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Monday, October 23, 2017

This Week in Photos: Cordova’s First People

Mimi Briggs, of the Cordova Historical Museum, discusses the museum’s new exhibit featuring Cordova’s First People, with resident Wendy Groves July 8. The Cordova Historical Museum is open Monday through Saturday, from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.Photo by Cinthia Gibbens-Stimson/The Cordova Times

Photo of the Week: Secret Fort

Erin Ranney lounges in her cousin Jacob Ranney’s secret fort under the dock at Orca Adventure Lodge. The cousins spent the late afternoon on April 28 hanging out in his seine web hammock listening to sea otter pups. Jacob, who is completing 6th grade at Mt. Eccles Elementary School, enjoys photography and is a member of the Cordova Iceworm...

Sportfishing in Orca Inlet

Sport fishing for Coho salmon in Orca Inlet last Sunday.

Photo of the Week: The Cape St. Elias Lighthouse, on Kayak Island

The Cape St. Elias Lighthouse, lit in September of 1916, and never having been rebuilt, was unmanned and downgraded to a minor light in the summer of 1974, when it was automated. Cordova photographer Wendy Ranney took this picture on Aug. 18 on the uninhabited island, 62-miles southeast of Cordova.Do you have a great photo of the area you’d...

This Week in Photos: Girls learn business skills

Jomil Tabara, Yagnnesis Mejias, Jessica Wray, Greithly Mejias, Shanny Mejias, Selena Smith, Aaliyah Tiedeman, Gracie Hatch, Faith Hatch, and Sora Skorkowsky sold homemade lemonade on Alaska’s Lemonade Day June 30, with proceeds going to support Cordova’s Girls on the Run program. The event, a partnership with the Cordova Family Resource Center, aims to help youths develop business skills.Photo by...

This Week in Photos: Happy Hunting!

Flash back in honor of opening day of moose harvest. Cordova kids help Dustin Cook with his subsistence moose harvest along the Copper River Highway on October 6, 2007. Top: Keegan Estes. Middle row from left: Noah Collins, Grace Collins, Cole Hanson, Faith Collins and Elias Hanson. Sitting: Asha EstesPhoto courtesy by Laura Hanson/The Cordova Times

Happy Independence Day! 

Cordovans celebrated the Fourth of July on Main Street, with kelp box derby races, street games for kids and adults, and a huge community potluck.Crew from the U.S. Coast Guard Air Station Support Facility Cordova surprised the crowd with two unscheduled flyovers in their C-130 aircraft, and the Coast Guard Color Guard arrived prior to the national anthem.  The...

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