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What better way for a passionate fisherman to celebrate his 100th birthday than to catch 100 pounds of fish, and that’s just what centenarian Grant Valentine did, on his June 14 birthday in Cordova.Valentine and his family cast off as the sun beamed down on Cordova and caught 100 pounds of halibut with friends and family, keeping just two.“His...

Fisheries Announcements

No commercial opener for Copper River salmon fishery

Faced with a sonar count that is the ninth lowest on record since 1978, the Alaska Department of Fish and Game said the Copper...

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Calling all secret agents: the Cordova Ranger District needs you!

The U.S. Forest Service recently developed a mission site at mile 19.2 along Haystack Trail on the app, Agents of Discovery. This free, interactive mobile...

Fiber & Friends: Fisher Folk Festival

The Net Loft is hosting their annual Fiber & Friends fiber arts retreat in Cordova from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. June 22 through...


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Ethan Beckett completes Space Camp program

Ethan Beckett, a member of the Cordova High School Wolverines 2018 state champion robotics team, recently attended Advanced Space Academy at the U.S. Space...

Calling all secret agents: the Cordova Ranger District needs you!

The U.S. Forest Service recently developed a mission site at mile 19.2 along Haystack Trail on the app, Agents of Discovery. This free, interactive mobile...

Summer camp options abound for Cordova youth

Miqwanwasaq Day Camp The Native Village of Eyak started their summer camp June 4 and will end Aug. 10. The camp is held from noon...

Commentary: Standing for salmon means standing up for jobs

By Marie Rose For The Cordova TimesDear Alaska Fishermen:A thick skin is required for this business. Direct competition is part of the job. To survive...

Fiber & Friends: Fisher Folk Festival

The Net Loft is hosting their annual Fiber & Friends fiber arts retreat in Cordova from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. June 22 through...

Copper River harvest includes salmon passing through

A visitor to the seafood department of a major Anchorage retail shop stared with surprise at the neatly wrapped fillet marked as fresh Copper...

Fish Factor: China’s new tariff on seafood raises concerns

Shockwaves rocked the Alaska seafood industry when China announced on June 15 that it will add an additional 25 percent tariff on seafood imports...

Icicle names Curry as public affairs manager

Icicle Seafoods, which has deep roots in Petersburg, Alaska, has named fourth generation family fish harvester and advocate Julianne Curry to be the company’s...

Commentary: Walker kills Denali wildlife buffer deal

By Rick Steiner For The Cordova TimesGov. Bill Walker just let a lot of Alaskans down. After years of negotiation with Alaska wildlife scientists and...

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Cordova & Prince William Sound

Fiber & Friends: Fisher Folk Festival

The Net Loft is hosting their annual Fiber & Friends fiber arts retreat in Cordova from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. June 22 through June 28 celebrating the tradition of harvest, heritage and handknits.During...

Graham appointed to CCMC Authority Board

Gary Graham has been appointed to fill a vacancy on the Cordova Community Medical Center Authority board of directors left when Amanda Wiese stepped down.Wiese’s resignation came after her sister, Olivia Kelly, accepted joined...

Coast Guard tows bowpicker from PWS

A U.S. Coast Guard crew aboard a 45-foot response boat towed a 32-foot bowpicker vessel from near Squaw Bay in Prince William Sound to Whittier on June 19 after the vessel struck a rock...

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Copper River harvest includes salmon passing through

A visitor to the seafood department of a major Anchorage retail shop stared with surprise at the neatly wrapped fillet marked as fresh Copper...

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Cordova Chronicles

Cordova Chronicles: Going, going, gone!

Baseball is an American institution, and right here in Cordova, Alaska, USA, one of the first sights newcomers pass when approaching the heart of our city is nothing other than a baseball diamond.Often, we...

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Life Announcements

Obituary: Catherine (Kay) Elizabeth Sherman

It is with great sadness that the family of Catherine (Kay) Elizabeth Sherman announce her...

Obituary: William (Bill) McCullough

Our beloved father, William (Bill) McCullough, 80, passed away on April 14, 2018 at his...

Obituary: Henry Makarka

Beloved husband, father and grandfather. Henry Makarka of Wasilla was born June 7, 1930 and...

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Recipes

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....

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Law & Order: June 8-14

The following incidents were reported to the Cordova Police Department between 6-8-18 thru 6-14-18. Any charges reported in these press releases are merely accusations...


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