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NSEDC offers $575 energy subsidy to member households

Eligible households in all 15 member communities of the Norton Sound Economic Development Corp. have until March 19 to sign up for a $575 electric utility energy subsidy being offered by the corporation.

NOAA Fisheries considers 4 emergency action proposals

NOAA Fisheries has under consideration four emergency or expedited changes to federal fishing regulations recommended by the North Pacific Fishery Management Council related to halibut, sablefish, rockfish and the Adak community quota entity program for 2021.

USCG Cutter Polar Star returns to Seattle

The U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Polar Star returned to its homeport in Seattle on Saturday, Feb. 21, after a months-long Arctic deployment to provide security throughout the region, develop future Arctic sailors and gather high-latitude scientific data.
The USCGC Fir. (Sept. 23, 2019) Photo by Zachary Snowdon Smith/The Cordova Times

Fisherman medevaced from northeast of Cold Bay

A 45-year-old crew member aboard the F/V Alaska Ocean who suffered a crush injury to his arm was medevaced by the Coast Guard some 30 miles northeast of Cold Bay on Sunday Feb. 21.

Law & Order: Feb. 5-18

The following incidents were reported to the Cordova Police Department between Feb. 5-18. 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.

Quake rattles Anchorage, no reports of damage

A moderate earthquake centered just 9 miles northwest of Anchorage shook the city Saturday.

Alaskans Own subscription service aids fishery conservation

Alaskans Own seafood shares program, now in its 12th year, is signing up new customers in Fairbanks, Anchorage, Sitka, Juneau and Seattle for monthly deliveries that benefit fishery conservation efforts and seafood donations.

Police chief apologizes for role in outbreak

"I know I have breached a trust placed in me by this city and I will work tirelessly to earn that trust back," Police Chief Nate Taylor wrote in a public statement. "I love this town, I love the people, and I love what I do. I am wishing a speedy recovery to everyone affected, and... am deeply sorry for my role in this outbreak."

Police chief who failed to quarantine linked to virus outbreak

"It was a serious lapse in judgment," City Manager Helen Howarth said. "Our daycares are closed. We have public facilities down. We’re back in a place we never wanted to be… I apologize on behalf of the city for the actions of one of our employees. I’m horrified and dismayed, and every other sad word that I can think of."

Governor isolates after contact with COVID-positive person

Gov. Mike Dunleavy is in self-isolation at home in the Matanuska-Susitna Valley after learning that he was exposed to an individual who later tested positive for the novel coronavirus.

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Ask the Candidate: Linnea Ronnegard

Linnea Ronnegard is running for a seat on the Cordova Community Medical Center Authority Board in the March 2 Cordova General Election.

Police chief apologizes for role in outbreak

"I know I have breached a trust placed in me by this city and I will work tirelessly to earn that trust back," Police Chief Nate Taylor wrote in a public statement. "I love this town, I love the people, and I love what I do. I am wishing a speedy recovery to everyone affected, and... am deeply sorry for my role in this outbreak."

Police chief who failed to quarantine linked to virus outbreak

"It was a serious lapse in judgment," City Manager Helen Howarth said. "Our daycares are closed. We have public facilities down. We’re back in a place we never wanted to be… I apologize on behalf of the city for the actions of one of our employees. I’m horrified and dismayed, and every other sad word that I can think of."

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NOAA Fisheries considers 4 emergency action proposals

NOAA Fisheries has under consideration four emergency or expedited changes to federal fishing regulations recommended by the North Pacific Fishery Management Council related to halibut, sablefish, rockfish and the Adak community quota entity program for 2021.

Fish Factor: Bristol Bay expects another big year, others poor to average salmon runs

Alaskans are preparing for another salmon season of poor to average runs to most regions. The big exception once again is at Bristol Bay, where another massive return of more than 51 million sockeyes is expected. Managers predict that surge will produce a harvest of over 36 million reds to fishermen.

NSEDC offers $575 energy subsidy to member households

Eligible households in all 15 member communities of the Norton Sound Economic Development Corp. have until March 19 to sign up for a $575 electric utility energy subsidy being offered by the corporation.

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Cordova Chronicles: Saga of the North Cloud, Part III

Fresh peril awaits in the third installment of the Saga of the North Cloud!

6th graders explore astronomy on night hike

“I liked being out at the reservoir and looking at the night sky,” student Adelaide Botz said. “And when the stars come out it’s even better.”

Cordova Chronicles: Saga of the North Cloud, Part III

Fresh peril awaits in the third installment of the Saga of the North Cloud!

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Obituary: Daniel Paul Reum

Daniel Paul Reum passed peacefully at home with family by his side on Dec. 28, 2020.

Obituary: Alison Kay (Sleighter) Eklund

Alison Kay Eklund, 69, passed away at home in Anchorage, Alaska on Jan. 16, 2021.

Obituary: Jeri Lynn Maitland

Jeri Lynn Maitland passed away around Dec. 21, 2020, in Cordova at the age of 59.

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Around Town: Early voting, FisherPoets, Spring seed swap

Early voting in the March 2 Cordova General Election has been extended. Early voting is now available at Community Room B in the Cordova Center Feb. 24-26 from 8 a.m.-8 p.m., and Feb. 27-28 from noon-5 p.m.

Law & Order: Feb. 5-18

The following incidents were reported to the Cordova Police Department between Feb. 5-18. 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: Feb. 5-18

The following incidents were reported to the Cordova Police Department between Feb. 5-18. 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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