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Airport improvement process begins

The Alaska Department of Transportation got the ball rolling last week when it held an informational meeting in Seward about planned improvements for the Seward Airport. On Thursday, Sept. 11, members of the team dealing with the airport...

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Five years ago the Mexican Tall Navy Ship Cuauhtemac docked in Seward, offered public tours and received red carpet treatment. When given the opportunity, the vessel docked for the second time Monday ...

Grant awarded to railroad for expansion planning

The Seward Marine Industrial Complex is one step closer to a reality now that the Alaska Railroad had been awarded $2.5 million for planning funds related to its planned dock expansion, said a release from Sen. Mark Begich’s office last week. The...

Prop A addresses animal abuse

On Oct. 7, voters living outside city limits on the Kenai Peninsula will be asked to vote on an advisory only proposition that would give the borough the ability to exercise limited animal control powers for the purposes of domestic animal rescue...

Public invited to bid farewell to Godi the sea pup

The Alaska SeaLife Center (ASLC) is proud to announce the release of a female Pacific harbor seal pup on Friday, September 19, 2014 at 3:30 p.m. at the Public Access Boat Launch at Lowell Point Beach ...

Rain Rain go away

Director of Public Works W.C. Casey surveys the damage done by heavy rains Sunday at the Lowell Point waterfall Sunday. Casey said flooding was quick and unlike previous flooding, a lot more gravel...

Sign of the times

LOG advertising rep Wolfgang Kurtz hangs a gift from the new publisher, Alaska Adventure Media. The LOG officially has a presence on Fourth...

Sullivan reconsiders, commits to fishery debate

Fish on! The lure of reaching a statewide audience was too much to pass up for U.S. Senate hopeful Dan Sullivan, who will be at the Oct. 1 fisheries debate at Kodiak after all. Sullivan was able to...

School Board names Dusek interim superintendant

During the KPBSD Board of Education meeting on Monday, September 8, 2014, in Homer, Alaska, board member Navarre moved that the school board authorize the board president to offer Mr. Sean Dusek the position of interim superintendent, and negotiate...

Seahawks beat Barrow!

The Seward High School Seahawks earned their third win of the season in Barrow 22-20 last weekend where it was so cold no pictures were snapped during the...

Paper Pulpit

Deuteronomy 5:12-15 says: “Observe the sabbath day and keep it holy, as the Lord your God commanded you. Six days you shall labor and do all your work. But the seventh day is a sabbath to the Lord your God; you shall not do any work. Remember...

Alaska Chamber of Commerce takes firm position

The primary is behind us, and with it goes the first ballot measure of the year. Alaskans everywhere can heave a collective and well-deserved sigh. But don’t throw out those No On One signs right away. We’ll be facing a triple dose of...

Big Band Blast

When the Anchorage Community Band got together with the smaller Seward Community Band Saturday for a concert, the sound was big. There were 66 musicians packed on to the stage at the high school with an almost full house. Seward’s band organizer...

Sister city project comes to end, friendship lives on

After a jam packed week of painting and sight seeing, the sister city mural project came to an end last week. The final product, above, was a labor of love say the mural artists. When the Obihiro...

Seward Community Foundation awards mini-grants

The Seward Community Foundation is pleased to announce its August mini-grant recipients. Imagination Library: $500 to help meet budget shortfall to continue delivering books to children enrolled in the program. The $500 grant will help cover the...

Out & About - Sept. 18, 2014

Info meeting on animal protection proposition The “Domestic Animal Protection League” is working to have the Kenai Peninsula Borough extend animal rescue, care & rehabilitation into the borough. DAPL is not proposing “animal control” like...

Calendar - Sept. 18, 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, Sept.18 3 to 6 p.m., He Will Provide Food Pantry, Fifth and Adams, entry in the alley. 6:30...

'Captain's Mast' - Sept. 18, 2014

August 29 07:39 Officer requested and ambulance to Essential 1 for subject who was transported to Providence Seward Medical Center ER for evaluation. Response form sent. 13:52 Received a 911 open line call from, (907) *****. No sounds of distress...