The Cordova Times ownership proposals due May 1

Editions of The Cordova Times newspapers rest on a table in the paper's office on Main Street in Cordova on Monday, Nov. 19, 2018. Photo by Emily Mesner for The Cordova Times

Proposals to be considered for ownership of The Cordova Times are due to Native Village of Eyak by May 1.

At a Tuesday, Feb. 15, NVE Tribal Council meeting, councilmembers addressed the Tribe’s desire to find a new owner for The Cordova Times.

No formal action was taken, but Council laid out a timeline for considering potential owners. The Tribe announced earlier this month that it intends to give the newspaper to a qualified candidate. The selection process will occur during the month of May and council hopes to decide by June 1.

“It is an award-winning newspaper and has a steady and dedicated readership,” Council vice chair Sylvia Lange said earlier this month. “This is an opportune time for someone with ink in their veins to take on a wonderful flagship paper, work with a great staff, and call it their own. I dearly hope we can accomplish that.”

Interested parties should contact NVE Deputy Director Brooke Mallory for more information at [email protected].


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