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Articles from the September 27, 2012 edition

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Disaster rains on Seward

It’s been a silty, wet, stormy flood nightmare, especially for residents of low lying areas, those living near streams or below levees that broke or spilled over, and who did all they could to...

 

Residents help one another, wonder why more wasn’t done

Residents in affected areas responded to the downpour and flooding as best they could. They helped one another out as they tried to minimize flood damage to their own homes and back-yard businesses....

 

The flood waters rearrange everything

Lowell Creek gushes out of the diversion tunnel at the south end of town where crews battled to keep tons of gravel from destroying the bridge on Lowell Point Road...

 

Vote set for Oct. 2

On the ballot City of Seward voters will elect three city council members on Oct. 2. In addition City voters will also vote on two propositions. Proposition 1 is about establishing and adopting a financial disclosure form and guidelines for the City...

 

City Council Candidates

On Oct. 2, next Tuesday, City of Seward voters will elect three people to City Council for 2-year terms. Five candidates are running for the three positions. Ristine Casagranda, Marianna Keil and Jean Bardarson currently sit on the council. The LOG a...

 

Kenai Peninsula Borough Assembly Candidate

Voters on the East Kenai Peninsula will elect their representative to the Kenai Peninsula Borough on Oct. 2. Incumbent Sue McClure is running unopposed. The LOG asked McClure to describe her vision of East Peninsula in the future and how the vision...

 

Seward celebrates art and music

The Seward Music and Arts Festival is set for this weekend with musicians and performers from all over the state along with artisan booths and food vendors. The festival begins this year on Friday,...

 

Ludwig named Alaska Firefighter of the Year

Bear Creek volunteer Autumn Ludwig received the Firefighter of the Year award Friday during the State of Alaska Firefighters Convention in Sitka. Ludwig was completely surprised to receive the award....

 

Council mulls water additives, tables utility interconnect

Monday’s Seward City Council proceedings were dominated by an F word: Fluoride. Seward voters approved an advisory initiative in October 2009 to pursue fluoridation in the public water system. The...

 

Seahawk Sports

VOLLEYBALL • Friday and Saturday, Sept. 28 and 29 at Homer Peninsula Challenge. • Tuesday, Oct. 9 at home against Skyview. SWIMMING/DIVING • Friday and Saturday, Sept. 28 and 29 at Barlett/Chugiak Invite. • Saturday, Oct. 6, Seward Invite....

 

Seward woman killed in traffic accident

Seward resident Jenna Clarke, 20, died over the weekend of injuries sustained in an accident Sept. 21 in Anchorage in which she was pinned under a dump truck, according to the Anchorage Daily News....

 

Seward man arrested for abuse

Anchorage police arrested Derek Barr, 19 of Seward, on Sept. 13 for three counts of sexual abuse of a minor, according to KTUU. According to the article Barr was visiting Anchorage, drank heavily and assaulted a 7-year-old girl who is a member of...

 

Moonlight Maid crew rescued

Coast Guard rescue crews saved four people on Sept. 20 from a life raft after the F/V Moonlight Maid sank 30 miles south of Resurrection Bay. According to Deckboss, deckboss.blogspot.com, a USCG helicopter out of Kodiak located the raft at 10:51...

 

Crime Stoppers asks for information

During August the Seward Police Department received multiple reports of residential burglaries, trespass and theft. Residents have observed an individual peering through windows and in some instances the individual has entered the homes. In one case...

 

SPD offers opportunity to safely dispose of medicines

An opportunity to prevent pill abuse and theft by ridding their homes of potentially dangerous expired, unused, and unwanted prescription drugs is set for 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 29 at Safeway. The Seward Police Department and the Drug...

 

Veterans tribute planned

First Alaskans Institute plans to recognize Alaska Native veterans with a presentation at the 29th Annual Elders & Youth Conference, Oct. 15-17 in Anchorage. The institute is encouraging people to help produce a special tribute to those who served...

 

Spenard Builders celebrates 60 years

Three Spenard Builders Supply employees show off the cake they shared with customers during SBS’ 60th anniversary celebration earlier this month....

 

Thank you

A million dollar view doesn’t come free, but with plenty of friends of the Seward Senior Center, we believe our friends and community partners will help us keep the lights on, food fresh, and entertainment lively at 336 Third Ave. As a not for...

 

New stamp features Bear Glacier

On Oct. 1, the U.S. Postal Service will release the Earthscapes stamp series featuring a new perspective on one of Kenai Fjords National Park’s most photographed locations, Bear Glacier. Bear...

 

Out and About — Sept. 27, 2012

KFNP makes presentation of Exit Glacier oral history project Kenai Fjords National Park staff will present a preview of an oral history project that recorded the used of the Exit Glacier area before 1980 beginning at 6:30 p.m. Friday, Oct. 5 at...

 

Calendar — Sept. 27, 2012

Thursday, Sept. 27 Noon to 1 p.m., SeaView Community Services Board, SeaView, 302 Railway. 6 to 8 p.m., Community Choir, Seward High School music room, Sue McClure, 224-6784. 6:30 to 7:30 p.m., Narcotics Anonymous, Church of the Nazarene, Fourth and...

 

Darrell Raymond Deeter

Darrell Raymond Deeter passed away Sept. 7, 2012 in a tragic accident at home. He will be remembered by all who knew him as full of life and adventure. He was just plain fun to be around. Darrell was...

 

Anastasia “Nancy” Hufana

Longtime Alaskan and Kenai resident Anastasia “Nancy” Hufana, 99, died Saturday, Sept. 22, 2012 at Central Peninsula Hospital in Soldotna. An open house and celebration of her life will be 2-6...

 

Robert Glenn Woods

Robert Glenn Woods, 89, died peacefully of natural causes Sept. 16, 2012 with his loving daughters by his side, under the excellent care of Wickersham House Assisted Living in Wasilla. As he...

 

Turn back the pages — Sept. 29, 1977

Compiled by Julie Rosier Council okays year around recreation plan — The City Council voted Monday night to approve a recommendation by City Manager Johnny Johnson to use $16,000 of $35,000 in federal anti-recession funds to create a year-around...

 

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