GMS Student Faith Gray playing the part of women's rights activist Alice Paul during the Wax Museum Tuesday Night
CONSTRUCTION CAUSES FRUSTRATION FOR DRIVERS AND LOCAL BUSINESSES
Road construction season is underway and Valdez is feeling the affects. Business owner Laura Saxe of Eagles Rest RV Park said she is excited to see improvements, but feels local and state officials do not understand how much starting this project late and having an unclear plan is adversely affecting business. According to Saxe, the project is behind schedule and there is much confusion over where the construction will be each day. READ STORY
KVAK TOWER MAINTENANCE
This Thursday, May 19th
, KVAK Radio will be off the air for tower maintenance beginning at 7pm and continuing for several hours. We should be back on air by midnight. Thanks for your patience.
GMS Student Michael O'Neill playing the part of Douglas Munro at the Wax Museum Tuesday Night
SCHEDULE FOR GMS MAP TESTING NOW AVAILABLE
MAP assessment tests will be completed this week at Gilson Middle School.
SEE SCHEDULE HERE
NAMED 2016 U.S. PRESIDENTIAL SCHOLAR
2016 U.S. Presidential Scholars have been announced and Michael "Mickey" Radotich, a graduating senior at Valdez High School, is one of two students selected from Alaska. The U.S. Presidential Scholars Program was
established in 1964 by executive order of the President to recognize distinguished high school seniors. Each Presidential Scholar has been offered the opportunity to name his or her most influential teacher. Radotich named Adam Sharrai of Valdez High School. READ MORE
ALEUTIAN VILLAGE UPDATE
At the April 19th
City Council meeting, a subcommittee was formed to work with City administration regarding Aleutian Village.
FAIRBANKS SETS WORLD POLLEN RECORD, ANCHORAGE LEVELS ALSO HIGH
It’s a world record allergy sufferers may not be happy to hear about — Fairbanks set it on Monday for the highest levels of birch pollen in a single 24 hour period. Allergy doctor Jeff Demain said Monday’s count shattered the old world record that was set in Sweden several years ago. READ MORE
May’s Edition of Coffee with the Counselors is now available
on KVAK’s website. Listen to the podcast HERE.
VHS GRADUATION THIS TUESDAY, MAY 17th at 7pm
See KVAK's Senior Spotlights HERE
VHS SUPERINTENDENT FOOD FOR THOUGHT LUNCHEON
This Thursday, May 19 at 12:10pm
Parents are welcome. Find out what's happening in the district and ask any questions you may have.
The district provides a light lunch.
CITY COUNCIL MEETING
*Date changed due to VHS Graduation*
Monday, May 16th, 2016
in City Council Chambers
Tuesday – 7 pm
Items will include:
1. Swearing in of the new Mayor and Council Members
2. Authorization to Purchase Passenger Van on Behalf of Valdez Senior Center, Pursuant to Adopted 2016 Budget, with Cost to City of $30,000, and Total Cost of $56,500.
3. Approval to Purchase a 2016 Elgin Whirlwind Sweeper from Yukon Equipment, Inc.in the Amount of $305,728.36
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 kvakradio.com