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...

Large turnout for PTA Bike Rodeo

More than 40 kids pedaled, pushed and steered their way to safety on April 14 during the PTA Bike Rodeo at the Cordova Community Medical Center parking lot.In stark contrast to previous years, the sun was bright and the sky bright blue.Kids brought their push and pedal bicycles, scooters and unicycles to the event, stopping at five different stations...

Photo of the Week: Sunrise

The sun rises behind Heney Range in Cordova as seen from the Prince William Sound Science Center on Monday, March 12, 2018. “A beautiful morning to start the week,” Photographer Tyler Quiring said.Photo by Tyler Quiring/for The Cordova Times

First day of school is under students’, teachers’, admins’ belts

Children and teens are back in the halls of Mt. Eccles Elementary and Cordova Junior-Senior High School as of August 25. Backpacks are filled with new school supplies and smiles are spread across the bright faces of our local youth as the halls of education are reopened for the 2016-2017 academic year.Mt. Eccles Elementary School updateGayle Groff is celebrating...

60° North Seafoods delivers first fish to Anchorage

While the first Copper River salmon hit markets and tables in Seattle on May 18, the first fish arrived in Anchorage on time for dinner on the day of the first opener, thanks to processing newcomer 60° North Seafoods.Out on the Copper River flats, F/V Genevieve Rose captain John Derek Wiese and deckhand Robert Silveira harvested the Chinooks and...

Polar Plunge

More than 1,000 people took the Polar Plunge into Goose Lake in Anchorage on Dec. 16, raising $300,000 for Special Olympics Alaska summer and winter games for athletes with special needs. While Cordova has no specific Special Olympics program, the organization said a few Cordova residents do participate in its summer camp. Photo by Margaret Bauman/The Cordova Times
More than 1,000 people took the Polar Plunge into Goose Lake in Anchorage on Dec. 16, raising $300,000 for Special Olympics Alaska summer and winter games for athletes with special needs. While Cordova has no specific Special Olympics program, the organization said a few Cordova residents do participate in its summer camp.  Photo by Margaret Bauman/The Cordova Times

Ethan Beckett completes Space Camp program

Ethan Beckett, a member of the Cordova High School Wolverines 2018 state champion robotics team, recently attended Advanced Space Academy at the U.S. Space and Rocket Center in Huntsville, AL, home of Space Camp.The week long educational program promotes science, technology, engineering and math, while training students with hands-on activities and missions based on teamwork, leadership and problem solving.Beckett...

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