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Friday, August 17, 2018

60° North Seafoods delivers first fish to Anchorage

While the first Copper River salmon hit markets and tables in Seattle on May 18, the first fish arrived in Anchorage on time for dinner on the day of the first opener, thanks to processing newcomer 60° North Seafoods.Out on the Copper River flats, F/V Genevieve Rose captain John Derek Wiese and deckhand Robert Silveira harvested the Chinooks and...

Copper River salmon makes splash in Seattle

Cordova’s docks bustled with activity the day before the first Copper River salmon opener, with fishermen mending nets, gathering supplies and prepping boats.The hum of engines filled the air as bowpickers left for the flats on Wednesday, May 16, disappearing into tiny dots lining the horizon.Fishermen filled the Copper River flats for the season opener, and by 6:30 a.m....

Cordova High School presents the class of 2018

Eighteen high school seniors, led by valedictorian Corrine “Cori” Pegau and salutatorian Joscelyn “Josi” Moffitt, received their Cordova High School diplomas on May 19, in an auditorium packed with family, friends and other well-wishers.The high school band played the opening processional, followed by the high school choir, singing the Star-Spangled Banner.High school Principal Kate Williams welcomed the class and...

Copper River fresh: first fish meets fanfare in Seattle

This year's first commercial Copper River salmon opener was on Thursday, May 17. By Friday, May 18, those in Seattle received their first Copper River salmon of the season, sparking excitement, tradition and signaling the start of summer.Keep checking back with us for more photos and a story from Seattle's Pike Place Market, Alaska Airlines' annual Copper Chef Cook-Off...

Catch 49: A boat to place program

Several dozen consumers turned out on May 11 in Anchorage to pick up direct from harvester orders of Prince William Sound spot prawns, Homer halibut, Kodiak rockfish and Norton Sound king crab from Alaska Marine Conservation Council’s Catch 49 program. The vacuum sealed, ready for the freezer packets of frozen seafood, shown here by publicist Cassandra Squibb, with Jason...

Shellhorn shares stories, laughter during book signing

Fans and family listened intently, often breaking into laughter, as author Dick Shellhorn shared stories and history of his time playing, coaching and broadcasting sports throughout Alaska.Shellhorn held a book signing at the Cordova Center on May 10 for his latest book, “Balls and Stripes: A Lifetime of Sports Adventures”, a collection of his best sports stories over more...

Timber available with woodcutting permit

Two hotshot fire crews were in Cordova from April 22-27 for training and recertification. They felled several dozen trees in the Mile 12 state woodcutting area. That timber is now available to the public for home use to anyone who obtains the required woodcutting permits, which are available online at a minimal cost at http://forestry.alaska.gov/wood/firewood.Participants from the Chena Hotshots...


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