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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.

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PWS salmon catch reaches 280,000 fish

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Copper River fishery opens

Upwards of 400 fishing vessels were on the grounds for the opening of the Copper River salmon fishery on May 18, to harvest some...

National Tribal Public Health Summit coming to Alaska

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Settlement allows miners proceed with permitting process

A legal settlement reached between the Environmental Protection Agency and a Canadian mining firm that hopes to build a massive mine in the Bristol...