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 By Annette Shacklett    Local    November 27, 2014 

Pantry insists people won't go hungry

This story begins a series of stories on the Giving Season in Seward. Many organizations gather much of their donations at this time of year. Seward is one giving town. If someone is in need, Sewardites respond with both time and money. The He Will...

 
 By Annette Shacklett    Local    November 27, 2014 

Angels abound in Seward, taking care of their own

This time of year the angels come out in Seward. They hang from Christmas trees in area businesses, each one of them advertising a child’s holiday wish list. Those residents who pluck a name off the tree then provide a gift for a child become...

 
 By Annette Shacklett    Local    November 27, 2014 

Legion delivers Thanksgiving

Most folks celebrate Thanksgiving with family and friends. But some work at the hospital, Alaska SeaLife Center or the gas station. The American Legion post makes sure they all have a Thanksgiving dinner. On Thanksgiving American Legion Post #5...

 
 Local    November 27, 2014 

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 By Annette Shacklett    Local    November 20, 2014

Turkeys delivered all over Alaska

Hundreds of families have a Thanksgiving turkey because of Jeanie Greene's big heart. Most go to Alaska villages. Some are given as far away as Kentucky. Others are given close to home in Seward....

 
 By Melissa DeVaughn    Local    November 20, 2014

Pacing his future

Michael Marshall, the youngest of the Marshall running family in Seward, has signed with Black Hills State University in Spearfish, S.D. He will run on the cross-country, and indoor and outdoor track teams. He follows in his older brother’s...

 
 By Annette Shacklett    Local    November 20, 2014

Bacon continues as Bear Creek fire chief

Connie (Elde) Bacon will continue as the chief of Bear Creek Fire Department after a recommendation by the borough mayor and a unanimous vote of support for his decision by the Bear Creek Fire Service Area board on Nov. 11. Bacon was installed as...

 
 Local    November 20, 2014

Moose Pass man marks 50 years with ARRC

Railroad track repairer and board member Jack Burton recently passed the half-century mark as an employee of Alaska Railroad Corp. Railroad leadership recognized Burton’s extraordinary tenure with a salute during the ARRC Board of Directors...

 
 Local    November 20, 2014

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 By Annette Shacklett    Local    November 13, 2014

City looking cleaner, tidier

Seward is looking cleaner and tidier these days. Hulk vehicles are hauled away, messy looking yards are cleaned up and abandoned buildings secured. City of Seward administration started working on the cleanup late this summer and contracted with...

 
 By Melissa DeVaughn    Local    November 13, 2014

Sole swimmer

Sasha Hamner had a lot on her mind as she headed to the 1-2-3A ASAA State Swim and Dive Championships in Anchorage last week. As the sole representative of the Seward High Seahawks swim team, she wanted to represent well. As a senior, she wanted to...

 
 Local    November 13, 2014

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 By Annette Shackett    Local    November 6, 2014

Micciche, Chenault return to Juneau

Peter Micciche (R) is the East Kenai Peninsula’s new state senator. At press time Wednesday morning, Micciche had 76 percent of the votes in Tuesday’s election to Eric Treider’s 24 percent. After last year’s redistricting, the East Kenai...

 
 By Annette Shacklett    Local    November 6, 2014

City, ARRC land swap advances

Annette Shacklett LOG Editor The City of Seward is moving forward on a land swap with Alaska Railroad Corp. of parcels in the Small Boat Harbor area. City council on Oct. 27 approved a resolution to sell to ARRC city-owned property that is currently...

 
 Local    November 6, 2014

Veterans honored for service

Seward will honor those who have served in the military on Tuesday, Veterans Day. The day begins with a Veterans Day Brunch and Ceremony sponsored by American Legion Post No. 5 from 10 to 11:30 a.m. at Seward Senior Center, 336 Third. The ceremony...

 
 Local    November 6, 2014

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 Local    October 30, 2014

Candidates share their views on the top issues facing Alaska

Election day is right around the corner and candidates for the U.S. Senate and Representatives are scrambling to collect the votes of undecided voters. Last week, in a rare move, the Alaska Federation of Natives, at its annual convention in Anchorage...

 
 Local    October 30, 2014

Spooky carnival awaits trick-or-treaters

Update: Trick-or-Treaters will be welcomed from 4 to 6 p.m. at Mountain Haven. Halloween in Seward just can’t be beat. There truly is something for everyone. Costumes will be seen at businesses and organizations all over town. And the kids probably...

 
 Local    October 30, 2014

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 By Annette Shacklett    Local    October 23, 2014

City pays $.47 million on breakwater bill

Seward will send $.47 million to the Army Corps of Engineers as a payment on a $1.7 million bill for building a breakwater at the Small Boat Harbor in 2005 and 2012. On the Oct. 13 Seward City Council voted to make the payment and finance the remaini...

 
 By Annette Shackett    Local    October 23, 2014

'She was always here'

Her 104-year adventure came to an end last month, but Seward held one more birthday party Monday night to honor life-long resident Pat Williams with stories and more than a few tears. The Community Room at the Seward Community Library Museum was fill...

 
 Local    October 23, 2014

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 By Annette Shacklett    Local    October 16, 2014

LeMaitre family, chamber settle suit

The $5 million lawsuit by the family of the man who did not return off Mount Marathon in 2012 has been settled for $20,000, announced the Seward Chamber of Commerce yesterday in a press release. Michael LeMaitre did not return from the annual 4th of...

 
 By Annette Shacklett    Local    October 16, 2014

City rejects marijuana initiative

In a rare action Seward City Council passed a resolution to make a recommendaton on how to vote on a state ballot measure. The City officially opposes the passage of Ballot Measure 2, the vote to further legalize marijuana in Alaska, in the Nov. 4...

 
 By Annette Shacklett    Local    October 16, 2014

Begich gets boost while wife Bonito is in town

Deborah Bonito is on the road and in the skies these days on the campaign trail for her husband, Sen. Mark Begich. On Oct. 6, she came to Seward to meet with constituents and the press. After visiting several places in Seward, she shared coffee and...

 

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