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Alaska receives $3.8M in Tribal transit grants

The U.S. Department of Transportations’ Federal Transit Administration announced $7.7 million in Tribal Transit Program grant awards Nov. 17.

Farewell to Sen. Kerttula, a good friend of Cordova

A child of the Great Depression who rose to become the Speaker of the House and later president of the Senate in the Alaska Legislature, Jalmar Kerttula had a passion for his adopted state, and a special place in his heart for Cordova.

Letters of gratitude

2020 has been a challenging year. In the spirit of the season, we invited readers to submit letters of thanks to members of the community. Thank you for sharing your words of kindness.

Quarantine Dreams, Bob Ross month, free local COVID testing

It's the final days of "Have a Happy Little" Bob Ross month at Cordova Museum. Plus deadline for "Quarantine Dreams" art show is Monday.

Letter to the Editor: It’s time for Republicans to acknowledge Biden...

With more than 30 failed legal challenges to the results of the Nov. 3 presidential election, it's past time for Republican leaders to acknowledge Joe Biden as president-elect, writes Nancy Bird.

Pandemic continues to impact employment numbers

State labor officials say the October job count dropped 8.8 percent from last October, a loss of 28,900 jobs, due to the novel coronavirus pandemic sweeping the nation and the world.

Additional COVID-19 case identified

“This is a delicate and important moment in our community’s COVID-19 trajectory,” city officials stated. “With the Thanksgiving holiday approaching, it is paramount that every individual does their best to keep their social bubbles small and minimize personal exposure. Social distance remains our most effective tool in the fight against COVID-19. Use it.”

Copper River project wins USDA award

A project of the Cordova Ranger District Copper River Watershed Enhancement Partnership has won the Chugach National Forest 2020 Chief’s Award for its work to identify and replace under-sized culverts in the Copper River watershed.

Murkowski: It’s time to begin transition process

Sen. Lisa Murkowski says that in the aftermath of the national election of Nov. 3 it is now time to begin and full and formal transition process.

Cordova police will strengthen drug enforcement

The Cordova Police Department will step up its drug policing with traffic stops and use of a detection dog, interim Police Chief Nate Taylor said.