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With numbers down, schools forge ahead

City paving, sewage projects delayed

Lowell Point residents told the Seward City Council that they don’t want any dredging work performed at the city’s wastewater treatment lagoon located in the small community. Terry Arnold and...

DVD history by Sewardites debuts

On short notice, and with limited fanfare, a surprisingly large crowd of Sewardites turned out to preview a series of educational videos about the history of the Eastern Kenai Peninsula. The episodes ...

Providence brings state of art to Seward

Sara McDonald has been radiology supervisor at Providence Seward for almost 7 years. Since her move to the Seward area in 2006, she has capitalized on experience gained during her previous experience ...

CIRI welcomes new executive chef to Seward

CIRI Alaska Tourism Corporation is getting ready to reopen its Seward area lodges and dining establishments in time for the upcoming tourist season, May 16. CIRI has hired another experienced Alaska...

Major Marine tops in tourism

Seward's Major Marine Tours took home the Member of the Year award from Visit Anchorage's "Seymour Awards" at a banquet to honor the Best in Alaska Tourism on Saturday. Presenter Josh Howes and...

Salmon catch headed down in an off year for chums

Alaska's total salmon catch for 2014 is projected to be down by almost half of last year's record haul. State fishery managers are calling for an all-species harvest of just under 133 million salmon, ...

With numbers down, schools forge ahead

With a projected drought of teenagers passing through Seward's Middle and High schools, the Kenai Peninsula Borough School District and local administrators are looking to maintain and extend the...

Turn Back the Pages – April 17, 1986

April 17, 1986 The Seward Phoenix LOG Morality... an issue? – “Morality is not an issue that can be legislated,” so say almost 400 area residents in a petition that was presented to the Seward City Council Monday night. David C. Ramirez...

Solly's Opens

When Solly's Cocktail Lounge opened in the early '60s invitations to were sent to community members. Sol Urie had purchased the property across from the railroad depot and ran the telegraph office...

Weather Permitting - April 17, 2014

The compass may feature four cardinal points, but the weather vane on the Seward Founder's Monument need only point either north or south. Like Alaska three seasons – winter, spring and fall –...

Seahawks make tracks to home field for Green & Gold

Seward High School track and field athletes suited up right after the final bell last week for the annual Green and Gold exhibition. Howie Hubbard and Michael Marshall (right) duked it out for the...

Rocking the Boat

The following is from the editorial page of the April 17, 1986 Seward Phoenix LOG. THE FOURTH AVENUE DOCK... There was good news Monday night for those who have long advocated the reconstruction of the downtown dock. Though $5,000 isn’t much, we...

Alaska Natives shouldn't wait a century to get a fair shake

The Katie John case is at an end. Or perhaps another beginning. First the background: The Supreme Court recently rejected the State of Alaska’s petition to review lower court rulings that affirm rules for subsistence hunting and fishing on...

Deep gratitude for our Seward heroes

The morning of March 24 held surprises for some of us. When I caught my toe on a frozen chunk of ice and went down with a force of exponential gravity, shattering the femur, on my new hip, I knew instantly I was in big trouble. As I lay there on...

Speak up for education

When parents and students stand up to protect schools from a fourth year of teacher and staff cuts, we should applaud them. The Governor was wrong to chide them for “scaring everybody.” These parents and students know that sitting by, when...

Marjorie "Marge" Ruth Anderson Solee - 1928-2014

Marjorie "Marge" Ruth Anderson Solee, 85, one of 17 children, was born Aug. 17, 1928 on a farm in Warren, Minn. Farming was an honest, simple lifestyle that she identified with all of her life. The...

Tammy Reeve - 1964-2014

Kasilof resident Tammy Reeve, 49, passed away on April 12, 2014. She was born Sept. 1, 1964 in Great Falls, Mont. to the late Phillip H. Bruce and Sharon E. Ryan of Anchorage. Tammy moved to Alaska...

'Winter Bear' powerful message lifts taboo on suicide

With our community touched by four suicides in the past four months, Seward Prevention Coalition has invited a group that travels to rural areas across Alaska to present "The Winter Bear." It's a...

Holy Week & Easter Worship

Holy Week & Easter Worship Opportunities Following are services for Holy Week and Easter (April 20). Easter Sunrise Service Easter Sunday, 7 a.m., at the K.M. Rae Building (UAF), Third and Railway, led by Seward community pastors and the...

Out & About - April 17, 2014

Send listings for Out & About to editor@theSewardPhoenixLOG.com. Agencies host public conference A permitting and agency information open house will be held from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. today at the Seward Community Library. Agency representatives from...

Calendar - April 17, 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, April 17 3 to 6 p.m., He Will Provide Food Pantry, Fifth and Adams, entry in the alley. 6:30...

'Captain's Mast' - April 17, 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. April 5 23:37 - Caller reported a sickly looking eagle near the side of the...