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Congressional delegation, Gwich’in, have diverse views on financing ANWR projects

Alaska’s congressional delegation and the Gwich’in Steering Committee are at serious odds on how much financial support firms engaged in oil and gas development projects in the Arctic should be getting from the private sector.

Cordova Chronicles: Bridge names honor 4 Cordovans lost in Vietnam

The Vietnam Veterans Memorial in Washington, D.C., lists the names of the 58,228 service men and women who fell while serving in Vietnam. On June 24, 2006, the “Moving Wall,” a half-size replica of that memorial had been traveling the United States since 1984, came to Cordova and stood on Hollis Henrichs Park for four days.

ANTHC gets federal grant to combat coastal erosion

Funds totally nearly $1.4 million have been awarded to the Alaska Native Tribal Health Consortium to combat coastal flooding and erosion in remote Alaska Native communities as the climate continues to warm.

Delegation supports CARES Act assistance to Alaska Native corporations

Alaska’s congressional delegation has filed an amicus brief in support of granting Alaska Native corporations’ eligibility for tribal assistance appropriated by the Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economic Security (CARES) Act.

Electronic monitoring grants will benefit Alaska fisheries

Two Alaska fisheries are among the beneficiaries of new national grants to modernize data management systems to ensure sustainable fisheries in the Gulf of Alaska, Bering Sea and Aleutian Islands through electronic monitoring.

Feige: Alaska Geospatial Council helps state really ‘know where it’s at’

The Alaska Geospatial Council helps Alaska best conserve its natural resources, writes Corri A. Feige.

Whales are a multi-million-dollar economic driver in Alaska

A new study from NOAA Fisheries highlights the economic importance of whales to Alaska, not as a source of blubber, meat and baleen, but as a tourism attraction. Over half a million visitors to the state in 2019 alone spending an estimated $86 million on whale watching tours, and the overall economic impact doesn’t end there.

Hometown Holiday Kick-off returns with tree lighting and shop local contest

Considered the official beginning of the holiday season in Cordova, the chamber’s annual Hometown Holiday Kick-off is scheduled for Friday, Dec. 4.

Lightly seasoned salmon strips are a tasty, health baby food

“I also wanted to honor our indigenous families and traditions and share how natural, nutrient-rich omega strips can be so good for a little one to enjoy. Instead of a cookie or cracker, a frozen salmon strip,” said Zoi Maroudas, Bambino’s founder and operator.

Food Pantry gives away 160 Thanksgiving turkeys

Families visiting Cordova’s Salvation Army food pantry Monday, Nov. 23 received cans of sweet potatoes, cranberry sauce and pumpkin pie filling, as well as 160 frozen turkeys.
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