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Young fisherman takes her seat at the table

Filing a vacancy following the August 26 resignation of EJ Cheshire citing personal reasons, City Council voted last week to appoint Hayley Hoover to the seat. Hoover will be sworn in next week and will serve until the spring elections. "I am going to make the most of my short term," said Hoover. "This is a unique opportunity to learn from people who are experienced and to give back to the community that I love.
 
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Community

Letter: Summer war games in the Gulf of Alaska?

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ARREST - Cordova police make arrest in burglary case. Stolen guns and property recovered.

The Cordova Police Department and Alaska State Troopers have arrested a suspect in the recent burglary of the Whiskey Ridge Trading Post. Amed Amor [...]

CHIEF HICKS UPs THE GAME

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Letter: Navy War Games in Alaska Would Impact Thousands of Marine Mammals

For the past few years, the U.S. Navy has been developing plans to expand its warfare training exercises in the Gulf of Alaska, which they admit will [...]

COUNCIL CONSIDERS RAW FISH TAX

"A lot to digest" was the consensus earlier this week at a meeting of the Cordova Fisheries Advisory Committee. Created to advise City [...]

TUG FAMILY - How the Craig family came to own the tugboat Oswell Foss, a piece of maritime history with a work life as winding as theirs

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News

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Consumer-ready products made with parts of seafood typically deemed fish waste, or a by-product of primary processing will compete in the 22nd annual [...]

Perils of high seas captured in Atcheson's book

Veterans of Alaska's commercial fishing industry will shudder and remember, while those who have never experienced the perils of harvesting on the [...]

FISHERIES DEBATE - Mining issues tackled by Senate candidates

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CRAB QUOTAS - Tanner, red king crab quotas get big boost

State fisheries biologists have set the total allowable catch for tanner crab at 8,480,000 pounds in the eastern sector and 6,625,000 pounds in the [...]

WATER POWER - Susitna hydropower study draws criticism

Federal fisheries officials have identified numerous flaws in data collection and analysis included in the initial study report prepared by the Alaska [...]

 

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