Thaw This was not the life Arthur Becks had dreamed of. Trudging home through the snow, the legs of his trousers a sodden, clinging mess below his knees, where tired wool met cracking leather, this very night he had finally come to the unfortunate conclusion that he was not a happy man. For more evenings now than he cared to […]
Recent News & Information
From: Adn.com By JAMES HALPIN firstname.lastname@example.org Alaska State Troopers began hunting for Thomas Lorah’s erratically swerving truck along the Seward Highway more than a half-hour before he crashed head-on into another vehicle, killing one person in the other vehicle and severely injuring another last July, according to documents filed in court Wednesday. Lorah, 28, was indicted last week on charges […]
The Domestic Violence Sexual Assault (DVSA) program at SeaView Community Services is hosting a Chocolate Tasting Fundraiser on Saturday, February 6 from 6:00 – 8:00PM at SeaView Plaza. The Chocolate Tasting includes chocolates provided by Sweet Darlings, Modern Dwellers, Ferrero Chocolates USA, Chef Elizabeth Fackler and AVTEC pastry students, and other local talents. We will have two chocolate fountains and […]
By Nancy Erickson The Seward Community Library Museum Project closed out its growing list of corporate donors in 2009 with a generous donation from Seattle-based accounting firm Jackson, Morgan & Hunt, PLLC. According to a recent SCLM newsletter, cost of the new co-located facility is estimated to be $10 million, which covers expenses ranging from planning to furniture and fixtures. […]
I encourage all interested residents to take a short drive along Port Avenue and loop around the cruise ship terminal. The snow is brown with coal dust, the area under the conveyor belt is black with coal bits and chunks. When the ship is being loaded, look in the water under the trestle and you will see and hear the […]
(Heidi Zemach for Seward City News) Coal dominated the Seward City Council meeting Monday, Jan 25th, as nearby, coal-filled trains pulled up to the Seward waterfront coal transfer facility, steadily growing a 90,000 ton-plus coal pile as it was loaded onto a waiting ship. The council unanimously agreed to undertake a community-wide ambient air monitoring program, implemented by the Alaska […]
January 25, 2010 Second Session of 26th Alaska Legislature From the desk of Rep. Paul Seaton Volume 83 Contact Information (907) 465-2689 Toll Free: (800) 665-2689 Fax: (907) 235-4008 Website: http://www.RepPaulSeaton.com Email: Rep.Paul.Seaton@Legis.state.ak.us Greetings from Juneau after this first week of the second session of the 26th legislature! Tina and I have settled into the same apartment that we […]
Learn to X-C Ski Class set for this Saturday at 10:30am Local physical therapist and ski enthusiast Natalie Sook is offering a Learn to Cross-Country Ski clinic on Saturday, January 30 at 10:30am. Please arrive early so that you are ready to start by 10:30. The likely location will be Bear Lake at the public access on Old Sawmill Road, […]
The Latest from Niebrugge Images Photo Blog Sunrise over the Chugach National Forest, Seward, Alaska. It has been a little while since I have posted a new photo from Seward. Here is a recent image captured out or front door of a view that never gets old!
The monthly Senior Center Health Talk normally scheduled on the second Tuesday of each month will be on Tuesday, February 2, 12 pm at the Senior Center. Please note the change on your calendars. Dr. Anthony Larson with Providence Seward Medical & Care Center will be speaking about Eye & Vision Problems.
