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...

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...

Opioids: Life threatening, but preventable condition addiction

By Dr. Jay Butler For The Cordova TimesAnother opioid overdose death. Another drug-related crime. Another billion dollars spent on ineffective treatments. News about the opioid...

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....

Koplin: Hatcheries support strong science and abundance

Few things define Alaskans more than our love of salmon. Not surprisingly, salmon allocation decisions and fluctuations in resource abundance often spur bitter political...

Sturgeon supports rural subsistence fishing preference

Commentary By Doug Pope For The Cordova TimesWhen John Sturgeon walked into my office seven years ago, he had a simple story that the National...

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...

Ballot Measure 1 threatens TAPS operations

Commentary by Tom BarrettFor The Cordova TimesThe Stand for Salmon movement promises “vital infrastructure will still move forward” if the initiative passes. In reality,...
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: Walker’s Climate Committee is a campaign gimmick

As Gov. Bill Walker’s Climate Action Leadership Group (CALG) is releasing its final report/recommendations shortly Alaskans should not be fooled into thinking this is new or...

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