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Rear Adm. John Korka, Pacific Fleet civil engineer and commander of Naval Facilities Engineering Command Pacific, Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam, Hawaii, presented the Northern Edge 17 after action report to the Cordova city council and residents Oct. 11. Photo by Cinthia Gibbens-Stimson/The Cordova Times

NE17 used less ordnance than allowed

Officials with the U.S. Navy’s Pacific Fleet and Alaska Command descended on Cordova on Oct. 11 to deliver an after-action report on Northern Edge...

City council to discuss possible taxes to fill out FY18 operating budget

A work session and city council meeting are scheduled for 6 p.m. and 7 p.m., respectively, Wednesday, Oct. 18, in city council chambers at...
Shepard Point, a deep-water access site near Cordova. The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has approved construction of oil spill response facility with access to the all-weather airport at Shepard Point, Native Village of Eyak announced on Oct. 16. Photos courtesy Native Village of Eyak

Oil spill response facility to be built at Shepard Point

An oil spill response facility at Shepard Point, a deep-water access site near Cordova, with access to the all-weather airport, has received construction approval...
Kindergarten students don masks they made during Culture Week, an annual program held through a joint community partnership with the Native Village of Eyak and the Cordova School District Oct. 2 though Oct. 5. Photo by Cinthia Gibbens-Stimson/The Cordova Times

Culture Week brings indigenous culture into the classroom

Click on an image below to enlarge it:Mt. Eccles Elementary School Principal Gayle Groff believes that place-based education, where studies are tied to the...

Wild salmon harvest worth $678.8 million

A new report from the Alaska Department of Fish and Game estimates the preliminary ex-vessel value of Alaska’s 2017 commercial catch of 224.6 million...

St. Michael dinner, auction net $1,100

Click an image to enlarge itSt. Michael the Archangel Orthodox Church’s members held an Indian Taco dinner and silent auction Sept. 30, at St....

AMHS budget on tap for special legislative session

Budget matters related to the continuous operation of the Alaska Marine Highway System are on tap for the upcoming special session of the Alaska...

Applications for marijuana business establishments filed

Applications filed by Cordova resident Melina Meyer with the Alaska Alcohol and Marijuana Control Office seek to establish a marijuana cultivation facility and separate...

Fish Factor: October is National Seafood Month

October is National Seafood Month, a distinction bestowed by Congress 30 years ago to recognize one of America’s oldest industries.Alaska merits special recognition because...

Update: Valdez oil spill estimated at up to 100 gallons

A spill at the Valdez Marine Terminal that released up to 100 gallons of crude oil on Sept. 21 is under investigation as efforts...

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