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A derby second to none

One day short of the Seward Silver Salmon Derby deadline Taro Rich of Anchorage hauled in a 21.25-pound monster coho to dominate the competition. The largest silver to be caught during the derby in a...

 

Moose Pass Fire Company moves into new quarters

The Moose Pass Volunteer Fire Company has completed a move into a former Alaska Department of Transportation building that now provides office space and a garage area accommodating most of their fire...

 

Two file for mayor, four for council

Jean Bardarson and Tim McDonald are the opposing candidates for City of Seward mayor this fall. The present mayor, David Seaward, declined to enter the race and there were no other entrants by the 5...

 

Council OKs sidewalk, passes on heat

Harmon Construction has begun preparations to erect the new city electric department warehouse along Sea Lion Drive adjacent to Seward Elementary. The street was blocked off and excavated last week...

 

Rocking the Boat

The following is from the editorial page of the Aug. 24, 1989 Seward Phoenix LOG. WHAT’S THE ATTRACTION... Maybe its the fish in the bay, or the glacier, or the long march of mountains leading away to the Gulf... the dappled sunlight amid spruces,...

 

Changes are needed for Alaska's student loan program

Alaskans working through academic schooling or vocational training should not be crippled by debt to better themselves, and in doing so, better our economy. In our state, a debate about student loan rates is going on that parallels the one just...

 

Resurrection Bay Lion's Club gives thanks

Thank you The Resurrection Bay Lion’s Club would like to thank the Pioneers of Alaska Seward Igloo’s #9 for their generous donation of 100 food items for our monthly foodbank in recognition of their 100th Anniversary. — Chris Edgars, President...

 

Pioneers of Alaska thanks Lee Poleske

Thank you The Pioneers of Alaska, Men & Women’s Igloo #9 omitted one very important person in the maintaining of Seward’s history in our letter to the editor last week – Mr. Lee Poleske. Lee was instrumental in keeping the museum in Seward...

 
 By Heidi Zemach    Local    August 22, 2013

Family sails the globe to inspire change

An energetic and adventurous young Swiss family sailed into Seward Small Boat Harbor Monday, August 12th aboard the S/V Pachama. The 50-foot aluminum sailboat was notable for the “ToptoTop.org Globa...

 

New project unites Alaskans around wild salmon

A new effort is paving the way for Alaskans to share their personal relationships with one of the state’s top sources of revenue, recreation, culture and cuisine: salmon. The Salmon Project, currently in its exploratory phase, launched its website...

 
 By Laine Welch    Fishing    August 22, 2013

Electronic monitoring testing continues

Want to get onboard observers out of those small fishing boat bunks? The more fishermen who volunteer their vessels to field test new electronic monitoring systems (EMS), the faster the program will...

 

Back When...

Seward United Methodist Church (1946-1994) put out a postcard when Paul I. Irwin was pastor (1948-1951). The church was originally the Army chapel at Fort Raymond, the principal military installation...

 

Captain's Mast - Aug. 22, 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. Aug. 11 00:24 - Verbal warning given at Sixth and Madison. 01:03 - Verbal...

 
 By LOG Staff    Local    August 22, 2013

Local thieves prey on vehicles

During the past few weeks the Seward Police Department received multiple reports of trespass and theft from vehicles. The Seward Police Department requests that people remember to lock their vehicles and asks for help in apprehending the...

 
 By LOG Staff    Local    August 22, 2013

Local senior reports scam

A local senior citizen reported to The LOG this week that she received a phone call from a man who claimed to be from the Social Security Administration. The caller said he needed to verify personal information because new Social Security cards were...

 
 By LOG Staff    Local    August 22, 2013

Utility service requests due soon

The City of Seward Electric Department has given notice that new or temporary water, sewer or electric service connection requests must be made no later than Sept. 3. All fees must be paid and the location must be ready for service by Oct. 1. Work...

 

Community comes together for Qutekcak picnic

The Celebration of Health Lifestyles picnic on Saturday at the Branson Pavilion brought together Qutekcak Native Tribe and SeaView Community Services to celebrate and encourage healthy choices in...

 
 By LOG Staff    Features    August 22, 2013

Turn Back the Pages

Aug. 15, 1974 The Seward Phoenix LOG Wally Opens Derby on Campaign Trail – Candidates for state and national office are converging on Seward in droves – but one commands not only state but national attention. Wally Hickel, former Alaska Governor,...

 

Open for business - Aug. 22, 2013

The contests and crowds of the summer subside to the colors of fall and the challenges of readying for Seward’s other season. Seward was founded in this part of the year and almost immediately pione...

 

Out & About - Aug. 22, 2013

Seahawks on the road Seward High School sports teams are on the road this week. The volleyball team is at the Homer Jamboree tomorrow and Saturday, then plays at Kenai Central on Tuesday. Cross-country is at the Skyview Invite on Saturday. The...

 

Calendar - Aug. 22, 2013

Thursday, Aug. 22 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. 23...

 

Gilbert Ollestad

Gilbert Ollestad, a 38-year Seward resident, was born in Seldovia on Dec. 27, 1923 and passed away Aug. 10, 2013. He lived in Seward for a time and then moved out of state. In 1975 he returned to...

 

River training keeps volunteer firefighters current

Bear Creek Volunteer Fire Department members participated in swift water training this past weekend along with Moose Pass and Nikiski Fire Departments, U.S. Coast Guard and the National Park Service....

 

He Will Provide food bank opens at new location

Robert Pack, Susan Trucano, Lee Corrigan and Tom White (not pictured) have a little fun last Thursday while stocking the new food storage area at the He Will Provide Food Pantry. The food bank...

 

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