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Seward Jazzercise!

‘Tis the season to be jazzy! Enjoy your holiday season feeling good about yourself this year and join Seward Jazzercise.  Exercise can help you stay in control during this time of excess and your body will thank you.  In one class you learn a few steps and some new music, in the second class you are more sure of yourself and start […]

by · October 15, 2008 · Comments are Disabled ·

AVTEC’s own Alaska Culinary Academy restaurant, The Academy Café, is open Oct. 28 through Dec. 12 (closing date is tentative and may change) 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. […]

by · October 14, 2008 · Comments are Disabled ·

Journey on the Wild Coast slide show

Journey on the Wild Coast slide show Erin and Hig spent a year walking, skiing, and paddling 5 pound packrafts through some of the most rugged and remote areas of North America – traveling 4000 miles from Seattle to Unimak Island. Join them for a slideshow talk chronicling this extraordinary journey. Mon. Oct. 27, 7:00 PM The Resurrect Art Coffeehouse […]

by · October 13, 2008 · Comments are Disabled ·

SPRD Bulletin

Community Schools News: Community Schools now open instructors and Volunteers needed! Community Schools is seeking instructors for ceramics, photography, art, languages, baking, canning, smoking salmon and more. We are also looking for a responsible adult volunteer to manage the adult archery league this winter. Please call 224-4054 for information or to sign up! Teen Activities: After Hours at the High […]

by · October 13, 2008 · Comments are Disabled ·
Weird Book of the Week

Weird Book of the Week

Heavens to Betsy! & other curious sayings by Charles Earle Funk Ever notice how colorful our language is? You might be familiar with “to go scotfree”, “ride the gravy train”, “pain in the neck”, “Sam Hill”. These phrases and more appear in this book to give you an idea of where these phrases originate and what they mean. If you […]

by · October 12, 2008 · Comments are Disabled ·

Updates

The city had to go on electric generators this morning.  The problem tree has been found and we expect to go off generation about 10:00 am. The crew also says if you are traveling north, use extra caution.  There is a lot of debris and water on the road along with severe winds. Water levels are high at Old Mill […]

by · October 10, 2008 · Comments are Disabled ·

Seward Flood Watch

Seward Flood Watch from SewardCityNews on Vimeo.

by · October 10, 2008 · Comments are Disabled ·

Final Results

The canvass board met this afternoon, and after counting all absentee and questioned ballots the totals are: Jean Bardarson       318 Marianna Keil            290 Willard Dunham        237 John French             183 Write ins                    25 Proposition 1 APOC Failed 185 Yes 232 No Proposition 2 biennial budget passed 208 Yes 204 No     (counted twice- close one!) My “ism” for the day.  More people […]

by · October 9, 2008 · Comments are Disabled ·
City Calendar

City Calendar

Seward City Council Regular Meeting Agenda October 13, 2008 at 7:00 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 And Consent Agenda 6.    Special Orders, Presentations And Reports A.  Proclamations and Awards 1.  Domestic Violence Month 2.  Proclamation Of […]

by · October 9, 2008 · Comments are Disabled ·

Election Results

Council results. Jean Bardarson270, Marianna Keil 247, Willard Dunham 198, John French 150—There are about 72 absentee ballots to count at tomorrows canvass at 1 pm. Prop 1 APOC 203 No, 151 yes Prop 2 biennial budget 180 yes, 169 no   Mayor Williams over Carey 194 over 119 and KPB sales tax 257 yes, 99 no

by · October 8, 2008 · Comments are Disabled ·
Painting the 2008 Mural

Painting the 2008 Mural

Here is a photo of us painting the 2008 mural. The Master Artist is Ed Tussey from Homer.  He used an air-brush to completely paint the water.  The shapes were tiny so it took a long time to paint the mountains and other detail.  The mural is 10 X 40 feet and will be installed in May.  The Seward Mural […]

by · October 7, 2008 · Comments are Disabled ·
Weird Book of the Week

Weird Book of the Week

What My Cat Has Taught Me About Life by Niki Anderson This book will make you want to curl up near a sunny window with fabulous feline insights like these: – When you’re frightened, arch your back and believe you’re a lot bigger. – When life gets intense, get out your toys and bat them around. – If something is […]

by · October 6, 2008 · Comments are Disabled ·

DOWNSIZING? WE MAY NEED IT!

