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TAPESTRY: Simonsons on way to settle in Minnesota
After living in Kodiak for 11 years, the Rev. Elden and Karen Simonson were starting to look like permanent fixtures. “This is longest tenure of ministry I’ve had,” said Simonson, sitting in the St. Paul Lutheran Church office that soon will be temporarily entrusted to interim pastor, Julie Gille...
Sep 23, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 25 25 recommendations | email to a friend
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TAPESTRY: Alexander returns to place where he got his start
Jack Alexander doesn’t worry about paying monthly utility, electricity and garbage bills on his property. He lives “on wheels,” traveling around the Southwest in a motor home. Summers are reserved for Kodiak, the place het got his feet wet and hands dirty as a game biologist for the Alaska Depart...
Sep 16, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 34 34 recommendations | email to a friend
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TAPESTRY: Berean Baptist to dedicate new hall Sunday
Because of vicious attacks that occurred on the United States on Sept. 11, 2001, the date has been grimly etched on the national conscience. But the congregation of Berean Baptist Church will remember this year’s 9/11 as a time of celebration. On Sunday at 2:30 p.m. a dedication ceremony of their...
Sep 09, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 42 42 recommendations | email to a friend
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Kodiak Tapestry: Work, play balance for Salmon Barries
What’s so good about this summer’s Kodiak Island salmon season, a season that has been called “dismal,” “abysmal,” one of the worst on record? Barry Rosenkranz and his crew of the fishing vessel Salmon Barry say that there were a lot of bright spots. “It was a really good year,” said Barry. There...
Sep 02, 2016 | 1 1 comments | 57 57 recommendations | email to a friend
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TAPESTRY: Work, play balance for Salmon Barries
What’s so good about this summer’s Kodiak Island salmon season, a season that has been called “dismal,” “abysmal,” one of the worst on record? Barry Rosenkranz and his crew of the fishing vessel Salmon Barry say that there were a lot of bright spots. “It was a really good year,” said Barry. There...
Sep 02, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 73 73 recommendations | email to a friend
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TAPESTRY: Lutheran crosses world to study Orthodoxy
If you want to study Orthodoxy in Alaska, the best thing to do is to come to Kodiak, where Orthodox missionaries brought the Gospel more than 200 years ago. And that’s exactly what German pastor Imre Istvan did. He wanted to see how the Orthodox faith remains vibrant and life-changing among the f...
Aug 26, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 85 85 recommendations | email to a friend
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TAPESTRY: North Park memorial bench honors Ben Hancock
When hikers on Near Island pause to look at a bench at the entrance of North End Park, they will know that Ben Hancock did something for his community. On the bench there is a plaque dedicated to his memory. Ben was a well-known Kodiak attorney who spent much of his free time volunteering for loc...
Aug 19, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 90 90 recommendations | email to a friend
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TAPESTRY: Assemblies kids ministry feeds, evangelizes and empowers
At the Kodiak Assemblies of God Church, kids have a ministry, too. Through the denomination’s Boys and Girls Missionary Challenge, they’re learning to pray, give and share the Gospel in many ways. David Boyd, BGMC national director, who spoke to the local Assemblies congregation last Sunday, said...
Aug 12, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 94 94 recommendations | email to a friend
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