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Friday, February 24, 2017

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The Cordova Times is Prince William Sound's oldest newspaper, publishing since 1914. Send story ideas and news tips to news@thecordovatimes.com.

Birth: Sawyer Donald Peterson

Jesse and Victoria Peterson of Cordova announce the birth of their son, Sawyer Donald Peterson. Sawyer arrived at 3:33 a.m. on Friday, Jan. 20,...

Birth: Justin-Gabriel Grengia Gasmen

Ilyn and Rolando Gasmen Jr. of Cordova announce the birth of their son Justin-Gabriel Grengia Gasmen. Justin arrived Sunday Jan. 29, 2017 at 11:53...

Cutting public health centers is a bad idea

Commentary By Jennifer Meyer For The Cordova Times In Governor Walker’s third state of the state address the following. “By the end of this year, we will have...

Entries sought for Alaska Junior Duck Stamp Contest

Students from kindergarten through 12th grade are invited to submit entries by March 15 for the 2017 Alaska Junior Duck Stamp Contest. Participants must select...

Community comes together to help fisherman battle cancer

Commentary By Johnathan Platt For The Cordova Times 2016 turned out to be quite the test of resolve, as both a fisherman and a person. It would...

Water is not always water to vessels in Prince William Sound

Commentary By Amanda Bauer For The Cordova Times The United Nations estimates there are three million shipwrecks at the bottom of the world’s oceans. One of these,...

HACCP course in Anchorage set for March 23-24

A seafood safety system course that prepares participants to develop a Hazard Analysis Critical Control Point plan will be offered by Sea Grant Alaska...

Law & Order: Feb. 10-16

The following incidents were reported to the Cordova Police Department between 2-10-17 thru 2-16-17. Any charges reported in these press releases are merely accusations...

Volcano monitoring bill introduced in Congress

Legislation introduced in the U.S. Senate by Senators Lisa Murkowski, R-Alaska, Maria Cantwell, D-Wash, and Mazie Hirono, D-Hawaii, would improve the nation’s volcano monitoring...

PWS state waters P-cod season opens Feb. 24

Harvesting in the Prince William Sound state-waters Pacific cod fishery opens today, Feb. 24, with a guidelines harvest level of 4,338,141 pounds, down from...