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ROCKIN' OUT: Branch into country
Rodney Atkins is an American country music artist and a singer-songwriter. He was born in Tennessee on March 28, 1969. He had his first single on the country charts in 1997. He has had a lot of popular songs and he won Top New Male Vocalist in 2006. I have chosen this country playlist because I d...
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TAPESTRY: Nymeyers packing up after 17-year ministry
The Rev. Mark and Susan Nymeyer came to Kodiak 17 years ago with six kids in tow; the youngest snuggling in her daddy’s arms as they posed for a family picture. In late July the couple will leave the island, their 13th grandchild on the way. Five of their kids are married. “Things have changed in...
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Kodiak Post 17 entertains Service
Kodiak Post 17 returns to the diamond with a four-game home series against Service Post 28. Today’s nonleague game begins at 6:30 p.m. at Baranof Field. Saturday’s league doubleheader starts with a nine-inning contest at noon and is followed by a seven-inning game at 3 p.m. The series concludes S...
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GUEST OPINION: Need for SCOK still growing
Recently there was a guest opinion in the Kodiak Daily Mirror providing an opinion to the role of the Kodiak Food Bank and how it differs from other nonprofits in the community. Obviously, Kodiak Food Bank plays an important role in our community in assuring there is food accessibility. Senior Ci...
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MOUNTAIN VIEWS: Ouchy deals big and little
Woody Island, June 4, Day 2 of Girl Scout camp. “Ms. Zoya. This bug bite hurts.” Scout Donavyn pulls up her sleeve to show me her red skin and small, white bug bite on her elbow. I can see that Donavyn has been trying hard to not itch, as it isn’t yet scratched raw. A painful bug bite. Ahhh yes. ...
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Town makes fish wish come true
Arriving at the Kodiak airport on Tuesday, 17-year-old Logan was greeted by a crowd of Kodiakans waiving signs and giving gifts. The Make-A-Wish Foundation grants wishes to children aged 2 through 17 who have life-threatening medical conditions. Logan’s wish? To come to Kodiak and fish. Discover ...
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Addiction treatment options expand
The Kodiak Area Native Association is expanding its substance abuse services to include medication-assisted treatment, or MAT, for opioid addiction. Funding for the expansion was secured in March, when the organization got a $325,000 grant from the Health Resources and Services Administration of ...
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Week in Words: Old right angle becomes new normal
We are increasingly being resigned to what is called “the new normal.” Mass shootings (unrelated to organized crime and gang activity) are now, as pundits say, “normal.” Gun violence is normal: More Americans have died as a result of domestic gun violence since the 1960s than have died in war sin...
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