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CVFD - First class team

One of the most amazing things about the CVFD annual banquet is the slide show that Chief Hicks puts together each year. It typically starts off heartfelt and a little sappy and crescendos with some clean department humor - the gaffes that make the hard work seem light. The amazing part is recalling not only how much Cordova's Volunteer Department does each year, but how vitally important their job is to the community.
 
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Community

Cordova Girl Scouts Travel Abroad

Last week, six Girl Scouts- four students and two adults, including troop leader Anita Smyke- returned from a month long trip abroad. Our travels took [...]

Where There's Smoke...

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Letter: General Aviation Helps Alaska's Farms and Businesses Take Off

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WINTER SPORTS - Bored? Try boarding.

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WATERWEED

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Letter: Recycling Program

With no one in the City organization to champion on behalf of the people's voice we're now committed to watching this effort become just one more aspect of our rich history

News

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