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TAPESTRY: Orthodox anticipate Christ’s resurrection
For the past two Sundays, Father Innocent Dresdow of Holy Resurrection Orthodox Cathedral has been asking his parishioners to gather willow branches that will be used as substitutes for palm branches in the Palm Sunday service this weekend. Since the season of Easter, the Catholic and Protestant ...
Apr 22, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 41 41 recommendations | email to a friend
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TAPESTRY: Baptist Mission hosts productive chaos
Chaos doesn’t have to be a bad thing, especially when it comes to kids. Organizers and attendees of the Kodiak Early Childhood Coalition annual children’s fair will tell you that the event can get pretty crazy. But the chaos is channeled in a positive direction. The fair takes place Saturday at t...
Apr 15, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 38 38 recommendations | email to a friend
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TAPESTRY: Jake Jacobson flying high in third book
Tying down an airplane for the night is like putting a child to bed, said Jake Jacobson, as he commented on the advice he gives in his third book, “Alaska Flying: Incidents and Accidents.” Jake’s first two books, “Alaska Hunting: Earthworms to Elephants” and “Alaska Tales: Laughs and Surprises,” ...
Apr 01, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 30 30 recommendations | email to a friend
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Tapestry: Dawson inspired as teacher, actor, singer
You can read some of the most flattering eulogies in social media. After longtime Kodiak teacher Doug Dawson died, his former students took to Facebook, commending and commemorating him for his influence in their lives. His sister-in-law, Ruth Dawson, wondered if Doug knew how much he was appreci...
Mar 18, 2016 | 1 1 comments | 36 36 recommendations | email to a friend
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TAPESTRY: Key of forgiveness unlocks door to Lent
No grudges, a clean slate, ready for battle. That’s the state of the soul prepared to enter into the long, arduous Lenten journey that leads up to Holy Week, culminating in Good Friday and the Resurrection of Christ, known as Pascha (the West uses the term “Easter) celebrated this year on May 1. ...
Mar 11, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 30 30 recommendations | email to a friend
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TAPESTRY: Bronze statue to replace Fiberglas bear
Standing in front of the towering fiberglass bear near the Kodiak National Wildlife Refuge Visitor Center across from the Baranov Museum is not a substitute for seeing a bear roam and run in its natural environment. But it’s a start. A statue can give an idea of the breathtaking reality of the an...
Mar 04, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 33 33 recommendations | email to a friend
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TAPESTRY: Young Life sponsors Taste of Kodiak event
Fun, food and faith are the main ingredients at Young Life or WYLdlife events, and Saturday’s Taste of Kodiak is no exception. But another element will be added to the mix — auction. This can be put in the “fun” category. The auctioneers, Joriah Barnett and Jakob Hartt, are very entertaining youn...
Feb 26, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 35 35 recommendations | email to a friend
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Tapestry: Two mayors named Johnson
Other than their surnames and municipal positions, mayors Jimmy Johnson and Wally Johnson seemed to have little in common. Two distinct individuals, living on different parts of Kodiak Island, the men departed this life within the last year. They were alike in that they both took their mayoral du...
Feb 19, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 28 28 recommendations | email to a friend
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