Gulf of Alaska

Commentary: Oceans reflect the health of the planet

Commentary by Reps. Suzanne Bonamici (D-Ore.) and Don Young (R-Alaska) For The Cordova TimesOceans cover more than 70 percent of our planet and are home...
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...
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...

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: Opposition to mine comes from Alaskans

By Ralph Andersen, Norm Van Vactor, Jason Metrokin and Alannah Hurley Guest CommentaryThe scoping period for the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ review of the...
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: Clear plan, funding needed for transboundary waterways

Commentary By Chris Zimmer For The Cordova TimesThe Taku River is a vital Southeast Alaska resource. The Taku River is usually Southeast Alaska’s largest overall...

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...

Why we stayed in Cordova

By Debra Buchanan-Adams For The Cordova TimesSix years ago, we discovered my late husband, Ken Adams, had “dementia of the Alzheimer’s type.” It’s phrased this...

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....

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