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Tuesday, July 17, 2018

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: Peace on Earth, at least in Cordova

Another holiday season has passed, and we were blessed with not only a seven-day stretch of incredibly blue-skied Christmas vacation weather, but also a...

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...

Cordova Chronicles: Elements and vessels damage Cordova marine facilities

Winds, tides, ice and even a few vessels have not been kind to Cordova’s marine facilities this past year. Fortunately, no one has been...
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: 110 Fourth of July celebrations, Cordova Style

Another Fourth of July, Cordova Style, is here. Our fair city was incorporated on July 8, 1909, just four days after the first official...

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...
At Mile 19.5 traffic cones surrounds a large hole caused by a collapsed culvert. Perhaps a Christmas tree with a red light atop, rather than alder, should have been stuck in the ho-ho-hole. Photo by Dick Shellhorn/The Cordova Times

Cordova Chronicles: Copper River Highway culverts face furry adversary

Recently a portion of a culvert at 21.5 Mile on the Copper River Highway collapsed, causing a hole in the middle of the gravel...

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...

Tales of adventure by local author Dick Shellhorn

“Balls and Stripes: A Life Time of Sports Adventures”, a new book by Cordova’s Dick Shellhorn, gets its title from his many experiences playing,...




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