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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.

Junior high hoopers finish season strong

Cordova Junior High squads finished the season strong, performing well in the Valdez Tournament on Nov. 10-12. Cordova’s boys won three out of five...

The Man on the Moon is super

When I returned from a hike up the Ski Hill at midday on Nov. 13, I was bit surprised to see the grandkids’ mini-playground...

Cordova Chronicles: The Mayflower, the Speedwell, and the Lady Simpson

Thanksgiving time is here, and we all know stories about the Mayflower, Pilgrims, Indians, corn, and turkeys. And we have much for which to...

Cordova Junior High players do well on challenging road trip

The Cordova Junior High basketball teams played well on a three-day road trip to Seward and Anchorage. The girls team won four out of...

Cordova Chronicles: A trip back to the future

Election Day 2016   It’s 6 a.m.  Over the noise of rain pounding on our metal roof, I heard rattling in the kitchen.  My wife...

Cordova Chronicles: A toast to duck hunters’ wives

It’s been a strange year for duck hunting. The mystic Northern Birds never did show up, at least not out on the Copper River...

Cordova Chronicles: This Belle continues to ring

Probably few Cordovans notice a large bronze bell mounted near the edge of the Civic Center’s upper parking area.  Youngsters, including my grandkids, never...

Cordova junior high boys extend win streak to six

The Cordova Junior High boys basketball team remains undefeated, rattling off a pair of wins against Valdez here on October 21-22 to stand at...

Cordova High junior basketball team faces Valdez at home

The red hot Cordova High School junior high boys meet Valdez here today, Oct. 21, and tomorrow, Oct. 22, in their final home games...

Zach Hamberger Wins State 2A cross-country championship

Cordova High School senior Zach Hamberger became the first Cordova runner ever to win a state title in cross country, posting a 16:38 time...

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