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Paperman to serve as auctioneer at Oct. 2 Dessert Extravaganza

Jean Schwafel, the Chairman of St. Peter’s Dessert Extravaganza with its Live & Silent Auction, announce earlier this week that Dave Paperman will serve as this year’s Auctioneer. This community inspired fundraiser will be held in the Community...

 

AZA OKs accreditation to SeaLife Center

The Association of Zoos & Aquariums (AZA) today announced that the Alaska SeaLife Center was granted accreditation by AZA's independent Accreditation Commission. "Only zoos and aquariums that...

 

Absentee voting now under way at city hall

Absentee In Person voting for the City of Seward and Kenai Peninsula Borough Municipal Elections began Monday, Sept. 19, in city hall. Voting is being done in the City Clerk’s Office on the first floor. Voting hours are from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m....

 

SSC to host an 'Aging Mastery' program on Oct. 13

The Seward Senior Center will be offering a 10-week health and well-being package to all adult residents age 50 and over. The program is called the Aging Mastery Program and it was developed by the National Council on Aging (NCOA). This is a...

 

Wada statue dedication set for Sept. 23

The official dedication of the Jujiro Wada statue, erected this summer, will be on Friday, Sept. 23, starting at 1 p.m. The statue, which is located on the bike path at 6th and Railway, was commissioned by the Seward Iditarod Trail Blazers and...

 

Unemployment rate climbs to 6.8 percent in Aug.

Alaska’s seasonally adjusted unemployment rate was 6.8 percent in August, up slightly from July’s 6.7 percent. The comparable national rate was 4.9 percent, unchanged from the previous month. Although the one-tenth of a percentage point change...

 
 By Sean Fry    Opinion    September 22, 2016

Pastor's Corner

In America today, Christianity has gotten a bad name. Moral failings of televangelists, hateful rants from those that claim to be Christians, and quite honestly, bad behavior by some Christians (or at least neglect of others) has created a sense...

 

Lady 'Hawks 2nd at Su Valley

Ruby Lindquist, Emma Moore and Sadie Lindquist each raced their way into the top 20 on Saturday and helped spur the Seward High School girls’ cross country team to a second-place finish at the Su Valley Invitational in Talkeetna. More than 200...

 

'Hawks claim 3rd straight win

The Seward Seahawks moved one step closer to the postseason on Friday afternoon with a gutsy 28-13 come-from-behind win over the Monroe Catholic Rams in a non-conference matchup played in a heavy...

 

Seward can clinch playoff return with win vs. Voz

The Seward Seahawks can put an exclamation point on a wild see-saw season on Friday. A real nice exclamation mark. Seward can end a two-year playoff drought this weekend with a much-needed victory...

 

Seahawks run to 5th in Talkeetna

Hunter Kratz and Zen Petrosius both legged out outstanding efforts on Saturday and helped carry the Seward High School boys’ cross country team to a fifth-place finish at the 2016 Su Valley Invitational in Talkeetna. Overall, 183 SHS runners...

 

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. Sept. 6 2101 - Verbal warning issued to AINA MARIA ROSSELLOSEGUI, CA OLN, While d...

 

Fish Factor

It surprises many people across the state that fall is one of the busiest times for Alaska’s fishing industry from the Panhandle to the Bering Sea. As salmon season gets tucked away, hundreds of boats of all gear types are still out on the water,...

 

Kratz, Lindquist shine at KPB Invitational

Hunter Kratz went into the 2016 Kenai Peninsula Borough Invitational last Tuesday looking to prove to himself that he was in good enough condition to compete at the Region III meet. He did that - and more. The Seward standout nailed down his second...

 

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