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Seward Archery League

Seward Community Schools is hosting a fun Archery League this Fall at the Dale Lindsey Railway Terminal Building. The league nights take place every Friday evening from 5:30 – 9:30pm Long Bows, Recurve and Compound Bows accepted, please do not bring Cross Bows. The league is for ages 14 years and older. (Teens need to be accompanied by an adult […]

by · November 22, 2006 · Comments are Disabled ·

SEWARD SEA KAYAKING EXPO NEWS: NOV 16, 2006 MEETING HIGHLIGHTS

Seward Sea Kayaking Exposition News November 14, 2006 Meeting Notes *Bringing Beginning, Intermediate and Advanced Level Kayakers Together…. Present: Paul Carter, Chairman (Edgewater Hotel & Charter Option) Rick Brown, Vice Chairman (Adventures Latitude 60 North) Capt. Sherrie Miller, (Miller’s Landing) Allen Drake (Flotilla Commander, Seward USCG Auxiliary) Susan Swiderski (Orca Island) Nate Chambers, (Kayak Guide & SeaLife Center)

by · November 21, 2006 · Comments are Disabled ·
Seward City Council Regular Agenda

Seward City Council Regular Agenda

November 27, 2006 Meeting City Council Chambers 1. CALL TO ORDER 2. PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE 3. ROLL CALL 4. SPECIAL ORDERS, PRESENTATIONS AND REPORTS A. Proclamations and Awards B. Borough Assembly Report C. City Manager’s Report D. School Board Report E. Planning & Zoning Commission Report F. Other Reports, Announcements and Presentations

by · November 20, 2006 · 1 comment ·
Interim City Manager Interviews

Interim City Manager Interviews

Public urged to attent!! Tuesday, November 21, 2006 from 4:00 to 6:30 p.m. City Council Chambers Applicants are: **Pat Reilly – 4:00 p.m. **David Squires – 4:20 p.m. **Matt Rowley – 4:40 p.m. **Lee Houston – 5:00 p.m. **Scott Williams – 5:20 p.m. **Marvin Yoder – 5:40 p.m.

by · November 20, 2006 · Comments are Disabled ·
Pet of the Week

Pet of the Week

Pet of the Week: “Tracker” is the little Beagle mix with a big heart. This snuggly yet spunky 8-yr old neutered male is ready to bring a sparkle to your home this holiday and for many years to come! He is crate trained, knows basic manners and would like to be the center of your world. He is a great […]

by · November 20, 2006 · Comments are Disabled ·
Police Journal

Police Journal

Nov. 11, 2006 1:07 p.m. Reporting party requested to speak with Troopers regarding snow plowing that is being done by his neighbors that is causing him to be unable to drive into his driveway. Residence is located on Kingshead Rd. Info passed on to Soldotna Alaska State Troopers. 1:44 p.m. Reporting party advised vehicle in ditch, location mile 10. No […]

by · November 18, 2006 · Comments are Disabled ·
Cop Talk

Cop Talk

Question: Am I required to pull to the side of the road for a vehicle with blue flashing lights? Are they allowed to speed? Answer: 13 AAC 02.140 states that a driver of a vehicle shall yield the right-of-way to a responding authorized vehicle displaying a flashing blue light (Fine of $250 and 6 points). The driver of a vehicle […]

by · November 18, 2006 · Comments are Disabled ·
City of Seward Conference Center in the Mary Lowell Center

City of Seward Conference Center in the Mary Lowell Center

Community Workshops – Feasibility Assessment More visitors to Seward? Increased visitor spending? New City revenues and expenditures? Find out about what’s been learned, and share your views! Workshop 1 Thursday, November 16th 12noon – 1:30pm Legends Building 5th & Washington St. Overview of findings with a focus on: physical form of the conference facility Workshop 2 Monday, November 20 6:30 […]

by · November 16, 2006 · Comments are Disabled ·

Seward High School First Quarter Honor Roll

2006-07 9th Grade Allison Barnwell*         Holly Ganser* Joseph Nyholm*         Gregory VonBorstel* Sylvia Young*         Logan Adelmann Kaban Backlund         Monica Bailey Derek Brasch         Ryan Coon Nicholas Dipiero         Katelyn Dyer Karlie Ennes         Alexandria Espelin Nicole Hewitt         Steven Houck Kyle Kain         Rachawadee Koetnana Joshua Kompkoff     […]

