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Suicide prevention gains traction

Seward community members, the school community, clergy, police, and mental and behavioral health workers came together in the aftermath of the recent deaths of two local teenagers, and are continuing...

 

Dock burn winds down

Against the backdrop of a short list of environmental headlines in the Seward area, a recent fire to dispose of material from a demolished floating dock appears to have generated little exposure for...

 

17 complete advanced firefighter training

(Correction: Robert Mathis is the Deputy Fire Chief, assistant chiefs are supervised by the Deputy Fire Chief Mathis and Fire Chief Eddie Athey.) Seventeen firefighters from Seward, Bear Creek and...

 

Movie crew moves into Seward

The advance team for Yellow Brick Films has been busy scouting Seward for the upcoming filming of an independent movie called "Sugar Mountain." The declared budget for the production is $1.2 million...

 

Rocking the Boat

The following is from the editorial page of the Feb. 16, 1989 Seward Phoenix LOG. AVOIDING NEEDLESS DEATH AND BODILY INJURY... One of the surest ways to prevent an untimely death is to buckle up every time you hop into an automobile. By wearing your...

 

Who are the seniors?

We are your parents, grandparents, great-grandparents, friends and neighbors. The state of Alaska has bestowed the “senior” designation upon us at the tender age of 60 and gradually increases our senior benefits until full realization at age 65....

 

School vouchers?

The presentation of a bill to change the state constitution to allow school vouchers has created turmoil in a number of Alaskan communities. Living in Seward, where there is no “alternative school” for the use of vouchers, there may be a...

 

Thank you from the Lyon family

Dear Seward Community, It’s difficult to put our thoughts into words, but we want everyone to know just how grateful we are to be part of such an amazingly giving community! Our family suffered a terrible loss after our home burned to the ground...

 

Council gives city manager a raise

The Seward City Council went into executive session at last month's Jan. 27 meeting to conduct City Manager Jim Hunt's annual evaluation. Hunt received high enough marks to earn him a unanimous vote...

 

Moose Pass says, 'Come play in the snow'

The community of Moose Pass has gotten together to organize a winter festival this weekend, the first for the small town beside Upper Trail Lake that boasts a popular annual summer solstice event....

 

Ricky Ray Lindley Sr.

Long time Sterling resident Ricky Ray Lindley Sr. passed away in his sleep on the night of Feb. 7, 2014 with his family by his side playing some of his favorite old tunes in the background....

 

Alaska seafood free of Fukushima radiation

Alaska seafood is free of radiation stemming from Japan’s 2011 tsunami and Fukushima nuclear reactor disaster. That was the take home message from the Alaska Department of Conservation to the state...

 

Seahawk skiers hit the ice

It's been a great season for the Seahawks ski team minus one rather critical element. Yeah, the white stuff. Since the season started the first of November we've been able to squeeze off perhaps a...

 
 By LOG Staff    Sports    February 13, 2014

SHS hosts annual Seahawks Classic invite

Three basketball teams including Anchorage's East High School, Eagle River High and Klawock were hosted by the Seward Seahawks during three days of games last weekend. The annual classic is a...

 

Turn Back the Pages

Feb. 11, 1988 The Seward Phoenix LOG City considers campground closures – An ordinance that would keep the “destitute” and “squatters” from camping in City campgrounds during the winter months was introduced and passed in an amended...

 

Out & About - Feb. 13, 2014

Send listings for Out & About to editor@theSewardPhoenixLOG.com. Schools host policy meetings Seward Schools Site Council will be meeting at 6:30 p.m. today, Feb. 13, at Seward Middle School. The...

 

Calendar - Feb. 13, 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. 13 3 to 6 p.m., He Will Provide Food Pantry, Fifth and Adams, entry in the alley. 6:30...

 

Weather Permitting - Feb. 13, 2014

SEWARD WEATHER HIGHLOWPRECIP.WINDGUST Feb. 5392701223 Feb. 6342401238 Feb. 7373001744 Feb. 835240733 Feb. 9241802239 Feb. 10261902040 Feb. 11181201532 Recorded at Seward Airport (PAWD) Feb....

 

Captain's Mast - Feb. 13, 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. Feb. 2 21:49 - Individual...

 
 By LOG Staff    Local    February 13, 2014

Barrier blocks sliding into Bear Creek

While not a common sight, an alarming number of vehicles have slid off Bear Lake Road into Bear Creek over the years. Now, the hairpin turn near the Cook Inlet Aquaculture Bear Creek weir sports a...

 

Back When...

At the basketball game, Seward vs. Chugach, on Dec. 13, 1968. Seward Seahawks Gene Dunham (24) and Louie Auedett (21) force a Chugach player to more away from the basket. Seward won the game in...

 

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