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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.

Potential buyer backs out of Tulsequah Chief Mine

Mining authorities in British Columbia say a potential buyer of a mine with a history of polluting the salmon-rich Taku River watershed is no...

Murkowski wants bipartisan solution on ACA

Sen. Lisa Murkowski, R-Alaska, joined with Senators Susan Collis of Maine and John McCain of Arizona this past week to stop the latest Republican...

PWS pink salmon harvest near five odd year average

Commercial harvests in Prince William Sound reached 23.7 million salmon, with the preliminary count on humpies alone at 17.4 million fish.  While that’s nowhere near the...

GOP senators support new OCS leasing program

Thirty-six Republican senators have given their stamp of approval to a new Outer Continental Shelf five-year oil and gas leasing program for 2019-2024. The program “will provide...

Festival goal: music, food, less trash Aug. 4-6

Festival goers eyes will be on all four stages Aug. 4-6, as Salmonfest 2017 gets underway at the Kenai Peninsula Fairgrounds in Soldotna, but behind the scenes...

Harvest statewide grows to 77 M +

Processors in Prince William Sound received nearly 18 million salmon through July 19, as the statewide commercial harvest soared upwards of 77 million fish.In...

Container ship towed to Dutch Harbor

A Maersk container ship that lost power on the evening of July 14 about seven miles north of Akutan on the Aleutian chain was...

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...

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