Behnken is new IPHC interim commissioner

Veteran harvester Linda Behnken, of Sitka, was named June 22 to replace Jeff Kauffman, of Wasilla, as an interim commissioner on the International [...]

Governor calls a special legislative session

Legislators will be back in Juneau for another special session starting July 11 to wrestle anew with key proposals aimed at working the state out of a long-term budget crisis brought on by low oil prices

Prince William Sound harvest tops 1.5 million statewide

Wild Alaska salmon harvests are growing rapidly with preliminary state commercial harvest figures showing upwards of 15 million fish delivered in Prince William Sound and nearly 4 million fish statewide

PWS harvest tops 1.5 million salmon

Wild Alaska salmon harvests are growing rapidly, with preliminary state commercial harvest figures showing upwards of 1.5 million fish delivered in [...]

Cordova's EPC urges for Navy to move trainings slated for May 2017

The Eyak Preservation Council (EPC) would like the public to know that it's not too late to file a letter stating concerns regarding the U.S. Navy's [...]

Copper River harvest exceeds 442,000 reds

Copper River waters delivered upwards of 442,000 sockeye and 10,554 Chinook salmon through the first nine openers, as more salmon fisheries began [...]

Alaskans deserve a permanent solution

Alaskans Deserve a Permanent Solution Thousands of Alaskan families likely breathed a sigh of relief Tuesday when the legislature passed its budget to [...]

Souls of Bards

Fisher Poets are weavers of words, writers of songs and tellers of stories, and Cordova\'s fisher folk are some of the best of the bunch. After a gap [...]

Remembering D-Day at Omaha Beach

OMAHA BEACH, Normandy, France –Waves pounded the shores of Omaha Beach, while on the hillside of this battle zone that began the liberation of France [...]

Northern Dynasty seeks funds for Pebble project

Northern Dynasty Minerals Ltd. announced May 26 offerings of up to $15 million in units of the company, to raise money to fight proposed environmental [...]

Copper River catch reaches 138,722 reds, 5,716 kings

Harvesters in the Copper River district fishery brought in another 65,989 sockeyes and 2,866 kings in 891 deliveries for the third opener, bringing [...]


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, [...]