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Weird Book of the Week

Weird Book of the Week

Up up down down left right left right B A Start.  Ah for the time when that simple code was the solution to most of life’s problems.  Well, that and a full box of ice cream sandwiches.  And a BB gun.  But alas, we’re many years into this brave, new world we’ve created, and it takes a little more than […]

by · November 3, 2008 · Comments are Disabled ·

History Question

The other day I got this email question.  Does any one know the answer? “My friend lived in Seward for many years and told me about a classical music piece that was used at the end of each day as the TV station signed off showing pics that local residents had provided. Can you tell me what the music was?? […]

by · November 3, 2008 · 2 comments ·

Community Dinner In Support Of An Outstanding Citizen

FUNDRAISER CHILI FEED FOR KARIN STURDY AT THE AMERICAN LEGION Saturday Novmeber 1st at 6pm, Auction to follow at 7pm Donations will be accepted for dinner  Please come and join the fundraising efforts to help offset costs associated with Karin’s aneurysm. 

by · October 31, 2008 · 2 comments ·
Budget Work Sessions- Canceled

Budget Work Sessions- Canceled

After budget work sessions this week, council has decided not to hold additional work sessions November 3 and 5, 2008.  They are canceled. The public hearing opportunity to speak to the budget is scheduled for November 24, 2008 at the regular city council meeting. The 2009 Preliminary Budget and the Capital Improvement Plan can be found on the city’s website, […]

by · October 31, 2008 · Comments are Disabled ·
Cop Talk

Cop Talk

The snow will be here soon. The public works department would like to remind citizens to remove vehicles that may hinder snow removal. Pay attention to “Street Closed” signs. Vehicles in violation will be cited and impounded. Questions, comments, tip suggestions; coptalk@cityofseward.net

by · October 31, 2008 · Comments are Disabled ·

The Seward Police Department will be hosting a Citizen’s Police Academy beginning in January 2009. The classes will be held one evening per week for approximately 10 weeks. This will be a highly informative and interesting learning experience. The Citizen Police Academy will offer insights into the law enforcement profession here in Seward. Prospective applicants must be at least 18 […]

by · October 31, 2008 · Comments are Disabled ·

Sewards Annual Arts and Craft Fair

This years Arts and Craft Fair will be held on December 5th, from 5:00 p.m. until 9:00 p.m. and on Saturday December 6th from 10:00. The Cruise Ship Terminal will be full to the rafters with vendors displaying every imaginable type of craft. This is a perfect opportunity to find that unique gift. There will be something for every family […]

by · October 30, 2008 · Comments are Disabled ·
Seward Sporadic Bird Report: Blackbirds

Seward Sporadic Bird Report: Blackbirds

Wednesday, October 29, 2008 Seward, Alaska Sporadic Bird Report Sunrise 9:14 am, sunset 6:07 pm, length of day 8 hours, 52 minutes; tomorrow will be 5 minutes and 15 seconds shorter. Weather: Cold at 19º this morning, warming to a pleasant 34º with snow-laden clouds gathering by late afternoon. The fierce north wind, which featured gusts up to 39 mph […]

by · October 29, 2008 · Comments are Disabled ·
City Calendar

City Calendar

Seward City Council Regular Meeting Agenda October 27, 2008 at 7:00 p.m.   Newly Elected Officials Willard Dunham, Jean Bardarson and Marianna Keil were sworn in.   The Following Ordinances Were Introduced And Set For A Public Hearing On November 24, 2008:   Ordinance 2008-018, Amending Seward City Code, Title 6, Purchasing, Contracts And Professional Services, Increasing The Limit For […]

by · October 29, 2008 · Comments are Disabled ·

2009 Preliminary Budget for the City of Seward

Following is a PDF version of the 2009 preliminary budget.  It is yet in a large file size 3.5 Mb. preliminary-operating-budget.pdf

by · October 29, 2008 · Comments are Disabled ·
Public Notice

Public Notice

Long Term Care Facility Ad Hoc Naming Committee To Meet   Wednesday, October 29, 2008, 12:00 p.m.   The Long Term Care Facility Ad Hoc Naming Committee will meet Wednesday, October 29, 2008 at 12:00 p.m. in the City Council Chambers  

by · October 29, 2008 · Comments are Disabled ·
Library Film Festival begins Nov. 10th @ 6pm

Library Film Festival begins Nov. 10th @ 6pm

The Seward Community Library is proud to present, “A Series of Films”.  This collection of six films comes from our participation in the Film Movement, an organization committed to the wide distribution of award-winning independent and foreign films.  Here is the line-up: Monday Nov. 10th @ 6pm – Noise Tuesday Nov. 11th – Library will be closed for Veteran’s Day […]

by · October 28, 2008 · Comments are Disabled ·

Seward High Honor Roll 1st Quarter 2008-09

A B . . 9th Grade 10th Grade . . Gabe Esposito* Andrew Buchanan* . Maggie Herbert* Jonathan Chisholm* . Michaela Thomassen* Emily Draper* . Meg Berry James Logan* . Maddy Campbell MacKenzie Barnwell . Seirra Chisholm Nicholas Broughton . Chelsey Clarke Jeannette Butts . Logan Clemens Brett Chase . Derek Crain Trevor Clarke . Ava Dotomain Rebekah Cole . […]

