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Victim services aid bill ready to be signed into law

Legislation to strengthen the Crime Victims Fund Act passed the U.S. Senate unanimously and is on its way to the White House for President Joe Biden’s signature.

Objection period begins on proposed Kensington Mine expansion

The final supplemental environmental impact statement and draft record of decision for the Kensington mine expansion has begun an objection period, ending Aug. 23, for anyone who provided input during previous comment periods.

Federal grants will benefit 7 tribal communities

Over $5 million in grant funding has been awarded to seven Alaska Native communities for projects to reduce energy costs and increase energy security and resiliency.

370 Bristol Bay harvesters get Coast Guard vessel checkups

Coast Guard inspectors with the Marine Safety Task Force say they conducted dockside exams for 370 harvesters in the Bristol Bay commercial fishing fleet in Bristol Bay communities before returning to Anchorage.

Bethel former educator sentenced for attempted sexual enticement

A former principal for the Lower Kuskokwim School District in Bethel has been sentenced to 15 years in federal prison for trying to sexually entice a minor.

Legislation would impact federal property sales

New legislation before the U.S. House would effectively prevent any future effort to sell the National Archives and Records Administration facility in Seattle.

Fox Island harbor seal pup healing at ASLC

A seventh harbor seal pup, spotted alone and bloodied on Fox Island near Seward, has joined six other harbor seal pups in the care of the Alaska SeaLife Center.
A vehicle loads onto the M/V Aurora at the Cordova Ferry Terminal. (July 21, 2019) Photo by Zachary Snowdon Smith/The Cordova Times

AMHS issues proposed winter ferry schedule

Proposed winter dates and routes for the Alaska Marine Highway System, to run from October 2021 through April 2022, are out for public review and comment through July 27.

Law & Order: July 2-11

The following is a summary of incidents that occurred or were reported to the Cordova Police Department July 2-11, 2021. Defendants are presumed innocent until proven guilty in a court of law.

Around Town: Technician training, Culture Camp, weir survey

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