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Saturday, February 24, 2018

Polar Plunge

More than 1,000 people took the Polar Plunge into Goose Lake in Anchorage on Dec. 16, raising $300,000 for Special Olympics Alaska summer and winter games for athletes with special needs. While Cordova has no specific Special Olympics program, the organization said a few Cordova residents do participate in its summer camp. Photo by Margaret Bauman/The Cordova Times
More than 1,000 people took the Polar Plunge into Goose Lake in Anchorage on Dec. 16, raising $300,000 for Special Olympics Alaska summer and winter games for athletes with special needs. While Cordova has no specific Special Olympics program, the organization said a few Cordova residents do participate in its summer camp.  Photo by Margaret Bauman/The Cordova Times

Photo of the Week: Bird Count

Rock Sandpipers near Spike Island; one of approximately 58 species of birds observed on Cordova's 46th Christmas Bird Count which took place on Dec. 16. Nearly 40 Cordovans set out into the rain and snow to take part in this year's count. Look for more coverage of Cordova’s Christmas Bird Count in the Dec. 29 edition of The Cordova Times. Milo Burcham/for The Cordova Times Milo has lived in Cordova since 2001. While his passion is photographing wildlife, he also tries to capture people participating in the many outdoor activities he enjoys, such as skiing, hiking, skating, hunting and fishing.
Rock Sandpipers near Spike Island; one of approximately 58 species of birds observed on Cordova's 46th Christmas Bird Count which took place on Dec. 16. Nearly 40 Cordovans set out into the rain and snow to take part in this year's count. Look for more coverage of Cordova’s Christmas Bird Count in the Dec. 29 edition of The Cordova Times.Milo...

This Week in Photos: Belle Mickelson Marks a Milestone

Musicians, square dancers, potluckers, friends and family came together to celebrate the 70th birthday of the Rev. Belle Mickelson, rector of St. George’s Episcopal Church in Cordova, on Dec. 2 at the Homeport.Photo by Katrina Hoffman/for The Cordova Times

Christmas holiday season ushers into town

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
The first weekend of December is historically the official start of the holiday season in Cordova, beginning with the annual Christmas tree lighting ceremony on Dec. 1 in front of the Cordova Chamber of Commerce.The festivities were led by Santa Claus, who arrived via a sleigh pulled by a fire engine, and escorted by the local volunteer fire department....

4th Annual Secret Santa underway

Over 100 envelopes ready for Cordova’s 4th Annual Secret Santa event, each containing a single name of a local resident. The recipient of each envelope will have from December 1 until Christmas day to shop, wrap and make their sneaky delivery without getting caught. Photo by Vivian Kennedy/For The Cordova Times
Over 100 envelopes ready for Cordova’s 4th Annual Secret Santa event, each containing a single name of a local resident. The recipient of each envelope will have from December 1 until Christmas day to shop, wrap and make their sneaky delivery without getting caught.Photo by Vivian Kennedy/For The Cordova TimesWant to know more? Read it again here: https://www.thecordovatimes.com/2016/12/23/secret-santas-make-cordova-smile/

This Week in Photos: Nov. 24, 2017

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Search and rescue training

Thirteen members of the Cordova Volunteer Fire Department completed a 48-hour Search and Rescue Technician II class Nov. 12. From left, they are Debra Ethier, Tania Harrison, Mike Hicks, Jayleene Garrett, Mark Meredith, Sue Farzan, Kara Johnson, Micah Renfeldt, Mark Heidbrink, Dana Smyke and Carolyn Roesbery. Stephen Phillips and Toni Bocci not pictured, also completed the course. Jeremy Lilly...

This Week in Photos: Nov. 17, 2017

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This Week in Photos: Nov. 10, 2017

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This Week in Photos: Nov. 3, 2017

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