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Thursday, April 26, 2018

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: Net Cleaning Gilnetter

A fisherman goes through his gillnet onboard his boat the RISKYBIZ in the Cordova boat harbor Aug. 20. Photo by Cinthia Gibbens-Stimson/The Cordova Times

This Week in Photos: Seiner

Crew onboard the seiner SHILOH worked in the rain as they stacked their net Aug. 20 in the Cordova small boat harbor. Photo by Cinthia Gibbens-Stimson/The Cordova Times

This Week in Photos: The Great Eclipse

The “eclipse” as seen from The Cordova Times’ office Aug. 21.Photo by Vivian Kennedy/The Cordova Times

Gallery: Photos of the Week

Do you have a great photo of the area you’d like to see as the “Photo of the Week”? If so, share your photo with The Cordova Times! All photos should be 1MB or larger, high resolution digital files. Please submit original work and a caption including who, what, when, where and why the photo was taken. Also, please...

Photo of the Week: Sunrise on Hawkins Island

The fog lifted at 5:30 a.m. to reveal a lovely sunrise on Hawkins Island while deer hunting Aug. 10. Photo by Dick Shellhorn/The Cordova Times Dick Shellhorn, author, reporter, ref and grandpa, can be reached at shorn@gci.net. Shellhorn was born and raised in Cordova, Alaska, and has lived here his entire life. Shellhorn has been writing sports stories for the Cordova Times for over 40 years. In his...

Cordova’s new generation of flyboys and their toys

Lifelong friends Jared Kennedy, with 3-year-old son Maverick, Tommy Rawlins, and Brad Sjostedt enjoy some morning hanger-time near Eyak Lake on Aug. 5. The three pilots grew up in Cordova and enjoy spending time together working on their airplanes. Photo by Vivian Kennedy/The Cordova Times 

Ready for some flag football!

Cordova’s flag football season culminates Aug. 26 at 1 p.m., when the Seahawks take on the 49’ers during their Super Bowl game. The public is invited to the grassy field on Whitshed Road to witness the action. 

A 7-hour cruise onboard the M/V Aurora

The Alaska Marine Highway ferry Aurora departed Whittier Aug. 6, headed to Cordova. Bright, sunny skies accompanied the vessel through Prince William Sound, providing optimal conditions for onboard photographers to capture Alaska’s beauty, fishing boats and tenders, and pleasure craft. It was just another day in Alaska.



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