10 ways to shop Cordova first this season

This has been an especially tough year for small businesses, who are not only dealing with how to remain open during a pandemic, but are struggling to stay open in competition with the big box stores.

Burton: Don’t let blood quantum erase my culture

I am just under the quarter blood quantum, which by government interpretation makes me not Native. Growing up my mom instilled in me to never let someone tell me that I am "not Native enough," said Kiley Burton. The Cordova teen gave the youth keynote at this Year's Elder's & Youth Conference.

Commentary: Deer population in PWS still looking good

Deer pellet counts provide a snapshot of the local deer population.

Remembering the First Lady of Bristol Bay

“I was born in 1932, so I’m an artifact,” Bella Hammond wisecracked as she stood in front of the iconic log home her husband, the late Gov. Jay Hammond, built on the shores of Lake Clark.

Celebrate the 50th Earth Day with Earth Week Bingo

On the 50th anniversary of Earth Day, we as a global community are facing two major crises. One of those is at the forefront of everyone’s mind – COVID-19, but the other crisis is a slowly building disaster and also demands our attention. And while we are still working through the challenges of preparing for a global pandemic there is hope that we have the ability to act in response to a changing climate. That’s why this year’s theme for Earth Day is Climate Action.

Commentary: Don’t be unferry to us

Thirty-three years ago, Cordova high schoolers rallied against cuts to ferry service. Sound familiar?
Photo courtesy of Bruna Fiscuk/Unsplash

Commentary: Pebble’s permitting process is broken

Pebble Limited Partnership misled the public by using Tribal logos, write George Alexie and Thomas Tilden.
The M/V Aurora, under lock and key after its final 2019 passenger run out of Cordova. (Sept. 20, 2019) Photo by Zachary Snowdon Smith/The Cordova Times

Commentary: Alaska Marine Highway mismanagement impacts Cordova

The current administration has botched management the Alaska Marine Highway System to an unprecedented degree, writes Mayor Clay Koplin.

Commentary: Heat-stressed salmon are Alaska’s climate stress canary

Salmon are under critical threat from climate change, writes Marine Stewardship Council Regional Fisheries Director Kate Troll.

Use extra vigilance around wildlife in springtime

It’s important to be safe around wildlife all year long, but spring is a particularly important time.


Around Town

Update from the CPD – Feb. 27 – Mar. 3

The following incidents were reported to the Cordova Police Department between Feb. 27 and March 3. Any charges reported in these press...
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