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desperately seeking lost keys

If you happend to be in Kimberly Court Saturday night or Sunday morning and noticed a set of keys and perhaps put them somewhere, we would REALLY like to have them back. The hassles involved in replacing one of them has become exponential. If you have any idea about them, please call 224-2383 Thanks

December 31, 2009 ·

Video explaining the POST OFFICE THEFT

IF you know of any one who it might be that took the video game call the police Christmas gift for a 6 yr old gets stolen

December 31, 2009 ·

New Year's Eve Resolution

Here’s the final call out. Here’s your last chance to snag a pair of discounted New Year’s Eve Ball Tix!!! They’ll be pulled as of tomorrow at 2pm, so resolve early to get a jump on em. It’s last minute but you can do it. One of the funnest possible ways to usher in the new year!!! It’s the one […]

December 30, 2009 ·

Join with other worshipers at 7 pm on New Year’s Eve at the United Methodist Church and begin your ringing out of the old and ringing in of the new with a time of spiritual reflection and commitment to living the coming year in a closer walk with God. This will be a joyful, but reflective service of prayer, chant, […]

December 30, 2009 ·
Fire Thank you!!

Fire Thank you!!

The Wilde Family has a big thank you to all the Fire Fighters & EMT’s who responded to our house yesterday. They are an amazing team that is well trained and caring, with each one knowing his/her assignment by heart. They went to great lengths to limit the damage from extinguishing the chimney fire, and were gone as professionally as […]

December 30, 2009 ·

Learn to Cross Country Ski for Fitness and Fun

Are you looking for a way to lose weight or stay fit in the winter?   Does getting some fresh air and winter daylight boost your mood?  Would you like to find an activity that refreshes you without aggravating arthritis or injuries?  If the answer is yes to any of the above, then look no further than your local cross-country (X-C) […]

December 29, 2009 ·

SEWARD SENIOR CENTER HAPPENINGS

336 Third Ave 224-5604 9:00am-4:00pm Monday-Friday, Saturday 11:30-2:30pm SEWARD SENIOR CENTER WILL  CLOSE  at 3pm, Thursday, Dec. 31st, and will reopen on Monday, Jan. 4th at 9am.  HAPPY NEW YEAR!  *LUNCH MENU week of Dec. 28th: (Mon)MEAT LOAF;(Tue)  TUNA NOODLE CASSEROLE; (Wed) CHICKEN & DUMPLINGS; (Thurs)OYSTER STEW ; (Fri) CLOSED; (Sat) CLOSED-NO BRUNCH. *FREE lunches for Senior VETERANS beginning December 1st at the Center this winter, sponsored by […]

December 28, 2009 ·

Summer Time in Seward video showing

Summer Time in Seward is done and has been played on TV. There will be a showing on Jan, 13th @ the Resurrection coffee shop from 6pm-7pm there will be PIZZA PIZZA and more PIZZA along with a suggested donation of $4-2 any questions call Independent Living Center 224-8711 or me 224-2037

December 28, 2009 ·
Lost Dog Found in Forest Acres

Lost Dog Found in Forest Acres

Lost dog found on Hemlock near Seward Hwy. Male, found 5:45pm 12-27-09 Do you recognize this dog? Please call Ben 907-491-3128 or 907-224-2556

December 27, 2009 ·
The Green Beet: Green Resolution

The Green Beet: Green Resolution

By Jen Ransom for Seward City News 2010 is the start of a new year and a new decade. Why not make them a little greener by focusing your new year’s resolution on living a more sustainable and green lifestyle? This could be a life-altering resolution, like giving up one’s car for a bike this year, or a smaller but […]

December 27, 2009 ·
Seward gets last Exxon payment, agrees to subsidize electric for three businesses

Seward gets last Exxon payment, agrees to subsidize electric for three businesses

By Heidi Zemach for Seward City News The City of Seward has received $1.62 million dollars, the final payment of Exxon Qualified Settlement Fund. Attorney’s fees on the city’s entire share of the recoveries was 22.4% of the total, or $468,000. Seward has received a total $3.4 million to date over the past 20 years. When added to the budgeted […]

December 27, 2009 ·

Holiday Luminary Ski Postponed

The Seward Nordic Ski Club regrets to announce that we are postponing the Holiday Luminary Ski scheduled for this evening due to wind and rain.  Stay tuned for an announcement for an alternate event date some time in January or February!  Happy Holidays.

December 26, 2009 ·

Holiday Health and Wellness Tip Day 12

Take Care of Yourself and Enjoy the Holidays Taking care of yourself during the holiday season helps to keep your mind and body primed to deal with stress and muscle tension. Pay attention to your own needs and feelings, and find ways to lessen stress and enhance your overall health. Our bodies have the capacity to do a little more […]

December 24, 2009 ·

Avalanche Advisory from USFS

Hello, This is Alex McLain with the USFS and the following will serve as a general Avalanche Advisory.  With the new snow/rain over the past few days and increased temps, we have seen an increase in avalanche danger.  The current avalanche danger is at Considerable.  This means that natural avalanches are possible and human triggered avalanches are likely.  So for […]

December 23, 2009 ·

Free Holiday Movie

Alvin and the Chipmunks evening show is at 7:30, not 7:00 as previoulsy posted.

