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Friday, January 19, 2018

Tourism, Cordova Center and raw fish tax discussed at town hall meeting

City Manager Alan Lanning laid out details on the city’s $10.5 million budget for 2018 on Tuesday, Jan. 16 to more than 50 Cordovans...
Councilmember Kenneth Jones listens as Robert Brown speaks to the Council on the council action on disposal and method of disposal of Lot 3, Block 5 North Fill during the City Council meeting on Wednesday, Jan. 17, 2018. Photo by Emily Mesner/The Cordova Times

City lots stir conversation during council meeting

Acreage eyed by Robert Brown for expansion of his machine shop business is for now unavailable, after a vote by the Cordova City Council,...
The Caldentey family snorkel in Hawaii on Saturday, Jan. 13, 2018. Photo by Paul Caldentey /for The Cordova Times

False ballistic missile threat puts life in perspective

The sun begins to rise between two palm trees. Waves roll over one another, gently reaching the shore, as the pink sky reflects in...
Cartons of Darigold milk sit in the refrigerator at Nichols’ Backdoor Store on Thursday, Jan. 11, 2018. Owner, Dan Nichols, purchases the milk from Sam’s Club. Walmart announced the closing of Sam’s Club branches nationwide, including the three Alaska locations. Photo by Emily Mesner/The Cordova Times

UPDATED: Sam’s Club closures have immediate effect on Cordova businesses

Local businesses are already feeling the effects of all three Alaska Sam’s Clubs closing.Walmart abruptly announced Thursday the closure of 63 of its 650...

Ilanka Community Health Center honored

Ilanka Community Health Center has received the National Committee for Quality Assurance’s Patient-Centered Medical Home Recognition for its exemplary care and long-term participative relationships.The...

Search for a new piano leads to Portland

I grew up in a house full of piano music and pianos.At one time, we had four in the house.My mom taught at least...
The Sheridan Mountain trailhead as seen on Wednesday, Jan. 10, 2018. On Dec. 26, Cordova resident Emily Taylor became lost while hiking the Sheridan Mountain trail. “I was so tired on the walk out,” she said after being on the trail for eight hours. Photo by Emily Mesner/The Cordova Times

Lost hiker sparks conversation on trail safety

Bring layers, make sure you have snacks and plenty of water —  these are common words of advice that most hikers have heard at...
Members of St. Michael’s Russian Orthodox Church in Cordova gather and sing during the last night of Russian Christmas on Tuesday, Jan. 9, 2018. Photo by Emily Mesner/The Cordova Times

Singing and star-twirling keep tradition alive during Russian Christmas

There is a soft murmur among the parishioners, growing steadily as candles are lit and the star is brought in.The cold outside air seeps...

Beckett hired as CTC’s next general manager/CEO

On the heels of a nationwide search for new general manager and chief executive officer, the Cordova Telephone Cooperative, Inc.’s board of directors on...

Prevent carbon monoxide poisoning at home, work

Every year nearly 500 people die and nearly 50,000 others are treated at hospital emergency rooms for carbon monoxide poisoning from gas ranges, vehicles,...

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