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When it comes to ferry cuts: Is it time to go jump off the...

Back in 1989, Cordova High School students held a dockside rally over cuts in ferry service that would have eliminated travel for activities.

Stutes: Your voices are having an effect

Dear Friends and Neighbors,As last Friday, the deadline for overriding the governor’s vetoes, has come and gone, I wanted to provide...

ADF&G faces research project funding

Fisheries fare better than most people in terms of Gov. Mike Dunleavy’s budget cuts. Just under $1 million was cut from the commercial fisheries division of the Alaska Department of Fish and Game, leaving it with an $85 million budget, half from state general funds.

Governor’s line item vetoes violate state constitution

By Jahna LindemuthFor The Cordova TimesMake no mistake about it: Every Alaskan will be...
Chum salmon returning in November to spawn in the Delta River where it meets the Tanana River, about 10 miles north of the town of Delta Junction. Ned Rozell photos.

Canada gives First Nations role in Fraser salmon management

Canadian government officials have announced a landmark agreement with First Nations people to collaboratively manage Fraser River fisheries, which are known for their runs...

New stairway will connect harbor to First Street

Construction of a lighted stairway connecting First Street to Railroad Avenue is planned to begin around the summer of 2021. The stairway, costing $417,000,...

Measles case confirmed by DHSS

State health officials have confirmed a single case of measles in an unvaccinated teenager from the Kenai Peninsula who traveled recently to Arizona via...

Bill would help fund small, rural communities

Legislation to amend the Payments in Lieu of Taxes program to make its formula more equitable for large boroughs with small populations has been...

Humpy catch hits 7.4M

Humpy harvests in Prince William Sound jumped from 3.4 million to 7.4 million, as the overall wild salmon harvest for the Sound rose to...

Salmon Jam

An assortment of loose coins. On Friday, July 12, 2019, Russell Minor brought his handicrafts to the Salmon Jam festival for the first time. Photo by Zachary Snowdon Smith/The Cordova Times

Entrepreneur coins new business idea

Cordova’s small businesses are adept at turning a profit, but Russell Minor may be the only businessman in town clever enough to sell a nickel for $20.
Mahealani MacKenzie performs a traditional hula dance. The Ke Kukui Foundation’s display of Hawaiian music and dance rounded out the second night of Salmon jam on Saturday, July 13, 2019. Photo by Zachary Snowdon Smith/The Cordova Times

Salmon Jam raises much-needed arts funds

“The benefit that comes from Salmon Jam to this community does not stop on July 13,” says Cathy Renfeldt, Cordova Arts Council board member.

Salmon Runs, Small Fry Activities, Women on Target

33rd Annual Alaska Salmon RunsOnline registration for this year’s Alaska Salmon...

Salmon Jam schedule of events

Salmon Jam kicks off Friday, July 12 in Cordova. The festival features music,...

Small Fry festivities are free for all

Adventure is calling our youngest festival-goers, families, and the young at heart! From 1-3...

Get ready to rock the hill at Salmon Jam

Cordova! Are you ready to rock the hill?Once again,...

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New stairway will connect harbor to First Street

Construction of a lighted stairway connecting First Street to Railroad Avenue is planned to begin around the summer of 2021. The stairway, costing $417,000, will be funded principally by a grant from the Alaska Transportation...
Mahealani MacKenzie performs a traditional hula dance. The Ke Kukui Foundation’s display of Hawaiian music and dance rounded out the second night of Salmon jam on Saturday, July 13, 2019. Photo by Zachary Snowdon Smith/The Cordova Times

Salmon Jam raises much-needed arts funds

“The benefit that comes from Salmon Jam to this community does not stop on July 13,” says Cathy Renfeldt, Cordova Arts Council board member.
A stand of reed canary grass grows along Cordova’s Observation Avenue. The Copper River Watershed Project has deployed herbicide to control the invasive plant, seen here on Saturday, June 29, 2019. Photo by Zachary Snowdon Smith/The Cordova Times

Nonprofit defends herbicide use

The Copper River Watershed Project has faced criticism for its use of herbicide against reed canary grass, an invasive plant that has appeared around Cordova.

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Fisheries

ADF&G faces research project funding

Fisheries fare better than most people in terms of Gov. Mike Dunleavy’s budget cuts. Just under $1 million was cut from the commercial fisheries division of the Alaska Department of Fish and Game, leaving it with an $85 million budget, half from state general funds.

Fish Factor

ADF&G faces research project funding

Fisheries fare better than most people in terms of Gov. Mike Dunleavy’s budget cuts. Just under $1 million was cut from the commercial fisheries division of the Alaska Department of Fish and Game, leaving it with an $85 million budget, half from state general funds.

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Stutes: Your voices are having an effect

Dear Friends and Neighbors,As last Friday, the deadline for overriding the governor’s vetoes, has come and gone, I wanted to provide...

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Subscribe to Prince William Sound’s oldest newspaper. Because news in Alaska matters. Our stories matter. Join us.

Cordova Culture

When it comes to ferry cuts: Is it time to go...

Back in 1989, Cordova High School students held a dockside rally over cuts in ferry service that would have eliminated travel for activities.

Entrepreneur coins new business idea

Cordova’s small businesses are adept at turning a profit, but Russell Minor may be the only businessman in town clever enough to sell a nickel for $20.

Cordova Chronicles

When it comes to ferry cuts: Is it time to go jump off the...

Back in 1989, Cordova High School students held a dockside rally over cuts in ferry service that would have eliminated travel for activities.The September protest happened to take place...

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Law & Order: July 5-11

The following incidents were reported to the Cordova Police Department between 7-5-19 thru 7-11-19.

Memorial Talking Circle for Rocky Stone

A Celebration of Life for Rocky Stone will be from 1 to 3 p.m....

Celebration of life for Captain Bob Bernard

The Bernard family invites the community to celebrate the life of Captain Bob...

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Around Town

Saturday Market, summer camp, volleyball clinic registration

Get set for more summer adventures with this week's around town. All the details on Cordova Saturday Market, Spirit Camp, 'Let me Run' summer camp and more.

Museum Memories

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Law & Order: July 5-11

The following incidents were reported to the Cordova Police Department between 7-5-19 thru 7-11-19.

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