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Posted on: November 26, 2015

Thompson Pass Reopens- Use Cautionary Driving

AK DOT announced that Thompson Pass (MP 18 thru 42) is now open. Severe winter driving conditions still exist. Please use caution while traveling to or from Valdez. Please check current road conditions prior to travel by visiting

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Posted on: November 26, 2015

ROAD CLOSURE -Thompson Pass MP 18 thru 42 Closed Until Further Notice by Alaska DOT

Alaska DOT has closed the Richardson Highway from MP 18 - 42 (Thompson Pass) due to avalanche activity, freezing rain and slush on roadway. Unknown when it will re-open. Please visit for updates.

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Posted on: November 25, 2015

December 1, 2015 City Council Agenda and Agenda Packet Materials Now Available on Website

The agenda and agenda packet are now available for viewing on the city website.

Posted on: November 24, 2015



As winter arrives in Valdez, the City reminds residents to stay safe and avoid walking on Ruth Pond. At this point in the season, the pond is not completely frozen and serious danger exists of falling through the i...Read on...

Posted on: November 25, 2015

December 1, 2015 City Council Meeting Agenda Available on Website

Agenda and packet materials for the December 1, 2015 City Council meeting are available for viewing on the City website.

Posted on: November 20, 2015

Reminder: No Parking on the Street During Snow Removal Hours

Public Service Announcement
City of Valdez Street Maintenance Department

Finally! Snow is here! As a reminder: Please do not park on the street during snow removal hours, especially overnight. Vehicles, boats, snow machines, trailers, basketball hoop...Read on...

Posted on: November 6, 2015

RESCHEDULED: Town Hall Meeting - Alaska Marijuana Local Options

The City of Valdez invites the public to attend a Town Hall Meeting on Friday, December 11th, 7:00 PM at the Valdez Civic Center to solicit public comment and questions regarding options for local government to allow for certain kinds of marijuana establi...Read on...

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Posted on: November 13, 2015

2016 Tax Exemption Applications Available Online & City Hall

2016 tax exemption applications are available for senior citizens, disabled veterans, community purpose, and fire suppression systems. Applications, with supporting documentation, must be received by the City Clerk's office no later than January 15, 2016.

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Posted on: November 10, 2015

Now Accepting Applications: Valdez Museum & Historical Archive (VMHA) Board of Directors

Public Notice

Three vacancies on the Valdez Museum and Historical Archive Association (VMHA) Board of Directors currently exist due to term expiration. Board members are appointed by the Valdez Museum and Historical Archive Association Corporation (Val...Read on...

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Posted on: October 29, 2015

2016 Energy Assistance Program Registration Open

The Valdez City Council approved an Energy Assistance Program to help local residents relieve some of the energy costs this winter. The program offers an energy credit of $550.00 per household or amount that is determined by council, that can be applied t...Click Here for More Information...

Posted on: March 31, 2015

New Harbor Development Project Webpage

The project is a multi-year, phased project to build a new harbor basin and upland facilities on the south side of Hotel Hill. The new harbor will include docks/moorage capacity, vehicle parking lot, additional vessel launch ramps, and support services.

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Parks & Rec News

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Posted on: November 6, 2015


There is no entry fee, and if you register, you might win a great Parks & Rec prize package worth over $100!

Registration ends on Friday, December 18th at 5:00PM.

Judging will take place the evening of Monday, December 21st.

The winner will b...Read on...

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