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Mike Rostad
 
Tapestry: Easter celebration is climax of most important week in history
Protestant and Catholic Christians are observing what they believe is the most important week in history. The week began with Jesus’ triumphant entrance into Jerusalem and a crowd exuberantly shouting “Hosanna, in the Highest” as they threw palm branches in His path. Several days later, on Good F...
Mar 29, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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Tapestry: Kodiak shows up for Roy Madsen’s 90th birthday
Kodiak showed up in force Saturday at the Kodiak Harbor Convention Center to wish 90-year-old Roy Madsen a happy birthday. The retired Superior Court judge, bear hunting guide and fisherman was congratulated by fishermen, pilots, honoraries of the bench, priests, enforcers of the law and even law...
Mar 22, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Tapestry: Gardner driven by a passion like Patrick's
Lively dancing, Irish toasts and pitchers of green beer will no doubt highlight many St. Patrick’s Day parties this Sunday. What often gets bypassed in these celebrations is the missionary zeal that drove the English-born lad saint dangerous territory. Kidnapped at age 16 and brought to Ireland a...
Mar 15, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Tapestry: Peregrinos made many friends in Kodiak
A friendship is just a snapshot away. In 1979, while I was a Kadiak Times reporter writing a feature on Main Elementary teacher Jim Heikes, I thought it would be a good idea to photograph him with students on the playground. In one of those shots Jim was on a swing, holding a somewhat shy-looking...
Mar 08, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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Kodiak ladies part of revival fire in the north
The Arctic tundra is ablaze with spiritual renewal, ignited by zealous women who carry a burning love for God and a desire to liberate those enslaved by addiction, abuse, guilt and a myriad of other woes. Some of the women in this spiritual movement, known as Tundra Fires, had been caught up in d...
Mar 01, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Tapestry: Emerald Isle is classroom, health store for Woodward and students
Blanketed by the subdued colors and shadows of winter, the island looks pretty drab right now. But come summer, when the mountains and meadows are carpeted in brilliant green, Kodiak Island once again lives up to its title of “the Emerald Isle of the North Pacific.” The shrubs, brush, grass and p...
Feb 22, 2013 | 1 1 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Couple finds ‘good life’ in doing God’s will amongst ‘least of these’
Married in August last year, Tom and Hailey Davis have tickets to travel to Cambodia. It’s not a deferred honeymoon or a tourist adventure, but a mission. The couple will be representing Jesus Christ in Phnom Penh’s seamy red light district where the sex trafficking industry has spiritually, phys...
Feb 15, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Tapestry: Islanders come to Sugaks’ aid on troubled voyage
It was the kind of day that Emil and Tonya Sugak had been waiting for. Calm; no sign of foul weather on the horizon. The perfect day to close up their fishing lodge in the village of Karluk and travel to their Kodiak home. Recalling the stories of elders and heeding their own sea sense, the Sugak...
Feb 08, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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