Movie tax incentive debate comes to town

Seward continues to embrace the filming of independent feature film "Sugar Mountain" in the area, as it did years ago for the Christian movie "Christmas with a Capital C." During the six weeks of...

Boro Assembly meets in Seward

When the Kenai Peninsula Borough Assembly makes its annual sojourn to Seward next week, the agenda will be light with many items presently slated to be passed on by consent. The April 15 meeting will feature public hearings for two ordinances. The...

Opportunity knocks at AVTEC job fair

Norm Casagranda of Seward's Job Center says that while 49 presenters set up their stations at Monday's annual job fair, the number of job seekers remained relatively constant from last year's...

Couple's postal dues paid

Marcia Shea and Jerry Nassen, the pair postmasters from Moose Pass and Seward, spent their last official days behind their respective counters last month. One rural and one small town postmaster,...

Assembly considers compensation changes

Assembly considers compensation changes The committee portion of the Kenai Peninsula Borough Assembly’s afternoon began with a teleconference with Borough legislative delegates. The assembly was...

Fur ball feeds shelter kitty

Someone brought out the pig to lead the pet walk at the second annual Cause for Paws day of fund raising events on March 29. In its second year, the pet walk proved to be a popular activity and the...

Children's carnival spreads spring joy

Face painting and parachute play were a small sample of the fun had by youngsters of all ages at the annual Seward Spring Carnival on Saturday. Youthful cries and laughter filled the Alaska Railroad...

Tax help yields major returns

Local AARP tax volunteers Marilyn Burch, Nancy and Tom Osborne, as well as Jim Herbert (seated) concluded providing free income tax services to more than 250 Seward and Moose Pass families and...

Turn Back the Pages – April 11, 1991

April 11, 1991 The Seward Phoenix LOG Seward aroused about possible Tusty move – Sewardites were alarmed last week by the news that the State may cut off Seward from the Alaska Marine Highway System and reroute the locally homeported state ferry...

1973 Winter Carnival

A piggy back race, won by Bernie Filllingim and Tony Cordova, was one of the events during the Seward High School Winter Carnival in March 1973. Other activities were an ice-cube eating contest,...

Weather Permitting - April 10, 2014

A lone moose browses in the Salmon Creek lowlands against the backdrop of Mt. Alice on a clear and crisp April morning. A weather system is due to move in Friday and cloudy skies may persist through...

Rocking the Boat

The following is from the editorial page of the April 11, 1991 Seward Phoenix LOG. DOWNTOWN MERCHANTS formed an organization they hope will get the renovations that downtown needs underway. By sticking together and making decisions as a group, the...

Getting your money's worth

This letter is in response to comments made a couple of weeks ago regarding the Seward/Bear Creek Flood Service Area, the cost of maintaining the service area and the benefit to the community. As many of you already know, the SBCFSA was formed with...

Support HB 201

Residents of Alaska, I have grown up in Alaska, and salmon have definitely been a big part of my life. Salmon are the main food source for many families in Alaska. Making sure these fish are not toxic is very important for the health of all...

Thank you

“Are you kidding me?” exclaimed one of the last AARP Tax Services clients, as they learned that they would getting back money from the IRS, when all along they thought they were going to have to owe money. Local AARP tax volunteers Nancy and...

Kodiak seiners trying hand at pollock

Kodiak seiners will be scooping up pollock in their nets starting this week. You heard right. Seiners have a chance to test the waters to determine if a directed pollock fishery makes sense for that...

Schools announce honor rolls

The following students earned honor roll status in the third quarter of the first semester at Seward schools. Those with an asterisk (*) by their name had a 4-point grade point average. William H. Seward Elementary Fourth Grade: Ryan Brown*,...

SHS students create mural

Those who enter Seward High School will henceforth pass beneath a beautiful mural featuring some of favorite native plants, fireweed, oyster mushrooms, blueberries, Devil's Club and Pushki, and two...

Track & field headlines prom week

Seward High School Seahawks track star Emily Brockman soars above the hurdles at the track and field event in Anchorage last week. The Seward High School Seahawks will host themselves for a track and ...

Diane Hodges - 1946-2014

Longtime Alaska resident, Diane Hodges, 67, passed away March 26, 2014 at her home in Chugiak after a short illness. Funeral services were held April 9 at the Anchorage Funeral Home. Her ashes will...

William Carl Bumgarner - 1927-2014

William Carl Bumgarner, 87, Wasilla, passed away on March 10, 2014 at Mat-Su Regional Medical Center. William was born on March 10, 1927 in Litchfield, Ill. Bumgarner became a resident of Alaska in...

Out & About - April 10, 2014

Send listings for Out & About to editor@theSewardPhoenixLOG.com. Sleetmute Sweetheart plays Seward Alaskan singer/songwriter Emma Hill, with four albums in collaboration with co-writer/musician Bryan Daste to her credit, will perform at Resurrect...

Calendar - April 10, 2014

Thursday, April 10 3 to 6 p.m., He Will Provide Food Pantry, Fifth and Adams, entry in the alley. 6:30 p.m., Community Choir rehersal, United Methodist Church, Sue McClure, 224-6784. 6:30 to 7:30 p.m., Narcotics Anonymous, Church of the Nazarene,...

'Captain's Mast' - April 10, 2014

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. March 26 23:29 - Earthquake: Magnitude 4.1, 90 miles northwest of Kotzebue. No...