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Ready ... Set ... Repair!

Want to help paint a mural? Volunteers are invited to help paint the newly updated "Alaska Aviation in Seward" mural on September 16-17 in the Seward Library/Museum basement. The original "Dawn of...

 

USAF, city end lease on former recreation camp

The long wait for the U.S. government to end its long-term lease on the former U.S. Air Force recreation camp in Seward came to an end last week when city officials were notified the lease had been relinquished. According to the city, the property...

 

NPS warns visitors to stay clear of glacier due to ice fall

The National Park Service is warning visitors to Seward’s Exit Glacier to stay back from its immediate edge because of the danger of falling ice. Tall blocks and slabs of ice have created an ice fall hazard at the glacier’s toe and sides, so the...

 

Community Calendar

Sept. 1 First Friday On the first Friday of every month various shops and businesses throughout downtown and the harbor area play host to artists and offer refreshments. Sept. 4 City hall closed Seward City Hall and the Seward Community Library and...

 

Shirley Cecilia Anderson Seavey

Shirley (Anderson) Seavey was born May 13, 1939, in Saint Cloud, Minnesota, to Gustav Arvid (Richard) and Olga Elizabeth Anderson. She attended high school in Milaca, Minnesota. She played the...

 

Guy Rosi, Sr.

Guy I. Rosi, Sr., 90, died Monday, Aug. 21, 2017, at his home in Kachemak City with his family by his side.  A celebration of his life/ potluck will be held 12 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 9, 2017, at the...

 
 By Tommy Wells    Opinion    August 31, 2017

Jordan begins the next step of his career

As parents, all of us go through some stage of wanting our children to excel in whatever they like to do. Whether it be in sports, band, snowmachine racing or hopscotch. I don’t know if it is about living our lives through the children or not...

 
 By Tommy Wells    Sports    August 31, 2017

Foldager-Strabel sprints to Lost Lake Run win

Denali Foldager-Strabel continued to prove to everyone she is among the top long-distance runners in the country this past weekend by winning the Lost Lake Run title. The Seward native won the women’s division by more than a minute despite a sloppy...

 
 By Tommy Wells    Sports    August 31, 2017

Petrosius leads SHS to 15th at Bartlett

Zen Petrosius raced his way to a top 35 finish on Saturday and helped carry the Seward High School boys’ cross country team to a solid performance at the Bartlett State Preview in Anchorage. Backed by Petrosius’ efforts, Seward rolled up 378...

 
 By Tommy Wells    Sports    August 31, 2017

Seward takes second at Shayna Pritchard Memorial Tournament

The Seward High School Lady Seahawks nailed down their second straight impressive showing in tournament play on Saturday in Nikiski. Fresh off a second-place finish at the season-opening Homer Jamboree, the Lady Seahawks advanced to the championship...

 

Seahawks suffer 34-0 loss to Houston

Seward High School head coach Kelly Cinereski knew his team would take a few knocks in the first three weeks of the high school football season. Facing the defending state champion and state runner-up in back-to-back weeks tends to do that. The...

 

Dieckgraeff Invitational scheduled for Sept. 8

Some of the state’s top cross country athletes will converge on Seward next weekend to compete in the annual Frank Dieckgraeff Invitational. The meet is scheduled for Sept. 8. More than a dozen varsity and junior varsity teams from throughout the...

 

Seward girls take 13th at Bartlett State Preview

Ruby Lindquist continued to tear up the Alaska high school cross country scene this past weekend by grinding out yet another top 5 finish. She raced her way to fourth in the individual standings at the Bartlett State Preview on Saturday in...

 

Nancy Jo Johnson

Nancy Jo Johnson went to be with her beloved Savior on Aug. 20, 2017. Her husband was by her side when she died at their home in Kasilof, Alaska, at the age of 67, after a courageous battle with pancr...

 

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. 22 0032 - Wells Fargo Security reported a network failure alarm at Third...

 

Entries sought for 2018 Sport Fishing photo contest

The Alaska Department of Fish and Game, Division of Sport Fish, is accepting photo entries for the 2018 Sport Fishing Regulations Summary booklet photo contest. The submission deadline is 5 p.m. Thursday, November 30, 2017. Three photos will be...

 

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