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Don’t use the Bible as weapon to condemn
While having lunch at a local coffee shop recently, I had a couple of people stop by my table to thank me for bravely taking a stand in favor of gay marriage. I did not do it to get thanks, or to be popular, despite what many conservatives say about more open churches being so “PC,” as in “Politi...
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AMAZING NATURE: A summer day with whales and wonders
Visitors stream to Alaska every summer to share in the wonders of our amazing ocean bounty and wildlife sights. This is a very special summer for me because my parents are here. They bravely embarked on a very long trip flying from Germany across the North Atlantic Ocean, over Greenland and Canad...
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Photo album offers glimpse of 130-year-old Kodiak murder
(EDITOR’S NOTE: This updated story, which first appeared on July 12 in the Alaska Dispatch News, is being reprinted with permission from the writer and the ADN. This version includes a few more significant details and photos.) KODIAK — A tattered photo album arrived at the Baranov Museum in Kodia...
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Coast Guard medevacs 52-year-old man 150 miles south of Kodiak
A Coast Guard Air Station Kodiak aircrew medevaced a 52-year-old man from the 600-foot cargo vessel Elsa, approximately 150 miles south of Kodiak, Tuesday. The MH-60 Jayhawk crew safely hoisted the man and transported him to Kodiak Providence Medical Center for further care. Watchstanders from Co...
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We have separation of church and state in this country
With all due respect to Pastor Voss (or was it Rev. Mahaffey? Mr. Rostad’s article is unclear on this point), he’s talking fiddlesticks when he forecasts “a point where even churches that oppose same-sex marriage will be ordered to (marry same-sex couples) by the courts.” I have heard this Chicke...
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Public Safety Blotter: July 16
July 8 At 1:25 a.m., police advised a driver on Rezanof Drive East about a taillight out. Around 1:46 a.m., police conducted two bar checks downtown. At 2:56 a.m., police conducted a security check on Rezanof Drive East. At 12:08 p.m., a caller reported an abandoned vehicle on Mill Bay Road. It w...
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Alaska State Troopers: July 16
July 7 Kodiak Alaska Wildlife Troopers contacted a commercial fishing tender near Cape Ilktugitak and cited the operator for employing an unlicensed crewmember. A crewmember was cited for no commercial crew license in possession. July 8 Kodiak AWT contacted a person commercial fishing in Chignik ...
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Kodiak Post 17 hosts undefeated Chugiak
Kodiak Post 17 will attempt to do something no other Alaska American Legion baseball team has been able to do this season — beat the Chugiak Mustangs. Post 17 hosts Chugiak in a four-game series that begins with a nonleague contest at 6:30 p.m. Friday at Baranof Field. The two will play a league ...
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