PWSC Drama Department presented An Inferno this past weekend
LADY BUCS COMPETE AT STATE
The VHS Varsity Girls basketball team competed in the 3A state basketball tournament last weekend in Anchorage. The Lady Bucs came into the tournament as the 3rd
overall seed for the tournament. READ STORY
ALASKA AND FEDERAL OFFICIALS BATTLE JUNEAU'S FERAL RABBIT PROBLEM
AK Dispatch- A "bunny task force" has been created in an effort to help control Juneau's growing population of feral rabbits. READ STORY
KVAK TO HOST RABBIT EXPERTS
Spring is here and that means the rabbit population in Valdez will become active. Many love the furry little creatures, but others don't enjoy the damage they do to gardens and property. KVAK will talk with experts in rabbit culture this Friday during the 9am and Noon news hours on 93.3FM and 1230AM. Tune in to hear the discussion.
ALASKA SHIELD ACTIVE SCHOOL SHOOTER EXERCISE TO BE HELD THIS SATURDAY AT GMS
Valdez first responders will participate in the 2016 Alaska Shield state-wide exercise this Saturday, April 2nd from 9am-1pm. Expect to see emergency vehicles, role players, uniformed officers with mock weapons and loud noises in and around Gilson Middle School.
IN CASE YOU MISSED IT:
CANDIDATES ANNOUNCED FOR MAY 3rd REGULAR MUNICIPAL ELECTION
Ruth E. Knight
City Council Member
(Three Vacancies): Chris Moulton, Nate Smith, David Jonas, Dennis Fleming, Jim Shirrell, Doug Davies, Darren Reese
School Board Member
(Three Vacancies): Alan Sorum (One-Year Term), Erica Shirk, Sonya Ash-Selanoff, Joe Prax, Melissa Cockerham
ALASKA BOYS HOOPS TEAM SAVES TENANTS FROM APARTMENT FIRE
It wasn’t enough that the Sitka boys basketball team earned a spot in the Alaska state tournament. They had to go and become bona fide heroes to boot. READ MORE
HAVE YOU FILED YOUR PFD?
This Thursday is the last day to file.
to check your application status.
VALDEZ STUDENT TO PARTICIPATE IN ALASKA'S GEOGRAPHY BEE
Nicolas Alfaro will be participating in the Alaska National Geography Bee in Anchorage on Friday. He is representing the Valdez elementary and middle schools as he competes with 99 other students.
VHS TRACK PREPS FOR BIG C TRACK MEET IN ANCHORAGE
The VHS track and field team will be traveling this weekend to the Big C track meet in Anchorage. READ MORE
NATIONAL PARK SERVICE IN ALASKA TO DEFEND BAN ON HOVERCRAFT
The National Park Service in Alaska plans to defend its ban on hovercrafts despite a U.S. Supreme Court ruling in favor of an Anchorage moose hunter who was told not to use the device in a national preserve.
U.S. MARSHALS MAKE 19 ARRESTS IN ALASKA DURING SIX-WEEK VIOLENT CRIME SWEEP
Nineteen arrests were made in Anchorage and the Mat-Su Borough during a six-week operation conducted by the U.S. Marshals Service this year, the agency announced in a press release Wednesday. READ STORY
TAPS NEEDS MORE THROUGHPUT
Alyeska’s Barrett: Federal regulatory environment discourages increased oil flow
Faced with ever more difficult issues relating to ice formation and wax precipitation, the trans-Alaska oil pipeline needs more oil production from the North Slope to stave off declining oil throughput. READ MORE
2016 DII WOMEN'S BASKETBALL: ALASKA-ANCHORAGE WINS FOR SHOT AT TITLE
NCAA- Alaska-Anchorage takes down Grand Valley State 67-47, for a chance to take home the 2016 DII Women's Basketball title. The Seawolves finished with four ladies scoring in double digits on the way to their victory.
SEE RECAP VIDEO
CALIFORNIA MAN SENTENCED FOR DRUG AND MONEY LAUNDERING CONSPIRACY IN ALASKA
U.S. Attorney Karen L. Loeffler announced today that Joseph Cecil, aka
“Kevin Dupree,” 53, of Sacramento, California, was sentenced to 10 years in prison. Cecil orchestrated a system wherein the drugs were sent to Alaska from California. READ MORE
SCHOOL BOARD MEETING TONIGHT
Monday, March 28th, 2016
in City Council Chambers
Monday – 6:30pm
Items will include:
1. Approve Summer Board Meeting Schedule
3.Discussion of Capital Improvements
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
BBC PHOTOGRAPHER VISITS ALASKA:SUB-ZERO SURVIVAL SKILLS WITH THE US ARMY
The Northern Warfare Training Center in Alaska is where soldiers in the US Army learn how to survive and fight in extreme cold weather. Photographer Ed Gold spent two weeks with the team, shadowing the students as they went on exercises. SEE PICTURES AND READ MORE
ALASKA LARGE WHALE UNUSUAL MORTALITY EVENT
NOAA Fisheries and partners are seeking the public’s help investigating the increase of dead large whales in the Gulf of Alaska. If you spot a dead beached or floating whale, report it to the Alaska Marine Mammal Stranding Network at 1-877-925-7773.
LIBRARY BOARD APPLICATIONS DUE TOMORROW
There are four vacancies on the Library Board and the City of Valdez is now accepting applications to fill those vacancies. SEE MORE
Have you heard our Winter Travel Forecasts sponsored by CJ’s Tesoro? Tune in during the 10am, 11am, 5pm & 6pm hours to find out what to expect on the Richardson and Glenn highways.