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 By Wolfgang Kurtz    Local    May 9, 2013

Health center board makes plans for new clinic

In September a list of newly approved Community Health Center applicants will be announced by the federal government. Seward’s CHC board hopes that that their application makes the final cut this...

 
 By Heidi Zemach    Features    May 9, 2013

Teen steps up to motherhood challenge

Wendy Hubbard is turning 17 on May 21. Her beautiful little baby, Sophia, celebrated her first birthday this week. Sophia is already walking and running and, although she’s still a little unsteady...

 

Seward principals school KPBSD board at annual visit

Seward’s High School is leading the way in a national trend toward increased flexibility in educating students on their way to graduation. Trevan Walker, SHS Principal, walked Kenai Peninsula...

 
 By LOG Staff    Business    May 9, 2013

Seward company fuels growth

Shoreside Petroleum announced, on Tuesday, an expansion to its fuel storage terminal in Seward of up to eight million gallons. The project will raise the facility’s capacity to some 10 million...

 

Rocking the Boat

The following is from the editorial page of the May 14, 1987 Seward Phoenix LOG. LIVING IT UP WITH THE DUCKS... We like the suggestion put forth by businessman Dale Clemens at Monday’s Council meeting. He proposed building a boardwalk extending the...

 
 By Jan Watson    Opinion    May 9, 2013

Thank you

The AARP Tax-Aide volunteers are a special group of people who are dedicated to giving their time and expertise to provide a free income tax preparation service for the citizens of Seward year after year. This year, our volunteers e-filed over 260 re...

 

Benefactors enjoy tasty fundraiser

Fred Esposito, Alaska Vocational Technical Center’s director, says that the annual Alaska Culinary Academy fundraiser held Saturday has helped produce about 40 culinary program graduates over the...

 
 By LOG Staff    Local    May 9, 2013

Library boss named to advisory council

Gov. Sean Parnell appointed Patricia Linville, Seward Community Library Museum director, to the Advisory Council on Libraries last month. The 12-member council advises the State Library...

 
 By LOG Staff    Business    May 9, 2013

Open for business

Tax day is weeks behind Sewardites but there’s still a tax to consider and perhaps appreciate. Public services in the Seward area are largely supported by sales taxes gathered by local business....

 
 By Laine Welch    Fishing    May 9, 2013

Salmon season gets underway at Copper River

It might still feel like winter but Alaska’s 2013 salmon season officially gets underway on May 16, when the first runs of reds and kings are scheduled to arrive at Copper River. The season’s firs...

 
 By Wolfgang Kurtz    Local    May 9, 2013

BCVFD busy as lake ice lingers

BCVFD is hosting an Advanced Auto Extrication class May 17 to 19 with the Puyallup Extrication Team. When other departments on the Peninsula heard they were all jealous and scheduled two classes at...

 
 By Heidi Zemach    Features    May 9, 2013

Researcher shares Antarctic experience

Last week Dr. Jo-Ann Mellish shared her fantastic experiences studying thermoregulations in seals in Antarctica. Mellish, an associate research professor at the University of Alaska Fairbanks and a...

 
 By LOG Staff    Local    May 9, 2013

Pink Cheeks rings in spring

The 2013 Polar Bear Pink Cheeks Triathlon combined serious competitors with more pedestrian participants along with a few pranksters on a cloudy and sprinkly Saturday. Around 300 attended including...

 

Out & About

Last showing of SHS play Local performances of the Seward High School theater department’s production of “A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Coliseum” conclude tonight. Cost of admission is $7 or $20 per family and the show starts at 7...

 
 By Log Staff    Announcements    May 9, 2013

Calendar

Thursday, May 9 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, Bear Creek Fire Station, 13105 Seward Highway (Mile 5), 224-3345. Friday, May 10 10:30...

 
 By Lee Poleske    Features    May 9, 2013

Back when...

The Haida was commissioned in 1921 and soon joined the Bering Sea Patrol, based at Unalaska. Her duties included providing medical services, search and rescue, maintaining aids to navigation, fishery...

 

Turn Back the Pages

May 12, 1988 The Seward Phoenix LOG Cold showers optional for inmates: City buying more hot water heaters for Spring Creek – A major design flaw with the hot water heating system could stir up problems with inmate morale, prison Superintendent...

 

Captain's Mast - May 9, 2013

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. April 29 15:43 - 911 misdial. 16:12 - Individual reported that his vehicle was hi...

 
 By Wolfgang Kurtz    Sports    May 9, 2013

Seward Invitational hosts 10 schools

The Seahawks soccer team hadn’t gotten around to shovelling out the infield, but the track was clear on April 30 as 10 boy’s teams and 9 girl’s teams from around Southcentral Alaska gathered to...

 
 By Wolfgang Kurtz    Sports    May 9, 2013

SHS soccer overwhelms Skyview at home

The Seward Seahawks ladies soccer team got an extra pre-game work out shovelling the remaining snow off the infield at Seward High School. That could have contributed to their 3-0 triumph over...

 

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