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Thursday, July 19, 2018

Cordova Chronicles: The ball kept rolling

The famous Cordova Volunteer Fire Department’s Annual New Year’s Eve Ball was featured in the December 29, 2017 Cordova Chronicles. Like many local events,...

Cordova Chronicles: The biggest explosion in Cordova history, Part 2

On Nov. 29, 1947, Jimmy LaGasa and Johnny Kulper left Cordova on what The Cordova Times described as “pleasure jaunt”.Undoubtedly, they had checked the...

Cordova Chronicles: Say a ‘Hail Mary’ for hatcheries

Now is the time of year when Cordova’s fishing fleet sits idle.In the harbor, vessels of a flotilla that drives the local economy move...

Cordova Chronicles: Going, going, gone!

Baseball is an American institution, and right here in Cordova, Alaska, USA, one of the first sights newcomers pass when approaching the heart of...

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...

Cordova Chronicles: No ice breakup for Texans

This year’s Nenana Ice Classic totaled $225,000 and had 35 winners. Alaska’s oldest guessing game was born, as many other gambling schemes, of a...
Main Street Cordova in the early 1950s. Notice the lamppost in front of the Cordova Commercial, which is the first building on the left. Photo courtesy of the Cordova Historical Society

Cordova Chronicles: Fireman’s Ball got hotter when the lights came on

Another New Year is here, ushered in with fanfare all around the world. It seems like big New York-style countdowns now span the globe;...

Cordova Chronicles: Tales of an outhouse on the move and an Oregon State victory

Part of the magic of sports is the anticipation of a dramatic finish.In basketball, we hope for a tie or one bucket margin in...

Cordova Chronicles: Requiem for a sourdough

Sourdough pancakes have always been a key part of Alaska history. Indeed, fortune seekers who raced north in search of gold in the late...

Cordova Chronicles: Get your red-hot doggies

Baseball season is upon us, and what would a trip to the ball park be without a hot dog?  From the tiny concessions stand...




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