Articles from the August 24, 2017 edition

Sorted by date  Results 1 - 19 of 19



 By Tommy Wells    Fishing    August 24, 2017

Big Lake man wins Silver Salmon Derby

For C.H. Schroeder, the hardest part of the 62nd annual Seward Silver Salmon Derby was waiting to see if his fish would stand the test of time. That wait came to an end Saturday afternoon. A...

 
 By Tommy Wells    Fishing    August 24, 2017

Wetherhorn: 'I haven't stopped smiling yet'

Neither rain, a long road from his home in Houston, nor hours of hearing his wife's plans for talking him out of his reward could stop Ian Wetherhorn from being on hand Sunday afternoon at the awards...

 
 By Tommy Wells    Local    August 24, 2017

City, borough elections are now set for voters

Residents of the Kenai Peninsula Borough will have plenty of choices to make on October 3 when they go to the polls to cast their ballots in the General Election. In all, Seward voters will be helping to decide several key borough seats as well as...

 

Annual Founder's Day celebration is Aug. 28

The Resurrection Bay Historical Society will host the annual Founders' Day celebration from 1-4 p.m. in the Community Room of the Seward Community Library and Museum. The event honors those who...

 

City seeks to inform voters about Proposition 1

Tommy Wells Seward Phoenix LOG The Seward City Council isn’t relying on word of mouth to educate voters on the importance of extending the terms of those elected to the city’s governing body by a year. It’s taking the message to the people....

 

Council authorizes city manager to purchase loader for SMIC

The Seward Marine Industrial Center (SMIC) will be getting some much-needed equipment soon, thanks to the Seward City Council. Members of the council voted unanimously to authorize City Manager Jim Hunt to purchase an L70 loader from Construction...

 

Crystal Serenity begins trip through Northwest Passage

The Crystal Serenity cruise ship began its second historic trip to the Northwest Passage last week. The vessel departed Seward on Tuesday, August 15, for a 32-day voyage. The sailing marks the second year in which a cruise liner will navigate the...

 

Community Calendar

Throughout August Athletic physicals Glacier Family Medicine is offering back-to-school/sports physicals for $35 in August. To schedule an appointment contact GFM at 224-8733. Aug. 26 Play time Play time is held each Saturday from noon until 4 p.m....

 
 By Tommy Wells    Local    August 24, 2017

Erickson claims top prize in Rotary's annual duck race

Dana Erickson can officially claim to be Seward's best duck racer for the 2017 calendar year. She has the check to prove it. Erickson won the Rotary Club's annual Duck Race event on Sunday afternoon...

 

Heather Bardarson is named SCL&M's new program director

Heather Bardarson was recently named the new Program Director at the Seward Community Library and Museum. “She is a people person with a lot of enthusiasm and initiative, as well as a passion for our community,” members of the library board...

 

Stephen 'Captain Steve' Alexander Miller

Stephen "Captain Steve" Alexander Miller, 69, of Seward passed away peacefully on August 9, 2017, from complications caused by stage four lung cancer. Cremation has been handled by Peninsula Memorial...

 
 By Tommy Wells    Opinion    August 24, 2017

Turn the TV off! I can't take much more

Over the last few days, I did something I rarely ever do—I turned on the television. And that, for good or bad, left me wondering about the sanity of the entire planet. And, in no small measure, my own sanity for having turned it on. I have been...

 

City: Paving crews complete work on Swetmann and Sea Lion streets

People driving around Seward will notice some new blacktop in several parts of the city, especially around the school campuses. According to the City of Seward, paving crews finished work on both Swetmann Avenue and Sea Lion Avenue on August 21,...

 
 By Tommy Wells    Sports    August 24, 2017

Eielson hands Seahawks first loss

The Eielson High School Ravens rolled up 552 total yards of offense and dealt the Seward Seahawks a tough 56-0 setback on Saturday at Buck Nystrom Field at Eielson Air Force Base in Fairbanks. With the win, the defending Division III state champions...

 
 By Tommy Wells    Sports    August 24, 2017

Lindquists lead SHS to win at ACS meet

Ruby Lindquist and her younger sister, Sadie, turned more than a few heads on Friday when they led the Seward High School girls’ cross country team to a victory at the Anchorage Christian School Dual Meet. And they did it with pizzazz. The...

 
 By Tommy Wells    Sports    August 24, 2017

Lady 'Hawks take flight in Homer

HOMER – The Seward High School Lady Seahawks kicked off their 2017 volleyball campaign with a stellar performance this past weekend. Backed by the play of Maille Moriarty and Coral Petrosius, the...

 
 By Tommy Wells    Sports    August 24, 2017

JV girls battle to 4th in their first outing of season

HOMER – The Seward High School Lady Seahawks' junior varsity volleyball fought its way to a fourth-place finish this past weekend at the Homer Jamboree. The SHS girls suffered a narrow loss to...

 

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. Aug. 9 0121 - The night auditor from the Hotel Seward reported AK/LIC JDV548 with...

 

Car seat checkup set for Sept. 6 at SCLM

Car seat and booster checkups are being planned for Wednesday, September 6, from 10 to 11:30 a.m. at the Seward Community Library and Museum, and from 2 to 4 p.m. in the AVTEC parking lot....

 

Powered by ROAR Online Publication Software from Lions Light Corporation
© Copyright 2017