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 By Wolfgang Kurtz    Local    March 7, 2013

1-2-3 lift!

Under contract to Royal Dutch Shell, the Noble Discoverer concludes its stay at dockside in Seward. Saturday, Seattle Western’s towboats Alaskan Titan and Arctic Titan maneuvered the floating...

 
 By Wolfgang Kurtz    Local    March 7, 2013

Railroad banks on Resurrection Bay freight

With the addition of Tote to the shippers operating out of Seward the freight area is appearing more and more congested. Stacks of colored pallets reach to the sky and cranes pierce the skyline. Throu...

 
 By Heidi Zemach    Alaska    March 7, 2013

Proposed pipeline may mean jobs, lower bills

A spokesperson for the Alaska Gasline Development Corp. gave a compelling argument in Seward Feb. 26 for the proposed Alaska Stand Alone Gas Pipeline and its positive implications for Seward. The in-s...

 
 By LOG Staff    Sports    March 7, 2013

Seward-bred mushers compete in 2013 Iditarod

While Mitch and Dallas Seavey maintain the family tradition of leading the Iditarod race, making an early jump into the top tier of racers, Travis Beals breaks in the trail and a dog team in his...

 

A look at history: Prudhoe oil flows into Valdez

The following is from the editorial page of the Jan. 24, 1974 Seward Phoenix LOG. After six years of waiting, the go-ahead has finally been given for the trans-Alaska oil pipeline from Prudhoe Bay to Valdez. This came about yesterday,Wednesday, Jan....

 

Public schools must come first

Just as Alaska’s constitution is the foundation of our state, our public schools are the foundation of tomorrow’s economy and Alaskans’ success. Alaska’s constitutional convention delegates...

 

Navigating highways of commerce and navigable policy

The comments stated in the following are the opinion of Robert Reisner and do not represent the Seward/Bear Creek Flood Service Area board. (This article views, statements, opinions and facts are the views of Bob Reisner and is not endorsed by the...

 

Seward schools go wild on habitat program

There are big plans underway to create an interesting learning environment around all three Seward public schools that would get students and teachers out of the classroom to learn and engage more...

 
 By Laine Welch    Fishing    March 7, 2013

Forecasters predict more salmon to markets

More wild salmon from Alaska will make its way to world markets this year if forecasts hold true for the 2013 season. State salmon managers are projecting a total catch of nearly 179 million fish...

 
 By Wolfgang Kurtz    Sports    March 7, 2013

Seahawks boys BB team fights, wins

In their next to last regular season win, the Seward boys took the Skyview Panthers down 57-40 while, in an earlier game, the Lady Seahawks swooped over the Lady Panthers in a 36-21 victory. The...

 
 By Marc Swanson    Sports    March 7, 2013

Seward skiers wax to the max at state meet

The Seahawk Nordic ski team pitted themselves against some of the best skiers in the nation the weekend before last. The stakes were huge. In the end cookies were exchanged and facial hair was sacrificed. On the weekend of Feb. 21-24, over 200...

 

School hosts book fair, art night

Rising above the hubbub at last Thursday’s book fair in the Seward Elementary library, there was the sound of pleading and strident demands as youngsters made their selections and then began their...

 

Calendar — March 7, 2013

Thursday, Mar. 7 6 to 8 p.m., Community Choir, Seward High School music room, Sue McClure, 224-6784. 6:30 p.m., Pioneers of Alaska, Seward Senior Center, 336 Third, 288-3616. 6:30 to 7:30 p.m., Narcotics Anonymous, Church of the Nazarene, Fourth and...

 

Seward Mariners’ Memorial enters phase two

The Seward Mariners’ Memorial Committee is forging ahead with phase two of the project – the compass rose – with intentions of beginning construction this spring. The 75-foot-diameter compass rose platform will surround the lighthouse replica...

 

Out & About — March 7, 2013

Nurse practitioner visits Deb Bailey, ANP, will visit the Seward Public Health Center from Wednesday, March 6 to Friday, March 8. Visits are by appointment only and services include pap smears and contraceptives for women in the childbearing years....

 

Back When...

On September 1954 the SS Denali made the last passenger run from Seattle to Alaska for the Alaska Steamship Company. Her last visit to Seward was described as “just like attending a funeral.”...

 

Turn back the pages — March 6, 1975

Compiled by Julie Rosier This Week in City Hall – The Seward Advisory Harbor Commission met last week to present a proposed ordinance which would have increased present small boat moorage rates to $6 per foot of boat per year. The commission and...

 

Captain's Mast — March 7, 2013

The following is from the journals of the Seward Police Department. Those who have been arrested, summoned or issued citations are presumed innocent until found guilty in a court of law. Feb. 24 22:45 - Individual reported that he lost his wallet...

 
 By Wolfgang Kurtz    Local    March 7, 2013

SFD observes old tradition for new Engine No. 4

Out with the old and in with the new as firefighters and associates from the Seward Fire Department and Bear Creek Volunteer Fire Departments push a newly minted fire engine into its bay at the City...

 

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