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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, March 18, 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 Upstairs Conference Room, of Seward City Hall, 410 Adams […]

March 16, 2009 ·

Representative Seaton's March 16, 2009 Newsletter

Greetings from Juneau this 56th day of the 26th Legislative Session. This week we passed the operating budget with little contention. However, the three quarter vote needed to tap the Constitutional Budget Reserve (CBR) failed. This meant that the billion dollar transfer to the Education Fund, the 60 million transfer to the Revenue Sharing fund and the use of about […]

March 16, 2009 ·

#21 Week of March 9th, 2009 Dave Carey, Borough Mayor Monday, March 9th CORE Team Meeting, set goals and tasks for week. Strategic Meeting on Ladd Landing with Bruce Richards. Meeting with School District. Assembly Packet meeting with Staff. Pioneers of Alaska Meeting, sworn-in as President.

March 16, 2009 ·

Don't Forget The Alumni Game Tonight!

2009 Seahawks vs Seward High Alumni Women’s Game @ 6pm Urbach Expo Game Men’s Game @ 7:30 Split the Pot ~ Half-time Hoop Shoots ~ Concessions Gate Fee: Adults – $5 and Student – $2 All Proceeds to Benefit the Seward High School Athletic Program.

March 15, 2009 ·
Weird Book of the Week

Weird Book of the Week

I can still remember my Dad’s old Fire car; the one he drove for a short while during his earlier days working for the city Fire Department.  And it’s not the make or model or even color that’s etched in my memory, but two other features that left such a strong impression on that little boy I once knew.  One […]

March 15, 2009 ·

Shift Happens! Okay Seward Whaddya Think?

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ljbI-363A2Q

March 15, 2009 ·

March Madness has come to Seward, Alaska!

2009 Seahawks vs Seahawk Alumni Basketball Game Saturday, March 28th Women’s Game @ 6pm Urbach Expo Game ACOA vs KFT @ the completion of the Women’s game Men’s Game @ 7:30pm Admission: Students $2 & Adults $5 Looking for interested past players & cheerleaders. Any alumni wishing to participate can contact the team coordinators: Men’s Team – Bob Lechner @ […]

March 15, 2009 ·
Excerpts from the Tail Flipper

Excerpts from the Tail Flipper

That’s Epic By Miles Knotek That’s Epic” is a new series about very cool and epic sports that you may never have heard of. If you have an idea that’s epic, put an idea in the “Dear Lili” box and it might appear in the next paper. This week’s That’s Epic is about wing suit flying. Designed to simulate the […]

March 14, 2009 ·

Kids Love to Ski in Seward!

Seward is known to have great snow for skiing and this year Seward Nordic Ski Club (SNSC) has taken advantage. Tom Gillespie, Duane Chase and Herb Wottlin are grooming up a storm this year. Trails such as Mile Twelve (The Divide) trails, Bear Lake and even the high school track have been groomed to perfection. Seward Elementary teacher and Running […]

March 14, 2009 ·
Trail Lake Lodge in Moose Pass invites you to dine with us!

Trail Lake Lodge in Moose Pass invites you to dine with us!

Advertisment: We offer the Best Alaska has to offer in Seafood with some surprising twist on the American fare. The Dining Room will be opened Friday 4:00 to 8:00, Saturday & Sunday 8:00 to 8:00 the Bar until 12:00 +. Mark you Calendar *  Open Mic night 1st. Friday of the Month, Starts at 7:30pm *  Easter Dinner Special Sunday […]

March 14, 2009 ·
Iditarod Race Fans: Come to the Library!

Iditarod Race Fans: Come to the Library!

Better late than never.  The Seward Community Library has just become an Ultimate Insider to the Official Site of the Iditarod.  This means you have access to everything there is to offer.  Videos, GPS tracking, Insider only articles. Race fans won’t want to miss this opportunity.  Stop by the Library to cheer on the Seavey’s, watch Lance Mackey feast in […]

March 14, 2009 ·

Free Tax Service

Just a reminder in case you missed it. Free tax preparation and e-filing is available from certified IRS trained volunteers 3 days each week through April 15. On Mondays and Wednesdays from 8am to 10am & 2pm to 4pm, we are at the Senior Center on 4th Ave. Call 224-5604 to make an appointment or just walk in and wait. […]

March 13, 2009 ·

Legislative Teleconferences Link to week of March 16 to 20

http://www.legis.state.ak.us/basis/get_hearing.asp?session=26&Chamb=B&Date1=031609&Date2=032009&Comty=&Root=&Sel=1&Button=Display If you need additional information, call the Seward LIO at 224-5066