by · November 16, 2006 · 1 comment ·

Seward Elementary School First Quarter Honor Roll

2006-2007 Fourth Grade Josephine Braun*         Dylan Gillespie* Robin McKnight*         Riley Alston Carrie Anderson         Olivia Beckham Elannah Camp         James Carlsen Amber Clarke         Kiana Clemens Masha Hart         Marie Jackson Larry Lindberg         Michael Marshall Alex Pahno         Jasmine Perea Alex Porter Fifth Grade SuBin Park*         Veronica […]

by · November 16, 2006 · 3 comments ·
Seward City Council Regular Agenda for November 27, 2006

Seward City Council Regular Agenda for November 27, 2006

Tuesday, November, 21, 2006 at 6:30 p.m. City Council Chambers 1. Call to order 2. Pledge of allegiance 3. Roll call 4. Citizens’ comments on any subject except those items scheduled for public hearing. 5. Approval of agenda 6. Unfinished business – None 7. New Business A. Discussion of hiring process, deadlines, and appoint members to negotiate a contract for […]

by · November 16, 2006 · Comments are Disabled ·
Notice

Notice

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the Planning and Zoning Commission will meet for a rescheduled Regular Meeting on Thursday, November 16, 2006, beginning at 7:30 pm, for the purpose of: Rescheduled November 9, 2006 Regular Meeting which was cancelled due to lack of a quorum. The meeting will be conducted in City Council Chambers, City Hall, 410 Adams Street, Seward.  […]

by · November 14, 2006 · Comments are Disabled ·
Notice

Notice

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the Seward Port and Commerce Advisory Board will meet in a special meeting on Wednesday November 15, 2006, beginning at one, following their previously scheduled work session on the Lowell Creek Hydro Project, for the purpose of: The Port and Commerce Advisory Board discussion regarding future focus and direction. The meeting will be conducted in […]

by · November 14, 2006 · Comments are Disabled ·
Pet of the Week

Pet of the Week

“Tiger” is patiently waiting for you to love her! This affectionate and sweet girl is a spayed and declawed 6-year-old female who enjoys human and dog companionship. She’s looking for an indoor-only home. Wish List: Adult cat adoptions Jennifer Carrick Seward Animal Care and Control 907-224-7495

by · November 13, 2006 · Comments are Disabled ·
Police Journal

Police Journal

Nov. 6, 2006 10:32 p.m. Reporting party, Brenda Nutt of Oregon, needs to contact Ron Sumstad regarding their home in Washington that burned to the ground approximately one month ago. She hasn’t been able to reach him and believes he may be on a tug boat in the Seward area.

by · November 12, 2006 · Comments are Disabled ·

It’s Time to Re-invest Back In Our Own Community

Overall and looking at the bigger picture, the City of Seward is in excellent financial shape, but the city’s population is in decline and the cost of doing business in Seward has dramatically gone up in the last two years. In the 2004-2005 Seward Annual Financial Report, the following information was reported: Revenues over Budget Expenses Under Budget Unbudgeted Surplus […]

by · November 8, 2006 · 3 comments ·

It's Time to Re-invest Back In Our Own Community

Overall and looking at the bigger picture, the City of Seward is in excellent financial shape, but the city’s population is in decline and the cost of doing business in Seward has dramatically gone up in the last two years. In the 2004-2005 Seward Annual Financial Report, the following information was reported: Revenues over Budget Expenses Under Budget Unbudgeted Surplus […]

by · November 8, 2006 · 3 comments ·

Unofficial Election Results

The unofficial results from the November 7, 2006 state general election for the Seward City Precinct are as follows: US Representative: Diane Benson 355 Don Young 309 Governor/Lt Governor: Knowles/Berkowitz 314 Palin/Parnell 272 Halcro/Von Gemmigen 90

