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Posted on: August 15, 2022

DOWL Community Meeting - August 25, 2022, 5:30-7:30pm

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The City of Valdez has partnered with DOWL to host a Community Meeting so citizens can ask questions or learn more about the Valdez Pavement Plan - Phases 4, 5, and 6. The meeting is scheduled for Thursday, August 25, 2022, from 5:30 - 7:30pm at the Valde...

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Posted on: August 4, 2022

August 4th is Coast Guard Day!

image of Mayor Scheidt presenting the Coast Guard Day Proclamation to Executive Officer Jacobs

Today is Coast Guard Day! In honor of this day, we want to recognize our local Forces Valdez Coast Guard personnel at U.S. Coast Guard Station Valdez. Thank you for making Valdez a safer place to live, work, and play! ??

In recognition of this day, the Cit...

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Posted on: August 3, 2022

Do you have 1 minute a month to help make the City of Valdez better?

FlashVote launch

The City of Valdez and FlashVote are working to make civic participating, accessible and simple for the Valdez community. The City of Valdez recently entered into a contract with FlashVote, a cutting-edge survey provider that will collect timely resident ...

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Posted on: August 2, 2022

DOWL Engineering - Gold Rush Days Open Air Market - Friday, August 5

DOWL Engineering

DOWL Engineering will have a booth at the Gold Rush Days Open Air Market this Friday. Stop by the booth to receive information regarding the upcoming Pavement Management Phases IV, V, and VI. 
Existing pavement conditions on City of Valdez roads h...
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City News
Posted on: July 26, 2022

I Love Valdez Video

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Click the link below to view the new I Love Valdez video! 

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Posted on: July 25, 2022

Utility Payments for the Local Utility iNflation Assistance Program Coming Soon!

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Good news! Local Utility iNflation Assistance (LUNA) Program payments in the amount of $550 will be mailed to utility providers at the end of July. Program participants who are not delinquent on their City bills will see payments applied to their designat...

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City News
Posted on: July 17, 2022

City of Valdez News Release

22-0010 COV 07172022 News Release VFD Backcountry Search and Rescue of missing rafter in Tsaina Rive

For immediate release: 7/17/2022, 1:00 p.m.

Valdez, AK – On July 16, 2022, at 10:37 a.m., Valdez Dispatch was notified by the Fairbanks Police Department of an InReach activation from an individual reporting that their companion had tipped their raft and f...

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Posted on: July 15, 2022

City of Valdez News Release

22-0009 COV 07152022 News Release VFD assists with search of overdue aircraft

For immediate release: 7/15/2022, 9:00 a.m.

Valdez, AK – On July 13, 2022 Valdez Police and Fire Departments flew drones in a specified search area in support of the Alaska Rescue Coordination Center (AKRCC) effort to locate an overdue aircraft t...

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Posted on: July 14, 2022

Public Safety Announcement

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For immediate release: 07/14/2022 11:00 a.m.

Valdez, AK – The Alaska Rescue Coordination Center (RCC) at Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson is coordinating rescue efforts for a missing aircraft. The RCC is in communication with the Valdez Fire Depar...

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Posted on: July 1, 2022

City of Valdez - Public Safety Announcement

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PUBLIC SAFETY ANNOUNCEMENT

FIREWORKS PROHIBITED

 

 

For immediate release: 07/01/2022 11:00 a.m.

 Valdez, AK - The City of Valdez has prohibited the discharge of fireworks within Valdez City limits due to the ongoing dry conditions a...

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Posted on: June 28, 2022

City of Valdez News Release - CORRECTION

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CORRECTION

Valdez, Alaska (06/27/2022) - Valdez Fire and Police Departments responded to a reported explosion and fire at the Petro Star Refinery on Dayville Road.
At approximately 5:04 p.m. Valdez Dispatch received reports of an explosion and fire at the P...
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