Library and Friends Dedicate Garden
Aug. 24 was one of the many stormy, rainy days Cordova experienced this year, but thatdidn’t stop the...
Always, always give a book as a gift!
As the holidays approach, remember that giving the gift of a book can inspire others' hope and imagination, writes Cathy Sherman.
Museum Memories: Cordova’s WWII airfield
By the end of the 1930s, there were over 100 airfields in Alaska but only four adequate for modern aircraft. The Civil Aeronautics Act created an authority to regulate air traffic and in 1940 as World War II raged in Europe, Congress seriously considered its Alaskan defenses.
Museum Memories: Grit and determination
In the early 1940s, Cordova was experiencing growing pains. Luckily, Cordova built a strong foundation on the backs of gritty individuals with convictions determined to maintain a vibrant place in the history of Alaska.
Museum Memories: An act of civil disobedience
In 1993, fishermen blockaded Valdez Narrows, holding up 25 percent of the nation's domestic oil supply for three days.
Museum Memories: Memories of Copper Days gone by
A photo from the Cordova Historical Society archives gives us a glimpse of a Copper Day celebrated many decades ago.
At Your Library: Become a friend of the library
If you're looking for a new year's resolution, joining the Cordova Public Library Friends group would be a good place to start, writes Cathy Sherman.
Museum Memories: Building the Million Dollar Bridge
Construction and operation of the Copper River and Northwestern Railway meant good work for many men, writes Cathy Sherman.
At Your Library: Books for all ages — hot off the press
A variety of new books have arrived at Cordova Public Library.
Museum Memories: The younger years of the CoHo
The demolition of the Cordova Hotel and Bar got Cathy Sherman looking through the archives for photos of the building.