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Bridge survives another storm

Crews operating around the clock kept material spewing from the Lowell Creek outfall from covering the bridge and damming up the watercourse. Heavy equipment operators kept the channel clear enough...

 
 By Heidi Zemach    Local    October 31, 2013

Sixth grade move supporters speak out

Thirty-one teachers, parents, students and community members walked up to the podium and gave speeches favoring the proposed reconfiguration of the sixth grade into the middle school Thursday...

 

New council gets to work

Newly elected City of Seward councilor David Squires was the missing link to a quorum as he was sworn in Monday to make the evening's regular meeting a legitimate affair. The council was put on notice...

 

Rocking the Boat

The following is from the editorial page of the Oct. 13, 1988 Seward Phoenix LOG. RECALL? COME ON, LET’S GET SERIOUS... There’s talk in the community about recalling some of the City Council members over the issue of electrical rates. That’s fi...

 

Wildlife makes for lively morning at Clear Creek

It was one of those beautiful sunny Saturday mornings here in Seward. Just after 7:30 a.m., I took two larger Folgers cans filled with cracked corn out to feed the ducks on Clear Creek. Seeing me approach the shoreline with their feed buckets, more...

 

Cub finds home in Sitka

The Fortress of the Bear, a non-profit educational bear rescue facility based in Sitka, last week made a successful application to Alaska Department of Fish and Game to shelter a black bear cub....

 

Pumpkin prowl thrills

Scores of youngsters were fairly comfortable in a break between rain storms under clear skies with comparatively warm conditions as they searched for miniature pumpkins and generally prowled about,...

 
 By Heidi Zemach    Local    October 31, 2013

Seward area battles high water

City of Seward and Kenai Peninsula Borough officials braced themselves early this week for a flood as temperatures warmed and torrential rain fell, melting snow in the mountains and filling rivers...

 

Turn Back the Pages

Oct. 31, 1991 The Seward Phoenix LOG Debate continues over hospital management – Community debate over the management of Seward General Hospital reached the boiling point Monday night, but the city council decided to let the dialog rumble on a...

 

Out & About - Oct. 31, 2013

Send listings for Out & About to editor@theSewardPhoenixLOG.com. Seahawks wind up volleyball Friday night will be the last regular season volleyball game at home. The Seward High School girls take on Houston at 4 and 5 p.m. The swim team travels to K...

 

Calendar - Oct. 31, 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. 31 2 to 5 p.m., He Will Provide Food Pantry, Fifth and Adams, entry in the alley. 6:3...

 

Paxton Ecsavier Mestas

Paxton Ecsavier Mestas was born Oct. 8, 2013 at 8:23 a.m. Paxton weighed 7 pounds 8.3 ounces and was 19.75 inches long. Parents, Candace Senecal and Anthony Mestas live in Seward....

 

Captain's Mast - Oct. 31, 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. 21 06:43 - Verbal warning for speed given at Chevron. 12:45 - Individual...

 

Seahawks roll out welcome mat

Nine teams from around the state came to Seward High School over the weekend to compete in the King of the Mountain Invite, hosted by the Seahawk wrestling team. Competing in the event were wrestlers...

 

Fishing limit hearing coming next month

Several proposed changes are before the Alaska State Board of Fisheries to reduce the limits on king salmon fishing, prohibit catch-and-release fishing for coho salmon in Resurrection Bay and embargo...

 

Zip line tours come to town

Five miles north of Seward, a new 80-acre theme park is due to open early next summer. Late in August, the principals of Denali Zipline Tours completed a $200,000 purchase of a large tract of mostly...

 

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