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KPB Mayor Navarre takes flood concerns seriously

Kenai Peninsula Borough Mayor Mike Navarre said flooding issues were high on the list after meeting with local residents at SeaView Community Services on Aug. 28. He wasn’t surprised. As rains...

 

Local emergency departments stage fire training

Local fire departments and the Seward Volunteer Ambulance Corps make thousands of dollars of training available to their volunteers every year. The Bear Creek Volunteer Fire Department is set to...

 

Seahawks get their wings

Seahawks football season got turned around by a touchdown in the last quarter. Despite some impressive tackles and the best efforts of defensive weapon #50 Howie Hubbard, the Seahawks were unable to...

 

Ranger's career comes full circle

Tom Malecek gives the impression of a man who’s where he wants to be. That’s likely due to the fact that the new district ranger for the Seward Ranger District of the Chugach National Forest has...

 

City looks at underpass problems

Citizen complaints and council requests have increased city administration attention to the Seward Highway pedestrian and bicycle underpass near the intersection at Iron Drive. Seward Police Chief...

 

Rocking the Boat

The following is from the editorial page of the Sept. 22, 1988 Seward Phoenix LOG. REMEMBERING OUR PAST... Our history is important, especially in this day and age when there are so many new people who have joined our community. We’re glad...

 

Gravel, culvert and rip rap would fix airport problems

The following is not endorsed by the SBCFSA, City of Seward, KPB, DOT, RBCA or the State of Alaska. Greetings my fellow citizens. It’s been some time since Bob Reeve fixed up his 51 Fairchild and...

 

The Future of Seward

Last week Deadhorse, our industrial city at the north end of the haul road (North Slope) received the dubious distinction of being the ugliest city in America, due to the plethora of industrial prefabricated buildings made of tin, no doubt. No one...

 

Thank you from SeaView

On Aug. 17 the Alaska Coalition of Motorcycle Clubs held their Second Annual Poker Run to benefit needy Bikers in Alaska. There were more than 70 bikes and about 150 people that turned out for this event. The Poker Run started at in Anchorage and...

 

Chicago man visits great aunt's grave

A recent cruise ship visitor explored the life and history of family members while he was in Seward. Michael J. Schroeder, a retired industrial products salesman and WW II history buff for the past...

 

Artists show work on Friday

First Friday, sponsored by Seward Arts Council, is Sept. 6 with an artist reception from 6 to 8 p.m.. Take a stroll through and meet this month’s featured artists. Enjoy refreshments, appetizers and live music while browsing the artist’s works....

 

ASMI tells all about Alaska seafood

Want to know the average fish prices at the docks over a decade? Or where most Alaska fishermen and fishing fleets call home? Or how Alaska’s seafood industry stacks up against other state...

 

Red's extends burger season

The new owners of Red’s Burgers stand, at the corner of Seward Highway and 302 Van Buren St., had a good first season this summer thanks to the sunny weather, changes in the menu and cooks, and...

 

Turn Back the Pages

Sept. 6, 1973 The Seward Phoenix LOG Seward-Born Woman Writes Peninsula Mining Book – Two years before the fabulous Klondike gold rush of 1898, a lesser-known gold rush lured hundreds of pioneers and fortune hunters to Southcentral Alaska’s...

 

Obihiro guests and Alaska dignitaries join Founder's Day crowd

The City of Seward’s Founder’s Day celebration brought together a delegation of community officials from Japanese sister city Obihiro with City of Seward council members and a large number of...

 

Open for business - Sept. 5, 2013

As far as the Seward business calendar goes, spring seems to fade in slowly until it suddenly erupts in full bloom. In contrast, September is somewhat more consistent, more in line with the sense of...

 

Out & About - Sept. 5, 2013

Seward festival needs volunteers The 2013 Seward Music and Arts Festival’s first day is Sept. 27 and volunteers for the three-day festival, as well as pre-festival set-up and post-festival clean-up, are sought. All positions including gofers,...

 

Jessi Marena Nelsen

Seward resident Jessi Marena Nelsen, 27, passed away in a plane accident on Merrill Field on Aug. 24, 2013. Jessi was born and raised in Seward, excelled academically and then went to PSU for two...

 

Captain's Mast - Sept. 5, 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. 25 22:10 - Individual from Kenai Fjord B&B reported complaints from guests...

 

Calendar - Sept. 5, 2013

Thursday, Sept. 5 Noon to 1 p.m., SeaView Community Services Board, Seaview Plaza, 302 Railway. 2 to 5 p.m., He Will Provide Food Pantry, Fifth and Adams, entry in the alley. 6:30 p.m., Community Choir rehersal, United Methodist Church, Sue McClure,...

 

Art delegates learn Japanese phrases for Obihiro trip

In preparation for their trip to Obihiro, Japan, to paint a mural from the city of Seward, some of the Seward Mural Society delegates met with Hank West to learn a few Japanese phrases. From left:...

 

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