Photographer captures facets of Cordova life

A solo photography exhibition, “Cordova: Tides and Seasons,” by Chelsea Tracy, opens Friday, August 5, at the Cordova Historical Museum. The opening reception is...

Ravn temporarily suspends Cordova flights

Ravn Alaska will temporarily suspend scheduled Dash 8 service between Cordova and Anchorage on Oct. 1, with plans to resume seasonal service no later...

Cordova Chronicles: So much history in a road sign

As residential growth continues on the recently extended Whitshed Road, more and more locals are driving the popular seven-mile byway that was once known...

Drift fishermen donate hundreds of Copper River sockeye

Traditions – Alaska is steeped in them. Cordova has its fair share, but a favorite is Cordova District Fishermen United’s Senior Salmon Day.Copper River...

Iceworm festival goes out with a splash

The 2017 Cordova Iceworm Festival was laid to rest Feb. 5, becoming another Ghost of Iceworm Past – which was the theme of the...
Neil Durco. Photo courtesy of the Alaska State Troopers

Tributes flow in for ‘intellectual roughneck,’ missing for 6 days, found deceased

"He joined the figure-it-out-on-your-own side of Alaska,” said Taylor Kimbarow, Neil Durco's friend and housemate. “He valued the adventurous aspect of it, but he never lost sight of his roots as a man of science. He was one of those intellectual roughnecks — not just a hardass."
Outgoing Copper River Watershed Project Executive Director Kristin Carpenter (left) listens to a tribute read by Native Village of Eyak fish biologist Matt Piche (right). (Nov. 11, 2019) Photo by Zachary Snowdon Smith/The Cordova Times

Conservationist who defended watershed for 21 years retires

Kristin Carpenter spent 21 years building connections between previously isolated communities and working to address the complex environmental issues facing the Copper River Watershed."There’s a satisfaction to untying the Gordian Knot and making it happen, despite all of the complications," Carpenter says.
The M/V Aurora crosses Prince William Sound. (Sept. 9, 2019) Photo courtesy of Hamish Laird

No ferry to PWS until May 20

A Tuesday, Jan. 21 draft ferry schedule has service to Prince William Sound resuming May 20.

How to get a free fire engine

“We put our hands up in the air and said, ‘We want it!’” Fire Marshal Paul Trumblee said. “If you don’t ask for it, you don’t get it.”
Cordova Community Medical Center. (Sept. 13, 2019) Photo by Zachary Snowdon Smith/The Cordova Times

The Eyak Corporation provides aid for community health

Officials with Native Village of Eyak, The Eyak Corporation and Cordova Community Medical Center are banding together to provide financial relief for Cordova as the community faces the challenges of the COVID-19 pandemic.



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