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Unemployment rate drops in Valdez-Cordova Census Area

Updates from the Alaska Department of Labor and Workforce Development show that unemployment rates in the Valdez-Cordova Census Area decline from 8.2% Dec. 21, 2020 to 7.8% as of Dec. 20, 2021.

Cordova Chamber wins travel promotion grant

The Cordova Chamber of Commerce has been awarded a $376,000 grant to help promote safe travel to the community in the wake of the pandemic.

Law & Order: May 10-23

The following incidents were reported to the Cordova Police Department between 5-10-19 thru 5-23-19.

New weather buoys anchored in Port Valdez

A new weather buoy has been anchored at Port Valdez to collect data to improve understanding of the meteorological and physical oceanographic environment at the Alyeska Pipeline Service Company Valdez Marine Terminal and Valdez Duck Flats.

New bear-resistant dumpster lids arriving in Cordova

Bear-resistant lids for city dumpsters have arrived at the Cordova refuse facility.

Palmer man was trapped in PWS crash

A Palmer, Alaska, passenger aboard a Cessna A185F Skywagon that crashed in the area of Cascade Bay, southwest of Valdez, on May 21, was trapped inside the overturned aircraft, and efforts to revive him failed, according to a report from Alaska State Troopers.

1 dead, 2 rescued in PWS plane crash

Rescuers from the Coast Guard, Alaska Air National Guard and good Samaritans responded to a downed aircraft with three people on board in Prince William Sound in the area of Cascade Bay, 20 miles southwest of Valdez today, Tuesday, May 21.

PWSRCAC elects Archibald president

Board members of the Prince William Sound Regional Citizens Advisory Council have elected city of Homer representative Robert Archibald as president, and former president Amanda Bauer, representative for the city of Valdez, as vice president.

Commentary: Death by one cut

By Jeremy O'Neil For The Cordova Times Valdez knows disasters. The entire town site was condemned and painstakingly relocated to its present site after the 1964...

AMHS, PFD are main topics at town hall meeting

Not long after the town hall started, Rep. Louise Stutes, R-Kodiak, proudly held an “I Believe in Ferries” bumper sticker as Sen. Gary Stevens,...