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Monday night the Seward City Council took no action on a referendum petition that would require the city to hold a special election to revoke the portion of city code that opts the city out of the Alaska’s Public Employees Relations Act (PERA). A petition filed last year was presented to the…

You may have heard about civic engagement training in Seward; we went to a meeting recently to learn what the group is doing. Organized by Lynda Paquette, the group discusses various issues related to the Seward community, primarily centering around the City of Seward.

Sports/Outdoors

Precision three-point shooting helped carry the Bethel Warriors past the Seward Seahawks Saturday in the final round of the Dean Cummings Memorial Basketball Tournament in Delta Junction.

The Seahawks took on Nome Friday evening in the second round of the Dean Cummings Memorial Basketball Tournament. Nome took first blood in the matchup with Seward quickly responded with a three-point basket. Exchanging baskets throughout the first quarter, Seward took a 13-10 lead at the end…

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Precision three-point shooting helped carry the Bethel Warriors past the Seward Seahawks Saturday in the final round of the Dean Cummings Memorial Basketball Tournament in Delta Junction.

The Seahawks took on Nome Friday evening in the second round of the Dean Cummings Memorial Basketball Tournament. Nome took first blood in the matchup with Seward quickly responded with a three-point basket. Exchanging baskets throughout the first quarter, Seward took a 13-10 lead at the end…

Births

Jeff Dillon and Laura Sturtz are pleased to announce the birth of triplets Aurora Kathleen, Heath Spencer and Alder Clark Sturtz-Dillon, born Aug. 7 at Providence Alaska Medical Center in Anchorage. At birth, Aurora and Heath each weighed 5 pounds and Alder weighed 4 pounds. The triplets are…

Obituaries

Mary Annette Bryant (Cange), resident of Seward, Alaska, passed away unexpectedly on December 24, 2018. Mary was born in Anchorage, Alaska on …

Boatswain Mate Chief Petty Officer Gerald F. Pickett USCG retired died in Seward on September 7, 2018, of natural causes.   

Irene June Branson, 90, passed away peacefully on Saturday, November 24, 2018, at BeeHive Homes in Missoula, Montana. She had lived in Missoul…

Features

Across Alaska and a sliver of western Canada, 280 seismic stations silently do their jobs. Hidden in dark holes drilled into rock in boreal forest, northern tundra and mountaintops, the instruments wait patiently for the next tremor.

Opinion

I was blown away this past Thursday when I opened the door of the Seward Food Bank and found the table, carts, and floor filled with boxes and…

The American Legion Seward Post 5, Sons of American Legion, and the Auxiliary donated $7,000 to fund “Take a Veteran to Lunch”, a Seward Senio…

The celebration of life for Ralph Hatch held on Saturday Dec. 1 brought together family and friends to reflect on a life well lived. Growing u…