Photo of the Week: On the Hunt

A bald eagle soars back to a tree branch after searching for food near the Cordova Ferry Terminal, as seen from New England Cannery Road on Jan. 5, 2018. At least five bald eagles were spotted resting on nearby tree branches or circling over the water. Photo by Emily Mesner/The Cordova Times
A bald eagle soars back to a tree branch after searching for food near the Cordova Ferry Terminal, as seen from New England Cannery Road on Jan. 5, 2018. At least five bald eagles were spotted resting on nearby tree branches or circling over the water.Photo by Emily Mesner/The Cordova Times More Photos of the Week:

Appreciation luncheon honors USCG

Red, white and blue decorations on each table at the Little Chapel welcomed service members, families and the community on Sept. 14 to the Native Village of Eyak’s fourth annual U.S. Coast Guard Appreciation Luncheon.The patriotic color theme extended to Diane Ujioka’s cakes, glistening in sunlight seeping through the windows, with blue and red berries accenting fluffy white frosting.Crews...

Talking crow

This crow was watchful and vocal as it hung out on the railing next to the Main Street sidewalk – perhaps trying to keep the gorgeous view all to himself.

Photo of the Week

Mug Up SERVS (Ship Escort/Response Vessel System) students take a coffee break before returning to their outdoor stations. Copper River Seafoods and the Little Chapel are among several local facilities that donate space for classrooms. Training exercises include two days of indoor and outdoor stations followed by an all-day on-the-water simulation drill. The spring fleet is divided into several groups...

This Week in Photos: Sept. 22, 2017

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Tanner crab devoured during celebration dinner

Local fishermen, cannery employees and government officials celebrated Cordova’s first Tanner crab fishery in 30 years with plates of fresh crab, shared with friends, family and coworkers.A celebration dinner was held for the “parties responsible for advocating for and executing the fishery” said Mayor Clay Koplin of the private event.The warm sun, now shinning bright well past 6 p.m.,...

Nationwide competitors race in Alaska Salmon Runs

Irene Webber’s grandchildren ran in her footsteps during this year’s Alaska Salmon Runs in Cordova.In 1986, Webber ran the first King Salmon Marathon in Cordova, completing the 26.2 miles alone. Thirty-two years later, the Alaska Salmon Runs features the King Salmon Marathon, Sockeye Half-Marathon, Coho 10K, Humpy 5K, and the Smolt one-mile fun run/walk.“It just grew from there,” said...

Getting out the vote

Nick Carltikoff, of Nondalton, helped hand out dozens of small buckets at the Alaska Federation of Natives convention in Anchorage, urging the state’s Native population to vote in the general election on Nov. 6.Carltikoff said he helped to start the Spirit Camp in Cordova, as an employee of Chugach Alaska Corp., and worked at the Spirit Camp for 23...

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