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SMS putting out call for painters to help with mural

The Seward Mural Society is putting out a call for volunteers to help with the completion of its latest mural project. The SMS is thrilled with this year’s beautiful design of two very large puffins by Master Artist Liza McElroy. When finished, thi...

 

'Captain's Mast' - Aug. 28, 2014

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. August 9 15:19 Alaska State Troopers requested an officer to the RV park behind...

 

Primary Election Results

Seward/Lowell Point Precinct Results US Senator (ADL Ballot) Mark Begich: 167 William “Bill” Bryk: 4 Mark S. Fish: 1 Zachary A. Kile: 2 Scott A. Kohlhaas: 1 Vic Kohring: 12 Thom M. Walker: 8 US Senator (R Ballot) John M. Jaramillo: 8 Joe Miller:...

 

Voters have few choices in local primaries

Few choices for the Alaska Legislature face voters in the August primary or the November general election. However, the primary will include plenty of party nomination choices for federal and state...

 

2013 Year In Review

The LOG looks back through the pages of 2013. Click on headline to read full story......

 

Friendship mural unveiled

The art delegates have returned from Obihiro with a special warmth that comes from the bonding of cultures and making new friends. Fascinating are the stories they tell of their 13 days in Obihiro...

 

New council gets to work

Newly elected City of Seward councilor David Squires was the missing link to a quorum as he was sworn in Monday to make the evening's regular meeting a legitimate affair. The council was put on notice...

 

Council postpones tariffs, schedules appointment

Several substantial agenda items occupied the final meeting of the current lineup of Seward City Council members. One was the amendment of port and harbor tariff regulations, and associated rate...

 

Election results leave council seat open

A canvassing board spent Monday afternoon reviewing absentee and anomalous ballots, but as the numbers changed in the final tally for the Oct. 1 City of Seward election, the rankings were unaffected....

 

Bardarson elected mayor, Squires new councilor

Correction and elaboration: In the story entitled “Bardarson elected mayor, Squires new councilor “ published in the Oct. 3 Seward Phoenix LOG it was stated that Seward Mayor-elect Jean Bardarson...

 

Mayor's Race

Two lifetime Seward residents and local business owners are running for the city office of mayor at the election to be held Oct. 1. The candidates along with four people running for three regular...

 

Coal smoke confronts council

The second of two stinks recently raised in the Seward area was a subject of public comment at the Sept. 9 City of Seward council meeting. The scent in question was that of burning coal, a practice...

 

Obihiro guests and Alaska dignitaries join Founder's Day crowd

The City of Seward’s Founder’s Day celebration brought together a delegation of community officials from Japanese sister city Obihiro with City of Seward council members and a large number of...

 

Council welcomes Obihiro dignitaries

The Seward City Council welcomed officials from Seward’s Japanese sister city, Obihiro at their regular meeting on Monday. The delegation of four arrived to a group of Sewardites bearing a...

 

Two file for mayor, four for council

Jean Bardarson and Tim McDonald are the opposing candidates for City of Seward mayor this fall. The present mayor, David Seaward, declined to enter the race and there were no other entrants by the 5...

 

Asphalt plant, airport top city issues

Airport The City of Seward administration has publicly weighed in on repeated flooding of Seward Airport and the recent closure of Seward’s main airport runway by the Alaska Department of...

 
 By Wolfgang Kurtz    Local    July 25, 2013

Airport downgraded, bed tax restated

After closing the main runway at Seward Airport on June 19 due to flooding, the Alaska Department of Transportation reopened it on July 5 with significant restrictions. In making his report to Seward...

 
 By Heidi Zemach    Local    July 25, 2013

Obihiro exchange teens on their way

Ten days filled with amazing Alaska activities and adventures awaits three 16-year-old teenage girls from Seward’s sister city, Obihiro, Japan, their two adult chaperones, the host families and othe...

 
 By Wolfgang Kurtz    Local    July 11, 2013

Council meets in shadow of 4th of July

All the results aren’t in but City of Seward administration reported at Monday’s city council meeting that city campgrounds and parking were operating at capacity over the 4th of July holiday....

 
 By Wolfgang Kurtz    Local    June 27, 2013

Council looks at taxes, budgets and audits

Mayor David Seaward continues to attempt to provoke a broader discussion on city revenues as most of his fellow council members embrace the status quo. At this Monday’s Seward City Council meeting...

 
 By Wolfgang Kurtz    Local    June 13, 2013

City Council: No new taxes

City of Seward Mayor David Seaward and Councilor Bob Valdatta were the only two votes in favor of putting a property tax increase to an advisory vote during the upcoming fall elections. During the...

 
 By Wolfgang Kurtz    Local    May 30, 2013

City council faces retirement, taxes, providence

Citizen comments by local businessman Tom Tougas presaged consideration of tax proposals forwarded by Mayor David Seaward as part of the Seward City Council meeting Monday. Tougas stated vehement...

 

Replica of Obihiro mural to be dedicated

The small version of the mural that will be installed in Obihiro this fall is being placed in Seward this week. The design for “Friendship Across Water” goes to Seward’s sister city in Japan...

 
 By Wolfgang Kurtz    Local    April 25, 2013

City council postpones code change hearings

Seward’s City Manager Jim Hunt and Assistant City Manager Ron Long were absent from the Seward City Council regular meeting Monday along with Councilor Jean Bardarson. They are engaged in a...

 

Mural project heads to Obihiro

Seward’s Obihiro Mural Committee hashes out details of the up-coming project. The City of Seward is presenting a mural to its sister city, Obihiro, Japan. The project involves taking a design and...

 

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