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Seward El Running Club Travels to Kenai

Seward El Running Club Travels to Kenai

Congrat’s to the Seward El Running Club members that were able to travel to Kenai for the Open Races this past Friday.  We hope that many more kids, parents and community members will be out in full force to participate and support all the Seward kids running in the Middle School & Open Races this Friday, Sept 25 starting at […]

September 22, 2009 ·

Seahawks vs Whalers

Another Seahawks football game covered by Gabe Esposito Seahawks vs Whalers from SewardCityNews on Vimeo.

September 22, 2009 ·

Fall is here, and we are well on our way and in the final stages of constructing the new Disc Golf Course. Full page, printable map of the new course  Disc Map 1.6.pdf Located between the Seward High School and the Middle School, on the Metco Trail System and Cross Country Running Course, this course winds through towering hemlocks, spruce, […]

September 22, 2009 ·

This week at Seward Middle School

*After school tutoring with Mr. Plan is available every Mon-Wed from 2:30-3:30.  Please attend if you need help, are behind on assignments or just need a quiet place to work. *Please remember that sick children should stay home from school.  You can check Edline or call the school to get missing assignments. * The Seward Middle School Drama production, Cinderella, […]

September 21, 2009 ·
Qutekcak Sobriety Gathering Well Attended

Qutekcak Sobriety Gathering Well Attended

Strong Turnout For Qutekcak’s 16th Annual Sobriety Gathering By Heidi Zemach for Seward City News An estimated 300 people attended a day-long gathering at the Cruise Ship Terminal in downtown Seward this weekend. Participants came from Seward and surrounding communities, Anchorage, and some came from as far as Montana to attend the gathering. Activities included performances by a number of […]

September 21, 2009 ·

Heart Beat of Alaska

Jeannie Green was in town to do a show. I was thrilled to work the camera for Jeannie and her husband Dennis. Shooting videos for Alaska has been an AWESOME experience. Now that summer time in Seward is done, I can now focus on my other project the,Jesse Lee home. By the way I now have two sites up one […]

September 21, 2009 ·

New Research Shows: Chiropractic Care for Children is Safe and Effective

The International Chiropractic Pediatric Association’s (ICPA) ground breaking study, The Safety and Effectiveness of Pediatric Chiropractic: A Survey of Chiropractors and Parents in a Practice-Based Research Network, was published this month in the prestigious, biomedical journal, Explore: The Journal of Science and Healing. The objective of this study was to describe the practice of pediatric chiropractic, including its safety and […]

September 21, 2009 ·

Community Calendar orders

Want to celebrate a birthday, anniversary, or other event in 2010? You can ensure Sewardites far and wide know about it by listing in the 2010 Seward Community Calendar.  To order your 2010 calendar, include listings in the calendar, and help foster community spirit all while supporting music education; download and turn in your order form today.

September 20, 2009 ·
International Day of Peace

International Day of Peace

Celebrate the International Day of Peace by viewing the award winning movie Soldiers of Peace Monday September 21, 2009 7 PM K.M.Rae Building (Institute of Marine Science building) $10 Adult-$5 Student $25 Family Advanced tickets are available at Rez Art, Cover to Cover Books Tickets are available at door! Sponsored by Seward People for Peace For more information contact Lori […]

September 20, 2009 ·
Trip To Freedom

Trip To Freedom

By Heidi Zemach for Seward City News A wonderful “Free Willie” moment took place at Lowell Point in Seward Saturday as rehabilitators from the Alaska SeaLife Center released a harbor seal pup to the wild. The grey spotted male harbor seal, who had been cared for in captivity for four months, was carried from the back of the truck in […]

September 20, 2009 ·

Seward High School Bulletin

Homecoming will be this Saturday, September 19, 2009.  There will be a Varsity HOME football game vs. Barrow beginning at 2 p.m.  There will also be a float decorating contest.  The winning class in the spirit parade class float competition will receive a $100 prize from the Booster Club.  The Homecoming Dance will be held at the high school from […]

September 18, 2009 ·

Falls are top cause of injury for seniors; advocates launch prevention campaign Accidental – and usually preventable – falls are the number one cause of injury to Alaskans age 65 and older, often causing serious injury such as brain trauma or hip fracture. To highlight fall hazards and the easy steps Alaskans can take to reduce them, Alaska Governor Sean […]

September 18, 2009 ·

Senator Gary Stevens Interim Report

Senator Gary Stevens Interim Report September, 2009 by Senator Gary Stevens Hello again. A busy summer is giving way to an active autumn as cooler temperatures settle in over the region and the leaves change color, a reminder that it won’t be long until we’re preparing to head back to Juneau for another legislative session. Over the next few months, […]

September 17, 2009 ·
Thank You to the Salmon Bake and New Seward Arts Council Members!

Thank You to the Salmon Bake and New Seward Arts Council Members!

