New science center: An investment in the future

Katrina Hoffman writes: Today, we’re launching the next era of Science Center work. Our new campus is a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity that will stimulate our regional economy and enable the work that will continue to advance our region’s resilience. You’ve probably heard the phrase “Think globally, act locally.” The incredible ecosystems you’re surrounded by right now are globally relevant. And that means that what happens locally matters.

Commentary: Legislators show that bipartisan cooperation is still possible

I’ve reported on the Legislature for years and I must say that the 2022 session that concluded last week was pleasantly without the disruptions that accompanied the end of sessions in recent years.

May was National Stroke Awareness Month

May is National Stroke Awareness month. According to the CDC a stroke occurs in the United States every 40 seconds. That’s about 790,000 strokes every year. Nearly everyone in the U.S.  has been affected by or is close to someone who has had a stroke. Advancing age and a family history of someone who has had a stroke are two risk factors out of our control.

Murkowski: Honoring the fallen – and caring for veterans

On Memorial Day, we honor the men and women who have served and given their lives for our nation. These Americans deserve our utmost respect and admiration, today and every day.

Commentary: It’s time for a UN peacekeeping force in Ukraine

"Unless and until the U.N. honors its foundational responsibility of ensuring peace, in action and not just in word, Putin’s aggression will almost certainly continue."

Commentary: Alaska political news coverage stands to improve, thanks to new nonprofit enterprise

Political news coverage in Alaska stands to improve with the opening of an Alaska branch of States Newsroom this month.

Commentary: Join me at the Alaska Sustainable Energy Conference

When I think of Alaska, two words immediately come to mind: innovation, and energy. Alaskans are by necessity often creative problem solvers,...

From the Mayor’s Desk: It’s business as usual in Cordova for fishing season

It is our hope that business can return to normal this season. The entire community, including supporting businesses rely upon you and your employees as an integral part of our economic engine. We encourage you to have an open campus this season with full integration of your employees into our community.
Cartons of Darigold milk sit in the refrigerator at Nichols’ Backdoor Store on Thursday, Jan. 11, 2018. Owner, Dan Nichols, purchases the milk from Sam’s Club. Walmart announced the closing of Sam’s Club branches nationwide, including the three Alaska locations. Photo by Emily Mesner/The Cordova Times

Commentary: A wake-up call for Cordova from The Sunset View

David Otness writes: I had a quick little email exchange with Alaska state Sen. Gary Stevens this week that left me feeling better about a troubling situation that has rapidly grown up around us. Better. But not resolved to full satisfaction.

Time is now to resolve Alaska’s great contradictions

We have the largest reserves of natural gas and renewable energy potential in the United States, yet we have the second-highest energy costs in the nation, Gov. Mike Dunleavy writes.

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Police report

Courtesy of the Cordova Police Department  The following incidents were reported to the Cordova Police Department between 10-10-22...
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