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 By Tommy Wells    Local    November 16, 2017 

ASLC to ring in holiday season with tree lighting

The Alaska SeaLife Center will usher in the Christmas season in grand style next week when it holds its annual Community Holiday Party on November 30. The free event, which was made possible by a grant from the Seward Community Foundation and the...

 
 By Tommy Wells    Local    November 2, 2017

City OKs contract with new city clerk

The Seward City Council put the finishing touches on a hire that had been weeks in the making on Friday, Oct. 26. Following a special meeting, Seward Mayor David Squires announced the council had reached an agreement with Brenda Ballou to serve as...

 

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...

 

Skating into fall ...

A young boy skates alongside his mother as they make their way toward the Alaska SeaLife Center on Tuesday afternoon. The brilliant golds and oranges of fall are evident in Seward....

 

Scholarships available for Seward Energy Science Challenge

Students who are participating in the first Seward Student Science Challenge held at the Seward Energy Forum & Fair will be competing for up to $4,000 in scholarship funding. Generous donations have been made by Chugach Electric Association, Seward...

 
 By Tommy Wells    Local    October 12, 2017

Seward says farewell to mayor, city clerk with reception

Almost 12 years after winning a coin toss that gave her a place on the Seward City Council, Seward mayor Jean Bardarson took her seat for the final time on Monday. It was, to say the least, an...

 

Annual energy forum slated for Oct. 13-14

The City of Seward and the Seward Sustainable Energy Group will host the fourth annual Seward Energy Forum & Fair on Oct. 13-14 at the AVTEC Student Service Center from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. on...

 

Stranded Cook Inlet Beluga calf taken to Alaska SeaLife Center for Rehabilitation

The Alaska SeaLife Center received a stranded male beluga whale calf from Cook Inlet on Saturday, Sept. 30. The solitary animal, estimated at two to four weeks old, was found stranded near Trading...

 

Council promotes Ballou to clerk role

In the end, the Seward City Council only had to look just outside the city clerk's office to find a replacement for departing clerk Johanna Kinney. On Friday the council voted to appoint Deputy City...

 

Community Calendar

Oct. 1 ‘Blessing of the Animals’ The annual “Blessing of the Animals” ceremony at the Alaska SeaLife Center will be held this Sunday, October1, beginning at 1 p.m. The public is invited to attend. Oct. 2 S/BCFSA to meet The Seward/Bear Creek...

 

Council interviews Ballou for clerk post

Tommy Wells Seward Phoenix LOG And then there was one. The Seward City Council didn’t have to eliminate anyone during their search for a potential replacement for the city clerk position. The candidates did it themselves. Earlier this month the...

 

UAA professor, Alaska Native helped study of sharks progress with use of technology

I bet you haven't thought much about that lately. After all, how would pondering this question ever help get you to the bottom of your to-do list today? But there are some surprises that may just set...

 
 By Tommy Wells    Local    August 17, 2017

Kinney stepping down as city clerk

The City of Seward will be losing one of its top officials in the next few weeks. Longtime Seward City Clerk Johanna Kinney has announced she will be resigning, effective October 9, to take the...

 
 By Tommy Wells    Local    August 10, 2017

Salmon Derby set to begin on Saturday

Anglers from throughout the state—as well as the rest of the nation—will be converging on Seward over the next few days hoping to turn silver into green. Silver salmon, that is. The 62nd Annual Seward Silver Salmon Derby is scheduled to get...

 

Boosters score another big win on greens for Seward athletics

The morning of Saturday, July 29, started out a little on the foggy side at the Birch Ridge Golf Course, but by afternoon it was a day of sunny skies and smiling faces. In all, more than 60 golfers fr...

 
 By Tommy Wells    Sports    August 3, 2017

Johnson sprints to ASLC 5K title

Erik Johnson made winning the 19th Annual 5K Wildlife Rescue Run & Walk seem almost routine. Except for the fact that it wasn't. Johnson legged out a record-setting time of 16 minutes and 16.5...

 

Wildlife Rescue Run & Walk set for July 29

Area runners and walkers will get a chance to put their feet where their hearts are this weekend when the 19th Annual 5K Wildlife Rescue Run & Walk gets under way. The annual event will be held on Saturday, July 29. The event serves as a fundraiser...

 

Wildlife Rescue Run & Walk set for July 29

Area runners and walkers will get a chance to put their feet where their hearts later this month when the 19th Annual 5K Wildlife Rescue Run & Walk gets under way. The annual event will be held on Saturday, July 29. The event serves as a fundraiser...

 

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. July 5 0802 - A 911 misdial was received from subject at the Tony’s bar. She...

 

Wildlife Rescue Run & Walk set for July 29

Area runners and walkers will get a chance to put their feet where their hearts are next month when the 19th Annual 5K Wildlife Rescue Run & Walk gets under way. The annual event will begin at the Alaska SeaLife Center in Seward on Saturday, July...

 
 By Tommy Wells    Local    June 22, 2017

Young walrus receiving care from ASLC staff

The Alaska SeaLife Center got a new visitor this weekend. And it is one that is sure to excite the masses who make their way through the facility. On Saturday, the ASLC received a baby walrus that...

 

Trailblazers to celebrate bike path's 25th with special event on June 4

The public is invited to join the Seward Iditarod Trailblazers and the Iditarod Historic Trail Alliance to celebrate the 25th Anniversary of the Seward portion of the historic Iditarod Trail, (bike path). Residents are encouraged to swing by the...

 
 By Tommy Wells    Local    May 18, 2017

Gala kicks off opening of Seward harbor

The mermaid - and mermen - are going to take central stage in Seward this weekend when the annual Seward Mermaid Festival kicks off. The three-day celebration traditionally marks the opening of the Seward boat harbor. The activities get under way on...

 
 By Tommy Wells    Local    May 18, 2017

Mat-Su elementary students help with clean-up during visit

When Willow Elementary third-graders found out they were going to get a chance to end the 2016-17 school year with a special overnight visit to the AlaskaSeaLife Center, they knew they would be in...

 

Movies to be shown at UAF center this weekend

It’ll be another special weekend at the movies for Seward-area residents, beginning on Friday. Among the shows to be aired will be WaveMania, which will start at 6 p.m. That show will be followed by The Shallows at 8 p.m. Courtesy of the Alaska Sea...

 

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