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Letter to City Council re Fluoride

Tonight you will undoubtedly be encouraged by words from the City Manager and the allegedly unbiased “Fluoride Committee” to pass an “advisory vote” resolution regarding adding Fluoride to City Water.

May 26, 2009 · 15 comments ·

Sporadic Bird Report: Wilson's Warbler

May 24, 2009 Seward, Alaska Sporadic Bird Report Sunrise 4:58 am, sunset 10:52 pm, length of day 17 hours, 53minutes; tomorrow will be 4 minutes and 0 seconds longer. Weather: Overcast weather continues, threatening rain but not delivering much yet). Despite the dry conditions, everything is shooting up in every shade of green possible. Temperatures remain cool, hovering in the […]

May 24, 2009 · 1 comment ·

Libary closed for Memorial Day

The Seward Community Library will be closed in obsevation of Memorial Day on Monday, May 25th. We will reopen at our usual time the following day.

May 23, 2009 · Comments are Disabled ·
"Journey to Statehood" with John Venables, May 28th at 7pm at Seward Community Library

"Journey to Statehood" with John Venables, May 28th at 7pm at Seward Community Library

Continue the celebration of the 50th Anniversary of Alaska Statehood this coming Thursday, as John Venables of Haines visits Seward on his tour of the state as key figures in Alaska history. The performance, sponsored by the Alaska Humanities Forum and the Rasmuson Foundation, will be held at the Seward Community Library at 7pm on Thursday, May 28th. John will […]

May 22, 2009 · Comments are Disabled ·

KPB Flood Plain Task Force Meeting

Notice is hereby given that the Kenai Peninsula Borough “Flood Plain Task Force” will hold a meeting on Wednesday, May 27, 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 the Council Chambers of Seward City Hall, 401 Adams Street, […]

May 22, 2009 · Comments are Disabled ·

Kevin Towsley Fundraiser~Thanks

On behalf of Kevin Towsley, I would like to thank the community of Seward for their support and contributions to our spaghetti dinner and auction event, held at the American Legion Post #5, on April 25th, 2009. Our volunteers who included cooks, ticket sellers, a photographer, entertainers, book keepers and donation gatherers, were outstanding. From set-up to clean-up, this event […]

May 22, 2009 · Comments are Disabled ·
Congratulations Seward High Class of 2009

Congratulations Seward High Class of 2009

Photos sent in by Carol Griswold

May 21, 2009 · Comments are Disabled ·

Seward Ship's Drydock- No Containment

Broken record here. Seward Ship’s Drydock continues to work without any containment. The ADEC required shielding screens were deployed when work was done on the Tempo Sea, but they are tattered and loose, utterly useless. There was nothing on the ground to prevent sandblast grit and paint from contaminating the ground and water table. I also noticed the usual piles […]

May 21, 2009 · 4 comments ·
What the lands west of Seward hold

What the lands west of Seward hold

Or: Three friends, two spoons, and the United States largest ice field. By: Daniel Schieffelin The road from Seward to Homer is 168miles of beautiful vistas some overlooking Cook Inlet and at times giving views of volcanoes in the distance. The more direct route is across America’s largest ice field. Named after, at this point, our second worst president; the […]

May 21, 2009 · 10 comments ·
Middle School Track

Middle School Track

The middle school track season is over and the winners have been awarded their medals. Seward Middle School came out well with lots of personal bests and many shiny medals hanging around their necks.  Coaches for this season were Angela Hammer and Laura Beck both teachers at SWMS. Marina Carpenter – 8th Place – 100 Meter Run Jeff Buchanan – […]

May 21, 2009 · 1 comment ·

Memorial Service for Kevin Towsley

March 7, 1970- May 14, 2009 A memorial service for Kevin will take place Saturday May 23rd, 2009. A Firefighters procession will begin at First Lake at noon and will travel through the harbor to the Memorial Service at the Dale Lindsey Railway Terminal @ 1:00 pm. A potluck reception will take place at the Legends building on the corner […]

May 21, 2009 · Comments are Disabled ·

City Calendar

Seward City Council Regular Meeting Agenda Monday, May 26, 2009 at 7:00 p.m. 1. CALL TO ORDER 2. PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE 3. ROLL CALL 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 Awards B. Borough Assembly Report C. City Manager’s Report […]

May 20, 2009 · Comments are Disabled ·

Seen the 05/21 City Calendar?

