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Cordova hires new Director of Public Works

Cordova's new Director of Public Works, Rich Rogers, says it's the history, and the fish, that attracted him to Cordova. Rogers who also holds the title of City Engineer, the city's first certified Professional Engineer (PE), arrived on the job on March 25. "I first learned of Cordova from a fishing buddy at Fort Greely," said Rogers. "His father was an engineer and worked on repairs to the Million Dollar Bridge after the '64 earthquake.
 
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Community

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A newfangled idea, designed to get the most learning done

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News

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Cordova takes center court

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