This year’s salmon forecast includes 154.9M pinks, 51.9M sockeyes 

State fisheries biologists are forecasting a Copper River District run of 1.3 million sockeyes and 202,000 coho salmon this summer, with the sockeye forecast...

Local youth athletes head to Anchorage for 2024 Native Youth Olympics 

This past weekend athletes sponsored by the Native Village of Eyak (NVE) were in Anchorage for the 2024 Native Youth Olympics.  Under the tutelage of...

Citizen oversight leads to safer transportation of oil

By Donna Schantz Of all the advances made in the safe transportation of oil since the 1989 Exxon Valdez Oil Spill, perhaps the most innovative...

Publisher’s note: The 35th anniversary of the spill and The Cordova Times’ pledge 

As the publisher of The Cordova Times, I am reflecting this month on the indelible marks that the Exxon Valdez Oil Spill left on...

Thirty-five years after Exxon Valdez: How has oil transportation changed in Prince William Sound? 

By Amanda Johnson In 1989, the few measures in place were inadequate to prevent the Exxon Valdez Oil Spill and the available response resources were...

CHS student writes in for anniversary of Exxon spill 

By Holly West Dear Editor, I'm writing in regards to the legacy of the Exxon Valdez oil spill of 1989. A  significant amount of the younger...

OBI wants out of setnet purchases of Alitak district salmon 

OBI Seafoods has told set netters in the Alitak District they will not be buying their fish where they are harvested on the south...

Students’ views on climate change, fossil fuels impacted by the Exxon Valdez Oil Spill 

By Kyi Gasmen This weekend marks the 35th anniversary of the Exxon Valdez oil spill. According to NOAA, Alaska’s environment has exhibited “significant physical and...

Federal courts face another Groundhog Day in the Pebble mine saga 

It’s Groundhog Day all over again in the federal court system over the fate of a proposed copper, gold and molybdenum mine in an...

Remembering the spill: Mike Mickelson

Mike Mickelson was 5 years old when the Exxon Valdez Oil Spill happened. He doesn’t really remember a time in Cordova before the spill....
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