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Food Pantry is last resort

As folks sit down this week to their Thanksgiving repast with family and good food, several dozens of less fortunate families also may be doing the same. Along with their friends and neighbors who reg...

 

Gobblers seen locally

Turkeys may not rule the earth, but you can’t tell it by this carefree couple. Home on the range out at Lowell Point, they might be thinking that wire fence is there to keep the humans out. I’m...

 

Youthful entrepreneurs make connections, seek mandate

At one of several recent foundational meetings, Young Entrepreneurs of Seward (YES) explored their options for getting involved in community economic development and engineering the future of the comm...

 

Military resort promotes Seward area

The Seward Military Resort’s primary mission is to provide morale, welfare and recreation for active military and their families. It was formerly funded on the taxpayer’s dime, but in 1995 the...

 

Snow people get ready at ski swap

Locals shop on Saturday for warm and winter gear at the annaul Seward Nordic Ski Club Ski Swap. The fundraiser for the club also included ski rentals, a chili/soup/bake sale, the opportunity to...

 

Becoming Thankful...

Thanksgiving Day is a day of reflection often spent with family and friends. It is also a time of when presidents, governors and mayors proclaim the fourth Thursday in November as our national day to say thanks and remember those who have made the...

 

Former LOG editor writes novel

Generally, I like books written by chicks, but I hardly read them preferring less depressing fare like the Google news aggregator. Or Facebook. Maybe it’s not a question of preference but a...

 

KPBE implements new gift policy

Correction: Coal was not included in the goodie bags given to Seward Elementary students on a field trip to the Aurora Energy Services coal facility in February 2011, as originally reported in this...

 

Salmon harvest, prices fall in 2012

Alaska’s salmon harvest and value for 2012 came in well below last year, dropping 21 percent and 30 percent, respectively. According to preliminary state tallies, the value of the salmon catch...

 

Wellness program gears up for third year

This year 100 additional Seward residents will be strongly encouraged to face their personal health issues, work out at their local gym or swimming pool, and eat better through a community health...

 

Snapshots of Seward

Sights and scenes from around town....

 

Out & About — Nov. 22, 2012

Food drive to benefit food bank A Fill-The-Room food drive is being conducted by Hotel Seward through Jan. 21. For a donation of five cans of food individuals will receive a $5 token to the restaurant, Miss Gene’s Place, with a limit of four...

 

Emmitt Hill Sr.

Emmitt Hill Sr. passed away peacefully in his sleep on Saturday, Nov. 17 between noon and 1 p.m. Mountain Time at his home in Dixon, Mont. He was born Dec. 16, 1941. Hill lived in Seward for many...

 

Calendar — Nov. 22, 2012

Thursday, Nov. 22 6:30 to 7:30 p.m., Narcotics Anonymous, Church of the Nazarene, Fourth and C, 362-6623. Saturday, Nov. 24 6:30 to 7:30 p.m., Narcotics Anonymous, Resurrection Lutheran, 400 Third, 224-3628. Monday, Nov. 26 6 to 9 p.m., Bingo,...

 

Seward Elementary School First Quarter Honor Roll

The following students earned honor roll status in the first quarter at Seward Elementary School. Those with astericks (*) by their name had a 4-point grade point average. Fourth Grade Anevay Ambrosiani*, Reanna Brewi*, Lucy Hankins*, Samuel...

 

Turn back the pages — Nov. 21, 1979

Compiled by Julie Rosier SFI to operate this winter — Fisherman and cannery workers are looking forward to a busy winter with tanner crab and scallop fisheries both experiencing a revival in this area. Seward Fisheries manager Don Hanson reported...

 

Back when...

The “Winter Time, Seward, Alaska” postcard wasput out by the Alaska Shop. The photograph would have been taken in the 1920s. The Arcade Building is shown and it was competed in December 1922, but...

 

Silvers Basketball

The Seward Middle School Silvers boys and girls basketball teams took on Nikiski on Saturday....

 

Captain's Mast — Nov. 22, 2012

The following is from the journals of the Seward Police Department Nov. 13 08:40 - Fire officer advised that Spring Creek Correctional Center would have a fire in their designated burn barrel area. 11:03 - Verbal warning or having no visible...

 

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