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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.

European politics expected to impact seafood prices

Fisheries economists and processors are keeping watch on the development in the European Union since Britain voted to exit, with an eye to how...

Interior petitioned to investigate BC mines

A coalition of conservation and Alaska Native groups is asking Interior Secretary Sally Jewell to investigate the potential impact of six hard rock Canadian...

Salmon sales near $29 million for first quarter

Sales of frozen headed and gutted pink and chum salmon, frozen sockeye fillets, and canned halves and talls of pink salmon from Prince William...

Walker: Budget slashed to protect state savings

Gov. Bill Walker has vetoed $1.29 billion from the budget passed by the 29th Alaska Legislature, including a line-item veto cutting Permanent Fund dividend...

Governor calls a special legislative session

Legislators will be back in Juneau for another special session starting July 11, to wrestle anew with key proposals aimed at working the state...

Mandate to label GE salmon in appropriations bill

An appropriations bill now before the full Senate contains a labeling mandate for genetically engineered salmon, recommendations for nutritional advice on seafood, assistance for...

Forecast is for early run of Yukon Delta kings

A preliminary outlook for Yukon Chinook salmon timing released in May by the Alaska Ocean Observing System advises being prepared for an early run...

Canadian firm steps up environmental stewardship

Ocean Brands, a Vancouver, British Columbia seafood company, said in a statement released on May 20 that it will overhaul canned tuna and salmon...

Canada approved AquAdvantage Salmon for commercial sale

Health Canada and the Canadian Food Inspection Agency have approved AquAdvantage Salmon, a genetically modified product, as safe and nutritious for humans and livestock...

New federal rule raises pay for many working overtime

By The Cordova Times staffA new overtime rule finalized by the U.S. Department of Labor is expected to benefit several thousand Alaskans, state Labor...