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Articles from the November 24, 2011 edition

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 By Annette Shacklett    Local    November 24, 2011
Locals remove downed trees to clear the roadway

What was that?

Northwest winds screamed through Seward and vicinity again last week. Trees toppled and the lights went out in several areas. Water systems in homes froze solid. Roofs came off buildings and dry dock...

 
 By Heidi Zemach    Local    November 24, 2011

Wellness program enters second year

Organizers are still assessing the data on the effects of the first year of a pilot health project known as the Seward Community Wellness Project, initiated last year by the Seward Wellness For All...

 
 By Reverand Peyton Sparks    Opinion    November 24, 2011

Take time to give 'Thanks'

Saturday evening, my children and I waited patiently in the truck so that my wife could “quickly” run into an arts and crafts store to pick up a few decorations for the upcoming Thanksgiving holiday. Several hours later (a possible exaggeration)...

 
 Opinion    November 24, 2011

President’s Thanksgiving Proclamation

THANKSGIVING DAY, 2011 November 24, 2011 A PROCLAMATION BY THE PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA One of our Nation’s oldest and most cherished traditions, Thanksgiving Day brings us closer to our loved ones and invites us to reflect on the...

 
 By Jean Cripps    Opinion    November 24, 2011

SVAC calls for volunteers

We are appealing to the residents of Seward and the surrounding area for volunteers to assist with providing emergency medical services to our citizens. With declining membership it will be increasingly difficult to maintain the level of service we...

 
 By Bill Hearn    Opinion    November 24, 2011

Historic dumpster

I am aware that requirements to gain official recognition on historic register include age and adherence to the integrity of the original construction of the structure. Based on these criteria, i.e....

 
 By Elstun Lauesen    Opinion    November 24, 2011

Financial tsunami headed for Alaska

Governor Parnell must abandon his plan to cut oil revenues and give as much as $2 billion a year back to the oil companies. The failure by the so-called Congressional Super Committee to produce an...

 
 Announcements    November 24, 2011

Out & About—Nov. 24, 2011

Angel Tree program underway Local groups are preparing for the annual Angel Tree program with the first phase of nominating families who are in need of toys, food and/or cold weather gear during the holidays. The deadline for nominations is Dec. 2....

 
 By AVTEC    Local    November 24, 2011

AVTEC partners with King Career Center

A new school/business partnership between AVTEC and the Anchorage School District’s King Career Center allows certifications earned by King Career Center students to count towards the classroom portion of a first year of apprenticeship, saving the...

 
 Announcements    November 24, 2011

SPRD Activities

Community Schools Open Gym - Opened for school year at Seward Middle School - 5:30-9 p.m., Monday through Thursday. Free Family Fun Tuesdays - Free Family Fun Night at Seward Middle School. Adult Indoor Soccer. Seeking local instructors. Call 362-405...

 
 Local    November 24, 2011

Senior Center celebrates remodeling

Community members gathered Friday to celebrate the remodeling at Seward Senior Center. The $271,000 project, funded by Seward Community Foundation, Rasmuson Foundation, a bequest by Barbara Shea,...

 
 By Laine Welch    Fishing    November 24, 2011

Observers will be aboard small boats in 2013

Coming soon to a small halibut boat near you: fishery observers. New rules set for 2013 will change how observers are placed on fishing boats as small as 40 feet — and for the first time, they will...

 
 Features    November 24, 2011

Turn Back the Pages—Nov. 11, 1991

City joins Seward-based group to fight fish quotas – A Seward-based fishermen’s group and the city of Seward have joined a fight to derail implementation of a management plan for halibut and sablefish scheduled for final consideration by the...

 
 Features    November 24, 2011

Turn Back the Pages—Nov. 18, 1993

LIO office shortens distance to Juneau – Seward resident Marianna Keil is training in Anchorage this week for the state job she’ll return to here, as the city’s first legislative information officer. Working from office space contributed by...

 
 By Resurrection Bay Historical Society    Features    November 24, 2011

Back when...

Covered bridges over Resurrection River were constructed, under contract for the Bureau of Public Roads, in 1927-28. Both bridges were 102-foot Howe trusses with a 16-foot roadway and were built with...

 
 Police LOG    November 24, 2011

Police Log—Nov. 24, 2011

Nov. 12 Editor’s Note: The remainder of the Nov. 12 Police Log ran in the LOG on Nov. 17. 02:48 - Individual reported that an intoxicated Native male adult in a camouflage coat was walking in the middle of Seward Highway near Safeway. Officer...

 
 By Tony Nakazawa and Leif Albertson    Announcements    November 24, 2011

Understanding the Alaska Legislative Process Workshop offered

Do you want to be more effective in dealing with the Alaska state government and promoting your cause? If so, sign-up for the upcoming Cooperative Extension Service “Understanding the Alaska Legislative Process Workshop 2012,” The 2-day program...

 
 By Best Beginnings    Alaska    November 24, 2011

Free media aids early learning

Best Beginnings is recruiting hosts for 100 Premieres to be held Feb. 11-19. The 100 Premieres will be hosted all over Alaska to introduce “Babies on Track,” a 14-minute DVD for parents plus two companion baby board books. Using images of Alaska...