The Seward Phoenix Log - News of the Eastern Kenai Peninsula since 1966

 
Final Inspection

AVTEC perfectly poised to fill maritime industry needs

It isn’t often you will find government agencies, private industry and educational institutions coming together to address a problem that could lead to competition within the group. But, it is possible. For the past two years, five state...

Eveland takes helm at AVTEC

Ben Eveland, the new director of AVTEC, jokingly refers to himself as the "new old director." "I've spent the majority of my career on the Kenai Peninsula," said Eveland. "I also used to coach so...

Bear Creek Fire Grand Opening still a go

Bear Creek Fire Department Chief Mark Beals says despite the problems they are experiencing administratively, the long-awaited grand opening of the Bear Creek Fire Hall is still scheduled for Saturday from 11 a.m. until 2 p.m. There will be food...

Final Inspection

Tradition and patriotic pride were on full display Friday when the outgoing commander of the United States Coast Guard Mustang handed over the reigns to a new commander. LT Lisa T. Motoi, commander...

Sikuliaq sighting in Detroit

Last week, vessel photographer Kenneth Borg, snapped a shot of Sikuliaq outside Detroit, on its way to Cleveland. Borg said it's fun to track ship voyages using websites like boatnerd.com and...

Heads on pillows tax by borough may benefit Seward

Every time somebody pays to put their head on a pillow in the city of Seward, four percent of that fee goes to the Chamber of Commerce specifically to turn around and market the City of Seward as a destination point for tourists and new companies....

Unmanned gliders providing important data

Ocean chemists are calling it “revolutionary technology” as unmanned gliders track how melting glaciers may be intensifying corrosive waters in Prince William Sound. “It’s been hugely...

For kids only!

For three days kids age 15 or younger, were given the chance to have the Seward Lagoon all to themselves. The Alaska Department of Fish and Game said the catch limit was two king salmon per person....

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...

Tennessee icon dies, influence reaches Seward

Just as I think it’s important for a new community editor to get to know her area of responsibility, I think it’s helpful for a community to know where the editor came from. My roots in...

Take advantage of new health insurance policy

So, you’re covered. Now what? By the time the federal enrollment period for health insurance closed on March 31, more than 12,800 Alaskans had become newly insured by one of many new policies. But getting insured is only the first step! Learning...

Paul Samuel McCartt - 1930-2014

Longtime Homer resident, Mr. Paul Samuel McCartt, 83, died Friday, July 4, 2014 at South Peninsula Hospital in Homer. No services are planned per Paul's request. Mr. McCartt was born in Glenmary,...

Thomas E. White - 1940-2014

Thomas White, 73, formerly of Ogdensburg and Alexandria Bay passed away Saturday, July 5, at Providence Seward Medical Center, Seward, AK. Tom had resided in Seward, Alaska since 1997. Born in...

Phyllis R. Hosler - 1933-2014

Phyllis R. Hosler Phyllis R. Hosler, 80, passed away on July 6, 2014 in Tacoma, WA. She was born on July 17, 1933 in Grand Junction, CO to George Manley and Lillian Edith (Whale) Dangler. She was a...

Mini music makers attend Bluegrass Camp

Ukuleles are becoming cool again. So cool, in fact, that attendance at this year's Bluegrass Music Camp for Kids had record enrollment. "The kids are enthusiastic. Parents tell me their kids don't...

Out & About - July 17, 2014

Voter Registration Saturday Saturday, July 19, voter registration will be held at Rez Art from 11 am till 3 p.m. This is the last chance to register to vote in the primary. Flood Service Area to hold work session The Seward Bear Creek Flood Service...

Calendar - July 17, 2014

To add or change a non profit or free regular meeting or event on The LOG’s Calendar, e-mail editor@TheSewardPhoenixLOG.com or phone 224-4888. Thursday, July 17 3 to 6 p.m., He Will Provide Food Pantry, Fifth and Adams, entry in the alley. 6:30...

'Captain's Mast' - July 17, 2014

The following is from the journals of the Seward Police Department. Those who have been arrested or summoned are presumed innocent until found guilty in a court of law. June 29 01:57 - SAST requested an officer to PSMCC to sit with a patient until...