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The Cordova Times is Prince William Sound's oldest newspaper, publishing since 1914. Send story ideas and news tips to news@thecordovatimes.com.

EPA compares impact of prescribed fire and wildfire

A new U.S. Environmental Protection Agency report concludes that while a prescribed fire can reduce the overall size of futures wildfire and associated smoke emissions and smoke-related emissions and make smoke-related health impacts, there are still risks.

DHSS says flu shots are more important than ever

State health officials and the Alaska Native Tribal Health Consortium are teaming up to implore Alaskans to get vaccinated against the flu before the end of October, to help protect individuals and prevent additional stress on the state’s medical providers.

Pollock industry donates fish to help restaurants

Wild Alaska Pollock harvesters and processors have donated fish to owners of Chicago restaurants in a marketing support effort to boost restaurant patronage.

Rescued sea otter pup makes slow progress

A four-month-old sea otter pup found abandoned and extremely malnourished on a beach near Kasilof is making progress toward recovery.

Dignitaries unite to save BC’s old-growth forests

More than 200 prominent people, from actor Judi Dench and primatologist Jane Goodall to Kukpi7 Judy Wilson, secretary-treasurer of the Union of British Columbia Indian Chiefs, have issued an open letter urging protection of British Columbia's old-growth forests.

EPA offers water system grant support

A $21.7 million grant program will be made available by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency on Oct. 15 to provide technical assistance and training to support small drinking water and waste systems often located in rural communities nationwide.

Food Network Chef Nancy Fuller will address GAPP

Food Network chef Nancy Fuller, host of the television series Farmhouse Rules, will deliver the keynote address at the third annual meeting of the Association of Genuine Alaska Pollock Producers, to be held virtually on Oct. 27.

Resolution honors memory of Native boarding school victims

A House resolution supporting a national day of remembrance for Native American children who died while attending federal Indian boarding schools, and recognizing those who survived has been introduced in Congress by Rep. Don Young, R-Alaska.

Suspect pleads guilty to aiming laser pointer at Coast Guard aircrew

A Washington state resident has pleaded guilty to aiming a laser pointer at a Coast Guard Air Station Port Angeles aircrew in 2016.

BOF issues reminder on upcoming work session

Alaska Board of Fisheries officials have issued a reminder that their work session on Oct. 20-21 in Anchorage will be held via Zoom only.

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