Latest Valdez-Cordova Census Area, Alaska Stories

2008-07-27 15:00:26

By Margaret Bauman, Alaska Journal of Commerce, Anchorage Jul. 27--A new federal/state visitor center in the planning stages for an area near Tok, just 91 miles from the Canadian border, has moved another step forward toward welcoming upward of 100,000 visitors annually. U.S.

2008-07-21 12:00:44

To: POLITICAL EDITORS Contact: Aric Caplan for The Whole Truth, +1-301-998-6592, or aric@caplancommunications.com CORDOVA, Alaska, July 21 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A native fisherman from Alaska, Ms.

2008-07-20 15:00:29

By Tim Bradner, Alaska Journal of Commerce, Anchorage Jul. 20--The state of Alaska will push for construction of a small-diameter gas pipeline from Southcentral to Interior Alaska with a capacity of carrying 450 million cubic feet per day.

2008-07-01 18:00:13

By Kristopher Hanson, Press-Telegram, Long Beach, Calif. Jul.

2008-06-27 15:02:33

By Michael Milstein, The Oregonian, Portland, Ore. Jun. 26--Gary Soderstrom had just got off the Columbia River after a long night of fishing Wednesday morning when he heard that the Supreme Court had slashed the money coming to him.

2008-06-27 12:02:35

By Anonymous The Supreme Court's decision to further slash punitive damages resulting from the Exxon Valdez oil spill had to hurt twice for the injured parties. Their final judgment will only be about 10 percent of what a jury originally awarded them, and they had to wait 19 years to get it.

2008-06-26 12:02:40

By Lynda V. Mapes, The Seattle Times Jun. 26--Hopes of fishermen throughout Washington and Alaska were sunk Wednesday when the Supreme Court slashed the amount of punitive damages that Exxon must pay for the epic Exxon Valdez oil spill nearly two decades ago.

2008-06-26 06:00:00

The Supreme Court on Wednesday tossed out a $2.5 billion punitive damages award arising from the 1989 grounding of the Exxon Valdez, in a 5-3 decision that strengthens its trend of curtailing damages to punish and deter wrongdoing.

2008-06-25 21:02:22

CORDOVA, Alaska _ In a fishing town hit as hard as anywhere by the Exxon Valdez oil spill, the reaction Wednesday to the Supreme Court ruling from disappointment to resignation to disgust.

2008-06-20 18:00:16

What happened to the king salmon run in Alaska may be remain a mystery, but what's known for sure is a popular fishery has closed because of a dismal return.

Word of the Day
  • Small missiles, especially grape, canister, fragments of iron, and the like, when fired, as upon an enemy at close quarters.
  • To fire mitraille at.
The word 'mitraille' comes from the Old French 'mitaille', meaning 'small coins', sometimes used to mean 'scrap iron'.