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Articles from the February 21, 2013 edition

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Flare that bear away!

Libby Veasey brandishes an emergency flare as Seward Elementary fifth and sixth graders look on eager to see the display of bear-scaring pyrotechnics. The demonstration was a high point of two...

 

Middle school future uncertain

As the Kenai Peninsula Borough School District’s newest public school, Seward Middle School may find itself without enough students to stay open. That’s one of the possibilities discussed at a...

 

Borough Mayor Navarre visits with Seward area citizens

Kenai Peninsula Borough Mayor Mike Navarre spent Feb. 13 in Seward, talking with local residents about various issues of concern. Probably 15-20 people stopped by the KPB annex office in Sea View Plaz...

 

VAWA passes U.S. Senate, tribal provisions disputed

The Violence Against Women Act reauthorization bill that passed in the U.S. Senate last week on a bipartisan basis, 78-22, is receiving harsh criticism from some Western Alaska Native tribal leaders...

 

That continuing trend...

The following is from the editorial page of the Jan. 7, 1988 Seward Phoenix LOG. THAT CONTINUING TREND... After several years of dramatic growth, as determined by the borough’s quarterly taxable sales, it looks like we’re in for a breather. But...

 

Citizen input needed for flood mitigation funding

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 fel... “We interrupt this regularly scheduled article to bring you this important message. Hear...

 

Growth for Seward a matter of cooperation

The latest plan for Seward’s economic future is laid out in a January 2013 draft outline that brings more focus to making Seward a more fertile environment for innovation and economic growth. At a...

 

Salmon markets looking good

In a word, the outlook for Alaska salmon markets this year is favorable. That’s the conclusion of Gunnar Knapp, fisheries economist at the University of Alaska Anchorage in an overview of world...

 
 By Heidi Zemach    Arts    February 21, 2013

Absurd, remarkable production plays in town

When I walked into Seward High School auditorium for Friday night’s premier of “Duck Hunter Shoots Angel,” I saw a strange sight that stirred up memories of taking the subway to school in the...

 

Volunteers are an essential ingredient

Every year at Seward Senior Center, we drum up a new theme to recognize and entertain our volunteers, since they have committed hours of entertaining us. So we picked up the playful Mardi Gras theme...

 

No hokey pokey for those feet

Youngsters take their stamina and their will to the mat while practicing for the Native Youth Olympics at Seward Elementary. Starting with a little limbering up, soon the aspiring athletes are...

 

Renewable energy is best practice

At the 2013 Alaska Wind-Diesel Workshop, Marc Mueller-Stoffels from the Alaska Center for Energy & Power discusses the importance of accurate modeling of potential power generation and project costs...

 

Making lemonade stands from lemonheads

A nameless representative from Chamber dons the lemonhead to lend some realism to the topic of the Lemonade Day initiative at a Chamber of Commerce membership meeting Feb. 15. Johnna Golden from the...

 

Everywhere a ferry but no fare will do

The Alaska Marine Highway System ferry Aurora parks at the Alaska Railroad Cruise Ship Terminal pending some time in drydock at Seward Ship’s. Also in Seward, the AMHS ferry Tustumena whose...

 

Food pantry provides good browse

After clearing the tasty bits off saplings and other small trees this herbivore heads for the solitude of the heavily forested parts of the Seward City Cemetery. Unfortunately there’s a camera in...

 

Cats are almost free, in charge at city shelter

The cats are loose, but true to their feline nature they generally don’t exploit their freedom the same way dogs do. There’ll be none of that sycophantic jumping up on your jeans and the meowing...

 

Library, sister city murals are in the works

Artists work on the mural that will grace the south wall of the new Seward Community Library Museum this spring. Nicole Feemster and her assistant Tekla Seavey can place a few of the 4- x 10-foot...

 

Herman Harold Leite

Herman Harold Leite, known by family and friends as Howie, age 83, passed away in Seward on Feb. 2, 2013. Born in Kodiak to Alexandra Gongo(off) Leite of Kodiak and Kristian Harold Leite of Norway on...

 

Out & About — Feb. 21, 2013

“Duck Hunter” runs through March 2 Port City Players presents a second weekend of “Duck Hunter Shoots Angel,” by Mitch Albom, at 7 p.m. from Thursday, Feb. 21 to Sunday, Feb. 24 at the Seward High School Theatre. The show closes the...

 

Calendar — Feb. 21, 2013

Thursday, Feb. 21 6 to 8 p.m., Community Choir, Seward High School music room, Sue McClure, 224-6784. 6:30 to 7:30 p.m., Narcotics Anonymous, Church of the Nazarene, Fourth and C, 362-6623. 7 to 8 p.m., Bear Creek Volunteer Fire Department meeting,...

 

Back When...

An aerial photograph from the late 1930s showing the Lowell Creek flume. Originally Lowell Creek ran through Seward, down what is now Jefferson Street and flooding was a common problem. In 1928 a...

 

Turn back the pages — Feb. 21, 1974

Compiled by Julie Rosier “Mini” pageant planned – Patricia Thorn informs the LOG that there will be a Miss Seward Scholarship “Mini-Pageant” this year, to be held March 1. It has been four years since a Miss Seward Pageant has been held...

 

Captain's Mast — Feb. 21, 2013

The following is from the journals of the Seward Police Department Feb. 11 16:46 - Individual reported that power was out to half her house on Dimond. 17:50 - Small black plastic case with pepper spray found outside old library building on Fifth. 18:...

 

Where there’s no smoke, there’s a really hot fire

Seward Fire Volunteer Department and Seward Volunteer Ambulance Corps make a call on a theoretical chimney fire on Sixth Avenue. It’s so hot it can’t be seen or it’s a false alarm. Either way,...

 

Seahawk skiers find regions a tall order

This past weekend the Seahawk skiers competed at Look Out Mountain in Homer with eight other schools from Region 3 schools. It was an amazing race for Seward skiers. First a bit of understanding of...

 

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