Dick Shellhorn

Dick Shellhorn, author, reporter, ref and grandpa, can be reached at shorn@gci.net. Shellhorn was born and raised in Cordova, Alaska, and has lived there his entire life. He has been writing sports stories for the Cordova Times for over 40 years. In his Cordova Chronicles features, he writes about the history and characters of this Alaska town. Alaska Press Club awarded Shellhorn first place for Best Humor column in 2016 and third place in 2017.

Cordova Chronicles: The Mayor of Kiniklik

Dick Shellhorn reflects on the life of Cliff Alber, dubbed the Mayor of Kiniklik.

Centennial Celebration: A bucket of Copper Nuggets

On the 100th anniversary of CHS, here is a collection of tidbits from all those years, in very random order.

From the mouth of Babe

Dick Shellhorn paints a portrait of the oldest living Cordova grad.

Cordova Chronicles: A strange centennial graduation

History is full of contradictions, and it seems like the further back one looks, the more there are.

Wolverines basketball team earns academic award

The 2019-20 basketball season ended in disheartening manner for the CHS boys, with the 2A District playoffs in SuValley canceled late on Friday, March 13, due to the expanding coronavirus pandemic.

Cordova Chronicles: A blast from the past

For Dick Shellhorn, one of the most rewarding aspects of writing Cordova Chronicles is the unexpected responses he receives from readers.

Cordova Chronicles: Wise money indeed

Deep in the recesses of the Cordova Museum, volunteer archivist Ira Grindle spends hours poring through old files and newspapers, converting them to digital format.

Cordova Chronicles: Take me out to the ball game

In this week's Cordova Chronicles, a short foray into Dick Shellhorn's long-running love of baseball.

Cordova senior named 2A Player of Year

Christian Adams, a 6-3 Cordova Wolverine standout, was recently named Alaska 2A Player of the Year by the Alaska Association of Basketball Coaches.

Cordova Chronicles: Hunkering down, Pete Dahl-style

Cordovans know a thing or two about "hunkering down."



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