Salmonfest 2016: a musical and educational experience

Three days of nearly steady rain did little to dampen the spirits of some 6,500 fans who descended upon the Kenai Peninsula Fairgrounds at Ninilchik to celebrate Salmonfest 2016, three days of fish, love and music. From Aug. 5 through Aug.
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Letter: August report from the mayor's desk

On July 11, I met with Bill Bittner, David Gross and Jennifer Alexander of Birch Horton Bittner and Cherot to discuss City of Cordova and attorney [...]

John Bruce tabbed for teacher honors again

For the second year in a row, Cordova High School graduate John Bruce has been honored for his outstanding teaching at Romig Middle School in [...]

Letter: Legislators, please join fellow Alaskans on the rope

As governor, I enjoy shaking a lot of hands. But one handshake in particular stuck with me. At the Ted Stevens Anchorage International Airport last [...]

From Past to Present

"The Eyak formerly built wooden canoes. At present these dugouts have been almost entirely abandoned in favor of skiffs and gas boats, but in [...]

All Eyes

The United States Coast Guard is considering Cordova as a homeport for a new, 154-foot fast cutter series vessel, said Randy Robertson, recently [...]

Just another Thursday night for our finest

It looked seriously official and seemed quite alarming, if only for a short while on the night of May 26, as the Cordova Volunteer Fire Department [...]


Alaska joins in amicus brief on state's rights issue

Alaska is one of 20 states now joined in a multi-state amicus brief concerning the proper forum for challenging a state attorney general's [...]

Coast Guard rescues crewmember injured when vessels collide

A U.S. Coast Guard Jayhawk helicopter in the midst of training exercises in the Cordova area diverted on Aug. 16 to rescue a crewmember aboard a [...]

Did the 1964 Earthquake actually help Cordova?

By Dick Shellhorn For The Cordova Times The Great Alaska Earthquake of March 1964 caused damage estimated at $1.7 million to Cordova, but perhaps its [...]

AMHS winter schedule coming soon

A winter 2016/2017 schedule for the Alaska Marine Highway System is expected to be available for booking at the earliest the week of Aug. 22, a [...]

AVTEC will train Coast Guard icebreaker crew

Seven crewmembers of the U.S. Coast Guard Icebreaker Healy will participate in ice navigation training at the Alaska Institute of Technology [...]

U.S. Fish and Wildlife clarifies predator control rules

A U.S. Fish and Wildlife decision clarifying predator control on Alaska\'s national wildlife refuges is drawing criticism from state officials who say [...]