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Annual Halloween bash scares up $7,000

The Seward Parks and Recreation Department’s annual annual Halloween Carnival raised a few shrieks and laughs—and a lot of money. According to SPRD officials, the event raised more than $7,000. Those funds will be used to help sponsor local...

 

Aplications for student exchange program available

The City of Seward is seeking up to four high school students to participate in a student exchange with its sister city of Obihiro, Japan. As part of the program, several Japanese students came to Seward in late July. Seward students travel to...

 

Port City Players to stage 'Church and State' this weekend

The Port City Players of the Seward Arts Council are bringing the RKP production to Seward for two performances at the Rae Building. Seward's Linnea Hollingsworth has been driving to Anchorage twice a...

 

Seward PTA seeking art submissions

The Seward Parent Teacher Association is seeking submissions for the National Parent Teacher Association’ Reflections Program. The Seward PTA is helping sponsor the event to ensure young people have access to quality arts education and a chance to...

 

Pictorial atlas to be topic at Nov. 16 meeting

This month’s history program at the Seward Library Museum on Thursday, Nov. 16 will give details about how a historical atlas of downtown Seward came to fruition. Resurrection Bay Historical Society has invited Kenai Fjords National Park...

 

'Grateful Skate' set to aid Food Bank

The Seward Parks and Recreation Department’s annual “Grateful Skate” program will be aiding the Seward Food Bank this year. Individuals bringing a non-perishable item to the November 22 event will be admitted free of charge. Grateful Skate...

 

Community Calendar

Nov. 1-30 Archery League begins The fall session of the Seward Archery League is now under way. The league will run from Nov. 1 through Nov. 30 at the Alaska Railroad Terminal. Residents are encouraged to grab their bow and arrows and attend target...

 

Coast Guard reminds Alaskans of icing dangers, vessel stability for winter fishing season

The Coast Guard reminds commercial fishing vessel operators to be aware of the dangers of icing and vessel stability as the winter fishing season gets underway across Alaska. A vessel’s center of gravity can rapidly rise when freezing spray...

 

Joanne Rogers

Joanne Rogers, 84, passed away on Oct. 25, 2017, in Mesa, Arizona. Joanne was born in Cashmere, Washington, in 1933. Her education as a teacher and her natural sense of adventure took her to teaching...

 

Hats off to the folks who did their part

As a youngster growing up in the South, I relished the times when my brother, Danny, my ex-brother-in-law, Bobby Young, or uncles Walter and Rodney would come around and tell everyone of their experiences in the U.S. armed services. Those stories...

 

Memories of the man behind the screened window

Ed. Note: During the early 1950s Seward's U.S. Post Office was located in the Federal Building at 5th and Adams, and the jail was situated in its basement. In third person, former Seward resident...

 
 By Tommy Wells    Sports    November 9, 2017

Seward takes 3rd at SCC tourney

The Seward High School Lady Seahawks capped their 2017 season with a sensational effort this past weekend. Seward posted a 2-1 record at the 2017 Southcentral Conference Tournament in Homer and finished third in the final team standings. Backed by...

 
 By Tommy Wells    Sports    November 9, 2017

Spanos swims to 8th at state meet

Connor Spanos etched his name a bit deeper into Seward High School history this past weekend with a solid outing at the ASAA State Swimming and Diving Championships in Palmer. The 15-year-old put...

 
 By Tommy Wells    Sports    November 9, 2017

Young 'Hawks take 24th at Lime Solar/ACS Invite

Clay Petersen may not be a household name on the state’s wrestling scene as of yet, but he certainly went a long way getting himself noticed this past weekend at the 2017 Lime Solar/Anchorage Christian School Invitational. The Seward High School...

 

2018 Urbach's Youth Basketball league to tip off season on Jan. 13

The Seward Parks and Recreation Department will tip off the 2018 Urbach’s Youth Basketball season in January with its annual UYB Jamboree The event is scheduled to begin at 10 a.m. on Jan. 13, 2018. At the Jamboree, players will be able to meet...

 

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. Oct. 27 0939 - Court requested a welfare check on a citizen at Glacierview...

 

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