Around Town: What’s happening in Cordova

March 20, the official first day of spring according to the calendar, graced Cordova with nearly 18-inches of snow in a 24-hour period in 2017. (Photo by Cinthia Gibbens-Stimson/The Cordova Times)

Maxwell Family Fundraiser

The community is invited to attend a silent auction and spaghetti dinner 5-7 p.m. Sunday, April 2 at the Reluctant Fisherman dining room. Dinner tickets for $25/person will be available at the door. If you wish to donate to the silent auction, call Jessica at 907-885-1592.

Johnson Family Meal Train

A meal train has begun to help the Johnson Family. Full details and available dates can be found online at

Plastics recycling

The Copper River Watershed Project is sponsoring a Plastics Recycling event from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. on March 31, at the Alaska Commercial Company parking lot. Volunteers are needed. Sign up at

Electronics recycling

An electronics recycling drive will take place April 20-23, on the city lot where aluminum cans and cardboard are currently being accepted, with the electronics’ Conex open from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., and locked evenings. All electronics with a cord or battery are accepted!  For more information please call Native Village of Eyak at 424-7738.

Cordova Community Health Fair

The Cordova Community Health Fair is set for April 22. Location and time to be announced. This is a community-wide event for all ages and is a great opportunity to get annual blood work done, and keep an eye on your health.

CHS book sale

Cordova High School is selling used library books for $1 a bag. The sale will be held from 11 a.m. -1 p.m. every Saturday in April at Cordova High School’s ILP Building.

For more information, contact Sara Hottinger at 907-424-3266.

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Word of the week

Language: Tlingit

Word: kahaakw

Meaning: Fish Eggs