Author: Sue Bergstrom

Valdez Rock Climbing Festival Memorial Day Weekend

Valdez Rock Climbing Festival Memorial Day Weekend

Valdez Rock Climbing Festival 2015 will be Friday, May 22 through Monday, May 25 and will include, climbing, climbing clinics, climbing competitionss, climbing camaraderie, climbing irony, climbing chatter. All ages and skills welcome to join us exploring the crags around Valdez. Lots of evening entertainment with music, dancing, spaghetti feed […]

Copper River Watershed Heroes 2015

Copper River Watershed Heroes 2015

By Sue Bergstrom for VCN – The Copper River Watershed began recognizing a community member who went above and beyond in caring for the watershed by providing leadership and inspiration in the fall of 2013.  The first winner was Paul Swartzbart of Cordova, awarded at the combined Wild Food Feast […]

Valdez Harbor Project Officially Underway

Valdez Harbor Project Officially Underway

By Sue Bergstrom for VCN – Representatives of the City of Valdez, R&M Consultants, ARCADIS U.S. Inc. and the public, gathered at the base of Hotel Hill on Friday, April 24th to officially begin the long-awaited Valdez Harbor Expansion Project. Mayor Larry Weaver, members of the Valdez City Council, representatives […]

Art Summer Camp

Art Summer Camp

Advertisement Hands on History and Art Summer Camp with instructors Jan Whalen and Faith Revell will be June 8th through June 12th, 2015. There will be two sessions per day, younger students in the morning and older students in the afternoon. Sessions will be held both inside and outside. There […]

PWSCC Commencement 2015

PWSCC Commencement 2015

Advertisement The Prince William Sound Community College Commencement Ceremony will be held at the college’s atrium on May 2, 2015, from 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. Coast Guard Commander Joseph Lally will be the graduation speaker. Light snacks and beverages will be served after the ceremony. Call 834-1632 for more […]

Air Show, Valdez Style

Air Show, Valdez Style

By Sue Bergstrom for VCN – Alaska has a unique history in aviation. Wikipedia defines ‘bush flying’ as aircraft operations carried out in remote, inhospitable regions of the world in rough terrain where there are often no prepared landing strips or runways. It doesn’t define bush pilots at all, somewhat […]