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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
“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.
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.
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.
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.
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.