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Obituaries—Karen Swartz, Nov. 26, 1928-Aug. 9, 2011

Long-time Seward resident Karen Swartz died August 9, 2011 at Seward Providence Hospital after a short illness. Karen Alfreda Fondahn Swartz was born November 26, 1928 in Ketchikan, Alaska, to Edmund...

 

Back when...

The terrain around Seward has remained mostly the same since 1915. The harbor and buildings have changed, and many people have come and gone. See more “Back when...” photos ins...

 
 By LOG Staff    Local    August 25, 2011

Resort moves ahead with dispatch facility

Councilmembers did a bit of rearranging to their agenda at Monday night’s Seward City Council meeting, but left untouched five resolutions that passed via the Consent Agenda. Struck from two Ordinances For Introduction originally on the consent...

 

Log navigates its way into home port

It’s fantastic to be back in Alaska. Nowhere else feels like home to me. Washington state, where I grew up and have been living, comes close but not close enough. For years I’ve felt homesick and...

 
 By LOG Staff    Local    August 25, 2011

The LOG offers space for your opinion

The Seward Phoenix Log will strive to live up to a long tradition of balanced, objective and fair reporting of the events and circumstances of the people of the Eastern Kenai Peninsula. Since the Log’s founding in October 1966, it has been...

 

In any language, oil tax haste a bad idea

Waqaa, Aang, laXiishuh and Hello. My name is Elstun W. Lauesen and I will be writing a weekly column about rural Alaska with emphasis on community and economic development. I promise you that my...

 
 By Sue McClure    Local    August 25, 2011

2011 borough revenues exceed expenditures

Meeting of Aug. 16, 2011 We heard two scheduled presentations at our 4-plus hour meeting. The KPB School District Superintendent and Board President presented the good news that the fiscal year 2011...

 

Community Events—Aug. 25, 2011

Founders’ Day open house planned Seward Museum is hosting a Founders’ Day open house from noon to 5 p.m. Aug. 28 at the museum, Third and Jefferson. Register to vote The deadline to register to vote in the Oct. 4 city and borough election is...

 
 By LOG Staff    Features    August 25, 2011

Turn Back the Pages—Aug. 22, 1974

From the pages of The Seward Phoenix Log Wallace Martens of Anchorage won $3,000 and a trip to Hawaii for catching the largest silver in the 1974 Seward Silver Salmon Derby. The silver was 17 pounds and 5 ounces. Ruth Bumstead was the highest...

 

Back When...

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August is about fishing

Pati Masten, left, wasted no time at all filleting the catch-of-the-day from fishermen on-board the Ellen E during Seward’s Silver Salmon Derby last week. Hoping to bring in derby-eligible fish,...

 

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