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Museum Memories: An act of civil disobedience

In 1993, fishermen blockaded Valdez Narrows, holding up 25 percent of the nation's domestic oil supply for three days.

Graduation: Erin Frohnapfel

Erin Frohnapfel recently graduated from Gonzaga University with a Bachelor of Science in Biology.

Commentary: Acts of hatred must come to an end

A serious dialogue is needed to change the structures that have ended the lives of so many black Americans, writes Adam Kolton.

Cordovans march peacefully against police violence

“Once again, Cordova is a shining example of how things should be done," Police Chief Mike Hicks said. "These are the kind of efforts that will lead to change, not senseless rioting and looting as we have seen in so many other parts of the country.”

Mandates in effect for incoming travelers to Alaska

Revised travel mandates go into effect at 12:01 a.m. on Saturday, June 6, requiring all people entering Alaska to complete a traveler declaration form and provide proof of having tested negative to COVID-19 within the last 72 hours.
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Coast Guard conducts long range rescue

U.S. Coast Guard rescue crews medevaced an injured fisherman from the F/V Baranof, 300 miles northwest of St. Paul Island, on Monday, June 1, and delivered him to St Paul for further transport to medical services in Anchorage.

Proposed mine challenged on environmental grounds

Canadian backers of a mining project in the Chilkat Valley of Southeast Alaska say it holds potential to become a future high-grade, underground copper-zinc, silver, gold and barite mine.

Mandates in effect for incoming travelers to Alaska

Revised travel mandates go into effect at 12:01 a.m. on Saturday, June 6, requiring all people entering Alaska to complete a traveler declaration form and provide proof of having tested negative to COVID-19 within the last 72 hours.
The M/V Aurora prepares to unload vehicles and passengers in Whittier. (Sept. 19, 2019) Photo by Zachary Snowdon Smith/The Cordova Times

AMHS enhances COVID-19 precautionary measures

Alaska Marine Highway System officials are implementing enhanced novel coronavirus protocols at all state ferry facilities and aboard all vessels, including a reduction in the number of passengers to one-third of vessel capacity.

Copper River harvest pace remains slow

More than two weeks into the 2020 Copper River commercial fishery, the pace is still slow, with an estimated 5,751 Chinook, 71,370 sockeye and 1,056 chum salmon delivered to processors by the drift gillnet fleet.

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Cordovans march peacefully against police violence

“Once again, Cordova is a shining example of how things should be done," Police Chief Mike Hicks said. "These are the kind of efforts that will lead to change, not senseless rioting and looting as we have seen in so many other parts of the country.”

Sanders: Testing strategy has proved ‘very successful’

Cordova has built an excellent testing capacity and is monitoring the community adequately closely to identify new coronavirus cases, said Dr. Hannah Sanders.

SUV crash trial: Accident scene footage lacks audio, says defense

Police video recordings crucial to the trial of a man accused of manslaughter lack proper audio, claims the defense.

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Copper River harvest pace remains slow

More than two weeks into the 2020 Copper River commercial fishery, the pace is still slow, with an estimated 5,751 Chinook, 71,370 sockeye and 1,056 chum salmon delivered to processors by the drift gillnet fleet.

Fish Factor: Fishermen give guidance on virus relief funds

A rapid response by nearly 800 Alaska fishermen will provide a guideline for giving them a hand up as the coronavirus swamps their operations.

Mandates in effect for incoming travelers to Alaska

Revised travel mandates go into effect at 12:01 a.m. on Saturday, June 6, requiring all people entering Alaska to complete a traveler declaration form and provide proof of having tested negative to COVID-19 within the last 72 hours.

Alaska matters.

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

Museum Memories: An act of civil disobedience

In 1993, fishermen blockaded Valdez Narrows, holding up 25 percent of the nation's domestic oil supply for three days.

Around Town: Celebration of life, free online books, Children’s Bible story

A celebration of life commemorating Zakary Zeigler and potluck dinner is planned for 7 p.m. Friday, June 5 at Mt. Eyak Ski Area.

Cordova Chronicles: The Mayor of Kiniklik

Dick Shellhorn reflects on the life of Cliff Alber, dubbed the Mayor of Kiniklik.

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Graduation: Erin Frohnapfel

Erin Frohnapfel recently graduated from Gonzaga University with a Bachelor of Science in Biology.

Obituary: Zakary Allen Zeigler

Zakary Allen Zeigler passed away in the early morning hours of Thursday, May 28, 2020, after a boating accident on Eyak Lake, in Cordova, Alaska.

Congratulations: Cadence Wren Moffitt

Cadence Wren Moffitt graduated Magna Cum Laude, from the University of Idaho on May 16, 2020.

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Around Town: Celebration of life, free online books, Children’s Bible story

A celebration of life commemorating Zakary Zeigler and potluck dinner is planned for 7 p.m. Friday, June 5 at Mt. Eyak Ski Area.

Law & Order: May 1-14

The following incidents were reported to the Cordova Police Department between May 1-14 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: May 1-14

The following incidents were reported to the Cordova Police Department between May 1-14 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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