December 23, 2009 ·

Holiday Health and Wellness Tip Day 11

Wrap the Right Way Wrapping gifts can be a fun task in anticipation of the holidays, but it can also lead to back and neck pain. There are easy ways to avoid discomfort. Start by improving your posture. No matter what you’re doing during the holidays, it’s important to maintain good posture. Posture is the position in which we hold […]

December 23, 2009 ·
Ptarmigan on last day of Seward CBC Count Week

Ptarmigan on last day of Seward CBC Count Week

Seward, Alaska Sporadic Bird Report December 22, 2009 Sunrise 10:01 am, sunset 3:51 pm, length of day 5 hours, 49 minutes; tomorrow will be 0 minutes and 18 seconds longer. Weather: Temps holding in the mid 30s, clouds every shade of blue-gray. Winds calm, sprinkles. Icy everything! Surprised to see the growing moon this evening. Last day of the Seward […]

December 22, 2009 ·

Bits of History – A 1911 Seward Christmas

From your friends at the Seward Museum, we hope you enjoy this latest installment in the ‘Bits of History’ series.  Please join Lee Poleske for this week’s look into the past as a young and vibrant Seward, Alaska celebrates Christmas during the winter of 1911.  The video may also be viewed on YouTube at following address:  http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nIQpMn6ZcN0 Merry Christmas and […]

December 22, 2009 ·

Seward New Year's Eve Statehood Ball

Seasons Greetings Seward! It’s funny how this particular time of year is supposed to embody relaxation and time spent with family, and how it really translates into, “run your butt off between here anchorage, the post office, gift shops, and stuck in traffic until you’re dizzy/half crazed and succumb to Holiday Madness!!” Well stop chewing on the steering wheel, we […]

December 22, 2009 ·

Download Audiobooks and More to Your Mobile Phone with Your Library Card!

SEWARD COMMUNITY LIBRARY NOW GIVES USERS THE ABILITY TO CHECK OUT AND DOWNLOAD AUDIOBOOKS AND MORE ON THE GO Seward, AK. December 22, 2009 – Did you know that you can download audiobooks and music from your library’s website? Now, Seward Community Library offers even greater access to their popular download service, ListenAlaska, through a mobile device-optimized website coupled with […]

December 22, 2009 ·

Holiday Health and Wellness Tip Day 10

Consider Safety When Decorating Especially as we age, climbing ladders and bending and twisting when decorating the home and tree with holiday lights and ornaments can aggravate lower back pain and cause falls. As you decorate for the season, keep these health and safety tips in mind. Anyone can take a spill when decorating for the holidays, but falls do […]

December 22, 2009 ·
Seward CBC Count Week, Day 5: Green-winged Teal

Seward CBC Count Week, Day 5: Green-winged Teal

December 21, 2009 Sunrise 10:01 am, sunset 3:50 pm, length of day 5 hours, 49 minutes; tomorrow will be 0 minutes and 8 seconds LONGER. Happy Winter Solstice! Weather: 39º, blowing rain from the south on top of all that lovely snow. More of the same in the forecast. Day Five of the Seward Count Week Highlight today was a […]

December 21, 2009 ·

Senator Gary Stevens December Interim Report

Senator Gary Stevens Interim Report December, 2009 by Senator Gary Stevens Season’s greetings. In just a few weeks, lawmakers from around the state will head back to Juneau for the second session of the Twenty-Sixth Alaska State Legislature, which convenes on Tuesday, January 19, 2010. 2010 marks my tenth year in the legislature, and my second year as Senate President. […]

December 21, 2009 ·

SEWARD SENIOR CENTER HAPPENINGS

336 Third Ave 224-5604 9:00am-4:00pm Monday-Friday, Saturday 11:30-2:30pm SEWARD SENIOR CENTER WILL  CLOSE  at 3pm, Wed. Dec. 24th and will reopen on Monday, Dec. 28th.  *LUNCH MENU week of Dec. 21st: (Mon)BEEF STROGANOFF (Tue)  BBQ CHICKEN; (Wed) PORK CHOPS; (Thurs)TURKEY ; (Fri) CLOSED; (Sat) CLOSED-NO BRUNCH. *FREE lunches for Senior VETERANS beginning December 1st at the Center this winter, sponsored by Sons of American Legion in Seward. *FITNESS: […]

December 21, 2009 ·

Holiday Health and Wellness Tip Day 9

Enjoy Winter Activities The holiday season brings with it lots of winter activities such as sledding, skiing, skating and shoveling. Unfortunately, those activities can also cause painful muscle spasms, strains or tears. Take steps to avoid injury and pain. Winter recreational activities and chores can pose problems for the outdoor enthusiast whose body is not in condition.  Simply walking outside […]

December 21, 2009 ·

Ski Club Greets January Full Moon

Progressive Blue Moon Ski Party, Saturday Jan. 2 at 6pm This much-anticipated “hut-to hut” ski event will begin in the early evening in Questa Woods and finish at Bear Lake.  Skiers will meet at Ray and Julie Robinson’s, then ski to Bear Lake, making stops for tasty food and drink along the way.  No charge, although donations are welcome.  This […]

December 21, 2009 ·