39.2 F
Cordova, AK
Friday, October 20, 2017

Cordova Chronicles: His goose was cooked

Local contractor Don Sjostedt is a student of history and greatly enjoys discovering stories regarding Cordova’s past. The other day he called from his office at Eagle...

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: The biggest explosion in Cordova, Part 3

While the 1947 blast at Alaganik was a surprise that few witnessed, in 1963 many on-lookers were on hand to see a large, planned...

Cordova Chronicles: Only in Cordova

Many of the things we love about our town are so common that we take them for granted.  In actuality, they often leave visitors...

Cordova Chronicles: If you build it, they will come

We all know the saying that  “one thing leads to another”, a truism verified by something as simple as a pile of sand.   In...

Cordova Chronicles: The Culvert Gang is at it again

Cordovans startled by a sign at Mile 13 stating “Road Closed at Mile Post 20” directly below a sign reading “Road Closed at Mile...

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: The biggest explosion in Cordova history

Railroad construction and mining have always been hazardous occupations, and sometimes we overlook the fact that Cordova was born of a dangerous quest for...

Cordova Chronicles: The beavers are believers

While skepticism about global warming continues in some circles, one group has cast their vote in affirmation.“As woody shrubs move north in a warming...

Cordova Chronicles: In a town of many originals, Virginia was one of a kind

Virginia Nicholoff Lacy passed away on January 16, 2017. She was 93. Virginia was born and raised in Cordova, and graduated from Cordova High...

STAY CONNECTED

2,573FansLike
98FollowersFollow
101FollowersFollow