Thursday, July 18, 2024

Emily Mesner

Emily Mesner
Emily Mesner is a staff reporter and photographer for The Cordova Times. Reach her at [email protected]. Emily graduated from Central Michigan University, earning a degree in photojournalism with a cultural competency certificate. She first visited Alaska in 2016, working as a media intern for the National Park Service in Kotzebue and Denali National Park and Preserve, and has been coming back ever since. To see more photos, follow @thecordovatimes and @emilymesnerphoto on Instagram.

Teens address prom issues by hosting ‘Get Ready with Me’

Small clouds of hairspray lingered in the air as colorful shadows were on dusted eyelids amid conversations of graduation plans and career goals.

Wild Foods Feast

The Copper river Watershed Project held the Copper Basin Wild Foods Feast on Saturday, April 27.

The Rice Brothers perform at North Star Theatre

The Rice Brothers, Johnny and Chris Rice, perform at North Star Theatre at the Cordova Center on Sunday, Apirl 28, 2019.

NE19 vessel visit and Power Creek Road improvements

As the U.S. Pacific Command and Alaskan Command’s Northern Edge 2019 exercise approaches, steps to address community concerns have begun.

CHS problem solving teams rack up awards at state competition

On the heels of victory at the Community Problem Solvers state competition in Soldotna, two of Cordova’s high school teams are gearing up for...

17 years strong, 2×2 Cancer Walk supports community

Skinny white candles sat on a small table in the center of the room where, one-by-one, they were lit in honor of those who...

New SBDC kiosk installed at Chamber

Following the Alaska Small Business Development Center’s group trainings and counseling in Cordova April 16-18, a new SBDC Portal Kiosk was installed at the...

Cordova city council approves raw fish tax

An ordinance to tax harvesters 0.5 percent of the value of fish delivered in town has been approved on a 4-2 vote by the...

AMHS, PFD are main topics at town hall meeting

Not long after the town hall started, Rep. Louise Stutes, R-Kodiak, proudly held an “I Believe in Ferries” bumper sticker as Sen. Gary Stevens,...