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Articles from the December 1, 2011 edition

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 By Heidi Zemach    Local    December 1, 2011

Senior just likes to swim

Whenever the Seward High School pool is open for lap swim, the familiar figure of Monty Richardson is there. His pale head and muscular arms are visible above the water as he slowly swims the length...

 
 By Brian Smith    Local    December 1, 2011

Back in mayor's office, Navarre finding his stride

Both times Mike Navarre has stepped into office as Kenai Peninsula Borough mayor he inherited a disaster of sorts. Earlier this November that disaster was the damage caused by a chain of windstorms that rocked the central and southern Peninsula areas...

 
 Local    December 1, 2011

Collision claims a life

A head-on collision on the Seward Highway Monday night resulted in the death of a Seward man. Soldotna Public Safety Communications Center received a call at 9:40 p.m. Nov. 28 reporting a collision near Mile 13 of the Seward Highway. Investigation...

 
 By Bev Dunham    Features    December 1, 2011

Super volunteer picks Seward

I am always curious about what brings other people to Alaska and particularly to Seward. There are probably as many reasons as those who have come to visit and decided to make this their home. With...

 
 Local    December 1, 2011

Seward cited as a great getaway

“Real Simple” magazine managing editor Kristen van Ogtrop cited Seward a place “to get away from it all this holiday season, take your stressed-out self to a place where life is a bit less complicated.” in an online interview with USA...

 
 By Elstun Lauesen    Opinion    December 1, 2011

Nostalgic foolishness comes by e-mail

I don’t like chain letters in general. But there is one type of chain letter that particularly gets my goat. As the years drag on, I seem to get more and more of this type of e-mail — I call it ...

 
 By Representative Don Young    Opinion    December 1, 2011
Rep. Don Young

Regulation invasion stifles job creation

Our nation’s unemployment rate is hovering at a staggering 9 percent. After countless promises and pledges by Washington, out-of-work Americans across the nation are growing sick and tired of sound...

 
 By Heidi Zemach    Arts    December 1, 2011

Early Bird Bazaar showcases local talent

As Christmas shoppers stormed the massive malls and box stores the weekend after Thanksgiving, fighting to get in the door, even pepper spraying to get ahead, about a dozen local Seward artisans and s...

 
 By Laine Welch    Fishing    December 1, 2011

Bycatch program benefits state’s food banks

Alaska food banks are the beneficiaries of fish taken as bycatch in the Gulf of Alaska thanks to Kodiak fishermen and local processors. This fall and winter, the partnership has donated over 5,000...

 
 Announcements    December 1, 2011

Out & About—Dec. 1, 2011

Christmas tree lighting set At 5:30 p.m. Dec. 1 Christmas Tree lighting and caroling will be held at Hoben Park by the Alaska SeaLife Center. SeaLife holds holiday party The Alaska SeaLife Center Community Holiday Party is 6-8 p.m. Dec. 1. The event...

 
 Obituaries    December 1, 2011

Marilyn Sieminski - July 15, 1948 to Nov. 21, 2011

Marilyn Sieminski passed on Nov. 21, 2011. Sieminski was born in Seward on July 15, 1948 and was a graduate of Seward High School. She was employed as the secretary at First National Bank for 11 years and then, with her husband Bruce, ran Western...

 
 Announcements    December 1, 2011

Community Menus—Dec. 1, 2011

Seward School Menus Breakfast Friday, Dec. 2 - Chocolate Frosted Mini Wheats, Fruit Loops, whole wheat Poptart, chilled pears and milk. Monday, Dec. 5 - Apple Jacks, Frosted Flakes, Power Ally Bar, applesauce and milk. Tuesday, Dec. 6 - Egg-cheese...

 
 Features    December 1, 2011

Turn Back the Pages—Dec. 3, 1992

Emily Ransom runs against the West – Three-time 3-A state cross country champion Emily Ransom is competing against the fastest girls runners in the Western United States in Fresno, Calif., Saturday. “I think I’ll just go down there and hope for...

 
 By Leon Youngblood    Local    December 1, 2011

TYC warms up to T-Day with pie fest

TYC hosted a pie event Nov. 23 for youth friends and family who enjoyed eating the desserts and conversation at Seward’s Teen and Youth Center....

 
 Police LOG    December 1, 2011

Police Log—Dec. 1, 2011

Editor’s Note: The bulk of the Police Log in the Nov. 24 was missing due to an error at the print shop. That Police Log follows. Nov. 12 Editor’s Note: The remainder of the Nov. 12 Police Log ran in the LOG on Nov. 17. 02:48 - Individual...

 
 By Resurrection Bay Historical Society    Features    December 1, 2011
William H. Seward School

Back When...

The William H. Seward School on Fourth Avenue between Madison and Monroe Streets. It was built in 1928. This photograph was taken before the south wing was added in 1949; a north wing had been added...

 
 By Seward Chamber of Commerce    Business    December 1, 2011

Seward on display at Pacific Marine Expo

Promoting the Port of Seward and the AVTEC Maritime Academy in the booth last month at Pacific Marine Expo in Seattle were Harbormaster Mack Funk, Seward Chamber of Commerce Director Cindy Clock and...

 
 Arts    December 1, 2011

Alaska Railroad sets annual print sale and signing events

The Alaska Railroad will release its 2012 annual poster/print, the first to feature Seward, at three public sale-and-signing events featuring artist Taffina Katkus who will sign the prints and...

 
 By Leon Youngblood    Sports    December 1, 2011

Ancient shooting practiced

Seward Archery League, organized by Seward Parks and Recreation shoots at 7 p.m. on Tuesdays at the railroad terminal. Participants are 16 years old and older. Anyone interested in joining is asked...