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Commentary: Northern Edge military trainings should not be in GOA in May

The U.S. Navy must take careful precaution not to harm Alaska marine life during its training exercises, write Skye Steritz and Carol Hoover.

Alaska Board of Fisheries seeks proposals

State fisheries officials have issued a reminder of the April 10 deadline for proposal for changes in all fisheries, including Prince William Sound finfish and shellfish, including the Upper Copper and Upper Susitna rivers, and Southeast and Yakutat finfish and shellfish.

Commentary: The time to act is now, before widespread community transmission

Before every pandemic, officials are criticized for overreacting; afterward, the criticism is that they should have done more, writes Dr. Anne Zink.

Alaska confirmed cases of COVID-19 reaches 114

Twelve new cases of novel coronavirus in Alaska were confirmed on Sunday, March 29, all in communities with existing patients, boosting the statewide total to 114.

Fish Factor: Halibut fishermen face flattened market, fire sale prices

The Pacific halibut fishery opened amid little fanfare and flattened markets.

SBA economic injury disaster loans offered

Small businesses in Alaska suffering substantial economic loss as a result of the novel coronavirus pandemic are now eligible to apply for U.S. Small Business Administration low-interest federal disaster loans for working capital.
Capitol Report

Capitol Report: Legislators moving fast to finalize budget

The legislature is pursuing multiple initiatives to lessen the impact of the coronavirus on on ordinary Alaskans, writes Sen. Gary Stevens.

Commentary: The time to act is now, before widespread community transmission

Before every pandemic, officials are criticized for overreacting; afterward, the criticism is that they should have done more, writes Dr. Anne Zink.

Alaska confirmed cases of COVID-19 reaches 114

Twelve new cases of novel coronavirus in Alaska were confirmed on Sunday, March 29, all in communities with existing patients, boosting the statewide total to 114.

Fish Factor: Halibut fishermen face flattened market, fire sale prices

The Pacific halibut fishery opened amid little fanfare and flattened markets.

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Salvation Army adapts its food distribution procedures

“We didn’t ask, ‘What should we do?’ we asked, ‘What are we going to do?’” says Pastor Steve Leppert. “I’m so proud of our folks stepping up and taking care of each other."

City, state ramp up self-quarantine mandates

A new state mandate requires air arrivals from outside Alaska to self-quarantine for 14 days. Failure to follow this mandate could incur a fine of up to $25,000 and a prison sentence of up to one year.

Tsunami warning system test set for March 25

A test of the tsunami warning communications system is set for approximately 10:15 a.m. on Wednesday, March 25, for coastal areas including Cordova, Southeast Alaska, the Kenai Peninsula, Kodiak Island, the Aleutian and Pribilof Islands to participate.

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Alaska Board of Fisheries seeks proposals

State fisheries officials have issued a reminder of the April 10 deadline for proposal for changes in all fisheries, including Prince William Sound finfish and shellfish, including the Upper Copper and Upper Susitna rivers, and Southeast and Yakutat finfish and shellfish.

Fish Factor: Halibut fishermen face flattened market, fire sale prices

The Pacific halibut fishery opened amid little fanfare and flattened markets.

Alaska confirmed cases of COVID-19 reaches 114

Twelve new cases of novel coronavirus in Alaska were confirmed on Sunday, March 29, all in communities with existing patients, boosting the statewide total to 114.

Alaska matters.

Our stories matter.

Subscribe to Prince William Sound’s oldest newspaper. Because news in Alaska matters. Our stories matter. Join us.

Sound Science: Investigating the spawning behavior of Pacific herring

Though herring populations are low, it's possible for them to rebuild their numbers, given the right conditions.

When the congregation can’t congregate

Many people fear speaking in front of an audience. But what about speaking to an empty room?
Pam Smith pores over a genealogical chart. (Nov. 6, 2019) Photo by Zachary Snowdon Smith/The Cordova Times

Genealogy project documents lineage of more than 400 Eyak people

Working on pieces of butcher paper usually reserved for wrapping moose meat, Pam Smith has compiled perhaps the most extensive Eyak genealogy ever recorded.

Cordova Chronicles: The ‘gam’ is on

If you start a game of Scrabble with Dick Shellhorn, be prepared for a volley of little-known, and high-scoring, nautical terms.

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Obituary: Alfredo Hernandez

Alfredo Hernandez passed away on Monday, March 16.

Birth: Nathan Peter Newirth

Nathan Peter Newirth arrived at 3:03 p.m. on Friday, Dec. 20 at Providence Alaska Medical Center in Anchorage.

Obituary: Fredrick Michael Tiedeman Jr., a.k.a. ‘Two Feathers’

Fredrick Michael Tiedeman Jr. passed away peacefully on the morning of March 9 after a long battle with a terminal illness.

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Law & Order: March 6-12

The following incidents were reported to the Cordova Police Department between March 6-12. Any charges reported in these press releases are merely accusations and the defendant and/or defendants are presumed innocent until proven guilty in a court of law.

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Law & Order: March 6-12

The following incidents were reported to the Cordova Police Department between March 6-12. Any charges reported in these press releases are merely accusations and the defendant and/or defendants are presumed innocent until proven guilty in a court of law.

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