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 By Ned Rozell    Local    February 11, 2016 

Cook Inlet Basin amplifies earthquake shaking

Millions of people live in dimples on the Earth's surface – often near the ocean, in lowlands between mountain peaks too rugged and cold. One of these global indentations, Cook Inlet Basin,...

 
 Local    February 11, 2016 

Seward Seahawk skiiers race in Anchorage

The Seward Seahawk cross country ski team traveled to Anchorage last weekend for a Grace Christian-sponsored meet on the Service High course. Coming up for the skiiers is the borough regional meet...

 
 Local    February 11, 2016 

Seward student nominated to academy

Joevahnta Usugan-Weddington of Seward has been nominated to the U.S. Merchant Marine Academy by both Sen. Lisa Murkowski and Rep. Don Young. U.S. Military Service Academy nominees are selected based on their academic record, extracurricular...

 
 Local    February 11, 2016 

Report shows air pollutants reduced in Sound

The Prince William Sound Regional Citizens’ Advisory Council recently commissioned a study to quantify how much less air pollution is emitted from tanker ships due to the use of low sulfur fuel. The study, by Starcrest Consulting Group, LLC,...

 
 Local    February 4, 2016

Seward man named to Top Forty Under 40 awards

Joseph Tougas, 30 of Seward, was named to the Alaska Journal of Commerce Top Forty Under 40 awards last week. Tougas is the owner and president of Catalyst Marine Engineering in Seward. “We have a tremendous class once again representing the best o...

 
 Local    February 4, 2016

Seahawk boys pick up win over Mariners

The Seahawk boys basketball was hot in Friday's game against the Homer Marniners, and won 83 to 49 in the conference game. The girls lost their game 32-59. This weekend is the Seahawk Classic at...

 
 Local    February 4, 2016

Dock replacement underway at small boat harbor

Several of the docks in the Seward Small Boat harbor are undergoing replacement this winter. The B, C and S docks are set to be replace by Turnagain Construction. Equipment is in place at the harbor...

 
 Local    February 4, 2016

Community awards announced

On Friday night the Seward Chamber of Commerce held its 2015 Community Awards at the AVTEC Culinary Banquet Hall catered by the Breeze Inn. Sue Magyar was named Person of the Year; Nicole Lawrence, Excellence in Profession; Vigor, Business Site...

 
 Local    February 4, 2016

AVTEC receives $5 million donation

Students training at AVTEC will soon benefit from new simulators and equipment donated by Superior Energy Services, Inc., the Alaska Department of Labor & Workforce Development announced last week. The donated equipment and software, valued at more...

 
 By Annette Shacklett    Local    January 28, 2016

Earthquake rattles Southcentral

It started with vibrating and progressed to shaking back and forth. It only lasted about a minute but it brought people all over Southcentral to alert. They awaited tsunami alarms which didn’t go...

 
 Local    January 28, 2016

Basketball season in full swing

Basketball teams of all ages are out on the court in practice and games. League play started for these youth in the Urbach's Youth Basketball league run by Seward Parks and Recreations. Also playing...

 
 Local    January 28, 2016

What to do in a quake or tsunami

The people of the East Kenai Peninsula either remember of have heard of the Good Friday earthquake and tsunamies of 1964 which brought Seward to its knees. That earthquake spurred research into the cause of quakes and the development of emergency...

 
 Local    January 28, 2016

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 By Annette Shacklett    Local    January 21, 2016

Jumpers leap into Bay to raise cancer funds

Costumed people, 86 of them, leaped into the Bay Saturday to raise about $122,000 for the American Cancer Society. It was the annual Seward Polar Bear Jump-off, and the fun and fundraising went on...

 
 By Annette Shacklett    Local    January 21, 2016

Ore mill coming to East Peninsula

A custom hard rock mill is coming to the Seward Mining District. Ed and Ann Ellis of Diamond Gold Corp. plan to build the mill along the Seward Highway corridor – Cooper Landing, Crown Point or...

 
 Local    January 21, 2016

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 By Annette Shacklett    Local    January 14, 2016

People ready to jump in Bay

Cancer support fundraiser is a weekend of fun Three days of fun and fundraising is planned for this weekend in Seward. It's Polar Bear Jumpoff weekend. Over 100 people who have collected pledges will...

 
 By Carol Griswold    Local    January 14, 2016

Bird counts high this year

The Seward Audubon Christmas Bird Count was postponed from Saturday to Sunday, Jan. 3 due to fierce weather. What a difference a day makes. Miraculously, Saturday's raging waters subsided to flat...

 
 Local    January 14, 2016

ARRC celebrates National Park Service centennial

The Alaska Railroad is celebrating the 2016 National Park Service centennial with a new eight-day itinerary visiting four of Alaska’s spectacular national parks. Alaska’s National Parks by Rail, includes visits to Gates of the Arctic National Par...

 
 Local    January 14, 2016

FNBA adds Tougas to board

Long-time Seward businessman Tom Tougas has joined First National Bank Alaska’s board of directors, the bank recently announced. Tougas’ history with the state’s tourism industry started in the 1970s as a tour bus driver while studying in...

 
 Local    January 14, 2016

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 By Annette Shacklett    Local    January 7, 2016

Citizens of the Century: The Urbach Family

Every year The Seward Phoenix LOG seeks a person, club, organization or entity that shows, by their contributions, that they deserve recognition and a great big "thank you." The LOG honors people who...

 
 Local    January 7, 2016

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 By Annette Shacklett    Local    December 24, 2015

Lowell Creek diversion in budgets

Funding for repairs on Lowell Creek Diversion Tunnel are included in the omnibus bill passed last week by the U.S. Congress. Partial funding for a study by the Army Corps of Engineers on alternatives...

 
 Local    December 24, 2015

Santa and helpers serve up breakfast and fun

The East Kenai Peninsula filled with holiday spirit on the weekend....

 

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