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Cordova Chronicles: Fishing is the Name of the Game

With the tempo picking up all over town, one can tell another fishing season is right around the corner. The streets and intersections are filled...

Cordova Chronicles: The Red Light Boys

Last week, I wrote about the Seward High Ponies defeating the University of Alaska by a score of 6-4 back in 1931, and explained why such a low score was possible, given the rules of basketball at that time. 

Cordova Chronicles: How the game of basketball has changed

Dick Shellhorn writes in Cordova Chronicles this week: In January 1931, the Seward Ponies defeated the University of Alaska at Seward by a final score of 6-4. I know this because my dad told me so. The Fairbanks squad had come down by railroad for the contest.

Celebrating 50 years of service refereeing for Cordova basketball

Referees Dick Shellhorn and Jerry Bendzak were honored for 50 years of service to Cordova High School basketball during the 39th Annual Tipoff Tournament....

Letter: Fond farewell to Reception Building

Very nice historically informative article by Dick Shellhorn on the Reception Building. I was born and raised in Cordova. I lived in the nearby...

Family legend: A man, a woman and a bear

May Hammett Ekemo passed away on October 29, 2018. She lived a rich, full life, and also had many an adventure along the way....

Cordova Chronicles: A Rosenthal painting is worth a thousand words

His art is defined by paintings of outdoor scenes with such depth that one feels they are three dimensional. All are based on quick...

Cordova Chronicles: A royal repair

When one thinks of warm lightweight high-tech jackets, names like North Face, Eddie Bauer, and Patagonia likely come to mind.Chances are no one has...

Shellhorn shares stories, laughter during book signing

Fans and family listened intently, often breaking into laughter, as author Dick Shellhorn shared stories and history of his time playing, coaching and broadcasting...

Around Town: Blessing of the fleet, book signing and celebration...

Celebration of life Join the Merritt family in celebrating the life of Patricia Merritt at 2:30 p.m. Friday, May 4, at the Pioneer. If you...
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