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 By Wolfgang Kurtz    Local    April 17, 2014 

City paving, sewage projects delayed

Lowell Point residents told the Seward City Council that they don’t want any dredging work performed at the city’s wastewater treatment lagoon located in the small community. Terry Arnold and Sue...

 
 By Wolfgang Kurtz    Local    April 17, 2014 

DVD history by Sewardites debuts

On short notice, and with limited fanfare, a surprisingly large crowd of Sewardites turned out to preview a series of educational videos about the history of the Eastern Kenai Peninsula. The episodes...

 
 By Wolfgang Kurtz    Local    April 17, 2014 

Providence brings state of art to Seward

Sara McDonald has been radiology supervisor at Providence Seward for almost 7 years. Since her move to the Seward area in 2006, she has capitalized on experience gained during her previous experience...

 
 By Heidi Zemach    Local    April 10, 2014

Movie tax incentive debate comes to town

Seward continues to embrace the filming of independent feature film "Sugar Mountain" in the area, as it did years ago for the Christian movie "Christmas with a Capital C." During the six weeks of...

 
 By Wolfgang Kurtz    Local    April 10, 2014

Boro Assembly meets in Seward

When the Kenai Peninsula Borough Assembly makes its annual sojourn to Seward next week, the agenda will be light with many items presently slated to be passed on by consent. The April 15 meeting will feature public hearings for two ordinances. The...

 
 By Wolfgang Kurtz    Local    April 10, 2014

Opportunity knocks at AVTEC job fair

Norm Casagranda of Seward's Job Center says that while 49 presenters set up their stations at Monday's annual job fair, the number of job seekers remained relatively constant from last year's numbers....

 
 By Wolfgang Kurtz    Local    April 10, 2014

Couple's postal dues paid

Marcia Shea and Jerry Nassen, the pair postmasters from Moose Pass and Seward, spent their last official days behind their respective counters last month. One rural and one small town postmaster, who...

 
 By Sue McClure    Local    April 10, 2014

Assembly considers compensation changes

Assembly considers compensation changes The committee portion of the Kenai Peninsula Borough Assembly’s afternoon began with a teleconference with Borough legislative delegates. The assembly was...

 
 By Wolfgang Kurtz    Local    April 10, 2014

Fur ball feeds shelter kitty

Someone brought out the pig to lead the pet walk at the second annual Cause for Paws day of fund raising events on March 29. In its second year, the pet walk proved to be a popular activity and the...

 
 Local    April 10, 2014

Children's carnival spreads spring joy

Face painting and parachute play were a small sample of the fun had by youngsters of all ages at the annual Seward Spring Carnival on Saturday. Youthful cries and laughter filled the Alaska Railroad...

 
 Local    April 10, 2014

Tax help yields major returns

Local AARP tax volunteers Marilyn Burch, Nancy and Tom Osborne, as well as Jim Herbert (seated) concluded providing free income tax services to more than 250 Seward and Moose Pass families and...

 
 By Wolfgang Kurtz    Local    April 3, 2014

Earthquake drill tests Seward response

A statewide test of emergency and disaster response capability on March 27 performed one of its objectives admirably. According to local controller Dave Squires and key participant Sue McClure it...

 
 By Wolfgang Kurtz    Local    April 3, 2014

New clinic director heeds call

After spending the weekend with new Seward Community Health Center Executive Director Patrick Linton, interim director Sharon Montagnino was on a red-eye flight out of Alaska. But Linton wasn't left...

 
 Local    April 3, 2014

Spring means steam cleaning the drains

There's not that much snow to melt, but crews were out keeping city drains along Third Avenue clear of ice with steams blasts on a chilly March morning. Cold overnights and nearly bare ground have...

 
 By Wolfgang Kurtz    Local    April 3, 2014

Seward comes together for 50th earthquake anniversary

Patricia Linville, Seward Community Library Museum director, welcomed an overflow crowd to the library's community room Thursday for a commemoration and retrospective of the 1964 Alaska Earthquake...

 
 Local    April 3, 2014

Schedules conflict, yet Sewardites choose respect

Thursday was a busy day across Seward as the annual Choose Respect march competed with disaster drills and earthquake commemoration activities. The march was sponsored locally by SeaView Community...

 
 By Wolfgang Kurtz    Local    March 27, 2014

City cashes $20 million check

The Seward City Council voted Monday to bank a $10 million State of Alaska legislative grant and $10 million from a state transportation bond. The council also authorized the city manager to spend...

 
 Local    March 27, 2014

Clinic board hires director

Fifteen days after the doors opened, Seward Community Health Center has a permanent executive director. The local clinic’s board announced the selection of Patrick Linton this week, one of two finalists for the position. Arriving from Kamuel,...

 
 By Heidi Zemach    Local    March 27, 2014

Prom dress price relief offered

The price of prom, if you're a female in high school, just got a little cheaper. The Seward High School Drama, Debate and Forensics team piloted a new fundraising tool for the team last week that...

 
 By Sue McClure    Local    March 27, 2014

Unincorporated areas cleared for revenue sharing

March is one of four months each year that the Kenai Peninsula Borough Assembly meets only one time, rather than two. Committee meetings (which are open to the public) began at 3 p.m., during which as...

 
 Local    March 27, 2014

Bryden named Firefighter of the Year

Moose Pass Fire and EMS has named Wendy Bryden as the Moose Pass Firefighter of the Year, Chief Brian Morris told the LOG this week. Bryden joined the Moose Pass Fire Department in the fall of 1995...

 
 By Heidi Zemach    Local    March 20, 2014

Oil spill's legacy lingers

Correction: The Exxon Valdez was carrying 53,000 million gallons of oil. The correction is made below. Many who lived through the March 24 1989 Exxon Valdez oil spill will probably never be the same,...

 
 By Wolfgang Kurtz    Local    March 20, 2014

Sewardite named to lead Spring Creek

The Alaska Department of Corrections on Feb. 28 named Sewardite Clare Sullivan as the new superintendent of Seward's Spring Creek Correctional Center. The appointment of Sullivan from within the...

 
 By LOG Staff    Local    March 20, 2014

One person suicides, another threatens

The Seward Police Department faced two suicide calls within a city block of each other over the span of four days. The first was called in at 9:30 p.m. on March 8 from Alaska Veterans Affairs. The reporting party said that a man at the Taroka Inn on...

 
 By Wolfgang Kurtz    Local    March 20, 2014

Flood board proposes to tax and spend

After almost 11 years of existence, the Seward Bear Creek Flood Service Area board is preparing to move from reaction to action with a slate of projects funded largely by a recent State of Alaska $1...

 

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