by · November 7, 2006 · Comments are Disabled ·
Police Journal

Police Journal

Oct. 30, 2006 4:01 p.m. Reporting party advised of a long-haired, white, medium-sized dog with a collar behind Three Bears and it was going up to people and nipping at them. Advised Animal Control Officer. 5 p.m. Abandoned vehicle at the airport, license #BXC680, is going to be removed in a day or two by Glacier Towing, per the owner’s […]

by · November 6, 2006 · Comments are Disabled ·

Thank you to health fair participants and sponsors

I would like to thank all the participants that made this year’s Health Fair such a success. It is a pleasure to work with the individuals and agencies that come together to provide information and resources that will improve the health of the people our community. Without their hard work, events such as the Health Fair would not be possible. […]

by · November 6, 2006 · Comments are Disabled ·
Cop Talk

Cop Talk

Question/Comment: “I appreciate this column as well as the police log more than you can know! How about directions on the proper way to make a left hand turn? I’ve almost been clipped more than once by folks making improper left hand turns. Also, how about turn signals? They are supposed to indicate intent, not accomplishment.” – Seward resident. Answer: […]

by · November 4, 2006 · Comments are Disabled ·
City Calendar

City Calendar

Seward City Council Regular Meeting Agenda Monday, November 6, 2006 at 7:30 p.m. 1. CALL TO ORDER 2. PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE 3. ROLL CALL 4. SPECIAL ORDERS, PRESENTATIONS AND REPORTS A. Proclamations and Awards 1. National Adoption Month Proclamation. 2. Plaque for excellent service on the city council presented to Dorene Lorenz. B. Borough Assembly Report C. City Manager’s Report […]

by · November 1, 2006 · 1 comment ·

Saving Alaska

Sent in by Dave Otness Major change is in the air and the pendulum swing can’t come soon enough, as the verbal civil war in which we’re engaged has gotten increasingly shrill and strident. What a wonderful time to confound both the Republican and Democratic Parties by supporting both. Sarah Palin and Diane Benson are two independent people of courage […]

by · October 29, 2006 · 2 comments ·
Police Journal

Police Journal

Oct. 22, 2006 4:08 p.m. Reporting party advised bear cub is in a tree at Marathon and Resurrection. Advised to stay away from the bear and it should go back up the mountain. 5:46 p.m. 911/Medical Reporting party was at Resurrection Lutheran Church and stated her father was choking. Right after that she said he got it out and hung […]

by · October 29, 2006 · Comments are Disabled ·
Cop Talk

Cop Talk

Question: When approaching a school bus with flashing yellow lights, what do you do? Will the lights stay yellow until everyone stops? What are the fines for running the red lights on a school bus and can the bus driver report you to the police? Answer: The flashing yellow lights on school buses are used to warn drivers of the […]

by · October 29, 2006 · 1 comment ·

Sporadic Bird Report: Swans!

October 27, 2006 Seward, Alaska Sporadic Bird Report Swans! This afternoon at 1:25, 44 swans sailed south on a brisk north wind, calling wildly, in a very loose and wide bow formation. What a beautiful sight! White against the blue sky. I understand the weather to the north of Moose Pass was pretty nasty this morning, giving them incentive to […]

by · October 27, 2006 · Comments are Disabled ·

Sporadic Bird Report: October 27, 2006

October 27, 2006 Seward, Alaska Sporadic Bird Report 34º at 9 am, clear skies, light breeze from the north. Snow back up on the mountain tops as “termination dust” where it should be. Sunrise 9:08 am, sunset 6:13 pm, for a total of 9 hours, 5 minutes, tomorrow will be 5 minutes and 17 seconds shorter. Before the sun painted […]

by · October 27, 2006 · Comments are Disabled ·
City Calendar

City Calendar

Seward City Council Regular Meeting Action Agenda Monday, October 23, 2006 at 7:30 p.m. The newly elected city council members were sworn in. The following ordinance was enacted following a public hearing: Ordinance 2006-12, Determining It To Be In The Public Interest And Necessary To Proceed With The Proposed Electric Improvement District For And Benefiting Lots 5, 6 And 7 […]

by · October 25, 2006 · 5 comments ·