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Nominations period extended for Alaska Ocean Leadership Awards

Nominations remain open until Jan. 28 for the Alaska Ocean Leadership Awards, honoring those who have made significant contributions to ocean sciences, education and resource management in Alaska.

Election reform bill would expand voter access

An election reform bill prefiled by Rep. Chris Tuck, D-Anchorage, would expand voter access via voting by mail and modernize Alaska elections.

Cordova Chronicles: In praise of trumpeter swans

Dick Shellhorn writes: One of the pleasures of walking along Power Creek Road is hearing the melodious bugling of trumpeter swans. Over the past several years, it seems that more and more of the huge birds are opting to stay year-round, rather than migrate south with countless other species that make Alaska their summer breeding grounds.

Marine safety instructor course coming to Seward

A marine safety instructor training class, featuring cold water survival procedures, use of marine safety equipment and vessel safety drills will be offered in Seward from April 19 through April 24 by the Alaska Marine Safety Education Association.

Study: Pandemic proved very costly to fisheries

Alaska’s commercial fisheries took a direct hit from the novel coronavirus pandemic in 2020, in harvesting, processing and overall value, a new report from NOAA Fisheries confirms.

Mt. Eccles teacher receives master’s from UAS

Mt. Eccles Elementary School fourth grade teacher Stefanie Tschappat recently received a Master of Arts in Teaching degree from the University of Alaska Southeast.

Fish Factor: COVID-19 pandemic had dire impact on fish prices

The single biggest hit to fishermen from the COVID-19 virus is lower dock prices, according to Alaska and west coast harvesters, and 98 percent said their businesses were badly bashed by the pandemic.

Letter to the editor: A full and complete explanation on Kevin...

A letter authored by 33 Alaskans requests Gov. Dunleavy issue an explanation of former Attorney General Kevin Clarkson's behavior leading up to his resignation.

Program would aid marine mammals impacted by oil spills

An agreement to develop an Oiled Marine Mammal Program to aid wildlife impacted by oil spills in Western Alaska, the U.S. Arctic and Prince William Sound has been announced by the Alaska SeaLife Center and Alaska Chadux Network.

Law & Order: Jan. 8-14

The following incidents were reported to the Cordova Police Department between Jan. 8-14. 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.
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