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Music, arts festival expected to be bigger, bolder, better

Music, arts festival expected to be bigger, bolder, better

It may not be as big as the Mt. Marathon Race but it's big. It has just as much talent, though a different kind. Like Mt. Marathon, there will be daring moves and probably some sweating and there is ...

Seward hosts historical society, museum conference

A small group of volunteers with the Resurrection Bay Historical Society have pulled off an almost impossible feat. They organizsed a conference despite a long list of challenges that could have...

Conference bittersweet with passing of historian, treasure at 104

Just 18 days before the Alaska Historical Society and Alaska Museums annual conference is set to begin, Seward's oldest resident and beloved historian passed away in her sleep at her daughter's home ...

Begich asks for help with coal facility

Sen. Mark Begich has asked Gov. Sean Parnell to assist in resolving the work stoppage at Usibelli Coal’s dock operations at the Seward Coal Loading Facility. The facility has ceased operations...

City Council candidates share comments

Candidates for Seward City Council were offered an opportunity to speak directly to voters. There are four candidates vying for three seats. The Chamber of Commerce is sponsoring a Meet the...

Pat Williams paper presentation open to public

Jackie Pels, publisher of the late Pat Williams’ book, will be in Seward next week to attend the Joint Annual Conference of Museums Alaska and Alaska Historical Society. She is among the dozens of speakers presenting papers during the Oct. 1-4...

KPB mayoral candidate statements

Carrol Martin My main concerns for the entire Kenai Peninsula are increasing our own food production and reducing fire danger and damage. Reducing wild fire danger and damage and increasing food...

Paper Pulpit

Through the most interesting set of circumstances... I found myself at a Los Angeles Clippers NBA basketball game, sitting court-side, right next to the team. Really, I was sitting at the end of the scorer’s table, right next to the Clippers team...

Lawsuit challenging Walker-Mallott ticket without foundation

On September 17, attorney and Republican Party activist Ken Jacobus went to court on behalf of the Republican Party’s district chair, Steve Strait, in an attempt to remove Parnell’s only significant opposition from the ballot. Mr. Jacobus’...

Linda K. Davenport - 1942-2014

Linda K. Davenport (nee Martin), passed away peacefully on September 16, 2014 in Chetek, WI. Linda was born in Long Beach, CA on May 6, 1942 as the youngest of five children and the only daughter of...

Port City Players to present Capra play at conference

Some might say historian Doug Capra is obsessed. He has notebooks full of information about his obsession. He will talk to anyone who will listen about his obsession. He is a cheerleader for the...

Seward Music & Arts Festival 2014

This year’s Music and Arts Festival is dedicated to Jessi Nelson, the former director of music for the festival who died in a plane crash with her boyfriend last August just before the festival...

SPRD names vol of year

It is with great pleasure that Seward Parks & Recreation (SPRD) presents Jamie Fredrickson our 2013 Volunteer of the Year Award. There are not enough kind things to say about our dedicated...

Seward Community Foundation News

The Seward Community Foundation is pleased to announce a September mini-grant award going to the Seward Boys and Girls Club. The $500 grant will be used to fund a tutor to provide individualized math instruction in the established Power Hour...

Out & About - Sept. 25, 2014

Free GED tests The GED Testing Service just announced two weeks of free GED Practice Tests from September 23 through October 3. If you have been thinking about getting your GED diploma, now is the time to come in, test your skills, and make a plan....

 
 
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