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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.

PWS catch reaches 11.7 M

Harvests of all five species of salmon in Prince William Sound rose by over 2 million fish during a seven days period ending on...

King Cove road bill introduced in Congress

Legislation introduced in the House and Senate in mid-July would provide for an exchange of federal and non-federal land in Alaska to allow construction...

Saint Paul offers tax incentive for crab deliveries

Sales taxes at Saint Paul are up to 3.5 percent, but the good news for crab harvesters willing to deliver their catch to the...

PWS harvest at 9.6 million

Commercial harvests of wild Alaska salmon more than doubled from July 4 through July 12, with deliveries to processors reaching 9.6 million salmon in...

Court ruling favors Castle Mountain

A U.S. District Court in Anchorage has vacated a federal agency’s decision to allow Usibelli Coal to proceed with coal mining operations at Wishbone...

Alaska joins opponents of climate change initiative

Alaska has joined a dozen other states in opposing efforts of several other states to explore initiatives that include investigations into whether fossil fuel...

Education, transportation concerns loom large

Budget cuts impacting education and transportation, as Alaska struggles with a fiscal crisis, head the list of concerns of community leaders and legislators representing...

For Prince William Sound, deliveries climb above 2.3 million fish

Statewide salmon catches delivered to processors rose from 4.7 million to 7.6 million fish from June 21 through June 27, according to preliminary commercial...

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...

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