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ANOTHER MIRACLE FOR EYAK - For the first time, a universally-accessible eLearning program has been developed for the Eyak language and participation is on the rise

Last month, the Eyak Language Revitalization Project reached a milestone, one that could disprove the notion that Eyak is an "extinct" language, and in fact, has a fighting chance: An eLearning program for the language is now available online, attracting users and drawing the community together.
 
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Community

A CENTURY OF ADVENTURE - A lot can happen between 1913 and now

Helen Grindle passed away recently. Another of those amazing pioneers that formed the unique legacy of Cordova and surrounding areas, she was 101 [...]

BRINGING THE SALMON BACK - Coho salmon used to run through the creeks right here in town.

Coho salmon used to run through the creeks right here in town. That memory drives the Copper River Watershed Project's stream restoration initiative: [...]

EDUCATIONAL ADVENTURE - On a drizzling morning at Sourdough Campground on the Gulkana River, the boat launch is alive with color and action.

On a drizzling morning at Sourdough Campground on the Gulkana River, the boat launch is alive with color and action. Bright yellow and blue rafts are [...]

CCMC - Administrator resigns as Providence renews commitment to priorities

At the July 2 Health Services Board meeting, Providence Health & Services announced that Theresa Carte, administrator of the Cordova Community Medical [...]

USCGC Sycamore's unique mission in Prince William Sound

On June 26, LCDR James L. Jarnac replaced LCDR Michael R. Sarnowski as Commanding Officer of the USCGC Sycamore. Sycamore's responsibilities include [...]

In memory of Helen Marion Grindle

Helen Marion Grindle (Dahlgren) past away at Cordova Community Medical Center in Cordova, Alaska, the 30th of May 2014 from aspiration pneumonia. She [...]

News

PRICES HOLDING - Statewide salmon harvest tops 71 million fish

Statewide commercial harvests of wild salmon rose above 71 million fish on July 22, including nearly 29 million salmon in Bristol Bay, but Copper [...]

MINE LIMITS - EPA proposes restrictions on Pebble project

A proposal issued July 18 by the Environmental Protection Agency would restrict mining activity in the salmon-rich Bristol Bay watershed, where a [...]

CLEAN WATER ACT - House legislation attacks EPA authority

Legislation now before Congress to limit authority of the Environmental Protection Agency to deny or restrict use of a defined area for specific [...]

HARVEST GROWS - Bristol Bay salmon harvest tops 28 million fish

Commercial salmon harvests have topped 28 million fish in Bristol Bay and 23 million fish in Prince William Sound, and the preliminary statewide [...]

OCEAN ACIDIFICATION - Effects of melting glaciers are part of PWS research

Ocean scientists who have been studying Prince William Sound for the past five years are hoping to determine by fall the maximum distribution of [...]

MEDEVAC

A woman who suffered a head injury aboard the Alaska Marine Highway's ferry Kennicott was medevaced from the vessel via a Coast Guard helicopter on [...]

 

Statewide Stories

AK Beat: Troopers suspend search for missing Brevig Mission man

AK Beat: Troopers suspend search for missing Brevig Mission man Twenty-one-year-old Clarence Ray Olanna was last seen July 15. After nearly a week [...]

AK Beat: 1 dead, 1 hurt in Wasilla home

AK Beat: 1 dead, 1 hurt in Wasilla home Alaska State Troopers say they found one man dead and another seriously injured early Monday morning in a [...]

AK Beat: Veteran musher loses home to wildfire

AK Beat: Veteran musher loses home to wildfire Among the residents impacted by wildfires ripping across Canada's Northwest Territories is Iditarod [...]

AK Beat: Judges named to Alaska Criminal Justice Commission

AK Beat: Judges named to Alaska Criminal Justice Commission Three seasoned judges are the first to be named to a new commission that will evaluate [...]

AK Beat: Several injured in early morning Bethel fight

AK Beat: Several injured in early morning Bethel fight "Edged weapons and impact weapons" were employed by participants in a fight early Tuesday [...]