Congrats to the Northern Exposure Men's Softball Team for placing third in the Mug Shot Softball Tournament in the Valley this past weekend! Additionally, Travis McCain, Tysen Blake, and Kris Albright were selected as Tournament All Stars and Darren Caudle earned the Tournament Golden Glove award! The Northern Exposure Men's team is comprised of Valdez Softball Association players from the Crowley, Hooligans, and Northern Exposure Co-Ed teams here in Valdez.
Photo by: Jena Devlin
Click to enlarge Copper Valley Telecom 4G LTE Wireless Service Expansion in 2014
Copper Valley Telecom’s new 4G LTE wireless data service expansion project is complete and will provide data service with superfast (10-15 mpbs) speeds in the Copper Valley service area and beyond.
The new expansions, added to the 12 initial sites upgraded in 2013, include the following 4G LTE site locations: Tazlina, Tolsona Ridge, Willow Mountain, Nelchina, Chistochina, Glenn-Rich Silver Springs, Slana, Cannon Hill (Chitina) and Sourdough and McCarthy. To take advantage of the new higher speeds, customers will need to have 4G LTE-compatible handsets like the Samsung S5.
CLICK HERE to read press release from Copper Valley Telecom.
WOMEN'S DERBY EARLY REGISTRATION STARTS SATURDAY
The Valdez Prospector will host early registration for the Women's Silver Salmon Derby this Saturday. The theme of this year's event is "Fairy Tales" and there will be a costume contest Friday Night, August 8th at the Civic Center. Group participants will be allowed no more than 2 minutes to show off their costumes for a chance to win. There will also be an individual "Best Costume" winner. There will be prizes for the Top 50 fish caught and, in honor of the 10th Anniversary, the prize will be a fleece jacket. The Queen of the Silver Salmon Sisterhood will be crowned Saturday night.