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Friday, August 18, 2017

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Law & Order

The following incidents were reported to the Cordova Police Department between 8-4-17 through 8-10-17. Any charges reported in these press releases are merely accusations...

In fifth month, Trans-Alaska hike nears end

SAGANAVIRKTOK RIVER — August, here so soon.And we just passed Trans-Alaska Pipeline mile 100, which means that distance remains on our summer hike from...

Around Town: What’s happening in Cordova

Movie night The North Star Theater and Cordova Community Center team present the movie “The Lost City of Z” Aug. 18, at 7 p.m. in...

NOAA puts seasonal halt on two GOA fisheries

National Marine Fisheries Service has put the seasonal brakes on two commercial fisheries in the Gulf of Alaska in the wake of one achieving...

RCA seeks information on broadband Internet coverage

The Regulatory Commission of Alaska has opened a public process to gather information about broadband Internet service in Alaska, including current and future projects,...

College of Engineering adds K-12 Coordinator

UAA’s College of Engineering has hired its first ever K-12 Coordinator, Vicki Nechodomu. She’ll serve as the chief liaison between the engineering college and...

Coast Guard medevacs woman from luxury liner

An 87-year-old woman with symptoms of a heart attack was medevaced on Aug. 12 from the luxury residential ship The World in the vicinity of Unimak...

Bill reestablishes standards for handling waste water

Legislation signed into law in mid-August reestablishes best management standards for handling wastewater discharged from small commercial passenger vessels, including Alaska state ferries. Senate Bill 3, signed into...

Climate change enhances Arctic mosquito population

A new report from National Geographic magazine notes that blood-sucking mosquitos, the legendary bane of Arctic travelers, from caribou and reindeer to humans, are...

Alaska governor calls for more defenses amid N. Korea threat

FAIRBANKS — Alaska Gov. Bill Walker said he didn't think North Korea would be able to strike the state with a nuclear warhead until...