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MEET AND GREET WITH GOVENOR BILL WALKER
Friday, January 3rd 2015
1 – 3pm at the Gilson Middle School

The public of Valdez is invited to a “meet & greet” event with Govenor Bill Walker and Lt. Govenor Byron Mallot. This event will be held Friday, January 3rd from 1 to 3pm at the Gilson Middle School. There will be refreshments, a tour of the schools, and a showing of the video, “ Rebuilding the George H. Gilson Middle School and the Community of Valdez.”

CLICK HERE for more information

 
VALDEZ’S MARIAN WAMSLEY SET TO PLAY FOR THE NANOOKS
Fairbanks Newsminer –
Valdez High School girls’ basketball player Marian Wamsley will remain in the state and play basketball for the Alaska Nanooks next season, the university announced Wednesday. “Marian is a great addition to our program,” Nanooks head coach Cody Bench said in a University of Alaska Fairbanks press release. “She is a hard worker both on the court and in the classroom and she will excel in both aspects here at the University of Alaska.”

CLICK HERE to view full story.

 

KVAK HOLIDAY EXTRAVAGANZA

LIVE On-Air Production of “The Grinch Who Stole Christmas”
Thursday, December 18th - 5pm to 6pm
on 93.3FM & 1230AM or www.kvakradio.com
VHS Choir LIVE * SONGS BY HHES STUDENTS * PRIZE GIVEAWAYS
The Great Candy Cane Caper
Grab the whole family and enjoy and Old-Time Radio Drama on KVAK Radio 93.3FM & 1230AM. A cast of characters will converge on the KVAK studios and perform “The Grinch Who Stole Christmas” LIVE on-air. The VHS Choir will join us and we’ll play songs recorded by Hermon Hutchens students. We will have prize giveaways and encourage our listeners to join us in the Great Candy Cane Caper.


 
CITY COUNCIL MEETING
Monday, December 15th 2014
at City Council Chambers

Work Session – 6pm -
Regular Meeting –7pm

Items include:
  • Approval to enter Executive Session for the City Manager Quarterly Review
  • Approval of the Valdez Medical Center Management & Operating Agreement
  • Approval of the Final Plats of the Fireweed Hill, South Harbor and Struggling Spruce Subdivisions
  • Amendment of Chapter 8.2 of the Valdez Municipal Code on Nuisances
CLICK HERE for full agenda

All meetings of City Council and School Board are held in City Council Chambers, broadcast on 1230AM KVAK and streamed LIVE on www.kvakradio.com

 
VCVB LOOKING FOR AN Assistant/Services Coordinator
The Valdez and Convention & Visitors Bureau is looking to hire an Alaskan resident to serve as the Administrative Assistant and Services Coordinator for the office in Valdez. It is required that you submit a professionally formatted cover letter with your application detailing your experience, training and/or education and how you meet or exceed the minimum qualifications for this job role.  It is required that you submit a professionally formatted resume with your application.  Resumes should be submitted in Word or PDF format. Please provide three employment references that can attest to your suitability for this position. Your cover letter and resume will be considered as a writing sample and will be used to determine which applicants will advance to the interview phase of the recruitment and selection process.
 
Email submissions to:
Laurine Regan
Executive Director
LRegan@valdezalaska.org
Subject line to read: Visitor Center Administrative Assistant/Center Coordinator

CLICK HERE for a job description.

DUCKS UNLIMITED BANQUET
Saturday, November 15th 
5pm at the Valdez Civic Center

Ducks Unlimited is having an event in Valdez, Saturday November 15th at 5:30pm. There will be a prime rib dinner served, and tickets are $30 for youth and $50 for adults. Tickets for the event are available online at www.ducks.org.

For more information you can call 907-831-9775.
 
2014 CVEA RURALITE COVER PHOTO CONTEST
Want to have a chance of having your picture be the cover of Ruralite magazine?

CLICK HERE for more information or visit the CVEA Website

 

HALIBUT HOUSE SPECIALS
Winter lunch specials are at Alaska Halibut House
CLICK HERE to view Specials for this week


ALASKA POWER ASSOCIATION HOLDS 63rd ANNUAL MEETING IN VALDEZ


More than 170 people will gather in Valdez on Wednesday for three days of workshops, meetings and presentations designed to address the issues facing electric utilities in Alaska. Those in attendance will hear an update on the Allison Creek Hydroelectric Project, and some insight on what is happening with Eklutna Generation Station. These are both in addition to the host of speakers on hand with ranging areas of expertise.
CLICK HERE for more information on the meeting.

Valdez Arts Council will be hosting the annual Blues Cruise Fundraiser this Friday with live music from Rik Nielsen and friends. Boarding begins at 6:30 pm with a 7pm departure on the Stan Stephen’s MV Valdez Spirit. The cost is $50 per ticket and you can get your tickets at A Rogue’s Garden and Harbor Landing General Store.
MEET 2012’S NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC ADVENTURER OF THE YEAR

Tonight 7pm at the Valdez Library

Valdez Parks & Rec invites you to join Jennifer Pharr Davis, an endurance hiker named 2012’s National Geographic Adventurer of the Year this Tuesday at 7 P.M at the Valdez Library. Jennifer has logged over 12,000 miles on some of the world’s best trails across six different continents. They will also be announcing the H.A.W.K. finale winners! Please join us at the Valdez library, for what is sure to be an exciting and inspiring presentation from this world class athlete, author and wilderness adventurer. 


 
FAMILY SUPPORT GROUP MEETINGS
Meetings for a local support group welcomes parents, family and friends of children who are intellectually gifted yet challenged by behavioral issues, Autism spectrum, ADHD, OCD and more, will take place on the second Monday of each month at 7pm in the Coast Guard Community Center.
CLICK HERE for more information.

 

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valdeznews@gci.net
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P.O. Box 367
Valdez, AK 99686
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Physical address: 501 E. Bremner Street
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