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 By Tommy Wells    Local    July 6, 2017

Patterson, Ostrander claim 1st MMR wins

Scott Patterson and Allie Ostrander stepped onto Fourth Avenue on Tuesday morning with everyone expecting them to turn in a few fireworks in the 90th running of the Mount Marathon Race. And they did....

 
 By Tommy Wells    Features    July 6, 2017

Aalund captures top spot in Seward Halibut Tournament

Ermagene Aalund brought home the biggest fish in the 2017 Seward Halibut Tournament and then took home plenty of cash to go along with it. Aalund pocketed $5,500 on June 30 when her 232.2-pound catch...

 

Happy 4th of July

Two young girls wave small U.S. flags as they ride on a float in the 2017 Seward Independence Day parade on Tuesday. The girls were part of more than 20 enterants in the annual event celebrating the...

 
 By Tommy Wells    Local    July 6, 2017

SBCFSA seeks to fill two seats, lands $50,000 for CERR project

The Seward Bear Creek Flood Service Area Board of Directors is looking to fill two key spots in the next few weeks. According to a memo provided to the Seward City Council on June 26 by SBCFSA Service Area Coordinator Stephanie Presley, the SBCFSA...

 

Mini-grant funds for Lego Club

The Seward Community Library & Museum’s Lego Club has received a boost from the Seward Community Library Association. The SCLA received a $650 mini-grant from the Seward Community Foundation recently and is giving those funds to the library’s...

 

Chamber meeting scheduled for July 14

The Seward Chamber of Commerce will hold its next member luncheon meeting on Friday, July 14, in the Mt. Alice Room at Breeze Inn. The luncheon will be from noon until 1 p.m. Curtis Thayer, CEO of the Alaska Chamber of Commerce, is scheduled to be...

 
 By Tommy Wells    Business    July 6, 2017

The Painted Whale launches first guided mural tour

“Cultural Tourism” is being brought to life in Seward. Justine Pechuzal, owner and operator of The Painted Whale, announced last week that she would be launching a new summer activity for visitors, and locals as well—a guided tour of the...

 

Alaska Women Speak features Pels' mural book

The Summer 2017 issue of Alaska Women Speak features a full-page review of “Framed by Sea & Sky: Community art in Seward, mural capital of Alaska,” by Seward-born Jacquelin Ruth Benson Pels. “Art has a long history in Seward,” the review begi...

 

'Summer of Heroes' deadline is July 17

With the nomination period coming to a close in approximately two weeks, the Alaska Boys & Girls Clubs are seeking out the state’s young heroes. Summer of Heroes is a partnership program with Alaska Communications and Boys & Girls Clubs Alaska to...

 
 By Tommy Wells    Opinion    July 6, 2017

Being a 'Creative Chef' has its benefits

As I was growing up, I sometimes wondered why I wasn’t as good at working with wood as my older brothers, Danny, Wayne and Butch. And, no, getting paddled at school with a wooden board does not make someone an expert on woodworking … although I...

 
 By Tommy Wells    Local    July 6, 2017

Lindquist sprints to 2nd in Junior standings

Luke Jager and Molly Gellert may have won the 2017 Mount Marathon Race's Junior division titles, but that didn't mean Seward''s Ruby Lindquist wasn't able to turn her fair share of heads at the...

 

Annual booster club tourney slated for July 29 in Soldotna

If you like to play golf and love to support the athletes at Seward High School, then you are in luck because the Seward Seahawks Athletics Booster Club has a way for you to do both. The booster club’s 14th annual golf tournament will be held next...

 

CATC Youth Soccer to get started July 10

If you love soccer, being outdoors and having fun with friends, then the summer soccer league is for you! This program features bi-weekly practices, skill development, league jerseys, scrimmages and more. For safety, shin guards are required. League...

 

'Alaskaman' triathlon slated to held in Seward in July 15

The “Alaskaman” triathlon will hit town on July 15 when more than 4300 extreme athletes try their hands at one of the nation’s toughest events. As part of the event, athletes will swim 2.6 miles in Resurrection Bay, beginning near Miller’s...

 

City of Seward to participate in ' Great ShakeOut' exercise

Area governmental agencies are being encouraged to tune in and participate on July 21 when the Federal Emergency Management Administration (FEMA), Region X, the Southern California Earthquake Center, and the State of Alaska partner to present the...

 

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 15 BRIAN WEIMAR called to report a possible disturbance issue at Spring...

 
 By Tommy Wells    Local    July 6, 2017

'Hot dogs' find way to 'relish' support for friends

For the participants competing in the Mount Marathon Race, it is relatively easy for their friends to pick them out of a crowd as they work their way down Fourth Ave. Finding friends in the sea of...

 

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