The Seward Arts Council would like to extend an enormous thank you to Vince Benjamin, the kitchen crew, and the wait staff at the Salmon Bake restaurant for their help in making the 2009 membership event such a smashing success! Sunday’s Seward Arts Council membership event attracted over 150 new members, and everyone enjoyed the tasty burgers and sandwiches generously donated […]

September 17, 2009 ·

Bridge Replacement Phase III

We are gearing up to start phase III of the bridge replacement project on the Seward Highway.  This work entails placement of a temporary bridge at Trail River Bridge.  Alaska Interstate Construction has been awarded the contract and should start mobilizing to the site later this week and early next week.  We hope to break ground around the 23rd or […]

September 17, 2009 ·

Seward Volleyball Upcoming Events

Seahawks volleyball are playing the Grace Grizzlies Thursday September 16th. C team starts at 3:00 and JV, and Varsity to follow. Friday the varsity team plays Heritage at 3:30. These are some of the last home games of the season for the Seahawk volleyballers, so come out and support the team.

September 16, 2009 ·
Enterprise Fund Proposals Unlikely To Please

Enterprise Fund Proposals Unlikely To Please

Heidi Zemach for the Seward City News While Seward is growing, its harbor floats, power, sewer and water lines are deteriorating, with inadequate funds set aside to replace them. The Seward City Council met for almost five hours in a work session Tuesday Sept 15 to discuss City Manager Phillip Oates’ suggestions for replenishing the coffers of the six city […]

September 16, 2009 ·
City Calendar

City Calendar

Seward City Council Regular Meeting Action Agenda Monday, September 14, 2009 at 7:00 p.m. The Following Ordinance Was Introduced And Set For Public Hearing On September 28, 2009: Ordinance 2009-007, Amending City Zoning Map By Rezoning Lots 25 And 26a, Block 12, Original Townsite Of Seward From Single Family Residential (R1) To Urban Residential (UR) Located On The West Side […]

September 16, 2009 ·

Letter to Seward City Council

Dear City Council Member, May I respectively remind you that America was founded on the premise of representation by the people and for the people, not representation of the government to promote more government and higher assessments on the people. As elected council member you have a solemn duty to represent the will of citizens of Seward and not any […]

September 16, 2009 ·
Seward Highway Closure

Seward Highway Closure

At the last Council meeting I gave an update about a pending closure of the Seward Highway at the Trail River Bridge. This message provides the same update to the public and all on the staff. DOT/PF is planning to close the Seward Highway in the vicinity of the Trail River Bridge for a period of hours at night beginning […]

September 16, 2009 ·
Seward Thrills Mystery Buffs

Seward Thrills Mystery Buffs

Alaska Sisters in Crime Thrilled By Seward (By Heidi Zemach for the Seward City News) Twenty curious, literary women with a penchant for looking at the seamier side of life visited Seward last weekend. These mystery readers, writers, and aspiring writers were on a retreat to share trade secrets from the experts, from one another, and from members of the […]

September 16, 2009 ·
2009 Seward Music and Arts Festival–Musician Spotlight

2009 Seward Music and Arts Festival–Musician Spotlight

This weeks’ 2009 Seward Music and Arts Festival musician spotlight is Woodrow, headed by singer-songwriter Jared Woods.  Anchorage fans voted Jared Woods best singer and best guitar player in 2006, and he is often referred to as the town’s most popular acoustic performer. “If you know anything about anything where local music is concerned, chances are you’ve heard of Jared Woods,” […]

September 15, 2009 ·
Seward City Council Meets

Seward City Council Meets

Seward City Council Meeting By Heidi Zemach for Seward City News The Seward City Council has begun to discuss the FY 2010/2011 two-year budget. City Manager Phillip Oates promised at Monday’s meeting to deliver the council a balanced budget with no reduction in personnel or services to consider. It would provide no COLA increase for 2010, however. It also would […]

September 15, 2009 ·

Enterprise Fund Rate Review

September 15 at 4:30 pm begins the ‘Bird’ Enterprise Fund Rate Review work session.  This may be a long work session because this review will not only cover rates and the state of the electric utility, but also addresses the same issues in other enterprise funds like the harbor, water, and wastewater and should be very important information for us […]

September 15, 2009 ·

Seward Autism Lectures

SeaView Community Services is willing to host these Autism video conference lectures for the whole year. We will meet in the main conference room of SeaView Community Services. We will need to limit the number of people to a maximum of 12 people. If you are interested in attending any one of the lectures, I ask that you call me […]

September 15, 2009 ·
Volunteers Needed!

Volunteers Needed!

2009 Seward Music and Arts Festival September 25-27 Volunteers Needed! Join a team dedicated to bringing music and arts to Seward for the sixth year. Positions needed: Master of Ceremonies, Security, Admissions, T-shirt Sales, Set-up Crew (begins week of September 22nd), Stage Hands, Kids Area, Tidy/Trash pick-up, Gopher (automobile needed), Take-down Crew. There will be free admission tickets, food, beer […]

September 15, 2009 ·