Tag: boats

State should consider purchase of six ice-class carriers 

By Larry Persily Even in winter, there are hot opportunities. And since the state’s prospects for economic well-being are in short supply these days —...

Letter to the editor: Thank you, Cordova

Living in Cordova for 16 years has been a blessing for me (Father Tom).The mountains have been a sheer delight, hiking the trails, skiing...

Coast Guard: limited VHF coverage in areas of PWS

In an alert to mariners issued on Sunday, May 20, the U.S. Coast Guard said that until further notice there is no VHF-FM coverage...

Fish Factor: Commercial fishing ranks high as a dangerous job

Commercial fishing remains one of the most dangerous jobs in the nation, with a fatality rate that is 23 times higher than for all...

Cordova Chronicles: Elements and vessels damage Cordova marine facilities

Winds, tides, ice and even a few vessels have not been kind to Cordova’s marine facilities this past year. Fortunately, no one has been...

AMSEA offers marine safety course

A six-day Marine Safety Instructor Training course will be offered by the Alaska Marine Safety Education Association from April 24 to April 29 at...

Cordova fishing vessel exams set for April

Dockside examinations of commercial fishing vessels in Cordova are set for April 10-25 by the U.S. Coast Guard’s Marine Safety Unit.The focus of these...

Legislature cites Behnken for supporting coastal communities

Veteran longline harvester Linda Behnken, executive director of the Alaska Longline Fishermen’s Association in Sitka, has received an honorarium from the 30th Alaska Legislature...
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