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Roll Back the Tax Cap Petition Circulating

The Seward City Council on a vote of 4 – 3 passed an increase to the sales tax cap from the current $500 limit to a new $1,000 cap. There was a certain misconception in the public that charters, other recreational and hospitality industries, were bypassing paying taxes by charging […]

Old Mill Brown Bear

Old Mill Brown Bear

It sounds like this picture has been passed around a bit already, but thought I’d send it out for those of you that haven’t yet seen it. We first saw this fellow on April 12th up the creek just beside our house, but had seen tracks the day before. The […]

P.A.R.K.S. Family Auction Night Thank You

A dream is about to become reality thanks to the many donations received for the Family Auction Night benefiting the Seward Community Playground.  Almost $20,000 was raised in entrance fees, ceramic tiles, and auction items.  Thank you to Alaska Aces, Alaska Creekside Cabins, Alaska Offshore Adventures, Alaska SeaLife Center, Alaska […]

P.A.R.K.S. Auction Making Dreams Come True

P.A.R.K.S. Auction Making Dreams Come True

The Alaska SeaLife Center (ASLC) was buzzing with activity on March 8 when Parents Advocating Recreational Kids Stuff (P.A.R.K.S.) held a silent/live auction fundraiser to benefit the Seward Community Playground. This family event had activities for all ages to participate in. Children played games sponsored by TYC. Young and old […]

Vessel Safety Checks Are Still Free

Vessel Safety Checks Are Still Free

Seward Flotilla 170-02-05 suelang@alaska.com   907-224-8237 http://a1700205.uscgaux.info/  In 1947 when the Vessel Safety Check program began $10.00 had about the same buying power that $92.81 has today and while the cost of everything has gone up, the U.S. Coast Guard Auxiliary can proudly proclaim one thing definitely has not – our free Vessel […]

BLESSING OF THE BIKES

On Saturday, May 10th all motorcycles are welcome to the Blessing of the Bikes.  Breakfast will be served at the American Legion between 9-10:30 a.m. Motorcycles will be blessed at 11:00 a.m. in the Catholic Church parking by Deacon Wally Corrigan For further information contact Don Sutherland at 224-5230 or […]

United Way Accepting Applications for Member Agencies

The Kenai Peninsula United Way is accepting applications for new member agencies. To qualify for admission,  an agency must meet the following requirements: It must have a 501(c)(3) tax exempt status; it must has been in operation on the peninsula for at least two years; it must have an elected […]

Seward at its Finest for Dennis Perry

    A huge “Thank you!” from the Dennis Perry Fundraising Committee and Resurrection Lutheran Church goes to the many volunteers who helped make the April 5 Fundraising Dinner an incredible success, even during a near blizzard. Among the volunteers, the 6 AVTEC chefs and kitchen helpers Susan St. Amand and Becky Buchanan were […]

Seward Sporadic Bird Report: Pintails are back!

Today I spotted 2 beautiful drakes and 3 lovely female NORTHERN PINTAILS standing forlornly on the ice where the pond should be at the salt-marsh -with-an-airport-in-it. They were very alert and watched me warily from quite a distance before taking flight. A blizzard of gulls swarmed along the beach, probably […]

Bird Survey workshop Saturday March 29th

Beachwalkers and Birders Wanted! COAAST Training Session Saturday March 29, 2008 10 am to 4 pm Alaska Sealife Center Reserve your place by calling COAAST at 206-221-6893 or email info@coasst.org, or just come! COAAST volunteers collect data on beach-cast carcasses of marine birds on a monthly basis to establish the […]

Representative Paul Seaton’s March 24, 2008 Newsletter

March 24th, 2008 Newsletter From the desk of Rep. Paul Seaton Issue 59 Contact Information Toll Free 🙁 800) 665-2689 Fax 🙁 907) 465-3472 Website: http://www.RepPaulSeaton.com Email: Rep.Paul.Seaton@Legis.state.ak.us Greetings from Juneau on this 70th day of the 2008 legislative session. We are enjoying a warming trend that makes it feel […]

Representative Paul Seaton's March 24, 2008 Newsletter

March 24th, 2008 Newsletter From the desk of Rep. Paul Seaton Issue 59 Contact Information Toll Free 🙁 800) 665-2689 Fax 🙁 907) 465-3472 Website: http://www.RepPaulSeaton.com Email: Rep.Paul.Seaton@Legis.state.ak.us Greetings from Juneau on this 70th day of the 2008 legislative session. We are enjoying a warming trend that makes it feel […]

Phonograph is topic of Feb. 25 historical program

If you’ve visited the Seward Museum, you’ve likely seen the century-old phonograph player in the living room exhibit. Just how does it work? What’s the difference between an Edison and a Victrola? Are they the same as a gramophone? What are phonograph wax cylinders? These and other questions will be […]