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KPTCM Cover

KPTCM Cover

The Latest from Niebrugge Images Photo Blog Cover of the Kenai Peninsula Tourism Marketing Council Travel Guide (KPTMC), Alaska. This is actually a composite of two of our images combined by KPTMC.  You see, they really liked this photo from Harriman Fiord in Prince William Sound.  Problem was, even though it looked like it could have been captured in Kenai […]

April 29, 2009 · Comments are Disabled ·

First Friday Artist

The First Friday artist for Resurrect Art Coffee House is Dot Bardarson.  Her show is titled “Spirit of Alaska”, a display of watercolors having to do with Eskimo and Native art.  These pieces were inspired by her teaching experience in Point Hope and her residency at Chatham Cannery in SE Alaska where all her friends were Tlingit, mostly from Sitka […]

April 29, 2009 · Comments are Disabled ·

Road Issues Who to Contact Sqeaky Wheel Gets the Grease

Here are the top people of DOT. The commissioner of DOT this is his email address dot.commissioner@alaska.gov his name is Leo von Scheben. Allan Drake is one of the people they gave to us to contact his email is alan.drake@alaska.gov. Governor Palins email address sarah.palin@alaska.gov, Paul Seaton representative_paul_seaton@legis.state.ak.us, Gary Stevens senator_gary_stevens@legis.state.ak.us, Mark Begich phone number 202-224-3004 his email address begich.senate.gov/contact/contact.cfm […]

April 28, 2009 · 2 comments ·

Road Closure Extention

[7:59am] THE ROAD IS NOW OPEN.  One lane of traffic only. Official word. [4:31am] We have received the a call from the project manager, they are finishing up the grading and will have the bridge open for 8am to get the school buses though. [11:28pm] “morning” [10:34pm] 2:00am [9:10pm] What we know for sure that the road is not open.  […]

April 27, 2009 · 29 comments ·
In Love We Trust – Showing Tonight! 6pm at Library

In Love We Trust – Showing Tonight! 6pm at Library

Another gem of a film, showing tonight at the Seward Community Library, In Love We Trust at 6pm. About the film:  A divorced couple learns that the only way to save their little daughter Hehe, who suffers from a blood disease, is to have another child. Now both remarried, Mei Zhu and Xiao Lu are forced to test their love […]

April 27, 2009 · Comments are Disabled ·

AVTEC’s own Alaska Culinary Academy restaurant, The Academy Café, is open May 7 through June 12 during the Ala Carte and Dining Service classes. This is a combination of two classes that run consecutively, rotating the students through all areas of fine dining, from actual food production to dining room set-up and service. The Café is a perfect opportunity for […]

April 27, 2009 · Comments are Disabled ·

Seward Windsong Lodge Upgrade

The Seward Windsong Lodge is upgrading the in room TV’s to 32″ LCD flat screens and selling 19″ TV/VCR Combos w/remotes. $50 cash or check. Call Nick Hammond at 362-1889 between 9am-5pm to view and pick up. First come first serve. 57 tv’s total.

April 27, 2009 · Comments are Disabled ·

Pavilion Project Needs Volunteer Painters

Volunteer painters are welcome to help with the waterfront pavilion, which is being built at the end of Adams Street with City of Seward funding and an Alaska SeaLife Center donation. Volunteer painters are needed to fill shifts from May 18 through May 27. As many as eight volunteers can work per shift, and there are three shifts daily: 8 […]

April 27, 2009 · Comments are Disabled ·

Business & Economic Forum slated for May 13

The Seward City Council is sponsoring a Business and Economic Forum at the Seward High School Auditorium on Wednesday, May 13, from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. The forum will outline the policies and actions implemented since the last forum, which was held in September, 2007. The forum will also identify the actions and policies that will continue to encourage […]

April 27, 2009 · Comments are Disabled ·

Road Closure Extention

NOW OFFICIAL- ROAD CLOSURE EXTENDED TO 5PM TODAY, MONDAY APRIL 27TH. The DOT has run into delays  in the bridge installation but they are confident that the 5pm deadline will be met. Rumors of a single open lane are incorrect according to an onsite engeneer.  Any further developments will be here on SCN.

April 26, 2009 · 2 comments ·
Sandhill Cranes!

Sandhill Cranes!

