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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: 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...

Crushing every other can saves space

The city of Cordova, in conjunction with the Copper River Watershed Project and responsible residents, is trying hard to reduce, re-use and recycle as...

Good Friday earthquake devastated Copper River Highway

The 1964 Good Friday earthquake struck the Prince William Sound Region on March 27th.  This magnitude 9.2 earthquake wrought major changes in the physical...

At Your Library: Good reads about bad things

Recently we marked two tragic events that affected are community, and while reading about them isn’t always the most pleasurable read, it still provides...

A look back at Exxon Valdez, 28 years later

Twenty-eight years ago, the spring dawned bright for Cordova but once again, tragedy was about to strike our working fishing community. Focused marketing had...

At Your Library: Mark your calendars

Your library has a lot of wonderful events planned for the month of April.Mark these events on your calendar now. Win a Bunny Basket Full...

Museum Memories

For the first twenty miles the Copper River and Northwestern Railway route followed old Eyak trails from the lake to Alaganic. Plenty of gravel...

Always a fresh read on the shelves at the library

The staff at the Cordova Public Library works to keep books moving through so you can find new reads any time you want! Stop...