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 Features    September 11, 2014

Lifesavers

Seward Mayor Jean Bardarson recognized Ronn and Jill Hemstock and Stephanie Cronin Monday night at the city council meeting for heroic CPR measures they performed on a Seward resident in distress,...

 
 Features    September 11, 2014

Ahoy Mexico!

Put on your most colorful coat and line the dock to greet the Mexican Navy Tall Ship Cuauhtémoc arrive in dramatic fashion or better yet, give your boat a spin around the harbor to welcome our...

 
 By Fern Greenbank    Features    July 31, 2014

It's a boy!

It's official. The city of Seward has a new resident. The Alaska SeaLife Center confirms that a male Stellar lion pup was born to 14-year-old mom Eden and 21-year-old dad Woody, a big attraction at...

 
 Features    July 24, 2014

Sikuliaq sighting!

The Phoenix LOG's new friend and vessel photographer, Kenneth Borg, caught a glimpse of Sikuliaq ported in Cleveland this week! The research vessel is expected to arrive in Seward for a grand...

 
 By Dot Bardarson    Features    July 17, 2014

If Dot can get zipped, so can you

Its incongruous. Why would anyone ever want to do that? Well, there are the thrill seekers, and it certainly is thrilling. There are the sightseers, and the view from high up in the trees is...

 
 Features    June 26, 2014

Weather Permitting - June 26, 2014

A float plane in Moose Pass and kids create a picture postcard image....

 
 Features    June 19, 2014

Turn Back the Pages – June 16, 1994

June 16, 1994 The Seward Phoenix LOG Sea Life Center plans unveiled – Billed as a pioneer in modern marine research facilities worldwide, designers of the Alaska Sea Life Center unveiled their conceptual drawings of both the research and public edu...

 
 Features    June 19, 2014

Sweet Memories

Lifelong Seward resident, Sanna LeVan, remembers her father's bakery on Fourth Avenue fondly. Her father, Sol J. Urie, started the Seward Bakery in the 1930s where he produced "world famous"...

 
 Features    June 19, 2014

Weather Permitting - June 19, 2014

Last week, the Peninsula Oilers rolled into town to provide training and tips to local Little Leaguers....

 
 Features    June 12, 2014

Turn Back the Pages – June 15, 1989

June 15, 1989 The Seward Phoenix LOG City plan to move boat lift under fire – Plans by the City to move its 50-ton travel lift out of the Small Boat Harbor across the bay ran into heavy opposition during the council session Monday. As a result,...

 
 Features    June 12, 2014

Takin' a break

Life in the early frontier days of Seward with workers taking a break outside of tent accommodations in early spring circa 1905-1910. As locally produced lumber became available on a larger scale and...

 
 Features    June 12, 2014

Weather Permitting - June 12, 2014

Water drips but doesn't fall much as a pretty dry summer persists in the Seward area. Without much winter precipitation or snowpack, chasing waterfalls in the Seward area may provide diminishing...

 
 Features    June 5, 2014

Beyond the end of the road

Pedestrians and pooches share the more or less one lane of Lowell Point Road with RVs and local traffic on a Sunday afternoon. Heavily travelled, especially during summer, the dusty and pothole...

 
 Features    June 5, 2014

Turn Back the Pages – June 2, 1977

June 2, 1977 The Seward Phoenix LOG New high school construction goes at rapid pace – Construction of the new Seward High School facility has seen considerable progress since it resumed with Spring. Concrete is being poured for the first floor of...

 
 Features    June 5, 2014

Young ladies' depot promenade

Seward women enjoying a summer outing outside an Alaska Central Railroad depot in Seward circa 1913. Prolific Seward photographer Sylvia Sexton captured many scenes from the early days of the...

 
 Features    June 5, 2014

Weather Permitting - June 5, 2014

Working horses take a day off out of last week's heavy rain. Much like other seasonal workers, this labor pool for Bardy's Trail Rides sees a lot of hours under the saddle over the summer. With sunny...

 
 By Lee Poleske    Features    May 29, 2014

SHS Construction

Construction of the current Seward High School was underway in May 1977. The building was completed in the summer of 1978 and went into use with the beginning of the 1978 school year. The formal...

 
 Features    May 29, 2014

Turn Back the Pages – May 27, 1987

May 27, 1987 The Seward Phoenix LOG Logging plans criticized – Seward area residents turned out in force Thursday night to voice their opposition to a borough proposal which may bring large-scale logging operations to about four square miles of...

 
 Features    May 29, 2014

Weather Permitting - May 29, 2014

Faculty and staff wave goodbye to departing students at Seward Elementary as they scatter to the four winds. Far from the dog days of summer, the last days of school arrived for Seward youth in an...

 
 By Heidi Zemach    Features    May 22, 2014

Cool tools make better lives

One of the round tables at the Seward Senior Center was covered with gadgets designed to help people see or hear more clearly, or even get a better grip on their paint brush. Maggie Cisco, a...

 
 Features    May 22, 2014

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...

 
 By Lee Poleske    Features    May 22, 2014

Prom decorating 1967

Students decorate for the Seward High School prom in May 1967. The prom was held in the gym of the Seward Elementary School on Fourth Avenue. That building is no longer standing; the site is now...

 
 Features    May 22, 2014

SFD volunteers spiffy up

Seward Fire Department volunteers gave the downtown station a makeover including the installation of a chainsaw carved mascot. The iconic station bell was also moved to a new foundation near the...

 
 Features    May 22, 2014

Weather Permitting - May 22, 2014

Seagulls on the tide await the next landing of commercial fishing vessels at Resurrection Bay Seafoods. As the days slip effortlessly into summer, traffic of both the avian and piscine varieties is...

 
 Features    May 15, 2014

Map puts viewers in middle

A walk in and walk on map put surveyors in stockings as it carpeted the large community room at the Seward Community Library Museum during a visit by staff from the Anchorage Museum on Saturday. The...

 

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