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Seminarians inspired by spiritual renewal in Albania
Anastasios, the vibrant Greek Orthodox archbishop who helped Albania awaken from its spiritual slumber after a long, brutal reign of Communism, is calling on Orthodox believers throughout the world to embrace the missionary zeal that once defined their church. A former St. Herman’s Seminary professor and a current student at the school have heard the archbishop’s call. Dr. Jeffrey Macdonald, who taught Church hist...
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Amazing Nature: Love on the evolutionary mistletoe
Nearing Valentines Day the stores are packed with flowers, cards, red heart balloons, chocolates, and all sorts of gifts that are supposed to signal love to another. While commerce has derailed Valentines into a generel exchange of pleasantries to celebrate all sorts of love, there are profound differences between the love a mother feels towards her baby and the courtship of a potential mate. Obviously, these form...
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Capitol Report: Feb. 14
Hello again. We are almost a third of the way through this year’s legislative session and the pace of work has, as usual, been busy around the Capitol. Two items that seem to be drawing the most attention so far are the school vouchers resolution and the governor’s natural gas pipeline legislation. Education Vouchers This session, I have received a great deal of correspondence on the student vouchers resolution (S...
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Fun run, Special Olympics this weekend
The Kodiak High School track and field team is organizing a Valentines 5K Run/Walk at 10 a.m. Saturday. The race begins on Parkside Drive just outside of Fort Abercrombie State Historical Park. Registration begins at 9:30 a.m. The suggested donation is $10 for adults and $5 for kids. Special Olympics The Kodiak Special Olympic team’s winter games are Saturday. Opening ceremonies begin at 9 a.m. at East Addition Pa...
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Playbook: Feb. 14
Friday, Feb. 14 Boys basketball: Kodiak at Soldotna. C squad, 4 p.m.; junior varsity, 5:30 p.m.; varsity, 7 p.m. Girls basketball: Kodiak vs. Soldotna at Kodiak High School. C squad, 4 p.m.; junior varsity, 5:30 p.m.; varsity, 7 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 15 Boys basketball: Kodiak at Soldotna. C squad, noon; junior varsity, 1:30 p.m.; varsity, 3 p.m. Girls basketball: Kodiak vs. Soldotna at Kodiak High School. C squad, ...
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Local results: Feb. 14
City League volleyball Monday, Feb. 3  Spiked Punch 2, We Showed Up 0 (25-14, 25-21) Half-A-Step 2, Notorious D.I.G 1 (17-25, 25-18, 15-8) The Unit 2, The Pounders 1 (25-14, 23-25, 15-3) The Unite 2, Juniors 0 (25-23, 25-23) Tuesday, Feb. 4 Big Ballin 2, The Strokes 1 (25-19, 25-27, 15-12) Smoking Kills 2, The Strokes 1 (21-25, 25-12, 16-14) Smoking Kills 2, SOS 1 (18-25, 25-15, 16-14) Big Ballin 2, SOS 0 (25-12, ...
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Nanwalek tops Kodiak ESS
In a blink of an eye, Kodiak Emerging Small Schools’ 3-point first-half lead over Nanwalek turned into a 12-point deficit. The Ravens never recovered after that as the Eagles picked up an 86-51 Peninsula Conference boys basketball victory Wednesday evening at Kodiak Middle School. Behind a balanced offensive attack, ESS built a 33-30 advantage midway through the second period. That was the Ravens’ final lead of th...
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January storm does not warrant emergency state assistance
This year’s Jan. 17 rainstorm will not warrant a request for emergency state assistance, according to the Kodiak city manager. The storm caused landslides, flooded basements and overflowed sewage lines, but it’s not expected to come anywhere near the threshold of damage that would lead the city to request a state disaster declaration, according to City Manager Aimee Kniaziowski. "It would have if it had gone on, h...
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Kodiak hospice celebrates first year with sold-out fundraiser
Hospice of Kodiak celebrated its first year of service and raised more than $35,000 towards future operations at its annual dinner fundraiser Saturday night. Kodiak’s hospice is a new organization that began offering comfort and non-medical support to patients with terminal illness last year. It’s a service the community previously lacked. A little over a year after the organization’s first training, in December 2...
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NLC rankings: Kodiak boys move to the top
The Daily Mirror Northern Lights Conference basketball power rankings are a day late because of the weekday basketball games at Kodiak High School. It would be fun — and easier on me — if Kodiak could play more weekday games, but that would keep the kiddos from missing school. Which brings me to Tuesday’s matinee boys game in front of the student body. It was a great idea, but next time the school needs to make it...
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