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Seward Ship's Drydock nears sale

The sale of the locally owned and operated Seward Ship's Drydock business appears to be headed for a final date with the Seward City Council in the near future. Although a deal between SSD owner Jim...

 
 By Heidi Zemach    Local    February 6, 2014

KFNP welcomes outdoorsy new head

Kenai Fjords National Park Service employees arrived at work three weeks ago to welcome their new superintendent Rebecca (Bekki) Lasell to Seward. She's a much-travelled California woman with 18...

 
 By Heidi Zemach    Local    February 6, 2014

Group looks at action to help area youth

The mood at the Seward Prevention Coalition's Town Hall Meeting, Jan. 29 at Seward Middle School was generally festive, with a spaghetti dinner provided by the Native Youth Olympics students, rich...

 

Debate team likes the drama

Don't call them a club. The Seward High School practitioners of Debate, Drama and Forensics demand their due as a competitive team. And no one could doubt their commitment during a strenuous...

 

Rocking the Boat

The following is from the editorial page of the Feb. 7, 1974 Seward Phoenix LOG. THERE’S GOLD IF YOU LOOK – The water cascaded busily down the mountain stream. Huge stones and boulders, pebbles and rocks lay strewn about. The graywacke and quartz...

 

Our community mourns for many

The numerous and recent losses of loved ones has resonated among many in all corners of Seward and its surrounding community. Some were tragic and unexpected, while others were long-lived lives. Neither, however, is less significant and plenty painfu...

 

Environmental rules and commerce must balance

The comments stated in this article are the opinion of Robert Reisner and do not represent the Seward/Bear Creek Flood Service Area board. Greetings my fellow citizens. I hope everyone had a great holiday season. With this warm winter weather and...

 

Response to Maddox comments

I would like to respond to Russ Maddox’s ranting comments at the City Council meeting on Jan. 29. He referred to the former chief of police, my husband, who is presently bedridden and can no longer speak for himself, so I will speak for him. My...

 

Teachers use dojo on student mojo

Seward was recently selected from a variety of Alaska communities to showcase a software product that some teachers say is continuing the technological revolution in the classroom. Together with...

 

Seafood galas feature new products

Eleven new seafood products from seven companies are set to be showcased at the upcoming Symphony of Seafood galas in Seattle and Anchorage. In its 21 years, the event has introduced and promoted...

 

Turn Back the Pages

Feb. 5, 1976 The Seward Phoenix LOG Seward Squad Visits Landing Ambulance Corps – “We have 19 active members and average 100 runs a year,” commented Jerry Tuthill, president of the Seward Volunteer Ambulance Crops at the meeting here Jan. 27. M...

 
 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...

 

'Gyre' dives into the murky waters of marine debris

There are no roads within 150 miles of Hallo Bay, a brown bear haven in Alaska's Katmai National Park. Yet last year four tons of garbage were collected from just four miles of beach in one day....

 

Expedition explores, cleans up debris

On June 7, 2013, an international team of scientists, artists and educators launched an expedition to study marine debris in southwest Alaska. This was the first step of the Gyre project, a...

 

Seward NYO kicks winter blues

James Wardlow has had Seward youngsters jumping, hopping, kicking and reaching for the statewide Native Youth Olympics tournament since late September. Locally, Wardlow provides the coaching to go...

 

Robert James Eads

Seward resident Robert James Eads, 92, passed away Jan. 25, 2014 in Seward. The Eads family will announce the time and date for a memorial service in the near future. Bob was born Oct. 19, 1921 in Val...

 

Elva EmoJean "Jean" Rappi

Longtime Alaskan resident, Elva EmoJean "Jean" (Fulton) Rappi, 81, died Jan. 23, 2014 surrounded by family and friends. She was born March 6, 1932 in Bristow, Creek County, Okla., to father Samuel...

 

B J White

B. J. White died Dec. 26, 2013 at his Anchorage home. White was born Sept. 23, 1983 in Anchorage and spent much of his 30 years living between the communities of Seward and Anchorage. He attended...

 

Out & About - Feb. 6, 2014

Send listings for Out & About to editor@theSewardPhoenixLOG.com. SHS hosts basketball tourney The annual Seward High School Seahawks Classic basketball tournament starts today and runs through...

 

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

 

Weather Permitting - Feb. 6, 2014

SEWARD WEATHER HIGHLOWPRECIP.WINDGUST Jan. 2937330.0615 Jan. 3034300623 Jan. 31363201430 Feb. 1343001326 Feb. 22821069 Feb. 32923016 Feb. 43227017 Recorded at Seward Airport (PAWD) Feb. 6Sunrise:8:59...

 

Captain's Mast - Feb. 6, 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. Jan. 26 22:14 - 911 caller was...

 

Seahawks take a loss against ACS, Classic next

The visiting Anchorage Christian Schools Lions girls had the drop on the Seward ladies and swept past the Seahawks in a 71 to 37 home court loss. Ashley VonBorstel led scoring for Seward with 19...

 

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