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 By Annette Shacklett    Local    August 20, 2015 

Bixby wins second Silver Salmon Derby

Jerry Bixby won his second Seward Silver Salmon Derby on Sunday with a 16.19-pounder. He turned the fish in just hours before the annual Derby ended at noon. Bixby, from Soldotna, took home $10,000...

 
 By Annette Shacklett    Local    August 20, 2015 

Local election campaign underway

Candidates for the local elections to city and borough seats have filed to run in the Oct. 6 election. For City of Seward mayor incumbent Jean Bardarson will be running against Tim McDonald. The...

 
 Local    August 20, 2015 

Governor visits tomorrow

Gov. Bill Walker will be in Seward for an open house tomorrow. The public is welcome to the event from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. at Seward Community Library Museum. First Lady Donna Walker will accompany him....

 
 Local    August 20, 2015 

Search for missing camper suspended

Troopers called off the search camper missing from the Kenai Lake area on Monday night. Alaska State Troopers received the report that Daniel Compeau, 34 of Loveland, Colorado, Saturday shortly after 11:30 p.m. Compeau was reportedly intoxicated and...

 
 By Lee Poleske    Local    August 20, 2015 

Have you ...

Have you ... ...taken the time this summer to walk the Two Lakes Trail? The trail begins back of the AVTEC Administration Building at the corner of Second Avenue and C Street. It's an easy and...

 
 Local    August 20, 2015 

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 By Annette Shacklett    Local    August 13, 2015

Time remains to catch Derby money fish

The 60th Seward Silver Salmon Derby is in full swing and there's still plenty of time to catch a big money coho. Kelly Landry of Kenai holds the number 1 position for the heaviest fish at press time w...

 
 Local    August 13, 2015

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 By Annette Shacklett    Local    August 6, 2015

Salmon derby gets underway

For the 60th year running the Seward Silver Salmon Derby starts at 6 a.m. Saturday morning. This year the biggest fish brought in during the nine-day event will net $10,000. The second biggest fish...

 
 Local    August 6, 2015

Man dies in highway accident

On another heavy-traffic afternoon on the Seward Highway, a man was killed in an accident involving six vehicles and two trailers at the turnoff to the Alaska Wildlife Conservation Center. The highway was closed for 10 hours. Alaska State Troopers...

 
 Local    August 6, 2015

Potential flood hazard in Bear Glacier Lagoon

In recent years, Kenai Fjords National Park has been documenting annual glacier lake outburst floods affecting Bear Glacier Lagoon. Recent observations indicate that the source lake is full of water,...

 
 Local    August 6, 2015

Super summer continues

Seward enjoys yet another warm and dry week, making for enjoyable recreation and exploring, or quiet contemplation along the shore of Resurrection Bay....

 
 Local    August 6, 2015

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 Local    July 30, 2015

Woman shoots herself at Spring Creek

A woman died of a gunshot wound she inflicted on herself outside Spring Creek Correctional Center on Monday, according to Alaska State Troopers. Amanda Bee, 31 of North Pole, was at the perimeter of SCCC with a gun when Alaska State Troopers at...

 
 Local    July 30, 2015

Mountain water runs at Lowell Point

There's a place on Lowell Point where folks go to get mountain water. It's said the water is filtered through the mountain's rocks and contains fewer chemicals than city water. Some folks collect...

 
 Local    July 30, 2015

Borough assembly member up for election

The representative to the Kenai Peninsula Borough Assembly from the east portion of the borough is up for election on Oct. 6. Several service board positions will also be voted on. The current assembly member, Sue McClure, has served the maximum...

 
 Local    July 30, 2015

Happy Birthday, Nellie!

Folks celebrate Alaska Nellie's birthday July 23. Seward Senior Center put on the annual party, moving it this year to the Seward Community Library Museum. Those attending dressed up in old time...

 
 Local    July 30, 2015

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 Local    July 23, 2015

Mayor, council seats up for election

The Seward city mayor and three city council seats are up for election on Oct. 6. The filing deadline for the positions is Aug. 17 at noon. All the positions are two-year terms. All are at-large positions – Seward officials are not elected by...

 
 Local    July 23, 2015

Fish Giveaway at Bear Lake

Folks from Cook Inlet Aquaculture Association give salmon to people at Bear Creek weir last week. CIAA releases young sockeye and coho into Bear Lake and Resurrection Bay each year. Eggs are...

 
 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...

 
 By Annette Shacklett    Local    July 23, 2015

Glass becomes works of art

In talented hands glass can become lovely works of art. And Ron Telposky has the talent. He takes simple glass and creates likenesses of the creatures around Seward, beads and other objects. Telposky...

 
 Local    July 23, 2015

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 Local    July 16, 2015

Exploring the East Peninsula on Two Wheels

Bicyclists ride at Lowell Point Road. Many Seward visitors opt to get out and ride bicycles to explore the area, riding all sorts of bikes from speedy 10-speeds to fat tired bikes. In addition to the...

 
 Local    July 16, 2015

Bluegrass kids take to entertaining on the streets

Students from the Seward Bluegrass Camp for Kids play and sing for the people on the streets of downtown Seward on Thursday. The youth studied stringed instruments and playing music in a bluegrass...

 

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