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Reflecting on pilgrimage to St. Herman's hermitage
Early Saturday morning (way before I am usually awake and about), seven boats departed from the Kodiak harbor into a foggy whispery sea, beginning the physical part of a pilgrimage to the hermitage of St. Herman on Spruce Island. Say that three times. Pilgrimage to St. Herman's hermitage or Pilgr...
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City government shouldn’t act like a common bully
All citizens are entitled to honest government. Few would disagree with that unremarkable statement. But what does it mean? In my book, an “honest” government is one that recognizes that it is just as obligated to abide by the law as any of its individual citizens, and which treats those citizens...
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Burglar missed chance to steal at least 50 guns
The burglar who stole 17 guns from Wild Trader’s on Saturday had the opportunity to steal 39 more handguns in a matter of seconds, but he was racing against time. The suspect stayed in the store for only 1 minute and 34 seconds as the security alarm blared after he smashed the pawn and locksmith ...
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Shotguns, rifles stolen as string of burglaries hits Kodiak
Within hours before or after a burglar stole 17 guns from Wild Trader’s on Saturday, burglars also carted off three guns, including a shotgun, from a residence on Carroll Way in Kodiak. A day later, state troopers also responded to another home on Marmot Drive to investigate a reported burglary, ...
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MOUNTAIN VIEWS: Learning camping skills, one tent stake at a time
Sitting on the beach of Woody Island next to a big stack of camping gear, I was excited for the Girl Scouts to arrive on the seiner F/V Silver Fox. The weather and transportation plans were cooperating for our weekend camping trip! The state park campsite was vacant. I could breath a sigh of reli...
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KHS football faces tough 2015 schedule
If Kodiak High School’s football team ends with a winning record, it will be well-earned. The 2015 schedule, which gets started on Saturday in Nikiski, is loaded with quality opponents. It is a schedule that could make someone squirm, but not new coach Bill McGuire, who is embracing the challenge...
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SENIOR LIFE: Aging Mastery Program ramps up Kodiak activities
The Aging Mastery Program, which is all about making and maintaining meaningful changes in health behaviors, financial well-being and enrichment in later life, is a growing movement in Kodiak. AMP is a program of the National Council on Aging (NCOA) and is being sponsored in our community by the ...
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Alumni hit the course Friday
The Kodiak cross country team’s annual Alumni Run is Friday at Fort Abercrombie State Historical Park. The event pits Kodiak’s current stars against the school’s past stars. The girls race begins at 5 p.m., followed by the boys race at 5:45 p.m. Community runners can also join the fun to see if t...
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