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 By Wolfgang Kurtz    Local    March 13, 2014

AVTEC director suddenly retires

AVTEC Director Fred Esposito decided to retire last week after 17 years with the vocational education institution. Alaska Department of Labor and Workforce Development Commissioner Dianne Blumer immed...

 

Dallas wins, Mitch third

In a chain of events that defied prediction, Dallas Seavey won the 42nd Iditarod early on Tuesday morning and did it in record time. It was Dallas' second Iditarod win in three years, and the second...

 

Seward rolls out mat for wrestlers

Over 500 wrestlers engaged in more than 900 matches as Seward High School was filled to capacity by youths and their families from all over Southcentral Alaska. Marathon Wrestling Club coach Art...

 
 By Wolfgang Kurtz    Local    March 13, 2014

Fish proposals seek new limits

According to Seward Fish & Game Advisory Committee members and charter industry veterans gathered together for a meeting of the committee last week, the Seward area can expect more traffic on...

 
 By Wolfgang Kurtz    Local    March 13, 2014

Clinic opens light on staff

After opening its doors for the first time on Monday, the new Seward Community Health Clinic is close to hiring a permanent executive director, says interim executive director Sharon Montagnino. Two...

 
 By Wolfgang Kurtz    Local    March 13, 2014

Seward firefighters honor service at banquet

Mike McHone won the firefighter of the year award at the Seward Volunteer Fire Department's annual Fire Banquet, on Saturday at the Seward Military Resort's Seabolt Hall. The capacity crowd, which...

 

Rocking the Boat

The following is from the editorial page of the March 13, 1975 Seward Phoenix LOG. Some observations on the recent decision by Judge Hanson regarding teacher-school board negotiations: Hanson ruled that the borough assembly was to bargain along with...

 

Where Congress falls short ... And where it doesn't

At a public gathering the other day, someone asked me how I’d sum up my views on Congress. It was a good question, because it forced me to step back from worrying about the current politics of Capitol Hill and take a longer view. Congress, I said,...

 

Kerry salutes SHS

Last week, U.S. Secretary of State, John F. Kerry, issued a communication to exceptional schools in the U.S. that support public diplomacy efforts by hosting high school exchange students sponsored by the U.S. Department of State. AFS has just...

 
 By Laine Welch    Fishing    March 13, 2014

Lenten menus include Alaska fish

March 5 marked the start of Lent, a time of fasting, soul searching and repentance for hundreds of millions of Christians around the world. And what the burst in the holiday sales season from...

 

Bakery to open in historic train depot

Seward is getting a new bakery downtown inside the old Alaska Railroad Depot, a national historic landmark near the Alaska SeaLife Center, with unobstructed scenic views of Resurrection Bay and the...

 

Seward Tsunamis seek support

Swimmers have the month of March to find sponsors and pledges for their two-hour swim during an annual USA Swimming Swim-a-Thon. This is the club's sole fundraiser with donations pledged to young athl...

 

Out & About - March 13, 2014

Send listings for Out & About to editor@theSewardPhoenixLOG.com. New community clinic is open The Seward Community Health Clinic is open with regular weekly operating hours from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. o...

 

Memorial gears up for final construction

Plans for Phase III of the Seward Mariners' Memorial project are off and running. The final construction phase, to be completed this summer, involves installation of a 35-foot wave wall, placement of...

 
 By LOG Staff    Features    March 13, 2014

Back When...

For more than the first half of the 20th century, Seward maintained its role as Alaska's gateway city with dog teams and then the Alaska Railroad delivering newcomers, goods and mail to points north....

 
 By LOG Staff    Features    March 13, 2014

Weather Permitting - March 13, 2014

SEWARD WEATHER HIGHLOWPRECIP.WINDGUST March 537300.01922 March 6362601226 March 7392401252 March 8331902440 March 9371901537 March 1037331.29936 March 1139330.62731 Recorded at Seward Airport (PAWD)...

 

Turn Back the Pages

The Seward Phoenix LOG March 11, 1993 Railroad eyes chemical use – Alaska Railroad may use herbicides to control weeds and alders growing in the Seward railroad yard and on track as far north as Bear Lake. Tom Brooks, the railroad’s chief enginee...

 

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

 
 By LOG Staff    Police LOG    March 13, 2014

Captain's Mast - March 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. March 3 22:18 - Seward...

 

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