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Seward High School Weekly Bulletin

10/10/2008 Thought of the week     A well regulated Militia, being necessary to the security of a free State, the right of the people to keep and bear Arms, shall not be infringed.  Second Amendment (bill of rights) SEAHAWK WRESTLING Fri/Sat. Dec. 12&13     @ State Wrestling Tournament     TBA SEAHAWK BASKETBALL Sat. Dec. 13th  @ Skyview   JV & Varsity B&G    12:00 SEAHAWK NORDIC SKIING Sat. […]

by · December 12, 2008 · Comments are Disabled ·

Rowing Club says thank you Seward

The Kenai Crewsers Rowing Club had a fantastic Christmas Auction – Fundraiser this year.   We would like to thank all of you who supported us by bidding on the wonderful, valuable, tasty, functional, creative, and beautiful items we had available for bidding.  Our club’s operating expenses are completely funded through membership dues, but in order to keep our boats in […]

by · December 11, 2008 · Comments are Disabled ·

Outfitter and Guide Special Use Notice

Notification to prospective Outfitter and Guide Special Use applicants for commercial use of the Chugach National Forest To prioritize proposals for outfitter and guide uses on the Chugach National Forest and to provide efficient and fair service to all applicants: All proposals for new outfitter and guide services and requests for renewal of existing authorizations on the Glacier, Seward, and […]

by · December 11, 2008 · Comments are Disabled ·
Jr. High Basketball Photographs Available

Jr. High Basketball Photographs Available

There are action shots available from this basketball season online at ballphotographs.com. This includes games played this season at SMS. If you are an interested fan please register with the site and you can take a look at the action. Congratulations on a fine season. Leonard Ball **Note, this image is copyrighted

by · December 11, 2008 · 2 comments ·
Teen Harvest 2 on 2 Basketball Tourney

Teen Harvest 2 on 2 Basketball Tourney

Fall 2008 Competitive League Volleyball Champs (from left to right): Bob Lechner, Larry & Julie DeBoard, Dan McDonald, Dennis Magnuson, Carri Fisher, Beth Jones and Celeste Lemme. Teen Harvest 2 on 2 Basketball Tourney (from left to right): Top: Travis Price, Robert Perea, Carlos Perea, Tyrone Anderson Bottom: Nick Stebbins, Nick Dipiero, Ryan Sawyer, Emily Draper, Meg Barry, Jessica Stallings, […]

by · December 10, 2008 · Comments are Disabled ·
City Calendar

City Calendar

Seward City Council Special Meeting Action Agenda Monday, December 8, 2008   Council Went Into Two Executive Sessions to Discuss Claims made by Polar Equipment Inc. and Seward Ships Drydock in regards to electrical generation that may result in litigation and to Discuss Pending Arbitration Filed By Seward Ships Drydock With Regards to Their Lease. Direction was given to the […]

by · December 10, 2008 · Comments are Disabled ·
Seward Museum Open House – Sunday 12/14 12-4pm

Seward Museum Open House – Sunday 12/14 12-4pm

The Resurrection Bay Historical Society will hold its annual Christmas Open House from 12 to 4 p.m., Sunday December 14th at the Seward Museum, Third and Jefferson. With Christmas decorations throughout the museum, the traditional model train running around the Christmas tree, refreshments, numerous door prizes, friendly conversation and the ever popular “Count the Teddy Bears Contest”, the open house […]

by · December 10, 2008 · Comments are Disabled ·
Sporadic Bird Report: hungry eagle drama!

Sporadic Bird Report: hungry eagle drama!

December 9, 2008 Seward, Alaska Sporadic Bird Report Sunrise 9:49 am, sunset 3:51 pm, length of day 6 hours, 1 minute; tomorrow will be 1 minute and 58 seconds shorter as we approach the December 21st winter solstice. Weather: December 7th was a spectacular sunny day, calm, and at 37º almost balmy! interrupting a string of gray, cloudy days stuck […]

by · December 9, 2008 · Comments are Disabled ·

Library to Close at 5:30pm Thurs. 12/11

The Seward Community Library will be closing early, at 5:30pm, on Thursday December 11th.  Our apologies for any inconvenience.  If you have after work Library errands that day, be sure to hustle on over.  Normal hours will resume the following day.

by · December 9, 2008 · Comments are Disabled ·
Flares

Flares

The Latest from Niebrugge Images Photo Blog Posted: 08 Dec 2008 12:01 PM CST A couple times a year, students from the marine program at AVTEC (a local vocational school), light off a wide variety of signal flares along the waterfront.  This allows them become familiar with there operation and use.  I thought it made for an interesting photo opp.

by · December 9, 2008 · Comments are Disabled ·

Butts/Quality Marine Wind turbine status??

