Author: Carol Griswold

Sporadic Bird Report: Short-eared Owls!

Monday, November 19, 2007 Seward, Alaska Sporadic Bird Report Sunrise 9:06 am, sunset 4:19 pm, length of day 7 hours, 12 minutes; tomorrow will be 4 minutes and 25 seconds shorter. Weather: Calm! 27º Clear skies at dawn, allowing a peek at Venus and Saturn to the south, becoming cloudy […]

Sporadic Bird Report: Snipe!

Snipe! Sunday, November 18, 2007 Seward, Alaska Sporadic Bird Report Sunrise 9:04 am, sunset 4:21 pm, length of day 7 hours, 17 minutes; tomorrow will be 4 minutes and 28 seconds shorter. Weather: 29º, overcast, threatening snow; brisk 25 mph north wind, gusting to 50 mph by the bay. Today […]

Using RSS

RSS (Real Simple Syndication) Here’s a new, efficient way to receive news and announcements that readers might appreciate. This video explains how it works: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0klgLsSxGsU 1.Sign up for a free reader from Google, Yahoo, etc. 2.Subscribe by setting up a connection between reader and websites ( a button on favorite […]

Sporadic Bird Report: Cedar Waxwings

November 9, 2007 Seward, Alaska Sporadic Bird Report Sunrise 8:41 am, sunset 4:41 pm, length of day 7 hours, 59 minutes; tomorrow will be 4 minutes and 48 seconds shorter. Weather: Gray skies, 30s; rain mixed with snow, sleet for variety; high winds alternating with calm. Cedar Waxwings! Once again, […]

Conference Center Unfeasible

MLC Conference Center Unfeasible The City’s hopes for a Seward Conference Center in the multi-agency’s Mary Lowell Center crashed after the feasibility study was finally drafted and presented to the public for comments and a reality check on November 16th and 20th, 2006. The initial business plan was based on […]

Seward Sporadic Bird Report: Bohemian Waxwings

Sunday, November 4, 2007 Seward, Alaska Sporadic Bird Report Sunrise 8:28 am, Alaska Standard Time, sunset 4:53 pm, length of day 9 hours, 57 minutes; tomorrow will be 5 minutes and 6 seconds shorter. Weather: Carpe Diem! Around here, you really have to grab the good weather before the “spots […]

Sporadic Bird Report: Hummer Shrike

October 15, 2007 Seward, Alaska Sporadic Bird Report Sunrise 8:37 am, sunset 6:48 pm, length of day 10 hours, 11 minutes; tomorrow will be 5 minutes and 23 seconds shorter. Weather: Last week dished out the first days of cold, clear, windy weather that partially froze the salt marsh pond […]

Seward Elementary School Weed Warriors

Seward Elementary School Weed Warriors

Enthusiastic Weed Warriors from the Seward Elementary School marched up to the recently planted grounds at the old middle school site south of the Seward High School on Wednesday afternoon. Their mission, to collect weeds: “Anything that is NOT grass is a weed.” The 50-some students from Mr. Barnwell’s sixth […]

Seward Sporadic Bird Report: Rough-legged Hawk

Seward Sporadic Bird Report: Rough-legged Hawk

Monday, September 10, 2007 Seward, Alaska Sporadic Bird Report Sunrise 7:13 am, sunset 8:34 pm, length of day 13 hours, 20 minutes; tomorrow will be 5 minutes and 25 seconds shorter. Weather: Where did this gorgeous, blue-sky day come from? What a treat after days of gray skies and hard […]

July Sporadic Bird Report: Murrelets

Friday, July 27, 2007 Seward, Alaska Sporadic Bird Report Sunrise 5:25 am, sunset 10:41 pm, length of day 17 hours, 15 minutes; tomorrow will be 4 minutes and 40 seconds shorter. Weather: Mid 50s, overcast skies continue with scattered showers and peek-a-boo sunshine. Summer is rushing along; fireweed is in […]

Sporadic Bird Report: N. Flicker

May 22, 2007 Northern Flicker Seward, Alaska Sporadic Bird Report Sunrise 5:03 am, sunset 10:46 pm, length of day 17 hours, 43 minutes; tomorrow will be 4 minutes and 14 seconds longer. Weather: Our brilliant sunny skies and pleasant temps in the upper 60s may be coming to an end, […]

Alaska Sporadic Bird Report

April 20, 2007 Happy Earth Day! Seward, Alaska Sporadic Bird Report Sunrise 6:26 am, sunset 9:28 pm, length of day 15 hours, 2 minutes; tomorrow will be 5 minutes and 25 seconds longer. Weather: April continues to be moody, even while melting the snow in town down to a few […]

Sporadic Bird Report: Eurasian Wigeons

Sporadic Bird Report: Eurasian Wigeons

April 10, 2007 Seward, Alaska Sporadic Bird Report Sunrise 6:55 am, sunset 9:03 pm, length of day 14 hours, 8 minutes; tomorrow will be 5 minutes and 28 seconds longer. Weather: April blew in from the south to wash winter away, bringing rain and occasional snow showers. The local lakes, […]

Sporadic Bird Report: Great Blue Herons

Friday, March 2, 2007 Seward, Alaska Sporadic Bird Report Sunrise: 7:53 am, sunset 6:27 pm, length of day 10 hours, 33 minutes; tomorrow will be 5 minutes and 29 seconds longer. Full moon tomorrow. Saturn in the evening, Jupiter and Mars in the morning. Weather: Brilliant sunny days continue with […]