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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...
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...

Cordova Chronicles: A fleet of memories

Awhile back I wrote a feature about a 1932 Ford pickup that Bill Bernard had parked outside his place on Odiak Slough. The cheerful...

Cordova Chronicles: Ole Evinrude’s ice cream courtship

Duck hunting season begins on Sept. 1, and the silver salmon fishing has already shifted into high gear on the Eyak River and one...

Cordova Chronicles: It all started with a No. 2 shovel

It’s hard not to notice the mark that contractors and engineers have made on Cordova. Looming to the south are picturesque Mt. Heney and...

Cordova Chronicles: Cordova fisherman scores TKO over brown bear

Ladies and Gentlemen:  Today’s Main Event features Robert Cunningham Jr., 7 foot 1 inch 300 pounder, of Cordova, versus  Ursus Arctos, a 350 pound 4 foot ...

Cordova Chronicles: Some Things Never Change – Or Do They?

Lets face it.  It goes without saying that local, state, and federal agencies are prime targets of small town criticism.  Folks who entered their...

Cordova Chronicles: That buzzing sound you hear isn’t giant mosquitoes

By now, most of us have some familiarity with drones. Why, a small four-bladed model could be seen and heard buzzing above the start...

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