[This is the speech I wanted to give at the City Council meeting tonight, but its six minutes long, and I am only allowed two minutes, so the version I am actually giving is much shorter] Mr. Mayor, Councilmembers. I am Theresa Butts of Quality Marine of Alaska I am going to talk about my windmill. My turbine was erected […]

by · December 8, 2008 · 4 comments ·

Reports from Borough Mayor Carey

Dear Seward City News: Since becoming Borough Mayor on October 20th, I have been writing weekly reports on my meetings and also a narrative about particular meetings. In addition, each week I try to write something regarding an issue or event from that week. This is now Week #8 as Borough Mayor. All of my reports, narratives and statements are […]

by · December 8, 2008 · Comments are Disabled ·
Weird Book of the Week

Weird Book of the Week

At what point does a wall become a wall?  A pressing question I know, but there must be a list of requirements that exist, even if only in our collective consciousness of various things constructed.  Build a wall too short and you’ve got a curb.  Or a step.  Or perhaps, since it is your wall, just a really short, curb-like […]

by · December 8, 2008 · Comments are Disabled ·

SCN 2008 Google Analytics Report

Below is the 2008 Google Analytics site traffic for your SewardCityNews.com.  In 2008 69,000 visits to the site were made and 123,000 pages were viewed.  The SCN now has 2465 articles, 556 registered contributors and countless more who participate through comment additions.  Thank you to readers and contributors for your time, attention and contributions.  We look forward to another great […]

by · December 8, 2008 · Comments are Disabled ·

Seward Parks and Recreation Bulletin

SPRD Closures Sports & Recreation Closed S&R will be closed the following dates: Thu, Nov 27; Mon, Dec 22 to Sat, Dec 27; Wed, Dec 31 @ 5pm & Thu, Jan 1.   Community Schools Closed Thu, Nov 27; Wed, Dec 24; Thu, Dec 25 & Mon Dec 29 to Thu, Jan 1.   Teen & Youth Center Closed Thu, […]

by · December 8, 2008 · Comments are Disabled ·
Christmas Wish Tree at Library

Christmas Wish Tree at Library

The Children’s Christmas Wish Tree at the Seward Community Library is now in place.  The Wish Tree is decorated with cards describing highly rated books for children and young adults that would be great additions to the library.  Individuals and organizations are invited to select a card or cards from the tree, and to sponsor the purchase of the item.  […]

by · December 4, 2008 · Comments are Disabled ·

Snow Removal PSA

In order to efficiently remove snow from the city roadways, the public works department will post “Street Closed” signs at least 12 hours prior to closure. Streets will be closed at 4am. After that time, vehicles still parked on the posted streets will be issued a citation and impounded at the owner’s expense. Please use common sense on other non […]

by · December 4, 2008 · Comments are Disabled ·
Cop Talk

Cop Talk

Question: Who is responsible for clearing snow off the sidewalks and bike paths in town? Answer: City Ordinance 13.01.025 Clearing sidewalks of snow and ice. In the city limits, residents’ property which is bordered by graded or paved sidewalks are responsible for the snow removal. The city maintains the bike paths by the schools and along the waterfront. State DOT […]

by · December 4, 2008 · Comments are Disabled ·
Bohemian Waxwing

Bohemian Waxwing

The Latest from Niebrugge Images Photo Blog Bohemian Waxwing Posted: 03 Dec 2008 06:00 AM CST     Bohemian Waxwing on the Mountain Ash in our backyard, Seward, Alaska. I love these colorful birds, but they sure can be tough to photograph.  Hundreds would descend on the tree at a time, and then they would feed in constant motion.  It was […]

by · December 4, 2008 · Comments are Disabled ·
Sporadic Bird Report: Snipe and Pacific loon

Sporadic Bird Report: Snipe and Pacific loon

December 3, 2008 Seward, Alaska Sporadic Bird Report Sunrise 9:39 am, sunset 3:56 pm, length of day 6 hours, 16 minutes; tomorrow will be 2 minutes and 53 seconds shorter. Weather: Once again the thermometer is stuck at 32º, turning our lovely snow to slush and ice, with a light freezing rain. More clouds, rain and snow, and wind are […]

by · December 3, 2008 · Comments are Disabled ·
City Calendar

City Calendar

Seward City Council Special Meeting Agenda Monday, December 8, 2008 at 6:00 p.m. 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. New Business A. Executive Session 1. Go Into Executive Session to Discuss Claims made by Polar Equipment Inc. […]

by · December 3, 2008 · Comments are Disabled ·
Seward Harbor Sunrise

Seward Harbor Sunrise

The Latest from Niebrugge Images Photo Blog Seward Harbor Sunrise Posted: 02 Dec 2008 06:00 AM CST Seward Boat Harbor at Sunrise, Alaska. This beautiful sunrise was Monday morning. This time of year, because the sun rises at such a shallow angle compared to the horizon, the colorful portion of the sunrise lasts 15 minutes or more.  I always have […]

by · December 3, 2008 · 3 comments ·

JUST TO LET YOU KNOW

quit being whinny babies and lets give everyone free speach OK you dont like tough we need to stop the babe mouth comments and just respect each others right of free speach [Admin's note: While the Seward City News is open to everyone to engage in discourse and discussion, we ask that writers attempt to use the conventions of written […]

by · December 3, 2008 · 3 comments ·
Seward Animal Shelter Update

Seward Animal Shelter Update

We have two featured Pets of the Week because we are really hoping they find a home together. “Norman” and “Albert” are 9-month old neutered male cats. Albert is short haired and Norman has barely medium hair. They are both beautiful, playful and love each other. They will be tons of fun for a lucky person who enjoys playful antics […]

by · December 2, 2008 · Comments are Disabled ·

Police Journal

11-28-08 0407, VERBAL WARNING Given to the operator after being contacted driving with expired registration. For curfew violation given to male 16 years of age for curfew violation. Parents responded to take him home. 1036, 911 hang up received from Subject. Dispatch called back and spoke with male who advised he and his girlfriend  were having an argument and she […]

by · December 2, 2008 · Comments are Disabled ·