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

Seward Energy Forum & Fair set for this weekend

The City of Seward and the Seward Alternative Energy Group (SAEG) are hosting the second annual Seward Energy Forum & Fair on Oct. 14-15. The fair will be held at AVTEC – Alaska’s Institute of Technology in the Student Service Center from 10...

Soos to present writing workshop on Oct. 22

On Saturday, Oct. 22, the Seward Community Library & Museum will be hosting a writing workshop and reading with Alaska writer, Frank Soos. The workshop will be from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. in the downstairs Community Room. This workshop is geared towards...

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Alaska judge awards disputed election to incumbent Nageak

JUNEAU (AP) — A state court judge on Thursday overturned the results of a northern Alaska legislative election, citing problems with how the primary election was conducted and awarding the race to incumbent Rep. Benjamin Nageak, D-Barrow. The...

Dunleavy to file bill to restore PFD funds

(AP) - State Sen. Mike Dunleavy, from Wasilla, announced, last Wednesday afternoon in Anchorage that he would file a bill that would restore the half of PFD checks eliminated by Gov. Bill Walker’s vetoes. Dunleavy said the bill would be filed as...

Dog-approved cod treats hit the Alaska market

Alaskan Cod Crunchies begin a national roll out this week with a debut at Costco’s two stores in Anchorage. The dog treats are one of the newest products stemming from Alaskan Leader Seafood’s...

Seward spikers take 5th at Grace Christian Invite

The Seward High School Lady Seahawks enjoyed a solid outing at the Grace Christian Invitational Volleyball Tournament this past weekend. The SHS girls went 5-4 overall and finished fifth in the 16-team tournament. The Lady Seahawks enjoyed a strong...

Houston ends 'Hawks playoff run

The clock struck midnight on the Seward High School Seahawks’ Cinderella season on Saturday afternoon in the semifinal round of the Alaska small-school state playoffs. And it came with plenty of respect. The Houston Hawks fought their way through...

Spanos nets 2 medals at Seward Invitational

Connor Spanos enjoyed a brilliant outing at the 2016 Seward Invitational Swim Meet on Oct. 3 in front of the home fans. The Seward standout earned a pair of medals by placing in the top three in two separate events. Spanos splashed his way to...

Mammograms aid early detection of cancer

Patrick Linton, Executive Director Seward Community Health Center Breast cancer is the second-leading cause of cancer death among women in the United States, causing an estimated 40,000 deaths each year. On average 12 percent of women will develop...

God's music

I have always been a music lover. Ever since I was in the elementary school choir and since I played with friends down in the basement of our home, with what is now classic rock music blasting from the 8-track player. I’ve loved music since I...

'Pieces of Me' author to speak at Seward library on Oct. 21

Local residents are invited to attend a book talk and signing on Oct. 21 at the Seward Community Library and Museum with Lizbeth Meredith, author of Pieces of Me: Rescuing my Kidnapped Daughters. In this book, Meredith shares her international...

Trapping, snaring orientation classes scheduled

The Kenai National Wildlife Refuge (Refuge) will hold its 2016 trapping orientation class and snaring seminar on Saturday, Oct. 22, 2016, from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., at the Refuge Environmental Education Center on Ski Hill Road in Soldotna. To obtain a...

Skilak Lake release not an major issue for lower Kenai River, area

The release of Skilak glacier-dammed lake took place last week and, based on data from the National Weather Service, the estimated volume and peak water levels on Skilak Lake and the lower Kenai River did not reach flood stage. Thanks to a week of...

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. 28 1132 - Officer requested an ATN to charge via Summons to SHARI...

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