The Seward American Legion Auxiliary, Unit 5, is in the process of continuing the refurbishment of the original ground floor area of the Post.  For decades the original main floor was a popular gathering place for military personnel, veterans, as well as their families and guests. The hall was also used for many community social gatherings.  The Seward American Legion […]

by · October 6, 2008 · Comments are Disabled ·
Cop Talk

Cop Talk

The stop signs have been removed BEFORE the tracks at Stoney Creek Road and new railroad crossing arms have been installed. The stop sign is still in place from Stoney Creek onto the Seward Highway. Questions, comments, tip suggestions; coptalk@cityofseward.net

by · October 6, 2008 · Comments are Disabled ·

Seward High Weekly Bulletin

10/10/2008 Thought of the week    “You break it you buy it” SEAHAWK CROSS COUNTRY Sat. Oct. 4th   @ Palmer (State Meet)   12:00 SEAHAWK SWIMMING Sat. Oct. 4th    @ Bartlett Invite      11:00 Sat. Oct. 11th                           SEWARD INVITE (Home)   11:00 SEAHAWK VOLLEYBALL […]

by · October 6, 2008 · Comments are Disabled ·
Sporadic Bird Report: winter residents returning

Sporadic Bird Report: winter residents returning

Friday, October 3, 2008 Seward, Alaska Sporadic Bird Report Sunrise 8:09 am, sunset 7:21 pm; length of day 11 hours, 12 minutes; tomorrow will be 5 minutes and 24 seconds shorter. Weather: Six sunny days in a row! After September’s gloom and deluge, we’re enjoying a phenomenal fall with frost in the morning and ice skimming up on the lagoon […]

by · October 3, 2008 · Comments are Disabled ·
WE’RE HAVING A WOOD CHIP PARTY!!

WE’RE HAVING A WOOD CHIP PARTY!!

When: Saturday, October 11, 2008 9:00 a.m. to ?? What: More wood chips are needed at the playground to keep it safe and according to standards. The pile of wood chips are there…we just need to spread it. Where: Seward Community Playground BYOSRW: bring your own shovels, rakes, and wheelbarrows R.S.V.P. Maya Moriarty at 362-1977 or email me at mbenavente@yahoo.com. […]

by · October 2, 2008 · Comments are Disabled ·
WE'RE HAVING A WOOD CHIP PARTY!!

WE'RE HAVING A WOOD CHIP PARTY!!

When: Saturday, October 11, 2008 9:00 a.m. to ?? What: More wood chips are needed at the playground to keep it safe and according to standards. The pile of wood chips are there…we just need to spread it. Where: Seward Community Playground BYOSRW: bring your own shovels, rakes, and wheelbarrows R.S.V.P. Maya Moriarty at 362-1977 or email me at mbenavente@yahoo.com. […]

by · October 2, 2008 · Comments are Disabled ·

Voter Registration Deadline

The deadline to register to vote or change your voting address for the November 4, 2008 General Election is Sunday, October 5, 2008.  Please note the Seward City Clerk’s Office (a voting registrar office of the state) will accept applications until Friday, October 3, 2008 and is closed on the weekends.  Don’t forget to register to vote!!!

by · October 2, 2008 · Comments are Disabled ·

7pm Tonight An Alaska National Guard Documentary

Eye to Eye with Ivan is a historical documentary that documents the origin of the Alaska National Guard during WWII. The movie then segues into the Cold War mission of the Guard. The Guard was literally the “eyes and ears” of the US military along the coastline of Western Alaska. While the rest of the nation’s Guard units were on […]

by · September 30, 2008 · Comments are Disabled ·
Council Candidates Speak Out

Council Candidates Speak Out

“Chamber Contracted Annually by City to Conduct Marketing Activities on City’s Behalf - Name Three Items that Should be Included in Contract”Jean Bardarson responds: “that it collectively promotes Seward not just for tourism but all economic growth.  Accountability through annual detailed reports to Council on how the money was spent.  Continue to assist the City in their mission to attract new business […]

by · September 29, 2008 · Comments are Disabled ·
Weird Book of the Week

Weird Book of the Week

The Hip Mama Survival Guide – by Ariel Gore hip 1.adj. slang: Aware; Informed 2.n. The part of the human body projecting below the waist on either side, formed by the upper femur 3.n. A place where young children sit when tired of walking 4.n. The fruit (red when ripe) of a wild rose 5. Whatever you want it to […]

by · September 29, 2008 · Comments are Disabled ·

Seward Ballot Initiatives

This is a brief note to the citizens of Seward from your City Manager. Please allow me to take a moment of your time to discuss the two ballot initiatives for our upcoming election. These initiatives pertain to (a) a financial disclosure policy for municipal officers and (b) a biennial (two-year) budget. I fully support approval of both initiatives for […]

by · September 29, 2008 · Comments are Disabled ·

Seward Parks and Recreation Bulletin

Youth Center News:   The TYC has 3 new Councils up and running. Congratulations to all of our Teen, Junior and Youth council members. We are looking forward to another wonderful year. Teen Council Members: Anna Aase, Logan Adelmann, Natua Aderholt, Derek Brash, Beau Crosby, Sean Moline, Tyler Washburn, Lee Yoo, & Amanda Zimmerman. Junior Council Members: Tessa Adelmann, Tyrone Anderson, […]

by · September 29, 2008 · Comments are Disabled ·

Seward Music and Arts Festival 2008

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by · September 29, 2008 · 1 comment ·