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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.

Seafood science issues highlight upcoming gatherings

Harvesters, processors, research biologists and technologists engaged in boosting Alaska’s commercial fisheries industry have a busy meeting schedule from January through the start of...

Michelle Ridgway fatally injured in car crash

Marine ecologist Michelle Ridgway, best known in the fisheries and environmental communities for her passion as an ocean conservationist, died in a Seattle hospital...

UPDATE: Hunters found after four-day search

Three hunters from Wasilla overdue on a trip from Montague Island to Whittier aboard a 20-foot Duckworth jet boat have been found on Chenega...

CRWP will present at AMSS on citizen scientists

Efforts to train some 400 citizen scientists in researching salmon habitat in the Copper River watershed will be in the spotlight on Jan. 23,...

Upbeat in advance of the 2018 salmon season

Salmon, as one major processor observed, is always complicated.The Prince William Sound commercial salmon forecast was still being calculated in late December, with state...

Southwest Alaska mine promoters begin lengthy permitting process

Advocates of a copper, gold and molybdenum mine in southwest Alaska, an area best known for its world class Bristol Bay sockeye salmon runs,...

Assessment released on risks to sockeyes

Canadian fisheries officials say their research concludes there are minimal risks to sockeye salmon in the Fraser River in British Columbia of an infectious...
Ken Jones, captain of the F/V Serenity, and a board member of Cordova District Fishermen United, accepted an award at the Alaska Young Fishermen’s Summit in Anchorage on Dec. 8 on behalf of CDFU in recognition of CDFU’s 10 years of member supported sponsorship of the next generation of the next generation of Alaska fisheries leaders. CDFU sponsored participation at the three-day event for young Cordova harvesters. Photo by Margaret Bauman/The Cordova Times

New generation of harvesters faces big challenges

Words of encouragement from Gov. Bill Walker, along with bare economic facts of life the commercial fisheries in Alaska greeted several dozen young commercial...

AGDC signs letter of intent with Tokyo Gas Co.

The Alaska Gasline Development Corp. says they have signed a letter of intent with Tokyo Gas Co., regarding the sale and purchase of liquid...
Rep. Don Young introduced a house bill called The American Indian Empowerment Act.

Federal tax bill heads for conference committee

A federal tax overhaul bill passed by the Senate in the wee hours of Dec. 2, one that would allow oil leasing in the...









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