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Sunday, December 17, 2017

Cordova Chronicles: It all started with a No. 2 shovel

It’s hard not to notice the mark that contractors and engineers have made on Cordova. Looming to the south are picturesque Mt. Heney and...

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 ...

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: 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: 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: 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: 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: 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: These Are a Few of My Favorite New Things

Have you ever sat down on a rainy day to ponder some of the unique inventions that have impacted the way you do things? ...

Cordova Chronicles: If Wheels Could Talk

A few weeks ago I was driving out Whitshed Road, trying to watch the speedometer to make sure I wasn’t breaking any speed limits....

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