Colorful display of real chili peppers brightened Rogues Garden. Yes they are real and they are for sale!
SWIMMERS FINISH STRONG AT HOME
This past weekend Valdez High School hosted their annual swimming invitational. Colony, Palmer, Wasilla, and Cordova joined Valdez for a two day competition.
FOOTBALL FINISHES SEASON IN BARROW
This past weekend the VHS football team traveled to Barrow to face the Whalers for their final game of the season. The combination of cold and windy weather, in addition to a multitude of injuries to the team, proved a difficult challenge for Valdez.
LADY BUCS VICTORIOUS AT HOME
The Valdez High School Volleyball team dominated again this past weekend against the Eielson Ravens at home, winning all their game by a large margin. This weekend the team will travel to Anchorage for the Grace Christian School Invitational.
WOMEN OF THE WORLD COMING OCTOBER 16
The Arts Council is excited to bring the accapella singing group “Women of the World” to Valdez Sunday, October 16th
. This award winning quartet will take the audience at the Civic Center on a musical journey through Africa, South America Asia and Europe through storytelling, dance and improvisation. “Women of the World” was mentored by grammy winner Bobby McFerrin and has collaborated with powerhouse songstress Nona Hendryx and the Boston Pops Orchestra. Tickets are available at Rogue’s Garden before the show and at the door the night of the show.
or photo above for video
WEDNESDAY IS NATIONAL WALK TO SCHOOL DAY
HHES students, along with millions of children around the world will walk or bike to school together as a community. We are encouraging parents, community members teachers and children of all ages to join us.
-Mayor Ruth Knight will walk from GMS to HHES and pick up students along the route on West Hanagita Street, Copper and Black Gold subdivision.
-Mrs. Gilson will walk from the hospital to the elementary via Meals Street, to Pioneer Street picking up students along the way.
-A group in Cottonwood subdivision will walk together led by parents.
Walking will begin at 7:30 am and end at the school at 7:50 am where we will take a large group photo.
If you are able to lead a group to walk or bike to school, or can help out at the school as a crossing guard, please call Tracy Gilson 255-2250.
FBI RELEASES NEW STATS, REVEALING INCREASE IN CRIME IN ALASKA
KTVA- The latest statistics from the Federal Bureau of Investigation show an upward trend in violent crime in Alaska. The information in the Uniform Crime Reporting Program (UCR) reveals Alaska is not alone in this development; violent crime is up nearly four percent nationwide.
Read story HERE
ARE YOU READY FOR
KVAK is having a Pet Costume Contest this Howl-O-Ween. Stay tuned to KVAK for more information throughout the month of October.
for costume ideas or
for more ideas
GOAT HUNT CLOSED NORTH OF THE PORT OF VALDEZ
Registration permit hunt RG248 for mountain goats in Unit 6D closed at 11:59 pm on October 2, by Emergency Order of the Alaska Department of Fish and Game.
to read more
CITY COUNCIL MEETING
Tuesday, Oct. 4th, 2016
in City Council Chambers
Tuesday – 7 pm
Items will include:
1. Current status of Aleutian Village concerns
2. Appointments to Providence Valdez Medical Center Health Advisory Council
3. Council Direction Regarding Continuation of Energy Assistance Program in 2017
for Agenda and Packet
for Aleutian Village Trailer Park Update Report
All City Council meetings are held in City Council Chambers, broadcast live on 1230AM KVAK and streamed LIVE onwww.kvakradio.com
NO SCHOOL NEXT MONDAY, OCT 10TH
VCS In-service Day
CITY RECREATION SUPERVISOR WENDY CLUBB APPOINTED PRESIDENT OF ARPA
City Recreation Supervisor Wendy Clubb was recently appointed
President of the Alaska Recreation and Parks Association Board of Directors.
BROTHER FRANCIS SHELTER HONORS FOUNDERS
Catholic Social Services will be honoring Brother Bob Eaton and Brother Dave Sifferman for helping found Brother Francis Shelter. The community is invited to join CSS on Sunday, October 2, 2016
at Brother Francis Shelter (1021 E. 3rd Avenue, Anchorage, AK)
for more information
VALDEZ POLICE AND FIRE REPORT
to see the latest Valdez Police and Fire Report.
