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Articles from the July 18, 2013 edition

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 By Wolfgang Kurtz    Local    July 18, 2013

Tusty return delayed, again

One unexpected problem after another kept the Alaska Marine Highway Systems ferry M/V Tustumena from resuming service this summer. Now, AMHS is pointing fingers at alleged defects in welding work...

 
 By Wolfgang Kurtz    Local    July 18, 2013

New gear comes to PSMCC

Providence Seward Medical & Care Center’s new CT scanner is due to arrive July 22 and be up and running within a couple of days. Sara MacDonald, PSMCC diagnostic imaging director, is looking...

 
 By LOG Staff    Local    July 18, 2013

USCG Cutter Mustang rescues two

The United States Coast Guard Cutter Mustang towed in a disabled craft on July 7 when seas became too rough for a Miller’s Landing vessel to respond. Aundre Turner, captain of My Negus, radioed Miller’s Landing for a tow after a newly replaced...

 
 By Heidi Zemach    Local    July 18, 2013

Bus shuttles folks around town

Cruise ship passengers and crew members eagerly race over to board the yellow First Student school bus as it pulls up to the cruise ship terminal entrance. The City of Seward’s seasonal bus shuttle...

 
 By Wolfgang Kurtz    Sports    July 18, 2013

Little League pitches up tourney

On a beautiful summer’s evening Friday, Little League All-star teams from Seward and Valdez mixed up Majors and Minors baseball for the first day of a two-day meet. Play Ball! The Valdez Little...

 

Halibut release program underway

A new collaborative project in Alaska aims to increase the survival rate of Pacific halibut caught and released in Southeast and Southcentral Alaska sport fisheries. Project leaders will use local knowledge and scientific expertise to develop best...

 

Extension Service offers food preservation help

Dipnetters and anglers can look to the University of Alaska Fairbanks Cooperative Extension Service for help preserving the catch. Extension offers hands-on classes and online canning lessons, DVDs and free publications on canning, freezing and...

 

Rocking the Boat

The following is from the editorial page of the July 19, 1973 Seward Phoenix LOG. “Good Grief. That’s what Seward was arguing about when I left here two and a half years ago,” a visitor to the LOG office told us this week when she stopped by...

 
 By LOG Staff    Local    July 18, 2013

Lawmen run marathon relay

The 2013 Alaska State Troopers Adventure Relay began at Mile 0 Seward Highway Friday as the first team of law enforcement professionals took off on the first leg of a 550-mile relay. With Fairbanks...

 
 By LOG Staff    Business    July 18, 2013

State chamber meets here

The board of the Alaska Chamber of Commerce took a road trip to Seward last week, touring the area and visiting with civic and business leaders. Local priorities were on the agenda including...

 
 By Laine Welch    Fishing    July 18, 2013

Feds look to reauthorize fisheries law

The rules that govern our nation’s fisheries are being retooled so it’s reassuring that Congress isn’t traveling in uncharted seas. Over 80 percent of Alaska’s fish landings come from...

 

Alaska Nellie's legacy lives on

Alaska Nellie, born in Missouri, became one of the enduring legends of the Alaska Frontier by the time of her death alongside Kenai Lake and burial in Seward in 1956. From her childhood as Nellie...

 
 By LOG Staff    Alaska    July 18, 2013

Alaska Railroad celebrates 90 years

The Alaska Central Railroad, which was the first section of the today’s Alaska Railroad, began construction in 1903 at the shores of Resurrection Bay. In 1914 the United States government took over...

 
 By Nancy Erickson    Local    July 18, 2013

Foundation joins supporters of Seward Mariners' Memorial

Rasmuson Foundation awarded a $20,000 challenge grant to the Seward Mariners’ Memorial project last month. Through the grant, the Rasmuson Foundation will match dollar-for-dollar, up to $20,000,...

 

Turn Back the Pages

The Seward Phoenix LOG Boat harbor leaseholders want equity – Disparity among leaseholders in the small boat harbor area prompted Seward City Council to instruct the administration to develop recommendations for a more equitable rate structure....

 

Open for Business - July 18, 2013

The action just doesn’t let up with the silvers swimming into Resurrection Bay. The Seward Silver Salmon Derby will be here before long and now is the time to get in some practice. Local merchants...

 

Out & About - July 18, 2013

Improv comedy comes to RezArt Tangled Lines and the Seward Arts Council present a night of improvisational comedy at Resurrect Art Coffee House, July 20. Bring along weird, odd or strange props and become eligible for a special prize. Tickets are $6...

 

Calendar - July 18, 2013

Thursday, July 18 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, July 19...

 

Dawn K. Gallt

Longtime Seward resident Dawn K. Gallt, 69, passed away Wednesday, July 3, 2013 at Providence Seward Medical and Care Center from natural causes. Dawn was born Dec. 21, 1943 in Rock Springs, Wyo. She...

 

Captain's Mast - July 18, 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. July 4 23:55 - Citation for minor consuming issued to David Swanson at Seward...

 
 By LOG Staff    Arts    July 18, 2013

Berry plays Rez Art

Singer and songwriter Chelsea Berry performs at Resurrect Arts Coffee House and Gallery Friday. The musical artist is touring supporting her new album, “Devil and the Deep Blue Sea.” The stage at...

 

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