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Saturday, December 16, 2017

Cordova Chronicles: All I want for Christmas is a Wonderduck

Another duck season officially ends Dec. 16. Most of the birds have already headed South from frozen sloughs and ponds on the Copper River...

Cordova Chronicles: Santa brings local basketball fans an early treat

Santa is arriving early this year, by ferry of all things, bearing a special treat for local basketball fans.The Valdez Buccaneers will be here...
With the ingenious use of a cordless drill, Drew Lindow checks the ice thickness at Sheridan. It was less than two inches, so there was no skating that day. Photo by Dick Shellhorn/For The Cordova Times

Cordova Chronicles: Skaters and glaciers are on the move

The ice skating season is here. Starting on Sunday, Nov. 11, more and more locals were seen venturing out onto nearby Eyak Lake, after...
Third-grade Rosie the Riveter twins Isabella and Victoria Nothstine flex their muscles and smiles following the program’s conclusion. Photo by Nicole Nothstine/For The Cordova Times

Cordova Chronicles: American Voices: A salute to remember

Cordova’s Musical Magician is at it again. We have been delighted by the Christmas programs and many other performances Chelsea Corrao has spearheaded throughout...
FNBA Branch Manager Cully Wooden and costumed Nicole Pallas look on as Mime Stacie Chappell expresses her Halloween delight at a new Main Street time and temperature clock. Photo by Dick Shellhorn/The Cordova Times

Cordova Chronicles: A Halloween treat for Cordovans of all ages

Time marches on, and once again Cordovans will be able to see its progress.In a Halloween treat for everyone, on Oct. 31 First National...
An unsigned Ron Cey Bat, Dodger warning track dirt, my favorite mitt from Cordova sandlot ball, and a restructured Fernando Valenzuela statue provide LA with World Series mojo. Photo by Dick Shellhorn/The Cordova Times

Cordova Chronicles: It’s World Series Time

Baseball is one of America’s favorite sports, and the World Series is underway.Its importance likely depends on whether your favorite team is involved, despite...
Between haircuts, Shag’s April Horton shows what conditioner it takes to make a truck run smoothly. Photo by Dick Shellhorn/The Cordova Times

Cordova Chronicles: Barbershop Tales abound

After several weeks at the duck shack chasing waterfowl, I was long overdue for a haircut. Due to an unusually wet and warm fall,...

Cordova Chronicles: Sheridan Ski Club builds new camping cabin

Cordova’s dynamic Sheridan Ski Club is at it again. This time it’s a new trail that branches off the main area not too far...

Cordova Chronicles: A fleet of memories

Awhile back I wrote a feature about a 1932 Ford pickup that Bill Bernard had parked outside his place on Odiak Slough. The cheerful...

Cordova Chronicles: Ole Evinrude’s ice cream courtship

Duck hunting season begins on Sept. 1, and the silver salmon fishing has already shifted into high gear on the Eyak River and one...

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