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Operation Apple Pie

Operation Apple Pie

                         Seward Post 5 is preparing to send our military members from Seward “care packages” in our Operation Apple Pie.  We are going to send items to our soldiers, sailors, marines and airmen wherever they are stationed or deployed.  We will send personal care items, games, food,  and practical items allowed by the military services.  What we need is an updated listing […]

October 8, 2009 ·
Voters Approve Fluoride, Library/Museum Bond, but Not Sales Tax Increase

Voters Approve Fluoride, Library/Museum Bond, but Not Sales Tax Increase

By Heidi Zemach for the Seward City News The final results of the Oct 6 Seward City Municipal and Kenai Peninsula Borough elections are in, following a Canvass Board count of the question and absentee ballots Thursday afternoon. The and the results were interesting: With 316 votes, SewardCouncilman Willard Dunham was elected City Mayor for a two-year term. His job […]

October 8, 2009 ·

Grand Opening Tournament/Clinic and Work Day

Hello Disc Golf Fans! We are so close to completion of our new “Seward Community Disc Golf Course”. I know some on you have been enjoying the course already and I think that is great!! We are scheduling our Grand Opening Tournament and Clinic for the 17th of October at 12 Noon. It will include FOOD, FUN, GAMES and PRIZES! […]

October 8, 2009 ·

SEWARD SENIOR CENTER Happenings

336 Third Ave 224-5604 9:00am-4:00pm Mon-Fri LUNCH MENU week of Oct. 19th:  (Mon) CLOSED (Tue) TERIYAKI CHICKEN; (Wed) SHEPHERD’S PIE; (Thurs) CHICKEN ALFREDO; (Fri) SALMON SALAD SANDWICH. *NEW! Saturday Senior Brunch begins Saturday, 9:30-11:30am FITNESS: Monday & Friday, Core Balance 10:30-11:30am; Tuesday & Thursday, Aerobic-Stretch ‘n Strengthen, 10:30-11:30am . Saturday at the Movies Oct 12th will be NEW IN TOWN with Renee Zellweger at 12:00pm in […]

October 8, 2009 ·

Thank You!!!

As the parent of a 4th grader who participated in “ride your bike to school day”, I would like to thank all the volunteers who where standing out in the rain today to help make this a safe event for all the children. Thank you also to everyone who helped organize and coordinate this activity. Brent Ursel

October 8, 2009 ·

Accessible Parking Awareness Program Coming To Seward

Imagine pulling into that “golden” parking spot that is right by the front of the store. There is a sign stating that this spot is reserved for a vehicle transporting a person with a disability who possesses a parking placard or specialized plate. You think, “Oh I am just grabbing some eggs and I will only be a minute.” You […]

October 7, 2009 ·
City Calendar

City Calendar

Seward City Council Regular Meeting Agenda Monday, October 12, 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. Gavel and plaque presented to Mayor Clark […]

October 7, 2009 ·

October 6 municipal election results

Last Updated: Tues Oct 6 20:38:45 2009 Council–Vanta Shafer 310, Tom Smith 285, Bob Valdatta 311 with 56 write ins Mayor–Willard Dunham 264, write ins 113 Prop 1 Fluoride 229 yes, 206 no Prop 2 Sales tax increase for Library/Museum 185 yes, 251 no Prop 3 GO bonds for Library/Museum 253 yes, 176 no Borough Assembly for Seward McClure 220, […]

October 6, 2009 ·

City Council at Work

By Heidi Zemach for Seward City News The Seward City Council met Monday, Sept 28 and passed a series of resolutions by unanimous consent: The first resolution stated the city’s intent to fund the North Seward Water Storage Tank and Pumping Facility Project for $4 million if it receives a 20-year loan in that amount from the State of Alaska, […]

October 6, 2009 ·
Make a Difference Today!

Make a Difference Today!

These voters are deciding who should represent them on the Kenai Penninsula Borough and whether to have term limits. City voters will decide who is to be the mayor, and the council, whether they want to help fund the new library/museum, and have Flouride added to the water. JOIN THE VOTE!

October 6, 2009 ·

You can do it. The Alaska Tobacco Quit Line can help.

Fall is here with winter on its heels, and though it’s still too early to think about the holidays and all the New Years resolutions we always make and break, it is a good time to get a jump on one resolution you’ve probably made before – quitting tobacco. Most of us know smoking is bad – both for the […]

October 6, 2009 ·

Don't forget- Today is voting day

Your vote can be cast downtown at city hall today until 8pm.

