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 By Wolfgang Kurtz    Arts    August 8, 2013

Last First Friday of Summer

It was standing room only for the downtown Seward Art Walk last week as First Friday brought together exhibitions from the Alaska SeaLife Center to Softly Silk. Painting, mixed media, jewelry,...

 
 By Wolfgang Kurtz    Local    August 8, 2013

DOT road maintenance relocating to Crown Point

In July the white painted skeleton of the new Crown Point Department of Transportation Maintenance and Operation station began rising above the construction site at milepost 24 of the Seward Highway....

 
 By Wolfgang Kurtz    Local    August 8, 2013

SCCC inmates trash module

Spring Creek Correctional Center officials said Tuesday that no one was injured in a disturbance that involved 14 segregated inmates and ended Tuesday morning at the maximum security prison across...

 
 By LOG Staff    Local    August 8, 2013

Winning silvers lurk in bay

The 58th Seward Silver Salmon Derby starts on the customary second Saturday of August. Running from 6 a.m. Aug. 10 to noon Aug. 18, this year’s derby offers a $50,000 top prize for the tagged fish...

 
 By Wolfgang Kurtz    Local    August 8, 2013

Seward captain says nine is enough

It’s fair to say that last year Monty Richardson was the longest running charter operator in Resurrection Bay to be plying his craft. However, this summer, after 55 years of running fishing craft...

 

Rocking the Boat

The following is from the editorial page of the Aug. 6, 1987 Seward Phoenix LOG. BUILDING OUR FUTURE... Last week city administration officials hosted a couple of bus loads of local residents on a tour of the Spring Creek Correctional Facility, the...

 

SHS welding shop upgrade uncertain

The Kenai Peninsula Borough School Districts’s welding shop upgrade project scheduled for Seward High School this summer will not happen before school starts later this month. The project was put...

 
 By Wolfgang Kurtz    Local    August 8, 2013

Sheehan takes over at SeaView

Change has come to SeaView Community Services after a couple years which found the social services agency in a holding pattern while the board of directors reset itself and cultivated a new executive...

 
 By Laine Welch    Fishing    August 8, 2013

NPS, Wal-Mart back on board with Alaska salmon

Holy Oncorhynchus! Any doubts about the brand power of Alaska salmon can be put to rest after the high visibility contretemps over the past few weeks – and the fish story has a happy ending. All of...

 

Back when...

L. V. Ray Peak, at Mile 32 Seward Highway, was named in 1978 for attorney L. V. Ray (1877-1946) who first came to Seward in 1906. He served as mayor of Seward from 1923 to 1928 and was elected, in...

 
 By Wolfgang Kurtz    Local    August 8, 2013

Young chef makes good

Rowan Bean gets a hug from mom Hillary after talking about her experience visiting with the first family after winning a trip to the White House. Rowan, who apparently is a skilled chef, was chosen...

 
 By Heidi Zemach    Local    August 8, 2013

NPS diminishes footprint, helps preserve downtown

Kenai Fjords National Park employees are making themselves at home in their new park headquarters, the newly refurbished Old Solly’s Building on Washington Street. Last week the old modular...

 
 By Wolfgang Kurtz    Local    August 8, 2013

5k Rescue Run centerpiece of ASLC SeaFest

The 15th running of the 5k Wildlife Rescue Run was a highlight of the 2013 Alaska SeaLife Center SeaFest but Ellie, the baby sea lion, may have stolen the show with her debut. Many children and...

 

Seahawks team up for fall

Seward High School Seahawks cross-country and football teams formed up on Monday with meetings at the high school....

 

Turn Back the Pages

Aug. 7, 1986 The Seward Phoenix LOG Welcome to Seward Silver Salmon Derby! From Wildwood Pre-Trial: Laney will head prison – Roger Laney, Assistant Superintendent of the Wildwood Pre-Trial Facility, has been named superintendent of the maximum secu...

 

Open for business - Aug. 8, 2013

Shopping locally is probably the best investment Sewardites can make in their local economy. Keeping those local dollars local is the mission of the 3/50 project which was introduced to Seward last...

 

Out & About - Aug. 8, 2013

Burn ban is cancelled The Kenai Peninsula-Kodiak Area Office of the Alaska Division of Forestry lifted the open burning suspension as of 10 a.m., Aug. 5. With current and expected weather as well as seasonal progression, the potential of large fire...

 

Calendar - Aug. 8, 2013

Thursday, Aug. 8 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, Aug. 9...

 

Captain's Mast - Aug. 8, 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 27 23:46 - 911 misdial. 23:54 - SAST requested officers to Polar Bunkhouse...

 
 By Kim Rierson    Sports    August 8, 2013

Seahawks 10th golf tourney is big success

The Seward Seahawks Athletic Booster Club hosted their 10th annual golf tournament July 27 at the Birch Ridge Golf Course in Soldotna. The 56 golfers in attendance participated in a best ball...

 

Obihiro exchange underway

Exchange students Ayaka Hashizume, Chifumi Sato and Maki Kimura from Seward sister city Obihiro kept company with fellow Seward exchange students Karoline Ernst and Meret Beutler and were spotted...

 

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