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Law & Order: June 20-26

The following is a summary of incidences that occurred or were reported to the Cordova Police Department June 20 through June 26, 2022. Defendant(s) are presumed innocent until proven guilty in a court of law. 1:00 a.m. An officer conducted a security check at a local establishment. 1:16 a.m. An...
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Clock is ticking on Cordova’s 108-year-old newspaper

Editor’s note: This story has been updated from the original version that went to print after NVE officials confirmed a contract to transfer ownership of The Cordova Times with Rachel Kallander had been signed after press time. This may be the penultimate edition of The Cordova Times. Native Village...
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Around Town: Fourth of July, Senior Salmon Day and Salmon Jam

The Cordova Chamber of Commerce announced its annual Old Time 4th of July Celebration will begin at noon Monday, July 4, at Hollis Henrichs Park. This Cordova classic will include a host of fun activities and competitions, food vendors, an Artisan Market, and live folk music. Everyone is invited to attend this free event from noon-3 p.m.
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Sugpiaq elder leads Cordova artists to make bear gut parka

Under the guidance of teacher June Pardue, a group of Native artists came together to make a traditional Sugpiaq bear gut raincoat. Chugachmiut Heritage Preservation funded the project, which is now displayed at their office in Anchorage. Chugachmiut wanted to purchase a gut parka for small museum in their office,...
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Law & Order: June 13-19

The following is a summary of incidences that occurred or were reported to the Cordova Police Department June 13 through June 19, 2022. Defendant(s) are presumed innocent until proven guilty in a court of law. 12:19 a.m. An officer reported a dog running loose on Lake Avenue. 12:34 a.m. The...
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City addresses active shooter protocol, opioid epidemic

A thought-provoking work session occurred June 15 in Cordova. The topics were not for the light of heart: “Active Shooter Preparedness” and the “Fentanyl Overdose Crisis.”. City Manager Helen Howarth began the discussion, citing Gov. Mike Dunleavy sending out a “crisis alert letter” to entities throughout the...
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Alaska’s Childs Glacier airstrip expected to be ready for pilots by August 2022

Work continues on the Childs Glacier airstrip near Cordova, Alaska, with the airstrip expected to be usable by Aug. 1, 2022. Funded by a $50,000 grant from the U.S. Forest Service, as well as a grant from the Alaska Airmen’s Association, volunteers have been busy extending the airstrip to 1,800 feet, adding 400 feet to the backcountry airstrip, as well as cutting cottonwood trees and other work.
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Cordova holds first Pride celebration

Over 100 people participated and showed their support during Cordova’s first ever Pride parade on Saturday, June 25. Pride is celebrated nationwide, during the month of June, and the rainbow flag is an icon in Pride celebrations, the colors representing the diversity of the LGBTQ community. The mood was...
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Law & Order: May 30-June 12

The following is a summary of incidences that occurred or were reported to the Cordova Police Department May 30 through June 12, 2022. Defendant(s) are presumed innocent until proven guilty in a court of law. 12:19 a.m. An officer conducted a security check at the Merle K. Mudhole Smith Airport.
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Summer BBQ, camps, fireworks, Salmon Jam and more

Father’s Day is Sunday, June 19. Juneteenth is Sunday, June 19 with a public holiday observed Monday, June 20. The Baptist Church and the Cordova Family Resource Center are teaming up to host a free Christian Active Parenting Class at noon Tuesday, June 21, at the Baptist Church. Parents of all aged children are invited. Sandwiches, chips, tea and coffee will be provided to all parents who attend.
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New digs give PWSSC competitive edge as research facility

Prince William Sound Science Center’s new facilities on five waterfront acres in Cordova, which opened on Saturday, June 4, will give the region and the state a competitive edge for important economic opportunities, says Katrina Hoffman, president and CEO of the science center. “There has never been a more...
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New science center: An investment in the future

Editor’s Note: This is the presentation Katrina Hoffman gave at the opening of the new Prince William Sound Science Center facilities to thank all who contributed to the project. What a day!. I would like to begin by acknowledging the Eyak people who have stewarded these lands for generations....
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Howarth addresses state budget, cruise visit, Texas shooting

Property taxes, Prince William Sound Regional Citizens’ Advisory Council, the state budget and shooter safety took center stage at the June 1 Cordova City Council meeting. City Manager Helen Howarth told Council she felt funds for Cordova’s South Harbor Rebuild would be safe from vetos. Gov. Mike Dunleavy said May 19 that the state budget would be passed, but he was still considering some line-item vetos.
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Opening reception, training opportunity, The Catch

The Copper River Gallery and Cordova Arts & Pageants presents COVID “Artist Relief” Grants Recipients Exhibit. In 2020, Cordova’s local Arts Council, Cordova Arts & Pageants distributed COVID Artist Relief grants to 31 Cordova artist and art groups. Opening reception is from 5-7 p.m. Friday, June 10 at the Cordova Center. Refreshments will be served.
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Future of Alaska Marine Highway System remains hot topic

Gubernatorial candidate Bill Walker and running mate Heidi Drygas were in Cordova the weekend of June 3-4 for a meet and greet with supporters and to help celebrate the opening of the new Prince William Sound Science Center. Walker and Drygas toured the new facilities with Katina Hoffman, president and...
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Cruise Ship anchors in Cordova

A 528-person capacity Hurtigruten cruise ship anchored outside Cordova Harbor on Monday, May 30. Passengers aboard the MS Roald Amundsen arrived in small groups starting at around 3 p.m. There, they were greeted by Cathy Renfeldt, executive director of the Cordova Chamber of Commerce who provided them with maps of Cordova featuring, a dining and shopping guide and a “things to do on foot” brochure. Around town, visitors could be seen wandering the streets.
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Around Town: Business networking, PWSSC ribbon cutting, summer camps

Cemetery Clean-up Volunteers are needed for the 11th Annual Bill Hansen Jr. Memorial Cemetery Clean-up from 1-3 p.m. on Thursday, June 9 and from 10 a.m.-noon on Friday, June 10 at the Pioneer Cemetery across from Nirvana Park out Power Creek Road. Contact Tiffany Beedle at Eyak Corporation at tbeedle@eyakcorp.com for details.
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Law & Order: May 23-29

The following is a summary of incidences that occurred or were reported to the Cordova Police Department May 23 through May 29, 2022. Defendant(s) are presumed innocent until proven guilty in a court of law. 12:20 a.m. An officer conducted a security check at the Merle K. Mudhole Smith Airport.
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Meaning behind the totem that flank new science center entrance

On a sunny spring morning in mid-April, Mike Webber applies a deep cedar-toned stain to finish the second of two totem poles. After months spent designing, carving and sanding, within minutes, the stain seals the wood, preparing the pole for Cordovan weather and accentuating the distinctive beak and talons of the totem’s main character, a carved eagle.
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