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Saturday, December 16, 2017

Cordova Chronicles: Boxes: A Big Part of Cordova’s 4th of July

Cordova’s recently completed Fourth of July celebration was a big success.  The Kelp Box races, revived through the efforts of Kelly Weaverling and many others, drew...

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: Welcome to Cordova International Airport

Anyone who has lived in Cordova very long knows it is wise to check the arrival time of flights before heading out to the...

Cordova Chronicles: Time marches on

One of Main Street’s iconic signs is gone. A few days after Cordova’s popular Fourth of July kelp box races finished in front of Wells Fargo bank, orange...
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: Lessons from Odiak Slough

Our house is located on Odiak Slough, across from the Cordova Rose Lodge.  A couple weeks ago, I glanced out our dining room picture...

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...
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...

Cordova Chronicles: A dynamite duck pond

Looking back, it is hard to believe that less than a year after the 1963 fire wiped out much of downtown Cordova, the Good...

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 ...

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