This misty moisty morning, When cloudy was the weather, I chanced to watch 300 cranes, All clothed in feathers. They began to whoop and holler, I began to grin, Welcome home! Happy spring! And welcome back again! (Apologies to the original Mother Goose nursery rhyme.) April 26, 2009 Happy birthday to John James Audubon, born on this day in 1785. […]

April 26, 2009 · 2 comments ·
Project Bookpiglet: 'The Other Side of Desire'

Project Bookpiglet: 'The Other Side of Desire'

I like sex.  I’m sure you do too.  And that guy who lives across the street, with the hamster ranch, pirate flag and Alaska’s largest collection of Cabbage Patch dolls?  Oh yeah.  You bet he does. So we all have something in common.  Sort of.  Because although we may all enjoy that most frivolously sacrosanct of human pleasures, that certainly […]

April 25, 2009 · 1 comment ·
The Highway is now closed

The Highway is now closed

April 24, 2009 · Comments are Disabled ·

2nd AMENDMENT RALLY

Rally at SOLDOTNA SPORTS CENTER on Tues. APRIL 28 at 7:00p.m. sponsored by 2nd Amendment Task Force of KPB. SPEAKERS INCLUDE WAYNE ANTHONY ROSS AND 3 STATE LEGISLATORS FROM MONTANA also LOCAL STATE LEGISLATORS WILL BE IN ATTENDANCE. Law enforcement officers on state and local levels are invited to sit on a panel to answers questions we will pose. COME […]

April 24, 2009 · 5 comments ·

Seward Elementary Band Night!

Have you ever wanted to play a musical instrument? Admired rock stars, jazz artists, or sidewalk performers? Have a band instrument collecting dust in a closet or crawlspace? You are in luck! Seward Elementary School is starting a band program in the 2009-2010 school year, and we need you! Current 3rd, 4th, and 5th grade students are encouraged to attend […]

April 24, 2009 · Comments are Disabled ·

Parking fees in harbor

April 22, 2009 Re: Resolutions 2009-034, 035, and 036 Dear Mayor Corbridge and Council, I remember all the budget discussions last winter concerning the alarmingly low level of emergency reserves and the need to really cut down to essentials to balance our budget. It was very hard to decide where and how to cut the services, and where and how […]

April 24, 2009 · Comments are Disabled ·

Super Saturday Clean Up

Super Saturday Clean Up:  Saturday, May 9th, Parks and Recreation invites your families, class groups, churches, scouts, sports teams, agency, clubs or organizations to help beautify Seward! Compete for prizes in various categories for most litter and trash picked up. Pick up bags and register for the clean up at the SPRD gym (AVTEC, 519 4th Ave) between 10 am […]

April 24, 2009 · Comments are Disabled ·

Non-tenured contracts for school district

From: Donna Peterson, Superintendent Date: April 23, 2009 After the worksession Tuesday with the Borough Assembly and discussion yesterday with the leadership team, it is the District’s intent to move forward at the next School Board meeting on May 4 with the non-tenured teacher contracts originally scheduled for action on April 13.  The thought of using fund balance monies to […]

April 24, 2009 · Comments are Disabled ·
What do I do for Power on Extended Trips in the Field?

What do I do for Power on Extended Trips in the Field?

The Latest from Niebrugge Images Photo Blog Camping in the Chuach National Forest, Alaska. How do I handle the power needs for my digital camera and file storage on long trips away from electricity?  This was an ask Ron question brought up by two fellow blog’en photographer friends of mine Richard Wong and Gary Crabbe.  Both guys operate great blogs […]

April 24, 2009 · Comments are Disabled ·

LAUREN PELON MUSIQUE COMPANY

The Performing Arts Society will present a unique concert on Saturday, May 16, 2009, 7:00 p.m., at Resurrect Art Coffee House Gallery in Seward. Under the title, The Living Roots of Music, Lauren Pelon performs music from the 1st to  the 21st centuries on guitar, lute-guitar, lyre, recorders, gemshorns, cornamuse,  krummhorn, schreierpfeife, shawm, rackett, pennywhistles, concertina, ocarina, hurdy- gurdy, eagle […]

April 24, 2009 · 2 comments ·
Bridge Website

Bridge Website

The DOT now has a website for the bridge replacement project. http://www.dot.state.ak.us/creg/sewardbridges

April 24, 2009 · Comments are Disabled ·
Library Museum Telephone Survey Starts Today

Library Museum Telephone Survey Starts Today

An important Telephone Survey on the new Seward Community Library Museum begins today.  The purpose of the survey is to determine community interest in the new Library Museum in Seward.  We value your opinion and if contacted by the McDowell Group, please take a few minutes to complete the survey.  Financial support for the survey was provided by the Foraker […]

April 23, 2009 · Comments are Disabled ·

Sewing Machine Basics Class – Free

Saturday, April 25th noon-2pm in the Library Basement Meeting Room. Sewing machine basics, threading, tension, cleaning, needles, threads, bobbins, basic stitching, some troubleshooting. Come, learn, share, meet other sewing enthusiasts!

April 23, 2009 · Comments are Disabled ·

TIGHT-WAD SPECIALS

There sure are fine eatin places in Seward. The  MARINA RESTAURANT at the boat harbor is one of the them. Except for guns and rifles, I’ve got a hard time letting go of my hard earned money, so I always try the TIGHT-WAD SPECIALS menu and cup of coffee to wake me up for breakfast. For the price, the big […]

April 22, 2009 · 2 comments ·

City Calendar

Seward City Council Regular Meeting Agenda Monday, April 27, 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 1. Super Saturday Clean-up Day Proclamation 2. Terry’s […]

April 22, 2009 · Comments are Disabled ·