Join in the Great Cordova Mushroom Hunt!

By the Cordova Chamber of CommerceMushrooms are in bloom across Southcentral Alaska, and we need your help documenting them! Participate in the Great Cordova...

Lankard will deliver keynote address at 2022 Local Seafood Summit

Social change activist and Native rights leader Dune Lankard, of Cordova, will deliver the keynote address on Oct. 2, during the fourth annual Local...

Celebrating the wild forage and harvest

By The Cordova Chamber of CommerceHave you heard about this year’s 2022 Fungus Festival Highliner Event? Introducing the Wild Harvest Tasting Party! Join us...

Be a fun-guy (or girl) and celebrate the Cordova Fungus Festival

The beloved 16th annual Cordova Fungus Festival, happening September 9 - 11, will include many activities, talks and a tasting party this year.The hybrid...

Cordova VFW Post #10032 salutes veterans

Members of Cordova’s Veterans of Foreign Wars Post #10032 and community volunteers turned out in the pouring rain on Memorial Day, Monday, May 31, to honor the memory of local veterans now in their final resting place, with American flags at each gravesite.
From front: Madi and Kadee Goss fish near the Michael Dean Banta Bridge during the Ed Zeine Kids Fishing Derby. (Sept. 7, 2019) Photo by Zachary Snowdon Smith/The Cordova Times

Junior fishing derby draws more kids than fish

Following a rash of bear sightings, the 2018 Kids Fishing Derby drew only 15 participants. This year’s derby, with better advertising and fewer bears, registered an unprecedented 64 kids, organizers said.
Fungus Festival arts and crafts. The event, scheduled for Aug. 29-Sept. 1, will feature a variety of activities. Photo courtesy Cordova Chamber of Commerce

11 artistic ways to explore the world of fish, forest, fungus

While Cordova’s fishing fleet is out gathering nets full of Copper River and Prince William Sound salmon, its land-based foragers are hunting wild berries, yellow-footed chanterelles...
The 13th annual Fungus Festival will take place from Aug. 30-Sept. 2. The event will showcase gourmet cooking from area, raising funds to support environmental sustainability efforts. Photo courtesy Cordova Chamber of Commerce

Fungus among us: register for Fungus Festival now

The fireweed is bloomed out, berries crowd bushes, salmon are spawning, and the mushrooms are popping up to say hello. It’s August in Cordova and it’s...
Linguist Guillaume Leduey delivers an Eyak language lesson. This lesson was part of Eyak Culture Camp activities on Saturday, Aug. 3, 2019. Photo by Zachary Snowdon Smith/The Cordova Times

Reviving the Eyak language with fun and games

“I have never wanted to teach Eyak the way I was taught Latin,” linguist Guillaume Leduey said. "It always has to be fun — that’s been my motive for all these years… You learn faster when you play.”
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