Letter to the Editor

The Cordova Times welcomes letters to the editor. General interest letters should be no more than 300 words. Thank you letters should be no more than 150 words. Letters should be submitted by 5 p.m. Thursdays for consideration in the following week’s edition of the newspaper. However, meeting that deadline is no guarantee that the letter will be published. All letters must include the writer’s name and address and daytime phone number. Only the writer’s name and city will be published. The Cordova Times also reserves the right to edit letters for content, length, clarity, grammar, AP Style and taste. Unsigned letters will not be published. Letters must be relevant to The Cordova Times readership area and preference will be given to topics covered in recent editions of The Cordova Times. Letter writers are encouraged to use email. Submit letters to share@thecordovatimes.com.
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Letter to the Editor: Houston, we’ve got a problem!

Gov. Mike Dunleavy's heavy-handed budget cuts will cause damage reaching all the way to Texas, writes Mark Roye.
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Letter to the Editor: Marijuana surtax will hurt local business

A proposed 6 percent surtax on marijuana threatens local business, writes Melina Meyer.
Helen Howarth has been offered the position of Cordova city manager. (Oct. 2, 2019) Photo by Zachary Snowdon Smith/The Cordova Times

Letter to the Editor: Lend your voice to the Cordova budget discussion

Residents should attend the Dec. 4 Cordova City Council meeting to offer their perspectives on the budget, writes City Manager Helen Howarth.
The Cordova Times’s own Vivian Kennedy participates in a .22 rifle competition. (Nov. 17, 2019) Photo by Zachary Snowdon Smith/The Cordova Times

Letter to the Editor: Thanks for attending annual Turkey Shoot

The Cordova Trap and Gun Club Committee thanks the participants and sponsors who made their Nov. 17 turkey shoot possible, writes Dan Logan.
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Letter to the Editor: Thank you, Anita Smyke, for Cordova’s Grand Piano

When Anita Smyke helped acquire a new piano for the North Star Theatre, she made a major contribution to Cordova's arts scene, writes Mary Anne Bishop.
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Letter to the Editor: Crash coverage was misleading

Coverage of the Oct. 17 Unalaska plane crash falsely claimed to represent the viewpoints of all members of the Cordova high school swim team, writes Kaleb Carrillo.
The M/V Aurora prepares to unload vehicles and passengers in Whittier. (Sept. 19, 2019) Photo by Zachary Snowdon Smith/The Cordova Times

Letter to the Editor: Kodiak ferry should swing by PWS

The AMHS is unable to "think outside the box" to solve the ferry crisis, writes Mark Roye.
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Letter to the Editor: SUV crash victim was expert diver

Andrey Plisko, who died following an Oct. 8 vehicle accident, was an accomplished diver and veteran of the Russian military, writes Plisko's friend Rick Rose.
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Letter to the Editor: State bureaucracy causes low student scores

Low student scores are the result of flawed tests and an inferior public school curriculum, writes William Deaton.
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Letter to the Editor: Don’t drill for oil on sacred land

Now is the time to develop renewable resources, not to expand oil drilling, writes the Rev. Belle Mickelson.



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