The Alaska Democratic Party has selected 13 delegates for Sen. Bernie Sanders-I Vermont, and 3 for former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton to [...]

Seafood aficionados celebrate Copper River opener

From Seattle to Anchorage on May 17, seafood aficionados celebrated opening of the Copper River fishery, and welcomed the arrival of thousands of [...]

Buyers at Brussels kept Ocean Beauty Seafoods busy

While tire-kickers skipped the big show, the serious buyers turned out and made it worth all the effort. That\'s the word from Ocean Beauty Seafoods, [...]

Police Report

The following incidents were reported to the Cordova Police Department between 5-6-2016 thru 5-12-16. Any charges reported in these press releases are [...]


A defense attorney with the Office of Public Advocacy, Susan M. Carney of Fairbanks, was named to the Alaska Supreme Court on May 12, filling the seat [...]

Names chosen for new ferries

Two new Alaska Class ferries will officially be named the Tazlina and the Hubbard, names proposed by two students who submitted essays in a [...]


Federal officials are extending an invitation through May 24 for bids for 101,840 cases of canned pink salmon for use in the National School Lunch [...]

Fields files for State House District 32

Seafood industry veteran Duncan Fields, a long time Kodiak businessman, harvester, public advocate and rancher, has filed as an independent candidate [...]

Alaska Wild Salmon Day bill signed into law

It's official: Aug. 10 of every year is now Alaska Wild Salmon Day in the 49th state. Gov. Bill Walker signed House Bill 128 into law on May 7, [...]

Cooke Aquaculture will purchase Icicle Seafoods

Cooke Aquaculture, a Canadian fisheries firm based in New Brunswick, said May 9 that the company has signed a definitive agreement to purchase Icicle [...]

State projects decline in Valdez-Cordova census area residents

Alaska's population will rise to 899,825 residents by 2045, while the number of people living in the Valdez-Cordova census area will fall to 7,600, [...]

Made of Salmon: Alaska Stories from The Salmon Project

Q. What is Made of Salmon? A. Made of Salmon is the newest book from The Salmon Project, edited by former Alaska Writer Laureate Nancy Lord. It blends [...]

EPA region 10 chief testifies before House committee

EPA Region 10 Administrator Dennis McLerran told a congressional committee this past week that the proposal to initiate the Section 404 ( c) process [...]

New book captures connection between Alaskans and wild salmon

Take a fascinating exploration of the deep connections Alaskans share with wild salmon by devouring the amazing stories in Made of Salmon, The Salmon [...]

11 named to tribal advisory council

Eleven representatives of Alaska's tribal entities have been appointed to the Governor's Tribal Advisory Council, Gov. Bill Walker and Lt. Gov. Byron [...]


House Bill 175, signed into law on April 21 by Gov. Bill Walker, designates Nov. 1 of each year as Military Family Day. Walker noted that men and [...]

First in U.S.A.

The Alaska SeaLife Center (ASLC) announced implementation of a ground breaking CO2 refrigerant heat pump system, realizing the goal of shifting 98% of [...]

Congress continues inquiry into Pebble project

Members of the prestigious Dallas Safari Club are telling Congress that the proposed Pebble mine is too risky and that the abundant fish and wildlife [...]

Amended Oil Pollution Act of 1990 passes House

Legislation modernizing the Oil Pollution Act of 1990 as it relates to foreign sourced oil spills unanimously passed the U.S. House of Representatives [...]


Hunters in Prince William Sound's Game Management Unit 6D are being reminded to register for permits, report their kills and to refrain from taking [...]