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Margaret Bauman

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Margaret Bauman is a veteran Alaska journalist focused on covering fisheries and environmental issues. Bauman has been writing for The Cordova Times since 2010. You can reach her at mbauman@thecordovatimes.com.

Humpy harvest in PWS grows to near 36 M

Commercial harvests of pink salmon in Prince William Sound rose to 35.8 million fish through Aug. 15, up from 28 million a week earlier, while the...

Humpy harvest in PWS jumps to 29M

Pink salmon harvests are now coming on strong, up from 19.7 million humpies through Aug. 2 to in excess of 29 million through Aug....

Music festival celebrates Alaska’s wild salmon

And the bands play on, and on and on.For three days at the Kenai Peninsula Fairgrounds in Ninilchik, the music flowed almost continuously at...

PWS commercial harvest tops 28 M

Processors in Prince William Sound processed in excess of 28 million wild salmon through Aug. 2, up by nearly 5 million fish from a...

Potential buyer backs out of Tulsequah Chief Mine

Mining authorities in British Columbia say a potential buyer of a mine with a history of polluting the salmon-rich Taku River watershed is no...

Murkowski wants bipartisan solution on ACA

Sen. Lisa Murkowski, R-Alaska, joined with Senators Susan Collis of Maine and John McCain of Arizona this past week to stop the latest Republican...

PWS pink salmon harvest near five odd year average

Commercial harvests in Prince William Sound reached 23.7 million salmon, with the preliminary count on humpies alone at 17.4 million fish.  While that’s nowhere near the...

GOP senators support new OCS leasing program

Thirty-six Republican senators have given their stamp of approval to a new Outer Continental Shelf five-year oil and gas leasing program for 2019-2024. The program “will provide...

Festival goal: music, food, less trash Aug. 4-6

Festival goers eyes will be on all four stages Aug. 4-6, as Salmonfest 2017 gets underway at the Kenai Peninsula Fairgrounds in Soldotna, but behind the scenes...

Harvest statewide grows to 77 M +

Processors in Prince William Sound received nearly 18 million salmon through July 19, as the statewide commercial harvest soared upwards of 77 million fish.In...