October 6, 2009 ·

Last Call: Excel 2007 Online Class starts Thur!

Learn the ins and outs of Excel version 2007 as well as some great new techniques.  Optional 2 college credits available from APU. Registration & additional information available online: www.avtec.edu/CEReg.htm Registraiton Deadline: Wed Oct 7.

October 6, 2009 ·
This week at Seward Middle School

This week at Seward Middle School

IN GENERAL. *After school tutoring with Mr. Plan is available every Mon-Wed from 2:30-3:30.  Please attend if you need help, are behind on assignments or just need a quiet place to work. *Please remember that sick children should stay home from school.  You can check Edline or call the school to get missing assignments.

October 6, 2009 ·

2nd Autism Lecture

Today it was announced that 1 in every 91 children will be diagnosed with an Autism Spectrum Disorder. Seattle Children’s Hospital and the University of Washington have developed a great series of informational lectures on various aspects of the Autism Spectrum.  The Autism 200 series is a monthly lecture featuring a different topic and speaker each month. The Special Education […]

October 5, 2009 ·

"Mysteries of the Bible"

The community is invited to this PBS video-discussion series, presented weekly at Resurrection Lutheran Church (lower level), 400 Third Avenue, beginning Wednesday, October 7th, at 7 pm. See recent archeological discoveries from the Middle East and compare them to the biblical record, then hear noted Jewish & Christian scholars provide different perspectives on what this means, and finally join in […]

October 5, 2009 ·
Seward Photo one of 12 finalists in National Contest – Please Vote!

Seward Photo one of 12 finalists in National Contest – Please Vote!

Seward needs your help!  Turns out there’s more than one important Seward vote happening as of this very moment, and your votes can make an impact. A photo of Resurrection Bay Historical Society President Lee Poleske standing in front of the Founders Monument at 5th and Railway was selected as one of 12 finalists in the “This Place Matters” campaign […]

October 5, 2009 ·
Vote "YES" for Improved Oral Health

Vote "YES" for Improved Oral Health

On October 6 you have the opportunity to make a positive difference in the health and wellness of this community. The brochure you received in the mail answered a lot of questions that many of you have had about fluoride and water fluoridation. It also recommended scientific-evidenced based web sites for further research. I am very proud to say that […]

October 5, 2009 ·

Winter coats now available for $1 at The Closet

THE CLOSET OPEN EVERY TUESDAY October 6, 13, 20 & 27 3:30 pm -5:30 pm CHURCH OF THE NAZARENE  (4th & C St.) Get your little one (or big one) ready for winter.  We have lots of winter coats to choose from and only $1 each!  If your expecting a little one, we also have a lot of maternity clothing […]

October 4, 2009 ·
Great performances from Seward MS & ES X-Country Runners in Homer

Great performances from Seward MS & ES X-Country Runners in Homer

October 4, 2009 ·

Wednesday Evening Hymn Sing-a-long

Everyone is invited to our monthly hymn sing at the United Methodist Church, 321 4th Avenue, 7 PM Wednesday October 7th. Kyle Schneider will lead the singing and Sue McClure will be at the piano. Come and enjoy an hour of hymn singing!!

October 4, 2009 ·
Thank you to J Dock Seafood Company & Chinooks Waterfront Restaurant

Thank you to J Dock Seafood Company & Chinooks Waterfront Restaurant

The Kenai Crewsers Rowing Club, Seward’s local rowing club would like to extend a huge THANK YOU to Chinooks Waterfront Restaurant & J Dock Seafood Company for their recent generous donations to our equipment fund. Their contribution helps our limited monies go further. If any other business or individuals are interested in donating to our club, a 501C3, non-profit, please […]

October 3, 2009 ·

PTSA Garage Sale

The biannual PTSA garage sale will be held on Saturday, October 3rd from 9:00am to 2:00pm at the High School cafeteria. Items to be donated may be dropped off on Friday, October 2nd at the back dock of the cafeteria from 3:00 to 6:00pm. Tax deductible forms are available. All proceeds benefit the High School scholarship fund.

October 2, 2009 ·

AK-Samoa Tsunami Fund Established at AK Community Foundation

In coordination with the Alaska Samoan community, the Alaska Disaster Recovery Fund is now able to assist Samoan families in Alaska and in the Samoan Islands who have been severely impacted by the recent tsunamis. Grants from the fund will be coordinated with existing long-term recovery groups and the American Samoan community leadership here in Alaska. The Alaska Samoa Tsunami […]

October 1, 2009 ·