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Speed Dreamin'

As a little girl, Shelby Roy was more interested in fast cars than Barbies. Now a fifth-grader at Seward Elementary School, the 10-year-old has something even more fun to get into-winner's circles....

 

Council promotes Ballou to clerk role

In the end, the Seward City Council only had to look just outside the city clerk's office to find a replacement for departing clerk Johanna Kinney. On Friday the council voted to appoint Deputy City...

 

To kneel, or not to kneel, isn't the issue

Like almost everyone, I grimaced a bit when President Donald Trump jumped into the NFL kneel-gate arena this past weekend while making a stop on a tour supporting an Alabama lawmaker. While I’m...

 

SHS girls take 3rd at Region III CC meet

Ruby Lindquist and Emma Moore made sure the Seward High School Lady Seahawks would not miss out on the biggest show of Alaska cross-country season this past weekend. The two seniors legged out top 10 finishes on Saturday at the Government Peak...

 

Freshmen power 'Hawks to 4th at Region III meet

Neil Lindquist, Max Pfeiffenberger and Trey Ingalls made it official this past weekend. The Class of 2021 will be heard from. A lot. The three Seward High School freshmen submitted head-turning performances on Saturday at the Government Peak Recreati...

 

'Hawks keep playoff hopes alive

The Seward Seahawks desperately needed a spark to keep their hopes of securing a postseason berth alive on Saturday afternoon on a rain-soaked Steinbrecher Field. Derek Hirschman and the Seward High...

 

Spikers sweep Kenai, Redington and Houston

Forget the 1927 New York Yankees. The team that everyone should be most afraid of is the Seward High School Lady Seahawks. Seward continued its impressive march through its scheduled this past week by pounding out three impressive road victories...

 

Seward swimmers splash their way to 8th in Soldotna meet

Connor Spanos and Hunter Hollingsworth made sure everyone paid attention to the Seward High School Seahawks this past weekend at the Soldotna Swimming and Diving meet. The two splashed their way to top 10 finishes and helped power the SHS boys to...

 

Council interviews Ballou for clerk post

Tommy Wells Seward Phoenix LOG And then there was one. The Seward City Council didn’t have to eliminate anyone during their search for a potential replacement for the city clerk position. The candidates did it themselves. Earlier this month the...

 

In search of the Wild Life

When it came time for Antonia Stamatova to choose where she wanted to go as part of the University of Provdiv's cultural exchange program, she had only one requirement – she wanted to experience...

 
 By Tommy Wells    Arts    September 21, 2017

Seward Music and Arts Festival to begin Friday

The Seward Music and Arts Festival will get under way this weekend, bringing some of the area’s top musical performers to Resurrection Bay. The event will begin on Friday, Sept. 22, and run through Sunday, Sept. 24. The weekend will include live...

 

KPB mayoral hopefuls air views at 'Meet the Candidates' forum

Seward voters got a chance to get up close and personal with the candidates seeking borough and local offices on Monday, Sept. 18, at a special "Meet the Candidates" forum. The event was sponsored by...

 

Tune in to the sound of real performers

As I have been trying to accomplish a life-long dream to learn the play the guitar, I find myself admiring those people who have actual musical talent. Back in the day (which is an old-school way of...

 

Seahawks sprint to 4th at Homer Trials

The Seward High School cross country team rode a strong performance from freshman Neil Lindquist to a fourth-place finish at the 2017 Homer Spit Trials on Saturday. Overall, Seward had four runners finish in the top 30 spots and finished with 105...

 

Region III Championships set for Sept. 23

Cross country’s version of the staCross country’s version of the state playoffs is at hand for members of the Seward High School boys’ and girls’ teams. It’ll be place or go home this weekend at the Region III Championships. The top four...

 

Monroe Catholic Rams deal 'Hawks tough 15-0 setback

The Monroe Catholic Rams scored twice in the first half and then held off a strong push from the Seward Seahawks to claim a 15-0 victory in non-conference football action. With the setback, Seward slipped to 1-5 for the season. Monroe Catholic moved...

 

Spanos nets silver in Homer

Connor Spanos continued to make his presence felt on the state swimming scene over the weekend. The Seward High School standout raced his way to a silver medal on Saturday and helped spur the Seahawks to seventh in the team standings at the Kenai...

 

Residents irked at cost of electricity

The Seward City Council chambers were lit up on Monday evening for its regular meeting. Only this time, it was a group of local residents delivering a charge over high electrical costs. Noting that some electrical utility bills had increased...

 

'Jaws drop' during Corps' flood-control inspection tour

Seward City Manager Jim Hunt believes elected officials from Washington, D.C., and the Army Corps of Engineers received a big wake-up call last week during their visit to the Lowell Point Diversion Tunnel as part of their review of the aging flood...

 

Junior class wins homecoming crown

The Seward High School junior class can officially claim to have the most school spirit, at least for the time being.. On Saturday the junior class claimed the top award in the annual Seward...

 

Residents need to be 'bear aware' with recent visits

With the end of the summer season, another season begins on the Eastern Kenai Peninsula. Bear season. That has become evident over the past few weeks as at least two black bears have made appearances...

 

Excuse me, I've have to go practice now

As a general rule, birthdays have never really meant that much to me. Most days I can’t even tell you how old I am because, you know, age is just a number, and because of my huge distaste for anythi...

 

Lindquist repeats at Frank D champion

Ruby Lindquist's legend grew even larger on Friday afternoon on a muddy trail. Despite a strong challenge from Homer's Autumn Daigle, she turned in a dominating effort in front of her home crowd on...

 

Sadie Lindquist claims JV gold

SSadie Lindquist joined his older sister, Ruby, as gold medal winners at Friday's Frank Dieckgraeff Invitational. And she did it by a wider margin. A junior, Lindquist dominated the girls' junior...

 

'Hawks take 3rd at Frank D Invitational

Neil Lindquist and Max Pfeiffenberger both turned in impressive outings on Friday and powered the Seward High School Seahawks cross-country team to third at the annual Frank Dieckgraeff Invitational....

 

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