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The Cordova Times

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The Cordova Times is Prince William Sound's oldest newspaper, publishing since 1914. Send story ideas and news tips to news@thecordovatimes.com.

Kiana legislator called on to resign

Alaska Speaker of the House Bryce Edgmom, D-Dillingham, says that in light of allegations of sexual harassment against Rep. Dean Westlake, D-Kiana, that Westlake...

M/V Aurora ferry sailings cancelled for extreme weather

Due to extreme wind and seas forecast in the Gulf of Alaska, the M/V Aurora has cancelled its sailings for Dec. 11-13.The Aurora will have to transit the...

ADEC funded for pesticide regulation programs

Federal authorities have awarded the Alaska Department of Environmental Conservation $302,000 to support the agency’s pesticide regulatory programs.The state agency conducts inspections, enforcement, training...

Commentary: Alaska LNG: The time is now

Alaska now has the necessary alignment for the Alaska gasline LNG project. Mid-June 1970: one of the most important days in my life. It...

Law & Order: Nov. 24-30, 2017

The following incidents were reported to the Cordova Police Department between 11-24-17 thru 11-30-17. Any charges reported in these press releases are merely accusations...

Sound Alternatives earns behavioral health accreditation

Sound Alternatives, within Cordova Community Medical Center, has earned The Joint Commission’s Gold Seal of Approval for Behavioral Health Care Accreditation by demonstrating continuous...

UPDATE: Richardson Highway near Valdez reopened

The Richardson Highway, near Valdez, reopened Thursday from mile 12-55. The Alaska Department of Transportation advises travelers that driving conditions are very difficult. Heavy snow, mixed...

City reports on municipal work in progress

I have followed up with the US Coast Guard regarding their plans to deploy the final two fast class cutters, and a final decision...

Letter to the Editor: Thank you to music concert supporters

Thank you to the school’s music director Chelsea Corrao, superintendent Mr. Alex Russin, the Cordova school board, Jr./Sr. principal Mrs. Kate Williams, Mt. Eccles...

Persistence pays off for subsistence openers

After years of effort to get subsistence fishing opportunities separate from commercial openers, the Alaska Board of Fisheries has approved a proposal extending that...

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