Sunday, July 21, 2024

Tag: safety

Dumpster diving bear killed, prompting more safety talks

At 2:30 p.m. on Aug. 8 a barrel trap, set by the Alaska Department of Fish and Game, was placed near a dumpster at...

Are there ticks in Alaska?

Veterinarians and researchers in Alaska are getting more calls these days about those small arachnid parasites known as ticks, and yes, some of them...

Cordova Gear hosts community bike rides

Join Cordova Gear for an easy/beginner group bike ride at 3 p.m. Saturday, July 14. All ages and skill levels are welcome. This is Cordova...

Wild foods draw bears to neighborhoods

Cordova has always been bear country. However, this summer they’ve been making their presence known. Wild foods draw bears close to neighborhoods, but trash and...

State dam safety engineer to speak at community forum

A dam safety meeting will be held for the public at 6 p.m. Tuesday, July 17 at North Star Theatre. Charles Cobb, dam safety engineer...

Lifeguard training begins May 25

A 24-hour lifeguard training course for the city of Cordova Parks and Recreation Department will be held May 25-27 at the Bob Korn Memorial...

Fish Factor: Commercial fishing ranks high as a dangerous job

Commercial fishing remains one of the most dangerous jobs in the nation, with a fatality rate that is 23 times higher than for all...

Young skeet shooters learn basic skills

Instructors with the Cordova Trap & Gun Club’s Youth Skeet League are offering Cordova youths ages 13-18 a second year of basic instruction in...

Cordova Prepared: Be ready if the tsunami actually comes

Go to high ground! Tsunami! Hopefully, Cordovans will not hear the sirens announcing such news — again — any time soon. However, Cordova experienced a...

Commentary: Cannabis is less harmful than alcohol or tobacco

Commetary By Billie Thomson For The Cordova Times In response to the letter to the editor opinion regarding “Would a marijuana store affect Cordova youth?”, I...