Tag: prevention

Feds announce proposed settlement with North Slope Borough

A proposed settlement announcement on Wednesday, March 16, by the Environmental Protection Agency will require the North Slope Borough to make infrastructure investments to comply with solid and hazardous waste management rules and oil spill prevention rules.

Mobile mammography coach to service Cordova

Providence Imaging Center is bringing its mobile mammography coach to Cordova on Sept. 10 and 11.The mobile mammograph is a 2D or 3D digital...

Chemists say maple leaf extract may prevent wrinkles

If you thought maple syrup and beautiful autumn leaves were the best part of maple trees, think again.Scientists reported on Aug. 20 at the...

New law funds pilot program on curriculum

New education legislation signed into law on July 30 establishes and funds a three-year pilot program to identify and test curriculum for each grade...

Senate committee advances opioid bill

Legislation aimed at halting the nation’s opioid crisis has been approved by the Senate Health, Education, Labor and Pensions Committee, of which Sen. Lisa...

Commentary: Why is it so hard to quit smoking?

It’s hard to tackle the physical addiction to nicotine.Cigarettes contain nicotine, a highly addictive substance found naturally in tobacco. It travels quickly to the...

Commentary: Cannabis is less harmful than alcohol or tobacco

Commetary By Billie ThomsonFor The Cordova TimesIn response to the letter to the editor opinion regarding “Would a marijuana store affect Cordova youth?”, I...

Oil spill response training is a community event

Oil spill response training is a critical event for coastal Alaska fishing communities and the Prince William Sound Regional Citizens’ Advisory Council is making...

Guest Commentary: We need a new suicide prevention strategy

By Patrick M. Anderson For The Cordova TimesThe Cordova Times published an article on suicide prevention on September 16th. It was a predictable article, like...
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