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A chat with Cordova’s meme master

For the past two months, an anonymously run Instagram account has posted memes poking fun at the conventions of Cordova life — from ordering takeout from The Powder House when you have perfectly good leftovers in the fridge, to the ongoing debate over police staffing.

ADF&G solicits bids for PWS Pollock test fishery

Alaska Department of Fish and Game officials are soliciting bids to contract a vessel for a test fishery using pelagic trawl gear in early January to harvest up to 408 metric tons (900,000 pounds) of Pollock in Prince William Sound Registration Area E.

Start-up training offered as interest grows in seaweed farming

Growing interest in farming seaweed commercially as part of the state’s developing ocean economy has prompted a second round of training opportunity for those interested in starting their own seafood farm in Alaska.

Job losses down 7.4 percent from last November

From leisure and hospitality to oil and gas and business services, employment numbers continue to slide in Alaska, due to the economic impact of the novel coronavirus pandemic.

State waters P-cod pot/jig season closes, parallel season begins

State fishery managers are reminding commercial harvesters of Pacific cod that the state-waters P-cod fishery for pot and jig gear closes at midnight Dec. 31, with the parallel Pacific cod season immediately opening to pot, jig and longline gear on Jan. 1.

Young Fishermen’s Development Act approved by Congress

Bipartisan legislation similar to programs that provide training, apprenticeships and additional support in the agriculture industry has passed both houses of Congress, in support of the next generation of commercial seafood harvesters.

4th grade gets turtles in their classroom

Recently, turtles were brought into the fourth grade classroom at Mt. Eccles Elementary School.

Law & Order: Dec. 4-17

The following incidents were reported to the Cordova Police Department between Dec. 4-17. 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.

Celebrating Bodhi Day

For Buddhists, Dec. 8 is a day of remembrance and meditation, much like Christians celebrate the birth of Jesus on Dec. 25.

Indoor farm supplies 120 lettuces to local families

Cordova Volunteer Fire Department members and others pitched in to buy 120 heads of lettuce for local families.
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