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Five Days in the Life of an Alaskan Bush Pilot

By Captain Bob Leonard

Many stories and a number of books have been written about the ‘Alaska Bush Pilot.’ Tales of daring and rescue against great odds.

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Camping Ft Abercrombie

A few weeks ago we set out for another one-night camping trip.  Eventually, we will go on a real two night sojourn in the woods, but at least we are getting outside.  252 more words

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Leedahl Family PNG Adventures

So thankful!

Thank you all for your faithful prayers for our family! It’s been 4 months since we arrived here in PNG. God is faithful to let us see He has been with us every single step of the way. 667 more words

#Earthquakes occur in 3 different parts of #Alaska

JUNEAU, Alaska (AP) — Seismologists in Alaska say earthquakes have jolted three different parts of the state.

Several earthquakes, including a 5.9 magnitude one, occurred around the same location early Friday in southeast Alaska. 102 more words

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The Earthquake and Tsunami of 1964

by Capt. Bob Leonard

Eight Hundred feet below me the water of the Ouzinkie Narrows lay cold and gray. I glanced toward Pleasant Harbor in the distance, not knowing that young Chris Opheim was hanging onto a piece of equipment in his father’s saw mill while the ground rolled and shook violently and the saw mill started to shed some of its roof. 3,342 more words

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The Last Loaf of Bread?

By Captain Bob Leonard

On a Friday afternoon I was flying my Grumman Goose amphibian on the last leg of the north end mail run. With eleven minutes left before landing I was above the Ouzinkie Narrows, a body of water, which separates Kodiak Island from Spruce Island. 1,075 more words

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