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Open House: Sen. Shower to make first official visit to Valdez this Sunday

Sen. Mike Shower, who represents Valdez in Senate District E, will host an open house this Sunday, May 27, at the Legislative Information Office, (LIO).


Four Interior athletes win state track titles

Reed, who is moving to Lawton, Oklahoma after the state meet end, also competes today in the long jump and the 200-meter dash, for which he qualified Friday with the second-fastest preliminary sprint of 22.59 seconds.

FAIRBANKS DAILY NEWS-MINER - 2018-05-26 08:32:00

Taking the oath: new mayor and council members sworn into office

O'Neil, who was elected mayor by a vast majority on May 2, was handed the mayor's gavel by Ruth Knight, the outgoing mayor, who did not run for reelection.


Sport fishing groups fight boost to hatchery production

This year, the Solomon Gulch Hatchery in Valdez has received authorization from the state to increase the number of eggs collected for raising salmon to 270 million, up from 250 million last year.The 20-million egg increase means the hatchery would release about 19 million additional juvenile salmon


Y York's SYCORAX To Perform At Last Frontier Theatre Conference

Y York's acclaimed SYCORAX, starring Demene E. Hall, will be a featured performance at the Last Frontier Theatre Conference this June in Valdez, Alaska. To get the play back on its feet, Snowflake Avalanche will remount SYCORAX in Seattle for four performances at 18th & Union -- Thursday May 24 to S


Valdez judge, assistant attorney general nominated for Superior Court

Kenai Magistrate Judge Martin C. Fallon, Kenai District Attorney Scot H. Leaders, Assistant Public Defender William W. Taylor, Palmer Magistrate Judge Tara Logsdon and Fairbanks attorneys Gary L. Stapp and Thomas I. Temple also applied for the Kenai position.


Pioneer Potluck: About getting ready for visitors

Our summer visitors from the “Lower 48” get a peek at our home-style Alaskan living. We are always glad to see and greet them as they step out of their car-RV or out of our car after we gather them up at the Kenai Airport.The first comment is, “”Wow! Do you live here year round?” Then as they walk t


Seattle DJC.com local business news and data

Estimated cost:$1.5 millionOwner:City of Valdez Capital Facilities Dept, 300 Airport Road, Ste. 201, PO Box 307, Valdez AK 99686, 907-835-5478, fax 907-835-5574Bids to:OwnerInvitation #:17-310-9509DJC Ref #:2000184348Bond:5%URL:[link]Notes:Bid documents are available on the owner's website.Pre-Bid:M


Witness history: Watch the first-ever televised Extreme Skiing Championship

Set aside the next hour of your life and witness history. The video above, shot by Denver-based JSP Broadcast, showcases the 1992 World Extreme Skiing Championships (WESC) in Valdez, Alaska. Featuring skiing by the late Doug Coombs, Doug Conway, Pat “The Tahoe Terror” McIntyre, Jon Hunt and others,


End-of-life service group looking for volunteers to help to jumpstart program

“It’s getting underway, we are in the process of getting volunteers,” said Joan Heikens, founder of Connections to Care Inc. “Our primary focus is hospice.”


Lathrop sweeps at track meet

West Valley’s Malikah Hughes doubled for wins in the girls 200 (27.23) and 400 (1, minute, 3.51 seconds) sprints.


Cast off for big-time fishing down the highway in Valdez

FAIRBANKS - When Fairbanksans want salty air and the giant fish that can only be found out in the ocean, they often go 366 miles south of Fairbanks to Valdez, at the end of the Richardson Highway.


1 dead in industrial accident at Mat-Su landfill

One person is dead after an accident happened at a landfill in the Valley Monday morning, authorities say.According to a statement from Mat-Su Valley Borough spokesperson Patty Sullivan, the death occurred at the Matanuska-Susitna Borough Central Landfill located at 1201 N 49th State St. in Palmer j


Health care prices must now be posted -The Cordova Times

Under Senate Bill 105 providers will also be required to provide that information to the state of Alaska, which will make it available to the state Department of Health and Social Services’ website. The measure also allows patients the option of receiving a good faith estimate of nonemergency proced


She was stuck in Turnagain Arm mud, the tide rising around her. Then, Girdwood firefighters arrived.

Girdwood firefighters narrowly rescued a woman who got stuck in the quicksand-like mud on Turnagain Arm as the tide rushed in Friday.The woman was hooligan fishing with a group of people on the mudflats outside of the Twentymile River boat ramp when she got stuck in the fine mud, over her boots and


MacKinnon to retire after 19 years on Assembly, Legislature

The Legislature adjourned early Sunday morning, bringing an end to the two-year, thirtieth Legislature, which consumed more than 325 days.


Moms, Pops and Tots! - The Cordova Times

This play group is open for children from newborn to 4 years old and will be held from 10 a.m. to noon Mondays (throughout the school year) at the Masonic Lodge. The group focuses on exploring developmental issues and building on each child’s strengths through large-motor skills play, small-motor sk


BOF will take up hatchery egg petition May 14 -The Cordova Times

“The board will have some analysis ready in time, so it is my hope that the board can address it at the May 14 meeting, said Glenn Haight,” executive director of the Alaska Boards of Fish and Game.


Wheels of justice churn slowly

PALMER— A year-and-a-half after Palmer teen David Grunwald’s body was found near Knik Road, fellow teen Eric Almandinger is set for trial on Monday, May 14, 2018 for Grunwald’s murder. The Palmer Courthouse is sure to fill up quick with several Mat-Su Valley residents and members of the media for on


Baseball: Senior returns to spark Warriors; Moose win 2 on road

Wasilla's Clayton Boyett slides back into second during a win over Grace Christian Friday, May 11, 2018, at Wasilla High.JEREMIAH BARTZ/ Frontiersman