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 By LOG Staff    Local    February 20, 2014

Retired Chief Squires cited

Retired City of Seward Chief David Squires received recognition for his career as a firefighter from the Alaska Legislature on Feb. 12 at a special ceremony in Juneau. Squires says that he was...

 

Back When...

In 1963, runners tackle Mount Marathon from the starting line at Fourth Avenue and Washington Street. About 30 racers turned out for the 48th running of the second oldest race in North America, which...

 
 By LOG Staff    Sports    February 20, 2014

Seahawks net higher in latest tourney

The 37th annual Valdez Elks Tournament put eight teams on the floor for three days of competition in Valdez. The Seward Boys lost the first round against Nome, 57 to 36, but nailed down Kotzebue 52...

 

Seward NYO Invite schedule

The 2014 4th Annual Seward Native Youth Olympics Invitational Meet. Sponsored by the Qutekcak Native Tribe. Seward Middle School Gym Qutekcak Pizza Fundraiser will be serving pizza by the slice on...

 
 By LOG Staff    Sports    February 13, 2014

SHS hosts annual Seahawks Classic invite

Three basketball teams including Anchorage's East High School, Eagle River High and Klawock were hosted by the Seward Seahawks during three days of games last weekend. The annual classic is a...

 

Weather Permitting - Feb. 13, 2014

SEWARD WEATHER HIGHLOWPRECIP.WINDGUST Feb. 5392701223 Feb. 6342401238 Feb. 7373001744 Feb. 835240733 Feb. 9241802239 Feb. 10261902040 Feb. 11181201532 Recorded at Seward Airport (PAWD) Feb....

 
 By LOG Staff    Local    February 13, 2014

Barrier blocks sliding into Bear Creek

While not a common sight, an alarming number of vehicles have slid off Bear Lake Road into Bear Creek over the years. Now, the hairpin turn near the Cook Inlet Aquaculture Bear Creek weir sports a...

 
 By LOG Staff    Features    February 6, 2014

Back When...

This Seward based dog sled team was part of a U.S. postal network that delivered mail throughout Alaska from the 1890s to 1963. With a minimal and fragmented road system, dog sled proved to be the...

 
 By LOG Staff    Features    January 30, 2014

Weather Permitting - Jan. 30, 2014

SEWARD WEATHER HIGHLOWPRECIP.WINDGUST Jan. 2245350.9618 Jan. 2345370.82323 Jan. 2446360.85324 Jan. 2537300.0417 Jan. 2652370.53232 Jan. 2757370.30639 Jan. 2843320.17118 Recorded at Seward Airport...

 
 By LOG Staff    Local    January 30, 2014

Holland America surprises SFD with check

Last fall Holland America opened its checkbook for local nonprofits, accepting applications for grants to be made by its local advisory board. Although the Seward Fire Department wasn't among those...

 
 By LOG Staff    Opinion    January 23, 2014

Rocking the Boat

The following is from the editorial page of the Jan. 23, 1989 Seward Phoenix LOG. THE RUSSIANS VISIT... The University of Alaska’s Institute of Marine Science got a little international attention earlier this week when two Soviet scientists...

 
 By LOG Staff    Features    January 23, 2014

Back When...

Hundred of mining companies were incorporated during the heyday of speculation and investment in Alaska. However, pretty designs on stock certificates for early 1900s mining ventures didn't...

 
 By LOG Staff    Local    January 16, 2014

Sewardites race toward Iditarod

Travis Beals turned bib number 13 into a fifth place finish from a field of 44 mushers in the Copper Basin 300 Saturday. The Seward High School graduate, along with his fiancee Sarah Stokey, has...

 
 By LOG Staff    Sports    January 16, 2014

Seahawks boys basketball takes big win at Kenai

Tuesday, Jan. 7 the Seward High School boys and girls JV and varsity basketball teams and the Seahawk cheerleaders travelled to Kenai for games with the Kenai Central Kardinals. The Seahawks boys...

 
 By LOG Staff    Features    January 16, 2014

Weather Permitting - Jan. 16, 2014

SEWARD WEATHER HIGHLOWPRECIP.WINDGUST Jan. 835320.43110 Jan. 9342801222 Jan. 10322801023 Jan. 11301901329 Jan. 1226210917 Jan. 1332150.644- Jan. 1439240428 Recorded at Seward Airport (PAWD) Jan....

 
 By LOG Staff    Calendar    January 16, 2014

Calendar - Jan. 16, 2014

To add or change a non profit or free regular meeting or event on The LOG’s Calendar, e-mail adminassist@TheSewardPhoenixLOG.com or phone 224-4888. Thursday, Jan. 16 3 to 6 p.m., He Will Provide Food Pantry, Fifth and Adams, entry in the alley....

 
 By LOG Staff    Local    January 9, 2014

New clinic sets timeline

The City of Seward and the Seward Community Health Center Board of Directors were awarded a federal grant on Nov. 8 to open and operate a community health center. According to the requirements of the...

 
 By LOG Staff    Local    January 9, 2014

Holland America supports local groups

Dot Bardarson, one of the members of the local Holland America community advisory board had two checks to hand to Jillian Chapman of the Alaska SeaLife Center. One was for the center's Ocean Sciences...

 
 By LOG Staff    Local    January 9, 2014

Library turns tree into book

The last batch of book bequests hang from the holiday wish tree at the Seward Community Library Museum. Fantasy was turned into fiction as the library reaped a bound bounty with 59 donations of $20...

 
 By LOG Staff    Features    January 9, 2014

Back When...

The original Alaska Railroad dock swelters on a summer's day in the mid-1920's as ships ply the waters of Resurrection Bay against the backdrop of Mount Alice. (Send your "Back when..." photo to the...

 
 By LOG Staff    Features    January 9, 2014

Weather Permitting - Jan. 9, 2014

SEWARD WEATHER HIGHLOWPRECIP.WINDGUST Dec. 3046280.01718 Dec. 3139300.35318 Jan. 142330.72736 Jan. 235280.00522 Jan. 335270.032- Jan. 441330.28221 Jan. 541350.49222 Jan. 642330.72731 Jan. 739330.1106...

 
 By LOG Staff    Arts    January 9, 2014

Moose Pass revelers ring in New Year's

Wesley Sherrill and his ad-hoc holiday band provide the soundtrack to a standing room only crowd at the Trail Lake Lodge in downtown Moose Pass. After the customary count down to midnight, the room...

 

Happy New Year!

Alaska SeaLife Center's Woody the Stellar Sea Lion has nothing but smiles and good wishes for everyone's new year. Especially those who give him fishy treats....

 
 By LOG Staff    Features    January 2, 2014

2013 Year In Review

The LOG looks back through the pages of 2013. Click on headline to read full story... - July - Slow and steady wins the race Three Anchorage women in their late 60s and mid-70s who call themselves the Alaska Mountain Turtles, were in Seward last...

 
 By LOG Staff    Local    January 2, 2014

Trial set for Cooper Landing man

Paul Andrew Vermillion, a Cooper Landing resident who reportedly told Alaska State Troopers in a Dec. 5 phone call that he killed Genghis Muskox, has been temporarily transferred to Anchorage for medical tests to evaluate his claims that Muskox beat...

 

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