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Misty Dawn meets her rescuer 32 years after
On a clear, windy day in September, 1983, the Parks 15 rolled over at Cape Ugat near the village of Larsen Bay. The skipper, Archie Densmore, 50, died, but his daughter, Wendy Densmore, his niece Melanie Densmore and granddaughter, 3-year-old Misty Dawn Densmore, survived. People all over the cou...
Apr 02, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 28 28 recommendations | email to a friend
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Minister recounts path out of occult
Rob Radosti heard that Anton LaVey, author of “The Satanic Bible,” cried out to God on his death bed. Radosti has no way of verifying that story, but he can vouch for his own experience of crying out the name of Jesus, a name he had hated and avoided. Sharing his story with the people of Kodiak C...
Mar 27, 2015 | 1 1 comments | 32 32 recommendations | email to a friend
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Tapestry: The 1964 tsunami – Remembered with amusement, experienced with terror
There’s nothing funny about a tidal wave, or any disaster, for that matter. But often times, when the catastrophe is separated from the present by the non-penetrable barrier of time, people can see humor in the details of misfortune. When Neil Sargent and his wife, the late June Sargent, reflecte...
Mar 20, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 37 37 recommendations | email to a friend
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Local faith leaders on ‘why’ of Jesus’ death
Our post-Christian culture may be trading Bible stories for vampire and “Hunger Games” tales. It may be more attuned to Lady Gaga and Justin Bieber than Moses and John the Baptist and care more about being politically correct than going to Heaven and avoiding Hell. But even with biblical ignoranc...
Mar 13, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 38 38 recommendations | email to a friend
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Tapestry: A bear encounter among the petroglyphs
I really wanted to climb that mountain. The path was worn and the brush stubby enough to allow me to gauge my surroundings. The plateau at the top would provide a stunning view of Alitak Bay. I had spent the day visiting and interviewing Woody Knebel, the superintendent at Ocean Beauty Alitak Can...
Mar 06, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 34 34 recommendations | email to a friend
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Discussion of Islam to kick off Lenten lectures
The purpose of Lent is to engage in enhanced spiritual struggle against “sin in our own lives,” said Deacon Irenaios Anderson, academic dean and church history professor at St. Herman’s Seminary. It involves a type of martyrdom, a dying to self. “There have been some people in Christian history, ...
Feb 27, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 34 34 recommendations | email to a friend
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TAPESTRY: ‘Dusk’ of an old era, ‘Dawn’ of a new
Kudos to Al Burch for receiving the Walter J. and Ermalee Hickel Lifetime Achievement Award from the Alaska SeaLife Center in Seward. The award is given to individuals who have made “exceptional contributions to the management of Alaska’s coastal and ocean resources,” says a press release from th...
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Abba Father has unique location and ministry
Located in the heart of downtown Kodiak across from the boat harbor, Abba Father Christian Fellowship is on the periphery of the more established neighborhood churches. Many of the people who walk through its doors are transients: fishermen passing through, Coastguardsmen on cutters or patrols on...
Feb 13, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 31 31 recommendations | email to a friend
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