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 By Heidi Zemach    Local    October 17, 2013

RCAC trains firefighters in marine blazes

Smoke billowed out of the upper cabin of the Tanaina, a Kenai Fjords Tours wildlife cruise ship, summoning a firefighting team from Wrangell to set up a ladder to board the vessel and search its...

 

DOT to reopen airport runway

The Alaska Department of Transportation and Public Facilities expects to open the main runway at Seward Airport as soon as weather allows painting of pavement markings. The initial opening will be...

 

Two local bears die under fire

It had been quiet on the bear front for too long and the relative paucity of bear paws in the city obviously had to end. And so it did. With a bang. One bear ended up missing, presumed dead and anothe...

 

Dive right in, the water is fine

This event at the Oct. 12 Seahawks swimming invitational won the informal award for best synchronized symmetry off of the boards as well as best form overall for the swimmer in lane...

 

Council postpones tariffs, schedules appointment

Several substantial agenda items occupied the final meeting of the current lineup of Seward City Council members. One was the amendment of port and harbor tariff regulations, and associated rate...

 

Rocking the Boat

The following is from the editorial page of the Oct. 29, 1987 Seward Phoenix LOG. DROPPING ANCHOR... The Navy was in town last weekend, courtesy of Ted Stevens, Alaska’s senior United States Senator. Though the senator was forced to cancel out a...

 

It's time to classify wildland firefighters as first responders

With winter just around the corner, it’s difficult to imagine that just a few short weeks ago Alaska was in the midst of a busy and challenging fire season. Record-setting temperatures and unseasonably dry weather resulted in several large,...

 

Shine a light on local peacemakers

Reading this morning’s Daily News article about the Nobel Peace Prize, I was struck by the description of the organization’s work as silently but surely contributing to peace in the world. While the Nobel committee shines a light on these global...

 
 By Sue McClure    Local    October 17, 2013

Assembly postpones dispatcher move decision

The first Kenai Peninsula Borough Assembly meeting of October was very short, with the one ordinance up for public hearing being postponed to the Oct. 22 meeting due to finalization of pay scale...

 

Alaska Day celebrates land transfer

Alaska Day is celebrated on Oct. 18, the anniversary of the formal transfer of the Alaskan Territory, and the raising of the U.S. flag at Sitka. On this day in 1867, officials held a ceremony...

 

Friends of NRA hold fundraiser

Seward, Alaska Friends of NRA Committee members pulled together a fun and festive event at the Dale R. Lindsey Alaska Railroad Intermodal Facility on Saturday. The first event organized by a new...

 

2013 top commercial salmon season, ever

As expected, Alaska’s 2013 salmon catch is one for the record books. Early tallies by state fishery managers show that fishermen caught 272 million salmon this summer, smashing the previous record...

 

Back When...

Less than three years after the Ballaine party landed near where the Alaska SeaLife Center stands today, upscale houses had been constructed along “North” Third Avenue along what became known as...

 

Nominees sought for Alaska Women's Hall of Fame

People from across the state and the country have been invited to nominate a woman to be considered for the Alaska Women’s Hall of Fame by going the website at www.AlaskaWomensHallofFame.org. The deadline is Nov. 1. Nominees’ contributions...

 
 By Log Staff    Arts    October 17, 2013

Bardarson, Schaefermeyer paintings hang in watercolor show

Seward artists Dot Bardarson and Kwansook Schaefermeyer were on hand to receive recognition last week at the 39th Annual Alaska Watercolor Juried Watercolor Exhibition opening at the Anchorage...

 

Invite sports record number of swimmers

Over 200 participants in the 2013 Seward Seahawks Invite saw the Seward High School pool building reverberating with the noise of the crowd and calls of timers, teammates and officials. Teams...

 

Volleyball team comes out even at Grace Tourney

The Seward Seahawk Varsity Girls Volleyball team traveled to Anchorage this past weekend to play in the Grace Christian hosted volleyball tournament. There were 12 teams from all over Alaska that...

 

Turn Back the Pages

Oct. 22, 1987 The Seward Phoenix LOG It’s here, toxic radon gas – Seward was one of 48 Alaska communities recently monitored for radon by the Department of Health and Social Services. In a recent survey, one location in Seward was found to...

 

Open for Business - Oct. 17, 2013

Seward is a melting pot of Alaska business. When considering how Seward fits into the state’s economic growth and where, in particular, it stands out, it is important to contemplate the history and...

 

Out & About - Oct. 17, 2013

Send listings for Out & About to editor@theSewardPhoenixLOG.com. Seahawks stay busy The Seward High School volleyball team is in Kenai today for 4 p.m. and 5:30 p.m. games. They then head to Nikiski for Friday games at 4 p.m. and 5:30 p.m and wind...

 
 By LOG Staff    Calendar    October 17, 2013

Calendar - Oct. 17, 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, Oct. 17 2 to 5 p.m., He Will Provide Food Pantry, Fifth and Adams, entry in the alley....

 

St. Peter's holds fundraiser

An auction to benefit the oldest operational church in Seward offered an exaltation of desserts, displayed at the Seward Community Library Museum on Sunday. Master of ceremonies Ron Long was called...

 

Max R. Fackler

Longtime Alaskan Max R. Fackler, 91, passed away Oct. 12, 2013 at his home on Nash Road in Seward. Graveside services will be at 11 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 19 at the Seward American Legion Cemetery....

 

Schools council faces big move, big picture

[Update: A public hearing was announced today for 7 p.m., Oct. 24, at Seward Middle School. Details are linked here - Ed. 10/18, http://www.bit.ly/SewardMSreconfiguration2013 ] Moving Seward...

 

Captain's Mast - Oct. 17, 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. Oct. 7 00:25 - Verbal warning for speed given at Fourth and Holiday Inn. 01:53 -...

 

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