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 By Tommy Wells    Opinion    October 5, 2017

Some frames shouldn't be touched

I’m going to let you in on a little secret that absolutely drives my significant other crazy. I like collecting newspapers from far off and odd places. I don’t really want to do anything with them ... just collect them and throw them around the...

 

Shirley Cecilia Anderson Seavey

Shirley (Anderson) Seavey was born May 13, 1939, in Saint Cloud, Minnesota, to Gustav Arvid (Richard) and Olga Elizabeth Anderson. She attended high school in Milaca, Minnesota. She played the...

 
 By Tommy Wells    Alaska    July 20, 2017

Former Alaskan in battle with rare disease

When Joe Nash was living and working in Alaska, he enjoyed time spent as a dog handler for Iditarod musher Aaron Burmeister, playing basketball and spending hours fishing. Now, he just hopes to walk t...

 

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. June 29 1553 - Citation issued to BRITTNEY HANNA at 3rd Ave and B St for speed. 1...

 

Community Calendar

June 30 Seward Halibut Tournament The Seward Halibut Tournament will come to a close on Friday, June 30. The chamber-sponsored event will end at 11:59 p.m. July 3 Pasta feed The Seward Middle School Cross Country team’s Pasta Feed will be held at...

 
 By Tommy Wells    Features    June 8, 2017

Trailblazers hold 25th anniversary gala for Iditarod Trail Bike Path

The Iditarod Trail reached a different type of milestone on Sunday afternoon. Well, at least the first part of it did. The Seward Iditarod Trailblazers celebrated the 25th anniversary of the...

 

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

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...

 

RBHS meeting set for Jan. 26

The January meeting of the Resurrection Bay Historical Society will start at 7:30 p.m. on Thursday, Jan. 26 at the Seward Community Library Museum. According to organizers, From now on, monthly meetings will start at 7:30 p.m., with the exception of...

 

Turnagain Pass segment of the INHT has snow

The Turnagain Pass segment of the Iditarod National Historic Trail (INHT) has full snow coverage and can be a great option for any type of skis but skate skis (with wider skis being ideal for the deep and soft conditions right now). This relatively...

 

Wada statue dedicated at ceremony

Jujiro Wada's place in Seward history officially became more visible last week when city leaders officially dedicated a statue in the pioneer musher's honor near Fifth and Railway Avenue near the Alas...

 

Wada statue dedication set for Sept. 23

The official dedication of the Jujiro Wada statue, erected this summer, will be on Friday, Sept. 23, starting at 1 p.m. The statue, which is located on the bike path at 6th and Railway, was commissioned by the Seward Iditarod Trail Blazers and...

 

Police Log

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 12 1545 - 1st National Bank turned in a Cabela’s Club reward card and a...

 

Dallas Seavey wins fourth Iditarod

Second place Iditarod finisher, Mitch Seavey, of Seward and his son Dallas Seavey, this year's first place winner give fans a big smile at the finish line in Nome early Tuesday mor...

 

Iditarod racers ready to run

The dogs are always ready to run. Their humans and race organizers are almost ready for the start of the 44th Iditarod sled dog race from Anchorage to Nome on Saturday. The Seward area is represented...

 
 By Madelyn Walker    Local    March 3, 2016

Locals folks make sure mushers are fed

When local mushers, Travis Beals and Sarah Stokey, owners of Turning Heads Kennel, prepare to run the Iditarod, they think of the dogs first. They plan and assemble thousands of pounds of top-quality dry foods and assorted fish and meats for their...

 

'Captain's Mast' - Sept. 3, 2015

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. Aug. 9 14:37 - Caller reported a brush fire at Chamberlain and Mill Street....

 
 By Lee Poleske    Local    July 23, 2015

Iditarod Trail joins NPS Passport program

The Iditarod Historic Trail Alliance, in partnership with the Bureau of Land Management, has released the first round of Park Passport stamps for the Iditarod National Historic Trail. The Iditarod...

 

New race comes to Seward

Not only will Seward host the always thrilling Mount Marathon races this Independence Day weekend, a new race comes to town. The competitors in Expedition Alaska arrive July 4 in Seward and will run t...

 

Wada musical delights Seward students

A standing room only greeted the American debut of "Chasing the Aurora, The Samurai Musher" at Seward High School last week and it ended with a standing ovation. The 60 performers and crew from...

 

'Captain's Mast' - April 30, 2015

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. April 6 01:48 - Citation for failure to carry insurance issued at Second and C....

 

Wada musical comes to town

Based on the true story of Jurijo Wada, a musical about his life will make its premier U.S. performance in Seward. “The Samurai Musher: the Story of Jujiro Wada” is based on the story of Jujiro Wada told through letters he wrote from Alaska to...

 

'Captain's Mast' - April 9, 2015

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. March 24 00:10 - Verbal warning for speed issued at Fourth and Madison. 06:21 -...

 

Beals comes in 11th, named most improved

Travis Beals of Seward pulled into Nome in 11th place in the Iditarod sled dog race March 18 after last week’s LOG went to press. Beals was 9 days, 13 hours, 18 minutes and 45 seconds on the...

 

Dallas wins his 3rd Iditarod race

Dallas Seavey won this year's Iditarod with a commanding lead of more than 4 hours over his father, Mitch Seavey, who came in second. Dallas won his third Iditarod with a time of 8 days, 18 hours, 13 minutes and 6 seconds. In second place was...

 

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