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 By LOG Staff    Local    March 20, 2014

One person suicides, another threatens

The Seward Police Department faced two suicide calls within a city block of each other over the span of four days. The first was called in at 9:30 p.m. on March 8 from Alaska Veterans Affairs. The reporting party said that a man at the Taroka Inn on...

 
 By LOG Staff    Arts    March 20, 2014

Sugar Mountain shoots Seward

According to the producers at Yellow Brick Films, the filming of Sugar Mountain began in Seward on March 10 and is expected to continue for six weeks. The modestly budgeted independent production, sta...

 
 By LOG Staff    Features    March 20, 2014

Turn Back the Pages

March 30, 1989 The Seward Phoenix LOG Exxon oil spill headed toward Resurrection Bay – The massive Exxon Valdez oil spill that is polluting Prince William Sound is totally out of control and will soon begin moving toward Resurrection Bay and Kodiak...

 
 By LOG Staff    Features    March 20, 2014

Back When...

The WAMCATS naval radio station at the head of the Resurrection Bay, which connected Seward to other U.S. coastal cities, ceased operation in 1930 after 13 years of operation. Before WAMCATS, the...

 

Out & About - March 20, 2014

Send listings for Out & About to editor@theSewardPhoenixLOG.com. Urbach's BB League tournament ends season Urbach’s youth basketball wraps up on Saturday, March 22 at the AVTEC Gym, with the End-of-Season Tournament and Coaches vs. 6th Graders....

 
 By LOG Staff    Calendar    March 20, 2014

Calendar - March 30, 2014

To add or change a non profit or free regular meeting or event on The LOG’s Calendar, e-mail editor@TheSewardPhoenixLOG.com or phone 224-4888. Thursday, March 20 3 to 6 p.m., He Will Provide Food Pantry, Fifth and Adams, entry in the alley. 6:30...

 
 By LOG Staff    Features    March 20, 2014

Weather Permitting - March 20, 2014

SEWARD WEATHER HIGHLOWPRECIP.WINDGUST March 1237320.021033 March 1342350.19717 March 1439280.261238 March 1530190.00924 March 1633190.00829 March 1739300.00710 March 1843270.00934 Recorded at Seward...

 
 By LOG Staff    Local    March 20, 2014

Fire scorches SBS paint aisle

According to Bear Volunteer Fire Department training captain Jim Wiles, the paint mixing station at the Exit Glacier Road location of Spenard Builder's Supply spontaneously caught fire early Saturday...

 
 By LOG Staff    Local    March 20, 2014

Spring Break Festival says YES

Following the concluding awards luncheon at Chinooks Waterfront Restaurant on Sunday Rick Brown, April Bunn and Monica Chase (left) take a load off, balance the books and reflect on three days of...

 

Out & About - March 13, 2014

Send listings for Out & About to editor@theSewardPhoenixLOG.com. New community clinic is open The Seward Community Health Clinic is open with regular weekly operating hours from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. o...

 
 By LOG Staff    Features    March 13, 2014

Back When...

For more than the first half of the 20th century, Seward maintained its role as Alaska's gateway city with dog teams and then the Alaska Railroad delivering newcomers, goods and mail to points north....

 
 By LOG Staff    Features    March 13, 2014

Weather Permitting - March 13, 2014

SEWARD WEATHER HIGHLOWPRECIP.WINDGUST March 537300.01922 March 6362601226 March 7392401252 March 8331902440 March 9371901537 March 1037331.29936 March 1139330.62731 Recorded at Seward Airport (PAWD)...

 
 By LOG Staff    Police LOG    March 13, 2014

Captain's Mast - March 13, 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 3 22:18 - Seward...

 

Out & About - March 6, 2014

Send listings for Out & About to editor@theSewardPhoenixLOG.com. Affordable care assistance available Tina Wegener of Peninsula Community Health Services will be at the Seward Senior Center from...

 
 By LOG Staff    Alaska    March 6, 2014

Iditarod mushers get rough start

This is as much snow as Travis Beals and his dog team will see for quite awhile as they leave the line at the Willow restart of the 2014 Iditarod. Nearly bare ground for long stretches of the trail to...

 

Weather Permitting - Feb. 27, 2014

SEWARD WEATHER HIGHLOWPRECIP.WINDGUST Feb. 1928210.20721 Feb. 2028140.101326 Feb. 2130160510 Feb. 223626004 Feb. 233912027 Feb. 243770614 Feb. 2536150.149 Recorded at Seward Airport (PAWD) Feb....

 

Back When...

Prolific Seward photographer Sylvia Sexton documented this baby show during the 1910s and the photo is among a collection of Seward photographs that now reside in a series of Resurrection Bay albums...

 

Out & About - Feb. 27, 2014

Send listings for Out & About to editor@theSewardPhoenixLOG.com. Seward hosts Tsunami Bowl The annual National Ocean Sciences Bowl competition hosted by the University of Alaska Fairbanks Seward...

 
 By LOG Staff    Sports    February 27, 2014

Urbach's Youth Basketball League is underway

Urbach's Youth Basketball League is in full swing and every Saturday the AVTEC gym is host to the young fun seekers which, in total, number near 100. The UYBL is coordinated by the Seward Parks and...

 
 By LOG Staff    Sports    February 27, 2014

Seward Middle School hosts wrestling tourney

Seward Middle School welcomed the borough middle school tournament to the area for the first time in nearly a decade. Seventh and eighth graders squared off against competitors from around the Kenai...

 
 By LOG Staff    Arts    February 27, 2014

Archers take a bow

Every Tuesday the Alaska Railroad Cruise Ship Terminal morphs into an archery range as Sewardites take aim with nary a quiver. The City of Seward Parks and Rec Department manages the league which...

 
 By LOG Staff    Sports    February 27, 2014

Youth get their kicks at Seward NYO Invite

Seward's Qutekcak Native Tribe hosted five teams from all over Alaska at Seward Middle School during the three-day fourth annual Seward Native Youth Olympic invitational that began Friday. Along with...

 

Mayor's Cup delayed

Seward's winter mushing event, the Mayor's Cup, was set for Feb. 15 but ended up in last minute limbo because of a lack of winter. With local mushers Iditarod bound, the race has been postponed until...

 
 By LOG Staff    Local    February 20, 2014

Winter Rendezvous in Moose Pass

The first annual Moose Pass Winter Rendezvous got off to a snowy start as Valentine's Day flakes fell while couples dined at the Trail Lake Lodge. Five inches or more of fresh powder made the next...

 

SeaLife Center hosts Anchorage celebration

The fifth annual Alaska SeaLife Center Gala brought together supporters of marine education, research and science as well as wildlife rescue and stewardship. The fundraiser serves to benefit the...

 

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