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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. 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.

Cordova Chronicles: There’s a Cordova connection to Oregon State’s Rose Bowl team

One of the highlights of the New Year’s weekend is college football. All those great Bowl games to watch, cheering for your favorite team....

CHS boys start season with high hopes

The Cordova Wolverines finished third at State in their first year at the 2A level, and despite the loss of four starting seniors, are...

Young Lady Wolverines begin new season

Cordova’s Lady Wolverines made it to the State tournament in their first season of 2A competition last year, and will start the new season...

Gialopsos finishes third at state wrestling tournament

Cordova’s Stelios Gialopsos finished third at the 1A/2A/3A State Championships in Anchorage Dec. 15-17.  Wrestling in the heavyweight division of 220 pounds and above,...

Five wrestlers advance to state

Cordova High’s wrestling squad did well at Regionals in Anchorage on Dec. 8-10.   Five of Coach Ron Horton’s grapplers will be heading back...

CHS volleyball finishes 4th at state

Cordova’s volleyball squad finished fourth at the 2A State tournament in Anchorage on Dec. 8-10.CHS, the defending State 2A champs, fell to Kenny Lake...

Cordova Chronicles: Throne room upgrade underway

The scenic Power Creek Road is a popular byway for walkers, joggers, bikers, and folks out for a drive. Skater’s Cabin, a landmark at...

Christmas traditions: Tree hunts and Christmas morning breakfasts

Much of the Christmas celebration is about traditions, and after 71 years of Yuletide Joy here in Cordova, we have quite a few.For example,...

Cordova volleyball squad advances to state

Cordova’s volleyball team played their first game in the 2A State tournament on Dec. 8.CHS, the defending state champions, faced Kenny Lake in a...

Cordova Chronicles: Old CVFD truck gets new life

Driving past the clear-cut area near the Mudhole Smith Airport a couple weeks ago, something lime green amidst all the fallen trees above the...

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