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Wednesday, June 28, 2017

Dick Shellhorn

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Dick Shellhorn, author, reporter, ref and grandpa, can be reached at shorn@gci.net. Shellhorn was born and raised in Cordova, Alaska, and has lived there his entire life. Shellhorn has been writing sports stories for the Cordova Times for over 40 years. In his Cordova Chronicles features, he writes about the history and characters of this Alaska town.

Cordova Chronicles: These Are a Few of My Favorite New Things

Have you ever sat down on a rainy day to ponder some of the unique inventions that have impacted the way you do things? ...

Cordova Chronicles: If Wheels Could Talk

A few weeks ago I was driving out Whitshed Road, trying to watch the speedometer to make sure I wasn’t breaking any speed limits....

Cordova Chronicles: Let’s Hear Cheers for Dandelions

Spring is here.  It must be.  Dandelions are popping up everywhere.  Folks driving Whitshed Road along Odiak Slough comment about the grass and flowers...

Cordova Chronicles: It’s all in the letters

A couple weeks ago my fishing partner Randy Bruce and I headed out to Strawberry in search of halibut.  The big flat fish have...

Only in Cordova – again

Spring is in the air, and I was down at North Star Lumber picking up some materials to repair another winter’s assault on our...

T-Craft Tales: A book worth reading

Cordova’s Gayle Ranney has written a book titled “T-Craft Tales”.  It’s about flying small planes in Alaska, and much more. After a 40-year career...

Cordova Chronicles: Year 63 of the KLAM

Saturday, April 9, was a bright and sunny day. Folks headed to town along Whitshed road had a lovely view of our fair city,...

Boerger’s Grizzlies capture State 3A Crown

Grace Christian, a Cordova High School rival for several years when Cordova was in the 3A South-central Conference, won the State 3A title in...

Mary Behymer: One in a million

Mary Behymer passed away at her home in Cordova on 29 March 2017.  She was 100 years old.Mary was born on the plains of...

Wolverines basketball team’s state hopes dashed

A pair of sharpshooting teams from the Northwest Conference dashed Cordova’s hopes at this year’s 2A State Tournament in Anchorage on March 16-18.Legendary Unalakleet...