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 Announcements    March 8, 2012

Calendar — March 8, 2012

Thursday, March 8 Noon, Seward Community Library and Museum Building Committee monthly meeting, Seward Community Library, 238 Fifth, Mary Tougas, 362-1225 (cell). 6 to 8 p.m., Creative Writing Workshops, Seward Arts Council, Seward Community Library...

 
 Sports    March 8, 2012

Seahawk girls top conference

Seward Seahawks girls win Southcentral Conference Championship tournament at ACS in Anchorage last weekend. They will go to state tournament March 15-17. For stats see the print ed...

 
 By Heidi Zemach    Local    March 8, 2012

PodCasts outsmart Sperm Whales

Local hotel rooms and the high school filled with young people from across Alaska March 2-4, all sharing a common fascination with ocean sciences. This marked the 15th year for the Alaska Tsunami Nati...

 
 Local    March 8, 2012

Legislature commends Bencardino

Longtime Sewardite Louis “Louie” Bencardino was commended by the 27th Alaska Legislature for his dedication and commitment to public service on Feb. 22. In part, the citation reads, “Louie...

 
 By Elstun Lauesen    Opinion    March 8, 2012

Oil industry works to fool us again

The oil industry and its partners over at Alaska Oil and Gas Association have pulled a fast one on us. I have always appreciated Big Oil’s cleverness but they have outdone themselves by talking us y...

 
 By Ken and Jennifer Carr    Opinion    March 8, 2012

Thank You

Our son, Joe Carr, will soon be moving into a group home being built by HOPE Community Resources. We volunteered to do the interior painting and many friends joined us. We cannot express how much we appreciate the work that Ron Stallings did for...

 
 By Coach Marc Swanson    Opinion    March 8, 2012

Thank You

This past winter, 14 intrepid athletes were involved in the Seward High Nordic Ski Program. For five months, these young men and women pitted themselves against the ultimate competitor: the weather. They skied in all kinds of conditions: freezing,...

 
 Local    March 8, 2012

Small Boat Harbor certified as clean

Seward Small Boat Harbor has been certified as an Alaska Clean Harbor, after two years of working with the Alaska Clean Harbors (ACH) organization. The ACH Advisory Committee, the certifying body for the program, includes representatives from Alaska...

 
 Local    March 8, 2012

Roman chosen for SCCC Employee of the Year

Joseph Roman, Correctional Officer II has been selected as Spring Creek Correctional Center’s Employee of the Year for 2012. Roman has been with Spring Creek since Sept. 9, 2003. According to a SCCC press release, he is a natural leader and a man...

 
 Local    March 8, 2012

Seavey makes Iditarod run for history

Dan Seavey and his team run down Cordova Street in Anchorage Saturday for the ceremonial start of the Iditarod sled dog race to Nome. Seavey is participating in honor of the 40th anniversary of the...

 
 By Heidi Zemach    Education    March 8, 2012

Seward debate team showcases their talents

Seward’s first ever Debate, Drama and Forensics team is up and running, and already winning awards at the state level. Agusta Lind coached the group, which had its state tournament at the University...

 
 Announcements    March 8, 2012

Floodplain management review completed

The annual review of the Kenai Peninsula Borough floodplain management program is completed. A memo to the borough assembly reviews 13 floodplain strategies proprosed by the KPB All-Hazard Mitigation Plan is available by request. Borough residents...

 
 Announcements    March 8, 2012

Wilderness First Responder classes offered

Kayak Adventures will once again sponsor a Wilderness First Responder class and a WFR Recert class next month in Seward. The WFR classes offer medical training for guides, park and forest service employees and anyone who spends time in the...

 
 Alaska    March 8, 2012

Weight and load restrictions coming

Weight and load restrictions will soon be imposed on the Alaska highway system for all vehicles over 10,000 pounds gross vehicle weight, warns the Alaska Department of Transportation and Public Facilities in a press release. The weight restrictions...

 
 By Marc Swanson    Sports    March 8, 2012

Seahawk skiers take on the state experience

Seahawk ski team raced in world-class conditions at the ASAA State Nordic Ski Competition Feb. 22-25 at Kinkaid Park in Anchorage. Lindsey Kromrey, Maggie Herbert, Laura Dyer and Brooke Estes...

 
 Sports    March 8, 2012

Jackson places second in regional Hoop Shoot

Seward eighth grader Ronald Jackson won second place in his age group at the Northwest Regional Elks Hoop Shoot this past weekend in Portland Oregon. Jackson sunk 20 of his 25 free throw shots, but...

 
 Sports    March 8, 2012

Seward youth compete at JNYO

Youngsters from around the state gathered Feb. 17-19 at Begich Middle School in Anchorage to compete in the Junior Native Youth Olympics. First and second graders competed in kneel jump, Eskimo stick pull and seal hop. Third and fourth graders compet...

 
 Sports    March 8, 2012

Boys play at regionals

Jalen Terry, a junior, shoots a three-pointer late in the the third quarter for the Seahawk varsity boys Starting seniors, Jayna O’Leary and Logan Clemens box out on a defense in hopes of grabbing...

 
 Local    March 8, 2012

Climber practices in winter

Luke Rosier scales the rock climbing wall at AVTEC gym....

 
 Announcements    March 8, 2012

SPRD Activities — March 8, 2012

TYC tyc@cityofseward.net - 224-5472 Middle School Dance — 7:30 - 10 p.m. March 8. $4. Dance the night away with DJs Jalen and Eli. School’s Out Day Camp (March 9) and Spring Break Camp (March 12-16) — Days filled with fun, arts and crafts,...

 
 Announcements    March 8, 2012

Out & About — March 8, 2012

Creative writing workshop offered A creative writing workshop offered from 6-8 p.m. March 8 and 22 in the basement of Seward Community Library Museum. No experience is necessary. Bring paper and something to write with. Workshops are facilitated by...

 
 Features    March 8, 2012

Back when...

Ice formed on the promenade deck of the S.S. Denali in January 1952 while en route from Seward to Seattle. The Denali was built in 1927 and purchased by the Alaska Steamship Company in 1938. It was...

 
 By The Seward Phoenix LOG    Features    March 8, 2012

Turn back the pages — March 7, 2002

Compiled by Julie Rosier Spot shrimp surrender to ASLC — The Alaska SeaLife Center staff doesn’t have to go looking for spot shrimp — the crustaceans come to them. “They come up the siphon lines and into the sea water well,” said aquarium...

 
 Police LOG    March 8, 2012

Police LOG — March 8, 2012

Feb. 27 01:14 - Officer advised there was a vehicle stuck at Seward Highway and Bear Drive, but the driver had someone coming to get them out. 07:00 - Kenai Peninsula Borough School District advised 2-hour delay for all Seward and Moose Pass...

 
 Local    March 8, 2012

Senior center volunteers honored

Seward Senior Center honored its volunteers on Leap Day (Feb. 29) with a Red Carpet Affair that included a special luncheon and entertainment....

 

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