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Monday, May 22, 2017

Cathy Sherman

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Cathy Sherman is the museum director for the Cordova Historical Museum. She can be reached at ACM@cityofcordova.net.

At Your Library: End struggles over homework with your child

The Alaska State Library has a great online service to provide help to your child/student every day from noon to midnight. Powered by Tutor.com,...

Museum Memories

Things began looking up for Cordova by the spring of 1963. The Copper River Highway was on the horizon, fishing was about to start...

Post IT 2 work underway in water division

Each and every morning as Cordovans start their day they turn the faucet on and out comes clean, refreshing water. Ever think about what...

Cordova Public Library: Upon our shelves

New to our Alaskana section, 81 Days Below Zero by Brian Murphy, is the story of Leon Crane, an aviator with the Army who...

Museum Memories

The first trainload of ore from the Kennecott Mines reached Cordova on April 8, 1911, carrying 1,200 tons of high-grade copper ore with an...

Knit Lit: Cordova Public Library starting a new book club

The Cordova Public Library is pleased to announce a new adult book club starting this month. It’s been awhile since the library has itself...

Museum Memories

Asian market and herring roe on kelp, long a Native delicacy, became very lucrative as a commercial harvest. Herring kelp pounding became a unique...

At Your Library: New books look at effects of childhood trauma

The Cordova Public Library recently acquired two new books for our permanent collection that deal with the long-term effects of childhood trauma.  Here’s a...

At Your Library: What did you do during the power outage?

What did you do during the power outage?On Sunday, March 19th, Cordova experienced a planned power outage between 2 p.m. and 6 p.m. Some...

Museum Memories

By the mid 1980s, the economy of Cordova was booming again as many of the fisheries took on a new life with improved methods...