March 13, 2009 ·

Seward Senior Center Happenings

Seward Senior Center 336 3rd Ave 224-5604   Senior Center Happenings Lunch Everyday At Noon We have WiFi!   Monday 3/16 8:00                 AARP Tax Aide – Call 224-5604 for an appointment. 10:30-11:30     Core Balance Class 1:00                 Wii Bowling ~ Oldies, But Goodies 1:00                 Post Office Run   Tuesday 3/17  Happy St. Patrick’s Day 9:30-10:30       Strength Training 10:00               Art Class – […]

March 13, 2009 ·

Go Green in Your Pocketbook: Get the Kids Involved

By Jen Ransom It takes some fostering to get your kids involved in helping save the environment and money, especially if you’re just starting to change your own habits. Here are some quick, easy tips to get your little ones thinking green, and maybe save a few bucks (or help them earn a few) on the side. Daily Green Hour […]

March 13, 2009 ·

Far North Conservation Film Festival March 21!

6pm – 9:30pm at the Rae Building Free of Charge Featuring a diverse group of films about the conservation of wildlife, cultures, and wild places around the world. Sponsored by Resurrection Bay Conservation Alliance

March 12, 2009 ·
A Sense of Place: A Seward Column

A Sense of Place: A Seward Column

In the age of speed, it is nice to pause.  To take the time to think of what we say, to immerse ourselves in how we feel, to let a moment last perhaps a little longer than it always should, or does.  The reason that we show when paused, when our thoughts protest unruly haste, proves power lies in patience […]

March 12, 2009 ·
Swimmers Wanted

Swimmers Wanted

Several of our Bronze level swimmers have moved up in skill level to the Silvers. This makes room for new swimmers to join!Seward Tsunami Swim Club has openings in the beginning swimmer level. Interested swimmers can come to the Seward High School pool during the regular swim time (3-4pm) and pick up an application and ask questions. All swimmers must […]

March 11, 2009 ·
City Calendar

City Calendar

Seward City Council Special Meeting Action Agenda Monday, March 2, 2009 at 7:00 p.m. The following Resolution was Approved: Resolution 2009-014, Authorizing The City Manager To Purchase A Used Bucket Truck Outright In An Amount Not To Exceed $250,000 Rather Than To Pursue Previously Authorized Financing Of A New Bucket Truck Approved In Resolution 2008-134 For $510,000, And Appropriating Funds. […]

March 11, 2009 ·

NPS Science Symposium Coming to Seward!

Scientists who study the ecosystems of the National Park Units in Southwest Alaska (Katmai, Kenai Fjords, Lake Clark, Aniakchak, Alagnak) are coming to Seward to share their work with the public. Join us for the 3rd Biennial Long-term Monitoring Symposium: Understanding How Park Ecosystems Are Changing, Wednesday, April 1, 2009 at the Alaska SeaLife Center-Bear Mountain Conference Room in Seward. […]

March 11, 2009 ·
Borough & Federal Signal To Test Warning Sirens

Borough & Federal Signal To Test Warning Sirens

The Kenai Peninsula Borough Office of Emergency Management (OEM) will have Federal Signal Corporation (FSC) in the area March 18th – 24th to test the new sirens in Homer, Seward, Nanwalek, Port Graham and Seldovia. Most work will occur during business hours on weekdays, except for Saturday the 21st in Homer. The planned schedule is as follows, weather permitting: Seward […]

March 11, 2009 ·

Prescription Discount Card

After I paid an unbelievable $137 at the Safeway pharmacy for a tiny bottle of antibiotic ear drops, I found out about an incredible prescription discount card that could have saved me 20%. I don’t know why I didn’t know about this amazing program, since the Kenai Peninsula Borough has participated in the prescription discount program for over a year. […]

March 11, 2009 ·

CLIMATE CHANGE TRAINING

The Alaska SeaLife Center invites the public to participate in a half-day training on Climate Change on Wednesday March 18. Deborah Williams, of Alaska Conservation Solutions, will be presenting both morning and afternoon sessions to provide basic climate change literacy, especially as it relates to Alaska. Ms. Williams has been actively involved in conservation and sustainable community issues in Alaska […]

March 11, 2009 ·

Senator Gary Stevens Capitol Report-March 10

Capitol Report for March 10, 2009 by Senator Gary Stevens Hello again from Juneau. With about six weeks remaining in the session, the legislature is on pace for its April 19th adjournment. This week, the House will be voting on the Fiscal Year 2010 operating budget, which will then be sent to the Senate for consideration. Thanks to all who […]

March 10, 2009 ·

Redoubt Alert Lowered

REDOUBT VOLCANO (CAVW #1103-03-) 60°29’7″ N 152°44’38” W, Summit Elevation 10197 ft (3108 m) Current Aviation Color Code: YELLOW Current Volcano Alert Level: ADVISORY AVO lowered the Aviation Color Code and Alert Level to YELLOW/Advisory this morning. Seismic activity is low but above background levels. It remains possible for unrest at the volcano to change rapidly, advancing from relatively low […]

March 10, 2009 ·