While the road survived, it is definite need of considerable repair. In several places, including sharp curves, the outer banks have eroded all the way up to the white line marking the edge of the pavement.
With the tempo picking up all over town, one can tell another fishing season is right around the corner.
Spring break-up in the north arm of Eyak Lake, taken in mid-April.
Spring is in the air, with contractors for the U.S. Forest Service and a crew from the Alaska Department of Transportation are taking advantage of unusually dry weather to push ahead on projects near Eyak Lake.
On March 27 of every year, I pause to ponder the impact of the 1964 Great Alaska Earthquake on the Copper River Delta. Prior to the 9-foot uplift caused by that 9.2 magnitude event, much of the Delta was a broad intertidal plain.
How many chairlifts would you guess there are in the United States? Well, Peter Landsman, a lift supervisor at Jackson Hole Mountain Resort, in Wyoming, recently completed a 22-year quest to ride, photograph, and document every one of them. While discovering the magic number was 2,381, the one he tagged as most challenging to document is right out our backdoor.
Cordovans are famous for their generous help to those in need. A recent PBS TV News Special Report described another group of small-town people that are doing something special for those devastated by unforeseen events.
Recently CHS Boys Basketball Coach Jakes Borst found time to wrap up a challenging season for his Wolverine squad. “I'm glad to have this first season in the books,” he said. “This basketball season came with a lot of ups and downs. It was a long-awaited return of an actual season after a year and a half absence.”
Cordova’s Lady Wolverines finish the season on a high note, winning two and losing two at the Interior Conference Playoffs on March 10-12 in Tok.
Cordova’s basketball season ended at Conference Playoffs on March 10-12 in Tok. The CHS boys, seeded No. 3, lost to Effie Kokrine 50-34 in the first round on March 10, topped SuValley 61-53 in round 2 on March 11, and were eliminated by Tok 55-39 in the third round.