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Local investors give shipyard a lift

Against jagged mountaintops and towers of shipping containers, the Megan Victoria rose like a leviathan out of the Prince William Sound. On her ascent to the shipyard, the small seining vessel let loose a torrent of water, rocking to-and-fro in the hammock of lines reaching under her belly and over her mast to the travel lift. Her captain, David Larson, was taking his boat out of the water for repairs—something he does annually.
 
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Community

In with the new

After four years of Providence Health and Services, the Cordova Community Medical Center may soon be under new management. The city is currently [...]

Community Effort

Cordova, thank you so much for everything that made the fundraiser dinners the senior Girl Scout troop- the same group that fundraised to travel to [...]

New Teachers - From cabin classroom to school building

The rectangular windows along the far wall of classroom 11 began to show signs of drizzle. It was precisely what Emily Moody had hoped. Her afternoon [...]

Seal Release -Success for Wobbegong

Two and a half months ago, life got pretty interesting at Cordova\'s old harbor. Caitlin McKinstry and Rob Campbell had been monitoring a baby seal [...]

Rising in the ranks

Chadam Warga started as a boy scout when he was in second grade. He\'s just turned eighteen and after roughly a decade of camping, hiking, and [...]

Net Mending-Through the eye of a needle

Joan Songer's fingers tug at the twine, and she reels in a net as green and salty as the tide. This is where she loves it best: the harbor. Its warped [...]

News

Whales..Thirty dead whales ....And no one knows why

Everything dies. It's inevitable. Plants and animals die, stars die, even humans will go extinct someday. So of course, whales are going to die. It's [...]

Effort stepped up on ocean acidification education

Two environmental groups plan to put their new kiosk on the road to coastal communities in coming years to teach people of all ages about causes and [...]

Local response to Canadian transboundary mines ramps up

Vice Mayor Cindi Lagoudakis attended an invitation-only meeting in Juneau to discuss transboundary mines last week. The meeting was organized by [...]

Salmon harvest rises amidst uncertain markets

Commercial salmon harvests statewide approached 236 million fish through Aug. 25, with over 100 million of those harvested caught in Prince William [...]

AMHS announces winter 2015-16 schedule

Alaska Marine Highway officials have released the 2015-16 winter schedule and are taking reservations at 1-800-642-0066, or by visiting ferry terminal [...]

Marine corrosion course set for Kodiak

Kodiak College will offer a four-day corrosion certification course Oct. 6-9, taught by Kevin Ritz, for students with a minimum of three to five years [...]

 

Statewide Stories

Old beats new when alumni top UAA volleyball team in exhibition match

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Chugiak's offense is its best defense late in 27-12 win over South

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The creep of climate change

The creep of climate change Newtok doesn’t intend to lose itself to the creep of climate change. Of more than two dozen threatened Alaska [...]

Soldotna roars past Service 72-29 to run winning streak to 32

Soldotna roars past Service 72-29 to run winning streak to 32 Bartlett and Chugiak claimed Cook Inlet Conference victories with wins over East and [...]

Golden Bears ride Falaniko's 5 TDs to 56-28 football win over East

Golden Bears ride Falaniko's 5 TDs to 56-28 football win over East Ethan Falaniko rushed for 211 yards and five touchdowns to spearhead a Bartlett [...]