Dichotomies at the Valdez Glacier

-by Allison Sayer for Valdez City News

The stunning Valdez Glacier Lake lies at the end of the unvarnished “Glacier Haul Dump Road.” Junkyards and an old asbestos dump line the gravel road. A glacial moraine is, after all, a huge pile of rocks and…

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A Winter Visit to McCarthy

What is McCarthy like in the winter, when all of the businesses are closed and the roads are covered with snow? Earlier this winter, a friend who lives in McCarthy had taken my dog there while I attended a training. My boyfriend Ben and I went to…

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Good Named President of Alaska Library Association

Valdez, AK – Valdez Consortium Library Head Librarian Mollie Good was recently appointed president of the Alaska Library Association.

On February 25, 2017, Mollie Good was appointed President of the Alaska Library Association Executive Council…

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A Local Man Takes on the Housing Shortage

There’s an old cliche that says everyone talks about the weather but no one ever does anything about it.  Here in Valdez, many people feel the same is true of our perennial housing shortage.  It’s a problem.  It’s difficult to attract new business wh…

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Good Named President of Alaska Library Association

Good Named President of Alaska Library Association

Valdez, AK – Valdez Consortium Library Head Librarian Mollie Good was recently appointed president of the Alaska Library Association. On February 25, 2017, Mollie Good was appointed President of the Alaska Library Association Executive Council at the organization’s annual general membership meeting in Ketchikan, Alaska. Ms. Good will serve a […]

Gov. Walker Introduces Legislation Promoting Safer Alaska Communities

Gov. Walker Introduces Legislation Promoting Safer Alaska Communities

  FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE                                                                                                                     No. 17-026 Contact:   Katie Marquette, Press Secretary – (907) 269-7447 Jonathon Taylor, Deputy Press Secretary – (907) 465-3985   Gov. Walker Introduces Legislation Promoting Safer Alaska Communities Bills protect vulnerable residents, allow for greater trooper presence in rural Alaska   Advertisement March 8, 2017 JUNEAU […]