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NPFMC prepares for February meeting

Federal fisheries managers preparing for virtual meeting of the North Pacific Fishery Management Council have released the agenda for the session, to be held Feb. 5 and Feb. 8-12, and are welcoming written comments through Jan 29.

Alaska Marine Science Symposium keeps going green

For the past two years the Alaska Marine Science Symposium, the annual late January event in Anchorage that attracts seafood harvesters, processors and scientists from all over the world, has been going greener, with detailed conference events posted online.

Letter to the Editor: A new breed of Iceworm

February's Iceworm Festival will include COVID-cautious variants of classic events such as the Iceworm Parade and Miss Iceworm Coronation.

Fish Factor: Commercial fisheries get a breather in proposed FY2022 budget

Fish byproducts are rapidly growing in popularity and broths made from bones and other fish parts are becoming a rage among health enthusiasts all over the world.

Coast Guard offers extension on credentials, course approvals

Coast Guard officials have announced an extension of merchant marine credential endorsements, medical certificates and course approvals to meet challenges caused by the global novel coronavirus pandemic.

Museum will host more local art shows

The coronavirus pandemic has meant fewer big art shows at Cordova Historical Museum. However, these scheduling gaps open up room for local art shows like “Quarantine Dreams,” showing at the museum gallery from Dec. 4-Jan. 30.

Law & Order: Dec. 18-24

The following incidents were reported to the Cordova Police Department between Dec. 18-24. Any charges reported in these press releases are merely accusations and the defendant and/or defendants are presumed innocent until proven guilty in a court of law.

Cordova Chronicles: A New Year’s resolution

There is sad irony in the fact that 20-20 is associated with perfect vision, for when we look back on the past year, it seems to be with anything but that.

CRWP hopes to recycle more fish nets this spring

More snow is in the forecast for Cordova this week, but that’s not stopping the Copper River Watershed Project from looking forward to spring and the odds of shipping out a container load of old commercial gillnets for recycling in Portugal. They would be made into raw plastic for new products.

Inupiat entity, conservationists, challenge NPR-A construction project

An Inupiat entity and five allied conservation groups are hoping for a U.S District Court judge to rule by Feb. 1 in favor of a preliminary injunction and temporary restraining order to halt winter road construction and gravel mining on Conoco Phillips’ Willow project.
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