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Saturday, February 24, 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.

Cordova Chronicles: Cordova ranked Alaska’s safest city

Based on a report by the FBI, Cordova is Alaska’s safest city. Anchorage TV station KTUU announced this information on their Feb.1 statewide Evening...
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Lady Wolverines battle 3A teams at Valdez tournament

The Valdez Elks tournament has always featured tough competition, and this year’s 40th edition of the winter classic was no different. Cordova’s Lady Wolverines...
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CHS boys top Lathrop JV’s at Valdez tournament

Led by 6-3 senior Andrew Werner, the Cordova Wolverines topped the Lathrop High JV’s 64-54 in their final game of the three day Valdez...

Cordova Chronicles: In praise of snow gods and Sheridan Ski Club

On Sunday, Jan. 29, Cordovans awoke to several inches of fresh powder and clearing skies. After a brutal week of sideways rain and roaring southeast...

Cordova Chronicles: In a town of many originals, Virginia was one of a kind

Virginia Nicholoff Lacy passed away on January 16, 2017. She was 93. Virginia was born and raised in Cordova, and graduated from Cordova High...
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Panthers ambush Cordova Wolverines

Cordova’s six game Conference win streak came to end at Glennallen on Feb. 3-4.A young Panther squad that started one freshman, four sophomores, and...
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2 road games forfeited for CHS girls

A pair of Cordova High School girls conference road games scheduled against Glennallen on Feb. 3-4 were cancelled due to a combination of factors,...

Cordova Chronicles: The biggest explosion in Cordova, Part 3

While the 1947 blast at Alaganik was a surprise that few witnessed, in 1963 many on-lookers were on hand to see a large, planned...
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Long road trip tests Lady Wolverines

Taking the court with only seven players game after game has to be a challenge.Tossing in a lengthy road trip has to make it...
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CHS boys sweep Nenana in conference matchup

The Cordova Wolverines remain undefeated in 2A Interior Conference play after topping Nenana 52-42 and 43-41 at Nenana on January 27-28.  The pair of...