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 By Wolfgang Kurtz    Local    June 6, 2013

Jesse Lee Home project missing puzzle pieces

As Friends of the Jesse Lee Home proceed to completion of designs for layout and operation of a new school in Seward, they do so without title to the building and property central to the project....

 
 By Heidi Zemach    Education    June 6, 2013

Summer programs combine education, fun

June begins an action packed summer for Seward area youth with a variety of different organized activities such as Seward Boys & Girls Club, the DaVinci Camp, Teen Youth Center Summer Camp, Bluegrass...

 
 By Heidi Zemach    Business    June 6, 2013

ARRC and DOT on same track

The Alaska Department of Transportation and Public Facilities is developing a statewide rail plan to provide direction for future freight and passenger rail transportation policy in the state, as DOT...

 
 By Wolfgang Kurtz    Local    June 6, 2013

New fire chief continues tradition

Seward’s new fire chief has been on the job since late Friday and it’s been non-stop. Business as usual at the Seward Fire Department. Eddie Athey took over the reins from former Fire Chief David...

 
 By Wolfgang Kurtz    Fishing    June 6, 2013

Fishers make the trek for salmon

Anglers traipse across the flats at the head of Resurrection Bay aiming to land or snag some salmon. A proposal, recently floated, would pave the way for a trail through the area, directly connecting...

 
 By Nancy Erickson    Local    June 6, 2013

Compass rose in the works at memorial

May was a busy and exciting month for the Seward Mariners’ Memorial Committee. Harmon Construction crews have begun work on Phase 2 – the compass rose— thanks to receipt of two grants and...

 

Rocking the Boat

The following is from the editorial page of the June 4, 1987 Seward Phoenix LOG. POINTING THE WAY... Wouldn’t it be great if there was a visitors’ information center at the “Y”? It would be a place where the visitor would have the...

 

SCCC thank you note

On May 24 at the Peking Restaurant we gathered together to honor this year’s Employee of the Year, Fred Marolf. The Employee Assistance Program at Spring Creek Correctional Center would like to thank everyone who participated in the celebration esp...

 

AVTEC student says thanks

I would like to thank the Seward businesses that contribute to the Seward Businesses Scholarship for the generous scholarships. I have been attending AVTEC Industrial Electrical program this year and now with your help and your generosity, I will be...

 

Seward - A creek runs through it

With the flooding events of last fall’s disaster in mind, local efforts are presently being concentrated on mapping flood threats, negotiating mitigation efforts between governmental agencies and...

 
 By Laine Welch    Fishing    June 6, 2013

Fish Factor

Salmon set net families were streaming out of Kodiak all week, heading to their summer sites to get ready for the June 9 season opener. Their departure wrapped up a busy week of Memorial Day...

 
 By Log Staff    Business    June 6, 2013

Open for business

When visitors take Alaska home with them, they often take the opportunity to shop Seward merchants for that special reminder of a wonderful experience far from home. Their lasting experience can be...

 

Baranov builds first ship at Resurrection Bay

One could make the case that Seward’s Russian history begins in 1790 when Grigorri Ivanovich Shelikhov, the founder of several fur exporting companies operating within Alaska (Al iaska) under...

 
 By Wolfgang Kurtz    Local    June 6, 2013

Chief Squires makes last call

Now retired City of Seward Fire Chief David Squires composes a final radio call and then loses his composure a few moments later when young upstarts Sean Corrigan and Eddie Athey set him up for a...

 

Out & About - June 6, 2013

The 2013 Seward Halibut Tournament continues The 2013 tournament runs through the entire month of June with daily tickets available for $10 from charter operators, the Seward Resort and the Chamber of Commerce booth from 6 to 8 a.m. every day. Three...

 

Calendar - June 6, 2013

Thursday, June 6 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 C, 362-6623. 7 to 8 p.m., Bear Creek Volunteer Fire Department meeting, Bear Creek...

 
 By Log Staff    Features    June 6, 2013

Turn Back the Pages

June 5, 1986 The Seward Phoenix LOG Victim sues for $20 million – Last year’s July 4th fireworks tragedy, which left one child dead and four people injured, has resulted in a $20 million lawsuit against Ford Motor Company and the proprietors of...

 

Lonnie Scroggs Sr.

Longtime Seward resident Lonnie Scroggs Sr. died May 28 at Providence Seward Medical and Care Center. He was 85. Lonnie was born August 7, 1927 in Fairplay, Colo. to George and Mary Scroggs, the...

 

Captain's Mast - June 6, 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. May 24 22:04 - Caller requested that an officer advise him of detox options....

 

Seward Elementary announces end of year honor roll

The following Seward Elementary School students earned honor roll status in the fourth quarter. Those with an asterick (*) by their name had a 4-point grade point average. Fourth Grade: Anevay Ambrosiani*, Selma Casagranda*, Lucy Hankins*, Nicholas...

 

Sign goes back up at theater

The iconic Liberty Theater had its marquee reinstated last week after fierce winds blew the twin signs down Dec 30. The three-year-old sign replaced an older frontispiece that had cracked and faded...

 
 By Heidi Zemach    Local    June 6, 2013

Van burns on North Star Circle

Fully engulfed in flames a mini-van burns on North Star Circle. Seward Volunteer Fire Department, Seward Volunteer Ambulance Corps and Seward Police Department personnel all responded shortly after 2...

 

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