A globe in a Mt. Eccles Elementary School classroom, as seen on Aug. 1, 2019. Photo by Zachary Snowdon Smith/The Cordova Times

Early learning funds for fiscal 2020 back on track

A globe in a Mt. Eccles Elementary School classroom, as seen on Aug. 1, 2019. Photo by Zachary Snowdon Smith/The Cordova...

Sudden arts council closure leaves programs in limbo

“It’s like being a government in exile," said Ben Brown, chairman of the Alaska State Council on the Arts. "We’re definitely in uncharted territory here.”

Deal for UA cuts $70 M over three years

“While I am supremely grateful that the University of Alaska will not face such drastic cuts today, these vetoes never should have happened in the first place,” said House Speaker Bryce Edgmon, I-Dillingham.
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$1,600 PFD, restored cuts to operating budget, await Dunleavy OK

Senator Gary Stevens in Cordova on Friday, April 12, 2019. Photo by Emily Mesner/The Cordova TimesHello from...

Legislative Update: Amended budget is just a start for ferry service

Dear Friends and Neighbors, Now that we have reached the end of this special session and the Legislature has finished its work,...
Residents crowd the Cordova Center for a meeting of the Alaska House Transportation Committee. The committee’s Saturday, July 27, 2019, meeting heard testimony from residents on a proposed seven-month ferry stoppage. Photo by Zachary Snowdon Smith/The Cordova Times

Committee meeting on ferry stoppage draws 250 attendees

“This unconscionable, arbitrary, no-notice-or-public-input, seven-month removal of ferry service will be devastating to our community and our business,” said Gary Graham, co-owner of the Powder House Bar and Grill.

Stutes: Your voices are having an effect

Dear Friends and Neighbors,As last Friday, the deadline for overriding the governor’s vetoes, has come and gone, I wanted to provide...

Governor’s line item vetoes violate state constitution

By Jahna LindemuthFor The Cordova TimesMake no mistake about it: Every Alaskan will be...

Dunleavy’s line item vetoes will hit Cordova hard

Dear Friends and Neighbors,Now that Governor Dunleavy has revealed his $424.4 million in line-item vetoes, I wanted to circle...

BLUE GLOBE Act would boost research efforts

Bipartisan legislation introduced in the U.S. House aims to strengthen ocean data collection and monitoring efforts and improve coordination of current federal and international...

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