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Sunday, January 21, 2018

This Week in Photos: Council Awards

Cordova Mayor Clay Koplin presented former city councilman Tom Bailer with a City of Cordova Proclamation of Appreciation for his years of dedicated service on July 5, during the regular city council meeting.  Koplin thanks Bailer for using his years of experience on the Cordova Planning and Zoning Commission for the benefit of planning, land development and economic development goals of the city. “Tom had the courage and willingness to confront the...

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...

This Week in Photos: Now that’s a mighty catch!

Cordova commercial fisherman Mike Mickelson holds up a 47-pound Prince William Sound king salmon that he and his seine crew caught in the eastern district on June 29.Photo by Amber Morris/For The Cordova Times

Digestive athletics – Cordova’s First Beer Mile

Cordova’s first Beer Mile event took place June 24, near the end of Whitshed Road at Hartney Bay. A beer mile consists of each participant downing a full-sized beer, running a quarter mile, drink another beer, and repeat the process, completing a mile, all while being timed.

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: Art Exhibit by Tony Hoover

Biography courtesy Ilanka Cultural CenterHoover was born in Cordova in 1951, into a fishing family. The whole family fished together from early childhood to their late teens. Over the course of Hoover’s fishing career, he has been involved in many fisheries from wild harvest herring roe on kelp, herring sac roe seining, salmon seining and now relies on salmon...