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TAPESTRY: St. Herman’s Seminary graduates five
“Alaska really is different than any other state in the union, because somehow, some way we all get interconnected,” noted Bishop David Mahaffey of the Orthodox Church in America Alaska Diocese, in his opening remarks at the St. Herman’s Seminary graduation ceremony in the Afognak Native Corp. bu...
May 20, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 18 18 recommendations | email to a friend
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TAPESTRY: Flinders finds niche as skipper of tender
From Fish and Game biologist to fisherman and tender operator, Val Flinders has experienced the gamut of the Alaska fisheries. Currently Flinders is gearing up for tender stints in Bristol Bay and Southeast. Flinders came to Kodiak in 1973 as a biologist with the International Pacific Halibut Com...
May 13, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 41 41 recommendations | email to a friend
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TAPESTRY: Churches see Visitor from another time
What would it look like if an original Christian from 2,000 years ago suddenly walked into our church today?” asks the pastor at the beginning of a sermon that will soon take an unexpected turn. Within moments, a starkly dressed man enters the church. He is obviously from another era. At first he...
May 06, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 24 24 recommendations | email to a friend
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TAPESTRY: Mothers Day also day for grandmothers
Mothers Day should also be designated as Grandmothers Day. After all, they’re the women who brought the mothers into the world, and when their daughters had families, they once again took on the role of nurturer, teacher, disciplinarian, cook, care giver, storyteller, babysitter. In some cases, g...
Apr 29, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 21 21 recommendations | email to a friend
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TAPESTRY: Orthodox anticipate Christ’s resurrection
For the past two Sundays, Father Innocent Dresdow of Holy Resurrection Orthodox Cathedral has been asking his parishioners to gather willow branches that will be used as substitutes for palm branches in the Palm Sunday service this weekend. Since the season of Easter, the Catholic and Protestant ...
Apr 22, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 25 25 recommendations | email to a friend
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TAPESTRY: Baptist Mission hosts productive chaos
Chaos doesn’t have to be a bad thing, especially when it comes to kids. Organizers and attendees of the Kodiak Early Childhood Coalition annual children’s fair will tell you that the event can get pretty crazy. But the chaos is channeled in a positive direction. The fair takes place Saturday at t...
Apr 15, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 24 24 recommendations | email to a friend
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TAPESTRY: Jake Jacobson flying high in third book
Tying down an airplane for the night is like putting a child to bed, said Jake Jacobson, as he commented on the advice he gives in his third book, “Alaska Flying: Incidents and Accidents.” Jake’s first two books, “Alaska Hunting: Earthworms to Elephants” and “Alaska Tales: Laughs and Surprises,” ...
Apr 01, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 14 14 recommendations | email to a friend
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Tapestry: Dawson inspired as teacher, actor, singer
You can read some of the most flattering eulogies in social media. After longtime Kodiak teacher Doug Dawson died, his former students took to Facebook, commending and commemorating him for his influence in their lives. His sister-in-law, Ruth Dawson, wondered if Doug knew how much he was appreci...
Mar 18, 2016 | 1 1 comments | 26 26 recommendations | email to a friend
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