Feds lift suspensions for Chuckchi Sea lease sale

Interior Department officials on March 31 issued a record of decision lifting suspensions on Chukchi Sea Outer Continental Shelf oil and gas lease [...]

Salmon powder project scores well in Congo

Wild Alaska salmon in powdered form is being promoted as a vital nutrient to the diets of people in Asian and African countries served by the [...]

Still time to file your PFD application!

The Cordova Legislative Information Office has been busy over the past several days assisting Alaskans filing for this year\'s Permanent Fund [...]

Changes made for uninspected passenger vessel endorsements

Coast Guard officials will host a public forum on April 10 in Anchorage to discuss recent changes to the standards for restricted operator of [...]

PFD deadline-Tens of thousands of Alaskans yet to file for the 2015 PFD

Earlier this week, tens of thousands of Alaskans had yet to file for this year\'s Permanent Fund Dividend (PFD) in time for the March 31 [...]


Annual gathering events run from federal and state fisheries updates to a processors filleting contest and films

Heyano resigns from BBRSDA board

Robert Heyano, a veteran Bristol Bay fisherman and president of the Bristol Bay Regional Seafood Development Association, has resigned as president, [...]


Legislation by Rep. Bryce Edgmon, D- Dillingham, to establish Alaska Wild Salmon Day annually on Aug. 10, is moving through the House, co-sponsored by [...]

Hydropower project seen as danger to salmon

A study of the proposed Susitna hydropower dam project by the American Fisheries Society has prompted concerns that the project would cause adverse [...]

Officials to Test Tsunami Warning System in Alaska

NOAA's National Weather Service, the Alaska Division of Homeland Security and Emergency Management and the Alaska Broadcasters Association plan to [...]

Hello from Rep. Stutes

Hello again! We are now over the halfway mark for this session and we had a late night in the House of Representatives. After weeks of financial [...]

Legislation would reform, expand Medicaid

Legislation introduced in the state legislature on March 17 by Gov. Bill Walker would provide health care coverage for up to 42,000 low income [...]


Processing of H-2B visa applications to fill seasonal jobs in Alaska in fisheries, resource and visitor industries resumed March 17 by Department of [...]

Celebrating families and Cordova

Growing up in Green Bay, Wisconsin, and residing since college in New York City, Alaska always felt far away, almost foreign. While during high school [...]

COUNCIL NOMINEES - Hull, Mezirow nominated for NPFMC

Gov. Bill Walker has nominated Dan Hull of Anchorage and Andrew Mezirow of Seward to fill two upcoming seats on the North Pacific Fishery Management [...]

FOREIGN TRADE-2014 was a strong year for Alaska exports

Alaska exported more than $5.15 billion in good in 2014, the second highest year ever for the state\'s exports, and a 13.8 percent increase over the [...]

Exemplary service

Cordova City Manager, Randy Robertson, presented a City of Cordova Service Coin to Enrique Zamudio during last week\'s City Council meeting. Zamudio, [...]

Guilty Plea

A former general manager of the Platinum Creek Mine at Platinum, on the coast of Western Alaska, pled guilty in early March to three felony violations [...]

Habitat protection

Even in the middle of winter the invasive plant Elodea is getting a lot of attention. Last week the Copper River Watershed Project hosted a two day [...]

State budget

With hundreds of millions of dollars in cuts to state agencies on the table, Cordovans are paying attention and speaking out. About a dozen Cordovans [...]