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City considers $900K permanent fund withdrawal

Cordova City Council spent a three-hour Wednesday, Dec. 2 work session embedded in the delicate task of devising a budget that would meet the community’s needs in spite of diminished revenues.

ASLC is accepting nominations for marine resources achievements

The Alaska SeaLife Center is accepting nominations through Jan. 15 for five categories in its Alaska Ocean Leadership Awards, which are to be presented in a virtual event in March 2021.

NOAA will use eDNA to track aggressive European green crab

Federal and state fisheries officials are collaborating to track the European green crab, as the invasive species which threatens juvenile king crab, juvenile salmon, eelgrass and more, gets closer to Alaska.

Bristol Bay leadership urges measures to protect natural resources

A coalition of Bristol Bay organizations, led by the Bristol Bay Native Association, is calling for steps to ensure long term protections for the region’s natural resources.

Maine debris legislation passes U.S. Senate

Legislation aimed at reducing plastic waste in oceans has passed the U.S. Senate and now heads to the White House for President Donald Trump’s signature.

Harvesters battle over Cook Inlet salmon management plan

Commercial and sport harvesters in Cook Inlet are at odds this coming week as federal fisheries managers prepare to make a final decision on a new Cook Inlet salmon management plan, including closure of a large area to commercial fishing.

Adopt a fry fundraiser will help fund fisheries education

Copper River Watershed Project is asking Cordova to adopt a fry for $10 to help support their salmon tank education program, a holiday gift idea that also makes a great stocking stuffer.

Always, always give a book as a gift!

As the holidays approach, remember that giving the gift of a book can inspire others' hope and imagination, writes Cathy Sherman.

Schade: Now that industrial hemp is legal, Alaska’s industry must follow...

Alaska agriculture director writes: "The battle to legalize industrial hemp in Alaska was won in the halls of Congress and the Alaska State Capitol in Juneau over the past several years. Now it’s time for all those growing, processing, and selling hemp products to protect themselves and their customers by following the laws they fought so hard to pass."

10 ways to shop Cordova first this season

This has been an especially tough year for small businesses, who are not only dealing with how to remain open during a pandemic, but are struggling to stay open in competition with the big box stores.
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