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Valdez, Alaska is located in Valdez Cordova County. Zip codes in Valdez, AK include 99686. The median home price in Valdez is $229,000. More Valdez information.

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In support of oil tax referendum, Bill Walker makes perfect case against it

OPINION: I admire Bill Walker's passion, but I think he's made the wrong policy call about Alaska's oil tax structure.

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Wed Jul 23, 2014

Anchorage Daily News

Court finds setnet ban initiative can move forward

A group looking to introduce a ballot initiative that would ban commercial setnets in Alaska's urban areas received approval to move forward Wednesday.

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Tue Jul 22, 2014

Homer Tribune

Creating her own 'Little House' in Alaska

As a little girl, Robin McAllistar used to pretend she was Laura Ingalls Wilder from the "Little House on the Prairie" books.

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Mon Jul 21, 2014

Anchorage Daily News

Tesoro rejects Petro Star claims it seeks to stifle refinery competition

Of the nearly three dozen bills and resolutions from the 2014 Alaska Legislature awaiting final approval from Gov. Sean Parnell, one calls upon the administration to seek a plan before January to "reduce the cost of quality bank adjustments paid by in-state refiners of Alaska North Slope crude oil."

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Anchorage Daily News

Grizzly-mauled Guardsman was trained just hours earlier how to react to bear attack

An Alaska Army National Guard sergeant from Valdez is recovering from his injuries after an encounter with a sow grizzly bear and her cubs on the outskirts of Anchorage.

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KFQD-AM Anchorage

17 billionth barrel flows down Alaska pipeline

The trans-Alaska pipeline has moved its 17 billionth barrel of oil. The operator of the 37-year-old pipeline, Alyeska Pipeline Service Co., announced the milestone Monday.

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Thu Jul 10, 2014

Anchorage Daily News

Fireweed 400 bike race kicks off long journey for two Anchorage men

A couple of Anchorage men hope to parlay this weekend's Fireweed 400 bike race into a two-day road trip that puts an Alaskan spin on planes, trains and automobiles.

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Alaska Journal of Commerce

The evolution of Alaskaa s oil taxes

Editor's note: In this issue, you'll find a comprehensive look at the issues surrounding the upcoming Aug. 19 election that will decide whether Alaska keeps the oil tax reform bill passed in 2013 or returns to the previous system known as ACES, or Alaska's Clear and Equitable Share, that was in place from 2007 until the end of 2013.

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Tue Jul 08, 2014

Homer Tribune

Halibut Cove Live offers a feast for the senses

Photo provided Halibut Cove Live, hosted at Quiet Place Lodge, features a host of culinary delights and world-class musicians playing live jazz and bluegrass on a floating stage.

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Sat Jul 05, 2014

Anchorage Daily News

Coast Guard: Fishing boat capsizes in Port Valdez, no injuries reported

A 45-foot fishing boat carrying several hundred pounds of salmon capsized in Port Valdez Friday, the Coast Guard said.

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Sun Jun 29, 2014

Anchorage Daily News

Point-Counterpoint: SB 21 cedes Alaska's power and money to the oil companies

Tax breaks are especially popular with politicians and oil companies because there is no real verifiable accounting trail of amounts given up or received back.

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