Commentary: Government imposter scams prey on pandemic fears

Picture this. You’re sitting at home when you get a telephone call from an unknown number. When you answer, the caller on the other end informs you that a police officer will soon be at your doorstep to arrest you.

Around Town: Police survey, Fungus Fest, census

City officials are asking residents to share their views on policing in Cordova in a five-question survey. The survey deadline has been extended to Aug. 31.

Update: Statewide COVID-19 total rises to 7,886

Update: The statewide total of 7,886 infected overall includes 6,950 residents and 936 nonresidents, of whom 2,415 and 253 have recovered, respectively.

Pandemic spread in triple digits holds for three weeks

A surge in the spread of COVID-19 in Alaska continues with numbers in the triple digits for 21 consecutive days, with 144 new cases, and four more deaths, boosting the overall number of statewide cases to 11,183 and the death toll to 64 residents.

52nd virus case is travel-related

Cordova reported its 52nd case of the novel coronavirus Monday, Dec. 7.

Update: Statewide COVID-19 infections reach 52,093

Update: Infections of the novel coronavirus in Alaska have reached 52,093, with 153 new cases and no new deaths confirmed on Monday, Jan. 18, by state health officials.

Dunleavy creating economic team amid virus response

Gov. Mike Dunleavy announced Tuesday, March 17 that a one-time political rival will help lead a new team tasked with looking at ways to aid Alaska's economy amid concerns with the new coronavirus.

Alaska confirmed cases of COVID-19 reaches 102

Alaska had 102 confirmed cases of novel coronavirus as of Saturday, March 28, a boost of 17 over a day earlier.

Too early to tell COVID-19 impact on jobs

Jobs in Alaska were up by 1,300 in February over the February a year ago, a boost of 0.4 percent, but none of the data capture the impact of the evolving coronavirus pandemic.

Cordova Chronicles: Hunkering down, Pete Dahl-style

Cordovans know a thing or two about "hunkering down."



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