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HB 54 offers compassion for terminally ill

Commentary By Barbara McDaniel For The Cordova TimesEditor’s note: HB 54, an act providing an end-of-life option for terminally ill individuals, recently had a hearing...
Snug in the harbor: The majority of Cordova’s gillnet fleet have put their boats away for the winter in the Cordova Boat Harbor, wrapping up the 2017 commercial salmon fishing season. Photo by Cinthia Gibbens-Stimson/The Cordova Times

Commentary: Will Alaska learn from salmon’s history?

By David MontgomeryFor The Cordova Times Fifteen years ago, when I researched and wrote the book “King of Fish: The Thousand Year Run of Salmon”,...

Commentary: Why is it so hard to quit smoking?

It’s hard to tackle the physical addiction to nicotine.Cigarettes contain nicotine, a highly addictive substance found naturally in tobacco. It travels quickly to the...

Commentary: A call to fishermen

Commentary By Alexus KwachkaFor The Cordova TimesThings are getting sideways out there in the ocean. Nearly every fisherman who has motored in recent years...

Commentary: Cannabis is less harmful than alcohol or tobacco

Commetary By Billie ThomsonFor The Cordova TimesIn response to the letter to the editor opinion regarding “Would a marijuana store affect Cordova youth?”, I...

Nominate a Watershed Hero!

Do you know someone who always speaks up for rivers and streams?  Or takes the extra step of keeping our rivers and streams healthy?The...

Commentary: Medicaid is a safety net

Around the Capitol, there has been talk about “the high cost of Medicaid” and what can be done about it.  Just the other day...

Commentary: It’s time for a low-carbon energy economy

Nowhere is the Trump administration's historic assault on our natural environment more worrisome than his reckless push for increased offshore oil and gas drilling....

Commentary: Why I support eliminating the individual mandate tax penalty

I have always supported the freedom to choose. I believe that the federal government should not force anyone to buy something they do not...
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