Cruise Ship anchors in Cordova

A 528-person capacity Hurtigruten cruise ship anchored outside Cordova Harbor on Monday, May 30. Passengers aboard the MS Roald Amundsen arrived in small groups starting at around 3 p.m. There, they were greeted by Cathy Renfeldt, executive director of the Cordova Chamber of Commerce who provided them with maps of Cordova featuring, a dining and shopping guide and a “things to do on foot” brochure. Around town, visitors could be seen wandering the streets.

Stevens, Stutes offer straight talk on what Legislature did in Cordova

Sen. Gary Stevens and Speaker of the House Louise Stutes, both R-Kodiak, will offer insight into the recently concluded legislative session accomplished and what it means for Cordova, from 4 p.m. to 5 p.m. on Friday, June 4, at the local Legislative Information Office.

PWSSC opens new waterfront campus on June 4

A leading environmental advocate for Prince William Sound and the Gulf of Alaska will present the opening of its new campus and popular annual fundraiser on Saturday, June 4, complete with a ribbon cutting ceremony, reception and guided tours of its new digs.

Meaning behind the totem that flank new science center entrance

On a sunny spring morning in mid-April, Mike Webber applies a deep cedar-toned stain to finish the second of two totem poles. After months spent designing, carving and sanding, within minutes, the stain seals the wood, preparing the pole for Cordovan weather and accentuating the distinctive beak and talons of the totem’s main character, a carved eagle.
Cruise liner Le Soléal departs Orca Inlet. (Aug. 21, 2019) Photo by Zachary Snowdon Smith/The Cordova Times

Cruise ships will call on Cordova this summer

A well-known Norwegian expedition company will be visiting Cordova twice this summer and the Cordova Chamber of Commerce is hoping to give them many options in land excursions and other interaction with local businesses during their first scheduled arrival in nearly a decade.

City Council gets update on alpine ski season

“There was lots of interest and lots of participation. There were a lot of young folks learning how to ski. Every day that we could we opened it up,” beamed Reggiani.

Renfeldt: It’s going to be as busy as ever for Cordova tourism

Cordova is anticipating for a busy 2022 tourism season, with a focus on independent travelers seeking a self-supported experience that draws them to town, says Cathy Renfeldt, director of the Cordova Chamber of Commerce.
Meals Reservoir has fallen to 6 feet below the spillway. The reservoir, shown Monday, Aug. 19, 2019, has been a critical resource in keeping Cordova supplied with water. Photo by Zachary Snowdon Smith/The Cordova Times

Cordova issues latest update on drinking water quality

A new city annual water quality report, as required by the Safe Drinking Water Act, assures residents that drinking water may be reasonably expected to contain at least small amounts of contaminants but that does not mean the water poses a health risk.

Chamber launches healthcare and Blue Economy programs

The Cordova Chamber of Commerce, in partnership with the Small Association Leadership Alliance (SALA), is launching what it calls a comprehensive, cost-effective healthcare option to Cordova businesses this week.

Rosenthal’s glacier portraits offer a lesson in climate change

In the dramatic silence of Alaska’s melting glaciers artist David Rosenthal’s paint brush has captured the impact of climate change on Earth, a message he hopes will inspire all who see his paintings to help slow global warming.



Law & Order: June 13-19

The following is a summary of incidences that occurred or were reported to the Cordova Police Department June 13 through June 19, 2022. Defendant(s) are presumed innocent until proven guilty in a court of law.
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