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  1. Scientists find no new foreign species in Alaska harborRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Fairbanks Daily News-Miner

    The hunt for new species that are not indigenous to the waters near Valdez, Alaska, turned up empty, which scientists say "was great news."

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  2. Cash-poor Alaska eyes foreign capital to jump-start energy projectsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Reuters

    ... jeopardized the operation of the Trans-Alaska Oil Pipeline, which runs from the North Slope to the southern port of Valdez. This year, a state budget shortfall led the state to withhold hundreds of millions of dollars owed to small oil explorers. ...

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  3. School district plans active-shooter safety drillsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Fairbanks Daily News-Miner

    ... possible. One way that students and staff will be encouraged to face active shooters is by throwing things at them, Valdez Police Chief Bart Hinkle told the Fairbanks school board during a presentation. "It's not a fighting program. It's a surviving ...

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  4. Bioblitz' turns up no new non-native aquaticsRead the original story

    Wednesday Oct 18 | Alaska Journal of Commerce

    Prince William Sound Regional Citizens Advisory Council staff eye samples through microscopes from the 2016 "bioblitz" in the waters and infrastructure around Valdez. No non-native species were turned up in the survey.

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  5. Valdez volleyball sweeps Hutchison in Aurora seriesRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Oct 15 | Fairbanks Daily News-Miner

    Hutchison's Emily Wayfield, right, prepares to serve as teammate Alyssa Goforth watches during Friday night's Aurora Conference volleyball match against Valdez at Hutchison High School.

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  6. Hutchison volleyball falls to Aurora rival Valdez in four setsRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Oct 14 | Fairbanks Daily News-Miner

    The youthful Hawks - two seniors and one junior among 11 players - lost in four sets to the Valdez Buccaneers in Friday night's opening contest of a weekend Aurora Conference series in the Hutchison gymnasium.

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  7. Homer residents get new program, place to exercise with SPH physiciansRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 12 | Homer News

    ... then a year ago I finally reached out to Walk with a Doc, and they were super excited. They were just starting one in Valdez, and there is one in Anchorage." For now, the walks will happen once a month on the first Saturday, though Banks would ...

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  8. EPA, trucking firm settle over three spills in AlaskaRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 12 | Fleet Owner Magazine

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has reached settlement with Big State Logistics , a fuel hauler and trucking firm based in Fairbanks and Valdez, AK, over three separate spills on Alaska's Richardson Highway. The spills took place in 2016, between Fairbanks and Valdez and ranged from 339 gallons to 3,571 gallons of ultra-low sulfur diesel fuel.

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  9. Pot shops boomed, but it was a more subdued PFD day for some other retailersRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 11 | Anchorage Daily News

    ... Ingram said, and taking time to calculate how much they could afford. At marijuana retailer Herbal Outfitters in Valdez, general manager Derek Morris estimated the shop had about 30 percent more customers than usual around PFD day. A lot of them ...

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  10. AAFP Leaders Seek Support for Primary Care on Capitol HillRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Oct 9 | American Academy of Family Physicians

    ... of Overland Park, Kan.; Board Chair John Meigs, M.D., of Centreville, Ala.; President-elect John Cullen, M.D., of Valdez, Alaska; and CEO and EVP Douglas Henley, M.D., met with one House member and several House and Senate staff members to discuss ...

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  11. Rams volleyball finishes 5th at GraceRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Oct 8 | Fairbanks Daily News-Miner

    Aurora Conference volleyball rivals Monroe Catholic Rams and Valdez Buccaneers tied for fifth place on Saturday in their respective brackets of the Lady Grizzly Invitational in Anchorage.

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  12. Delta Junction volleyball wins second straight matchRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Oct 7 | Fairbanks Daily News-Miner

    ... Braves (25-14), Anchorage Christian School Lions (25-16) and the tournament host Lady Grizzlies (25-10). The Valdez Buccaneers, an Aurora Conference rival of Monroe, placed third in pool A with a 5-2 mark Friday. Valdez posted wins over the Kenai ...

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  13. Throwback Part: Victor De Le Rue POV in Alaska | ArcadiaRead the original story

    Thursday Oct 5 | Transworld

    For this week's throwback part, strap in with Victor De Le Rue as he charges Pyramid Peak in Valdez, Alaska.

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  14. Alaska elections roundup: Mat-Su Assembly incumbent trails; runoffs...Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 4 | Anchorage Daily News

    Voters across Alaska went to the polls Tuesday to decide on new taxes, borough mayors and Assembly members, city council seats and school board representatives. In the Matanuska-Susitna Borough's unofficial results , a conservative challenger, Clayton "Mokie" Tew, was narrowly leading incumbent Dan Mayfield for the Assembly seat representing Big Lake, 608-588.

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  15. Don't be fooled by a lingering autumn. Winter is coming.Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Oct 3 | Anchorage Daily News

    ... of early pioneers who gave me word-of-mouth information. Most accounts agree that Peter Monahan and Maclaren left Valdez early one summer, perhaps in 1901, with the objective of prospecting the upper Susitna River. Maclaren's full name is lost in ...

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  16. Alaska trucking company settles with feds over Richardson Highway fuel spillsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Oct 3 | Anchorage Daily News

    ... Big State Logistics' tankers were involved in three crashes last year on the Richardson Highway, which runs between Valdez and Fairbanks. A man who answered the phone Tuesday at Big State Logistics said that its president, Mervin Gilbertson, was on ...

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  17. Alyeska terminal spillRead the original story

    Sep 21, 2017 | Petroleum News

    Tanker loading resumed at the Valdez Marine Terminal Sept. 25, following an overflight of the spill zone confirmed to federal and state officials that recovery operations following a Sept.

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  18. Valdez tug transition on track, Alyeska official saysRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 26 | Alaska Journal of Commerce

    The major move to a new oil tanker escort firm in Valdez is going well according to Alyeska Pipeline Service Co. managers.

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  19. Valdez oil spill cleanup winds down; tanker traffic to resumeRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Sep 25 | Fairbanks Daily News-Miner

    Workers have have almost finished cleaning the oil that spilled last week at a loading dock in Port Valdez.

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  20. Valdez spill response continues as Alyeska investigates causeRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Sep 25 | APRN

    Response task forces of fishing vessels and self-propelled skimmers at the Valdez Marine Terminal on Sept. 23. Alyeska Pipeline Service Company is investigating how crude oil ended up in the Port of Valdez after a spill last Thursday.

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