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At 2:30 p.m. on Aug. 8 a barrel trap, set by the Alaska Department of Fish and Game, was placed near a dumpster at the Copper River Seafoods processing plant in Cordova. By 5 p.m. a black bear was trapped, and a crowd had gathered. People began filming, taking photographs and surrounding the cowering bear. Within the hour, the...

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Cordova Chronicles: An attic full of memories

One of my favorite sources of tales is the Cordova Museum. Hidden in its recesses is a treasure trove of classics, including a complete...

Wild Salmon Day events attract hundreds in Alaska

Alaskans turned out by the hundreds on Aug. 10 for the state’s third annual Wild Salmon Day, to celebrate the fish deeply rooted in...

Dumpster diving bear killed, prompting more safety talks

At 2:30 p.m. on Aug. 8 a barrel trap, set by the Alaska Department of Fish and Game, was placed near a dumpster at...

Law & Order: Aug. 3-9

The following incidents were reported to the Cordova Police Department between 8-3-18 thru 8-9-18. Any charges reported in these press releases are merely accusations...

Mark King shares stories of Alaganik’s days gone by

The Alaganik River hummed along as long-time resident and local historian Mark King offered tales of the community’s cultural past.Gaps in the soggy branches...

Sturgeon supports rural subsistence fishing preference

Commentary By Doug Pope For The Cordova TimesWhen John Sturgeon walked into my office seven years ago, he had a simple story that the National...

Museum Memories

Mike Heney chose the name “Cordova” for the new townsite after learning of Spanish explorer Salvador Fidalgo’s naming of Cordoba Bay. The incorporation of...

Fish Factor: Is it a blip, or are cod stocks returning?

Tiny cod fish are reappearing around Kodiak.Researchers aim to find out if it is a blip, or a sign that the stock is recovering...

Donlin Gold mine gets federal permits

Federal officials have signed a joint record of decision that clears the way for development of a large open pit gold mine in the...

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Dumpster diving bear killed, prompting more safety talks

At 2:30 p.m. on Aug. 8 a barrel trap, set by the Alaska Department of Fish and Game, was placed near a dumpster at the Copper River Seafoods processing plant in Cordova. By 5...

Mark King shares stories of Alaganik’s days gone by

The Alaganik River hummed along as long-time resident and local historian Mark King offered tales of the community’s cultural past.Gaps in the soggy branches and leaves offered a view of rafters passing by, the...

Commercial shrimp pot fishery closes

Commercial shrimp pot fishing in Prince William Sound has closed for the season, after achieving the guideline harvest level of 67,200 pounds for the first time since the fishery reopened in 2010.Harvest reports available...

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Wild Salmon Day events attract hundreds in Alaska

Alaskans turned out by the hundreds on Aug. 10 for the state’s third annual Wild Salmon Day, to celebrate the fish deeply rooted in...

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Cordova Chronicles

Cordova Chronicles: An attic full of memories

One of my favorite sources of tales is the Cordova Museum. Hidden in its recesses is a treasure trove of classics, including a complete collection of The Cordova Times.Two levels below the main floor...

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Sturgeon supports rural subsistence fishing preference

Commentary By Doug Pope For The Cordova TimesWhen John Sturgeon walked into my office seven years ago, he had a simple story that the National...

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Life Announcements

Birth: Gavyn Amuel Adajar Gasmen

Proud parents Melchor and Abby Gasmen of Cordova are happy to announce the birth of...

Birth: Alexa Grace Bustillo-Doughman

Curtis Doughman and Pauline Bustillo of Valdez announce the birth of their daughter, Alexa Grace...

Obituary: Mary McBurney

Former Cordova resident Mary McBurney passed away on June 12, 2018 at Alaska Regional Hospital...

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Recipe of the Week: Wild Alaska Hot Nashville Pollock

Ingredients 3 pounds Wild Alaska pollock, 4 to 6 oz. ea.2 quarts buttermilk4 large eggs1 cup...

Recipe of the Week: Alaska sole sliders

Ingredients 3/4 cup breadcrumbs1/2 teaspoon salt1/4 teaspoon dried basil1 pound Alaska Sole fillets, cut in 2-inch...
Pan-Seared Alaska Cod over Minted Pea Purée

Recipe of the Week: Pan-Seared Alaska Cod over Minted Pea Purée

Ingredients 1/2 cup water2 pounds frozen or fresh peas, blanched1 package (0.6 to 0.7 ounces) fresh...

Last Frontier Discoveries & Research

Spring break on ice

Feeding sled dogs under a starlit sky. Biking 40 miles to a backcountry lodge. Piloting a snowmachine along the Iditarod Trail.These are not typical...

Salmon is on the menu for Lake Clark’s wolves

Deep within Lake Clark National Park and Preserve, staff at a remote ranger station on the north shore of Telaquana Lake noted something amiss....






Law & Order

Law & Order: Aug. 3-9

The following incidents were reported to the Cordova Police Department between 8-3-18 thru 8-9-18. Any charges reported in these press releases are merely accusations...


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