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Service members with the Alaska National Guard’s 103rd Civil Support Team and Washington National Guard’s Chemical, Biological, Radiological and Nuclear Task Force work alongside the U.S. Coast Guard and local agencies to assist with an oil spill in Valdez, Alaska, Feb. 23, 2018. The Guardsmen were in the area for exercise Arctic Eagle 2018 when they diverted to assist with the diesel fuel cleanup. U.S. Army National Guard photo by 2nd Lt. Marisa Lindsay

Valdez gets Guard help in diesel fuel spill

National Guard troops in Valdez for training were called into action in late February to assist the Valdez Fire Department in containing a fuel...

Surprise move by EPA puts Pebble issue back on the table

Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Scott Pruitt has reversed a decision that suspended Clean Water Act protections, to allow for permitting for a massive copper,...

UPDATE: 7.9 earthquake strikes outside Kodiak; tsunami warning lifted

By MARK THIESSEN and BECKY BOHRER The Associated PressANCHORAGE — A powerful earthquake struck off an island in the Gulf of Alaska early Tuesday, prompting...
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...




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