Gold Rush Days 2017 Begin Wednesday, August 2nd

Gold Rush Days 2017  will be happening August 2nd through 6th in Valdez. This annual event includes activities for all ages from the  Wednesday crowning of the 2017 Gold Rush Days King and Queen, Shannon and Henry Irish to  the Sunday grand final…

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Valdez Airport Bookcase Kickoff Party

Join Valdez Imagination Library as we kickoff our partnership with Erin Kirkland of “READ on the Fly” in a ribbon cutting ceremony. The City of Valdez has been amazing in supporting us and building our new bookcase that will be providing books to p…

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Recent News and Information


DOT Signs Memo of Agreement with Friends of Fox Spring

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: July 19, 2017 CONTACT: Meadow Bailey, (907) 451-2240, Potential Government Shutdown Effects on ADOT&PF Services (JUNEAU, Alaska) – This week the Alaska Department of Transportation and Public Facilities (ADOT&PF) and the Friends of Fox Spring signed a memorandum of agreement that outlines maintenance and funding responsibilities […]

Valdez Softball 7/19/17

VALDEZ SOFTBALL ASSOCIATION COED Softball Scores from 07.19.17 Harris Sand & Gravel (16) vs. Puddle Pirates (11) SilverBay (24) vs. Hooligans (1) Harris Sand & Gravel (7) vs. Hooligans (0) Crowley (12) vs. Puddle Pirates (2) Current COED League Standings Advertisement SilverBay 8-3 Harris Sand & Gravel 8-4 Crowley 7-4 […]

Drawing Upon the Collection-Historic Lighthouses of Alaska

Drawing Upon the Collection-Historic Lighthouses of Alaska

The Valdez Museum & Historical Archive announces Drawing Upon the Collection: “Historic Lighthouses of Alaska.” This three-hour workshop combines history, museum artifacts, and art-making. Gauged to students and adults grade three and up. Thursday, July 27th, 1-4 pm. For more information contact the Museum at or call 835-2764. Advertisement

Governor Walker Joins Governor’s Group Taking A Stand on Health Care

July 18, 2017 Statement from Bipartisan group of Governors on U.S. Senate health care bill  Today, a bipartisan group of governors issued the following statement in response to recent developments and proposed changes to the Senate health care bill. “Congress should work to make health insurance more affordable by controlling […]