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Articles from the May 24, 2012 edition

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 By Heidi Zemach    Local    May 24, 2012

A pub is brewing for Seward

If all goes according to plan, downtown Seward will have a new brew pub and casual dining bar by the end of June. The 72-year old concrete building at the corner of Fourth and Washington, adjacent to...

 

Kids fish the day away at 1st Lake

Families of fishers dip their lines into 1st Lake Saturday at the annual Seward Parks & Rec Kids Fishing Day. In addition to fishing the group enjoyed a picnic and prizes....

 

Governor signs budget

Governor Sean Parnell signed off on the state operating and capital budgets on May 14 after vetoing about $67 million in allocaitons. Big ticket items in the budget for the East Kenai Peninsula are: Third Avenue Dormitory (AVTEC) $16,075,000 Friends...

 
 By Robert Reisner    Opinion    May 24, 2012

More twists and turns in flood mitigation

Greetings my fellow citizens, summer is here so let’s get out there and enjoy it! In my previous article I failed to mention the Army Corps of Engineers (ACE) Planning Assistance to States (PAS) Flood Risk Management for the Seward area. I will...

 
 By Tim Evers    Opinion    May 24, 2012

Limit halibut bycatch

Compliments to Les Palmer’s recent article in the outdoor section of the Kenai Peninsula Clarion in regards to halibut bycatch in the Gulf of Alaska and compliments to the North Pacific Fishery Management Council for taking the time in the...

 
 By Ed Martin Jr    Opinion    May 24, 2012

Changes needed to borough lands laws

Shall we the people of the Kenai Peninsula Borough be for protection of rights, or waiver and sacrifice them to hypothetical destruction of our borough and state resources? Emotion is not reason! We should not quietly accept denial of one or several...

 
 By Suzanne Niemi    Local    May 24, 2012

Who/what is the Seward Community Health Center?

This is the second in a series of articles aimed to inform and educate the residents of Seward about the status of healthcare in Seward and efforts to improve access to quality care in the future. The Community Health Center (CHC) program is focused...

 

Health services offered

A clinic for women of childbearing age is offered at Seward Public Health Center on June 6, 7 and 8. Michael Von Ah, ANP, will visit the health center to offer services such as PAP smears and contraception. The clinic is by appointment only and...

 
 By Heidi Zemach    Local    May 24, 2012

Mariners’ Memorial dedicated

Sunday afternoon in the wind and rain family members of nine deceased mariners, as well as, community members attended the dedication of the new Mariners’ Memorial at the south harbor uplands....

 

Summer Market opens

The Summer Market and Artists’ Co-op reopens today with flowers, herbs, veggie starts, and Bell’s tomatoes and cucumbers as they become available with more veggies by the end of June (B.Y.O.Bag). Amy Mow’s gluten-free cookies and tasty treats,...

 

Pub crawl planned

Nauti Otter Inn will host a pub crawl in Seward beginning at 7 p.m. June 2. The $25 fee includes entrance to the mixer, taxi rides to and from the Nauti Otter to town, hors d’oeuvres and a drink at each of the four participating bars. The evening...

 
 By Laine Welch    Fishing    May 24, 2012

Fishing permit prices skitter with the waves

The value of Alaska fishing permits has see-sawed over the past year with Cook Inlet prices heading upwards and Bristol Bay on the down side. “Cook Inlet had a really good year last year, and...

 

SPRD Activities — May 24, 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,...

 
 By Justin Matley    Local    May 24, 2012

Bears don’t know any better, but you do

Because humans share the environment with bears, and because we have our similarities, there are bound to be conflicts. We both feel comfortable living in this particular environment. We eat similar foods such as berries, fish and moose. In fact, eac...

 

Congratulations Seward High School Class of 2012!

Holly Leeann Aase Gage Edward Anderson Eileen Priscilla Audette* Raine Autumn Becker* Meg Lauren Berry* Kyle Andrew Boyette Galen Anthony Brewi Madalyn Annette Campbell* Chelsey Marie Clarke* Logan...

 

Out & About — May 24, 2012

Plant and pastry sale held at Senior Center Seward Senior Center’s Plant and Pastry Sale is from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Friday and Saturday, May 25 and 26 at the center, 336 Third. Rummage sale set for weekend Seward United Methodist Church is holding...

 

Picnic honors military

Sewardites thanked military personnel at a picnic Saturday at Harbor Plaza by the Small Boat Harbor....

 

Calendar — May 24, 2012

Thursday, May 24 Noon to 1 p.m., SeaView Community Services Board, SeaView, 302 Railway. 7 to 8 p.m., Bear Creek Volunteer Fire Department meeting, Bear Creek Fire Station, 13105 Seward Hwy, Mile 5, 224-3345. Saturday, May 26 6:30 to 7:30 p.m.,...

 
 By Dano Michaud    Features    May 24, 2012

Adventurers cross Harding Icefield

This photo was passed down to me from park ranger who knew someone in the party of folks that made the first recorded crossing of the Harding Icefield. “In the spring of 1968, the first documented...

 

Turn back the pages — May 24, 1990

Compiled by Julie Rosier Seward man injured in boat fuel explosion — Seward resident Jeff Brummer, 32, was injured last Friday night when fuel exploded aboard a sailboat he was working on in the small boat harbor. Fire Chief John Gage said the...

 

Police LOG — May 24, 2012

May 10 01:08 - Verbal warning for Inoperable Tailight issued at Three Bears parking lot. 03:10 - An employee at the Breeze Inn called 911 to report that a female came in and stated she had been raped. Officer responded. Victim was taken to Providence...

 

30th Annual Exit Glacier Run

Runners turned out in drizzly weather Saturday for the 30th annual Terry Pollard Memorial Exit Glacier Race. The Seward Parks & Recreation coordingated run was open to people of all ages. Top...

 

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