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2nd PWS shrimp pot fishery opens May 10

A second Prince William Sound shrimp pot season opens Monday, May 10 in commercial fishing area 3, with a gear limit of 30 shrimp pots per vessel, and will close on May 20.

Obituary: Paul Anthony Nicolo

Paul Anthony (Tony) Nicolo died unexpectedly April 11, 2021, in Virginia Beach, Virginia, where he lived for the past six years.

Tribes urge Canadian miners to divest from Donlin gold project

Tribal entities on Alaska’s Kuskokwim River Delta are asking a major Canadian mining company to withdraw financial support from development of the Donlin Gold project at the headwaters of the Kuskokwim River.

Retailers post prices for Copper River salmon

“It is that time of year when the phone is ringing off the hook for the Copper River season,” said Hilary Branyik at Pike Place Fish Market in Seattle.

BLM will consult with tribes on public lands orders

Federal Bureau of Land Management officials are planning government-to-government tribal consultations as the first step in their review of five public lands orders signed by the outgoing Trump administration in January to allow mineral development on 28 million acres of land.

Did agents raid home of wrong woman over Jan. 6 riot? Maybe

"We’re looking for Nancy Pelosi’s laptop," FBI agents told Marilyn Hueper after briefly handcuffing her.Hueper shot back: "That still doesn’t explain why you’re in my home. Or in Homer, Alaska."

Coast Guard seasonal aviation support arrives in Cordova

Coast Guard Air Station Kodiak has opened up its seasonal aviation support facility in Cordova in advance of summer fisheries beginning in mid-May.

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Coast Guard seasonal aviation support arrives in Cordova

Coast Guard Air Station Kodiak has opened up its seasonal aviation support facility in Cordova in advance of summer fisheries beginning in mid-May.

The Cordova Times named best Alaska weekly for 2nd year running

The Alaska Press Club named The Cordova Times Alaska’s best weekly newspaper for the second year running, and recognized the paper for its coverage of the coronavirus pandemic.

Update: Cordova man charged with assault, harassment, indecent exposure

Update: Ryan Tyler Labruyere, 46, of Cordova, was arrested on charges of assault in the fourth degree, disorderly conduct, harassment in the second degree, indecent exposure in the second degree, and violation of conditions of release.

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2nd PWS shrimp pot fishery opens May 10

A second Prince William Sound shrimp pot season opens Monday, May 10 in commercial fishing area 3, with a gear limit of 30 shrimp pots per vessel, and will close on May 20.

Fish Factor: Study would measure threat to salmon from road runoff

Are toxins from road runoff a threat to salmon in Anchorage’s most popular fishing streams? A GoFundMe campaign has been launched so Alaskans can chip in to find out.

Tribes urge Canadian miners to divest from Donlin gold project

Tribal entities on Alaska’s Kuskokwim River Delta are asking a major Canadian mining company to withdraw financial support from development of the Donlin Gold project at the headwaters of the Kuskokwim River.

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Cordova Chronicles: Ravens discover Costco specials

Anchorage shoppers have found themselves harassed by marauding avian gourmets.

Commentary: This wetland is ‘for the birds’

Every May, one of the most spectacular natural phenomena on the planet occurs on the Copper River Delta as millions of shorebirds congregate on the Delta mudflats in their last effort to fatten up before heading north.

Cordova Chronicles: Ravens discover Costco specials

Anchorage shoppers have found themselves harassed by marauding avian gourmets.

Chugach Corner: Shorebirds of a feather flyway together

The Copper River Delta hosts up to 5 million shorebirds during the annual spring migration. Nearly 90% of Pacific Dunlin and 80% of Western Sandpiper use the Copper River Delta as a stopover site before heading to their breeding grounds.

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Obituary: Paul Anthony Nicolo

Paul Anthony (Tony) Nicolo died unexpectedly April 11, 2021, in Virginia Beach, Virginia, where he lived for the past six years.

Birth: Okalee Jensen Cunningham

Okalee (traditionally written xaxtl’i — pronounced aa•k•lee) is named after Okalee Spit down in Controller Bay.

Birth: Paityn Liane Masters

Joe Masters of Valdez and Kayrene Kimber of Cordova announce the birth of their daughter Paityn Liane Masters on March 3, 2021 at Providence Valdez Medical Center.

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Around Town: Shorebird Festival, Pie Social, Mother’s Day

The Copper River Delta Shorebird Festival will take place Thursday, May 6 through Sunday, May 9.

Law & Order: April 23-29

The following incidents were reported to the Cordova Police Department between April 23-29. 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

Law & Order: April 23-29

The following incidents were reported to the Cordova Police Department between April 23-29. 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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