Sunday, July 14, 2024

Happy holidays from the editorial side of The Cordova Times! 

Staff profiles, part I As we head into the new year, we wanted to re-introduce ourselves to the community and share some holiday cheer. We...

Empowering our rural communities: The vital role of media literacy

In an age where information flows between phones, radios, and satellites 24/7 and the influence of media reverberates throughout every level of society, it’s...

Celebrating Media Literacy Week with The Cordova Times

This week is U.S. Media Literacy Week. Established in 2015 by the National Association for Media Literacy Education (NAMLE) and inspired by Canada’s Media...

A new chapter

It has been six weeks since The Cordova Times was on newsstands. I am thrilled to welcome you to the first print edition since taking ownership of the paper, and I thank you for your patience during this transition period. It’s truly an honor to take on the responsibility of continuing this institution of record in Prince William Sound, and I owe great gratitude to The Native Village of Eyak for its management and care these past years, and for giving to the community of Cordova in this way. 

Editor & Publisher recognizes The Cordova Times as a news publisher that ‘Does It...

Editor & Publisher Magazine recognized The Cordova Times with an honorable mention in its March edition, 10 News Publishers That Do It Right. The national journalism industry publication said it researched the newspaper and found it to cover news that lead to “meaningful discussions” and “positive growth across Alaska.”

The Cordova Times ownership proposals due May 1

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.

The Cordova Times seeks new owner

Native Village of Eyak is looking for a new owner for The Cordova Times. The price? Free. Without a suitable candidate, the 108-year-old newspaper may cease to publish. The Tribal government in Cordova, Alaska, has owned the local weekly newspaper since April 2016.

The Cordova Times named best Alaska weekly for 2nd year running

The Alaska Press Club named The Cordova Times Alaska’s best weekly newspaper for the second year running, and recognized the paper for its coverage of the coronavirus pandemic.
The M/V Aurora departs Cordova Ferry Terminal. (Sept. 19, 2019) Photo by Zachary Snowdon Smith/The Cordova Times

The Cordova Times named Alaska’s best weekly

The Cordova Times won first place for best weekly newspaper in Alaska and 10 other honors in the Alaska Press Club’s annual awards announced Saturday, April 18.

The Cordova Times wins 7 Alaska Press Club awards

The Cordova Times team won seven awards on April 27 at this year’s Alaska Press Club banquet for work published in 2018. Staff reporter and...