by · October 28, 2008 · Comments are Disabled ·

Karron Beck Wedding Announcement

John and Laura Beck of Seward, Alaska are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter Annaleah Beck to Charles Robert Karron, son of Mike Karron of Soldotna, Alaska. The Bride is a 2003 graduate of Seward High School and attended the University of Northern Colorado, in Greeley, CO. Annaleah is currently teaching High School Social Studies and coaching varsity […]

by · October 27, 2008 · 1 comment ·

JOIN THE RESURRECTION BAY LION’S

For a membership drive dinner and refreshments on November 15 at the Breeze Inn. Lions club members are men and women who strive to make a difference in their local community as well as in communities worldwide. Their volunteer efforts go beyond the support of vision care, to addressing unmet health and education needs worldwide.  Why should I become a Lion? As a […]

by · October 25, 2008 · Comments are Disabled ·

JOIN THE RESURRECTION BAY LION'S

For a membership drive dinner and refreshments on November 15 at the Breeze Inn. Lions club members are men and women who strive to make a difference in their local community as well as in communities worldwide. Their volunteer efforts go beyond the support of vision care, to addressing unmet health and education needs worldwide.  Why should I become a Lion? As a […]

by · October 25, 2008 · Comments are Disabled ·
Cat Crisis at the Seward Animal Shelter

Cat Crisis at the Seward Animal Shelter

The intake of cats has heavily out outweighed the number of cats leaving the shelter in the past months. This obviously does not bode well for the future of some of the residents. In an effort to prevent the destruction (although humane, very unfortunate) of healthy, loving felines, I am sending out a plea to see if we can’t get […]

by · October 24, 2008 · Comments are Disabled ·
Seward Archery League

Seward Archery League

Friday’s: 6-9pm at the railroad terminal Two sessions: Nov 7th-Dec 18th Jan 9th-Feb 27th Dust off your bow and arrows and come down to the Railroad   Terminal for some target practice! Two sessions available. Cost is $35 per session or an $8 drop in fee. Participants are encouraged to bring their own equipment but some equipment can be made available. […]

by · October 24, 2008 · Comments are Disabled ·

Seward Music Fest Thanks

On behalf of the entire planning committee of the SMAF I would like to send out deepest gratitude to all who helped make this year’s music festival a total success. The momentum we are experiencing is exciting. People come to Seward from far and wide within our fair state as well as Outside! I would also like to thank and […]

by · October 24, 2008 · Comments are Disabled ·
Urgent Cat Homes Needed

Urgent Cat Homes Needed

The Seward Animal Shelter is experiencing a maximum capacity of cats at the shelter.  We typically do not have to euthanize for space purposes, but it is not looking good…. If you or anyone you know has been considering adopting a new feline friend- Now is the time!! Don’t delay you can get a new great friend AND save a […]

by · October 24, 2008 · Comments are Disabled ·

Design your own Christmas Ball

Rainy Day Creations will be open Friday Nov. 7, 6pm – 9pm and Saturday Nov. 8, 1pm to 7pm, for anyone wishing to design thier own Christmas Ball and watch as it is being created. These are great christmas gifts. This will be by appointment only. Cost is $25.00 per ball. Call Sharon or Tom Shirk at 224-5429 for more […]

by · October 22, 2008 · Comments are Disabled ·

Seward, AK – October 22, 2008 – Fodor’s Travel, the foremost name in travel publishing, has named the Alaska SeaLife Center a 2008 Fodor’s Choice selection. This distinction recognizes a remarkable achievement for the Center. Since 1988, Fodor’s Travel has been awarding the Fodor’s Choice distinction to only the very best hotels, restaurants and attraction around the world. Fodor’s writers […]

by · October 22, 2008 · Comments are Disabled ·
City Calendar

City Calendar

Seward City Council Regular Meeting Agenda October 27, 2008 at 7:00 p.m.   1. Call To Order 2. Pledge Of Allegiance 3. Roll Call   A. Swear in newly elected officials   Citizens’ Comments On Any Subject Except Those Items Scheduled For Public Hearing. Approval Of Agenda And Consent Agenda   6. Special Orders, Presentations And Reports A. Proclamations and […]

by · October 22, 2008 · Comments are Disabled ·

GOOD BEAR HUNTING WITHIN THE CITY LIMITS

I read in the Log a couple of years ago about the bear that was “hunted” up on First Avenue and the outrage that followed. Nothing has changed, last night we got a first hand look at a bear that was “hunted” on Second Avenue, specifically up a tree in our back yard. Around 4:30 pm yesterday, a young father […]

by · October 22, 2008 · 19 comments ·

That if you missed the voter registration deadline of October 5, 2008, that you can still vote for the President and Vice President?  Anyone who is 18 years of age or older and a U.S. citizen can come to the polls on Election Day (November 4, 2008) or to the City Clerk’s Office in City Hall for Absentee In-Person voting […]

by · October 20, 2008 · Comments are Disabled ·