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Wada statue dedicated at ceremony

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...

Annual dessert gala set for Oct. 2

It all began 112 years ago when local community members pitched in with money and labor to build the foundation and basement for its first town church. Thus, St. Peter’s Episcopal Church was born. Not only is it the oldest surviving protestant...

Seward Area Hospice seeks volunteers to help provide needed services in area

Volunteer Hospice Training will start the evening of Oct 21, and continue each day on Oct. 22 and Oct. 23. Students will hear from guest speakers and watch video presentations to inform them of all aspects of caring for those in the community who...

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PFD checks to be $1,022 this October

ANCHORAGE (AP) — Most every Alaskan will be just over a thousand dollars richer next month. Last Friday, Alaska Gov. Bill Walker’s office announced the amount of this year’s Permanent Fund Dividend (PFD) payout as $1,022. The checks will be...

Fish Factor

Cordovans are hoping to revive a longlost Tanner crab fishery in Prince William Sound as a step toward keeping the town’s waterfront working year-round. The crab fishery produced up to 14 million...

SSC to host an 'Aging Mastery' program on Oct. 13

The Seward Senior Center will be offering a 10-week health and well-being package to all adult residents age 50 and over. The program is called the Aging Mastery Program and it was developed by the National Council on Aging (NCOA). This is a...

ASLC's distance learning program wins award

The Alaska SeaLife Center (ASLC) is pleased to announce that it has received the Pinnacle Award for the 2015-16 school year from the Center for Interactive Learning and Collaboration (CILC). This is...

Kratz earns return to state meet with Region III win

Hunter Kratz is headed back to cross country’s biggest stage in hopes of winning its’ biggest prize. The Seward High School senior nailed down a spot in the upcoming Class 1A-2A-3A state cross country meet on Saturday by running to his sixth...

Lady Hawks sprint to 3rd at Region III Championships

The Seward High School girls’ cross country team earned a return trip to the Class 1A-2A-3A State Cross Country Championships on Saturday with an impressive effort on the Tsalteshi Trails in Soldotna. The Lady Seahawks had four runners finish in...

'Hawks clinch postseason berth

Tommy Wells Seward Phoenix LOG The Seward Seahawks added a special note to their 2016 football season on Saturday in Homer. They became a playoff squad. The Seahawks nailed down their fourth...

Lady Seahawks drop 3-2 decision to Nikiski in southcentral action

The Seward High School Lady Seahawks pushed the Nikiski Lady Bulldogs to the very edge on Friday before suffering a tough 3-2 setback in a key Southcentral Conference showdown. Nikiski used a late rally to break a 2-2 tie and claim a 15-7 victory...

'Little Bug' is about to give us a 'Jewel'

Here it is near the end of September and there’s plenty of action going on around our house. Football is in full swing ... and I highly encourage you to get out and support the Seward Seahawks as...

Exercise your right to vote on Oct. 4

Two Kenai Borough ballot propositions in the Oct. 4 election are about sharing the responsibility for our community among taxpayers and maintaining a fair balance between property tax and sales tax. Proposition No. 3 would raise the amount of a...

Give yourself some grace

It’s been said that the best teacher is your last mistake. That means, “Don’t look at the mistake, look at the lesson.” Personally, I don’t make the same mistake twice—I usually make it four or five times just to make sure! Let’s face...

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. Sept. 14 1440 - Yukon Fire testing at the Senior Center. 1554 - Wells Fargo...

 
 
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