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 By Heidi Zemach    Local    November 7, 2013

Callahan guarded coast

U.S. Coast Guard veterans, often overlooked on Veterans Day, play an important role for our nation, both in times of peace and war, said veteran Tom Callahan who served as a commissioned officer in th...

 

Bridenbach-Barile served in Gulf

In 1988 Susannah Bridenbach-Barile's German grandfather, who was a World War I veteran on the German side, told her not to join the Army because there was going to be a war. She impetuously assumed th...

 

Veterans Day, Monday

William H. Seward Elementary School will host the community’s most popular Veteran’s Day program on Monday. Attendees should expect to arrive starting at 11:30 a.m. for the event, which starts at noon. Every year the function is standing room...

 

6th grade move gets final approval

The Kenai Peninsula School District Board approved the reconfiguration of Seward’s elementary and middle schools at their regular meeting on Monday in Soldotna. Sewardites were well represented at...

 

Sikuliaq takes long way home

Just over a year ago, the research vessel Sikuliaq was launched into the frigid waters of Lake Michigan. Commissioned by the National Science Foundation and due to be handed over to a University of Al...

 

Council inspects proposed budget

A special session on Monday of the Seward City Council prefaced a council work session on the 2014-15 budget. At the special session, council confirmed City Manager Jim Hunt’s declaration of emergen...

 

Rocking the Boat

The following is from the editorial page of the Nov. 10, 1988 Seward Phoenix LOG. A TIME OF REMEMBRANCE... Nov. 11 is Veterans Day, a day to take the time to reflect and honor those who served our country in war and peace. There several hundred...

 

Will Alaska legislature protect instream flows in upcoming session?

In response to significant public opposition to House Bill 77 that arose in last year’s legislative session, the Alaska Department of Natural Resources, recently, released a fact sheet entitled “Modernizing Alaska’s Permitting System” which...

 

Salmon streams need protection

Everyone who lives on the Kenai understands that our fisheries don’t just power our economy, they are also an important part of our Alaska heritage. Our state government should work to support our fisheries, not undermine them. Unfortunately, Cook...

 

Culinary students prep, serve 4-star meals

AVTEC Culinary Arts students have created another exclusive, 4-star restaurant dining experience for area residents lucky enough to grab up tickets. They sell out quickly because who can resist the...

 

Seward is 23rd top fishing port in the U.S.

For the 16th year in a row, Dutch Harbor ranked as the nation’s top fishing port with 752 million pounds crossing those docks last year, valued at $214 million. The No. 2 port for landings again...

 
 By Shawn Eggert    Local    November 7, 2013

Coast Guard rescues boaters adrift near Seward

Towing disabled and adrift vessels is a routine procedure for Coast Guard boat crews, but even this seemingly simple task can prove to be as perilous as it is common in the Coast Guard's ongoing missi...

 

Seward Schools Honor Rolls

The following students earned honor roll status in the first quarter. Those with an asterick (*) by their name had a 4-point grade point average. William H. Seward Elementary School Fourth Grade: Caitlin Corrigan*, Joseph Foutz*, Steven Harshman*, Gr...

 

Back When...

The Bank of Seward was established in 1905 and opened for business on Feb. 6 of that year. The bank building shown on the above check was completed in the fall of 1906. It was built of cement blocks...

 

Veteran graduates from American Legion college

Clare Sullivan, a member of American Legion Post 5 in Seward graduated with the American Legion College class of 2013 last month in Indianapolis, Ind. Sullivan, nominated by organizational leaders in...

 

Halloween scares away winter

Sewardites didn't have to brave the elements, no matter how spooky the atmosphere, as warm fall weather persisted and the darkest night yet fell to make a pleasant evening for trick or treating....

 

Seahawks slam Hawks

Last one, won, and done. In the last of season home games versus the Houston Hawks, the Seahawks squeak by in the third game to take out the Hawks in just three. After performing strongly in the...

 
 By LOG Staff    Features    November 7, 2013

Turn Back the Pages

Nov. 6, 1975 The Seward Phoenix LOG School Plans at Midway Point Board Told – Plans for the Seward High School were reported about midway in the design development at the Monday night Borough School Board meeting. Since some doubt was raised as to...

 

Out & About - Nov. 7, 2013

Send listings for Out & About to editor@theSewardPhoenixLOG.com. Seahawks host volleyball regions The Seahawks volleyball team plays at home this weekend as Seward High School hosts the regional tournament. The girls open with Houston 3 p.m.,...

 
 By LOG Staff    Calendar    November 7, 2013

Calendar - Nov. 7, 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, Nov. 7 Noon to 1 p.m., SeaView Community Services Board, Seaview Plaza, 302 Railway. 2 to...

 

Captain's Mast - Nov. 7, 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. 28 08:14 - Individual reported a rock slide on Lowell Point Road. 11:00 - In...

 

Conservation group sets beer and wine fundraiser

The Resurrection Bay Conservation Alliance’s 7th annual beer and wine tasting event will be held at the Alaska SeaLife Center at 7 p.m. Nov. 16. This is the RBCA’s only fundraising event and features area brewers and vintners from Kenai,...

 

Fishing proposals open for comment

[Update: Meeting location was changed to the Seward Community Library Museum.] Several proposed changes are before the Alaska State Board of Fisheries to reduce the limits on king salmon fishing,...

 

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