Last year we started a recycling program at Seward Middle School. We rely on student volunteers to take the recycling to the dump for us, which has been successful until now. Our recyclable materials are piling up and we desperately need someone to physically take our recycling to the dump once a week. We will have everything sorted and bagged, it is […]
So far we have had many generous donations to go towards aiding the people of Haiti, for which we are very grateful. If you wish to donate you can bring in your change or write a check to SWMS100% of which to go to charity. You can drop off donations to the middle school office or Miss Fischer, room 110. […]
A reminder that this Thursday will mark the beginning of the Book Discussion Series led by Doug Capra, ‘What Does it Mean to be Human?’. We’ll be meeting at 6:30pm in the library basement to discuss the powerful book, Say You’re One of Them by Uwem Akpan. We hope you’ll join us. For those of you already signed up, or […]
The AmeriCorps members at the Alaska SeaLife Center are working towards a better recycling plan here in Seward. In an effort to better understand the people of Seward’s needs and ideas we have put together an online survey that anyone can fill out. This information will aide the volunteers as they work towards how to best serve Seward. Please take […]
These are stories that I remember after 12 years in the village of Selawik, 3 miles above the Arctic Circle and 90 air miles east of Kotzebue. For a long while I have wanted to add onto the handwritten journals that have about Selawik. After living there for 12 years, there are so many stories that have not been told. […]
Capitol Report for January 25, 2010 by Senator Gary Stevens Hello again. The second session of the 26th Alaska Legislature got underway on Tuesday, January 19th. With some new faces in the Senate and the House this year, our first session with Governor Sean Parnell in office and a background of election year politics, it promises to be another interesting […]
SAVE THE DATE February 21, 2010 for Iditarod Days Skijor Fun Run sponsored by the Seward Nordic Ski Club and Seward Iditarod Trail Blazers. This five mile fun run will be held at Bear Lake easy terrain and great viewing. Race will simulate a mail run to commemorate Iditarod all racers will have to pick up mail […]
IN GENERAL. *The Penny War continues this week. So far we have had many generous donations, for which we are very grateful. If you wish to donate you can bring in your change or write a check to SWMS100% of which to go to charity. Thank you to everyone who has contributed so far! You can drop off donations to […]
336 Third Ave 224-5604 9:00am-4:00pm Monday-Friday, Saturday 9:30-2:30 *LUNCH MENU week of Jan. 25th: (Mon)BEEF STROGANOFF;(Tue) SHEPHERD’S PIE; (Wed)CHICKEN & DUMPLINGS; (Thurs)OYSTER STEW; (Fri)TUNA NOODLE CASSEROLE); (Sat) BRUNCH 9:30-11:30. *FREE lunches for Senior veterans at the Center this winter, sponsored by Sons of American Legion in Seward. *FITNESS: Monday & Friday, Core Balance 10:30-11:30am; Tuesday & Thursday, Aerobic-Stretch n Strengthen, […]
“Successful Grant Writing Strategies” is a free event sponsored by the Seward Community Foundation for area non-profits. This learning event will be at the Alaska Sealife Center on January 29th at 7:00 p.m. Please RSVP to email@example.com or message phone at 224-4483. The Seward Community Foundation is accepting Grant Applications through March 1st from area non-profits and organizations doing 501 […]
The Kenai Watershed Forum (KWF) is a local 501(c)(3) non-profit dedicated to maintaining the health of the watersheds on the Kenai Peninsula. KWF is recognized as the regional watershed organization of the Kenai Peninsula. KWF is building strong Seward relationships and is working on several projects in the local Seward area. KWFs mission is working together for healthy watersheds on […]
Here is the schedule for upcoming legislative teleconferences for the week of January 25 to January 30. http://www.legis.state.ak.us/basis/get_hearing.asp?session=26&Chamb=B&Date1=012510&Date2=011030&Comty=&Root=&Sel=1&Button=Display If you wish to particpate, call the Seward LIO at 224-5066.
Preamble (Perhaps ramble?): The physical act of writing, Ive discovered, can have a curious similarity to say, a relationship with a close friend, separated by distance and alienated by a busy life, that may seem solid within your own mind as based on past experiences, but in reality can be closer to a forgotten house plant, dry and dormant, thats […]
By Jen Ransom for Seward City News My husband and I recently took a whirlwind trip to visit some friends down in Los Angeles. Leaving the little one at my parent’s Oregon home, we flew down to visit America’s sunny city during the worst rainstorm LA had seen in probably 15 years. Skipping a trip to the beach, we spent the […]
Once again, AARP and the IRS are providing tax preparation and e-filing for free. Any low to middle income person is welcome to drop in or make an appointment by calling 224-5604 at the Senior Center or 224-6114 at the AVTEC Library. We will begin this service on Monday Feb 1 and continue through April 14.
First of all, I’d like to say thank you to the parents and community members who were able to make time to participate in our process on Wednesday. You’re input was invaluable and we were able to gleen exactly the information we needed to move forward with this process. Secondly, I need to appologize for the late notice, but we […]