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Harold Johnston, M.D., named chief executive  for Providence Medical Group Alaska

Harold Johnston, M.D., named chief executive for Providence Medical Group Alaska

ANCHORAGE, AK — Harold Johnston, M.D., has accepted the role of chief executive for Providence Medical Group Alaska effective March 16. “We are honored to have Dr. Johnston as our new chief executive for Providence Medical Group Alaska,” said Bruce Lamoureux, chief executive, Providence Health & Services Alaska. “Harold has […]

Bid Posting: Human Resources Services to Review City Human Resources Function and Personnel Regulations

Bid Posting: Human Resources Services to Review City Human Resources Function and Personnel Regulations

Human Resources Services to Review City Human Resources Function and Personnel Regulations The City of Valdez is requesting proposals from qualified individuals or firms to review the City’s Human Resource function and Personnel Regulations. The City does not have a formal Human Resources Department, and HR functions are managed within […]

Bid Posting: Valdez High School HVAC, Controls & Boiler Upgrades

Bid Posting: Valdez High School HVAC, Controls & Boiler Upgrades

Valdez High School HVAC, Controls & Boiler Upgrades Bid Posting Date: March 4, 2015 Project:  Valdez High School HVAC, Controls & Boiler Upgrades Contract Number: 1213 Bids Due: Sealed bids will be accepted until 10:00am local time on March 25, 2015 Pre-Bid Meeting: March 18, 2015 at 10:00am (Non-Mandatory) This project includes, but is not necessarily […]

Bid Posting: Valdez Museum, Library & Elementary School Roof Replacements

Valdez Museum, Library & Elementary School Roof Replacements Bid Posting Date: March 4, 2015 Project:  Valdez Museum, Library & Elementary School Roof Replacements Contract Number: 1214 Bids Due: Sealed bids will be accepted until 2:00pm local time on March 25, 2015 Pre-Bid Meeting: March 18, 2015 at 2:00pm (Non-Mandatory) This project includes, but is not necessarily […]

Valdez Artists:  Shana Anderson

Valdez Artists: Shana Anderson

By Sue Bergstrom for Valdez City News – Shana Anderson is probably best known to Valdez locals as the city’s long-time Animal Control Officer. The city dog park is named in her honor and she is still active with the non-profit Friends of the Valdez Animal Shelter. She is also […]

MAR 8: Fairweather Sailings Canceled Due To Mechanical Issue

Due to a mechanical issue with one of the vessel’s engines,  FVF Fairweather sailings for Sunday, March 8 are canceled. Additional Information will be provided as necessary. AMHS staff is contacting affected passengers. For schedule information, please visit FerryAlaska.com or contact your local terminal by dialing 1-907-465-3941 or toll-free at […]

Free Backcountry Safety Classes

Contact: Andy Romano North America Outdoor Institute andy@naoiak.org – 907-376-2898   Debra McGhan FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE   Alaska Avalanche Information Center dmcghan@alaskasnow.org – 907-982-0332   www.naoiak.org www.alaskasnow.org   Advertisement BACKCOUNTRY SAFETY AWARENESS Be prepared for your Alaskan Adventures   It generally happens in the blink of an eye, the unexpected occurs and […]

Robert King to Speak in Valdez

Robert King to Speak in Valdez

Robert King, the Alaska State Archeologist for the Bureau of Land Management will be speaking in Valdez on Thursday March 12th and 13th. The first speech, entitled Curious Tales, Stories of Dog Mushers with Connections to the Copper River Basin, will be at The Valdez Consortium Library from 7:00 to […]