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Sunday, January 21, 2018

Dick Shellhorn

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. He 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. Alaska Press Club awarded Shellhorn first place for Best Humor column in 2016.

CHS volleyball team finishes 5th at districts

The Cordova Volleyball team finished fifth in the Borealis Conference playoffs at SuValley on Nov. 16-18.The CHS girls defeated Ninilchik in the opening...

Conference volleyball playoffs underway

The 2A Borealis Conference Volleyball playoffs began Nov. 16 at Su Valley High School near Wasilla. The double-elimination tournament will last three days.Cordova entered...

What goes around comes around

Sports often generate stories of overcoming adversity to achieve success. Sometimes there’s a pivotal moment that makes the difference, as an article in the...
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Junior high cagers wrap up season in Valdez

Cordova’s junior high basketball teams finished their season with three days of action in the Valdez Invitational on Nov. 9-11.The Cordova girls topped Grace...
FNBA Branch Manager Cully Wooden and costumed Nicole Pallas look on as Mime Stacie Chappell expresses her Halloween delight at a new Main Street time and temperature clock. Photo by Dick Shellhorn/The Cordova Times

Cordova Chronicles: A Halloween treat for Cordovans of all ages

Time marches on, and once again Cordovans will be able to see its progress.In a Halloween treat for everyone, on Oct. 31 First National...

CHS tops CIA in Volleyball

The Cordova High volleyball team swept Cook Inlet Academy here on Nov. 3 and 4, winning Friday in five matches and on Saturday in...

Volleyball and junior high basketball on tap

Local sports fan are in for a big weekend, as both the Cordova High School volleyball teams and junior high basketball squads will be...
An unsigned Ron Cey Bat, Dodger warning track dirt, my favorite mitt from Cordova sandlot ball, and a restructured Fernando Valenzuela statue provide LA with World Series mojo. Photo by Dick Shellhorn/The Cordova Times

Cordova Chronicles: It’s World Series Time

Baseball is one of America’s favorite sports, and the World Series is underway.Its importance likely depends on whether your favorite team is involved, despite...
Between haircuts, Shag’s April Horton shows what conditioner it takes to make a truck run smoothly. Photo by Dick Shellhorn/The Cordova Times

Cordova Chronicles: Barbershop Tales abound

After several weeks at the duck shack chasing waterfowl, I was long overdue for a haircut. Due to an unusually wet and warm fall,...

Cordova Chronicles: Sheridan Ski Club builds new camping cabin

Cordova’s dynamic Sheridan Ski Club is at it again. This time it’s a new trail that branches off the main area not too far...