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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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Youth program mixes fun and seriousness
It’s risky business, getting into the minds of middle school kids who like things sticky, messy and a little gross at times. The adult leaders who guide them have to be willing to do silly things, sing nutty songs, goof-off on stage and be right amongst the kids in their gooey, edgy, at times, si...
Jun 06, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 50 50 recommendations | email to a friend
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Tapestry: Jimmy and Joy Ng leave Kodiak for good this time
Jimmy and Joy Ng have sold their house, packed up their bags and left the island. Previously, when they said their goodbyes, their Kodiak friends expected to see them again. Jimmy was in the Coast Guard and the Ngs always intended to return. But this time it’s different. The Ngs will be moving ne...
May 30, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 20 20 recommendations | email to a friend
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Blessing from the Katinas set for Wilson Auditorium
Disc jockey Marc Ignacio and Kodiak Christian Fellowship pastor, Pisa Faumui, have a lot in common. Both are jovial men who love music, love to help people and thrive on getting those people together for worship, entertainment and fellowship. And both thrive on the Christian sense of unity. “Beho...
May 23, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 30 30 recommendations | email to a friend
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Tapestry: Chuck Mackey was mentor to newcomers
Newcomers to Kodiak Island would do well to have a mentor who knows a little bit of history, the lay of the land and the character of its people. When I moved to Kodiak in 1978, Chuck Mackey was that mentor. He and his wife, Vickie, lived at Chiniak where he was a power plant operator for the clo...
May 16, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 26 26 recommendations | email to a friend
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Alaska Bishop David Mahaffey is 'everyman'
The jeweled mitre looks like a king’s crown and symbolizes the headship of the Orthodox Church. David Mahaffey wears one. Mahaffey was consecrated as the Orthodox Church in America’s Alaska bishop in Sitka earlier this year. He is the diocese’ first resident bishop since 2007, when then bishop, N...
May 09, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 88 88 recommendations | email to a friend
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