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Wednesday, June 28, 2017

Photo of the Week: Getting the “hang” of it

Jim Holley soars above Cordova in his powered paraglider (PPG) on May 14. Holley has enjoyed paragliding since November of 2016.Photo by Wendy Ranney/for The Cordova Times

Tender Restored

The restored fishing tender Alaskan Pacific was launched at the Cordova boat haul out on May 8, after months spent by owner Mark Irving and others rebuilding the massive steel bow, galley and crew quarters of Bob Bernard’s legendary tender. The project employed several locals including Kevin Heisman, OJ Ganuelas and many craftsmen, surveyors and welders. The Irvings tender...

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...

Photo of the Week

Avian AuroraWhimbrel prepares to take flight among a startled flock of sandpipers on the mud flats of Hartney Bay.Photo courtesy Milo Burcham/ For The Cordova Times Milo has lived in Cordova since 2001, and 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...

Photo of the Week

Mug Up SERVS (Ship Escort/Response Vessel System) students take a coffee break before returning to their outdoor stations. Copper River Seafoods and the Little Chapel are among several local facilities that donate space for classrooms. Training exercises include two days of indoor and outdoor stations followed by an all-day on-the-water simulation drill. The spring fleet is divided into several groups...

All-star basketball

These photos are from Alaska Association of Basketball Coaches (AABC) All-Star weekend event. The All-Star game took place at Wells Fargo Complex on UAA campus. The Alaska Association of Basketball Coaches Award Banquet took place April 14 at Dimond High School, in Anchorage. Cordova High School had four athletes participating in the events. Seniors Andrew Muma, Andrew Werner, and...

Wild Foods Feast

The Copper River Watershed hosted the annual Wild Food Feast and Film Festival in Cordova, April 8. The Wild Food Feast is a cook-off that showcases the natural resources that define our communities, cultures, and lifestyles. All 36 cookoff entries were made with wild ingredients harvested locally. Prizes were awarded for the best dishes made with ingredients that flew, grew,...