KVAK INTERVIEW WITH GILSON MIDDLE SCHOOL PRINCIPAL ROD MORRISON ON AIR TODAY
Gilson Middle School Principal Rod Morrison visitied KVAK Wednesday morning to discuss the Lock Down incident at Valdez City Schools Tuesday afternoon. Morrison said the school had been searched thoroughly by the Valdez Police Department Tuesday night. Morrison commended the Valdez Police Department for their swift reaction to the situation and explained the events of the day in an interview with KVAK's Laurie Prax. The interview will air on 93.3FM and 1230AM during the 9am, Noon and 6pm news hours Wednesday.
POLICE IDENTIFY STUDENT WHO BROUGHT LOADED FIREARM TO SCHOOL
A press release from the City of Valdez was issued at 10:50pm Tuesday evening. The release states, "The Valdez Police Department reports that the student who brought a loaded firearm to Gilson Middle School today has been identified and interviewed. Information and investigation indicates that the student acted alone. Charges will be referred to the Juvenile Probation Officer at the conclusion of the investigation".
City Clerk Sheri Pierce said Valdez Police will be present at school locations Wednesday morning to reassure parents that there is no continued threat to student safety.
10th ANNUAL MAY DAY FLY-IN
Some of the best pilots across the state gathered at Valdez Pioneer Airfield for the 10th Annual May Day Fly-In. CLICK HERE for video from KTVA from the May Day Fly In.
CIVIC CENTER AED MISSING
The Valdez Fire Department is requesting the return of the community AED that was removed from the Civic Center last week. AED units are placed in public areas to help save lives. The AED that was borrowed can be returned to the fire department or the Civic Center. If you know who borrowed the unit please contact the police department at 835-4560.