VALDEZ HIGH SCHOOL GIRLS VOLLEYBALL TEAM WON REGIONALS
Photo courtesy Mindi Baczuk
This past weekend Valdez traveled up to Fairbanks for the 2016 Aurora Conference Volleyball Tournament. The Lady Bucs came into the regional tournament as the number one overall seed. At the end of the weekend Valdez was crowned the Aurora Conference champions and finished their regular season undefeated in their conference.
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REMEMBER TO VOTE ON TUESDAY
THIS WEEKEND IS THE GMS BASKETBALL INVITATIONAL
Precinct No. 1 -
Valdez Teen Center
Precinct No. 2
- Valdez City Council Chambers
Precinct No. 3
- Robe River Fire Station
7AM to 8PM
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Valdez will be hosting teams from Cordova, Delta, Glennallen, and Monroe for this tournament. 20 teams will compete in 36 games over two days, Friday and Saturday.
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Girls GMS basketball team talks with Coach Bobby Gibbs at game in Glennallen Saturday
CVTC RETIRES 2.7 MILLION DOLLARS OF CAPITAL CREDITS
During its September 2016 meeting, the Copper Valley Telephone Cooperative Board of Directors approved retiring $2,734,550 of capital credits, the largest general retirement in the cooperative's history. Copper Valley Telephone Cooperative mailed approximately 6,100 retirement checks to members and former members on November 4th.
FRIDAY IS VETERAN'S DAY
November 11, 1918 was the day fighting ceased in World War I and officially became a holiday called Armistice Day. In November 1918, President Wilson declared, "To us in America, the reflections of Armistice Day will be filled with solemn pride in the heroism of those who died in the country’s service and with gratitude for the victory, both because of the thing from which it has freed us and because of the opportunity it has given America to show her sympathy with peace and justice in the councils of the nations…" After World War II, the name of the holiday was changed to Veteran's Day, to ensure all veterans would be honored on this holiday.
ALASKA GOV. WALKER DIAGNOSED WITH PROSTATE CANCER
Alaska Gov. Bill Walker announced Friday that he has prostate cancer but expects to fully recover after surgery in December.
"It's an adjustment. There's no question about that," Walker, 65, said at a news conference Friday, surrounded by his wife, Donna, and his children. But, he added: "I think this day and age of where we are in cancer treatments gives me a lot of encouragement."
GEORGIA MEN PLOTTED ATTACK ON ALASKA AURORA RESEARCH FACILITY TO 'RELEASE SOULS,' DETECTIVE SAYS
Two men arrested last week in southern Georgia were planning to attack an aurora research facility owned by the University of Alaska Fairbanks around which conspiracy theories of mind control have long swirled, investigators said.
'100 STONE PROJECT' SCULPTURES RETURN FOR NEW EXHIBIT
Creators of a public art installation damaged by tides and high winds at a beach in Alaska’s largest city have returned with 43 surviving statues that have been restored. This time, the sculptures are scattered in front of two buildings at Alaska Pacific University in Anchorage for a two-month exhibit that officially opens Friday. Davies says the latest exhibit, like last year’s installation, illustrates the strength and beauty of human vulnerability.
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