This Week in Photos: Sept. 29, 2017

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Easter Egg Hunt draws large crowd to Nirvana Park

At Nirvana Park, 2,000 eggs in a range of vibrant colors were carefully placed on the mossy forest floor for the annual Easter Egg Hunt, a Cordova tradition hosted by Linda Ecolano and her family.Families, friends and community members eagerly searched for the dyed, hardboiled and plastic eggs on Sunday, April 1.“We just kept the tradition going,” Ecolano said.It’s...

Digestive athletics – Cordova’s First Beer Mile

Cordova’s first Beer Mile event took place June 24, near the end of Whitshed Road at Hartney Bay. A beer mile consists of each participant downing a full-sized beer, running a quarter mile, drink another beer, and repeat the process, completing a mile, all while being timed.

This Week in Photos: Salmonfest 2017

Salmonfest 2017, Aug. 4-6 at the Kenai Peninsula Fairgrounds in Ninilchik, is promising to be bigger and better than ever.  Famed Ketchikan fishery fun artist Ray  Troll, who has been done all previous posters for the music festival celebrating Alaska’s wild salmon and its habitat, has created his seventh poster for 2017.  Troll and his band, the Ratfish Wranglers,...

Remains of a landmark

This Week in Photos: Rummage Sale

A shopper peruses merchandise during the Cordova Church of the Nazarene’s rummage sale in the old library building on Main Street Aug. 19.  Pastor Steve Leppert, said it seemed like residents considered the church to be the new Salvation Army drop off for used clothing and other household items, “But, we’re not,” he said. “We know residents need a...

This Week in Photos: Standing Against Racism

Religious leaders from across Alaska’s largest city led several hundred people on Aug. 20 at Central Lutheran Church in a community prayer vigil calling for a stand against racism in the 49th state. “We need to stand up firmly against racism and anti-Semitism, show up for and advocate with others,” said Judith Moore, of Central Lutheran Church, making a...



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