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Mushers invite locals over to play

More than 600 Seward and Moose Pass residents visited Dan and Shirley Seavey’s Ididaride sled dog tour business on Saturday off old Exit Glacier Road. They met some the extended family of Iditarod...

 

City council considers waste, warehouse

Lowell Point residents turned out in force at Monday’s Seward City Council meeting to protest the stink rising from the city’s sewage lagoon in their neighborhood. Complaints about the treatment...

 

Asphalt plant moves out of town

Alaska Road Builders abandoned their plans to produce asphalt at a Forest Acres site already approved in a recent decision by the City of Seward’s Planning and Zoning Commission. The entire plant...

 

Site council hopes for enhanced security funds

The Seward Site Based Council hopes that some of the $1.5 million federal funding allocation to enhance school safety and security that Kenai Peninsula Borough School District is receiving will come...

 

KPB communities receive funds

The Sept. 3 meeting of the Kenai Peninsula Borough Assembly lasted less than one hour. There were five ordinances up for public hearing and all passed unanimously without public comment. Ordinance...

 

Rocking the Boat

The following is from the editorial page of the Sept. 15, 1988 Seward Phoenix LOG. THE FIREFIGHTERS... On Sept. 22, the Seward Fire Department will be hosting the 26th Annual Joint Conference of Alaska State Fire Chiefs’ Association and the Alaska...

 

Keeping whales, sea lions and people safe

Here in Alaska, we live with some of the most incredible wildlife in the world. Wildlife viewing is part of what makes our corner of the planet so special and draws so many visitors to our state. Living in the middle of wildlife habitat as we do in A...

 

Soccer Stars of the Future

As we strive to build the soccer program in Seward, community support is critical. This year, Stylin’ Stitches youth soccer had terrific coaches who taught the players fundamentals using games. It was inspiring to see 3 year olds learning to kick...

 

Boy's dream of catching Alaska salmon comes true

Who would have guessed cupcakes can make wishes come true? Just ask a little boy from South Africa. Nathan Dumont was only four-years-old when he saw a documentary about salmon fishing in Alaska and...

 

2013 salmon season sets record

Alaska’s 2013 salmon season has yielded the largest catch ever, and the value of the fishery is also headed for the record books. The statewide catch on Sept. 6 was nearing 265 million fish – the...

 

White Sails in the Sunset

There are still sailing days left on the calendar, but the celebrants at Sailing Inc. called an end to summer Sunday with a celebration of the season past. Live music, refreshments and a taco bar...

 

Eddy's 11th Annual Car Show employs 'The Force'

The 11th annual Eddy’s Car Show, a rain or shine event, got off to a slow start with Saturday’s morning drizzle, but as contestants and oglers drifted into the Bear Creek RV Park, the weather...

 

Turn Back the Pages

Sept. 12, 1996 The Seward Phoenix LOG City mulls convention center – Seward has taken its first step toward a convention center that would attract thousands of visitors in the fall and winter. Conventions often last several days, and delegates...

 

Seahawks sports season gets busy

Cross-Country Tomorrow is the Frank Dieckgraff Invitational cross-country meet at Seward High School. The middle school races start at 1 p.m., JV races at 2:30 p.m. and varsity races at 4 p.m. An...

 

Out & About - Sept. 12, 2013

Send listings for Out & About to editor@theSewardPhoenixLOG.com. Beals fundraiser set A fundraiser to support Travis Beal’s 2014 Iditarod run is scheduled for 6 p.m., Sept. 13 at the Breeze Inn Mezzanine and Lobby. Admission, drink tickets and a...

 

Back when...

In 1960 the Department of Public Works, the Department of Education and the Alaska General Contractors jointly sponsored a contest for students to design a new highway maker for Alaska. Three...

 

Calendar - Sept. 12, 2013

Thursday, Sept. 12 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, 224-6784. 6:30 to 7:30 p.m., Narcotics Anonymous, Church of the Nazarene, Fou...

 

Captain's Mast - Sept. 12, 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. 29 21:57 - Caller from Safeway advised that they had an electrician working...

 

The 2013 flood season is here

The National Weather Service finally made it official Tuesday morning, after over two inches of rain put Seward area streams and the Resurrection River into flood stage. Houses were already below the...

 

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