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Tag: Iceworm Festival

Cordova celebrates a chilly Iceworm Festival  

Cordovans gathered on Saturday, Feb. 3 to celebrate the culmination of another jubilant Iceworm Festival. The 64th annual Iceworm parade began at 1 p.m....

Iceworm history 

An annual mid-winter tradition since 1961, the Iceworm Festival is a one-of-a-kind celebration for a unique Alaskan town. Here’s how it all started:  A couple...

‘Nothing like being four beers deep and full of endorphins’  

Runners compete in a frosty 2024 Beer Mile  Participants in the Beer Mile competed this past Saturday, Jan. 27 for the title of champion in...

Happy Iceworm Cordova! 

By the Iceworm Committee  The 2024 Iceworm Festival “Pre-Ice-Storic” goes through the end of the day on Saturday, Feb. 3. We hope you’re feeling the...

Egg Hatch 

The egg hatch was a fun feature of the Iceworm Festival beginning in 1966, when the first “egg” was frozen and displayed in a...

All in a day’s work

Steve Leppert, pastor for Cordova Church of the Nazarene, packs up after a church rummage sale held at the Salvation Army’s First Street facility. Leppert was voted citizen of the year for 2022 during this year’s Cordova Iceworm Festival. Photo by Zachary Snowdon Smith/for The Cordova Times

Ahoy, Iceworm! Events and activities taking shape for Iceworm Festival

T-minus eight days until the Iceworm Festival kicks off Saturday, Jan. 29, with the theme Ahoy, Iceworm! This year, Treasure Chest tickets will be done through an online platform, and anyone in the state of Alaska can purchase them from wherever they are. The first prize is two roundtrip Alaska Airlines Tickets anywhere they fly with no black-out dates!

Around Town: ‘Screenagers’, Ahoy Iceworm, Round Up at the Register

This year’s Iceworm Festival “Ahoy Iceworm”, will begin Saturday, Jan. 29, and end with an annual firework display 8 p.m. Feb. 5. Be sure to pick up a copy of The Cordova Times Jan. 28 edition for the printed schedule!

New book introduces 21st century Alaska Native children

In many ways, Aaliyah Tiedeman is a typical young girl growing up in a coastal Alaska fishing town, with a passion for subsistence hunting...

Chocolate ice worm is a hit

Bruce and Shirley Cain and their youngest son Isaac arrived in town this past weekend from Valdez aboard the Aurora for the Ice Worm...