Still a holiday treasure

Retail prices for Bristol Bay red king crab jumped from $26 a pound a year ago to $35 a pound in December of this year, but Tito Marquez of 10th and M Seafoods in Anchorage said demand is steady.  Those prices at the popular seafood shop are still considerably less than those advertised by some online seafood purveyors.

Photo of the Week: Sunrise on Hawkins Island

The fog lifted at 5:30 a.m. to reveal a lovely sunrise on Hawkins Island while deer hunting Aug. 10. Photo by Dick Shellhorn/The Cordova Times Dick Shellhorn, author, reporter, ref and grandpa, can be reached at shorn@gci.net. Shellhorn was born and raised in Cordova, Alaska, and has lived here his entire life. Shellhorn has been writing sports stories for the Cordova Times for over 40 years. In his...

Photo of the Week: Bird Count

Rock Sandpipers near Spike Island; one of approximately 58 species of birds observed on Cordova's 46th Christmas Bird Count which took place on Dec. 16. Nearly 40 Cordovans set out into the rain and snow to take part in this year's count. Look for more coverage of Cordova’s Christmas Bird Count in the Dec. 29 edition of The Cordova Times. Milo Burcham/for The Cordova Times Milo has lived in Cordova since 2001. While his passion is photographing wildlife, he also tries to capture people participating in the many outdoor activities he enjoys, such as skiing, hiking, skating, hunting and fishing.
Rock Sandpipers near Spike Island; one of approximately 58 species of birds observed on Cordova's 46th Christmas Bird Count which took place on Dec. 16. Nearly 40 Cordovans set out into the rain and snow to take part in this year's count. Look for more coverage of Cordova’s Christmas Bird Count in the Dec. 29 edition of The Cordova Times.Milo...

Copper River fresh: first fish meets fanfare in Seattle

This year's first commercial Copper River salmon opener was on Thursday, May 17. By Friday, May 18, those in Seattle received their first Copper River salmon of the season, sparking excitement, tradition and signaling the start of summer.Keep checking back with us for more photos and a story from Seattle's Pike Place Market, Alaska Airlines' annual Copper Chef Cook-Off...

FNRA pre-event raises funds, sells guns, and connects community

The Powder House was packed Tuesday night, Aug. 28, as Cordova’s gun enthusiasts gathered for the 10th annual Smoke ‘n Guns fundraising event, hosted by the Cordova chapter of Friends of the National Rifle Association of America.Smoke ‘n Guns, the pre-event for the Friends of the NRA main banquet, featured a Wall of Guns where raffle ticket winners chose...

Down on Main Street

Cordova’s Main Street buildings are colorful and charming. Fall is around the corner as the daylight hours get shorter by 6 minutes a day right now. The sun rises at 6:55 a.m. Friday, Sept. 9 in Cordova and sets at 8:23 p.m.

This Week in Photos: Boat Work

Crewmembers go through their seine net as they take it off the fishing boat for the season. As September begins, more and more commercial fishing vessels return to the Cordova small boat harbor to put up gear and call the 2017 commercial season finished. Photo by Cinthia Gibbens-Stimson/The Cordova Times Want more photos from around Cordova? Click here to view...

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