Cordova Chronicles: Get your red-hot doggies

Baseball season is upon us, and what would a trip to the ball park be without a hot dog?  From the tiny concessions stand...

Cordova Chronicles: No ice breakup for Texans

This year’s Nenana Ice Classic totaled $225,000 and had 35 winners. Alaska’s oldest guessing game was born, as many other gambling schemes, of a...

Cordova Chronicles: Requiem for a sourdough

Sourdough pancakes have always been a key part of Alaska history. Indeed, fortune seekers who raced north in search of gold in the late...

Cordova Chronicles: History under a bridge

Last week I wrote about the famous 11-mile tangent on the CR&NW Railway mentioned by Alfred O. Quinn in his book Iron Rails to...

Cordova Chronicles: History in tangents and circles

Spring cleanup is here again. A lack of snowfall this past winter means debris is already appearing. The annual Cordova Chamber of Commerce Cleanup...

Coaching legend calls it a career after 547 wins

The coach who guided the Cordova High boys to their best single-season record and established the mark for longest tenure as CHS mentor is...

Tales of adventure by local author Dick Shellhorn

“Balls and Stripes: A Life Time of Sports Adventures”, a new book by Cordova’s Dick Shellhorn, gets its title from his many experiences playing,...

Cordova Chronicles: Elements and vessels damage Cordova marine facilities

Winds, tides, ice and even a few vessels have not been kind to Cordova’s marine facilities this past year. Fortunately, no one has been...

The Readers Respond: More Blasts from the Past

 A trading post of the banks of Alaganik Slough, connected to the RR tracks by a boardwalk, plus an exposed rocky pinnacle and water...
Helmets such as this with built-in earphones are the latest innovation to enhance entrainment for skiers and snowboarders.

Cordova Chronicles: Entrainment could prove to be hazardous

One of the news reports that came from the recently completed Olympics centered on the use of music to pump up athletes, especially snowboarders...

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