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Friday, December 15, 2017

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: It’s all in the letters

A couple weeks ago my fishing partner Randy Bruce and I headed out to Strawberry in search of halibut.  The big flat fish have...

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: 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...
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...
With the ingenious use of a cordless drill, Drew Lindow checks the ice thickness at Sheridan. It was less than two inches, so there was no skating that day. Photo by Dick Shellhorn/For The Cordova Times

Cordova Chronicles: Skaters and glaciers are on the move

The ice skating season is here. Starting on Sunday, Nov. 11, more and more locals were seen venturing out onto nearby Eyak Lake, after...

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...

Cordova Chronicles: Santa brings local basketball fans an early treat

Santa is arriving early this year, by ferry of all things, bearing a special treat for local basketball fans.The Valdez Buccaneers will be here...

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...

Cordova Chronicles: News of the world with your morning coffee

Thanks to online news, the plop of a daily paper landing on the front porch is pretty much a thing of the past, but...

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