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Baptist pastor, wife find best of both worlds in Kodiak
Their courtship began in a fish processing plant, and now that Peter and Teresa Sprague have been married 36 years, a fishing community still has a romantic appeal for them. The couple moved to Kodiak from Brooklin, Maine, this spring after Peter was called to be the pastor at Community Baptist C...
Aug 01, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 27 27 recommendations | email to a friend
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Growing the language: elders speak to younger generations
I can still hear her voice in the yurt overlooking Qatani Bay on Afognak Island. Every word was clear and intentional. She wanted to let the young people at Dig Afognak culture camp know what a privilege it was for them to be in a place where they could be exposed to their culture — learning Alut...
Jul 25, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 28 28 recommendations | email to a friend
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St. James priest is ‘citizen of the world’
Liz Simmons, St. James the Fisherman Episcopal Church pastor, considers herself a citizen of the world, and since moving to Kodiak, her world has gotten bigger. “My soul feels more alive here than any other place I’ve lived,” she said. “I’m loving the diversity of Kodiak.” She also loves Kodiak’s...
Jul 18, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 22 22 recommendations | email to a friend
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Tapestry: Wounded Warriors open up about their injuries
When John and Maureen Eaton first started hosting men and women of Wounded Warriors, they danced around the uncomfortable topic of their injuries. It wasn’t pity that kept them from talking about it, but a feeling of awkwardness, said Maureen. Maureen reports she and her husband discovered that t...
Jul 11, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 23 23 recommendations | email to a friend
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Faith key ingredient of mentor program
Every year thousands of inmates in Alaska are released from jail or prison to re-enter a society they have wronged. Many need a mentor to help prepare them to make the sharp transition from an unhealthy life to a productive one. That’s why the Alaska Department of Corrections is involved in a col...
Jul 04, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 25 25 recommendations | email to a friend
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Tapestry: Fifty years on, Port Lions still connected to Afognak
A community is more than houses and yards with piles of wood and nets stacked on the lawn. It’s more than a church, a post office, a library, a harbor and a school. A community is the people who cut the wood, mend their nets, go out in their boats, clean the schools and worship on Sunday morning....
Jun 27, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 26 26 recommendations | email to a friend
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Judgment coming, warns visiting missionary Tim Zello
BY MIKE ROSTAD America, a nation that once sent Christian missionaries to evangelize the ends of the earth, stands in danger of God’s judgment, warned Rev. Tim Zello, guest speaker at the Kodiak Assembly of God Church on Crab Festival Sunday. Rev. Zello accompanied Republican U.S. senatorial hope...
Jun 20, 2014 | 2 2 comments | 38 38 recommendations | email to a friend
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Tapestry: Port Lions honors long-time health aide
The people of Port Lions love Betty Nelson. When she served as the community health aide, kids with bruises and tummy aches knew that Betty would make everything all right. Women about to give birth were confident that Betty would see them through if they couldn’t make it to the hospital in town....
Jun 13, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 35 35 recommendations | email to a friend
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