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Seiners in Prince William Sound

What happened to the pink salmon?

By Allison Sayer for Valdez City News – Prince William Sound pink salmon fishermen are glad to have this season, described by one captain as “biblically bad” behind them. The salmon harvest was less than 30% of the expected harvest for this year. Prince William Sound was not alone; Kodiak, […]

Valdez Ice Climbing Festival 2016

Valdez Ice Climbing Festival 2016

By Sue Bergstrom for Valdez City News – The Valdez Ice Climbing Festival was started in 1983 and it continues to grow. This year’s festival was the biggest ever. Participation in this year’s event doubled for the third year in a row. On Saturday approximately three hundred climbers took part, […]

Ice Climbers Love Valdez

Ice Climbers Love Valdez

By Sue Bergstrom for Valdez City News – While the fact that ice climbers like Valdez may not be news to most residents, many of them may not be aware of the history and the one-of-a-kind nature of the Valdez Ice Climbing Festival that takes place in Keystone Canyon every […]