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Mike Rostad
 
Tapestry: Peregrinos made many friends in Kodiak
A friendship is just a snapshot away. In 1979, while I was a Kadiak Times reporter writing a feature on Main Elementary teacher Jim Heikes, I thought it would be a good idea to photograph him with students on the playground. In one of those shots Jim was on a swing, holding a somewhat shy-looking...
Mar 08, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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Kodiak ladies part of revival fire in the north
The Arctic tundra is ablaze with spiritual renewal, ignited by zealous women who carry a burning love for God and a desire to liberate those enslaved by addiction, abuse, guilt and a myriad of other woes. Some of the women in this spiritual movement, known as Tundra Fires, had been caught up in d...
Mar 01, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Tapestry: Emerald Isle is classroom, health store for Woodward and students
Blanketed by the subdued colors and shadows of winter, the island looks pretty drab right now. But come summer, when the mountains and meadows are carpeted in brilliant green, Kodiak Island once again lives up to its title of “the Emerald Isle of the North Pacific.” The shrubs, brush, grass and p...
Feb 22, 2013 | 1 1 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Couple finds ‘good life’ in doing God’s will amongst ‘least of these’
Married in August last year, Tom and Hailey Davis have tickets to travel to Cambodia. It’s not a deferred honeymoon or a tourist adventure, but a mission. The couple will be representing Jesus Christ in Phnom Penh’s seamy red light district where the sex trafficking industry has spiritually, phys...
Feb 15, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Tapestry: Islanders come to Sugaks’ aid on troubled voyage
It was the kind of day that Emil and Tonya Sugak had been waiting for. Calm; no sign of foul weather on the horizon. The perfect day to close up their fishing lodge in the village of Karluk and travel to their Kodiak home. Recalling the stories of elders and heeding their own sea sense, the Sugak...
Feb 08, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Tapestry: Former Kodiak pastor serves new seminary in Southern Sudan
The Rev. Frank Gardner wears a T-shirt inscribed with a Bible verse and the words, “This shirt is illegal in 51 countries.” In those places, he said, “you can be shot, stoned to death or put in prison” for wearing a shirt emblazoned with a Bible verse. The shirt is not illegal in Uganda and South...
Feb 01, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Martha Randolph lived like she hugged
Martha Randolph embraced life like she hugged — tightly, as if she’d never let go. When she finally did let go of life on Nov. 26, 2012, she was doing what she loved. Martha died in Palmer while visiting her daughter and son-in-law, Vicki and Kent Kluever. She had traveled there on the ferry (she...
Jan 25, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Tapestry: Icons topic of Dunlop presentation
The history and theology of icons will be the topic of a presentation by Dr. Bea Dunlop, St. Herman’s Seminary patristics professor, at the Baranov Museum, Wednesday, Jan 23, at 7 p.m. The free lecture is part of the Museum’s exhibit featuring old icons donated by former post master, William Lamm...
Jan 18, 2013 | 1 1 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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