Cast members of Wonderheads meet with audience following show last Wednesday
UAA WOMEN'S BASKETBALL PLAYS CLOSE GAME, HOPING FOR NATIONAL TITLE
Earlier today, UAA played Lubbock Christian in the 2016 NCAA Div. II National Title Game. The game was close throughout but in the end, UAA lost with a final score of 73 - 78.
CAPT'N JOE'S CLOSED THIS TUESDAY AND WEDNESDAY
Capt'n Joe's will be closed on April 5th and 6th for upgrading dispensers and POS systems. CJ's Tesoro will remain open- located at the corner of Airport Road and the Richardson Hwy (airport side). If you have any questions, please call 835-2343.
SEVERED FIBER OPTIC CABLE IN KANSAS LEADS TO CANCELLATION OF ALASKA SCHOOL TESTS
The University of Kansas facility that hosts Alaska's online tests lost internet service last Tuesday after a fiber optic cable was accidentally severed by a construction worker. Testing was scheduled to resume Thursday but continued disruptions led to the tests being cancelled completely.
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SPONSOR A KVAK WALKER AND DOUBLE A DONATION
At least one of KVAK's male employees will be participating in the Walk a Mile in Her Shoes
event this Saturday. Make a pledge to support them and KVAK will match up to $100 in pledges.
CLICK HERE TO PLEDGE
COPPER VALLEY TELECOM ANNOUNCES FIBER TO THE HOME NETWORK UPGRADE
COULD A ‘TRANS-ALASKA TRAIL’ PARALLEL THE PIPELINE? A STATE LAWMAKER HOPES SO
Copper Valley Telecom will begin replacing copper telephone lines in Valdez’s residential areas with fiber optic line during the summer of 2016. There will be two components to the project. At each house, the company will first replace the copper line that runs underground from the property line to the house. Then, a technician will install new electronic interfaces for voice and data inside each home.
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VHS TRACK TEAM HAS SUCCESS AT BIG C
This weekend, the Valdez High School Track team took a running start at the Big C Relays in the Dome at Anchorage. Valdez took a partial team of 22 boys and girls to compete against the best Alaska had to offer in large and small schools. READ STORY
Imagine a trail that traverses Alaska, from the Pacific Ocean to the Arctic, from the temperate marine climate of Southcentral Alaska to the barren tundra of Alaska’s North Slope. Across three mountain ranges and hundreds of rivers. A trail that would be the first to traverse Alaska north to south in both summer and winter. READ STORY
DID YOU MISS KVAK'S INTERVIEW WITH RABBIT EXPERTS?
Last Friday (April Fools' Day) KVAK spoke with rabbit experts about the bunny situation in Valdez. CLICK HERE
to listen to the podcast at kvakradio.com.
VALDEZ TO HOST NATIVE YOUTH OLYMPICS MINI MEET
GREETINGS FROM 'UNO, ALASKA'
This Saturday, 12-6pm
This weekend, VHS will host a mini meet for NYO. This year the team consists of around 30 student athletes from both the high school as well as the Gilson Middle School.
CAPITAL CITY TEAMS UP WITH MATTEL FOR APRIL FOOLS' DAY
Happy April Fools' Day: Mattel rebrands city capital as 'Uno, Alaska.' To kick things off, the City and Borough of Juneau has temporarily retooled its website and Facebook page to “rename” Alaska’s capital the city of Uno.
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ALASKA PERMANENT FUND CORP. HIRES NEW CIO
Last Tuesday, the Alaska Permanent Fund Corporation announced that Russell Read has been hired to serve as Chief Investment Officer.
CITY COUNCIL MEETING TUESDAY NIGHT
Tuesday, April 5th, 2016
in City Council Chambers
Tuesday – 7 pm
Items will include:
1. Approval of Contract Award to Dowl for the City Streets Project in the Amount of $221,290
2. Approval of Purchase Order to Copper Valley Electric Assn for Power Service to Harbor Expansion Project in the Amount of $311,579
3. Approval of Donation to Underground Youth Sports League for Purchase of Youth Football Helmets in an Amount Not to Exceed $1,200
for full agenda
to read meeting packet
All City Council meetings are held in City Council Chambers, broadcast live on 1230AM KVAK and streamed LIVE on www.kvakradio.com
WELCOME BABY ODIN!
Bob and Kimberly Olsen welcomed Odin Myron Olsen to the world on March 29th at 3:52am. He weighed 7lb, 10.4oz and was 21" long.