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Articles from the April 12, 2012 edition

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 By Heidi Zemach    Local    April 12, 2012

Library Museum construction moves forward

The foundations for the new 16,300 square-foot Seward Community Library Museum building are in place. They’ve been kept covered and warmed so they were frost-free throughout the harsh winter, so...

 
 Local    April 12, 2012

Where are those Easter Eggs?

Saturday Seward youngsters enjoyed a bit of sun, a bit of slush and a bit of mud as they hunted for Easter Eggs at the Seward Parks and Rec sponsored event....

 
 By Heidi Zemach    Arts    April 12, 2012

Mural painting travels to villages

Justine Pechuzal, a Seward artist and muralist, returned recently from an eye-opening two-week adventure as a guest artist in two village schools in the Lower Kuskokwim region. There, she learned...

 
 By Elstun Lauesen    Opinion    April 12, 2012

School funding in Alaska traditionally based on principle of equitable funding

The real history of education in Alaska began with the Organic Act of 1884 which directed the Secretary of the Interior to provide for education of children in Alaska without regard to race. This...

 
 Local    April 12, 2012

Health survey gets underway

A survey begins Saturday to gather information about the health and well being of area residents. The brief, anonymous survey polls community members on their health concerns, experiences and access to health care with the goal developing an action...

 
 By Department of Public Safety    Local    April 12, 2012

Studded tire deadline extended

Studded tires will be allowed on Alaska roads south of 60 degrees north latitude until May 1 by emergency order from Department of Public Safety Commissioner Joseph Masters issued April 6. According to AS 28.35.155, April 15 and May 1 are the normal...

 
 Local    April 12, 2012

Job fair draws a crowd

Some 289 job seekers attended the annual job fair at AVTEC gymnasium Monday afternoon, sponsored by AVTEC in partnership with Alaska Job Service. Approximately 140 of those attending were local...

 
 By Laine Welch    Fishing    April 12, 2012

Farm fish may quake salmon markets

A resurgence of farmed fish and shifting world currencies could shake up salmon markets this year.‘“There are two trends going into the current salmon season that we haven’t seen for several...

 
 By Kenai Fjords National Park    Local    April 12, 2012

NPS plans for downtown Seward facilities

Kenai Fjords National Park will be working to finalize plans for limited development in the downtown Seward area. The National Park Service owns five properties in the downtown area, purchased in 2005...

 
 Local    April 12, 2012

SOS Pets gets safety vests

Safety vests for dogs and humans were recently purchased by the local animal advocacy group SOS Pets from a $250 Seward Community Foundation grant awarded in December. The vests help ensure the...

 
 By Alaska Department of Commerce Community and Economic Development    Announcements    April 12, 2012

Alaska tour guide training offered

A workshop on the Alaska Tour Guide Training (ATGT) Program will be hosted April 23-25 by Alaska Department of Commerce, Community, and Economic Development The course will be taught by Linda Nicklin, a guide trainer for Gastineau Guiding in Juneau...

 
 Local    April 12, 2012

Every baby takes home a ribbon from Diaper Derby

Saturday at AVTEC young and old attended the 26th Annual Stylin’ Stitches Diaper Derby. Kadin Ivy was crowned King along with Emma Lester who was crowned Queen for the age division 0 to 12 months;...

 
 Local    April 12, 2012

Cheif Lasky addresses local firefighters

The Phoenix Chapter of the Alaska State Firefighters Association trained last week with Chief Rick Lasky from Dallas, Texas. Firefighters from Moose Pass, Bear Creek and Seward comprise the Phoenix...

 
 Local    April 12, 2012

Easter sunrise service held

Worshipers gather at dawn Sunday morning at Alaska SeaLife Center for the annual non-denominational Easter Sunrise Service....

 
 Announcements    April 12, 2012

Training offered to veterans

A new federal program intended to help train and return Alaska’s veterans to the workforce was announced recently by the Alaska Office of Veterans Affairs. The Veterans Retraining Assistance Program (VRAP) offers education benefits to eligible...

 
 Announcements    April 12, 2012

Out & About — April 12, 2012

Conservation film fest set The Far North Conservation Film Festival showing in Seward is set for 6 to 10 p.m. at the National Park Service Legends Building. Hosted by Kenai Fjords National Park and Resurrection Bay Conservation Alliance the event is...

 
 Announcements    April 12, 2012

Calendar — April 12, 2012

Thursday, April 12 6:30 to 8 p.m., Community Choir, Seward High School music room, Sue McClure, 224-6784. 7 to 8 p.m., Bear Creek Volunteer Fire Department meeting, Bear Creek Fire Station, 13105 Seward Hwy, Mile 5, 224-3345. Friday, April 13 10:30...

 
 Features    April 12, 2012

Back when...

Photo courtesy of Resurrection Bay Historical Society In the 1930s the Jesse Lee Home had a huge garden. Radishes, onions, turnips, cabbage, beets, chard, carrots, lettuce and kohlrabi were planted...

 
 By The Seward Phoenix LOG    Features    April 12, 2012

Turn back the pages — April 13, 1989

Compiled by Julie Rosier Navy skimmers here to pick up Exxon’s spilled oil — Two Navy skimmers moved into the Eldorado Narrows just inside of Resurrection Bay Tuesday afternoon, April 11 to begin collecting the spilled oil that has worked its way...

 
 Police LOG    April 12, 2012

Police LOG — April 12, 2012

March 31 01:08 - Individual reported a bark colored truck swerving all over the road just south of Three Bears on the Seward Highway. Officers responded and contacted driver in the Breeze Inn parking lot. Subject given a verbal warning to get her...

 
 Announcements    April 12, 2012

Scholarships available

The Alaska Community Foundation is notifying current and incoming college students statewide of several scholarship opportunities available for a variety of study areas and student types, many of which have deadlines for application in the coming...