Author: Sue Bergstrom

AKDOT & PF Meets with Community in Valdez

AKDOT & PF Meets with Community in Valdez

By Sue Bergstrom for Valdez City News – Alaska Department of Transportation and Public Facilities Northern Region Director, David Miller met with members of the community at the Valdez Civic Center on Tuesday January Twelfth to discuss the impacts of proposed cuts in service. Attendees were given a handout with […]

City and Aleut Corporation to Pursue Agreement

City and Aleut Corporation to Pursue Agreement

Interim City Manager Bob Jean, incoming City Manager Dennis Ragsdale and Community and Economic Development Director Lisa Von Bargen met with community members on Friday, January 8th to discuss progress toward an agreement with Aleut Corporation regarding the pending closure of Aleutian Village. A draft Memo of Understanding between The […]

Aleutian Village Saga Continues

Aleutian Village Saga Continues

By Sue Bergstrom for Valdez City News – Tenants and interested parties gathered in the Valdez City Council Chambers on Wednesday, December 9th for a presentation by city officials followed by comments and questions from the floor. Director of Community and Economic Development Lisa Von Bargen discussed the results of […]

Valdez Artist Jan Whalen

Valdez Artist Jan Whalen

By Sue Bergstrom for Valdez City News – Although she makes, displays and sells beautiful things, Jan Whalen is above all a teacher and an advocate for making art. “Art is just as important as any other subject in school, and it should be part of EVERY person’s day, every […]