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Friday, December 15, 2017
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...
Governor Bill Walker shakes hands with Lieutenant Governor Byron Mallott after signing an Administrative Order on Climate Change, at the State Capitol in Juneau, Alaska, October 31, 2017.

Climate action team meets Dec. 18

Members of the newly appointed Climate Action for Alaska Leadership Team will hold their first meeting in Anchorage on Dec. 18, with a focus...
McNeil River State Game Sanctuary, Alaska

Fee boost proposed for McNeil River, Walrus Island

Alaska Department of Fish and Game officials, faced with rising costs and declining state revenues, have proposed changes to state regulations that would raise...

Fish, game boards plan joint meeting Dec. 21

The Alaska Boards of Fisheries and Game will convene a teleconference of the Joint Board Committee at 11 a.m. on Dec. 21 to review...

Donation will bring new K9 dog to Cordova

Donations of $3,500 apiece from Gov. Bill Walker and Lt. Gov. Byron Mallott will help support costs of having a drug detection dog and...

Alaska lawmaker refuses to resign amid misconduct claims

ANCHORAGE — An Alaska lawmaker who has been accused by several women of inappropriate behavior refused to resign on Tuesday amid calls for him...

Delivery truck drives into Anchor River, spills diesel fuel

ANCHORAGE — A box truck used to haul appliances crashed into the Anchor River and spilled diesel fuel.The owner, Alaska Trucking of Soldotna, estimates...

12 governors urge Congress to fund children’s health program

COLUMBUS, Ohio — Twelve governors of both parties are urging Congress to reauthorize funding for a popular children's health insurance program as soon as...

Troopers release name of woman killed in Parks Highway crash

TALKEETNA — Alaska State Troopers have released the name of a woman killed in a Parks Highway head-on crash near Talkeetna.Troopers say 39-year-old Margaret...

Federal bill would offer harvesters small vessel relief

Legislation introduced by Sen. Maria Cantwell, D-Wash., would extend a moratorium exempting fishing vessels and vessels under 79 feet from incidental discharge permitting requirements...

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