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Funding comes through for local clinic

The Seward Community Health Center is a virtual certainty given the Nov. 7 announcement of a $775,000 federal grant. The funding comes less than six weeks after a disappointment when U.S. Department...

 

Funding comes through for local clinic

The Seward Community Health Center is a virtual certainty given the Nov. 7 announcement of a $775,000 federal grant. The funding comes less than six weeks after a disappointment when U.S. Department o...

 

City passes budget

The Seward City Council systematically worked its way through resolutions at its regular meeting on Tuesday, approving the city budget for 2014 and 2015. Resolutions already in the works for...

 

Fishing changes reviewed locally

One of the regulatory changes proposed by Cook Inlet Aquaculture Association could eliminate the only local beach-based sport fishery in the Seward area according to Seward Fish & Game Advisory...

 

Tracks near Exit Glacier mean bears not yet hibernating

Bear tracks lead to the Resurrection River against the backdrop of Exit Glacier. A warm October has given way to freezing temperatures in the first couple weeks of November. Still waters, puddles and...

 

Rocking the Boat

The following is from the editorial page of the Nov. 14, 1974 Seward Phoenix LOG. We had the pleasure this week of attending a meeting of the Seward School Advisory Committee. What was so special about this meeting was that 43 people attended it –...

 

Heating with alternative fuels can be dangerous

As winter approaches and the cost of heating Alaskan homes increases, many Alaskans are turning to alternative fuels to heat their homes. Heating oil, propane, natural gas and electricity are the common energies used to heat Alaska homes but as...

 

Cells phones for soldiers collected until Nov. 30

From now through Nov. 30, Wells Fargo and non-profit Cell Phones for Soldiers Inc. are asking Alaskans to help commemorate Veterans Day by donating gently-used cellular phones at any of Wells Fargo’s 49 banking stores in Alaska, and during Alaska...

 

Fair helps those who help themselves

About 100 Seward residents attended the Alaska Health Fair Nov. 9 at AVTEC gym, and 60 had their blood pressure taken and received blood screenings for a nominal price. The fair also offered low-cost...

 
 By LOG Staff    Local    November 14, 2013

New float ramps up

New metal pilings for the gangway to "D" Float are ready for the ramp to be bolted back into place. Some minor damage to bottom of the new float is delaying further progress. But the delay will be...

 

Homeschoolers scare up fun

About 50 children aged from toddlers on up played games and participated in arts and crafts at a fall themed event organized by the Seward Homeschool Coop. The informal group, organized by Seward and...

 

Observers seeing significant discards

Keeping tabs on how many and what kinds of fish are coming over the rails is a key tool in Alaska’s highly successful fishery management programs. For nearly four decades, that has been the job of f...

 

Volleyball players win opportunity

Seward High School scholar-athletes Ashley Whiteshield and Maria Jackson have been selected to receive a new scholarship worth more than $600 that pays for the textbooks, videos and other materials ne...

 

Dan Seavey debuts book

Dan Seavey formally introduced his new book "The First Great Race: Alaska's 1973 Iditarod" to an enthusiastic hometown gathering at the Seward Community Library Museum last Saturday. Seavey thanked...

 
 By LOG Staff    Sports    November 14, 2013

SHS hosts volleyball regions

In the first day of the 2013 Southcentral Conference Volleyball Championships, eight teams got down to winnowing down the bracket to determine which would go on to state. After the first round ACS...

 

Debaters evoke, emote, reason

Seward High School's features a Debate, Drama and Forensics team that, in its second year, has an expanded cast of characters who are testing their performing chops and dispassionate argumentation...

 

Out & About - Nov. 14, 2013

Home businesses go public with show The public is invited to attend the second annual Home Business Showcase. Local merchants will offer merchandise ideal for holiday shopping in the main floor gallery at the Holiday Inn Express from 10 a.m. to 4...

 

Calendar - Nov. 14, 2013

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, Nov. 14 3 to 6 p.m., He Will Provide Food Pantry, Fifth and Adams, entry in the alley....

 

Captain's Mast - Nov. 14, 2013

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. Nov. 1 09:00 - AVTEC advised that they would be setting off flares and smoke on...

 

Back When...

The Women's Division of Christian Service of the Methodist Church took over the abandoned army hospital at Fort Raymond in 1946 and established a tuberculosis hospital, the Seward Sanatorium and...

 

Students honor veterans

Seward Elementary School hosted a sweet, patriotic Veterans Day program on Veterans Day in honor of veterans and active duty military. The school hallways and walls were festooned with red, white and...

 
 By LOG Staff    Local    November 14, 2013

Legion speaks to senior citizens

Jerry Blair, Judge Advocate for the Seward American Legion, Post 5, addresses a Veterans Day gathering at the Seward Senior Center on Monday. He spoke to the need for the military to remain vigilant...

 

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