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The Seward City Council will convene a town hall to discuss crime and drug addiction in Seward, responding in part to a request from the board of the Seward Chamber of Commerce. Crime has continued to be a big topic in Seward, particularly in the wake of a double homicide last month.

The Seward Community Foundation held its 2019 Donor Appreciation and Grant Awards on Tuesday, May 7. Ninety people shared in an evening that was humorous, generous and giving. Five donors helped present 18 grants, worth $100,928, to local nonprofits! Those presenting were Chip and Teri Arnol…

Each year, more and more older adults are making a positive impact in and around Seward. As volunteers, employees, employers, educators, mentors, advocates, and more, they offer insight and experience that benefits the entire community. That’s why Older Americans Month (OAM) has been recogni…

Around Town

The movies, "Iditarod National Historic Trail: A History" and "Waves Over Seward," will be shown daily at 2 p.m., Monday-Saturday at the Seward Community Library & Museum, 239 Sixth Avenue. Each movie lasts 25 minutes and will be shown back to back. Donations are accepted and are split b…

Sports/Outdoors

The USDA Forest Service, Alaska Department of Natural Resources, and the Cooperative Extension Service remind residents and land owners that Southcentral Alaska continues to be heavily impacted by a spruce beetle outbreak that has occurred over the last few years. Warmer spring temperatures …

Registration for individuals for the Lost Lake Run lottery opens on Monday, April 1, 2019, at 6 a.m. and closes on Wednesday, April 3 at midnight. Registration can be made from the race homepage at www.lostlakerun.com using the register button. The race will be held on Aug. 24 to support tho…

Schools

The two unions that represent public school employees on the Kenai Peninsula announced Thursday that they are preparing to strike over stalled negotiations with the Kenai Peninsula Borough School District.

This year, Seward High School’s Marine Biology class decided to do a collaborative project with the Alaska SeaLife Center. They collected data on seabirds from the shore and compared it to data ASLC has from the boat. Beginning in September, they have gone out once a week counting seabirds, …

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

She was a child of the Ozarks and the Depression. Helen Joyce Gourley was delivered into this world by her country doctor grandfather in Bado,…

“Lines of latitude run east and west but are measured 90 degrees north of the equator and 90 degrees south of the equator; Lines of longitude …

Sabrina Danielle Moore; a wise, feisty, and loving soul; unexpectedly passed at age 40. On Jan. 17, 2019, our sweet Breezy passed away from co…

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Opinion

The family of Don Lynch would like to thank the American Legion Seward Post #5, Pioneers of Alaska and our many friends who volunteered their …