What a Surprise! A vote on the Fluoride “Advisory Ballot” right after the first weekend of Summer. Can anyone imagine a better time for a thorough investigation by the public into this complex and controversial issue? And with a full five day’s notice I’m sure everyone  is updating their calendars: 1) Mow lawn 2) figure out what to do with […]

May 20, 2009 · 21 comments ·

Scholarships Available to Science and Engineering summer camp

Two full scholarships for Seward and Moose Pass students, grades 6th to 11th, to attend science and engineering camp at UAA, are available. See www.seekalaska.org for more information and application. Deadline to apply for scholarship is this Friday, 22 May 2009. These scholarships are possible through the support of the Seward Community Foundation, a fund of The Alaska Community Foundation, […]

May 20, 2009 · Comments are Disabled ·

Providence Seward Clarification

Providence Seward Medical & Care Center has voluntarily surrendered its Home Health License effective May 6 2009. To clarify, PSMCC is no longer offering Home Health services. Please discuss alternate opportunities for these services in Seward with your primary caregiver.

May 20, 2009 · Comments are Disabled ·

Community Hymn Sings Return to Seward

The community is once again invited to join in the fellowship of hymn singing. Persons from all traditions are welcomed to attend these monthly events. The first hymn sing will be on June 3rd at 7 PM at the United Methodist Church, 321 4th Avenue. Our special guest song leader, for this hymn sing, will be Kyle Schneider, music instructor […]

May 20, 2009 · Comments are Disabled ·
Driftwood and Mt Alice

Driftwood and Mt Alice

The Latest from Niebrugge Images Photo Blog I found this cool looking stump on the beach about a month ago, and have intended to “work” it for some time now. I can see myself returning to this spot and trying different compositions in varying light. This was from last night at about 10:15. Since the sun was off the driftwood, […]

May 20, 2009 · Comments are Disabled ·
Two Small Business Development Center Events Coming to Seward

Two Small Business Development Center Events Coming to Seward

10 Steps to Successful Government Contracting June 2, 2009, 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 pm Seward City Council Conference Room Determine if your business is ready to sell and market to federal, state, and local government agencies. Jody King, PTAC Contract Specialist, will show you how PTAC can assist your business and cover registering in government databases, understanding government codes, and […]

May 20, 2009 · Comments are Disabled ·

Pink Cheeks Triathlon – video #2

Another short video showing clips from triathlon held in Seward a couple weeks ago –

May 19, 2009 · Comments are Disabled ·

Plant & Bake Sale, SEWARD SENIOR CENTER

The Seward Senior Center is having a Plant & Pastry Sale on June 5th from 11am to 4pm. We are seeking donations of perennials, starts, seedlings & small plants.  We also need baked goods, packaged to sell.  Call 224-5604 for more info.  Thank you!  We’ll see you at the sale!

May 19, 2009 · Comments are Disabled ·
7 Years and Counting!

7 Years and Counting!

The Latest from Niebrugge Images Photo Blog A Least Sandpiper resting near Seward, Alaska. Seven years ago I walked away from a great job with full benefits, a wonderful boss and awesome co-workers to pursue my dream of being a photographer.  Janine had left her job a couple of years before to begin building the business and it was time […]

May 19, 2009 · Comments are Disabled ·

TNT Softball Cookout

Resurrection Bay Baptist Youth Group is hosting a softball cookout! Who: ages 12-19 What: Food…hot dogs, chips, soda, softball, singing, and preaching. When: May 29th at 6:30pm. Where: John Perry Fields Cost: Free! Need a ride? Call 224-6033. Leave a message with your name and number and we will gladly come pick you up for an evening of food and […]

May 19, 2009 · Comments are Disabled ·

The Closet is closed the rest of May

The Closet will not be open May 19th or May 26th. We will continue with regular hours (3:30-5:30) Tuesday, June 2nd. I apologize for any inconvience this causes. Call Valarie at 224-7052 with questions or if you are interested in volunteering. Thank you!

May 19, 2009 · Comments are Disabled ·
Seward Animal Care and Control Update

Seward Animal Care and Control Update

Featured Pet: “Nova” is a gentle 1-year old spayed female who is quiet and slightly shy with a big streak of extreme snuggler. She would do best in a home with similar qualities! If ‘Nova’ is not the right personality match for your home come visit other wonderful felines looking for lifelong homes at the Seward Animal Shelter- 412 Sixth […]

May 18, 2009 · 1 comment ·

Residential Camping Complaints Continue

Every summer Seward sees an influx of visitors and seasonal workers. As a result, motor homes, tow campers and tents begin to appear in back yards and vacant lots around town. This spring is no different, and the illegal camping complaints have begun to mount. Many are unaware that seasonal camping in Seward is restricted. Just because a land owner […]

May 18, 2009 · 5 comments ·