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Seavey family of Iditarod mushers honored

Dan Seavey, an organizer of the early Iditarod Sled Dog Races in the 1970s and long-time Seward resident was joined by his Iditarod champion son and grandsons Sunday at an event to congratulate and...

 
 By Heidi Zemach    Local    March 29, 2012

Citizens to test the air in Seward

A new citizen science air quality monitoring project began this weekend in Seward with a presentation and training. The group of volunteers is hoping to begin to answer questions like: How much...

 
 By Heidi Zemach    Local    March 29, 2012

Students make waves in Juneau

Two Seward High School freshmen just returned from an interesting civics lesson and lobbying trip to the Alaska State Capitol in Juneau as part of a delegation of 20 young leaders ages 13-18 from...

 
 By Barb Angaiak    Opinion    March 29, 2012

Fuzzy math = uncertain future for rural Alaskans

As a math teacher, I know there are many ways to solve a problem, but in the end only one answer is correct. In Juneau, there is a lot of focus on House Bill 110, which was sponsored by Governor Parnell and provides $2 billion a year in tax cuts to...

 

A Tribute To Rod Gonzales, Alaskan Artist (1948-2012)

A few of years ago, I read an article in “Newsweek” that I thought interesting. The Centers for Disease Control had been noticing a rise in cases of Hepatitis C among middle-aged Americans....

 

Interested in Alaska

Interested in Alaska Hello, my name is Natalie Ritter. I am a fifth grader at Napa Valley Language academy in Napa, Calif. The reason I am writing to you is because my class is doing a state report and I have chosen your amazing state, Alaska. I...

 

Scholarships available for first-generation college students

Alaska high school graduates who will be the first in their immediate family to attend a college or university can apply for tuition assistance from the Neal O. Thorpe Memorial Scholarship offered by The Alaska Community Foundation. To be eligible,...

 

Rasmuson foundation highlights late Seward philanthropist

The legacy that Tony Rollo left with his bequest to the Seward Community Foundation, an affiliate of The Alaska Community Foundation, has already started paying dividends that go beyond dollars. The...

 

Seward Middle School Third Quarter Honor Roll

Below are Seward Middle School students who maintained 3.0 and 4.0 grade point averages in the third quarter of the 2011-12 school year. Eighth Grade Paxson Berry, Seth Brewi, Ayla Bunch, Jessica Degnan, Alex Estes, Catelynn Hettick, Jessica...

 
 By Laine Welch    Fishing    March 29, 2012

Fishermen work to improve quality of catch

Fishermen in the world’s largest salmon fishery at Bristol Bay are getting good grades for improving the quality of their salmon, and it’s boosting their bottom line. Starting in 2008, two...

 

Alumni meet Seahawks on the court

Seward High School alumni played the Seahawks in both men's and women's games to raise funds for the Seward Booster Club....

 

Charles Ray ‘Pop Pop’ Hart, Jr.

Charles Ray “Pop Pop” Hart, Jr., 55 passed away March 14, 2012 at home surrounded by his family in Anchorage A celebration of life will be held 1 p.m. Saturday, March 31 at the Spenard Recreational Center, 2020 W 48th Ave., Anchorage. Doors will...

 

Biz Buzz — March 29, 2012

Nature’s Nectars re-opening Nature’s Nectars will reopen for it’s third season on Wednesday, April 4 at 6:30 a.m. Back on the fare are espresso drinks and exclusive nectars, house blend spicy cocoa, vanilla green tea latte, and the...

 

Calendar — March 29, 2012

Thursday, March 29 6:30 to 8 p.m., Community Choir, Seward High School music room, Sue McClure, 224-6784. 7 to 8 p.m., Bear Creek Volunteer Fire Department meeting, Bear Creek Fire Station, 13105 Seward Hwy, Mile 5, 224-3345. Friday, March 30 10:30 t...

 

Back when...

The morning after the March 27, 1964 earthquake a U.S. Army photographer took pictures from the air. The Texaco tank farm, at the bottom of D Street, is still burning and the debris in the middle of...

 

Turn back the pages — April 1, 1976

Compiled by Julie Rosier Editor’s Note: These articles come from the 1976 April Fool’s Day edition of the LOG. Then editor, Bev Dunham, explained The LOG’s April Fool’s trickery in her column that week, “There has been one other April...

 

Police LOG — March 22, 2012

March 18 23:18 - Individual from Bear Lake reported the roof of his garage collapsed. He was concerned about the power lines and electric box on the side of the garage. He also requested a trooper to assess the situation. Gave him the number to...

 

Application for Obihiro exchange is still open

One student has been accepted into the annual exchange program with Obihiro, Japan that is coordinated by the City of Seward and the Seward International Friendship Association. Up to four high school students are sought for the exchange with...

 

Spring ice covers harbor

With bright spring sun in the sky, a layer of ice floated on the waters of Seward Small Boat Harbor....

 

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