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Interview with Shawn Arnold 11-23-20

KVAK’s Laurie Prax interviewed Valdez City Schools Superintendent Shawn Arnold. Topics covered include: School closures; close contacts; quarantine; selective testing for cases related to Valdez City Schools; COVID leave, and survey results from staff and […]

Interview with Dr. Kathy Todd 11-18-20

KVAK’s Laurie Prax interviewed Dr. Kathy Todd of Valdez Medical Clinic. Topics covered include: current cases; COVID exposure at Valdez City Schools and quarantine numbers and recommendations; testing and discussion about vaccines.

Interview Regarding Meals Hill Master Plan Meeting 11-16-20

KVAK’s Laurie Prax talked with Holly Spoth-Torres of Huddle and Nick Farline of Valdez Parks & Recreation regarding their Meals Hill Master Plan Virtual Public Meeting. MEALS HILL MASTER PLAN INTERACTIVE VIRTUAL PUBLIC MEETING Monday, […]

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  • Letter: We need a mandate November 23, 2020
    Gov. Mike Dunleavy put out an emergency alert recently via a YouTube video. Apparently there is a pandemic going around; some people may not have heard. It was nice that the governor said some words, but he still refuses to implement a statewide mask mandate. Instead, he just stated what we already know. The virus […]
  • Man charged with murder in shooting that preceded SUV crash Thursday on Dimond Boulevard, police say November 23, 2020
    Anchorage police investigate the scene of a car crash Thursday morning, Nov. 19, 2020, at the intersection of Dimond Boulevard and Minnesota Drive. (Emily Mesner / ADN) (Emily Mesner/)A 45-year-old man has been charged with murder after an apparent fatal dispute over his wife with another man, who was found dead following a single-vehicle crash […]
  • GM to recall 7 million vehicles globally to replace Takata air bags November 23, 2020
    DETROIT — General Motors will recall about 7 million big pickup trucks and SUVs worldwide to replace potentially dangerous Takata air bag inflators.The announcement came Monday after the U.S. government told the automaker it had to recall 6 million of the vehicles in the U.S.GM says it will not fight the decision, even though it […]
  • Now comes the hardest part: Getting a coronavirus vaccine from loading dock to upper arm November 23, 2020
    Ahmed El Kority, pharmacy director at Riverside Shore Memorial Hospital in Virginia, inspects a new ultracold freezer that will be used to store coronavirus vaccine that must be kept as cold as minus-70 Celsius. (Photo for The Washington Post by Parker Michels-Boyce) (Parker Michels-Boyce/)Riverside Health System in Virginia has ordered a specialized freezer for each […]
  • Barge shipping price hike expected to raise Alaska consumer prices November 23, 2020
    The last Alaska Marine Lines ocean-going barge of the year for Bethel, Alaska, lands Sept. 27, 2016, at the city dock. (Lisa Demer / ADN)JUNEAU - Alaska’s largest barge operator has announced a price increase starting next month, which analysts said could lead to higher prices for groceries and other consumer goods in the state […]

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