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 By LOG Staff    Local    October 18, 2012

Sikuliaq takes to the water

The R/V Sikuliaq was officially christened and launched into the cold waters of the Menominee River in Wisconsin on Saturday. Constructed by Marinette Marine, the Sikuliaq will be put through its...

 

Six kayaks to 60 in six years

Adventure Sixty North is aiming to make Seward Southcentral Alaska’s destination for outside the box recreational adventure. The humble beginnings in 2006, consisting of six kayaks in a little...

 
 By LOG Staff    Local    October 18, 2012

Three elected to council

Editor’s note: The following was inadvertently omitted from last week’s LOG. After the final count of votes on Oct. 4, Jean Bardarson with 236 votes, Marianna Keil with 233 and Ristine Casagranda with 200 were all reelected to Seward City...

 
 By Heidi Zemach    Local    October 18, 2012

Giessel, Devon square off in District N Senate race

The big race on Nov. 6, at least as far as the sign wars in Seward go, is the senate race for the newly formed District N. The two South Anchorage candidates running for the opportunity to represent...

 

Chamber running on all cylinders, looks to future

Cindy Clock, Executive Director of the Seward Chamber of Commerce, is exuberant. Just a couple hours into a Monday and there’s another achievement under the belt. The Trail Lakes Hatchery has...

 

Bear Creek Weir closes for season

Terry Magee visits with his friend Mike O’Dell on a break from preparing the Bear Creek Weir to close for the season....

 
 By Sue McClure    Local    October 18, 2012

Boro works on anadromous waters protection, pet evacuation

Although the agenda was light for the Oct. 16 Kenai Peninsula Borough Assembly meeting, it was one of the most well attended meetings yet. Two groups came to voice their opinions during public comment...

 
 By Heidi Zemach    Local    October 18, 2012

Balto School sketches out plans to school board

The Kenai Peninsula Borough Board of Education and school district administration heard a presentation by Friends of Jesse Lee Home about their plans for the Balto Leadership School in Seward, during...

 

State works to understand chinooks

State fishery managers are asking for input from Alaskans to help solve the case of disappearing king salmon. A letter went out two weeks ago from Alaska Department of Fish and Game Commissioner Cora...

 

Out & About — Oct. 18, 2012

Pumpkin Prowl set for Saturday The Glacier Family Medicine Pumpkin Prowl for ages 9 and under will be at 6:30 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 20, Forest Acres Park. Children search for mini pumpkins, roast marshmallows and sip hot cocoa. The free event for the...

 

Meg Mackey Band plays Seward Oct. 25

The Meg Mackey Band will play in concert at 6:30 p.m., Thursday, Oct. 25 in the Seward High School Theater. Mackey played her first Seward Music and Arts Festival last year and was an instant hit with fans. After missing a booking onstage this year...

 

Harold E. “Harry” Moore

Harold E. “Harry” Moore, 69, died Oct. 8, 2012. He was born March 12, 1943 in Lansing, Mich. and worked as a ship’s captain in Alaska’s fishing industry most of his life. A memorial service and potluck will be held at Thorn’s Showcase...

 

Calendar — Oct. 18, 2012

Thursday, Oct. 18 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 C, 362-6623. 7 to 8 p.m., Bear Creek Volunteer Fire Department meeting,...

 
 By LOG Staff    Local    October 18, 2012

Bear Creek Fire Department holds open house

Bear Creek Fire Department hosted an open house on Saturday for citizens of the district. The department showed their equipment and vehicles, and the children at the event delighted to the soundings...

 

Volleyball team goes pink for Breast Cancer Awareness Month

The Seward Seahawks volleyball team sported new pink ribbon shirts to show their support of Breast Cancer Awareness during the month of October. The shirts were provided by the American Legion...

 
 By LOG Staff    Local    October 18, 2012

Seward’s top notch port attracts vessels of all sorts

In just four days last week the Port of Seward saw a variety of vessels in port for work, repairs, loading and unloading, and recreation. The Coast Guard vessels Maple and Sycamore were in port for...

 

Dredging clears harbor waterway

Dredge equipment is the Small Boat Harbor moving silt and gravel to ensure safe travel for boats using the harbor....

 

Volleyball team winding up regular season

The Seward Seahawk volleyball team played three games last week on the home court. On Tuesday in league play, Skyview took the three games with scores of 25-11, 24-14 and 25-15. On Friday night the...

 

Turn back the pages — Oct. 15, 1987

Compiled by Julie Rosier Slashers hit rigs — Seward police received a rash of tire slashing complaints last weekend as vandals went on a slashing spree that left a string of punctured tires and angry vehicle owners across Seward. Beginning...

 

Captain's Mast — Oct. 18, 2012

The following is from the journals of the Seward Police Department Oct. 4 00:22 - James Pereira criminally trespassed from the Yukon Bar for 30 days. 00:40 - Officer requested a case number for a found wallet that was in Mike’s Taxi downtown. 00:45...

 

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