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Majestic moose forages along the highway

Moose are seen all along, and sometimes on, area highways during the winter season. The massive creatures come to edges of the forests to dine on willow, birch and other vegetation. Take extra...

 

Swanson shows youth how to be a bone detective

Former Seward teacher and National Parks Service interpreter Marc Swanson packed some of his many boxes filled with animal bones into his car, and took them to the Kenai Peninsula Schools’ Seward...

 
 By LOG Staff    Local    January 5, 2012

LOG names Willard Dunham as Citizen of the Year

The naming of Willard Dunham as the 2011 Citizen of the Year comes after a half century of community involvement in local, regional and statewide issues that helped bring economic and employment...

 
 By LOG Staff    Sports    January 5, 2012

Ski meet set for Saturday

Seward High School Nordic Ski team hosts the Seward Invite beginning at noon on Saturday, Jan. 7 at Divide Ski Area, Mile 12 Seward Highway. The meet is the Seward team’s first competition of the season, though they have trained extensively. Those...

 

Park visitors increase in 2011

National parks in Alaska saw a 2 percent increase in visitors in 2011, according to preliminary figures, as reported in an Associated Press report in the “Anchorage Daily News.” The National Park Service reports there were about 2.32 million...

 

Oil myths explode

No sooner will Alaskans get the New Year’s party confetti swept up, then we will have to turn our attention to Juneau and the start of the legislative session. And just like the swallows return to...

 

Thank You

The Teen and Youth Center, and Seward Parks and Recreation would like to thank everyone who helped make the Elks’ Breakfast with Santa such a wonderful holiday event. To our title sponsor Seward Elks Lodge and it’s caring members who provided a...

 

Out & About—Jan. 5, 2012

KPC class registration offered Registration for Kenai Peninsula College (KPC) spring term classes is now available online at www.kpc.alaska.eduor. Also walk-in registration will be held 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Jan. 9-12 in the KPC office at Seward High...

 

Back when...

On Oct. 2, 1938 a long convoy of cars traveled from Seward to Moose Pass to celebrate the completion of the “Missing Link.” Ernest Jessen, editor of the “Seward Gateway,” coined the term...

 
 By Laine Welch    Fishing    January 5, 2012

Looking at Alaska Fishing in 2011

Alaska’s seafood industry continued its mission to ramp up its message to policy makers, especially those from railbelt regions who tend to overlook its economic significance. How important is the...

 

Police Log—Jan. 5, 2012

Dec. 27 09:00 - A necklace was found on the floor at city hall. 11:43 - Extra patrols requested at Glacierview in the evenings due to increased suspicious traffic and teenagers hanging around the area. 11:44 - Individual advised that someone had take...

 

Caution advised along the tracks

With snow accumulating in all portions of the railbelt, the Alaska Railroad Corporation’s snow-cleared tracks and rights-of-way become prime scenic and train photography locations. The railroad urges photographers to resist the temptation to take...

 

Birders make Christmas count

Seward Christmas Bird Count Results December 24, 2011 61 Count Day species, 6 Count Week species and 2,461 birds in all. Sunrise 10:02 a.m., sunset 3:52 p.m. for a total of 5 hours 50 minutes of...

 

Chamber honors Dunham, Tougas and Heavirlands

The Seward Chamber of Commerce, CVB this week announced the 2011 Community Awards winners. Categories for the past year are: Person of the Year who must be a resident of Alaska for at least 10 years and be active in community or civic affairs;...

 
 By LOG Staff    Business    January 5, 2012

Biz Buzz—Jan. 5, 2011

ARRC names Dale Wade VP Business Development Alaska Railroad Corporation (ARRC) has hired Dale Wade as Vice President of Business Development. The Vice President of Business Development is responsible for ARRC Business Development Division...

 

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