Articles from the May 4, 2017 edition

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Seward educator wins 2017 KPBSD 'Teacher' accolades

Elementary school teacher Stephanie Cronin is the Kenai Peninsula Borough School District BP Teacher of the Year and the winner of a $1,500 continuing education grant. A math and engineering educator...

 

Navy OKs 'Northern Edge' despite appeals

It might not be what local political leaders and area fishermen want, but the United States Navy hit the waters in full force on May 1 as part of its 2017 “Northern Edge” training exercise. In all, more than 6,000 people were scheduled to be...

 

ARRC meeting slated for May 9

The Alaska Railroad Corp. will be holding a public meeting on May 9 at the Dale R. Lindsey Terminal in Seward to discuss its Master Plan. During the meeting, members of the Railport Seward Team will be on hand to answer questions. The meeting is...

 

KPBSD could increase school lunch prices

The cost for that lunch at school could be inching a bit higher next year, if the Kenai Peninsula Borough School District has its way. During a work session held Monday, Assistant Superintendent David Jones said KPBSD board members will be presented...

 

Seward library to kick off SPR on May 27

The Seward Community Library & Museum will be launching its Summer Reading Program for preschool and elementary school students soon. This year’s theme is ‘Build a Better World.’ Families will have its annual Kick-Off Party on Saturday, May...

 

Robertia to hold signing on May 9

Joseph Robertia, author of “Life with Forty Dogs: Misadventures with Runts, Rejects, Retirees, and Rescues” will be holding a book signing and presentation at the Seward Community Library & Museum on Tuesday, May 9. The event will begin at 5:30...

 

Seward PAC sets meeting for May 9

The Seward State Parks Citizens Advisory Board will meet on Tuesday, May 9, from 6 to 8 p.m. In the Banquet Room at the AVTEC Culinary ARTS Building. Please note the new time change. This will be the last meeting until September 12. The public is...

 

Richard Paul Hubbard

Richard Paul Hubbard of Anchorage, AK returned to his heavenly home on Feb. 13, 2017 at the age of 60. Graveside services with military honors will be held 1 p.m., Thursday, May 11, 2017 at the American Legion Cemetery. Richard was born November...

 

Recruitment underway for jobs in Alaska's seafood industry

Alaskans looking for summer employment have the opportunity to work in the seafood industry. More than 20 work locations throughout the state are seeking qualified applicants. The largest demand is for seafood processors, with approximately 1,400...

 

Captain's Mast

The following is from the journals of the Seward Police Department. Those who have been arrested or summoned are presumed innocent until found guilty in a court of law. April 20 1558 - RP turned in a suitcase that was left at the DMV. The item was...

 

Volunteers needed for Pink Cheeks Triathlon

Volunteers are needed for the Pink Cheeks Triathlon, which is scheduled for May 6. Volunteers are needed to assist with registration, traffic control, lap timing, the finish line and other areas. Volunteers are encouraged to sign up at...

 
 By Tommy Wells    Sports    May 4, 2017

Lady 'Hawks 4x400 relay streaks to win in Homer

HOMER – The Seward Lady Seahawks 4x400-meter relay team established itself as one of the fastest squads in the state this past weekend with a stellar outing at the Homer Invitational Track and Field Championships. The four runners - Sadie...

 
 By Tommy Wells    Sports    May 4, 2017

Kratz, Allen lead SHS to 6th in Homer

HOMER – Hunter Kratz and Trapper Allen raced their way to silver medals on Saturday and helped the Seward Seahawks roll to sixth-place in the final team standings at the Homer Invitational Track and Field Championships. As a team, Seward rolled up...

 
 By Tommy Wells    Sports    May 4, 2017

Seward takes 2nd at state tourney

Hunter Forshee-Kurtz proved one thing for certain at the 2017 Alaska USA State Wrestling Championships this past weekend in Wasilla. He is one of the top young wrestlers in the state. The Seward...

 
 By Tommy Wells    Sports    May 4, 2017

Christenson nets silver at state meet

Rebekah Christenson made sure the Marathon Wrestling Club’s female wrestlers didn’t go unnoticed this weekend at the 2017 Alaska USA Women’s Wrestling Championships. The Seward sensation wrestled her way to a second-place finish. Competing in...

 

APT ribbon-cutting ceremony set for May 5

Advanced Physical Therapy, with help from the Seward Chamber of Commerce, will be holding its Grand Opening and Ribbon Cutting ceremony on May 5, beginning at 4 p.m.. The ceremony will be held at Advanced Physical Therapy’s new office at 234 4th...

 

Cordova community engages with oil spill response training

The Prince William Sound Regional Citizens’ Advisory Council held its second annual fishing vessel oil spill response training tour in Cordova on May 1, 2017. The Cordova community was invited to...

 

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