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 By Tommy Wells    Local    September 7, 2017

Mustang crew sends aid to Gulf Coast victims

The crew of the USCG Mustang got into the helping spirit recently by collecting items for emergency responders and victims of Hurricane Harvey, a Class 4 storm that struck the Texas Gulf Coast on August 25. The storm dumped more than 50 inches of...

 

Schools to dismiss early on Sept. 13

Schools in Seward and Moose Pass will let out early on Wednesday, Sept. 13, as part of the Kenai Peninsula Borough School District’s new teacher/staff preparedness initiative. According to the KPBSD, schools will release 90 minutes early on six...

 

UAA professor, Alaska Native helped study of sharks progress with use of technology

I bet you haven't thought much about that lately. After all, how would pondering this question ever help get you to the bottom of your to-do list today? But there are some surprises that may just set...

 

DEED releases school PEAKS results

The first year results of PEAKS, the online assessment for students in grades three through ten in English language arts and mathematics, are now online. KPBSD students continue to outperform state median scale scores in both English language arts...

 

Community Calendar

Sept. 8 CIRCAC meeting The Cook Inlet Regional Citizens Advisory Council’s Board of Directors will meet on Friday, September 8 at 9 a.m. at the Land’s End Resort in Homer. An agenda is being finalized and will be posted on the CIRCAC web site...

 

Cold-water safety training course set

The Alaska Marine Safety Education Association (AMSEA) will offer its popular Cold-Water Safety & Survival Training for Educators, online starting Sept. 18, 2017. The 14-week course is offered through the University of Alaska Southeast-Sitka...

 

Maude L. Harris

Maude Louise (Larsson) Harris ("Maunie" to family and friends) died August 26, 2017, at the age of 101. A small-business owner, freethinker, family woman and a loyal friend, Maude's most defining...

 

Micheal Stripp

Grant Michael Stripp died on July 16, 2017, at the age of 56. Mike came up to Alaska on an adventure meaning to stay six months. He fell in love with the land and the people and stayed 30 years....

 

Thankfully, Harvey didn't hit our home

I won’t lie to you, She-Who-Must-Not-Be-Made-Mad was sitting on pins and needles last week as she stood on the ground and looked up at me. First of all (and probably the biggest of her fears) was seeing me on the roof. To say the least, my...

 

State's top runners to compete in Frank D Invite

Some of the state’s top high school cross-country runners will converge on Seward on Friday to compete in the annual Frank D Invitational. In all, more than 15 boys and girls teams are scheduled to participate. The meet will get under way at 2...

 

Lindquist, Cooney sweep ACS Class Challenge titles

Ruby Lindquist and Hanna Cooney gave the Seward High School Lady Seahawks a clean sweep of the top spots in the girls’ divisions at the ACS 3K Class Challenge on Friday in Anchorage. The two SHS standouts raced their way to easy wins in their...

 

Petrosius races to 5th at ACS

Zen Petrosius turned plenty of heads this past Friday with a sensational performance at the ACS 3K Class Challenge at Cheney Lake in Anchorage. The Seward High School standout raced his way to fifth at the boys’ Junior/Senior standings. Petrosius...

 

SHS spikers take 2nd at North/South tourney

The Seward High School volleyball team continued its impressive start to the 2017 season this past weekend by nabbing second at the North/South Invitational Tournament in their home gym. Seward...

 

'Hawks to face Homer on Sat.

The Seward High School Seahawks will try to get on the right track this weekend when they face off against the Homer Mariners. The two Peninsula Conference rivals will meet at 2 p.m. on Saturday on the SHS field. Seward, 1-3 overall, will be trying...

 

New trapping, snaring classes are scheduled for Oct. 28

The Kenai National Wildlife Refuge will hold its 2017 trapping orientation class and snaring seminar on Saturday, Oct. 28, 2017, from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., at the Refuge Environmental Education Center on Ski Hill Road in Soldotna. To obtain a permit 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. 28 1020 - Fish House reported a male wearing a yellow headband, black coat...

 

Gifts for the sister ...

In 1967, Seward Mayor Richard Kirkpatrick joined Dennis Deck, Nancy Amend, Dan Bair and Seward Chamber of Commerce President Willard Dunham in presenting numerous gifts to the community's "Sister...

 

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