Author: brentinseward

Cell phone service issue-Seward

Apparently AT&T is having an issue with switching AT&T cell phone calls to Seward GCI service. This has been resulting in numbers dialed just ringing and ringing with out voice mail or answering machine coming on. AT&T is aware of this issue and is working on it. There is not […]

New Recommendations for Mammograms

New Recommendations for Mammograms

Brent A. Ursel  PA-C In the United States, breast cancer is a leading cause of death among women. Every year, 200,000 women will be diagnosed with breast cancer and 40,000 will die. For years, the message was drummed into women: MAMMOGRAMS SAVE LIVES.  Stay safe; have a screening mammogram between […]

Fund raiser for Sheri Stern

  There will be spaghetti feed and silent auction on October 9th, 2015, 5:30 PM at the Breeze Inn for Sheri Stern, long time Seward Resident and employee at Safeway. All proceeds will be used in Sheri’s fight against cancer. There are also donation cans at Safeway.

Moving day hampered by equipment issues

Moving day hampered by equipment issues

Brentinseward The City of Seward Electric Department had a planned power outage Thursday morning from 9:30 until approximately 10:30 to allow safe transportation of two large buildings  from the Seward Rec Camp   to the Questa Woods area. The first building went down the road with out any problems.   However, the second building experienced equipment […]

Baseball opening day

Baseball opening day

The 2015 Seward Little League season got underway on Sunday, April 26th, under semi-sunny skies. Seward Elementary School Principal David Kingsland threw out the opening pitch to usher in the start of the season. Many returning youth along with numerous experienced players participated in the four basic skill stations-batting, catching, […]

Seward Jail faces uncertain future

Seward Jail faces uncertain future

By Brent Ursel – Rumors. Let’s face it, they tend to run rampant in a small town. The juicier the better. And really, who hasn’t passed on some information that they heard from a “reliable source.” Some rumors have just enough truth to them to seem plausible: “Did you hear that […]

Measles and you

by Brent A. Ursel PA-C Everyone knows that Disneyland is the happiest place on earth and any child can name numerous Disney characters. Unfortunately, Disneyland is now becoming known for something not fun or magic at all-measles. According to the CDC (Centers for Disease control) 68 California residents, 3 Utah residents, […]

New test for colon cancer

By Brent Ursel PA-C – A new test for colon cancer has recently been approved by the FDA and has been made available this week. Previously, to be screened for colon cancer involved having a colonoscopy or flexible sigmoidoscopy. This test would require going to Anchorage or Soldotna, taking laxatives a day […]

“Blood Moon” tonight

“Blood Moon” tonight

With clear skies, the second total lunar eclipse of the year should be visible from Seward.  The lunar eclipse will start at 12:45 A.M. and become total at 2:30. The eclipse will complete at 3:30 AM.. The “blood phase” will only be visible for approximately 10 minutes. What is a “blood moon”?  […]

Special Weather Statement from NWS

Special Weather Statement SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ANCHORAGE AK 407 PM AKDT THU AUG 28 2014 AKZ101-111-121-125-131-135-141-145-291500- ANCHORAGE-MATANUSKA VALLEY-WESTERN KENAI PENINSULA- WESTERN PRINCE WILLIAM SOUND-NORTHEAST PRINCE WILLIAM SOUND- SOUTHEAST PRINCE WILLIAM SOUND-COPPER RIVER BASIN-SUSITNA VALLEY- INCLUDING THE CITIES OF…ANCHORAGE…EAGLE RIVER…INDIAN… EKLUTNA…PALMER…WASILLA…SUTTON…CHICKALOON…KENAI… SOLDOTNA…HOMER…COOPER LANDING…WHITTIER…SEWARD… GIRDWOOD…MOOSE PASS…VALDEZ…THOMPSON PASS…CORDOVA… GLENNALLEN…EUREKA…MCCARTHY…PAXSON…SLANA…TALKEETNA… WILLOW…CANTWELL […]

Phoenix Taxi rides again

Phoenix Taxi rides again

“QuackerJack” and his well “ducked out” taxi were involved in a serious T-bone accident several weeks ago that totaled the original Phoenix Taxi. But Jack would like all to know that you can’t keep a good man down-or him. And like the Phoenix of old, this Phoenix has also risen from the ashes. […]

Local taxi destroyed in Saturday evening accident

Local taxi destroyed in Saturday evening accident

Well known and easily recognizable “Quacker Jack” or  “Mad Jack’s Taxi”,   adorned with numerous ducks, geese and recently a gramophone speaker to amplify his well known duck call, was destroyed in a Saturday evening accident at the corner of Nash and Old Nash Road. Witnesses report that the taxi was T-Boned […]

STORM WARNING:

SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ANCHORAGE AK 419 PM AKDT SUN JUN 15 2014 AKZ101-111-121-125-131-135-141-145-171-161330- ANCHORAGE-MATANUSKA VALLEY-WESTERN KENAI PENINSULA- WESTERN PRINCE WILLIAM SOUND-NORTHEAST PRINCE WILLIAM SOUND- SOUTHEAST PRINCE WILLIAM SOUND-COPPER RIVER BASIN-SUSITNA VALLEY- KODIAK ISLAND- INCLUDING THE CITIES OF…ANCHORAGE…EAGLE RIVER…INDIAN… EKLUTNA…PALMER…WASILLA…SUTTON…CHICKALOON…KENAI… SOLDOTNA…HOMER…COOPER LANDING…WHITTIER…SEWARD… GIRDWOOD…MOOSE PASS…VALDEZ…THOMPSON PASS…CORDOVA… GLENNALLEN…EUREKA…MCCARTHY…PAXSON…SLANA…TALKEETNA… WILLOW…CANTWELL…KODIAK CITY […]

Public Health Advisory-Measles

Alaska Public Health Advisory Measles – Situational Awareness Distributed via AK PHAN June 5th, 2014 While Alaska has not had a known measles case in 14 years, over 300 cases have been reported in 18 U.S. states (including CA, OR, and WA) thus far in 2014. Most of the recent […]