CORDOVA, Alaska — Several months after its sale, the Cordova Times newspaper, according to locals, is thriving.
Last year it was one of several publications that Calista, an Alaska native corporation, decided to shed from its portfolio of assets. The local news business was "not supportive of the company's long-term financial interests," a press release read at the time.
A lot of people in small Alaska towns like Cordova wondered where they'd get their fix of local stories, photos, and gossip.
The Cordova Times, which dates back to 1906, appeared doomed following the sale, but it’s now printing once a week and is read by most people in town.
“We did miss it the time that it wasn’t available,” said Lisa Brost, who stopped by the one-desk Cordova Times newsroom last week to pick up a few back-issues.