It’s not difficult to make a list of “Only in Cordova” favorites—heck, that’s why many of us live here, and I have...
To protect coho salmon returns and ensure sport fishing opportunities in the future, the Alaska Department of Fish and Games (ADF&G), has...
The temperature in Austin was 104 degrees when our daughter, Heidi, and grandkids, Huck and Liesl, arrived in Cordova in mid-June.
At 8 a.m. on Memorial Day, over 30 Cordovans gathered at the local cemetery in early morning sunshine to watch the stars and stripes hoisted to half-mast in honor of those who have given their lives while serving in our armed forces.
Another commercial fishing season is here, and the race is on to get those potentially lucrative “marker" sets. Back in the good old days, a series of signs designating where fishing was prohibited were placed on posts across the Copper River Flats or typically nailed to trees near various streams and bays on Prince William Sound.
While the road survived, it is definite need of considerable repair. In several places, including sharp curves, the outer banks have eroded all the way up to the white line marking the edge of the pavement.
With the tempo picking up all over town, one can tell another fishing season is right around the corner.
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.
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.
How many chairlifts would you guess there are in the United States? Well, Peter Landsman, a lift supervisor at Jackson Hole Mountain Resort, in Wyoming, recently completed a 22-year quest to ride, photograph, and document every one of them. While discovering the magic number was 2,381, the one he tagged as most challenging to document is right out our backdoor.