Fire Department celebrates arrival of new water rescue apparatus

Cordova Fire Department recently marked the arrival of new water rescue apparatus with a ribbon cutting ceremony complete with refreshments, including Girl...

New technology tracks shorebird migration in time for Shorebird Festival

For thousands of years, the Copper River Delta’s rich mudflats, teeming with insects, aquatic invertebrates, and mollusks, have attracted millions of shorebirds...


Congratulations to Joel Felix and the City of Cordova water crew for receiving the Alaska Rural Water Association (ARWA) 2021 Water System...

Around Town: Shorebird Festival, concert, car seat checks

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Community Health: How stress can impact our physical health

Stress. We all have it. And at times, it can feel overwhelming. But in reality, stress is nothing more than our bodies response to our environment. Or to put it another way, a stress response is triggered by something that requires our attention — be it emotional, physical, energetic or spiritual.

Cordova Chronicles: Out with the old, in with the new

Spring is in the air, with contractors for the U.S. Forest Service and a crew from the Alaska Department of Transportation are taking advantage of unusually dry weather to push ahead on projects near Eyak Lake.

Run or bike and run the Bay to Bay in May

There will be a free run or run/bike event May 7 in Cordova. It is called the Bay to Bay in May. The event starts in Hartney Bay and will finish at Orca Bay Lodge. It is open to all ages. Participants can either run the entire course of 9 miles or they can bike 6 miles to the Cordova Center then run/walk the 3 miles to Orca Adventure Lodge.

Around Town: Snow White, shorebird art show deadline, car seat checks

Kick of the weekend with Mt. Eccles’ 4th and 5th grade Drama Club's performance of the play “Snow White and Rose Red” Friday at North Star Theatre. Plus, don't miss the deadline to submit pieces to "Avian Art" and other important dates coming up in Cordova in this week's Around Town.

Cordova Chronicles: Changes to the Copper River Delta inspire awe

On March 27 of every year, I pause to ponder the impact of the 1964 Great Alaska Earthquake on the Copper River Delta. Prior to the 9-foot uplift caused by that 9.2 magnitude event, much of the Delta was a broad intertidal plain.

Cordova Iceworm Swim Team takes second place

Valdez Torpedoes Swim Club hosted its annual Banana Swim Meet on April 8-9. Thankful for the ferry schedule, 24 Cordova Iceworm swimmers attended the meet with families and coaches, along with YMCA from Anchorage, and Chugiak Athletic Club (CAC) from Eagle River.



Law & Order: May 9-15

The following is a summary of incidences that occurred or were reported to the Cordova Police Department May 9 through May 15, 2022. Defendant(s) are presumed innocent until proven guilty in a court of law.
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