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Articles from the January 31, 2013 edition

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 By Heidi Zemach    Local    January 31, 2013

SMIC tops Seward’s federal priorities list

Alaska Senator Lisa Murkowski recently asked the Seward City Council to narrow down the city’s federal legislative priorities to a list of three in order of importance. As has been its custom, Counc...

 
 By Heidi Zemach    Local    January 31, 2013

Coalition seeks solutions to youth substance abuse

About 150 people turned out for a town hall meeting on Thursday organized by the Seward Prevention Coalition. They were there to propose community-wide solutions to discourage underage drinking and...

 

Watching out for avalanches

Along the Seward Highway, the avalanche season got an early start and deviant weather conditions have remained instrumental in maintaining unstable conditions on slopes all over Southcentral Alaska....

 

Seahawks skiers shine at Colony meet

If one was lucky enough to be at Government Peak Nordic Ski area near Palmer this weekend they would have been treated to brisk temperatures, stunning dawns, and Lindsey Kromrey making personal...

 
 By Heidi Zemach    Local    January 31, 2013

Nurse practitioner proposes local volunteer hospice care

Ellen O’ Brien is hoping to fill a need that she feels is sorely lacking in Seward — hospice care. O’Brien, of Moose Pass, is an advanced registered nurse practitioner who works at Providence...

 

What Others Say, How They Say It...

The responsibility of the journalist is to keep the public informed about what the public might be interested in being informed about and to do it in an interesting and concise form as possible. Journalists are expected to report on the weather,...

 

Reduce bycatch but protect Alaska’s communities

Alaska has some of the world’s most abundant and prosperous fisheries and a reputation for science-based management. Fisheries are the lifeblood of coastal Alaska and a major driver of the state’s economy. So when it comes to managing our...

 

Bill makes giving easier

Representative Seaton, sponsor of the HB75 in 2012 is seeking support letters for the amendment to HB75, to remove language in regards to nonprofits having to provide a full audit for the Pick.Click.Give. program eligibility. It will go before the...

 

Saving our salmon runs

Most Americans recognize that it is the government’s role to build and maintain infrastructure, like roads, airports and harbors, to support economic activity. Healthy freshwater salmon habitat is an essential part of the infrastructure for our com...

 
 By Sue McClure    Local    January 31, 2013

Borough targets land selection, federal projects

The Kenai Peninsula Borough Assembly had no ordinances for public hearing at the Jan. 22 meeting. However, we were given two important presentations at the lands committee meeting in the afternoon,...

 

Council evaluates manager

The regular Seward City Council meeting Monday was conducted with nary a hitch as several agenda items were relegated to the consent agenda and passed without further discussion. The informational...

 

Overall halibut limit reduced

Halibut catches weren’t slashed as badly as people feared, although they still continue on a downward trend. And the outlook is grim. A coast-wide catch of 31 million pounds was approved on Friday...

 

Elementary School releases honor roll

The following students earned honor roll status in the second quarter at Seward Elementary School. Those with asterisks (*) by their name had a 4.0 grade point average. Fourth Grade Reanna Brewi*, Lucy Hankins*, Malia Hewitt*, Kylie Mullaly*, Elsa...

 

Senior Center Secrets

Now that I have your attention, let’s move onto bigger and better things that happen daily at your local senior center; the large building that displays the Mount Marathon and Barbara Lavallee...

 

Open for Business

It’s halfway through a Seward winter and the local businesses The LOG visited recently show no signs of malaise. Au contraire, ma soeur, smiles are the order of the day and service is lickety-split...

 

Ludwig and Backlund promoted to engineer

Newly promoted engineers Tim Ludwig, FF/ETT, and Koal Backlund, FF/EMT, stand by the BCVFD 1980 Pierce Mini-Pumper. This unit was the fire department’s first commercial fire fighting apparatus...

 

New stamp exclusively premieres in Seward

Seward Postmaster Jerry D. Nassen and Alaska SeaLife Center mascot Professor Tuff Ted Puffin (also know as “Tuffy”) showed off the original artwork for the new 86 cent Tufted Puffin stamp. The...

 

Out & About — Jan. 31, 2013

High school hosts debate, drama and forensics tournament A debate, drama and forensics (DDF) tournament is scheduled for 2:30 to 5 p.m., Monday, Feb. 4 at the high school auditorium. Seward High School and Nikiski High will compete in a modified...

 

Calendar — Jan. 31, 2013

Thursday, Jan. 31 6 to 8 p.m., Community Choir, Seward High School music room, Sue McClure, 224-6784. 6:30 to 7:30 p.m., Narcotics Anonymous, Church of the Nazarene, Fourth and C, 362-6623. 7 to 8 p.m., Bear Creek Volunteer Fire Department meeting,...

 

Back When...

Governor Walter Hickel visits Seward in 1967. Hickel served as Alaska’s governor from 1966 to 1969, at which time President Richard Nixon appointed him to the Secretary of the Interior position....

 

Turn back the pages — Jan. 29, 1987

Compiled by Julie Rosier Prison opening delayed? — Governor Steve Cowper’s State of the State address to the 15th Legislature championed Alaska jobs for Alaskans, Alaska contracts for Alaska contractors and suppliers. Thus questions were raised...

 

Captain's Mast — Jan. 31, 2013

The following is from the journals of the Seward Police Department. Jan. 21 06:52 - Verbal warning for failure to carry proof of insurance and inoperative headlight issued on Seward Highway at Dieckgraeff Road. 10:20 - SAST advised of caller who...

 

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