APOC to meet Thursday in Anchorage

...hold a special meeting Thursday in Anchorage. On the agenda is a complaint against a supporter of a write-in candidate for a Valdez election, a draft of the commission's biennial report, and other items.The meeting is scheduled to begin at 9 a.m...
A conversation with John Straley

...the Investor.) Or it could be his work as a criminal defense investigator for Joseph Hazelwood, the captain of the Exxon Valdez. He does, however, find inspiration and fiction models in real-life characters, conversations, places and Alaskan scenes...
State, feds won't pursue $92M more in '89 Exxon Valdez spill

...or harlequin ducks or a significant ongoing threat to their now-restored populations in the area affected by the 1989 Exxon Valdez oil spill.The filing came ahead of a scheduled status hearing in federal court in Anchorage on Thursday.Lawsuits brought...
Co-founder of Alaska extreme ski race dies in ATV accident

...World Extreme Skiing Championships in Valdez, Alaska, has died in an all-terrain...ATV Monday evening on a trail, City of Valdez spokeswoman Allie Hendrickson said in...Responders began CPR, and she was taken to a Valdez hospital, where she was pronounced dead...
Scientists link oil exposure to reduced survival of fish

...have found a link between the 1989 Exxon Valdez oil spill and a decline of herring and...anyone realized."The 986-foot Exxon Valdez struck a charted Bligh Reef at 12:04...collapsed three to four years after the Exxon Valdez ran aground and the role of the spill...
My Turn: My high-level talks on Air Force One

...teenager when I had my first interaction with the federal government. In 1963, I was awarded the janitorial contract for the Valdez post office. Every day for an hour before school, I cleaned the building. I was excited because it meant income for my family...
Alaska Community Foundation announces $164,000 in grants

...Fund for the Elderly and the Hungry.Other grant recipients around Alaska were Advocates for Victims of Violence, Inc., Valdez; Anchorage Gospel Rescue Mission, Anchorage; Downtown Soup Kitchen, Anchorage; Fairbanks Rescue Mission, Inc., Fairbanks...
My turn: Pipeline pitfalls plentiful as state takes on larger role

...advent of new shale gas technology.? The Port Authority failed to build a gasline to Valdez and lost the pre-construction money invested by Fairbanks, Valdez and the North Slope Borough in the process.Each of these projects was advanced in...
November First Friday Art Walk

...Main streetsReception: 4:30-7 p.m."Communities, Disaster and Change" is a traveling exhibit, coordinated by the Valdez Museum and Historical Archive, framed by the 50-year anniversary of the devastating Good Friday Earthquake that struck Alaska...
Governments seek more time in Exxon Valdez case

...additional money for restoration work following the 1989 Exxon Valdez oil spill but need more time.Government attorneys, in a court...general and Fish and Game commissioner are members of the Exxon Valdez Oil Spill Trustee Council.Lawsuits brought against Exxon Mobil...


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