Margaret Bauman

Margaret Bauman is a veteran Alaska journalist focused on covering fisheries and environmental issues. Bauman has been writing for The Cordova Times since 2010. You can reach her at

Land allotment plan for Vietnam vets takes next steps

Federal authorities are seeking public comment through Sept. 21 in support of an environmental assessment that will consider the effects of opening certain lands for selection to eligible Alaska Native Vietnam-era veterans.

New MSA bill addresses climate change

New legislation to reauthorize the primary law governing federal fisheries management and conservation introduced in the U.S. House would boost tribal participation in the regional council process.

Public input sought on heli-skiing assessment

Public comment will be accepted through Aug. 22 on a draft environmental assessment for a Cordova heli-skiing project involving special use permits for guided activities on 590,000 acres of forest.

Humpy deliveries jump to 23.3M fish

Prince William Sound's humpy catch rose to 23.3 million fish, up from 16.6 million.

As delta variant spreads, health care workers implore residents to vaccinate

A surge in newly diagnosed cases of the novel coronavirus in Alaska, where the highly infectious delta variant is having an impact, has state health care workers pleading with residents to get vaccinated, mask up, socially distance and avoid crowds.

Salmon was critical to sled dogs’ diet in 17th century

A University of British Columbia report based on research into ancient frozen canine feces confirms that salmon was an important part of Arctic sled dog diets at least 300 years ago.

Pink salmon catch boosts Prince William Sound harvest

An overall catch of 16.6 million humpies has boosted the preliminary commercial total harvest in Prince William Sound to over 20 million fish, although it’s still too early to gauge the strength of the pink salmon harvest.

Large-scale old-growth logging to end in Tongass

A Biden administration decision that would end large-scale old-growth logging in Tongass National Forest, a critical spawning area for thousands of wild salmon, is sparking criticism from the timber industry and kudos from seafood harvesters.

Cordova Electric joins AFN, others to regain subsidy funds

Cordova Electric Cooperative has joined with several other electric cooperatives, the Alaska Federation of Natives, and others in suing the Dunleavy administration over the current lack of funding critical for subsidizing energy costs in rural Alaska.

Bristol Bay processors donate 25K lbs of frozen salmon to villages

Bristol Bay seafood processors, in the midst of a robust harvesting season, are donating 25,000 pounds of frozen king salmon to Yukon River communities where harvests have been halted.



WP2Social Auto Publish Powered By :