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Telecoms keep Seward and vicinity connected

Seward residents and visitors haven’t been left behind in the race for telecommunications superiority as established players like General Communications, Inc. (GCI), Alaska Communications Systems...

 
 By Heidi Zemach    Local    November 1, 2012

Bears take biggest bite of young moose population

“It used to be that on a trip to Anchorage you would see 40 moose along the side of the road and hunters would pack their freezer with moose meat,” said Jim McCracken, chairman of the Seward Fish...

 
 By LOG Staff    Local    November 1, 2012

NRA benefits from local banquet

Area shooting enthusiasts gathered Saturday at the Alaska Railroad Dale R. Lindsey Memorial Terminal Seward to support the Friends of NRA for the seventh year. Between the silent auction, the Wall of...

 
 By LOG Staff    Local    November 1, 2012

Correctional officer, two inmates injured in attack

On Oct. 24 Alaska State Troopers, the Seward Fire Department and Seward Volunteer Ambulance Corps responded to an inmate attack on a correctional officer at Spring Creek Correctional Center. To date the publicly available portion of the continuing...

 

Our Choices ...

President Obama Gets Our Vote . . . Four years ago the country elected Barack Obama as the country was sliding into the Great Recession caused by a decade of deregulation of the financial industry and tax cuts while fighting two wars in a region...

 

Do we need divisive and controversial agenda?

We in Seward have a long history of helping each other, understanding each other and, even if we disagree, we tolerate and respect each other’s opinions. We work together to get the job done. I’m afraid that is not the case with state senate...

 

Thank you

Thank you, dear Seward, for the many cards and kind thoughts you sent for my 103rd birthday. It’s a stack you wouldn’t believe! It was the best present ever to hear from my old friends, new friends, and every department in the city. It brings me...

 

Thank you

Since the beginning of September the American Red Cross of Alaska has provided some form of assistance to nearly 300 people from across the state. Nearly 250 of these were affected by the series of September storms which forced many from their homes...

 
 By Matt Gray    Local    November 1, 2012

Floodplains purchase finalized

After clearing a few last hurdles, 150 acres of Salmon Creek river bottom lands are now owned by the Kenai Peninsula Borough. This is a culmination of over 10 years of work by several agencies and...

 
 By Sue McClure    Local    November 1, 2012

Murphy elected borough assembly president

Before reporting on the Oct. 23 meeting, I want to thank all of the community members who attended my community meetings on Oct. 13, where we discussed the capital project requests and state revenue s...

 

Out & About — Nov. 1, 2012

Fun night planned for youth The TYC Youth Council will hold a Tri-Fun-A-Thon from 6 to 11 p.m. Friday, Nov. 2. The evening includes skating, swimming and dancing. The entry fee is $30 or pledges. Library offers free used books and videos Seward...

 

Mob hits Ray’s with cash

Patrons shop at Ray’s Reusables Saturday to support the proprietor. The cash mob was formed help Ray Weaver, his family and his second-hand store after his recent surgery. Weaver is wearing a red...

 

Harold Evartt Moore Jr.

Harold Evartt Moore Jr. was born March 11, 1943 to World War II veteran Harold Evartt Moore Sr. and Mary Ester Moore in Lancing, Mich. where they lived with grandparents Carrie and Clifford Clapper. Harold moved to Alaska at a young age with his...

 

Calendar — Nov. 1, 2012

Thursday, Nov. 1 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,...

 

General Election Candidates — State Legislature

What are the top three concerns regarding your district and what do you propose should be done about them? Mike Chenault House District 28 • Republican • Nikiski First, I would want to know what the city of Seward’s and the Kenai Peninsula...

 

Trick or Treat!

Children, and some adults, in Halloween costumes swarm downtown Seward Saturday afternoon....

 

General Election Candidates — U.S. Representative (Two-year term)

What are the top three concerns regarding Alaska and what do you propose should be done about them? Don Young Republican • Anchorage Anyone who knows me knows that my tenacity and commitment to serving Alaskans – all Alaskans – is my best asset...

 

Turn back the pages — Nov. 3, 1977

Compiled by Julie Rosier Assembly cool on talks with school board — Getting together with the school board periodically to talk things over was technically approved by the Kenai Peninsula Borough Assembly last week by a fraction of a vote. With...

 

Back when...

The Ball Top Tree, at mile 14, was one of the oldest landmarks in the area. It was blown down by a wind storm on the night of Sept. 29/30, 1968. It was so well-known that its demise earned it an...

 

KPBSD budget development committee members

Kenai Peninsula Borough School District is seeking interested community members to participate in the annual budget development process and serve on the Budget Development Committee. The committee reviews current budget practices and procedures used...

 

Captain's Mast — Nov. 1, 2012

The following is from the journals of the Seward Police Department. Oct. 22 08:04 - Harbor Bakery reported an alarm sounding at Subway and an odor of exhaust in the area, but no smoke or fire visible. Fire officer and Subway responded. 08:25 -...

 

United Fishermen outlines policy watch

Sea otters and the Arctic are two focal points for Alaska’s top fishing group at both state and federal policy levels. United Fishermen of Alaska is the nation’s largest industry trade group...

 

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