow last weekend was heaviest of the season

Despite last weekend's snowstorm, Valdez is lagging behind and not living up to its reputation as the snow capital of North America. While the National Weather Service is struggling to provide online ...

Drug test policy review team is seeking input

A public meeting held to review the school district's existing student drug testing policy heavily focused on current prevention efforts and was light on discussion of the actual policy. The meeting, ...

Digging up Augustine's top-heavy legacy

Augustine Volcano sits alone, a 4,000-foot pyramid on its own island in Cook Inlet. Like many volcanoes, it has a tendency to become top heavy. When gravity acts on Augustine's over-steepened dome,...

Lawmakers grapple with deficits and voter mandates

The Alaska Legislature begins its first full week of work Monday after an intense start to the new session. The state has a new governor, Bill Walker. And his State of the State and State of the...