Alaska

State Senator Holds Town Hall

State Senator Holds Town Hall

By Heidi Zemach, for the Seward City News State Senator Gary Stevens, District R- Kodiak, hosted a town hall meeting at the Resurrection Art Coffee House Saturdaymorning, Oct 19, in what was his first such event in Seward in about two years, according to his aide. Retired History professor Stevens, who […]

Quitting is easy

Quitting smoking isn’t easy, but it is possible. You need to know what you’re up against and how best to get help. It isn’t easy, but you can quit smoking. And if you’re like 71% of all Alaska smokers, you know you want to. First, some facts. Nicotine is a […]

Local Birds win State Awards

Local Birds win State Awards

A Seward Production Group consisting of one Silver Grey Dorking rooster and two hens won Best of Show at the Alaska State Fair in Palmer this week. A single hen from the same flock, known as Ethel, took second place in her category. Chaz, Tilly and Fleta are from Sterling […]

The Green Beet: Flower Power

The Green Beet: Flower Power

By Jen Ransom Most are familiar with the old saying “patience is a virtue”. When it comes to my flower garden, the waiting has paid off.  A friend with a spectacular perennial garden promised last year that when her plants began to crowd, I could come and help her separate […]

In Loving Memory of Josephine Dudley

Life long Seward resident Josephine Dudley, 63, passed away following a long illness, May 29, 2009. A graveside service will be at 1:00 pm, Friday June 5, 2009 at the Seward City Cemetery. She was born in Seward October 5, 1945 to Martin and Jessie (Louis) Larson. A Celebration of […]

Survey Respondents Favor New Library Museum

Survey Respondents Favor New Library Museum

Nine out of 10 respondents participating in a recent telephone survey indicated they agreed that Seward needs a new library museum facility. “We consider this level of agreement to be very high,” said Donna Logan of the McDowell Group, an Alaska research firm that contacted 208 randomly selected Seward voters […]

ARE WE UP TO THE CHALLENGE?

ARE WE UP TO THE CHALLENGE?

There have been exciting developments toward building our new Library Museum! Wells Fargo has committed to a challenge grant for this project. Wells Fargo will donate $25,000 toward the building if the community will raise a $25,000 match by September 2009. Are we up for this challenge? Seward has always […]

Draft Letter to Governor Palin on Road Closure

This is a DRAFT letter by the City Manager for Mayor Carey of the Borough to Governor Palin. I thought I would post this so that the community knows that the City is calling the attention of the Governor to the failures of the system currently in place and is seeking solutions and […]

Governor Appoints New Attorney General

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE No. 09-67 Wayne Anthony Ross Named Attorney General March 26, 2009, Anchorage, Alaska – Governor Sarah Palin today announced the appointment of Wayne Anthony Ross as Attorney General. Ross, currently in private practice, will fill the vacancy created last month by the resignation of Attorney General Talis […]

A Sense of Place: A Seward Column

A Sense of Place: A Seward Column

In the age of speed, it is nice to pause.  To take the time to think of what we say, to immerse ourselves in how we feel, to let a moment last perhaps a little longer than it always should, or does.  The reason that we show when paused, when […]

Hunter Education Courses Offered in April

Two Classes Available: (Pre Registration is required and class space is limited) WHEN: April 3rd & 4TH. General Admission WHERE: AVTEC Industrial Power Class Room TIME: 3rd – 7  to 10 pm and 4th – 9 am to 4 pm COST: $10 (Self Study Packet) CONTACT: Trooper Cloward 224-3935 SIGN UP: At […]

Hotel Seward Welcomes Jessica Bishop to our Family

Hotel Seward Welcomes Jessica Bishop to our Family

Hotel Seward is proud to have Jessica Bishop an AVTEC Graduate and a life long Sewardite, join our Hotel Seward Family as Chef of Gene’s Place, our new Victorian Lounge and Restaurant! We are excited about her fresh new ideas and all the possibilties the future will bring. She entends […]

Forget Redoubt, Brace for the PAC Cruise

Forget Redoubt, Brace for the PAC Cruise

I have exciting news.  If you’re tired of the cold, pining for the sun, or just wishing you could get away for a while, your time has come.  Yes, Alaska is moving forward.  And South. With Governor Palin’s recent formation of a Political Action Committee, we can all look forward to […]