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Tapestery: Jack Bennett found his voice on radio
“I’ve always had a big voice and needed an audience, so becoming a DJ was a natural,” said Jack Bennett, a familiar face and voice in Kodiak for more than 35 years. His relaxed, amiable voice has interacted with pleasant and irate (and irritable) callers on KVOK’s Hotline and talk shows; and has ...
Oct 17, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 16 16 recommendations | email to a friend
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Boston trip eye opener for Kodiak youth
Youth from the Kodiak Bible Chapel went to Boston and found dilapidated houses and cluttered lawns in middle class neighborhoods; they handed out granola bars and gift cards in a region of America where Paul Revere alerted the Colonial militia of the approach of British forces; where demonstrator...
Oct 10, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 41 41 recommendations | email to a friend
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Ti Kenese fished with the best
As Ti Kenese talks about fishing, he sounds like a seasoned skipper who gets nostalgic for the bygone era when the profession was more exciting and rewarding. “I did it all,” he said. He fished blue, brown and red crab, baradai, opilio in waters off the Aleutian, Pribilov and St. Matthew Islands;...
Oct 03, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 20 20 recommendations | email to a friend
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Dr. Weston Fields is DSS ‘broker’
Steve Green, whose family business, Hobby Lobby, recently won its Supreme Court appeal to opt out of the part of the Affordable Care Act mandate for employers to provide contraceptive coverage for its employees, is building the Museum of the Bible in Washington D.C. (a town that could use it.) Hi...
Sep 26, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 26 26 recommendations | email to a friend
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Tapestry: Saltery ride qualifies for Kodiak bucket list
Edgy and potentially dangerous items on the Kodiak bucket list include meeting up with a bear, kayaking amongst the whales and driving the narrow, mountainous Saltery Road. I’ve yet to kayak close to whales, but I’ve had several encounters with bears and have made the trip to and from Saltery on ...
Sep 19, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 26 26 recommendations | email to a friend
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Orthodox mission teams become part of community ‘rhythm’
Orthodox Christian Mission Center church camp leaders in Old Harbor and Ouzinkie learned that it’s good to be flexible. “We didn’t come in with a program,” said Margo Kelley, team leader and one of four returning team members of the six serving Old Harbor. “Our first priority was to follow the rh...
Sep 12, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 22 22 recommendations | email to a friend
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Tapestry: Tuoi Le’s voyage to freedom and new life came at gun point
It was Tuoi Le’s knowledge of boat engines that got him hired for a job on a Vietnamese fishing vessel and eventually abducted from his home. But the horrendous voyage through Southeast Asia turned out to be a passage to freedom and a prosperous life in America and an escape from chaos, misery an...
Sep 05, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 24 24 recommendations | email to a friend
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West Virginia horseman brings back cowboy look to Mission
The Kodiak Baptist Mission is getting that cowboy look again. Fences are up. Ponies and horses graze in the pasture; and a guy wearing cowboy boots, Wrangler jeans, Western-style shirt and a cowboy hat, brings the horses out so that kids can ride them for the horsemanship classes in the Mission’s...
Aug 29, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 26 26 recommendations | email to a friend
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