Articles from the May 17, 2012 edition

Sorted by date  Results 1 - 25 of 30



 By Heidi Zemach    Local    May 17, 2012

Season begins with cruise ship

The Diamond Princess made a port of call in Seward on Monday with 2,600 turnaround passengers traveling from the Far East and a crew of 1,200. With the Alaska Railroad passenger train also in town,...

 

Mariners’ Memorial ready for dedication

After many years of planning, the dream of the Seward Mariners’ Memorial is quickly becoming real. Located on the south harbor uplands overlooking Resurrection Bay, Harmon Construction put the...

 

Remains identified

Human remains found at Preacher’s Pond on May 14 have been identified as Clifton Hayes, Jr., 38 years old of Seward. Alaska State Troopers have notified his family. The State Medical Examiner’s Office positively identified the remains using...

 

Seward cleans up

Volunteers pick up trash and refuse the public areas of Seward during the annual Super Saturday Cleanup May 12. Seward Parks & Rec department organized the event, and a hot dog feed and awards...

 

Seward Harbor Opening Weekend Events

Saturday, May 19 8:30 – 10:00 a.m. - Sailor’s Breakfast at Sailing, Inc. 10:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. - Sailors’ Swap meet at Sailing, Inc. 11:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. - Open Boats on the Docks 4:00 p.m. - Blessing of the Fleet at the Seward...

 
 By Lori Draper    Opinion    May 17, 2012

Race rule changes made with forethought

This year the Mount Marathon Race Committee made some major changes to the rules of the race. These decisions were not made lightly, they were made with much discussion and care. The changes to the senior races are these: 1) increase the number of...

 
 By Julie Miller    Opinion    May 17, 2012

Reduce halibut bycatch

Alaska is a state which relies heavily on its commercial and sport fishing industries. Each year, men and women from across the state and across the world come here to fish our waters and catch some of the greatest wild seafood. In the Gulf of...

 
 By Linda Sewall    Opinion    May 17, 2012

Thank you

Thank you Please allow us the opportunity to say a public thank you to all those who participated in the Trail Blazers’ Iditarod Centennial Monument Dedication Ceremony on May 3. Thank to Seward Elementary School Principal David Kingsland who...

 
 By Kim Hughes    Opinion    May 17, 2012

Thank you

I would like to thank the following people for volunteering their time in making Tea and Tomes such a great success. Dawn Ernst, Carol Griswold, Amy Hankins, Jenifer Trautwein, Andy Thompson, Kerry Martin, Jim Herbert, Joe Tougas and his crew, Carl...

 

Thank you

The Seward/Moose Pass Imagination Library would like to say thank you for all of the wonderful participation at the April 28 Book Bash. We had over 75 people turn out to take part in the fun family activities. We would like to send out a special...

 
 By LOG Staff    Local    May 17, 2012

BCVFD plans extrication tool fundraiser

A grant for Bear Creek Fire Service Area to purchase extrication equipment was rejected by the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) last month. The letter from FEMA said, “Assistance to...

 

Health survey is a success

At least 25 percent of Seward and Moose Pass residents completed the recent health care survey conducted by Providence Seward Medical and Care Center. The survey examined the health needs of the Seward/Moose Pass area. The number of responses was...

 

Health services offered

A walk-in clinic is planned for 1-4 p.m. May 22 at Seward Public Health Center. Services offered are child health screening, immunizations, tuberculosis screening and treatment, STD diagnosis and treatment, HIV screening and counseling and family...

 

Lo graduates from UAA

Bud Lo of Seward is among the 2,172 graduates of the University of Alaska Anchorage Class of 2012. He received a bachelor of science degree in aviation technology with a minor in business administration at a celebratory ceremony at the George M....

 

Blobs in Lagoon might be moose

Alaska State Troopers contacted the LOG last week about the “Blobs in the Lagoon” that were reported in the May 3 edition. According to the Troopers, “there is a possibility that there are moose carcasses floating in the Lagoon, however, it is...

 
 By Laine Welch    Fishing    May 17, 2012

Communities strive for Ultimate Fishing Town status

Several Alaska towns are vying for the title of Ultimate Fishing Town which comes with a $25,000 check for local fishing projects. The annual competition is sponsored by the World Fishing Network,...

 

Seahawk girls soccer team wraps up season

The 2012 Seward Seahawk girls soccer team has wrapped up their season. The team included: Coach Tim Lebling, Manager: Kiana Clemens, Audra Atwood, Cambria Robinson, Jasmine Perea, Olivia Beckem,...

 

Boom truck operator Felix Morales remembered

Friends say Felix Morales, 52, who was killed last week when the boom truck he was operating fell over onto its side, throwing him from the cab 23 feet onto the deck of the M/V Taylor K below, was a...

 

Youth get ready for summer riding at Bike Rodeo

Elementary school age and younger children get their bicycles ready for the summer season at Terry’s Tires Bike Rodeo on Saturday. The day, organized by Seward Parks & Rec Department, included bike...

 

SPRD Activities — May 17, 2012

TYC tyc@cityofseward.net - 224-5472 Summer Camp registration is underway for youth in grades 1-6. The 12-week program, which is open to first through sixth graders, features physical activities in and around Seward such as hiking, playing sports,...

 

300 turn out for Pink Cheeks Triathlon

Over 300 participants with families and fans turned out for the 21st annual Polar Bear Pink Cheeks Triathlon sponsored by Seward Parks & Rec on May 5. The skies were overcast but the atmosphere was bright and sunny as participants ran, biked and...

 
 By Corey Hester    Sports    May 17, 2012

Seahawks take it to Regionals

The Seward Track and Field team competed in the Region III 3A Championships over the weekend at The Dome and Goldenview Middle School. Overall the girls placed third in the region and the boys placed...

 

Clifton Lee Hayes, Jr.

Clifton Lee Hayes, Jr. (Cliffe), 39 of Seward passed away May 8, 2012. The cause of death is undetermined at this time. A private service was held May 16. Clifton was born to Clifton and Donna Hayes,...

 

Out & About — May 17, 2012

Health Board meets The Seward Community Health Center Board meets at 6 p.m. May 17. The meeting is at Seward Mountain Haven Conference Room. The public is welcome and invited to attend. Beach and watershed cleanup scheduled Resurrection Bay...

 

Calendar — May 17, 2012

Thursday, May 16 7 to 8 p.m., Bear Creek Volunteer Fire Department meeting, Bear Creek Fire Station, 13105 Seward Hwy, Mile 5, 224-3345. Friday, May 17 Noon, Seward Chamber of Commerce luncheon, Breeze Inn, 224-8001. Saturday, May 18 6:30 to 7:30...

 

Page Down

Powered by ROAR Online Publication Software from Lions Light Corporation
© Copyright 2017

Rendered 01/18/2018 00:01