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

 
Local jury kills fish case

Local jury kills fish case

On April 15, a Seward jury voted for the acquittal of James and Rhonda Hubbard on the few charges that remained after Kenai Superior Court judge Anna Moran threw out much of prosecutor Carole...

Seward Resort is always ready

Scott Bartlett says that the action never stops at the Army’s Seward Resort. Although locals sometimes forget about the facility, Bartlett says traffic from conferences and visiting single soldiers and families is a constant. The recreational...

Pay stations proliferate in campgrounds

Spring has sprung in Seward, and daisies, crocuses and – wait a minute – credit card machines are popping up all over the campgrounds and the waterfront park. The new solar-powered wireless...

Crews ready AVEC boats for season

Three Alaska Village Electric Cooperative vessels spent the cooler part of the winter pulled up on a Seward beach for inspections and maintenance. The Thursday relaunch of the tug M/V Naniq from...

Assembly takes up raises in Seward

April 15 was the annual meeting of the Kenai Peninsula Borough Assembly in Seward, which was a nice treat for me and seemed to be enjoyable for the rest of the assembly and other borough folks who...

Visitors come early

A group from the Dwight D. Eisenhower School for National Security and Resource Strategy visited the Seward area last week for background on their studies into how climate change affects national...

Salmon permit prices continue to rise

Alaska salmon permits in many fisheries have tripled in value since 2002 and the upward trend continues. An overview of April listings by four brokers shows that Bristol Bay drift net permits are...

College classes now open for high school juniors

Seward High School juniors, as well as seniors will now be able to get a jump start on college by taking evening classes at the high school through the Kenai Peninsula College Resurrection Bay...

April concert puts spring in step

William H. Seward Elementary students took center stage at the annual spring concert in the school gym as third through sixth graders put on performances ranging from instrumentals with the spotlight ...

Hunt was all bunny business

The annual Forest Acres Easter Egg hunt fairly teemed with bright-eyed and bushy-tailed Seward youngsters as they thumped through the campground in search of bounty. After the search was over and...

Methuselah Spring

Methuselah Spring is at the north end of Grouse Lake. The story behind the name is that because of the minerals in the water, some people thought that drinking it would make a person healthier and...

Turn Back the Pages – April 22, 1991

April 22, 1976 The Seward Phoenix LOG PAL Inaugurates New Barge Service – In a Wednesday noon interview with Thomas G. Garside, Portland manager for Pacific-Alaska Lines, your reporter learned that plans for the new shipping service between...

Weather Permitting - April 24, 2014

Seemingly still, behind the windows in storefronts along the boardwalk at the Seward Small Boat Harbor, it’s just the calm before the storm as workers and managers hustle and bustle to get things shipshape for the upcoming summer season. Many...

Seward pulls some wins in Colony meet

Friday the Seward High School track and field team travelled to Palmer for a Colony-Seward dual meet. Michael Marshall took the top spot in the 400 meters with Paxson Berry in third. Tannen Berry...

SHS Soccer green hits the turf early

It's not often that the Seward High School field is completely bare by the third week of April. Maybe never without at least some elbow grease. However, Friday the Seahawk soccer teams will play the...

Little League, Pinewood Derby

This year is the 75th anniversary of Little League and registration begins in Seward this Sunday, April 27, with tryouts at the downtown league field starting at 1 p.m. There will be skill stations to assess catching, throwing, batting and running....

Rocking the Boat

The following is from the editorial page of the May 13, 1976 Seward Phoenix LOG. ENCLOSED WITH YOUR UTILITY BILLS this past month was a questionnaire from the hospital board, soliciting your ideas and suggestions to help the board make its...

Hubbards comment on trial

By 8 p.m. Tuesday evening (April 15), and after a year-long ordeal, the jury deliberated the facts of our case and rightfully deemed us innocent on all counts of felony and misdemeanor charges “heaped,” (as quoted from lead investigator...

Government as innovator? You bet!

Five years ago, the federal government spent $169 billion to fund basic research and development. This fiscal year, it’s down to $134 billion. People who believe in public belt-tightening applaud drops like that, but in this case they’re wrong....

Each must take responsibility for themselves

While reading the Anchorage Daily News for over 40 years, I recently have decided to once again remind everyone that we as individuals must take responsibility for our own actions and decisions. If you wish to lie, cheat, steal and murder, you...

Joseph Stanton - 1938-2014

Joseph Stanton, 75 passed away April 10, 2014 at home with his family. He was preceded in death by his mother and father, Alberta and Barton Stanton. Joe was the eldest of five children. He was born ...

Out & About - April 24, 2014

Send listings for Out & About to editor@theSewardPhoenixLOG.com. Kindergarten round up set Two sessions of enrollment and orientation will be offered at Seward Elementary School at 5:30 and 6:30 p.m. April 24 for kindergarten students. Children...

Calendar - April 24, 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 24 3 to 6 p.m., He Will Provide Food Pantry, Fifth and Adams, entry in the alley. 6:30...

'Captain's Mast' - April 24, 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 13 00:51 - Individual requested an officer to the Breeze Inn Motel about...