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EPA takes new steps to protect Bristol Bay

Efforts to protect the Bristol Bay watershed from potential mining pollution that would affect the world’s largest run of wild sockeye salmon are back in the spotlight, with the Environmental Protection Agency seeking ensure a long-term solution.

Fish Factor: Crab harvesters reeling over news of depleted stocks

Alaska’s Bering Sea crabbers are reeling from the devastating news that all major crab stocks are down substantially, based on summer survey results, and the Bristol Bay red king crab fishery will be closed for the first time in over 25 years.

Cordova Chronicles: A fan for the ages

From up yonder in bleachers much higher than the top row at CHS Court, Stan Makarka will still be rooting for his beloved Blue and White.

Ernestine Hayes receives distinguished artist award

Former Alaska State Writer Laureate Ernestine Saankalaxt Hayes has been honored with the Rasmuson Foundation’s 2021 Distinguished Artist Award for her creative work.
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Overwhelmed by COVID-19 cases, Alaska’s largest hospital implements crisis care standards

"While we are doing our utmost, we are no longer able to provide the standard of care to each and every patient who needs our help," Dr. Kristen Solana Walkinshaw said.

SEITC funded for fish consumption project

"Our foods are safe and healthy to eat," said Rob Sanderson Jr. "It is important we keep it that way for our future generations."

Kodiak rocket launch succeeds despite engine loss

Astra Space Inc. conducted a test launch of a rocket at the Pacific Spaceport Complex in Kodiak.

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CRWP program director honored by Alaska Conservation Foundation

Kate Morse, program director for the Copper River Watershed Project in Cordova, will be honored on Oct. 7 with the Alaska Conservation Foundation’s Jerry S. Dixon Award for excellence in environmental education.

Officials answer tough questions on drugs and addiction

"When somebody who’s using casually, or even heavily, ends up with a problem… they stop using," Dr. Brian Iutzi said. "They put it down. They don’t pick it back up. The problem with addiction is, there’s a certain percentage of people out there that are unable to put it down, even if it’s killing them."

Zink: 69% of Cordovans vaccinated

69.2% of Cordova residents have received at least one dose of COVID-19 vaccine, said Dr. Anne Zink, Alaska’s chief medical officer.

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Fish Factor: Crab harvesters reeling over news of depleted stocks

Alaska’s Bering Sea crabbers are reeling from the devastating news that all major crab stocks are down substantially, based on summer survey results, and the Bristol Bay red king crab fishery will be closed for the first time in over 25 years.

Fish Factor: Crab harvesters reeling over news of depleted stocks

Alaska’s Bering Sea crabbers are reeling from the devastating news that all major crab stocks are down substantially, based on summer survey results, and the Bristol Bay red king crab fishery will be closed for the first time in over 25 years.

EPA takes new steps to protect Bristol Bay

Efforts to protect the Bristol Bay watershed from potential mining pollution that would affect the world’s largest run of wild sockeye salmon are back in the spotlight, with the Environmental Protection Agency seeking ensure a long-term solution.

Alaska matters.

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

Cordova Chronicles: A fan for the ages

From up yonder in bleachers much higher than the top row at CHS Court, Stan Makarka will still be rooting for his beloved Blue and White.

What is the name of this road?

Every Cordovan knows the 1,400-foot road that winds gently around the western tip of Eyak Lake. However, no one seems to agree on just what this road should be called.

Cordova Chronicles: A fan for the ages

From up yonder in bleachers much higher than the top row at CHS Court, Stan Makarka will still be rooting for his beloved Blue and White.

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Obituary: Nancy Marie Titus

Nancy Marie Titus, 88, passed away at the Cordova Community Medical Center, on Sept. 2, 2021, after a lengthy illness.

Birth: Eliana Mercedes Arnaud

Eliana Mercedes Arnaud was born on Monday, July 26.

Celebration of Life: Sheelagh Mullins Rowane

The Schinella and Mullins family will be holding a celebration of life for Sheelagh Mullins Rowane at Orca Lodge on September 18.

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Around Town: Fungus Festival, film screening, community forum

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Law & Order: Aug. 13-29

The following is a summary of incidents that occurred or were reported to the Cordova Police Department Aug. 23-29, 2021. Defendants are presumed innocent until proven guilty in a court of law.

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Law & Order: Aug. 13-29

The following is a summary of incidents that occurred or were reported to the Cordova Police Department Aug. 23-29, 2021. Defendants are presumed innocent until proven guilty in a court of law.

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