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MS PowerPoint Classes

MS PowerPoint Classes

Bored of the same old presentations? Add some pizazz and wake up your audience/students with effective PowerPoint techniques. Learn design and animation techniques to create a dynamic presentation. AVTEC Connected Education Classes: Microsoft PowerPoint version 2003 May 7 June 4, Thursdays 4:00-6:00pm version 2007 May 20-June 17, Wednesdays 4:00-6:00 Credit: […]

Project Bookpiglet

Project Bookpiglet

The Game of Mah Jong by Patricia A. Thompson and Betty Maloney He is an evil man, my gut whispers to me.  No further than you could throw him, trust him no further, comes the message as I sit surrounded deep within the confines of some sad, forgotten building two […]

Seward High School Bulletin

April 3, 2009 The SHS Drama department is presenting its Spring play “Don’t Drink the Water” by Woody Allen, on April 3, 4, 5 and 6, 2009, in the SHS auditorium. Doors open at 6:30 p.m. and the play begins at 7 p.m. $7 individual, $20 family. “Somewhere behind the […]

Renewable Energy Opportunities for Alaska

Lecture by Chris Rose, Executive Director of REAP The Renewable Energy Alaska Project (REAP) is Alaska’s first and only education and advocacy group for renewable energy. Seward and the Eastern Kenai Peninsula are considering a total of 6 hydro electric facilities (Lowell Creek, Fourth of July Creek, Grant Lake, Crescent […]

16th Annual Mayor's Cup Race results

[Check out more race photos by Jim and Susan Pfeiffenberger Link] Presenting for the Mayor, Jean Bardarson handed out The Mayor’s Cup trophy to Cindy Ranta for Seward Fisheries driving a Mitch Seavey team (3:55) 2nd place (4:25) Tim Effingham for Ace Hardware with a Travis Beals team 3rd place […]

Mayors Cup Race Photos

Mayors Cup Race Photos

Today’s Mayors Cup Race was a great success. Everybody won at this fun family event. Two racers show of their war wounds and Patty won the Hard Luck Trophy! Thank you to the trailblazers society for putting it on. These photos were sent in by Joanie Merritt.

Seward City Calendar

We here at Seward City News are proud to announce a new function to The News, the Seward City Calendar. A broad community calendar has been something that we have gotten a lot of requests for. It has taken a lot of searching to find one that would work for […]

KPB Flood Plain Task Force

Notice is hereby given that the Kenai Peninsula Borough “Flood Plain Task Force” will hold a meeting on Wednesday, April 15, 2009, to examine current flood plain issues and the development of options for the Seward-Bear Creek Flood Service Area. The task force meeting will begin at 6:00 PM in […]

GOT HIGHER PROPERTY TAXES 4 2009?

Seward may have its’ land value increased within the last month by Kenai Peninsula Borough Assessing Department.    My 3000 (30×100) Square foot property is now worth $56,000.00. This is roughly 25% increase from last years land value.  I was curious and asked my neighbor.  He too confirmed the reality.  […]

Seward Highway Closure

The Seward Highway will be closed at Falls Creek, near MP 25 from 10:00pm April 24th to 5:00am April 27th for the installation of the temporary bridge at that location. Alan L. Drake, P.E. Construction Project manager Alaska DOT & PF Phone 907.269-0450 Direct 907.269-0665 Fax 907.243-5092

Common Redpoll

Common Redpoll

The Latest from Niebrugge Images Photo Blog These Redpolls are everywhere right now, and they are fearless. In fact, they start landing and feeding on our feeder before I can even get it hung back up! The sun was just coming up directly behind the Redpoll. I added a flash […]

2009 Jr. Olympic Swimming Championship meet starts this Thursday April 2, and all through the weekend in Anchorage at the Bartlett pool Seward Tsunami Swim Club (STSC) will have 16 swimmers age 11 to 18 participating. This swim season swimmers have been training hard with Head Coach Matt Hershock. Out […]

Centennial Project at Exit Glacier

Centennial Project at Exit Glacier

(Seward. Alaska) – Funded jointly by the National Park Service and Alaska Geographic, a number of facility improvements in the Exit Glacier area will occur. The centerpiece of the improvements is an education pavilion adjacent to the Exit Glacier Nature Center which will provide a staging area for educational groups […]

City Calendar

Seward City Council Special Meeting Action Agenda Friday, March 27, 2009 at 5:30 p.m. The Following Resolution Was Approved: Resolution 2009-020, Authorizing The City Manager To Enter Into A Contract With Harmon Construction For The Construction Of The Adams Street Waterfront Pavilion For $312,000, Plus Authorizing Additional Project-Related Costs Of […]

ALERT! Local Man Molested by Sleepwalking Bear

At approximately 10:27 pm last night, (name removed for privacy) was caught unawares by an amorous brown bear, perhaps driven from it’s den from recent warming.  The victim was wearing a Carhartt coverall and fur cap at the time of the incident, providing some clues as to the bear’s apparent […]

How many Cassin's Finches ARE there???

Tuesday, March 31, 2009 Seward, Alaska Sporadic Bird Report Sunrise 7:24 am, sunset 8:40 pm, length of day 13 hours, 16 minutes; tomorrow will be 5 minutes and 31 seconds longer. Weather: March slammed the door this week and grudgingly stomped away, tossing fresh snow hither and yon followed by […]