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Articles from the March 20, 2014 edition

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 By Heidi Zemach    Local    March 20, 2014

Oil spill's legacy lingers

Correction: The Exxon Valdez was carrying 53,000 million gallons of oil. The correction is made below. Many who lived through the March 24 1989 Exxon Valdez oil spill will probably never be the same,...

 
 By Wolfgang Kurtz    Local    March 20, 2014

Sewardite named to lead Spring Creek

The Alaska Department of Corrections on Feb. 28 named Sewardite Clare Sullivan as the new superintendent of Seward's Spring Creek Correctional Center. The appointment of Sullivan from within the...

 
 By LOG Staff    Local    March 20, 2014

One person suicides, another threatens

The Seward Police Department faced two suicide calls within a city block of each other over the span of four days. The first was called in at 9:30 p.m. on March 8 from Alaska Veterans Affairs. The reporting party said that a man at the Taroka Inn on...

 

Rough and tumble Iditarod is over

Dan Seavey rolled into Seward on Monday, back from probably the most extreme Iditarod he's ever seen. "Wasn't that wild," he said, marvelling at the stunning upset in the final stretch. He says son...

 
 By Wolfgang Kurtz    Local    March 20, 2014

Flood board proposes to tax and spend

After almost 11 years of existence, the Seward Bear Creek Flood Service Area board is preparing to move from reaction to action with a slate of projects funded largely by a recent State of Alaska $1...

 

Rocking the Boat

The following is from the editorial page of the March 19, 1992 Seward Phoenix LOG. VOTERS TURNED OUT in big numbers for Monday’s vote on the Seward General Hospital management issue. About 500 folks went to the polls, and voted by a nearly...

 

Indian health care is treaty obligation

A note to Paul Ryan: Indian health funding is a treaty obligation, not from War on Poverty Paul Ryan is wrong. Way wrong. On March 3 the former Republican candidate for Vice President released a review of programs that attack the “war on...

 
 By LOG Staff    Arts    March 20, 2014

Sugar Mountain shoots Seward

According to the producers at Yellow Brick Films, the filming of Sugar Mountain began in Seward on March 10 and is expected to continue for six weeks. The modestly budgeted independent production, sta...

 
 By Dana Paperman    Arts    March 20, 2014

ARRC poster artist talks craft, work

For the past 20 plus years, the Seward Senior Center has been a recipient of Alaska Railroad posters, prints and pins, providing this agency with a fundraising opportunity, year after year. For the...

 
 By Laine Welch    Fishing    March 20, 2014

UAF looks to using the whole fish

Co-products is the big new buzz word in the seafood industry as more companies move towards “head to tails” usages for fish. “For instance, the oils we are producing now from pollock livers has...

 
 By LOG Staff    Features    March 20, 2014

Turn Back the Pages

March 30, 1989 The Seward Phoenix LOG Exxon oil spill headed toward Resurrection Bay – The massive Exxon Valdez oil spill that is polluting Prince William Sound is totally out of control and will soon begin moving toward Resurrection Bay and Kodiak...

 
 By LOG Staff    Features    March 20, 2014

Back When...

The WAMCATS naval radio station at the head of the Resurrection Bay, which connected Seward to other U.S. coastal cities, ceased operation in 1930 after 13 years of operation. Before WAMCATS, the...

 

Out & About - March 20, 2014

Send listings for Out & About to editor@theSewardPhoenixLOG.com. Urbach's BB League tournament ends season Urbach’s youth basketball wraps up on Saturday, March 22 at the AVTEC Gym, with the End-of-Season Tournament and Coaches vs. 6th Graders....

 

Donley "Peach" L. VanderLeest

Donley "Peach" L. VanderLeest, age 77 of Hesperia, Mich, passed away March 14, 2014 at his home following a lingering illness. Don was born on June 28, 1936 in Muskegon, Mich. to Joseph and Tressie (R...

 
 By LOG Staff    Calendar    March 20, 2014

Calendar - March 30, 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 20 3 to 6 p.m., He Will Provide Food Pantry, Fifth and Adams, entry in the alley. 6:30...

 
 By LOG Staff    Features    March 20, 2014

Weather Permitting - March 20, 2014

SEWARD WEATHER HIGHLOWPRECIP.WINDGUST March 1237320.021033 March 1342350.19717 March 1439280.261238 March 1530190.00924 March 1633190.00829 March 1739300.00710 March 1843270.00934 Recorded at Seward...

 

Captain's Mast - March 20, 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 10 23:56 - Lifeline reque...

 
 By LOG Staff    Local    March 20, 2014

Fire scorches SBS paint aisle

According to Bear Volunteer Fire Department training captain Jim Wiles, the paint mixing station at the Exit Glacier Road location of Spenard Builder's Supply spontaneously caught fire early Saturday...

 
 By LOG Staff    Local    March 20, 2014

Spring Break Festival says YES

Following the concluding awards luncheon at Chinooks Waterfront Restaurant on Sunday Rick Brown, April Bunn and Monica Chase (left) take a load off, balance the books and reflect on three days of...

 

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