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 By Tommy Wells    Sports    August 31, 2017

Foldager-Strabel sprints to Lost Lake Run win

Denali Foldager-Strabel continued to prove to everyone she is among the top long-distance runners in the country this past weekend by winning the Lost Lake Run title. The Seward native won the women’s division by more than a minute despite a sloppy...

 

Captain's Mast

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. Aug. 9 0121 - The night auditor from the Hotel Seward reported AK/LIC JDV548 with...

 
 By Tommy Wells    Local    May 11, 2017

Omnibus bill includes funding for key projects

After weeks of political posturing, threats and negotiations, President Donald Trump and the members of the U.S. Senate came to terms on an omnibus bill that will fund the federal government through the remainder of the 2017 fiscal year last week....

 

Bear safety class set for May 12

The Kenai Fjords National Park and the Seward Ranger District of the Chugach National Forest will be presenting a hands-on bear safety class for area residents on May 12. The class, which will include training on the proper usage of bear spray, will...

 

SeaLife Center makes leadership awards

The Alaska SeaLife Center has presented its Alaska Ocean Leadership Awards for 2016. The center makes the awards annual to individuals and organizations that have made significant contributions to the awareness and sustainability of the state’s...

 

Seward's Christmas tree lit in Washington D.C.

The Lutz spruce cut near Seward in October and hauled across the country, was decorated and lit at the U.S. Capitol last week. A contingent of Alaskans attended the lighting ceremony on the west...

 

Lutz spruce from Seward arrives on Capitol lawn

Lutz spruce from Seward arrives on Capitol lawn ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — The Capitol Lawn is now home to a Lutz spruce from near Seward. This is the first Capitol Christmas tree to come from the country’s 49th state, The Alaska Public Radio...

 

Tree felled, starts trip to nation's capitol

The spirit of Christmas came to Seward early this year. On Tuesday a consortium of groups came together to cut down the tree chosen for this year's U.S. Capitol Christmas Tree. Following the cutting,...

 

Area tree heads to Capitol for Christmas

A little more national attention will be on Seward this year when the national Capitol is graced with a Christmas Tree from the Seward Ranger District of Chugach National Forest. The 74-foot Lutz...

 

USFS building sale in the works

The USDA Forest Service is asking for the public's comments on a plan to sell the Ranger District building and lot in downtown Seward. Selling the building is part of a plan to realign and enhance...

 

Turn Back the Pages – May 17, 1987

May 17, 1987 The Seward Phoenix LOG Council Favors Ballpark Lands Stay Recreational - Officers of the local Little League organization asked the City Council at Monday night’s special meeting, if the land upon which the two existing ball parks are...

 

Turn Back the Pages – April 7, 1977

April 7, 1977 The Seward Phoenix LOG Public Forum heard Sewardites last Thursday – The Alaska Public Forum visited Seward Thursday evening, March 31 to get ideas and suggestions from area people on how state government should plan for management...

 

Out & About - March 6, 2014

Send listings for Out & About to editor@theSewardPhoenixLOG.com. Affordable care assistance available Tina Wegener of Peninsula Community Health Services will be at the Seward Senior Center from...

 

Rocking the Boat

The following is from the editorial page of the March 1, 1990 Seward Phoenix LOG. GIVE ‘EM HELL HERMAN... Seward living legend Herman Leirer ambled up to the microphone at the Council session Monday and told the council he wants them to tell the De...

 

Out & About - Jan. 30, 2014

Send listings for Out & About to editor@theSewardPhoenixLOG.com. Flaunt wits with debate team Seward High School’s Debate and Forensics Team presents a Showcase/Skirmish for the community starting at 5:30 p.m. today. This event is open to the publi...

 

CNF's D'Amico moves on

Ruth D'Amico, a fish technician who has been permanent seasonal employee of the Chugach National Forest for the last 12 years was honored at her going-away party Sunday night at the Moose Pass...

 
 By LOG Staff    Features    January 2, 2014

2013 Year In Review

The LOG looks back through the pages of 2013. Click on headline to read full story... - July - Slow and steady wins the race Three Anchorage women in their late 60s and mid-70s who call themselves the Alaska Mountain Turtles, were in Seward last...

 

Trappers, pet owners create risk

[A correction appears in italics at the bottom of this story - Ed.] A hands-off policy by regulatory agencies and trappers looking for convenience are the focus of one man's criticism of the current...

 

Turn Back the Pages

Dec. 23, 1993 The Seward Phoenix LOG Budget may force Seward to tighten belt – Seward’s city government would face a loss of nearly $280,000 in state aid in the 1995 state budget proposed by Gov. Walter Hickel last week, and altogether 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...

 

Federal shutdown comes to town

National Park Service personnel take unscheduled leave as the first federal government shutdown in 17 years furloughs dozens of public employees in the Seward area. Federal agencies including the...

 
 By Heidi Zemach    Local    October 3, 2013

Ideas expressed at USFS plan revision meeting

A team from the Chugach National Forest held a listening session for area residents Sept. 26 at the Seward Library Museum – one of eight that planners are holding in communities across the 5.4...

 

Out & About - Sept. 26, 2013

Send listings for Out & About to editor@theSewardPhoenixLOG.com. Chugach National Forest public meeting set This evening at the Seward Community Library Museum representatives from the U.S. Forest Service CNF will discuss findings and continue...

 

Ranger's career comes full circle

Tom Malecek gives the impression of a man who’s where he wants to be. That’s likely due to the fact that the new district ranger for the Seward Ranger District of the Chugach National Forest has...

 

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