Zachary Snowdon Smith

Zachary Snowdon Smith is the editor of The Cordova Times.

Easter basket fundraiser returns in new format

After cancellation in 2020, Cordova Family Resource Center’s Easter basket fundraiser has returned in a new format.

It’s been a year: After 12 months, Cordovans reflect on life under COVID

March 2021 marked the one-year anniversary of the outbreak of the novel coronavirus pandemic. Since then, Cordova has closed, reopened and readjusted too many times to count.
Shoppers peruse local goods at the monthly Saturday Market, held at the Masonic Lodge. (Dec. 21, 2019) Photo by Zachary Snowdon Smith/The Cordova Times

After 13 months, Saturday Market is back

“I don’t know if we’ll ever get back to normal, but we’re moving in the right direction,” said lead organizer Jessicca Morningstar.

Cordova welcomes 1st baby of year

Myles Richard King was born Jan. 12, becoming Cordova’s first baby of 2021. The Cordova Education Association gave Myles a basket of books including classics like "Goodnight Moon."

Dialing 907 area code to become mandatory

Oct. 24, it will become mandatory for all callers in the Alaska 907 area code to manually dial the area code when making a local call.

City council excludes memo reporting police complaints

Cordova City Council narrowly voted to remove from its agenda a memo suggesting that all city departments be periodically evaluated. The memo reported public concern with the Cordova Police Department's alleged non-compliance with council mandates, and with on-duty officers allegedly “singling out individuals and harassing them,” among other issues.

Cordova reports 1 travel-related virus case

Cordova reported one travel-related resident novel coronavirus case Tuesday, March 23.

Students clean up ‘oil spill’ in classroom

On March 11, Prince William Sound experienced an oil spill. Fortunately, this spill was limited to the sixth grade classroom at Mt. Eccles Elementary School.

Surveys of highway damage resume after COVID delays

A project to identify infrastructure problems on the Copper River Highway is back on track after the coronavirus pandemic delayed surveying work during 2020.

Cordova reports 1 resident virus case

Cordova reported 1 resident novel coronavirus case Friday, March 19.



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