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Around Town: Secret Santa, Quarantine Dreams, Bob Ross month

November is “Have a Happy Little” Bob Ross month at the Cordova Museum. Plus the museum is accepting submissions for an upcoming "Quarantine Dreams" exhibit. Find out what else is happening in this week's Around Town.

New honorary consul for Alaska begins her journey

Newly appointed Philippine Honorary Consul for Alaska Rebecca “Becky” Carrillo, of Juneau, says she has much to learn still, but that one of her goals is to build a more productive relationship between Alaska and the Philippines.

Fish Factor: PWS fisheries board meeting set for March 30-April 5...

Many Alaska fishermen are likely to be involved in regulatory meetings next spring instead of being out on the water. And Alaska legislators will be distracted by hearings for hundreds of unconfirmed appointments as they tackle contentious budgets and other pressing issues.

New website explains budget challenges facing upcoming Legislature

A new website launched by Commonwealth North offers Alaska residents a better understanding of the fiscal challenges the state is facing.

New management measures for salmon fishing in Cook Inlet EEZ considered

A Joint Protocol Committee with representatives of the Alaska Board of Fisheries and North Pacific Fishery Management Council will meet virtually Thursday, Nov. 5, to discuss alternatives for management of salmon fisheries in the Exclusive Economic Zone of Cook Inlet.

Village of Kake: Tongass roadless decision is very sad for all...

Today is a very sad day. I’m Joel Jackson, President of the Organized Village of Kake, Alaska and it’s a very sad day for my Tribe and a sad day for all Indigenous People of Southeast Alaska. This is the day the federal government has issued its official notice that it has ignored voices of sovereign Tribal governments and acted against our wishes to open up the entire Tongass National Forest to roadbuilding and development by approving a complete exemption of the Tongass roadless rule.

Cordova Chronicles: The sun sets on Tom Seaver

Dick Shellhorn reminisces on Hall of Fame pitcher Tom Seaver — in Fairbanks and beyond. Seaver died from complications of COVID-19 in August.

Letter to the Editor: Stop cramming our mailboxes with campaign spam

There's no reason for candidates to jam Alaskans' mailboxes with useless political advertisements, writes Dixie Lambert.

Statewide COVID-19 infections reach 15,155

A surge in the spread of COVID-19 in Alaska continued in triple digits for a 35th day on Wednesday, Oct. 28, with 353 newly infected, and one additional death.

Letter to the Editor: Vote for the troller

Dr. Al Gross knows and understands the fishing life, writes Mike Mayo.

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