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

Residents irked at cost of electricity

The Seward City Council chambers were lit up on Monday evening for its regular meeting. Only this time, it was a group of local residents delivering a charge over high electrical costs. Noting that some electrical utility bills had increased...

'Jaws drop' during Corps' flood-control inspection tour

Seward City Manager Jim Hunt believes elected officials from Washington, D.C., and the Army Corps of Engineers received a big wake-up call last week during their visit to the Lowell Point Diversion Tunnel as part of their review of the aging flood...

Residents need to be 'bear aware' with recent visits

With the end of the summer season, another season begins on the Eastern Kenai Peninsula. Bear season. That has become evident over the past few weeks as at least two black bears have made appearances ...

City fills spots on October election, canvass boards

The Seward City Council appointed several residents to the Election and Canvas boards on Monday during their regular election. In all, nine residents were placed on the two bodies. Named to the Election Board for the upcoming October 3 municipal...

Junior class wins homecoming crown

The Seward High School junior class can officially claim to have the most school spirit, at least for the time being.. On Saturday the junior class claimed the top award in the annual Seward...

School district seeking Title VI representatives

The Kenai Peninsula Borough School District Title VI (Indian Education), formerly known as Title VII, is seeking parent, student, and staff advisory committee representatives. Committee members must commit to quarterly meetings, usually held at the...

Lindquist repeats at Frank D champion

Ruby Lindquist's legend grew even larger on Friday afternoon on a muddy trail. Despite a strong challenge from Homer's Autumn Daigle, she turned in a dominating effort in front of her home crowd on...

Sadie Lindquist claims JV gold

SSadie Lindquist joined his older sister, Ruby, as gold medal winners at Friday's Frank Dieckgraeff Invitational. And she did it by a wider margin. A junior, Lindquist dominated the girls' junior...

'Hawks take 3rd at Frank D Invitational

Neil Lindquist and Max Pfeiffenberger both turned in impressive outings on Friday and powered the Seward High School Seahawks cross-country team to third at the annual Frank Dieckgraeff...

Miscues doom Seward to 45-0 homecoming loss to rival Homer

Playing in front of a large homecoming crowd on a muddy Steinbrecher Field on Saturday, the Seward High School Seahawks learned a brutal lesson-that being, if you beat yourself, you will have no...

Excuse me, I've have to go practice now

As a general rule, birthdays have never really meant that much to me. Most days I can’t even tell you how old I am because, you know, age is just a number, and because of my huge distaste for...

Charles Harry Graham

Longtime Anchor Point resident Charles Harry Graham, 82, died Friday, Aug. 29, 2017 at South Peninsula Hospital in Homer. No services will be held per his wishes. Charles Harry Graham was born June...

Open House on Marine Terminal is planned

The Alaska Railroad Corporation will be holding an open house to view the master plan for expansion of the Seward Marine Terminal on Tuesday, September 26. Members of the Railport Seward team are scheduled to be on hand to discuss the master plan...

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. Aug. 31 0949 - NTWC reported an earthquake with magnitude of 5.3 located 65...

Community Calendar

Sept. 18 Meet the candidates The Seward Chamber of Commerce will be holding a “Meet the Candidates” forum on Monday, September 18, in the Seward City Council Chambers. The meeting will begin at 5 p.m. During the event residents will get the...

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