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Law & Order: May 21-June 24

The following incidents were reported to the Cordova Police Department between May 21-June 24. Any charges reported in these press releases are merely accusations and the defendant and/or defendants are presumed innocent until proven guilty in a court of law.

1 dead, 2 rescued after boat hit by large wave

A commercial harvester from Texas died and two crew members were rescued after a fishing vessel stuck on a sandbar in the Nushagak area of Bristol Bay was hit by a large wave, knocking the entire crew overboard.

Emergency alert test set for Aug. 11

Alaskans will receive an emergency test message via their cell phones, as well as through radio and television broadcasts, at 10:20 a.m. on Wednesday, Aug. 11.

Obituary: Zak Jacobs

Zak Jacobs, a beloved member of the Cordova community, abruptly left our world on June 6.

Birth: Kaliakh King Hansen

Kaliakh King Hansen was born at 1:51 a.m. on June 4 at the Alaska Native Medical Center in Anchorage.

Birth: Hazel River Alexandra Belgarde

Hazel River Alexandra Belgarde was born at 8:04 a.m. on May 4 at the Alaska Native Medical Center in Anchorage.

NOAA names new tribal research coordinator

NOAA Fisheries has announced the appointment of Mabel Baldwin-Schaeffer as tribal research coordinator for the Alaska Fisheries Science Center’s communications program.

Around Town: Weir survey, Alaska WILD, Salmon Jam

If you wish to have your event listing included in Around Town, please email with the following information: The name of the event; the date and time of the event; the name of the group or person organizing the event; a one or two-sentence description of the event; contact info to be included in the listing.

ASLC harbor seal pup patient load reaches 6

Two more harbor seal pups are being treated at the Alaska SeaLife Center in Seward, bringing to six the number of seal pup patients in the care of the center’s Wildlife Response Program.

CARES Act funds go to AFN, Tanana Chiefs Conference

Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act funds totaling $2.5 million have been distributed by the state to the Alaska Federation of Natives, with another $500,000 directed to the Tanana Chiefs Conference.



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