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NVE hosts 24th annual Sobriety Celebration

“Hi, my name is Bob and I’m an alcoholic,” the keynote speaker began.“Hi Bob,” came back the response from just a few the crowd...
City Manager Alan Lanning, left, Cordova Chief of Police Mike Hicks, and Alaska Department of Corrections Commissioner Dean William discuss the police department’s partnership with ADOC in implementing new pretrial procedures in an effort to reduce jail costs. Photo by Cinthia Gibbens-Stimson/The Cordova Times

New ADOC pretrial model is effective January 1

State corrections officials have teamed up with local law enforcement and tribal entities for training in new pretrial and electronic monitoring procedures that go...
A special recall election was held in Cordova on Nov. 7 to decide if councilmember Josh Hallquist should be recalled from council seat E for alleged misconduct while in office. Photo by Cinthia Gibbens-Stimson/The Cordova Times

Cordova City Councilor Josh Hallquist recalled

Cordova City Councilor Josh Hallquist has been recalled.The preliminary vote in the special election held on Nov. 7 was 217-99.The election was called after...

Riding the wave of sobriety

Native Village of Eyak’s 24th Annual Sobriety Celebration begins this weekend. This year’s theme is “Riding the qailiq/wave of sobriety.” Most events for the...

Council nixes new split sales tax ordinance

The Cordova city council has voted to approve a motion for a four cent per gallon fuel excise tax.The vote during the council’s Oct....
Patience Faulkner received the Chugach Alaska Corp.’s 2017 Elder of the Year award Oct. 14, during Chugach’s annual shareholders’ meeting at the Cordova Center. Photo by Angela Butler/For The Cordova Times

Patience Faulkner honored as Elder of the Year

Alaska Native artist and teacher Patience Faulkner, who is of Chugach Sugpiaq heritage, was honored Oct. 14 in Cordova as Chugach Alaska Corp.’s 2017...
Gov. Bill Walker signs the Alaska Tribal Child Welfare Compact while Department of Health and Social Services Commissioner Valerie Davidson looks on. Photo courtesy of the office of Gov. Bill Walker

NVE among signers of tribal child welfare compact

A historic child welfare compact between state government and tribes takes effect in Alaska in mid-December.The Alaska Tribal Child Welfare Compact, inked at the...
Rear Adm. John Korka, Pacific Fleet civil engineer and commander of Naval Facilities Engineering Command Pacific, Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam, Hawaii, presented the Northern Edge 17 after action report to the Cordova city council and residents Oct. 11. Photo by Cinthia Gibbens-Stimson/The Cordova Times

NE17 used less ordnance than allowed

Officials with the U.S. Navy’s Pacific Fleet and Alaska Command descended on Cordova on Oct. 11 to deliver an after-action report on Northern Edge...

City council to discuss possible taxes to fill out FY18 operating budget

A work session and city council meeting are scheduled for 6 p.m. and 7 p.m., respectively, Wednesday, Oct. 18, in city council chambers at...
Shepard Point, a deep-water access site near Cordova. The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has approved construction of oil spill response facility with access to the all-weather airport at Shepard Point, Native Village of Eyak announced on Oct. 16. Photos courtesy Native Village of Eyak

Oil spill response facility to be built at Shepard Point

An oil spill response facility at Shepard Point, a deep-water access site near Cordova, with access to the all-weather airport, has received construction approval...

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