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Friday, December 15, 2017

AMHS summer schedule now available

Now is the time to start booking for summer travel to and from Cordova aboard the Alaska Marine Highway System.The AMHS summer schedule, released...

Extreme weather: City Christmas tree snaps in 108 mph winds

The city of Cordova’s Christmas tree succumbed to high winds, snapping in half and falling into First Street, shortly before 12:15 a.m. Monday, Dec....
Anne Schaefer completes her oath of office, delivered by Mayor Clay Koplin, after the city council meeting on Wednesday, Dec. 6. “I’m really excited to serve as a city council member for Cordova and I’m really thankful for all of the support I got from the community,” Schaefer said. Emily Mesner/The Cordova Times

Anne Schaefer elected city councilor in unanimous vote

Anne Schaefer was elected city council member on Dec. 6, filling the position of council seat E, previously held by Josh Hallquist.Nominated by councilor...
Santa Claus, with Cordova Volunteer Fire Department Chief Mike Hicks, arrived to light the community Christmas tree on the evening of Dec. 1, on Main Street. Photo by Cinthia Gibbens-Stimson/The Cordova Times

Christmas holiday season ushers into town

The first weekend of December is historically the official start of the holiday season in Cordova, beginning with the annual Christmas tree lighting ceremony...
Fifth grade G.A.K. (Girls and Karls) Daisy Sunflower Klix, Samaya Thomas Faber, Ricki Reilly, Tegan Hesse and Karl Griffith. Photos courtesy Cordova Tech Club

Mt. Eccles Robotics students win core values awards

Mt. Eccles Robotics FIRST Lego League teams participated in a virtual qualifier event on Dec. 2 with nine teams from around the state, testing...

Windstorm shatters window, rattles nerves

Howling winds rattled Cordova, causing buildings to shake and glass to shatter.Around 2:30 a.m. on Wednesday, Dec. 6, strong winds and rain ripped through...
Cordova Mayor Clay Koplin, a Ducks Unlimited sponsor and committee member, bids on a framed, signed photograph during Copper Delta’s Ducks Unlimited silent auction, Nov. 18 at the Reluctant Fisherman. The drake American wigeon was photographed by local wildlife biologist and photographer Milo Burcham and was chosen for the 2017 Alaska State Duck Stamp. Burcham’s photography has been used for the last four years of state stamps, including a white-winged scoter 2014, Northern pintail 2015 and Pacific brant 2016. Photo by Vivian Kennedy/The Cordova Times

DU: 80 years of wetland protection, 35 years of local fundraising

The Copper Delta Chapter of Ducks Unlimited is proud to report that nearly $17,000 was raised at this year’s DU banquet and auction.How does...

The Nutcracker, made modern by Current Rhythms

The original Nutcracker is far from modern.The story dates back to 1816 when E.T.A. Hoffman published the scary adult fairy tale “The Nutcracker and...

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...

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