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Maritime Training Center gets $95,000 boost

The AVTEC Alaska Maritime Training Center announced last week that it received a donation of $95,000 from the refining, marketing and logistics company Andeavor. The donation will support AVTEC’s arctic and ice navigation readiness project, which w...

 

Fourth Avenue will be featured in 'Main Streets Across America'

Seward’s historic business district is going to be turning more than a few new heads in the near future. The National Life Group announced earlier this week that Fourth Avenue will be among the streets and places honored as part of its annual list...

 

Holiday Arts & Craft Fair is slated

The Seward Holiday Arts & Craft Fair will be held on December 1-2 at the Dale R. Lindsey Alaska Railroad Intermodal Facility. The event will run from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. both days....

 

Blanket for the holidays

Seward, along with the rest of the Kenai Peninsula, received its first real dose of snowfall this weekend. Above, berms of snow are piled up in the middle of Fourth Avenue....

 

Small Business Saturday set for this weekend

The Seward Chamber of Commerce will be helping local businesses showcase their products and boost their sales during the holiday shopping season this weekend by sponsoring the annual Small Business Saturday event. On November 25, from 10 a.m. to 2...

 

State drivers reminded to be avalanche aware this winter

November is Avalanche Education Awareness month and the Alaska Department of Transportation and Public Facilities (ADOT&PF) wants Alaska’s drivers to be aware of avalanche zones as they travel the state’s highways this winter. “Our goal is...

 

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...

 

Caroline Alice Toloff

Lifelong Alaskan and Seward resident Caroline Alice Toloff, 88, passed away peacefully Thursday, Nov. 16, 2017, at Providence Seward Medical Center, with her family by her side. Memorial services...

 

Ralph Nicholas Moonin

Ralph Nicholas Moonin went to be with his Lord and Savior on Nov. 14, 2017, in Seward after a long battle with complications following a massive stroke. Ralph Moonin was born in Port Graham, on Sept....

 

Pastor's Corner

Have you ever heard about donating your voice? Yes, you can actually donate your voice to a project which uses real voices to create specific, personalized voices for people who cannot speak, or who have speech impediments. The group doing this has...

 
 By Tommy Wells    Opinion    November 23, 2017 

Holiday season brings a welcome surprise

Normally, holidays are a busy time around our place. She-Who-Must-Not-Be-Made-Mad gets into the holiday spirit every year about the end of April and begins planning this and that. Like most men, I simply nod my head in agreement when she tells me...

 
 By Tommy Wells    Sports    November 23, 2017 

Mullaly wrestles his way to gold in Wasilla

If Collin Mullaly isn’t already a household name on the Alaska prep wrestling scene, the Seward High School freshman proved he is well on his way to that status this past weekend at the Lancer Smith Memorial Wrestling Tournament in Wasilla....

 
 By Tommy Wells    Sports    November 23, 2017 

Seward standout signs with Black Hills State

After proving herself one of the top cross-country athletes in Alaska, Seward's Ruby Lindquist is ready to take the Lower 48 by storm. And she'll get her chance as a member of the Black Hills State...

 
 By Tommy Wells    Sports    November 23, 2017 

Lady 'Hawks Christensen shines in Wasilla

WASILLA – Rebecca Christensen went into the 2017 Lancer Smith Memorial Tournament this past weekend in Wasilla looking to prove she could hold her own against some of the top female wrestlers in the state. The answer she got was a resounding yes....

 

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