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Across state, early salmon catches underweight

"Big run, small fish," is a Cordova fishermen's rule of thumb that seems to be holding true for...seen small fish before," said Jerry McCune, president of both Cordova District Fishermen United and United Fishermen of Alaska. "But...

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2015-06-25/across-state-early-salmon-catches-un
Outdoors
NOAA seeks information on Steller sea lions killed near Cordova - reward offered

...National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration Fisheries received a report of several dead Steller sea lions on a beach near Cordova, Alaska. With operational assistance from a District 17 US Coast Guard helicopter crew, NOAA biologists and law enforcement...

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2015-06-11/noaa-seeks-information-steller-sea-l
Outdoors
Cruise passenger gets medevac near Yakutat

...Station Kodiak helicopter deployed to Cordova rescued a cruise ship passenger complaining...long-distance helicopter and crew to Cordova during the salmon fishing season. The...Yakutat without incident and taken to Cordova Community Medical Center.

http://juneauempire.com/local/2015-06-16/cruise-passenger-gets-medevac-near-yaku
Local
Juneau Assembly has money for Gastineau Apartments demolition if Barretts don't pay

...Highway Access Study, which is looking at a potential bench road along Douglas Highway with a crossing off the upper end of Cordova Street. It is unrelated to the proposed West Douglas Road and development, city manager Kim Kiefer clarified in an email...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2015-06-30/juneau-assembly-has-money-gastineau-apa
Local
Controversy lingers over Moose Mamas' mission to raise orphaned calves

...repopulate an area enough for hunting.DeBernardi and others point out that it's already been done. A repopulation effort in Cordova in the 1940s eventually led to a harvestable population.But critics of calf raising point out that the cost of rehabilitating...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-06-29/controversy-lingers-over-moose-mamas-mi
State
Ferry Aurora won't sail Saturday

...to allow time for repairs to the ship's firefighting equipment. The ferry was scheduled to sail from Cordova to Whittier and back to Cordova on that date.The news was announced in a Tuesday email from the AMHS. Ferry system staff are contacting...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-06-10/ferry-aurora-wont-sail-saturday
State
Death of sea lions found to be caused by humans

...several of the 15 Stellar sea lions found dead last week near Cordova had wounds indicating they had been "deliberately killed...bodies were found near Softuk Bar, about 45 miles southeast of Cordova.NOAA biologists and enforcement agents visited the remote...

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2015-06-12/death-sea-lions-found-be-caused-huma
Outdoors
NOAA seeks information on dead Steller sea lions

NOAA Fisheries received a report of several dead Steller sea lions on a beach near Cordova, Alaska on June 1. With operational assistance from a District 17 US Coast Guard helicopter crew, NOAA biologists and law enforcement...

http://juneauempire.com/neighbors/2015-06-14/noaa-seeks-information-dead-steller
Neighbors
Military conducting large exercise over the state

...taking part in simultaneous exercises in the Gulf of Alaska, but not without controversy. Some people in Gulf towns such as Cordova and Kodiak have protested the exercises, worried about what the Navy's presence might do to salmon and other marine life...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-06-24/military-conducting-large-exercise-over
State
Empire Editorial: Thumbs up, Thumbs down for June 15, 2015

...Coast Guardsmen, we say thank you.Thumbs down to sea lion waste. Last week, marine scientists investigated a beach near Cordova after several endangered sea lions were found deliberately killed there. Alaskans have a love-hate relationship with sea...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2015-06-15/empire-editorial-thumbs-thumbs-down-j
Opinion

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