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Sunday, January 21, 2018
Shoppers at 3:30 p.m. Jan. 12 were lined up on both sides of the entrance to Sam’s Club off Dimond Blvd. in Anchorage. They said they were waiting about one hour to get into the store. Despite recent announcements that Sears in Anchorage and all three Sam’s Clubs stores in Alaska are closing, Alaska is seeing a softening of the recession and the economy seems to be improving a bit, says state labor economist Neal Fried. Photo by Margaret Bauman/The Cordova Times

Perks, buds and visitors will boost state’s 2018 finances

Job losses will continue in some areas of the Alaska economy in 2018, but the good news is more than a million visitors are...
The Caldentey family snorkel in Hawaii on Saturday, Jan. 13, 2018. Photo by Paul Caldentey /for The Cordova Times

False ballistic missile threat puts life in perspective

The sun begins to rise between two palm trees. Waves roll over one another, gently reaching the shore, as the pink sky reflects in...

Feds, King Cove Corp. reach land exchange agreement

After decades of fighting to complete a road between the small Aleutians fishing community of King Cove and the all-weather airport at Cold Bay,...

UPDATE: Hunters found after four-day search

Three hunters from Wasilla overdue on a trip from Montague Island to Whittier aboard a 20-foot Duckworth jet boat have been found on Chenega...

Hunters found after four-day search

Three hunters from Wasilla overdue on a trip from Montague Island to Whittier aboard a 20-foot Duckworth jet boat have been found on Chenga...

New partner spurs Pebble to file

Promoters of a copper, gold and molybdenum mine in Southwest Alaska say they plan to begin filing for permits by year’s end, now that...
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...

AMHS summer schedule now available

Now is the time to start booking for summer travel to and from Cordova aboard the Alaska Marine Highway System.The AMHS summer schedule, released...

Alaska’s seafood marketing agency expands its reach

On a domestic and international scale, the Alaska Seafood Marketing Institute expanded its reach over the past year to promote domestic and overseas sales...

King Cove road back in the spotlight

A Washington Post report that the Interior Department plans to pursue a land swap that would allow the proposed road between King Cove and...

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