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Local group helps fill the hunger gap

About 75 people of all ages, and a dozen senior citizen shut ins, received a free Thanksgiving meal Sunday evening, baked with love and the spirit of giving by members of the Eagles Nest Christian...

 

Churches provide Thanksgiving meals, fellowship

A number of Seward churches are hosting special services of praise and thanksgiving for the Thanksgiving holiday, to which the public is cordially invited! Thanksgiving Eve Service 7 p.m., Nov. 27 -...

 

Fletcher service on Saturday

A memorial service for long-time Seward resident Wallace "Skip" Elwood Fletcher who died Nov. 21 will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday at Seward High School. Read more about Fletcher ....

 

New clinic selects director

An interim executive director was announced Monday for the newly funded Seward Community Health Center. Tuesday, SCHC board members were expecting the signature on an employment contract from Sharon...

 

Flood board, city take measures

With so many aspects of life in Seward touched by the prospect, or aftermath, of flooding, several projects have gained momentum this year in preparation for the next storm. With back-to-back disaster...

 

Sewardites enjoy winter to the fullest

Lots of people welcomed winter's first snowy downfall in Seward, eager to get outside and play. A couple hundred winter enthusiasts filled Seward Elementary School gym for the Seward Nordic Ski...

 

Rocking the Boat

The following is from the editorial page of the Dec. 4, 1986 Seward Phoenix LOG. SHOPPING LOCALLY... A common message often sent throughout the towns of Alaska is to patronize local businesses. It’s the desire to keep the local money within the...

 

Some thoughts on Thanksgiving

For some reason, “narcissism” has come up a lot lately. What this suggests is that the “me generation” has come of age in a number of different forms, that can be labeled “narcissism” or “narcissistic” (i.e. totally focused on...

 

Governor Parnell hurts Alaskan women and costs Alaskans millions of federal dollars for uncompensated care

Gov. Sean Parnell’s decision not to expand Medicaid and not accept millions of federal dollars to pay for it is short sighted. His decision in 2010 to join with other Republican governors to overturn the federal Affordable Care Act was a...

 

Positive ideas about health care

Whenever we are baited with political schemes that seek to use taxpayer dollars in order to buy votes, I am reminded of the mythical village hypothesized in Economics 101. It is a village where the inhabitants sustain their economy by taking in each...

 
 By LOG Staff    Local    November 28, 2013

Seward Police Dept. has a full house

An empty position for patrol officer was filled by Morgan Woodard as he was sworn in on Monday by Seward Assistant Clerk Brenda Ballou. He is leaving his 11-year career with the U.S. Coast Guard to...

 

KFNP superintendent named

Rebecca R. Lasell, with 18 years land management experience, has been selected as the new Superintendent of Kenai Fjords National Park. She replaces Jeff Mow, who left the superintendent position...

 

More Alaskans employed in fishing

More Alaskans are taking to the fishing life, as indicated by upward ticks in harvesting jobs for three years running. That’s according to the November Alaska Economic Trends by the state Labor...

 

Wallace "Skip" Elwood Fletcher

Seward resident, Wallace "Skip" Elwood Fletcher, 84, died at the Providence Seward Medical & Care Center on Nov. 21, 2013 due to complications of the heart. A memorial service will be held at 2...

 

Angels ready for giving

The local fire departments' Angel Tree program aims to get gifts to those who youngsters and elders who could use a little extra holiday cheer. Visitors to the Seward Utility Counter in city hall can...

 
 By LOG Staff    Local    November 28, 2013

Rapidly changing weather whiplashes drivers all over Southcentral Alaska

Warming weather Friday ushered in freezing rain on bare ground and roads in the Seward area. It was a potent combination that put vehicles in off the road and in ditches from Nash Road to Anchorage....

 

1939: People take to skates finding Second Lake ideal

From the Seward Gateway, Nov. 14, 1939 The skating season opened with a bang over the weekend. The cold snap made the ice on Second lake perfectly safe and smooth. Sunday afternoon the lake was...

 

Turn Back the Pages

Nov. 28, 1974 The Seward Phoenix LOG Expansion project clouded by claim of prior land option – There was some good news and some bad news at the City Council meeting Monday night. The good news was that the new city engineering firm advises...

 

Back When...

The first lifeboat is dispatched from the foundering SS Yukon. The Canadian-flagged passenger vessel broke up after grounding on rocks near the head of Resurrection Bay on Feb. 4. 1946. According to...

 

Out & About - Nov. 28, 2013

Send listings for Out & About to editor@theSewardPhoenixLOG.com. SHS drama hits, Seahawks take break Seward High School Drama Productions presents Acting Can Be Murder for three 7 p.m. showings on Tuesday Dec. 3, Wednesday Dec. 4 and Thursday Dec....

 

Mural society receives support funding

Seward Mural Society accepted a check from from Holland America in support of the murals that were painted in September during the Seward Music and Arts Festival. In the photo are (back, from left)...

 

Calendar - Nov. 28, 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. 28 - Thanksgiving Groups and organizations may cancel their meetings or events for...

 

Captain's Mast - Nov. 28, 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. Nov. 18 05:20 - Individual reported an alarm sounding at the AVTEC Applied...

 

Middle Schoolers raise funds for trip

Anna Storle and Julia Lindberg sell goods at a stand at Safeway that Anna Storle, her mother Angel, and grandmother Carol Shumway baked up as a fundraiser for the Seward Middle School Choir trip to...

 

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