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Grant program will aid seafood processing sector

A grant program of the state Department of Commerce, Community and Economic Development will distribute $30.6 million to Alaska’s seafood processing sector, including those who are processors of shellfish.

Assistance available for 2021-2022 winter storm

Winter storm damage marking the close of 2021 and the start of 2022 have been declared a state disaster, activating the state’s individual assistance program to help individuals and families with expenses related to extreme cold, high winds, freezing rain and heavy snow.

18 Alaska Native tribes awarded block grants

Eighteen Alaska Native tribes are among the 49 tribal communities nationally to share in over $52 million in Indian Community Block Grant-American Rescue Plan (ICDBG-ARP) grants announced in early December to prevent, prepare for and respond to the COVID-19 pandemic.

UBC report calls for changes in wildfire management

An indigenous-led report released by the University of British Columbia recommends changes in wildfire management and post-fire recovery in British Columbia, including engagement with affected indigenous communities earlier in the process.

Recover Alaska video series highlights local recovery stories

Season two of Day 001, a Recover Alaska mini biography video series about people who are in recovery, features Cordova’s Brian Iutzi.Recover Alaska works...

Hikers bodies found in Wrangell-St. Elias National Park

National Park Service rangers have recovered the bodies of two hikers along the Sanford River in Wrangell-St. Elias National Park.They were identified as Rochelle...

New oil spill response barge works with the Cordova fleet

By W. Scott Pegau For The Cordova TimesAt the beginning of May, a few boats from Cordova got the opportunity to begin working with the...

FEMA estimates one-fourth of Keys homes could be destroyed

KEY LARGO — Search-and-rescue teams made their way into the Florida Keys' farthest reaches Tuesday, while crews labored to repair the single washed-out highway...

Mayor says Houston ‘open for business’ despite huge hurdles

HOUSTON — Houston's mayor insists that America's fourth-largest city is "open for business," but with areas under water, people not yet in their homes,...

National Recovery Month events planned for Alaska

September is National Recovery Month, and an Anchorage group working with those struggling with alcohol and substance abuse is working to bring communities and...
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