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...
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 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...

Treadwell has had a big role in Alaska fisheries

Commentary By Orin Seybert For The Cordova TimesI am a 69-year resident of this wonderful state. I and all 50-some of my children, grand-children and...

New oil spill response barge works with the Cordova fleet

By W. Scott Pegau For The Cordova TimesAt the beginning of May, a few boats from Cordova got the opportunity to begin working with the...

Hatcheries provide ocean raised wild salmon for all users

Commentary By Jerry McCune For The Cordova TimesSummer is here, and salmon are returning to Alaska’s rivers. Boats stream out of our harbors while Alaskans...
Shepard Point, a deep-water access site near Cordova. The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has approved construction of oil spill response facility with access to the all-weather airport at Shepard Point, Native Village of Eyak announced on Oct. 16. Photos courtesy Native Village of Eyak

Summer activity planned at Shepard Point

The Native Village of Eyak and its contractors have begun preparatory work at Shepard Point for the oil spill response facility that will be...

Commentary: Standing for salmon means standing up for jobs

By Marie Rose For The Cordova TimesDear Alaska Fishermen:A thick skin is required for this business. Direct competition is part of the job. To survive...
Chum salmon returning in November to spawn in the Delta River where it meets the Tanana River, about 10 miles north of the town of Delta Junction. Ned Rozell photos.

Treinen: Why I’m voting ‘Yes for Salmon’

By Chip Treinen For The Cordova TimesAs a commercial fisherman for more than four decades, I am supporting Ballot Measure 1 and voting “Yes for...

Stand for Salmon puts science-based standards in statutes

Commetary by Frank Rue For The Cordova TimesI have been thinking long and hard about the salmon habitat ballot initiative that will be on Alaska’s...

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