LAST WEEKEND’S POWER OUTAGE DUE TO HIGH WATER IN VALDEZ
High water, caused by flooding from the recent rainfall, eroded approximately 60 feet of the river bank surrounding Structure 38-7 causing it to collapse. The brief power outage which occurred late last Sunday night affected all CVEA members.
PUBLIC INVITED TO VIEW THE RELEASE HARBOR SEAL PUP
The Alaska SeaLife Center is excited to announce the release of a female Pacific harbor seal pup this Friday at 3:30pm at the Public Access Boat Lunch at Lowell Point Beach in Seward. “Gobi” the newborn seal pup was rescued on July 3 after being abandoned by its mother. The Alaska SeaLife Center operates a 24-hour hotline (1-888-774-SEAL) for the public to report stranded marine mammals or birds and is the only permanent marine rehabilitation center in Alaska.
UNITS RESPOND TO VESSEL FIRE
Valdez Fire, Police and the USCG responded to the report of a vessel explosion in the Small Boat Harbor last Wednesday evening. The 30-foot commercial fishing vessel had one adult onboard when it exploded at approximately 7:55pm. The cause of the incident remains under investigation and the individual on board was transported to Providence Hospital.
Trial set for Kenai man charged with soldier scam
KENAI, Alaska - A Superior Court judge in Kenai has set a trial date for a man who is charged with establishing a charity for overseas soldiers and keeping most of the donations for personal use.
Woman gives birth in Anchorage jail
ANCHORAGE, Alaska — An Alaska Corrections spokeswoman says a 24-year-old Anchorage woman has given birth at the Anchorage jail. The woman reportedly told jail workers she didn't know she was pregnant.
Alaska university campuses adapt to more veterans
ANCHORAGE, Alaska — Bryan Box, a 28-year-old student veteran, carries a large thermos with "SAB9491T" scribbled on its side. The inscription is Box's battle roster, which he described as a digital "do
Commission: Alaska needs power improvements
ANCHORAGE, Alaska — Alaska has an adequate power supply but an insufficient transmission system, which together could be strained by new Environmental Protection Agency requirements, according to Regu
Parnell signs resolution backing King Cove road
JUNEAU, Alaska — Gov. Sean Parnell says he believes Interior Secretary Sally Jewell is capable of changing her mind on allowing for a road to be built from King Cove to an all-weather airport at Cold
Judge to hear arguments in Pebble lawsuit
JUNEAU, Alaska - The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has asked a judge to dismiss a lawsuit alleging it overstepped its bounds by taking steps that could result in the restriction or prohibition
Alaska unemployment rate rises to 6.8 percent
JUNEAU, Alaska - Alaska's unemployment has risen to its highest level since October 2012, but the state Labor Department says it's too early to tell whether that signals a new trend.
Mott to lead Alaska Guard response team
JUNEAU, Alaska - Brigadier General Jon K. Mott will lead a team charged with implementing recommendations for restoring confidence in the leadership and structure of the Alaska National Guard.