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Sitka company fined $75,000 for improper fish waste disposal

SITKA - A Sitka company is paying $75,000 for improperly disposing fish waste in the Valdez harbor.KCAW reported a 2014 dive survey showed a Silver Bay Seafoods pipe was discharging waste at a depth of three feet, above the...
From the archives: Grounded tanker spills 270,000 barrels of oil off Alaska

...spill by any reckoning."We've been able to brag for a long time that there's never been a major oil spill in Valdez Harbor. Now, we can't do that anymore."The Alaska Department of Fish and Game called an emergency meeting to discuss...
Sea patrols watch Alaska waters since Sept. 11

...the state's few obvious targets. The five 110-foot cutters stationed in Alaska rotate one at a time through the Valdez harbor on regular patrols. Many new personnel patrol a new security zone around the tanker port from two new 27-foot boats...
Wind, floods force closure of pipeline

...terminal until officials could verify the integrity of a bridge on the road. Essential employees reported to work at the Valdez harbor and were transported across Port Valdez by boat. Nearly 500 Alyeska employees travel the road to work each day. However...
My turn: State should blow up Bligh Reef

...transportation through Port Valdez. That system required the Coast Guard in Valdez to watch all traffic coming in or out of Valdez harbor, just like an air traffic controller watches so a Super Cub doesn't bring down an incoming 747 in their flight path...
Coast Guard helps distressed jet boat

...Guard helped a 20-foot jet boat with two people aboard safely reach Valdez harbor after a charter vessel reported that the smaller boat was taking on...safely into deeper water. It was then escorted safely back to the Valdez harbor.
Allison Point offers easy access

...throughout town and the onshore opportunities help draw visitors who also may book Prince William Sound charters through Valdez Harbor. "We feel really good about it (the last 20 years of progress). This has blossomed into one of the best sport...
Halibut recipe declared a winner for Soldotna man

...and Appliance Center; a trip to Valdez including two roundtrip tickets from ERA Aviation; a stay at Best Western Valdez Harbor Inn, a day charter from Wild Iris Fishing Adventures; a gift certificate to The Prospector and two Silver Salmon...


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