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 Business    September 18, 2014 

Sign of the times

LOG advertising rep Wolfgang Kurtz hangs a gift from the new publisher, Alaska Adventure Media. The LOG officially has a presence on Fourth Street....

 
 Business    September 4, 2014

New NAPA Owners!

To welcome customers, the new owners of the NAPA auto parts store, Nolan and DeeAnna Compton, offered hot dogs and cold drinks Sunday and had a steady stream of customers take advantage of the...

 
 Business    September 4, 2014

Ode to cinnamon rolls

The bakery, located in the Ranting Raven on Fourth Street, has been serving up innovative baked goods for more than 20 years. At the end of September, the bakery will close, though the Ranting Raven...

 
 By Callib Carver    Business    July 24, 2014

Personal Pooch Pro

"I prefer to think of myself as the Jillian Michaels of dog sitting," Heidi Sinclair jokes as we begin what is her second hike of the day, up the Lost Lake trail. Sinclair is no stranger to trails in...

 
 By Wolfgang Kurtz    Business    May 1, 2014

Art blooms early in Seward

New businesses have popped up like little flowers all over Seward and are joining veteran merchants to showcase art and artists as Memorial Day weekend, and the visitor season, nears. While the first...

 
 By Heidi Zemach    Business    April 17, 2014

CIRI welcomes new executive chef to Seward

CIRI Alaska Tourism Corporation is getting ready to reopen its Seward area lodges and dining establishments in time for the upcoming tourist season, May 16. CIRI has hired another experienced Alaska...

 
 Business    April 17, 2014

Major Marine tops in tourism

Seward's Major Marine Tours took home the Member of the Year award from Visit Anchorage's "Seymour Awards" at a banquet to honor the Best in Alaska Tourism on Saturday. Presenter Josh Howes and...

 
 By Heidi Zemach    Business    March 13, 2014

Bakery to open in historic train depot

Seward is getting a new bakery downtown inside the old Alaska Railroad Depot, a national historic landmark near the Alaska SeaLife Center, with unobstructed scenic views of Resurrection Bay and the...

 
 By Wolfgang Kurtz    Business    March 6, 2014

Carrier loads coal in Seward on maiden voyage

The Crimson Monarch arrived Saturday to take on a load of Alaska coal bound for Chile. The Singapore-flagged large bulk carrier with a crew of 19 out of India sailed straight for Seward from the...

 
 By Wolfgang Kurtz    Business    February 27, 2014

Council considers mobile merchant permits

The Seward City Council took a new look at transient and mobile merchants at a Monday work session prompted by councilor Marianna Keil. The issue of unfair competition from mobile vendors has long...

 
 By Wolfgang Kurtz    Business    January 30, 2014

Local clinic makes room for change

(Correction: The medical clinic which Providence Alaska operates in Seward will close its doors on Feb. 14, per the request of the City and the SCHC Board of Directors.) While Providence Seward turns...

 
 By Wolfgang Kurtz    Business    January 30, 2014

Chamber puts on the Ritz at awards

This year the Seward Chamber of Commerce turned its annual Community Awards into something a more formal and engaging. In years past, the ceremony was attended well enough at low key mid-day...

 
 By Wolfgang Kurtz    Business    October 17, 2013

Open for Business - Oct. 17, 2013

Seward is a melting pot of Alaska business. When considering how Seward fits into the state’s economic growth and where, in particular, it stands out, it is important to contemplate the history and...

 
 By Wolfgang Kurtz    Business    October 10, 2013

Open for Business - Oct. 10, 2013

In the fall, the four winds converge on Resurrection Bay to wash away the memories of summer and replace them with the anticipation of winter. Every year, visitors arrive in the area with the...

 
 By Wolfgang Kurtz    Business    October 3, 2013

Open for business - Oct. 3, 2013

The morning air is crisp and the sun rises a little later each day upon the storefronts of Seward merchants. The crowds of the summer have subsided to the colors of fall and the challenges of...

 
 By LOG Staff    Business    September 19, 2013

Open for business - Sept. 19, 2013

One way to encourage a focus on repeat business by local customers is by encouraging the use of gifts cards. Finding ways to get gift cards and coupons into the pockets of travellers promotes Seward...

 
 Business    September 12, 2013

White Sails in the Sunset

There are still sailing days left on the calendar, but the celebrants at Sailing Inc. called an end to summer Sunday with a celebration of the season past. Live music, refreshments and a taco bar...

 
 By Wolfgang Kurtz    Business    September 12, 2013

Eddy's 11th Annual Car Show employs 'The Force'

The 11th annual Eddy’s Car Show, a rain or shine event, got off to a slow start with Saturday’s morning drizzle, but as contestants and oglers drifted into the Bear Creek RV Park, the weather...

 
 By Heidi Zemach    Business    September 5, 2013

Red's extends burger season

The new owners of Red’s Burgers stand, at the corner of Seward Highway and 302 Van Buren St., had a good first season this summer thanks to the sunny weather, changes in the menu and cooks, and...

 
 Business    September 5, 2013

Open for business - Sept. 5, 2013

As far as the Seward business calendar goes, spring seems to fade in slowly until it suddenly erupts in full bloom. In contrast, September is somewhat more consistent, more in line with the sense of...

 
 By LOG Staff    Business    August 29, 2013

Open for business - Aug. 29, 2013

First Friday has been a vivid success, painting a picture of Seward’s creative community and bringing visitors and local patrons into shops around town. With the participation of local business,...

 
 By Wolfgang Kurtz    Business    August 22, 2013

Open for business - Aug. 22, 2013

The contests and crowds of the summer subside to the colors of fall and the challenges of readying for Seward’s other season. Seward was founded in this part of the year and almost immediately pione...

 
 By Heidi Zemach    Business    August 15, 2013

Seward girl turns profit with scarves

This summer, freckle-faced red-headed Seward youngster Lydia Jacoby is learning what it is to be a entrepreneur at 9 years of age. She learned how to crochet beautiful twisty scarves from her aunt...

 
 By LOG Staff    Business    August 15, 2013

Open for Business - Aug. 15, 2013

It’s high noon on the high seas as anglers duke it out with hefty silvers and giant halibut. Charter operators are evenly matched in a battle of the swells. The Small Boat Harbor teems with people...

 

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