• Report: Last two Blockbuster Video stores in Alaska are closing, leaving 1 left in U.S.

    By: KIRO 7 News Staff

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    The two remaining Blockbuster stores in Alaska are set to close, leaving only one remaining Blockbuster store in Bend, Oregon, the Anchorage Daily News reported. 

    "We regret to inform our customers that Blockbuster Video will be closing both the College and Debarr stores starting July 16th," District Manager Kelli Vey and General Manager Kevin Daymude said a joint statement posted Thursday afternoon on Facebook. "We will reopen for our inventory sale on Tuesday, July 17th at 12 noon and will run through the months of July and August. These are the last two Blockbuster stores in Alaska that survived and it is sad to say goodbye to our dedicated customers. We have thought of you as family for the past 28 years."

    Follow this link to read the full story from the Anchorage Daily News. See vintage Blockbuster ads below.


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