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Saturday, June 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.

DNR seeks comments on Susitna Valley exploration

An environmental group, the Susitna River Coalition, is voicing concerns over a proposal to open up 1.5 million acres of state land for oil...

This Week in Photos: Wildflowers

Wildflowers around Cordova are blooming in abundance, due in part to sunny weather June 17 and 18.Photos by Cinthia Gibbens-Stimson/The Cordova Times 

Cook Inlet lease sale garners $3M + in high bids

Cook Inlet Lease Sale 244, the first lease sale in Alaska’s federal waters since 2008, garnered $4,034,815 in high bids, all from Hilcorp Alaska...

Fish Factor: China is potential top customer for Alaska salmon

China holds big promise to become a top customer for Alaska salmon, and not just for the bright red fillets.Since 2011 China has been...

Around Town: What’s happening in Cordova

‘Logan’ screening Cordova Arts and Pageants presents “Logan” at 7 p.m. today in North Star Theatre. The film is rated R.  Those under age 17...

Social Security supports National Cancer Survivors Day

In 2017, more than a million people will be diagnosed with cancer around the world. This alarming statistic affects people and families everywhere. Chances...

Canada honors its indigenous peoples

On the occasion of the summer solstice, Canada on June 21 celebrated the valuable contributions of indigenous peoples to Canadian society, recognizing the richness...

Werner will head scientific studies for NOAA Fisheries

Cisco Werner, who has served as director of NOAA Fisheries’ Southwest Fisheries Science Center since 2011, has been named as the agency’s new director...

Wilderness Society: Plenty of oil without ANWR

A report released by The Wilderness Society on the eve of the 40th anniversary of the trans-Alaska oil pipeline argues that oil from the...

Walker reacts to negative CreditWatch

A decision by Standard & Poor to put Alaska’s credit ratings on negative CreditWatch is concerning and disappointing, but comes as no surprise, says...