The Seward Phoenix Log - News of the Eastern Kenai Peninsula since 1966

 
Brown & Hawkins building unveils commemorative markers during ceremony

Brown & Hawkins building unveils commemorative markers during ceremony

In a community loaded with history, The City of Seward got a new piece of hardware to hang its hat on this past Thursday. Better make that two pieces. A representative of the Alaska Historical...

Voters to decide key bond question

Seward voters will face a Shakespearian decision in October when they go to the polls. Will they build or will they not build. The members of the Seward City Council made sure that is the question...

Crown Point man injured in train accident

CROWN POINT (AP) — An 85-year-old Crown Point man was seriously injured when he was struck by an Alaska Railroad train. Alaska State Troopers say Ronald Jackson was struck early Saturday and transported to Anchorage for treatment. Crown Point is...

Potluck planned for visiting students

A community potluck will be held on Aug. 1 at the Seward Community Library and Museum to welcome the visiting high school exchange students from Obihiro, Japan. The potluck and welcome ceremony will be held from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. All members of the...

Rains help crews gain control of blaze

ANCHORAGE (AP) - A substantial rain began fell throughout the weekend over a wildfire near Anchorage and helped firefighters contain a 778-acre blaze as they work to protect homes on either side of...

New SES students to register on Aug. 8-9

The new school year will move step closer to becoming a reality soon. Seward Elementary School will be open for new student registration on Aug. 8-9 from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Parents must fill out a registration packet for each new student....

Charter College to offer nursing program locally

Over the past 20 years medical providers and college nursing programs in rural regions in Alaska have longed for a way to train nurses at their clinical sites and remotely. That dream is finally becoming a reality. Charter College is networking...

SeaLife Center announces birth of sea lion pup

The Alaska SeaLife Center (ASLC) is pleased to announce the birth of a Steller sea lion pup to parents Eden and Pilot. Born July 1, the female pup weighed in at approximately 41 pounds (18.5 kg) and ...

Wardlows claim medals at WEIO games

Seward will have a few medals to show from the 2016 World Eskimo Indian Olympics. James and Michelle Wardlow both earned medals at the event, which was held last week at the Carlson Center in...

Wildlife Rescue Run & Walk set for Aug. 6

The 18th Annual 5K Wildlife Rescue Run & Walk will get under way on Aug. 6. All proceeds from the event will benefit the rescue of Alaska marine wildlife. The entry fee for the event is $25 for participants registering prior to Aug. 5. Individuals...

Quiet isn't always better with Baby Mal

This may surprise some people...but I used to allow my granddaughter, Mallorie, to pretend to be a beautician on my head. Here’s the deal, when it comes to Baby Mal, I admit, I am perhaps the...

The eyes have it: Focus on Health & Safety

\Good vision is vital to every person but is threatened for people with diabetes and for seniors. Poor vision is associated with more frequent falls and can result in the loss of the ability to drive. Poor vision decreases your ability to continue...

Zena Fleming

Lifelong Seward resident, Zena Fleming, 85, passed away peacefully, Monday, July 18, 2016 at the Providence Seward Mountain Haven Assisted Living Home in Seward where she lived and "played" since May ...

Seward Dance Extravaganza is scheduled for Aug. 3-5

The 2nd Annual Seward Dance Extravaganza will take the City of Seward by storm beginning next week. The event, which is being sponsored by Anchorage’s Studio Pulse, Apex Gym and the Seward Arts Council, is scheduled to run from Aug. 3-5. The...

VFW service officer to be in Seward on Aug. 8

Gerry Glover, the Veterans of Foreign Wars’ State Service Officer, will be visiting Seward on Aug. 8 to answer questions about VA entitlements and help with applying for VA programs. He is scheduled to be at the Seward AVTEC Resource Center from...

Police Log

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. July 12 1545 - 1st National Bank turned in a Cabela’s Club reward card and a...

 
 
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