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Updated at 4:00 p.m., May 18Early reports for the 2018 opener of the famed Copper River salmon fishery are that the Chinooks are looking good, but the sockeye harvest is slow.That was the first assessment from Jeremy Botz, gillnet area management biologist for the Alaska Department of Fish and Game in Cordova, just over 24 hours after the fishery...

Fisheries Announcements

Latest Copper River and Prince William Sound Fisheries announcements

Here are the latest Copper River and Prince William Sound Fisheries Announcements (Click to view or download the PDF):NEW: 2018 Prince William Sound Salmon...

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Coast Guard: limited VHF coverage in areas of PWS

In an alert to mariners issued on Sunday, May 20, the U.S. Coast Guard said that until further notice there is no VHF-FM coverage...

Cordova Chronicles: No ice breakup for Texans

This year’s Nenana Ice Classic totaled $225,000 and had 35 winners. Alaska’s oldest guessing game was born, as many other gambling schemes, of a...

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Coast Guard: limited VHF coverage in areas of PWS

In an alert to mariners issued on Sunday, May 20, the U.S. Coast Guard said that until further notice there is no VHF-FM coverage...

Museum Memories

Cordova had expanded its boat harbor in the mid-’30s and now with the throes of statehood upon the territory many debated how that would...

Cordova Chronicles: No ice breakup for Texans

This year’s Nenana Ice Classic totaled $225,000 and had 35 winners. Alaska’s oldest guessing game was born, as many other gambling schemes, of a...

Kings looking good, sockeyes are slow

Updated at 4:00 p.m., May 18Early reports for the 2018 opener of the famed Copper River salmon fishery are that the Chinooks are looking...

NSEDC shares fisheries profits

Norton Sound Economic Development Corp. is giving each of its 15-member communities a mid-year share of $133,333 to meet significant current needs.The announcement May...

Catch 49: A boat to place program

Several dozen consumers turned out on May 11 in Anchorage to pick up direct from harvester orders of Prince William Sound spot prawns, Homer...

Marine mammals protected by federal law

Federal fisheries officials have issued a reminder that the Marine Mammal Protection Act prohibits killing marine mammals, except for exemptions for subsistence harvests by...

Bottom trawlers toss tons of fish overboard

Researchers at the University of British Columbia say fisheries worldwide engaged in bottom trawling have tossed 437 million tons of seafood worth $560 billion...
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Law & Order: May 4-10

The following incidents were reported to the Cordova Police Department between 5-4-18 thru 5-10-18. Any charges reported in these press releases are merely accusations...

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Cordova & Prince William Sound

Marine mammals protected by federal law

Federal fisheries officials have issued a reminder that the Marine Mammal Protection Act prohibits killing marine mammals, except for exemptions for subsistence harvests by Alaska Natives.“Marine mammals are an integral part of a healthy...

Timber available with woodcutting permit

Two hotshot fire crews were in Cordova from April 22-27 for training and recertification. They felled several dozen trees in the Mile 12 state woodcutting area. That timber is now available to the public...

Remains of a landmark

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Coast Guard: limited VHF coverage in areas of PWS

In an alert to mariners issued on Sunday, May 20, the U.S. Coast Guard said that until further notice there is no VHF-FM coverage...

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Cordova Chronicles

Cordova Chronicles: No ice breakup for Texans

This year’s Nenana Ice Classic totaled $225,000 and had 35 winners. Alaska’s oldest guessing game was born, as many other gambling schemes, of a bar bet – in this case, back in 1906, between...

Opinion & Commentary

New oil spill response barge works with the Cordova fleet

By W. Scott Pegau For The Cordova TimesAt the beginning of May, a few boats from Cordova got the opportunity to begin working with the...

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Life Announcements

Celebration of Life: Remembering Robert ‘Sully’ Sullivan

By Rocky Stone For The Cordova TimesOn March 17, St. Patrick’s Day, the Telluride Ski Patrol...

Obituary: Leon Nicholas Merkes

Sterling resident Leon Nicholas Merkes, 93, died Friday, Apr. 6, 2018, peacefully at home in...

Obituary: Andy S. Kolenut

Andy S. Kolenut was born Jan. 29, 1955, in Megaplantanos Community, Greece. He was adopted...

Life Announcements

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Recipes

Recipe of the Week: Wild Alaska Hot Nashville Pollock

Ingredients 3 pounds Wild Alaska pollock, 4 to 6 oz. ea.2 quarts buttermilk4 large eggs1 cup...

Recipe of the Week: Alaska sole sliders

Ingredients 3/4 cup breadcrumbs1/2 teaspoon salt1/4 teaspoon dried basil1 pound Alaska Sole fillets, cut in 2-inch...
Pan-Seared Alaska Cod over Minted Pea Purée

Recipe of the Week: Pan-Seared Alaska Cod over Minted Pea Purée

Ingredients 1/2 cup water2 pounds frozen or fresh peas, blanched1 package (0.6 to 0.7 ounces) fresh...

Last Frontier Discoveries & Research

Spring break on ice

Feeding sled dogs under a starlit sky. Biking 40 miles to a backcountry lodge. Piloting a snowmachine along the Iditarod Trail.These are not typical...

Salmon is on the menu for Lake Clark’s wolves

Deep within Lake Clark National Park and Preserve, staff at a remote ranger station on the north shore of Telaquana Lake noted something amiss....


Law & Order

Police Car Top Lights

Law & Order: May 4-10

The following incidents were reported to the Cordova Police Department between 5-4-18 thru 5-10-18. Any charges reported in these press releases are merely accusations...


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