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Village atmosphere at St. Herman’s Seminary
Villages – clusters of people bound by strands of blood, common history and language, a mutual struggle for survival and a shared interest in their children and the beliefs that answer the questions of the soul. Most of the students and their families at St. Herman’s Seminary come from villages o...
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Does changeless God fit with changing world?
"Let nothing disturb you; let nothing frighten you. All things are passing; God never changes. Patient endurance attains all things. Alone God suffices." This wonderful prayer of St. Teresa of Avila has always been especially comforting to me -- the idea that everything passes (yes, even the good...
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PREP PICKS: Chugiak, West battle for supremacy
Alaska’s final high school football game of the season will take place Saturday at West Anchorage High School. And it’s only fitting that the West Anchorage Eagles will take part in the game. I’m sure the good folks at the Alaska School Activities Association didn’t plan it that way. West will ta...
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AMAZING NATURE: Ghost Shrimp not the only Boohoo
When walking the neighborhood I see scary pumpkin faces, hedges covered in spider webs and in one front yard is a dragon that beats its wings and scares my dog into barking at it every time we walk by. Halloween time brings to mind topics like vampire squids or skeleton shrimp. However, on my min...
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Former mayor leaves legacy of community involvement
Phone calls and emails poured into the Kodiak Daily Mirror’s office mourning the passage of Kodiak fixture Walter Johnson. Johnson died Oct. 7. Johnson not only served one term as city mayor for Kodiak, but was instrumental in the start of public radio station KMXT and the initial development of ...
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Turkish prof looks at local parasites
A professor from Turkey studying the link between parasites in fish around the world spent the last six months in Kodiak studying organisms in rockfish, pollock and cod. Mehmet Cemal Oguz, a tenure-track professor at Ataturk University and visiting professor at Brigham Young University in Utah, b...
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Work Group talks bycatch after NPFMC meeting
The Kodiak Fisheries Work Group heard about the Gulf of Alaska trawl bycatch management discussions after the North Pacific Fishery Management Council meeting earlier this month. At the October NPFMC meeting, a new alternative on top of the existing three was introduced by the state of Alaska. Th...
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GUEST OPINION: Downtown committee still at work
The Kodiak Downtown Revitalization Committee continues to meet and do excellent work. I would like to update the public on the work we have accomplished, the tasks being worked on, and to thank those who stepped forward to volunteer their time on this committee. In 2013, at a city council meeting...
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