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 By Fern Greenbank    Local    June 19, 2014

Photographer attacked by Bear Glacier

Extremely scary. That's how acclaimed photographer John Schnell describes being slammed into rocks and nearly drowned in his tent while camping on Bear Glacier during the early morning hours of June...

 
 By Wolfgang Kurtz    Local    June 19, 2014

Moose Pass festival turns 36

In its 36th year, the Moose Pass Summer Solstice Festival almost ended up lacking an essential ingredient, crucial to any Alaskan jamboree. It was a close call for Shawn McDonald, as the veteran...

 
 By Wolfgang Kurtz    Local    June 19, 2014

Fire department moves into new territory

The dust has barely settled after the old Bear Creek fire station was leveled Monday, a little over a month after the Bear Creek Volunteer Fire Department made its move to a new multi-million dollar f...

 
 By Fern Greenbank    Local    June 19, 2014

Chamber expands race media coverage

This year, the Chamber of Commerce is going for bigger and better. The Mount Marathon race will reach a larger audience this year thanks to a formal partnership with television station KTUU which...

 
 By Fern Greenbank    Local    June 19, 2014

Roving, mobile vendors setting up soon

This week, the city clerk’s office began accepting applications for permits to operate mobile and roving vendor businesses at seven city-owned locations. As of Tuesday, no aplications had been recie...

 

Rocking the Boat

It’s too late now. The filing deadline is over. And for the seven seats open in the Alaska legislative districts this news organization covers, there are no contests in the August primary election and only two of the seats are contested in the...

 
 By Lee Hamilton    Opinion    June 19, 2014

What our country needs from the press

These days, the scandal involving long wait times at Veterans Affairs hospitals can feel like some made-in-Washington spectacle generated by politicians looking for headlines. But it isn’t. It had its genesis in a late-April report on CNN that as...

 

Voters have few choices in local primaries

Few choices for the Alaska Legislature face voters in the August primary or the November general election. However, the primary will include plenty of party nomination choices for federal and state...

 
 By Laine Welch    Fishing    June 19, 2014

Websites show where candidates stand on fishing

You’ve heard it before and you’ll hear it again: The seafood industry is Alaska’s largest private employer, putting more people to work than mining, oil/gas, timber and tourism combined. The...

 
 By Fern Greenbank    Local    June 19, 2014

Youngest congressional candidate makes Seward stop

Resurrect Art Coffee House hosted a meet and greet Thursday, June 19, with the youngest and latest candidate vying to unseat U.S. Rep. Don Young (R). Forrest Dunbar (D) 29, is a Cordovan who has...

 

Turn Back the Pages – June 16, 1994

June 16, 1994 The Seward Phoenix LOG Sea Life Center plans unveiled – Billed as a pioneer in modern marine research facilities worldwide, designers of the Alaska Sea Life Center unveiled their conceptual drawings of both the research and public edu...

 

Sweet Memories

Lifelong Seward resident, Sanna LeVan, remembers her father's bakery on Fourth Avenue fondly. Her father, Sol J. Urie, started the Seward Bakery in the 1930s where he produced "world famous"...

 

Out & About - June 19, 2014

Send listings for Out & About to editor@theSewardPhoenixLOG.com. Moose Pass festival set The annual Moose Pass Summer Solstice Festival is set for June 21 and 22. Live music, food, beer garden, bake sale, arts and crafts vendors, and a Sunday...

 

Calendar - June 19, 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, June 12 3 to 6 p.m., He Will Provide Food Pantry, Fifth and Adams, entry in the alley. 6:30 to...

 

Weather Permitting - June 19, 2014

Last week, the Peninsula Oilers rolled into town to provide training and tips to local Little Leaguers....

 

'Captain's Mast' - June 19, 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. June 6 22:48 - Troopers arrested James Stark for DUI and took him to SCJ. 23:12...

 

One and only Marathon preview Saturday

A group of veteran runners will lead a racecourse preview on Mount Marathon Saturday, June 21, from 1-3 p.m. This is the only date and time offered for preview, unlike previous years. The tours will...

 

Halibut tourney heating up

Greg Caldwell from Anchorage has taken the lead in the Chamber of Commerce sponsored Seward Halibut Tournament with a catch of a 171.6-pound halibut aboard the Sea Quest (Alaska Northern Outfitters)....

 

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