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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 $239,000. More Valdez information.

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Wednesday Apr 16 | KTOO-TV Juneau

Legislature considers $150m to help oil refineries

The Flint Hills refinery in North Pole plans to cease operation this spring, and the Parnell Administration warns Petro Star's refinery in North Pole might be next.

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Tue Apr 15, 2014

Homer Tribune

Local artist unfurls community banners on Earth Day

Photo provided Mavis Muller's banner "Alaskans Still Fighting for the Earth" hangs off an Alaska fishing boat.

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Tue Apr 08, 2014

Anchorage Daily News

John Havelock: Alaskans face choice of self-rule or corporate control

Many years ago, the Alaska legislature insisted on setting statutory requirements for "local hire" by the oil industry.

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Anchorage Daily News

1964 Alaska earthquake still reverberates for scientists

When a strong earthquake rocked northern Chile on April 1, scientists were quick with an explanation: It had occurred along a fault where stresses had been building as one of the Earth's crustal plates slowly dipped beneath another.

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Mon Apr 07, 2014

Brad brace

All Native Now

It was Good Friday, 50 years ago on March 27, 1964, that according to seismologists, the snow peaks of Prince William Sound jumped 33 feet into the air and fell back down.

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Fri Mar 28, 2014

Homer News

Muller presents - Remembering' talk on Exxon Valdez spill

Homer environmental artist, basket and story weaver Mavis Muller presents "Remembering: Community Art as Healing Force" at 6 p.m. April 18 at the Pratt Museum.

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Thu Mar 27, 2014

Truthdig

Death Came By Water, Then By Oil

It was Good Friday, 50 years ago on March 27, 1964, that according to seismologists, the snow peaks of Prince William Sound jumped 33 feet into the air and fell back down.

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Bellingham Herald

Tsunami warnings improved since a 64 quake, but unlikely to help those closest

A soldier crosses Fourth Avenue, the main street in Anchorage, on March 29, 1964.

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National Fisherman

50 years ago today: "Earthquake Staggers Alaskan Fishing Industry"

On March 27, 1964, Basil Ferrier and his son Del were fishing near Valdez, Alaska.

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Wed Mar 26, 2014

Homer News

50 years ago Quake rattles Homer

Fifty years ago today Alaska was slammed with a 9.2 earthquake. It occurred at 5:36 p.m. and its epicenter was about 90 kilometers west of Valdez and 120 kilometers east of Anchorage, according to the Alaska Earthquake Information Center.

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Salon

Confronting my Exxon Valdez horror 25 years later

An oil covered bird is examined on an island in Prince William Sound, Alaska in April 1989.

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The Olympian

Great Alaska Earthquake shook Alaska 50 years ago

Time stopped at the start of the '64 Great Alaska Earthquake, the second largest ever recorded at magnitude 9.2. The ground shook for four to five minutes, roughly twice through "I Want to Hold Your Hand," the Beatles No.

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Mon Mar 24, 2014

Anchorage Daily News

Terror of tsunamis: Warning systems improved since 1964 quake but unlikely to help Alaskans

N OAA's National Geophysical Data Center puts the total number of deaths resulting from the Great Alaska Earthquake of 1964 at 139.

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Federal Bureau of Investigation

The Exxon Valdez: 25 years after the oil spill, we continue to...

The ship was outbound from Port Valdez and carried 53 million gallons of crude oil; an estimated 11 million gallons spilled into the Gulf of Alaska.

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Sun Mar 23, 2014

Anchorage Daily News

Seismic shift: How the Good Friday Earthquake of 1964 changed science

Aerial view of damage in Turnagain area, Anchorage, Alaska, after March 27, 1964 earthquake, showing collapsed bank of coastal land in foreground and stable land with houses still standing in background.

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HeraldNet

25 years after Exxon Valdez, lessons are still relevant

Twenty-five years ago tonight, workers at the Alyeska Marine Terminal in Alaska loaded fifty-three million gallons of North Slope crude oil onto the supertanker Exxon Valdez.

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Fri Mar 21, 2014

Anchorage Daily News

'It seemed to last forever': tales from the Great Alaska Earthquake

Anchorage Times photographer Joe Rychetnik was sent to Valdez to cover the destruction in the port town, March 28-29, 1964.

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Thu Mar 20, 2014

Anchorage Daily News

Steve Haycox: Oil did more than gold, war or statehood to transform Alaska

March 24 marks 25 years since the Exxon Valdez tanker oil spill in Prince William Sound; March 27 will be 50 years since the great Alaska earthquake.

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