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Seward Ship's wants pay for extra ferry work

The Alaska Marine Highways System ferry M/V Tustumena checked into Seward Ship's for drydock repairs in November 2012 and, after numerous delays, it seemed like it would never leave. The vessel...

 
 By Heidi Zemach    Arts    December 5, 2013

Arts and crafts fair kicks off holidays

People can get into the spirit of the season and support talented craftspeople all in one location. Seward's Holiday Arts and Crafts Fair returns to the Alaska Railroad Cruise Ship Terminal Friday...

 
 By LOG Staff    Local    December 5, 2013

Angels check in throughout Seward

The Seward Branch of First National Bank of Alaska was one the of the first of seven locations throughout Seward to feature the 2013 issue of Angel Tree cutouts. Well wishers can do more than just...

 
 By LOG Staff    Features    December 5, 2013

Winter sunrises fall later

A light fog roils over the surface of the small boat harbor at Z Float as Resurrection Bay steams in the crisp morning air. Terns and ducks are late risers just ahead of the sunrise and join...

 

Rocking the Boat

The following is from the editorial page of the Dec. 4, 1975 Seward Phoenix LOG. “Why haven’t we been doing this every year?” and “It’s a wonderful idea,” seem to be general flavor of comments about the upcoming First Annual Christmas...

 

Future generations deserve our best

Happy Holidays and Christmas Friends and neighbors, My best wishes and thanks to those 23.5 percent, of the 400 or so who voted, and their families for that vote of confidence in the last mayoral contest between myself and Jean, who is now mayor. I...

 

Seward man faces pollution conviction

A man accused of polluting in the City of Seward small boat harbor was convicted on three different charges last week after a two-day trial before a local jury. Allen McCarty, the local agent for the...

 
 By Heidi Zemach    Arts    December 5, 2013

Visiting musicians help students take off

Amanda Kerr and Dan Booth, two professional folk musicians living in Virginia, formerly of Anchorage, visited Seward for three days this week while in Anchorage visiting their parents. They were kept...

 

IPHC decides quotas this week

Will Alaska’s halibut catches be cut again next year? That’s the big question as the industry braces for the International Pacific Halibut Commission’s interim meeting this week in Seattle. By...

 
 By LOG Staff    Local    December 5, 2013

Angels, polar bears keep Gage jumping

Jonathan Gage is a busy man this season between his day job at the Alaska SeaLife Center, a November promotion to Fire Captain at the Seward Volunteer Fire Department and his lead role in the local fire departments Angel Tree Program. Not to mention...

 
 By LOG Staff    Local    December 5, 2013

Anemic winter aids construction

Construction for a new hangar at the airport, the replacement of D float, the construction of a new SMIC washdown pad, and siding and finish work at the new AVTEC dorms and Bear Creek Community...

 
 By LOG Staff    Sports    December 5, 2013

Seahawks basketball kicks off with first practice

New faces as well as returning athletes are put through their paces by Coach Curtis Berry as he gets the Seahawks basketball season off to a running start. Describing techniques, pantomiming moves...

 
 By LOG Staff    Features    December 5, 2013

Shop cat's last hurrah

Sadly, a nameless kitty that had befriended many in the community passed away over the weekend. Known as the shop cat, she has spent the last six years as floor, and under the floor, manager at...

 
 By LOG Staff    Features    December 5, 2013

Turn Back the Pages

Dec. 7, 1989 The Seward Phoenix LOG Bar ordinance easily survives the challenge vote – Seward’s bars will close at 2 a.m. starting Dec. 12, following a solid vote to reject a bid by owners to knock down an ordinance that sets limits on bar...

 
 By LOG Staff    Features    December 5, 2013

Back When...

In the summer of 1904 a man and child stroll along the railroad pier, still under construction, at the end of Seward's main street. Almost a year after the steamer Santa Ana landed Seward's founders...

 

Out & About - Dec. 5, 2013

Send listings for Out & About to editor@theSewardPhoenixLOG.com. Students put on last show tonight The Seward High School dramatists present the last of three nights of “Acting can be Murder” tonight at 7 p.m., Seward High School Auditorum. Door...

 
 By LOG Staff    Calendar    December 5, 2013

Calendar - Dec. 5, 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, Dec. 5 Noon to 1 p.m., SeaView Community Services Board, Seaview Plaza, 302 Railway. 3 to...

 

Captain's Mast - Dec. 5, 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. 23 00:59 - Vanessa Jimmie was pulled over at Fourth and Van Buren. Jimmie...

 
 By LOG Staff    Features    December 5, 2013

Weather Permitting - Dec. 5, 2013

[Temps corrected 12/6/2013 -Ed] SEWARD WEATHER HIGHLOWPRECIP.WINDGUST Nov. 27373301031 Nov. 28301901938 Nov. 29191201844 Nov. 30181202148 Dec. 1211602143 Dec. 2251601330 Dec. 3271408- Recorded at...

 
 By LOG Staff    Local    December 5, 2013

Community celebrates life of Seward pioneer

Correction: The names of those who gave eulogies has been corrected. The Seward High School Auditorium was filled to overflowing on Saturday afternoon as the community turned out to join with the...

 

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