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 Local    December 18, 2014 

Holiday Break, see you in the new year

Happy Holidays We hope you have a joyous holiday season and take the time to reflect upon all the good things in your life. We encourage you to share your blessings with those around you, and to...

 
 By Annette Shacklett    Local    December 11, 2014

Down, but not out

M/V Spirit of Adventure sits upended at the end of the dock where the big boats live. Sometime during the night Friday, the Major Marine tour boat took on water and the stern sank to the bottom of...

 
 By Annette Shacklett    Local    December 11, 2014

Vision of coordinated transportation coming together

A huge step in coordinating public transportation in Seward happened last week when the representative of the Community Transportation Association of America (CTAA) met with the Seward Coordinated Transportation Committee (CTC) to put the vision toge...

 
 By Annette Shacklett    Local    December 11, 2014

SeaView enhances quality of life for many

This story is part of a series of stories on The Giving Season in Seward. Many organizations gather much of their donations at this time of year. If you know an organization that you believe should be included in the series, contact The LOG at...

 
 Local    December 11, 2014

The Giving Season: Wish List

Following are organizations that accept contributions of money, volunteer time and/or other resources. Contact the LOG at editor@TheSewardPhoenixLOG.com or 224-4888 to add an organization to this list. Angel Tree - Help the Seward Fire Department...

 
 Local    December 11, 2014

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 By Annette Shacklett    Local    December 4, 2014

Local wares featured at holiday fair

It’s already that time – holiday shopping in Seward. One of the big shopping events is the Holiday Arts and Crafts Fair at the ARRC Cruise Ship Terminal from 5 to 9 p.m. Friday and 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday. Entry for shoppers is free. The...

 
 By Annette Shacklett    Local    December 4, 2014

Giving that lasts forever

This story is part of a series of stories on The Giving Season in Seward. Many organizations gather much of their donations at this time of year. If you know an organization that you believe should be included in the series, contact The LOG at...

 
 By Annette Shacklett    Local    December 4, 2014

Local wares featured at holiday fair

It’s already that time – holiday shopping in Seward. One of the big shopping events is the Holiday Arts and Crafts Fair at the ARRC Cruise Ship Terminal from 5 to 9 p.m. Friday and 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday. Entry for shoppers is free. The...

 
 By Melissa DeVaughn    Local    December 4, 2014

'Dead Reckoning' author to share commercial fishing stories

The LOG caught up with Dave Atcheson, author of “Dead Reckoning, Navigating a Life on the Last Frontier, Courting Tragedy on its High Seas,” on Monday, at Kenai Peninsula College, where he works. Atcheson, 50, will be in Seward next week to read...

 
 Local    December 4, 2014

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 By Annette Shacklett    Local    November 27, 2014

Pantry insists people won't go hungry

This story begins a series of stories on the Giving Season in Seward. Many organizations gather much of their donations at this time of year. Seward is one giving town. If someone is in need, Sewardites respond with both time and money. The He Will...

 
 By Annette Shacklett    Local    November 27, 2014

Angels abound in Seward, taking care of their own

This time of year the angels come out in Seward. They hang from Christmas trees in area businesses, each one of them advertising a child’s holiday wish list. Those residents who pluck a name off the tree then provide a gift for a child become...

 
 By Annette Shacklett    Local    November 27, 2014

Legion delivers Thanksgiving

Most folks celebrate Thanksgiving with family and friends. But some work at the hospital, Alaska SeaLife Center or the gas station. The American Legion post makes sure they all have a Thanksgiving dinner. On Thanksgiving American Legion Post #5...

 
 Local    November 27, 2014

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 By Annette Shacklett    Local    November 20, 2014

Turkeys delivered all over Alaska

Hundreds of families have a Thanksgiving turkey because of Jeanie Greene's big heart. Most go to Alaska villages. Some are given as far away as Kentucky. Others are given close to home in Seward....

 
 By Melissa DeVaughn    Local    November 20, 2014

Pacing his future

Michael Marshall, the youngest of the Marshall running family in Seward, has signed with Black Hills State University in Spearfish, S.D. He will run on the cross-country, and indoor and outdoor track teams. He follows in his older brother’s...

 
 By Annette Shacklett    Local    November 20, 2014

Bacon continues as Bear Creek fire chief

Connie (Elde) Bacon will continue as the chief of Bear Creek Fire Department after a recommendation by the borough mayor and a unanimous vote of support for his decision by the Bear Creek Fire Service Area board on Nov. 11. Bacon was installed as...

 
 Local    November 20, 2014

Moose Pass man marks 50 years with ARRC

Railroad track repairer and board member Jack Burton recently passed the half-century mark as an employee of Alaska Railroad Corp. Railroad leadership recognized Burton’s extraordinary tenure with a salute during the ARRC Board of Directors...

 
 Local    November 20, 2014

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 By Annette Shacklett    Local    November 13, 2014

City looking cleaner, tidier

Seward is looking cleaner and tidier these days. Hulk vehicles are hauled away, messy looking yards are cleaned up and abandoned buildings secured. City of Seward administration started working on the cleanup late this summer and contracted with...

 
 By Melissa DeVaughn    Local    November 13, 2014

Sole swimmer

Sasha Hamner had a lot on her mind as she headed to the 1-2-3A ASAA State Swim and Dive Championships in Anchorage last week. As the sole representative of the Seward High Seahawks swim team, she wanted to represent well. As a senior, she wanted to...

 
 Local    November 13, 2014

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 By Annette Shackett    Local    November 6, 2014

Micciche, Chenault return to Juneau

Peter Micciche (R) is the East Kenai Peninsula’s new state senator. At press time Wednesday morning, Micciche had 76 percent of the votes in Tuesday’s election to Eric Treider’s 24 percent. After last year’s redistricting, the East Kenai...

 
 By Annette Shacklett    Local    November 6, 2014

City, ARRC land swap advances

Annette Shacklett LOG Editor The City of Seward is moving forward on a land swap with Alaska Railroad Corp. of parcels in the Small Boat Harbor area. City council on Oct. 27 approved a resolution to sell to ARRC city-owned property that is currently...

 

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