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City considers ways to raise fund, cut costs for South Harbor...

Cordova City Council discussed future funding from the state of Alaska and movement on the South Harbor Project at its Feb. 16 meeting.

Copper River, PWS fisheries approved for disaster relief

Copper River and Prince William Sound salmon fisheries are among 14 Alaska fisheries disasters from 2018 to 2021 approved on Jan. 21 by Secretary of Commerce Gina Raimondo for relief funds from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration.

Reporting for Alaska: Legislators must do more than write letters to...

Dermot Cole writes: I must confess I didn not know about an old state law that requires the Legislative Budget & Audit Committee to conduct an “annual operational and performance evaluation of the Alaska Permanent Fund Corporation investments and investment programs.”

CARES Act funds for fisheries relief mailed

Attention commercial harvesters: your fisheries relief checks are in the mail. Just be patient. That’s the advice of the Pacific States Marine Fisheries Commission, which advises that round one of Alaska’s pandemic relief funds for commercial fishermen were mailed the week of Dec. 13, but due to the holiday influx of mail and remote location of many relief check recipients, it may take some time for those checks to reach them.

National defense funds approved

Five community funding requests specifically benefiting Alaska were included in the National Defense Authorization Act conference agreement passed by the House in the second week of December, said Rep. Don Young, R-Alaska. The bill passed the senate on Dec. 14 and now heads for the president’s desk for signature.

Commentary: Dunleavy’s corrupt misuse of public funds is rampant

By now, Gov. Mike Dunleavy’s “creative” use of his office is well known. Like him or not, it’s clear he uses public resources in ways that none of his predecessors have. He’s directed jobs and lucrative no-bid contracts to wealthy donors and their families.

Why we must make a case for the arts — Alaska...

The arts are woven into the fabric of society. We depend on the arts to connect us to an outside world, to be entertained or comforted, to learn about new cultures and ways of being, and to escape a current reality that itself can seem like a horror movie. Yet we constantly require the arts sector to prove its worth and indispensability, a fight it’s been at since much earlier than COVID.

Promising news on pink salmon disaster relief funds

As the season is either underway or close at hand for many of you, I wanted to provide a short update about where we are with the 2016 pink salmon disaster relief funding.

One month left to apply for PFD

Applications for the 2019 Permanent Fund Dividend are due by March 31.Visit pfd.alaska.gov to submit your application online.Information Officer Nancy Bird is available at...

Council passes $15 M FY 2019 budget

Cordova City Council members approved during their Dec. 19 session a fiscal year 2019 budget for the city of $15,538,342, a decision that left...
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