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Study: sea ice loss has minimum impact on weather

“The correlation between reduced sea ice and cold winters does not mean one is causing the other,” said Russell Blackport, of the University of Exeter.

Warm waters across Alaska cause salmon die-offs

A school of pink salmon swim upstream in a creek at Hartney Bay on the evening of July 22. Photo...

ASMI names two new directors

Board members of the Alaska Seafood Marketing Institute hear reports on international marketing efforts during their All Hands On Deck meeting...
Fungus Festival arts and crafts. The event, scheduled for Aug. 29-Sept. 1, will feature a variety of activities. Photo courtesy Cordova Chamber of Commerce

11 artistic ways to explore the world of fish, forest, fungus

Fungus Festival arts and crafts. The event, scheduled for Aug. 29-Sept. 1, will feature a variety of activities. Photo courtesy Cordova...

Forest Service teaches kids about ecology

"We took precautions to keep the kids from getting worn out and/or hangry," said Emily Stoddard, prevention coordinator for the CFRC
A globe in a Mt. Eccles Elementary School classroom, as seen on Aug. 1, 2019. Photo by Zachary Snowdon Smith/The Cordova Times

Early learning funds for fiscal 2020 back on track

A globe in a Mt. Eccles Elementary School classroom, as seen on Aug. 1, 2019. Photo by Zachary Snowdon Smith/The Cordova...

Sudden arts council closure leaves programs in limbo

“It’s like being a government in exile," said Ben Brown, chairman of the Alaska State Council on the Arts. "We’re definitely in uncharted territory here.”

Law & Order: July 19-Aug. 1

The following incidents were reported to the Cordova Police Department between 7-19-19 thru 8-1-19. Any charges reported in these press releases are merely accusations...
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Fire danger remains high

Photo courtesy Pixabay/PexelsU.S. Forest Service officials are urging extreme caution with all campfires in the area of Chugach...

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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Cordova & Prince William Sound

Unwitting resident taxied missing children and their mother from airport

Keesha Hodges, 22, provided a tip that helped the Alaska State Troopers locate three missing children and their mother. Hodges, seen here on Sunday, Aug. 11, 2019, gave the group...

Historic Katalla area attracts new oil and gas interests

A preliminary decision by the Alaska Department of Natural Resources to allow for oil and gas exploration in the Gulf of Alaska has opened the way for public comment through Oct. 4 on whether work may begin at the historic Katalla site.
Mike Jackson fires one of his cannons across Eyak Lake. Photo by Vivian Kennedy/The Cordova Times

Cordova’s amateur artillerymen

“It seems appropriate on the Fourth of July to set off something that’s bigger than fireworks,” quipped cannon hobbyist Mike Jackson.

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Fisheries

Pink salmon fishery back in business

Pink salmon commercial harvests are still below forecasts, but even with no prospect of rain predicted so far until Aug. 22, the catch in Prince William Sound rose from 17.6 million to 22.2 million within the past week.

Fish Factor

Fish Factor: Trade war with China hit US seafood industry hard

It’s been one year, so how’s that trade war with China working out for the nation’s seafood industry? As with farmers, there’s not much winning and ongoing tweeted skirmishes have global fish markets...

Alaska

Study: sea ice loss has minimum impact on weather

“The correlation between reduced sea ice and cold winters does not mean one is causing the other,” said Russell Blackport, of the University of Exeter.

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Cordova Culture

11 artistic ways to explore the world of fish, forest, fungus

Fungus Festival arts and crafts. The event, scheduled for Aug. 29-Sept. 1, will feature a variety of activities. Photo courtesy Cordova...

Sudden arts council closure leaves programs in limbo

“It’s like being a government in exile," said Ben Brown, chairman of the Alaska State Council on the Arts. "We’re definitely in uncharted territory here.”

Cordova Chronicles

How high can you go?

Remember the limbo, that dance contest, where to the beat of music, participants try to slide under a continually lower bar, while not falling backwards or touching the ground?Well, there’s...

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Life Announcements

Malcolm (Mac) D. MacMaster

Malcolm passed peacefully May 3, 2019 with his family by his side in Everett, WA. He had encountered complications while battling cancer.

Merle and Barbara Hanson celebrate 50 years of marriage

Friends and family of Merle and Barbara Hanson are invited to attend their 50th wedding anniversary celebration.

Birth: Evelyn Brukalyn Day

Shaanan Day and Jesse Anvil of Cordova announce the birth of their daughter Evelyn Brukalyn...

Life Announcements

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Around Town

Saturday Market, 50th anniversary celebrations, basketball camp

Basketball camp, 50th anniversary celebrations and more in this week's Around Town events roundup.

Museum Memories

Law & Order

Law & Order: July 19-Aug. 1

The following incidents were reported to the Cordova Police Department between 7-19-19 thru 8-1-19. Any charges reported in these press releases are merely accusations...

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