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Gubernatorial candidate Mead Treadwell to appear for meet and greet -The Cordova Times
Treadwell, former Alaska lieutenant governor, is the Republican candidate for governor of Alaska. The public is invited to attend and discuss goals and concerns and learn about Mead’s plans for Alaska’s future.
Costs of medical services must now be posted -The Cordova Times
Senate Bill 105, signed into law on Aug. 6 by Gov. Bill Walker, includes a requirement that all providers and facilities post the cost of their most common health care services in their public reception areas and on their websites.
Law & Order: July 27-Aug. 2 -The Cordova Times
DMV HOURS: From 8 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Tuesday through Thursday unless otherwise posted. Motorcycle testing is still available, weather permitting. DMV has moved to 602 Railroad Ave. Payments now accepted for dog licenses, ATV/snow machine registrations and citations.
Comment now on draft plans, EIS for Chugach National Forest -The Cordova Times
The draft land management plan describes the 15-year strategic vision for managing these forest lands in southcentral Alaska. It capitalizes on the strengths of the current 2002 plan, providing for changes in the local and regional economy, physical condition of the forest, and increasing demand for
UW published revised book on Pacific salmon -The Cordova Times
More than a decade after publishing his first edition of “The Behavior and Ecology of Pacific Salmon and Trout,” University of Washington professor Thomas Quinn is out with a new edition, packed with much updated information and many new photos.
Supreme court issues ruling on salmon initiative -The Cordova Times
In this case, said Lindemuth, “I would have prohibited development of any project that would substantially damage anadromous waters (i.e. waters that support migrating fish such as salmon) and presumed that all waters are anadromous unless proven otherwise. The Alaska Supreme Court agreed with the s
Museum Memories -The Cordova Times
Natives at the nearby traditional village of Eyak began relocating to the new town to be near the canneries and by 1890, Odiak was a thriving town of 200 people. In 1892, the village of Alaganik was abandoned following a major epidemic and around this same time, the name changed from Odiak to Eyak.
M/V Tazlina to begin service in May 2019 -The Cordova Times
The M/V Tazlina is 280 feet long, approximately 70 feet wide, seats up to 300 passengers and carries 53 vehicles.
Hoover’s artwork celebrates fishing ancestry, fish runs -The Cordova Times
Cordovan artist Rachel Hoover stands in front of her artwork and new gallery show, "Bloodline", housed at the Copper River Gallery, located within the Cordova Museum, on Friday, Aug. 3, 2018. (Photo by Emily Mesner/The Cordova Times)
Letter: Support Ballot Measure 1 -The Cordova Times
There are essentially four components to the update to Alaska law: First it will establish clear, enforceable standards for development in and around salmon streams requiring things like adequate fish passage, and good water quality that wild salmon need. Secondly, the measure ensures that Alaskans,
Meet your gubernatorial candidates: Mark Begich, Democrat, former U.S. Senator -The Cordova Times
How would your administration balance the needs and allocations of all fisheries user groups, taking into consideration the importance of commercial fisheries to the statewide revenue stream?
Stand for Salmon puts science-based standards in statutes -The Cordova Times
I have been thinking long and hard about the salmon habitat ballot initiative that will be on Alaska’s November ballot. I served as director of the Habitat Division of the Alaska Department of Fish and Game for seven years under Governors Steve Cowper and Wally Hickel, and as commissioner of the dep
65 bands play to 8,000+ Salmonfest fans -The Cordova Times
The wild salmon theme was everywhere at Salmonfest, including a 2,500 gallon water tank with six spigots where festival goers could fill up their water jugs. (Photo by Margaret Bauman/The Cordova Times)Tracy Lohman, left, with Dawnell Smith, both with the nonprofit public interest nonprofit law firm
Cordova dad makes it easier to get survival suits for toddlers -The Cordova Times
John Whissel holds the toddler and infant survival suits, made by Scandia Gear, at Native Village of Eyak in Cordova on Friday, July 20, 2018. (Photo by Emily Mesner/The Cordova Times)
Law & Order: July 20-26 -The Cordova Times
12:02 a.m. Caller reported a woman running up and down the hall at Ocean Beauty yelling and hitting doors. Officer responded arresting Tereza Chan, age 19 of Anchorage, for Disorderly Conduct and Minor Consuming Alcohol. 12:34 p.m. An ambulance responded to Ocean Beauty and transported an individual
Slow going toward the 39M harvest forecast -The Cordova Times
Commercial salmon harvests in Prince William Sound topped the 15.4 million mark through July 31, up by three million fish over the previous week, compared to 20.4 million delivered by the same time a year ago.
Coast Guard Medevacs Man from Fishing Vessel near Cordova
KODIAK – A Coast Guard Air Station Kodiak MH-60 Jayhawk aircrew medevaced a man from the fishing vessel Devotion 34 miles southwest of Cordova, Alaska, Saturday.
Letter: Supporting Dunleavy -The Cordova Times
As a lifelong Alaskan, commercial and subsistence fisherman, I support Mike Dunleavy as our next governor. Recent statements from critics that Mike is not supportive of commercial fishing prompted me to write this piece, because my personal experience has been exactly the opposite. Such statements l
Report raises eyebrows as small amounts of lead show up on water tests from city supply
Lead levels in the water have been slowly increasing over the last decade in Valdez – but do not panic and buy bottled water. Bottled water is allowed to contain up to 5 parts of lead per billion particles. The most recent test of the town’s water which was conducted in 2017, had 3.95 parts per bill
Cleanup underway of submerged fishing tender -The Cordova Times
The F/V Pacific Knight, with an estimated 800 gallons of diesel and 300 gallons of hydraulic fluid on board, capsized in Nushagak Bay, some 11 nautical miles south of Dillingham. Good Samaritans aboard the Amanda C rescued two men from the water. An extensive search for the third crewman was later s