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Guyneth Ada Gottschalk
Guyneth Ada Gottschalk (Guy) passed away at the age of 95 in Mesa, Ariz. Guy was born into a farming family on March 13, 1918 in St. Marys, Ohio, the oldest of six children. Her parents, Leroy and Cecile (Denny) Brewer, moved their family from the farming area of St. Marys to the industrial center of Lima, Ohio. This move allowed her father to work in the steel mills, becoming a foreman during the Great Depression...
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New library usage numbers eclipse old facility
Correction: This article has been changed to reflect the following correction. The Feb. 17 article “Library usage eclipses old facility” gave incorrect numbers for the total number of items checkedout out at the Kodiak Public Library. The correct numbers are 5,100 items checked out in January 2013 at the A. Holmes Johnson Memorial Library and 8,600 items in January 2014 at the new Kodiak Public library. Both numbe...
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Yuuwa’iyut Sugt’stun Kicarmigmi: They are speaking Alutiiq in Anchorage
Anchorage has been described as Alaska’s largest village, so it makes sense that it’s become a second home for the native language of the Kodiak archipelago. Beginning in September, a group of Alutiiq language learners began meeting at Alaska Pacific University. Their two-hour Saturday afternoons have attracted as many as 20 Alutiiq speakers and learners, although usually it’s usually about half that size, said Jo...
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Public Safety Blotter: Feb. 17
Thursday, Feb. 13 • At 3:13 a.m., a security check was conducted on Mill Bay Road. • At 3:20 a.m., a male was cited for no proof of insurance on Mill Bay Road. • At 7:01 a.m., an officer removed debris off of Mission/Center. • At 8:00 a.m., a male was cited for no proof of insurance on E. Rezanof Drive. • At 8:31 a.m., a male was cited for not avoiding an accident on Maple Ave. • At 8:44 a.m., an officer assisted ...
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Obamacare is garbage
To the Editor: Stop! Whoa! Obamacare? If this type of government insurance is no good why don’t they throw it in the garbage!? Instead of constantly yaking about how it is hurting the country. One mistake in the first place was to name it after a president. An insurance named after a president? Sounds dictatorial to me. Is this why they call the president “KING” now? Paul Revere is here! Wake up America! Again! Wa...
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Fish Factor: A switch in bait could save halibut longliners money
Bait is always a big expenditure for many fishing businesses and pollock could help cut costs for Alaska halibut longliners who fish in the Gulf. Researchers have tested pollock in two projects to see if it might replace pricier chum salmon as halibut bait. Fish biologists use over 300,000 pounds of chums in their stock surveys each year, costing nearly half a million dollars. The baits are used at more than 1,200...
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Kodiak boys split with Soldotna
Kodiak’s boys basketball team split a pair of Northern Lights Conference games with Soldotna on the Kenai Peninsula. On Friday, Kodiak escaped with a 55-51 overtime victory. On Saturday, Kodiak led by 13 points at halftime, but couldn’t hold on for the win, losing 59-49. The Bears still lead the NLC with a 6-2 record, 11-7 overall. Colony stands at 5-2, while Wasilla is 3-2. Kodiak is 1-2 against Soldotna this sea...
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Playbook: Feb. 17
Monday, Feb. 17 Girls basketball: Kodiak vs. Colony at Kodiak High School. C squad, 4 p.m.; junior varsity, 5:30 p.m.; varsity, 7 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 18 Girls basketball: Kodiak vs. Colony at Kodiak High School. C squad, 4 p.m.; junior varsity, 5:30 p.m.; varsity, 7 p.m.
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Costello earns top award
Sean Costello was a multiple state champion wrestler for Kodiak High School and now he is the state’s top coach. Kodiak’s third-year coach was named the 4A head coach of the year at last Saturday’s state championship tournament at Bartlett High School in Anchorage. It came as a surprise to Costello that his coaching peers honored him with the award. “It definitely caught me a little off guard,” Costello said. “We ...
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C.G. rescues another mariner in the Bering Sea
For the second time this week an Air Station Kodiak helicopter crew evacuated a sick mariner from a fishing vessel in the Bering Sea Wednesday night. An MH-60 Jayhawk crew stationed in Cold Bay received a call concerning a 25-year-old woman working on the 680-foot catcher-processor Ocean Phoenix. The boat was about 70 miles northwest of Cold Bay and the woman was suffering from chest pain, according to a Coast Gua...
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