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Articles from the September 26, 2013 edition

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Beloved business burns

An early morning fire on Saturday burned a building at 310 A Street almost to the ground. Seward Fire Department was called out at 2:52 a.m. and responded to the blaze three blocks away. By noon...

 

Council race features familiar faces

Four candidates are running for three open seats on the Seward City Council in an election to be held Oct. 1. Of the candidates three are incumbents and the fourth, David Squires, is the recently...

 

Festival promises a wild ride

Recycled cardboard railroad tracks with at least 300 colorful painted ties will run wildly along the floor, up the walls and across the ceiling of the Alaska Railroad cruise ship building this year...

 

City puts leash on shelter

Seward City Manager Jim Hunt doesn’t know how the rumor came about that the city’s shelter would begin euthanizing animals. But according to him, despite changes in contracting for the operation...

 

Rocking the Boat

The following is from the editorial page of the Sept. 28, 1989 Seward Phoenix LOG. LET’S ALL VOTE... Even if you’re not sure you’re registered to vote, go to the polls and find out. If you’re not to entitled to exercise your franchise, regist...

 

Borough approves mutual aid agreement

Last week was the occasion of the annual Kenai Peninsula Borough Assembly meeting in Homer. It was a beautiful day to see the city of Homer and the assembly members were treated to dinner prior to...

 

Seward's first elected woman remembered

Jennie Paulson, who in 1921 was the first woman elected to the Seward City Council, is buried in Seward Cemetery and, after 80 years, a headstone is finally erected. Thanks to donations of Seward...

 

Pebble Mine carries on after investor leaves

News that mining giant Anglo-American plans to withdraw from the Pebble Mine project was greeted with joy by opponents who hailed it as a victory for the people of Bristol Bay and for the region’s...

 

Boro Issues, candidates

Borough residents on the Eastern Kenai Peninsula in District 6 head for the polls Oct. 1 to vote their ballots. City of Seward residents will get two ballots, one for city candidates along with one...

 

Mayoral Candidate Questionnaire - Jean Bardarson

Jean Bardarson Seward has miles and miles of water, sewer, roads and electrical infrastructure, much of which needs repair or replacement. How would you rank the need for attention in those areas...

 

Mayoral Candidate Questionnaire - Tim McDonald

Tim McDonald Seward has miles and miles of water, sewer, roads and electrical infrastructure, much of which needs repair or replacement. How would you rank the need for attention in those areas and,...

 

City Council Candidate Questionnaire - Dave Squires

David Squires Seward has miles and miles of water, sewer, roads and electrical infrastructure, much of which needs repair or replacement. How would you rank the need for attention in those areas and,...

 

City Council Candidate Questionnaire - Vanta Shafer

Vanta Shafer Seward has miles and miles of water, sewer, roads and electrical infrastructure, much of which needs repair or replacement. How would you rank the need for attention in those areas and,...

 

City Council Candidate Questionnaire - Christy Terry

Christy Terry Seward has miles and miles of water, sewer, roads and electrical infrastructure, much of which needs repair or replacement. How would you rank the need for attention in those areas and,...

 

City Council Candidate Questionnaire - Bob Valdatta

Bob Valdatta Seward has miles and miles of water, sewer, roads and electrical infrastructure, much of which needs repair or replacement. How would you rank the need for attention in those areas and, i...

 

Red Cross urges households to prepare for emergencies

Developing an Emergency Plan is the First Step During National Preparedness Month, the American Red Cross of Alaska is encouraging households to get ready for the next emergency or disaster. “Having a game plan in place is essential for all...

 

Seahawks sports hits stride

An inspired Seward High School football team swept the Valdez Buccaneers 41-0 last weekend to win the first Seahawks home game since 2009. Playing under windy fall skies, the Seahawks defense...

 

Seahawks booster race paints the town

Clouds of green and gold erupted at six paint stations as the first annual Seahawks Spirit Scamper run took place last Saturday. This year the new event replaced the traditional Hawk Walk as Seward...

 

Back when...

Wrestling coach Dan Seavey demonstrates a half Nelson on wrestling team member Bob Thrall. In an article about the wrestling team in the Jan. 16, 1969 Phoenix LOG, by team member and school reporter...

 

Turn Back the Pages

The Seward Phoenix LOG - Sept. 17, 1987 Boro votes $1,341,707 for schools – The Kenai Peninsula School District is now $1,341,707 better off following the Borough Assembly’s 11-3 vote Tuesday evening. That means the school district should be...

 

Out & About - Sept. 26, 2013

Send listings for Out & About to editor@theSewardPhoenixLOG.com. Chugach National Forest public meeting set This evening at the Seward Community Library Museum representatives from the U.S. Forest Service CNF will discuss findings and continue...

 

Calendar - Sept. 26, 2013

To add or change a non profit or free regular meeting or event on The LOG’s Calendar, e-mail adminassist@TheSewardPhoenixLOG.com or phone 224-4888. Thursday, Sept. 26 2 to 5 p.m., He Will Provide Food Pantry, Fifth and Adams, entry in the alley....

 

Leda Evanovna Shadura Schmidt Taradonova

Longtime Kenai resident Leda Evanovna Shadura Schmidt Taradonova, 93, passed away Sept. 14, 2013 at Central Peninsula Hospital in Soldotna. A panikhida service was held Sept. 20 at Peninsula Memorial...

 

Captain's Mast - Sept. 26, 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. Sept. 5 17:23 - Verbal warning for speed given on Fourth at Bayside. 18:18 - Indi...

 

2013 Seward Music & Arts Festival

Schedule of Performances Friday, Sept. 27 5 p.m., Wrick Luv and the Strong Drinks 6 p.m., Hawkins Wright 7 p.m., The Eternal Cowboys 8 p.m., Art in Motion 9 p.m., Green Tara and her Handsome Gents 10...

 

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