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Begich asks for help with coal facility

Sen. Mark Begich has asked Gov. Sean Parnell to assist in resolving the work stoppage at Usibelli Coal’s dock operations at the Seward Coal Loading Facility. The facility has ceased operations...

 

Grant awarded to railroad for expansion planning

The Seward Marine Industrial Complex is one step closer to a reality now that the Alaska Railroad had been awarded $2.5 million for planning funds related to its planned dock expansion, said a release from Sen. Mark Begich’s office last week. The...

 

What's coal got to do with it?

In 2009, at the urging of Seward resident and Sierra Club working member Russ Maddox, the environmental group Alaska Community Action on Toxics began a crusade to address coal dust and what they felt was unhealthy air quality at the Seward Coal...

 
 By Fern Greenbank    Local    July 24, 2014

RBCA air study results released

The Resurrection Bay Conservation Alliance, Community Action Against Toxins and Global Community Monitoring, released the results of their collaborative air quality testing study last week. The...

 
 By Fern Greenbank    Local    July 3, 2014

Chinese vessel sparks port, dock policy review

The issue of rat infestation and the potential damage to wildlife, human health and the Alaska economy has been raised after Coast Guard officials were alerted by some concerned resident to a Chinese...

 

Turn Back the Pages

Jan. 15, 1987 The Seward Phoenix LOG All cargo dock proposed – By next spring there may be a new all cargo dock capable of handling any barge up to 400 feet. The dock would be constructed at a cost not to exceed $100,000. That’s right! A new...

 

Coal keeps Seward in the black

With delays in permitting for new facilities along the West Coast, Seward remains one of a handful of North American Pacific ports shipping coal to world markets. In the new year, Mike Hanson,...

 

Turn Back the Pages

July 30, 1992 The Seward Phoenix LOG Parking violators will see $25 fine – Just about everyone has an idea of how to improve parking congestion in the boat harbor area. Many believe the $25 fine being imposed by the city is too stiff. But despite t...

 

Railroad cutbacks miss Seward

The Alaska Railroad Corporation announced significant cutbacks last week as part of a corporate restructuring effort based on a $45 million downturn since 2011. ARRC primarily attributes the budget...

 

2012 Year in Review, Part 4

October Three city council members reelected On Oct. 2, three city council members were reelected to their council seats. Jean Bardarson, Marianna Keil and Ristine Casagranda were held the top counts...

 
 By LOG Staff    Local    December 20, 2012

Taipei delegation tours Seward

Taipei, Taiwan is reaching out to Alaska. As the political, economic and cultural center of Taiwan, Taipei is also a port city with a long tradition of overseas trade. Currently the harbor is...

 

Lack of demand slows coal shipping

The familiar sound of the coal train whistle, followed by its screeching loads of heavily-laden coal cars, pushed and pulled along by a phalanx of diesel engines, will become less frequent in Seward...

 

KPBE implements new gift policy

Correction: Coal was not included in the goodie bags given to Seward Elementary students on a field trip to the Aurora Energy Services coal facility in February 2011, as originally reported in this...

 
 By LOG Staff    Local    October 18, 2012

Seward’s top notch port attracts vessels of all sorts

In just four days last week the Port of Seward saw a variety of vessels in port for work, repairs, loading and unloading, and recreation. The Coast Guard vessels Maple and Sycamore were in port for...

 
 By Heidi Zemach    Local    July 5, 2012

Putting Seward on the map at World Expo in South Korea

Former Seward Mayor Willard Dunham managed to attend the opening of the world’s largest trade fair in South Korea, and feels he didn’t disappoint. As Seward’s “ambassador,” with city...

 

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