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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.

New bill introduced on labeling GE salmon

Sen. Lisa Murkowski, R-Alaska, has introduced new legislation mandating that genetically engineered salmon be so labeled.The Genetically Engineered Salmon Labeling Act would also require...

Statewide commercial salmon harvest hits 48 M

Wild salmon harvests in Prince William Sound rose to nearly 8 million fish through July 11, more than double the 3.1 million fish delivered...

Murkowski wants answers on proposed budget cuts

Sen. Lisa Murkowski, R-Alaska, on July 12 demanded answers from the Indian Health Service on a proposed $300 million budget cut in fiscal year...

Feds propose withdrawing restrictions for Pebble

In the midst of what’s been described as a phenomenal year for the Bristol Bay sockeye salmon fishery, the federal government is proposing to withdraw Clean Water...

PWS wild salmon catch grows to 3.1 M fish

Harvesters boosted the Prince William Sound catch of wild salmon to 3.1 million fish through July 4, with the Copper River drift district deliveries...

Update on PWSEDD coming to Cordova on July 11

A reform initiative for the Alaska Marine Highway System is in progress and Cordova area residents are invited to learn all about it and...

Permit granted to survey area for construction site

Federal officials have issued a permit that allows for a state of Alaska to survey to determine what would be the least impactful route...

PWS salmon harvest reaches 1.7 M

Commercial salmon harvests in Prince William sound stood at nearly 1.8 million fish  on June 27, with the Chinook run about done and still...

Four champions among 52 signed up for Iditarod 2018

Iditarod champions Mitch Seavey, Dallas Seavey, Jeff King and Martin Buser are among the 52 mushers, including nine rookies, officially entered so far to...

Industrial fish wastes total nearly 10 million tons

A new university research report concludes that poor fishing practices and inadequate management result in industrial fishing fleets dumping nearly 10 million tons of...