Zachary Snowdon Smith

Zachary Snowdon Smith is the editor of The Cordova Times.

What is the name of this road?

Every Cordovan knows the 1,400-foot road that winds gently around the western tip of Eyak Lake. However, no one seems to agree on just what this road should be called.

Officials answer tough questions on drugs and addiction

"When somebody who’s using casually, or even heavily, ends up with a problem… they stop using," Dr. Brian Iutzi said. "They put it down. They don’t pick it back up. The problem with addiction is, there’s a certain percentage of people out there that are unable to put it down, even if it’s killing them."

Zink: 69% of Cordovans vaccinated

69.2% of Cordova residents have received at least one dose of COVID-19 vaccine, said Dr. Anne Zink, Alaska’s chief medical officer.

CVFD climbs 110 stories in tribute to fallen firefighters

"Life goes on, but that doesn’t mean you don’t remember," said Lisa Carroll, a lieutenant for Cordova Volunteer Fire Department's emergency medical services division.

Youth running program back on track

"You go at your own pace," Tania Carson said. "Every coach is very understanding… and will be there to encourage you and boost you and cheer you on. We’re building a team for them."

COVID-19 Update: Sept. 7, 2021

Six novel coronavirus cases were reported in Cordova from Aug. 30-Sept. 6, the Alaska Department of Health and Social Services announced. Additionally, one case was hospitalized.

City will hold public forum on vaccinations Sept. 8

A public forum on the topic of COVID-19 and vaccinations is scheduled for 5-6 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 8 at the Cordova Center.

Forum on substance abuse set for Sept. 14

A panel discussion on the impact of drugs and alcohol on Cordova is scheduled for 5:30-7 p.m Tuesday, Sept. 14 at the Cordova Center.

Kids tune in to visiting ‘harmonica guru’

"The harmonica is a great instrument because you don’t have to have any musical training," Phil Douglass said. "I always say, 'If you can breathe, you can play the harmonica.'"

COVID-19 Update: Aug. 31, 2021

Four novel coronavirus cases were reported in Cordova from Aug. 23-29, the Alaska Department of Health and Social Services announced.



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