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 By Tommy Wells    Local    August 4, 2016

Former Seward resident honored by City of Anchorage on 100th

It took a while for it to happen, but former Seward resident Maude Harris did have her day in Anchorage. Literally, she had her own day. Harris was honored on her 100th birthday by the City of...

 

18th Annual Rescue Run slated for Saturday

The Alaska SeaLife Center is hosting its 18th Annual 5K Wildlife Rescue Run & Walk on Saturday. The annual family-friendly race is a fundraiser to support the Center's Wildlife Response Program....

 

Chamber, city gearing up for start of 61st Silver Salmon Derby

Do you know how to tell summer is coming to an end? Many know by the change in the weather, but in Seward it is the annual Silver Salmon Derby. With the Captain’s kick-off BBQ at the Derby booth on Friday, Aug. 12, at 5:30 p.m. to 8 p.m., where...

 

Early voting gets underway in Alaska

Early voting and Absentee In Person voting has begun for voters in Alaska that are wishing to cast their ballots in the upcoming state primaries. According to the state’s election guidelines, all voters are eligible to vote early beginning Aug. 1,...

 

'You Knew Me When' bringing their craft compositions to the Yukon Bar

After uprooting from their Nashville home and full-time jobs in June of 2012, the husband and wife indie folk-rock duo You Knew Me When set plans to tour the nation for a full year … however, they never stopped. Since that time they have been...

 

Capra to appear at SCLM book signing

A book signing with Alaska historian Doug Capra will be held on Tuesday, Aug. 16, at 2:30 p.m. in the Community Room of the Seward Community Library & Museum. Capra will sign books, answer questions and share stories from his book, ”The Spaces...

 

Ruth Alene Knutson

Our beautiful mother, Ruth Knutson, passed away at Providence Seward one week after celebrating her 89th birthday. Both my sister, Linda, and I were with her as she made the transition. Mom was born...

 
 By Tommy Wells    Opinion    August 4, 2016

The 'Curse' is so very strong in me

When I was younger, I had no problem dealing with the energy of young kids. They could have vaulted off the bed, done a somersault over the chandelier and landed on my back and I probably wouldn’t...

 

Pretty Gritty, Small Souls to perform locally

Seward will play to two popular musical acts next week as a pair of Oregon duos hit the stage at the Yukon for a pair of performances. Pretty Gritty and Small Souls will both be performing as part of their stay in Alaska. Pretty Gritty...

 

13 is lucky number for high school principal

The Seward Seahawks Athletic Booster Club's annual golf tournament was played on July 23 at the Birch Ridge Golf Course. It was the 13th year the tournament has been held and it proved to be a lucky n...

 

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. July 21 0031 - RP reported that she found a black an orange 10-speed bike across...

 

New SES students to register on Aug. 8-9

Seward Elementary School will be open for new student registration on Aug. 8-9 from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Parents must fill out a registration packet for each new student. Additionally, parents must provide a birth certificate, updated immunization...

 

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