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Alutiiq Hatchery pioneers shellfish science

The Alutiiq Pride Shellfish Hatchery has been around for over 20 years now. It’s been know by several names over the years: the Mariculture Institute, the Shellfish Institute, finally the Shellfish...

 

CVRF homeports five tenders at Resurrection Bay

The reality of parking Coastal Villages Region Fund’s (CVRF) 100 percent owned and controlled fishing vessels in Alaska has moved a step closer with CVRF’s decision to park five of its salmon and halibut tender vessels in Seward, Alaska this wint...

 

Obama reelected, Alaska sends Young back to D.C., East Peninsula represented by Giessel and Chenault, Bond measure passes

Barack Obama was reelected President of the United States on Tuesday after a long contentious and polarized battle against Mitt Romney. Running on the Democratic Party ticket Obama and Vice-President...

 

Seward/Lowell Point moderates districts' electorate

With the state electorate being, under most circumstances, a known quantity in terms of partisan affiliation, some regions tend to be less reflexive. The Seward area is, depending on the race, part...

 
 By LOG Staff    Local    November 8, 2012

Seward youth honor veterans

Tomorrow, Seward Elementary School will host its annual Veterans Day Program. According to office manager Kathi Davis, attendees should expect to arrive starting at 11:30 a.m. for the event, which starts at noon. Every year the function is standing...

 

Welcome Coastal Villages...

We’re pleased that the largest seafood owner/operator headquartered in Alaska has chosen to make Resurrection Bay its winter homeport. Five of the catcher processors owned by the nonprofit Coast...

 

The LOG introduces editor Wolfgang Kurtz

Wolfgang Kurtz is now onboard as editor at The Seward Phoenix LOG. Kurtz will coordinate the news facets of the print publication and its online edition. Kurtz first got involved with the news trade...

 

Avalanche season begins

As winter sets in across Alaska, the avalanche season has already begun. The Chugach National Forest Avalanche Information Center (CNFAIC) is back in action, working to produce timely and accurate avalanche advisories for the Chugach National Forest...

 

Chamber talks boost small business

Some 23 business owners and other members attended a Seward Chamber of Commerce luncheon presentation by Bryan Zak, of the Alaska Small Business Development Center, at the Breeze Inn Friday. Zak owns...

 

Grouse Creek reservation deadline is today

The Alaska Department of Natural Resources proposes to establish a reservation of water for the Department of Fish and Game for Grouse Creek and its floodplain from the outlet of Grouse Lake, downstream to its confluence with Lost Creek. The...

 

Say YES to business

Young Entreprenuer’s of Seward invites youthful businesspersons to join them at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 13 at Seward Resort Seabolt Hall, Dimond Boulevard. YES encourages young business-minded people to plan their future and bring a fellow...

 

Flood relief deadline approaches

Governor Sean Parnell declared a state disaster for the 2012 September Severe Storm on Oct. 21. The declaration authorized the Division of Homeland Security and Emergency Management (DHS&EM) to activate the state’s Individual Assistance disaster...

 

Chamber plugs halibut tourney

In 2013, the Seward Halibut Tournament will take place over the entire month of June. The event is aimed at promoting early season halibut fishing in Seward. The tournament targets sport fishing enthusiasts by dangling tantalizing dreams of catching...

 

Knots So Fast winter hours

Due to delays in repairing flood damage, Knot So Fast feed store is switching to winter hours of 11 a.m. to 4 p.m., Tuesday through Saturday. Knots So Fast is also looking for quotes from qualified contractors for foundation repair. Their phone...

 

Salmon genetics study to be released

The results of a six year study on Western salmon will be unveiled this month and the conclusions are not what people of the region had hoped for. Some background... the Western Alaska Salmon Stock...

 

Iditarod Trail Alliance honored

The five-year commemoration of the historic Iditarod Trail was honored with a Partners in Conservation award by the U.S. Department of the Interior last month. Since January 2008, the Iditarod...

 

Businesses show wares

Eleven Seward home-based businesses (and independent distributors) showed up to display their wares in the atrium at the Seward Holiday Inn Express on Saturday. Ben and Rebecca Pazdernik organized...

 

Group creates quilts

On Saturday, down the hall from the Home Business bazaar at the Seward Holiday Inn Express, With Heart and Hands were quilting up a storm. Seward’s Lisa Williams explained that the group regularly...

 

Bank collects cell phones for soldiers

Wells Fargo and non-profit Cell Phones for Soldiers Inc. are asking Alaskans to help commemorate Veterans Day by donating gently-used cellular phones....

 

Everybody has fun at Halloween Carnival

Sewardites of all ages dressed in costume Oct. 31 for the annual Halloween Carnival presented by Seward Parks and Recreation Department, Seward Seahawks Athletic Booster Club, and the Teen and Youth...

 

Out & About — Nov. 8, 2012

Art and Christmas goods sale set for senior center On sales at Seward Senior Center, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., Saturday, Nov. 10 will be art and craft supplies, and Christmas decorations. The Grilled Cheese Café will also be open 11 a.m. to 2 p.m....

 

RCBA event draws a crowd

Matt Gray, Watershed Program Coordinator for the Resurrection Bay Conservation Alliance (RBCA), addresses the crowd at the RBCA’s 6th annual beer and wine tasting event. Almost 200 Sewardites and...

 

SPRD Activities — Nov. 8, 2012

TYC Happenings 224-5472 Middle School Dance - 7 to 9:30 p.m. Friday, Nov. 9. $5. Tri-Fun-A-Thon - 6 to 11 p.m. Friday, Nov. 16. After raising money for the TYC, fifth and sixth graders are invited to dance, swim and skate. A prize will be awarded...

 

Calendar — Nov. 8, 2012

Thursday, Nov. 8 6 to 8 p.m., Community Choir, Seward High School music room, Sue McClure, 224-6784. 6:30 to 7:30 p.m., Narcotics Anonymous, Church of the Nazarene, Fourth and C, 362-6623. 7 to 8 p.m., Bear Creek Volunteer Fire Department meeting,...

 

Turn back the pages — Nov. 11, 1976

Compiled by Julie Rosier Council audience sees slides of aquaculture, also Icefield plans — Two slide presentations were on the agenda of the Monday night city council meeting. One was presented by Don Follows, National Park Service Planner, on...

 

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