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Citizen of the Year – Many embody the spirit

For the Citizen of the Year, each year The LOG seeks a person, club, organization or any kind of deserving entity deserving of recognition and a great big “thank you.” We want to honor someone who has made an outstanding contribution to the commu...

 

Citizens of the Year – Skip & Marie Fletcher

Skip and Marie Fletcher have given to Seward and its people in countless ways for 60-some years. We salute them as The LOG Citizens of the Year. Skip was quiet, kind and open hearted. Marie is always...

 

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....

 

New AVTEC dorms ready for residence

On Jan. 4, new and returning AVTEC students move into AVTEC's new housing facility. The $16 million facility was turned over to AVTEC's Residential Life Department in early December by builder...

 

Game committee group looks at moose, bears, falcons

While moose preoccupy those concerned with wildlife management in other area of the Kenai Peninsula, the Seward Fish and Game Advisory Committee figures that the Seward area barely has enough of a...

 
 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...

 

Friend of Seward - Tony Nakazawa

While talking to Sewardites about our Citizen of Year, The LOG found that many people who don't live in Seward make selfless contributions to Seward. Thus, this year we honor friends of Seward. Tony...

 

Friend of Seward - Cliff Sisson

Another Friend of Seward nominated this year, and most worthy of recogntion is Cliff Sisson. The 72 year old has been a dedicated volunteer for the Alaska State Parks for the past eight years. With ov...

 

Seward KPC branch continues to serve

When people called the Seward Branch of Kenai Peninsula College in the mid 1990s, the phone would ring in the home of Cindy Capra. “Is the Seward Branch open today?” the caller would ask. Capra would walk over to her washing machine upon which sa...

 
 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...

 
 By Laine Welch    Fishing    January 2, 2014

Fishing 2013, Fish Picks and Pans

Alaska’s seafood industry worked hard again in 2013 to ramp up its message to policy makers, most of whom still tend to overlook the industry’s economic significance to the state and beyond. What...

 

Back When...

Yes, there was a time operations were regularly performed in Seward. Construction of the hospital started in 1956 and it officially opened in 1957. Originally it as operated by the Women's Division...

 

Out & About - Jan. 2, 2014

Send listings for Out & About to editor@theSewardPhoenixLOG.com. Library promotes digital literacy Beginning Jan. 7 the Seward Community Library will host educational sessions on Tuesdays from 5-6 p.m. and Saturdays from 1-2 p.m. This new program is...

 
 By LOG Staff    Calendar    January 2, 2014

Calendar - Jan. 2, 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, Jan. 2 Noon to 1 p.m., SeaView Community Services Board, Seaview Plaza, 302 Railway. 3 to 6...

 
 By LOG Staff    Local    January 2, 2014

Naughty or nice?

Since just about anybody can buy one of those caps, what guarantee is there that the wearer is actually not extremely naughty? Until proven otherwise, the best advice is to trust but verify. However,...

 

Duane K. LeVan

Duane K. LeVan, 87, died Dec. 28 in after a short stay at Providence Seward Medical & Care Center. LeVan made Seward his home in 1946. A gathering to honor LeVan is planned for the summer. A full obituary will be published in the next...

 
 By LOG Staff    Features    January 2, 2014

Weather Permitting - Jan. 2, 2014

SEWARD WEATHER HIGHLOWPRECIP.WINDGUST Dec. 2235320.012237 Dec. 23342102643 Dec. 24211002841 Dec. 252312*2246 Dec. 262621*1833 Dec. 273716*1128 Dec. 2848270.02516 Dec. 29372701622 Recorded at Seward...

 

Captain's Mast - Jan. 2, 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. Dec. 19 13:39 - Public Works advised that road-closed signs were on Fourth from...

 
 By LOG Staff    Sports    January 2, 2014

Seahawks travel for basketball

Just before Christmas, the Seahawks JV teams fought the good fight (above) at the three-day Lumen Classic Invitational basketball tournament in Anchorage. Across town, the varsity girls played at...

 

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