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thecordovatimes.com

Leisure, hospitality jobs increasing

The unemployment rate for the Valdez-Cordova census area was 5% in July, down from 6% in June and 7.8% in July a year ago, state labor officials said in their latest monthly report. Statewide, July’s job numbers were up by 17,700 positions or 5.8% from a year ago, but still...
thecordovatimes.com

COVID-19 resulted in 651 area jobs lost

COVID-19 struck a blow to employment in the Valdez-Cordova area in 2019-2020, resulting in an overall decline of 15%, or 651 jobs, with truncated ferry traffic the probable drag on Cordova, and heavier losses in Valdez, said state labor economist Neal Fried. COVID-19 carved an uneven economic path through Alaska’s...
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Coming soon: Chitina events

1. Carlton Pete Memorial Softball Tourney; 2. J.Wail ft Natalie Cressman (Trey Anastasio Band) & DominiqueXavier (Ghost-Note/Prince); 3. Live Music by Tall Tall Trees; 4. Ava Earl;
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Chitina events calendar

1. J.Wail ft Natalie Cressman (Trey Anastasio Band) & DominiqueXavier (Ghost-Note/Prince); 2. Ava Earl; 3. Scott Clay - Live Music; 4. Carlton Pete Memorial Softball Tourney;
deltawindonline.com

Chitina dip netting to open Thursday

The Chitina Personal Use Dip Net Fishery will open at 12:01 a.m. Thursday morning. The fishery will remain open until 11:59 p.m. Sunday night, June 13. Under the preliminary schedule, the fishery is to remain open through June 22. An update will be published by the Alaska Department of Fish and Game (ADF&G) next week on the status of the fishery beginning June 14.
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alaskasnewssource.com

Chitina man in ‘good condition’ after being mauled by bear near Gulkana area

ANCHORAGE, Alaska (KTUU) - The 61-year-old Chitina man that was hospitalized after being mauled by an adult brown bear near the Gulkana area is in good condition as of Wednesday afternoon, according to a spokesperson for Providence Alaska Medical Center in Anchorage. A trooper dispatch said Allen Dewitt Minish was...
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Body of Chitina man missing since February found near vehicle, troopers say

ANCHORAGE, Alaska (KTUU) - The body of a Chitina man who had been missing since early February was found this week just 70 yards from where his vehicle went into a ditch, an updated dispatch from Alaska State Troopers said Wednesday. Ian Lutz, who is from Anchorage but had been...
webcenterfairbanks.com

Family searching for answers after a man in Chitina went missing

FAIRBANKS, Alaska (KTVF) - Ian Lutz, 34, was last seen on February 1, 2021, in the small village of Chitina, Alaska, where he had been living. Alaska State Troopers set up a week-long extensive search with an aerial search of the area and multiple K9 teams, according to an online trooper dispatch report. On February 8, troopers suspended their search for Lutz.
webcenterfairbanks.com

Family searching for answers after a man in Chitina went missing

CHITINA, Alaska (KTUU) - Ian Lutz, 34, was last seen on February 1, 2021, in the small village of Chitina, Alaska, where he had been living. Alaska State Troopers set up a week-long extensive search with an aerial search of the area and multiple K9 teams, according to an online trooper dispatch report. On February 8, troopers suspended their search for Lutz.
alaskasnewssource.com

Family honors plane crash victim, remembering his ‘kind, gentle soul’

ANCHORAGE, Alaska (KTUU) - A man of many trades and a love for adventure, 36-year-old Andrew Broders died when the plane he was in crashed near Chitina on Feb. 4. Broders’ cousin, Nicholas Carr, said Broders joined the Navy out of high school, worked on submarines and loved to fish. Broders is from Washington, but his family says he would come up to Alaska twice a year to go gold panning.
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Bodies recovered from plane crash near Chitina

The recovery of the two bodies was completed at about midday Saturday. The bodies were transported to the state's medical examiner for positive identification. The National Transportation Safety Board is investigating why the Cessna 185 crashed. The agency says the flight operated by Copper Valley Air Service carried a pilot...
alaskasnewssource.com

Alaska State Troopers recover bodies from Chitina plane crash

ANCHORAGE, Alaska (KTUU) - Alaska State Troopers successfully recovered the bodies of those who died in a Feb. 4 plane crash near Chitina Saturday. According to a release from AST, troopers and National Park Service Rangers arrived at the crash site at noon Saturday after constructing a landing zone and documenting the crash site the day before. The flight was carrying two people, and according to National Transportation Safety Board Alaska Chief Clint Johnson, it was also carrying mail bound for McCarthy. While the investigation is ongoing, Johnson said early findings indicate the plane may have broken up in mid-air.
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