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A DISNEY MOMENT: Dance team performs at theme park
The Kodiak High School dance team has mastered the sport of rapid changing. During Saturday’s 20-minute performance at the Disney California Adventure Park, the team will perform in seven different outfits and will have only 30 seconds to swip-swap clothes — nearly as fast as NASCAR pit crews cha...
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Conspiracies and community values
I had a really good laugh reading the March 20 Daily Mirror guest column titled “Freedom and Conspiracy Theorists.” And I mean no disrespect to the author when I say that this was some really funny stuff: The John Birch Society, McCarthyism and the father of the Koch Brothers and a propaganda cam...
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Minister recounts path out of occult
Rob Radosti heard that Anton LaVey, author of “The Satanic Bible,” cried out to God on his death bed. Radosti has no way of verifying that story, but he can vouch for his own experience of crying out the name of Jesus, a name he had hated and avoided. Sharing his story with the people of Kodiak C...
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Choose Respect march to raise awareness about violence
The annual Choose Respect March, an effort to raise awareness about domestic violence and sexual assault, is Saturday and a Choose Respect 5K will be taking place next month. Communities all across Alaska hold Choose Respect marches as part of former Gov. Sean Parnell’s Choose Respect campaign to...
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Teeing Off: Enough basketball, it’s baseball time
I interrupt your March Madness viewing for this important message: It’s baseball time. Players have been working out kinks for the past month in preparation for the Major League Baseball season opener in a few weeks. I envy the lucky souls who get to spend a portion of the winter in Arizona or Fl...
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Christian Science marks century in Kodiak since volcanic eruption
In her book about the history of the Erskine House, “A Legacy Built to Last,” local author Susan Jeffrey writes about “Nellie Erskine: Community Matriarch.” Susan describes the “dreadful ash fall of 1912” after the Novarupta-Katmai volcano eruption and about how “Nellie, W.J. [her husband], and m...
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Island Trails to host Spring Walk and Roll
Island Trails Network is holding a spring Walk and Roll program after a successful event last fall. During Walk and Roll, participating students get punch cards, which they use to track the number of times they walk and bike safely to or from school or a bus stop, during school or after school. G...
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Shadow side exists in all
After disembarking from Alaska Airlines at the Kodiak airport, I wanted to kiss the ground. It was a typically cloudy day, and my eyes no longer felt bombarded with relentless sunlight, as it felt like in Arizona. It was pleasantly dark at 7:30 a.m. and I looked forward to catching up on the slee...
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