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Residents irked at cost of electricity

The Seward City Council chambers were lit up on Monday evening for its regular meeting. Only this time, it was a group of local residents delivering a charge over high electrical costs. Noting that some electrical utility bills had increased...

 

'Jaws drop' during Corps' flood-control inspection tour

Seward City Manager Jim Hunt believes elected officials from Washington, D.C., and the Army Corps of Engineers received a big wake-up call last week during their visit to the Lowell Point Diversion Tunnel as part of their review of the aging flood...

 

Junior class wins homecoming crown

The Seward High School junior class can officially claim to have the most school spirit, at least for the time being.. On Saturday the junior class claimed the top award in the annual Seward...

 

School district seeking Title VI representatives

The Kenai Peninsula Borough School District Title VI (Indian Education), formerly known as Title VII, is seeking parent, student, and staff advisory committee representatives. Committee members must commit to quarterly meetings, usually held at the...

 

Residents need to be 'bear aware' with recent visits

With the end of the summer season, another season begins on the Eastern Kenai Peninsula. Bear season. That has become evident over the past few weeks as at least two black bears have made appearances...

 

Community Calendar

Sept. 18 Meet the candidates The Seward Chamber of Commerce will be holding a “Meet the Candidates” forum on Monday, September 18, in the Seward City Council Chambers. The meeting will begin at 5 p.m. During the event residents will get the...

 
 By Tommy Wels    Local    September 14, 2017

City fills spots on October election, canvass boards

The Seward City Council appointed several residents to the Election and Canvas boards on Monday during their regular election. In all, nine residents were placed on the two bodies. Named to the Election Board for the upcoming October 3 municipal...

 

Charles Harry Graham

Longtime Anchor Point resident Charles Harry Graham, 82, died Friday, Aug. 29, 2017 at South Peninsula Hospital in Homer. No services will be held per his wishes. Charles Harry Graham was born June...

 

Open House on Marine Terminal is planned

The Alaska Railroad Corporation will be holding an open house to view the master plan for expansion of the Seward Marine Terminal on Tuesday, September 26. Members of the Railport Seward team are scheduled to be on hand to discuss the master plan...

 

Excuse me, I've have to go practice now

As a general rule, birthdays have never really meant that much to me. Most days I can’t even tell you how old I am because, you know, age is just a number, and because of my huge distaste for anythi...

 

Lindquist repeats at Frank D champion

Ruby Lindquist's legend grew even larger on Friday afternoon on a muddy trail. Despite a strong challenge from Homer's Autumn Daigle, she turned in a dominating effort in front of her home crowd on...

 

Sadie Lindquist claims JV gold

SSadie Lindquist joined his older sister, Ruby, as gold medal winners at Friday's Frank Dieckgraeff Invitational. And she did it by a wider margin. A junior, Lindquist dominated the girls' junior...

 

'Hawks take 3rd at Frank D Invitational

Neil Lindquist and Max Pfeiffenberger both turned in impressive outings on Friday and powered the Seward High School Seahawks cross-country team to third at the annual Frank Dieckgraeff Invitational....

 

Miscues doom Seward to 45-0 homecoming loss to rival Homer

Playing in front of a large homecoming crowd on a muddy Steinbrecher Field on Saturday, the Seward High School Seahawks learned a brutal lesson-that being, if you beat yourself, you will have no...

 

Lady 'Hawks open SCC play with wins two wins at home

The Seward High School Lady Seahawks opened Southcentral Conference action on a high note this past weekend. The Lady Seahawks won two of their three games, including victories over Redington and...

 

Spanos, Seward swimmers splash their way to 7th at Homer Invite

HOMER – Connor Spanos and the Seward High School swim team splashed their way to a seventh-place finish on Saturday at the Homer Invitational. The Seahawks rolled up seven points in the boys’ division. Spanos was among the meet’s top stars. He...

 

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. 31 0949 - NTWC reported an earthquake with magnitude of 5.3 located 65...

 

Van Dyke, Allen lead JV 'Hawks to 2nd at Frank D Invite

Jaden Van Dyke and Trapper Allen both finished in the top 10 on Friday and led the Seward High School junior varsity to second in the team standings at the Frank Dieckgraeff Invitational meet....

 

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