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Emily Mesner

Emily Mesner is a staff reporter and photographer for The Cordova Times. Reach her at emesner@thecordovatimes.com. Emily graduated from Central Michigan University, earning a degree in photojournalism with a cultural competency certificate. She first visited Alaska in 2016, working as a media intern for the National Park Service in Kotzebue and Denali National Park and Preserve, and has been coming back ever since. To see more photos, follow @thecordovatimes and @emilymesnerphoto on Instagram.

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Shellhorn shares stories, laughter during book signing

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Remains of a landmark


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Absentee ballots will decide the election

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Coast Guard medevacs man from tugboat

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Adams named 2018 BP Teacher of Excellence

Cordova Jr./Sr. High School teacher Debra Adams is one of 29 educators statewide to be honored as a 2018 BP Teacher of Excellence, for...

Blessing of the fleet

Friends, family and fishermen gathered at the U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Sycamore during the Blessing of the Fleet on May 5, hosted by Cordova...

Shorebird Festival provides platform for connections

Thousands of shorebirds made their stopover in Cordova over the weekend, providing an awe-inspiring show for visitors, birders and photographers at the 28th annual...

Bob Korn Memorial Pool will temporarily close mid-May

Due to lack of staffing, the Bob Korn Memorial Pool will be closed from May 14 through June 1.“We hope to create a schedule...


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