Tag: CT121820

Dunleavy: We must chart a path forward

Gov. Dunleavy writes: I am proposing we utilize just over half of this year’s growth to address the 100-year crisis before us. This will allow for distribution of the remaining portion of the 2020 PFD along with a full PFD in 2021, providing nearly $5,000 in relief to every qualified Alaskan.

Commentary: Help Tazlina recover its homelands

The Native Village of Tazlina now has a historic opportunity to purchase this land, to bring the story of its ancestral homelands back full circle, Gloria Stickwan writes.

Pandemic boosts customers yearning for wild Alaska seafood

The Wild Alaskan Company based in Homer has taken “mission based” seafood e-commerce to a whole new level.

Congress authorizes six polar icebreakers

“The reality is there is a race on for the Arctic passageway and we need to be ready,” said Sen. Maria Cantwell, D-WA. “This formal authorization of six polar icebreakers will send a strong message to the rest of the world: The United States is showing up In the Arctic.”

Study: Planning will better protect fisheries during climate change

A new study published in the journal Science Advances concludes that by planning ahead in the face of rapid climate change conservation of fish and other marine life in warming ocean waters will prove more effective.

Law & Order: Nov. 27-Dec. 3

The following incidents were reported to the Cordova Police Department between Nov. 27-Dec. 3. 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: Don’t let moose lick your car

The salt deposits come from road salt used on icy winter roads, which is splashed on the cars while driving in slushy conditions.

A year without Sobriety Celebration

The Cordova Times sat down with Belen Cook, who coordinated Sobriety Celebration in 1998 and from 2002-2018, to discuss the importance of the event, and the challenges of making it happen.

BLM pushes forward to promote seismic exploration in Arctic coastal plain

Trump administration officials with the federal Bureau of Land Management are pushing full speed ahead to promote 3D seismic survey activities in the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge in the winter of 2020-2021.

Oceana offers free online educational classes for kids

With many schools turning to online classes as a safety measure during the global pandemic the conservation entity Oceana is offering free online ocean-related lesson plans and activities for kids that can be downloaded and enjoyed.
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