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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: 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: In praise of snow gods and Sheridan Ski Club

On Sunday, Jan. 29, Cordovans awoke to several inches of fresh powder and clearing skies. After a brutal week of sideways rain and roaring southeast...

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: 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: 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: 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: 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: 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: There’s a Cordova connection to Oregon State’s Rose Bowl team

One of the highlights of the New Year’s weekend is college football. All those great Bowl games to watch, cheering for your favorite team....

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