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 By Tommy Wells    Local    June 22, 2017

Route for July 4th parade released

One of the major attractions for the upcoming Independence Day celebrations now has a route. The Seward Chamber of Commerce released the route for the 2017 parade recently. According to the chamber, parade entries will be staging in the AVTEC First...

 
 By Tommy Wells    Features    June 22, 2017

Hundreds flock to MP for Summer Solstice '17

The music was turned up loud and the fun was cranked up even higher this past weekend at the 2017 Moose Pass Summer Solstice Festival. The two-day event drew hundreds of visitors to the small...

 
 By Tommy Wells    Education    June 22, 2017

Library backers hold official grand opening

It's official. Thanks to almost 1,000 volunteer hours from residents, the oldest public library on the Kenai Peninsula now has the newest building. The Moose Pass Public Library was officially opened...

 
 By Staff report    Local    June 22, 2017

Two drown when boat capsizes near Resurrection Bay

A Saturday afternoon fishing trip turned deadly for two Anchorage men when the boat they were on capsized near Resurrection Bay. According to a report from the Alaska State Troopers, the U.S. Coast Guard notified law enforcement officials at 3:01...

 

Purple Heart recipients to enjoy halibut fishing in Alaska

Wounded Warriors in Action Foundation (WWIA) is sending four Purple Heart recipients on an all-expense-paid fishing trip in Seward. Hosted by John Moline of INN and OUT Charters, along with Kenai Fjords Bed & Breakfast, this annual trip will include...

 
 By Tommy Wells    Fishing    June 22, 2017

Fullerton woman snags lead in halibut tourney

Wayne Nygard's hopes of winning the 2017 Seward Halibut Tournament came to an end last week when not one, but two, fishermen landed huge fish and pushed him to third overall. On Friday, June 16, Ermag...

 
 By Tommy Wells    Fishing    June 22, 2017

Big haul makes compromise 'great' for WV couple

When Paige Prozma and her husband, Gerald, sat down to decide where they wanted to go on vacation, Seward, Alaska, wasn't on either one's wish list. It's probably at the top of the memory list now. Th...

 

Water issues force AVTEC gym to close briefly

The Seward Parks and Recreation Department closed the Sports and Rec program at the AVTEC Gym early on Tuesday, June 20, due to lack of water. The Seward water department was be working on water lines to the facility from 5 p.m. until 9 p.m. The...

 

ADF&G extends subsistence fishing hours in Lower Cook Inlet

Effective immediately, subsistence fishing periods in the Port Graham Subdistrict are extended 24-hours in length from 5 1/2 days per week, to 6 1/2 days per week. Subsistence fishing in the Port Graham Subdistrict is permitted from 10 p.m.Thursday...

 
 By Tommy Wells    Opinion    June 22, 2017

Are you ready for the party to start

Everyone loves a parade and fireworks. Well, unless you are the one that gets a really short fuse on the firecracker … then you probably aren’t going to be real happy. Of course, since we live in...

 

Open letter of support for National Park infrastructure

Visitors to Alaska come to experience many things, and they come to Seward for the great fishing, amazing scenery, and wonderful people. Seward has a world-class national park, Kenai Fjords, which hosted over 300,000 visitors last year. Visitors to...

 

Annual SHS booster club tourney set for July 29 at Birch Ridge Golf Course

If you like to play golf and love to support the athletes at Seward High School, then you are in luck because Seward Sea-hawks Athletics Booster Club has a way for you to do both. The Seward Seahawks Athletics Booster Club’s 14th annual golf...

 
 By Tommy Wells    Sports    June 22, 2017

Preseason drills begin in a month for area athletes

High school athletes from throughout the state will return to action next month when preparations for the 2017-18 school year get under way. Members of the Seward High School football program will take to the field for their first day of practice on...

 

Wildlife Rescue Run & Walk set for July 29

Area runners and walkers will get a chance to put their feet where their hearts are next month when the 19th Annual 5K Wildlife Rescue Run & Walk gets under way. The annual event will begin at the Alaska SeaLife Center in Seward on Saturday, July...

 
 By Tommy Wells    Local    June 22, 2017

Young walrus receiving care from ASLC staff

The Alaska SeaLife Center got a new visitor this weekend. And it is one that is sure to excite the masses who make their way through the facility. On Saturday, the ASLC received a baby walrus that...

 

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. June 12 1104 - P&R requested an Officer to the shower room at Resurrection...

 

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