TAPP FAMILY WON FIRST PLACE IN ARCTIC SCIENCE SUMMIT VIDEO CONTEST
An international art and video contest was held for the Arctic Science 2016 Summit in Fairbanks. Jadyn, Caleb, Sammy, and Thomas Tapp won 1st place in the video contest with their entry “The Amazing Arctic”
. Click HERE
or on the picture to see video.
PETITIONS DUE TOMORROW, MAR 15
The City of Valdez will be holding a general election on May 3 to elect candidates for the following offices:
One Vacancy to serve a Two-Year Term.
Three Vacancies, each to serve a Two-Year Term.
Two Vacancies, each to serve a Three-Year Term and One Vacancy to serve a One-Year Term.
Nominating petitions may be obtained at the City Clerk's Office and are due this Tuesday, Mar 15th.
LADY BUCS REGION CHAMPS
Last weekend, the VHS Varsity Girls basketball team placed first in the Aurora Conference Regional Basketball Tournament. READ STORY
See more pictures on KVAK's FB Page
, or CLICK HERE
for state tournament bracket
TOP TEN FACTS YOU NEVER KNEW ABOUT ST. PATRICK'S DAY
#1- St. Patrick was not Irish. He was from Wales.
Traditionally, every year, the Irish leader hands a crystal bowl full of shamrock to the US President. The shamrock, grown in Kerry, is immediately destroyed by the Secret Service after the exchange. SEE MORE
SNOWMACHINER SAYS HE KILLED IDITAROD DOG WHILE DRIVING DRUNK
A snowmachiner says he was driving drunk when he hit two dog teams racing in the Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race Saturday, killing one dog and injuring several others. Two Rivers musher Aliy Zirkle and Denali Park’s Jeff King reported that a snowmachiner repeatedly tried to hit their dog teams as they traveled to the Yukon River checkpoint of Nulato early Saturday morning. READ STORY
ANCHORAGE DIDN'T USE SNOW SENT FROM FAIRBANKS FOR IDITAROD
- Quite possibly the most famous freight shipment ever to travel the rails from Fairbanks to Anchorage wound up going straight to the dump. READ STORY
N.C. RUNNER NARROWLY ESCAPES DEATH ON ALASKA'S IDITAROD TRAIL
Peter Ripmaster was deep in the Alaskan wilderness when he pushed a pole out in front of him to test the strength of an ice bridge over the swift-moving Tatina River. It looked sketchy, but felt OK. READ STORY
KVAK is looking for a part-time employee to help with entering orders, bookkeeping and billing. This is a summer position, but has potential to become year-round. Duties include:
answering phones; checking e-mail, working with businesses and the public, and working with KVAK staff on community and station events. Experience in bookkeeping is a plus, but willing to train. We’re looking for a dependable and outgoing person interested in learning new skills and working in a fast-paced environment. If that’s you – drop off an application and resume at the KVAK studio or e-mail us at email@example.com
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SCHOOL BOARD MEETING SCHEDULED FOR TONIGHT HAS BEEN CANCELLED
Next Meeting will be held Monday, March 28
CITY COUNCIL MEETING TUESDAY NIGHT
Tuesday, March 15th, 2016
in City Council Chambers
Tuesday – 7 pm
Items will include:
1. Approval of Annual Employee Health Insurance Plan Renewal
2. Approval to Purchase Electronic Records Management Software from Zasio Enterprises Inc. in the Amount of $125,088
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