BUCS SCORE AT REGIONS
Mother nature smiled fondly on Valdez this past weekend as both the weather and snow conditions were perfect for great Region III Championship skiing. Several Valdez skiers posted outstanding performances in the field of 10 schools and almost 200 skiers. READ MOR
The 20th Anniversary of FROSTY FEVER
STARTS THIS FRIDAY!
We're so excited for our 20th Anniversary and the great schedule we have to share with you!
We have more businesses than ever offering specials and sales around town. Look for your Special Edition E-News
this Wednesday for everything Frosty Fever. If you know someone new to town, let them know to sign up NOW for KVAK's E-Newspaper
so they don't miss out!
CLICK HERE to see the Schedule of Events on our website.
WERE YOU EVER IN KVAK KIDS CLUB OR BUCCANEER BROADCAST?
Alumni Have a Chance to win $100 during Frosty Fever
To celebrate 20 years of broadcasting Frosty Fever
, KVAK will be inviting students that were members of our KVAK Kids Club program or a student in the Buccaneer Broadcast program at VHS an opportunity to sign up to win a $100 gift certificate to Prospector and other prizes
like cases of retro Coca-Cola during our on-air “Throwback Thursday” celebration Thursday, March 3rd.
Former members of either group just need to CLICK HERE
to sign up before 10am Thursday, March 3rd
. Even students who are out of town can sign up to win. Current KVAK Kids Club members will broadcast LIVE from 3:30pm to 5pm that day and pull the winning ticket. We invite former Kids Club and Buccaneer Broadcast students to stop by the studio Thursday, March 3rd to enjoy refreshments and say hello.
DNR BUDGET CUTS LEAD TO PRIVATIZATION OF ALASKA STATE PARKS IN VALDEZ, ELSEWHERE
- Alaska’s statewide budget cuts have hit the Department of Natural Resources, and now the organization is looking to privatize operations of four Valdez-area parks, which will no longer have state-funded support beginning in July. READ MORE
DOES VALDEZ ICE CLIMBING FESTIVAL SIGNAL A RENAISSANCE FOR AN OUTDOORSY ALASKA TOWN?
Ak Dispatch- More than 300 people flocked to this year’s Ice Climbing Festival in Valdez, the premier event for the nascent outdoor nonprofit Levitation 49. Climbing ribbons of frozen water in spectacular Keystone Canyon, festival-goers spent three days exploring the area, making new friends and reinforcing the idea that Valdez has plenty to offer outdoor enthusiasts year-round — including skiing, fishing, hiking, biking and hunting. READ STORY
PFD ERROR, STATE'S RESPONSE VEXES PARENTS
Juneau Empire- An error on the Alaska Permanent Fund dividend application is catching some Alaska parents unawares. The error was corrected after Jan. 12, and those who applied after the fix aren’t affected by the problem. READ STORY
PODCAST: MARIJUANA REGULATION DISCUSSION WITH LISA VONBARGEN
KVAK had the opportunity to interview Lisa VonBargen and discuss the city and state marijuana regulations. The interview is now available on our website. CLICK HERE
LADY BUCS WIN IN MONROE
The girls varsity team had success in Fairbanks this past weekend against the Monroe Catholic Rams. READ STORY
RAMS DOWN BUCCANEERS
This past weekend the Varsity Boys Basketball team traveled up to Fairbanks to play the Monroe Catholic Rams. READ STORY
COPPER VALLEY TELECOM ANNOUNCES iPHONE SERVICE
Beginning Feb 26th, Copper Valley Telecom iPhones will be available.
HELPING KIDS DEAL WITH STRESS
KVAK’s February edition of Coffee with the Counselors, an interview with the Valdez School District counselors, aired last week. This month’s focus is Helping Kids Deal with Stress. CLICK HERE
to hear the podcast, see the powerpoint presentation and find Disaster Stress Tools for Kids.
SCHOOL BOARD MEETING TONIGHT
Monday, February 22th, 2016
in City Council Chambers
Monday – 6:30pm
Items will include:
1. Approve Playground support of $50,000
2. Approve Budget Amendment Request #16- 13 for $150,000 transfer to existing technology special revenue fund
for full agenda
to read meeting packet
All School Board meetings are held in City Council Chambers, broadcast live on 1230AM KVAK and streamed LIVE on www.kvakradio.com
PIG REUNITED WITH OWNER
An individual reported that he found a pig along the highway around 10 mile and didn’t know what to do with it. Officers were currently on another incident and instructed the individual to leave it at the drop off cage at the Animal Shelter. The Animal Control officer later released the pig to its owner.
From this week's Police Report.
READ MORE HERE