What’s the best thing to put
pumpkin flavor in?
5) Pumpkin is nasty
to answer the
Question of the Week.
RESULTS FROM LAST WEEK'S QofW
Do you think the Egan street beautification:
- is amazing
- accentuates the fact we have empty lots
10/3 – Tina Fifarek, Christy Reed, Pat Caples
10/4 – Kalen McIntosh, Ashley Trader, Keefe McIntosh, Brianne Conroy, Dean Willi, Michael Gutbrod, Keriann Gilson, Mark Jennings
10/5 – Liz Covington
10/6 – Thomas Rich, Teresa Richardson, Tina Yandall, Stacia Motz
10/7 – Judy Almy
10/8 – Lisa Woods, Robin Deason
20% off Winter and Work boots
, Prospector will have 20% off all jackets
, including Carhartt, The North Face, Grundens, Mountain Hardware, Filson, Columbia and Helly Hansen.
SELF DEFENSE CLASS THIS SATURDAY
$20 * For Ages:
PWSC “Sugarloaf Hall”
Specifically designed for women, this course will teach you the various aspects of self defense.
CLICK HERE to register online
CLICK HERE for more information
Oct 1-28: Ruralite Cover Photo Contest
Oct 17-21: Joint Cooperative Food Drive
Oct 31: CVEA Halloween Spooktacular
for more information
*Sat Oct 15th * Teen Center*
- Kids 1K
- 5K Race
Wear a costume to win a pumpkin!
CLICK HERE for flyer
Featuring: Chucky Brown, Clumzy, Big XL, and Walt aka Batman
*VHS Gym * 7pm*
$10 in advance at Second Time Around and Halibut House
OR $15 at the Door
$20 (Courtside seats with meet and greet autograph session)
CLICK HERE for more information
2016 CVEA RURALITE COVER
Local photographers don't miss your chance!
Enter your photos by 5 pm Friday, October 28.
CLICK HERE for details and official contest rules.
Questions? Contact Sharon Crisp:
822-5506, 835-7005, or email@example.com.
GMS BASKETBALL HOSTS GLENNALLEN & DELTA THIS WEEKEND
CLICK HERE for schedule
HHES PTA SEEKING NEW MEMBERS: MEETING TUESDAY
Monthly meetings are the first Tuesday of each month in the HHES Cafeteria.
October: Tuesday the 4th
6pm- Dinner and socializing
6:30- Meeting to call to order
7:30pm- Prompt end time
Dinner Included, Childcare Provided, and Door Prizes
Next Meeting: Tues, Nov 1st
for more information
HHES CLIMATE & SAFETY SURVEY
All families elementary school families are encouraged to complete survey.
Enter the User ID: PWYQJY
Enter the Password: parentHUTCHENS
Mark Your Calendars
(Tues) Oct 4 – Valdez City Council Meeting
(Thurs) Oct 6 – KVAK Kids Club Recording
(Fri-Sat) Oct 7-8 – VHS Volleyball- Away at Grace Invite
(Sat) Oct 8 – VHS Football – Small School Semi-Finals
(Sat) Oct 8 – VHS Swimming vs Bartlett
Oct 10 – VCS In-service/No School
Oct 10 – School Board Meeting
Oct 14-15 – VHS Swimming vs Palmer
Oct 14-15 – VHS Volleyball- Away at Delta Invite
Oct 14-15 – VHS Wrestling/Houston
Oct 15 – Running Dead Zombie Walk/Run
Oct 15 – VHS Football – State Championships
Oct 16 – Women of the World Concert
Oct 18 – Valdez City Council Meeting
Oct 21 – VCS End of First Quarter
Oct 21-22 – VHS Volleyball- Away at Delta
Oct 21-22 – VHS Wrestling/Valdez Invite
Oct 24 – School Board Meeting
Oct 27 – VHS Wrestling/Grace- Duals
Oct 27-29 – VHS Swimming/Kodiak – Region
Oct 28-29 – VHS Volleyball- Home vs Galena
Oct 28-29 – VHS Wrestling/Seward