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Wednesday, June 20, 2018

Cathy Sherman

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

Museum Memories

In the ’20s, virtually every island in Prince William Sound that was suitable for raising foxes was under permit with the Forest Service. In...

Plan ahead for this construction season

The Cordova Planning Department is reminding residents that a building permit is required for the erection, construction, establishment, moving, alteration, enlargement, repair or conversion...
Books on table

At the Library: Best book club book choices

The Cordova Public Library has its own book club.We call it the “Knit Lit” group. It meets at 7 p.m. the last Tuesday of...

Museum Memories

Even President Warren Harding became one of Cordova’s visitors in the booming era of resource extraction. During his 1923 visit to Alaska, Harding arrived...
Books in a Library

At Your Library: New books lining the shelves

The Cordova Public Library strives to keep bestsellers and recent publications on our shelves just for our faithful readers. Check out these new books...

Museum Memories

Cordova began creating its warm, friendly image in this era celebrating holidays like the fourth of July with parades and pie-eating contests, holding dances...

At Your Library: The loss of Pat McManus and his legacy

One of the funniest outdoor writers of all time passed away this last week. Pat F. McManus was an American humor writer and columnist...
Books in a Library

At Your Library: Do you like a good mystery?

If you love a good mystery novel, you’ve probably read all the “Poirots” and the “Miss Marples”, so here’s a few gems you might...

Museum Memories: Alaskan Syndicate’s train excursion

Tourists who took the Alaskan Syndicate’s train excursion on the Copper River and Northwest Railway were treated to the awe-inspiring sight of a 300-foot...

Museum Memories

The Alaskan Syndicate completed the Copper River and Northwest Railway in 1911 and in order to transport the copper ore to the smelters, the...


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