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“Hi, my name is Bob and I’m an alcoholic,” the keynote speaker began.“Hi Bob,” came back the response from just a few the crowd of several hundred people packed into the Cordova High School gymnasium on Nov. 11.That greeting wasn’t loud enough for former Cordova resident Robert “Bob” Bernard, of Portland, Ore., the keynote speaker at the Native Village...

Fisheries Announcements

Latest Copper River and Prince William Sound Fisheries announcements

Here are the latest Copper River and Prince William Sound Fisheries Announcements (Click to view or download the PDF):NEW! Prince William Sound Season Summary.pdfFisheries...

Latest News

Young fishermen’s summit set for Dec. 6-8

Veteran Bristol Bay harvester Fritz Johnson is slated to deliver the keynote address on Dec. 6 as the Alaska Young Fishermen’s Summit gets underway...

Junior high cagers wrap up season in Valdez

Cordova’s junior high basketball teams finished their season with three days of action in the Valdez Invitational on Nov. 9-11.The Cordova girls topped Grace...

Ocean acidification impacts olfactory functions of salmon

Researchers at the University of Washington are observing in laboratory studies that ocean acidification affects a fundamental sensory function of coho salmon, which may...

NVE hosts 24th annual Sobriety Celebration

“Hi, my name is Bob and I’m an alcoholic,” the keynote speaker began.“Hi Bob,” came back the response from just a few the crowd...

Stutes: I’m disappointed with Senate’s actions

Dear Friends and Neighbors,I wanted to provide you with a small update from my perspective on the fourth special session.The Senate returned to Juneau...

Early reports suggest resurgence in salmon fisheries

Early reports on the 2017 Alaska seafood harvest show record catches and large value increases for salmon harvests, suggesting resurgence in salmon fisheries that...

UN report motivated by cost of tailings dam disasters

A new report from the United Nations Environment Programme cites prevention of tailings dam disasters as a challenging goal made more difficult by the...

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Cordova & Prince William Sound

NVE hosts 24th annual Sobriety Celebration

“Hi, my name is Bob and I’m an alcoholic,” the keynote speaker began.“Hi Bob,” came back the response from just a few the crowd of several hundred people packed into the Cordova High School...
City Manager Alan Lanning, left, Cordova Chief of Police Mike Hicks, and Alaska Department of Corrections Commissioner Dean William discuss the police department’s partnership with ADOC in implementing new pretrial procedures in an effort to reduce jail costs. Photo by Cinthia Gibbens-Stimson/The Cordova Times

New ADOC pretrial model is effective January 1

State corrections officials have teamed up with local law enforcement and tribal entities for training in new pretrial and electronic monitoring procedures that go into effect Jan. 1 as part of the legislation signed...
A special recall election was held in Cordova on Nov. 7 to decide if councilmember Josh Hallquist should be recalled from council seat E for alleged misconduct while in office. Photo by Cinthia Gibbens-Stimson/The Cordova Times

Cordova City Councilor Josh Hallquist recalled

Cordova City Councilor Josh Hallquist has been recalled.The preliminary vote in the special election held on Nov. 7 was 217-99.The election was called after allegations that Hallquist’s actions earlier this year constituted defamation of...

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Young fishermen’s summit set for Dec. 6-8

Veteran Bristol Bay harvester Fritz Johnson is slated to deliver the keynote address on Dec. 6 as the Alaska Young Fishermen’s Summit gets underway...

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Cordova Chronicles

FNBA Branch Manager Cully Wooden and costumed Nicole Pallas look on as Mime Stacie Chappell expresses her Halloween delight at a new Main Street time and temperature clock. Photo by Dick Shellhorn/The Cordova Times

Cordova Chronicles: A Halloween treat for Cordovans of all ages

Time marches on, and once again Cordovans will be able to see its progress.In a Halloween treat for everyone, on Oct. 31 First National Bank Alaska Cordova Branch Manager Cully Wooden and Operations Assistant...

Opinion & Commentary

Stutes: I’m disappointed with Senate’s actions

Dear Friends and Neighbors,I wanted to provide you with a small update from my perspective on the fourth special session.The Senate returned to Juneau...

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Life Announcements

Ronel B. Stephens

Obituary: Ronel B. Stephens

Ronel B. Stephens, 71, passed away peacefully on Sunday, October 22, 2017, surrounded by his...

Birth: Greyson Bodhi O’Brien

Jessica Weaver and Sean O’Brien of Cordova, announce the birth of their son Greyson Bodhi...

Obituary: Kostas Gialopsos

We are saddened to announce the passing of Kostas Gialopsos on September 20, 2017 at...

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Recipes

Recipe of the Week: Fresh Rolls with Smoked Salmon and Basil

SERVES 4 - 5 PREP TIME 45 minutes COOK TIME 10 minutesINGREDIENTS FRESH ROLLS: • 2 oz. dried rice...

Recipe of the Week: Citrus spot prawns with sesame cabbage salad

SERVES 4PREP TIME 45 minutesCOOK TIME 10 minutes INGREDIENTSFRIED GARLIC:1/2 cup sesame oil10 Alaska Grown garlic...
Chu chee red curry alaska scallops and green beans

Recipe of the Week: Chu chee red curry Alaska scallops and green beans

SERVES 2-4  PREP TIME 0 minutes  COOK TIME 25 minutesINGREDIENTS2 Tablespoons (about 8 oz.) canola...

Last Frontier Discoveries & Research

How UAA’s Justice Information Center is using data to help policymakers

In 2010, Alaska’s lawmakers were working to overhaul the state’s criminal justice reform system. At the time, former Governor Sean Parnell was launching his...

Wolves a defining part of Alaska landscape

The wolf tracks appeared as they always do, as a surprise.On a day between fall and winter, with the leaves fallen and browning but...

National News

‘Weinstein Effect’ goes global as powerful men confronted

The sexual harassment and assault allegations against Harvey Weinstein that rocked Hollywood and sparked a flurry of allegations in other American industries, as well...

Novice surfer masters a pro move: Punching a shark to escape

CANBERRA, Australia — A novice surfer mastered a pro's move on the first try: He punched a shark on the nose to escape its...

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Museum Memories

Upcoming Events
Tue 21

Pokémon Club

November 21 at 4:30 pm - 5:30 pm
Wed 22

Storytime for Little Ones

November 22 at 10:30 am - 11:30 am
Wed 22

Teen Art Club

November 22 at 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Fri 24

After School Art

November 24 at 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Law & Order

Law & Order: Nov. 3-9, 2017

The following incidents were reported to the Cordova Police Department between 11-3-17 thru 11-9-17. Any charges reported in these press releases are merely accusations...

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