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Daryl Hollingsworth Wins first Sleddog Speed Races of the season

Daryl Hollingsworth Wins first Sleddog Speed Races of the season

Not only has Seward produced some of the finest runners and skiers in the nations, but their sled dogs are at the top of their Sport. Daryl Hollingsworth Raced to victory on both Saturday and Sunday at Montana Creek Dog Mushers first two races of the season. Sprint races in Alaska start the first weekend in December, but this year […]

December 14, 2009 ·

This Week At Seward Middle School

IN GENERAL. *There is no school on Friday, December 18th—this is the end of the quarter. Winter Break is from December 19th through January 3rd.  School will reopen on Monday, January 4th. *Please remember that sick children should stay home from school.  You can check Edline or call the school to get missing assignments. *After school tutoring with Mr. Plan […]

December 14, 2009 ·
Battling Winter Blues

Battling Winter Blues

(By Heidi Zemach for SCN) If you are feeling blue, moody, and irritable, rejected, hostile, angry, tired or sluggish, you may be experiencing a mood disorder called Seasonal Affective Disorder, (SAD). SAD is classified by the American Psychiatric Association as a sub-type of depression. If left untreated, it can lead to people experiencing many of the same symptoms of depression. […]

December 14, 2009 ·
Last Days For Quilt Raffle

Last Days For Quilt Raffle

Get your tickets today or tomorrow for the beautiful quilt being raffled to benefit the Library Museum project. Drawing will be Tuesday, December 15th, at 5pm in the Seward Community Public Library downtown. Need not be present to win this quilt, tickets are only $1 each. See the quilt in person at the library, it is on display across from […]

December 14, 2009 ·
NEW PRINT AT SENIOR CENTER

NEW PRINT AT SENIOR CENTER

The 2010 print released by the Alaska Railroad is now available for purchase at the Seward Senior Center, 336 Third Avenue.  Stop by or call 224-5604 for more information.

December 14, 2009 ·

DON'T MISS OUT!

Handmade crafts & Christmas gifts FOR SALE at SEWARD SENIOR CENTER, 336 Third  Ave  9-4 pm, Monday-Friday Stop By! or, call 224-5604 for more information

December 14, 2009 ·

SEWARD SENIOR CENTER HAPPENINGS

336 Third Ave 224-5604 9:00am-4:00pm Monday-Friday, Saturday 11:30-2:30pm *LUNCH MENU week of Dec. 14th: (Mon)TURKEY A LA KING (Tue) CHILI; (Wed) CHRISTMAS LUNCH; (Thurs)PORK ROAST ; (Fri) BRUNCH; (Sat) BRUNCH at special time 10:45-11:30am (no seating before 10:45). **FREE lunches for Senior VETERANS beginning December 1st at the Center this winter, sponsored by Sons of American Legion in Seward. *FITNESS: Monday & Friday, Core Balance […]

December 14, 2009 ·

2009 SCF Newsletter

Happy Holidays!! Your Seward Community Foundation has had a busy year with awarding grants, building Seward’s endowment, and assisting local nonprofit organizations. Attached is our biennial newsletter, please enjoy. SCF Newsletter – nov09.pdf For the latest SCF news, visit our website, www.sewardcf.org. Thanks for your help in keeping the Seward community the wonderful place it is. From the Board of The Seward Community […]

December 14, 2009 ·
Alpenglow

Alpenglow

The Latest from Niebrugge Images Photo Blog Alpenglow on Resurrection Peaks, Chugach National Forest, near Seward, Alaska. This is looking North, directly away from one of the most amazing sunrises I have ever seen in Seward – the same morning of my recent post on sunrise over Resurrection Bay.  This has to be the most dramatic, colorful alpenglow I have […]

December 14, 2009 ·

Holiday Health and Wellness Tips Day 4

Watch Your Back Low-back pain is a common complaint, affecting thousands year-round. The holidays can put an even greater strain on your back—but there are things you can do to relieve or minimize your pain. The combination of physical exertion and emotional stress during the holidays can increase your back pain. Avoid holiday back pain with these simple tips: • […]

December 14, 2009 ·
Seward Christmas Bird Count Dec 19th

Seward Christmas Bird Count Dec 19th

Seward, Alaska Sporadic Bird Report December 13, 2009 Mark your calendar for the 110th Audubon Christmas Bird Count for Seward next Saturday, December 19th from 9 to 4 pm. Birders who would like to be Field Observers will meet at 9 am at the Seaview Plaza Conference Room at Mile 0 on Third Avenue by the north parking lot to […]

December 13, 2009 ·
The Green Beet: Christmas Trees

The Green Beet: Christmas Trees

“Christmas has, so far, withstood the threat of artificial trees and plastic ornaments.” – Eugene McCarthy  We always get a live tree. It’s fun to hike out into the wild (or, this year with a young one in tow, a few yards into a friend’s property) and find that perfect tree. I suppose some extra-greenies might chide me for “wasting” […]

December 13, 2009 ·
A Rousing Thank You From Your Local Choirs!

A Rousing Thank You From Your Local Choirs!

What an event! It was so wonderful to see so many people at the Winter Wonders Concert on Thursday Night. The choirs would like to thank each and every one of you for sharing that evening with them. Please keep your eyes peeled to Seward City News for upcoming events! Once again, thank you so very much, and Happy Holidays!

December 12, 2009 ·
2009 Cabaret Update

2009 Cabaret Update

Some information and pictures about the Cabaret at the Legion: In the picture at the piano guest artist Randy Altermatt is shown with members of the American Legion Auxiliary as they rehearse for the second annual Christmas Cabaret. This year’s event takes place on Saturday December 19 from 6 to 9 pm on the ground level, non smoking area of […]

December 11, 2009 ·

New Book Discussion Group Starting

Hi all, Remember all the fun we had discussing books last year?  We’ve planned another series and you’re invited to join us again.  Also, bring a friend if you like.  This is the plan: What does it mean to be human?  This series explores robots, children and real people in extraordinary circumstances.  We have paired each book with a movie […]

December 11, 2009 ·

Need Math Help Now?

http://www.guaranteach.com Stuck on homework? Preparing for a test? Just have a math question? This site has thousands of videos from over 120 teachers and tutors to help you RIGHT NOW. Good stuff.

December 11, 2009 ·

Karate for Kids

Mondays and Wednesdays at the High School Cafeteria 3:15 – 4:15 for beginners 4:15 – 5:15 for advanced Sign-up is on JAN. 4 at the High School Cafeteria. Cost is $20.00 per month. Classes are from September to May. No classes in December due to school being closed for Christmas vacation. For more information call Sensei Becky at 224-7085

December 11, 2009 ·

Holiday Health and Wellness Day 3

Keep Your Feet Pain-free for the Holidays Running around during the holiday season can be rough on your body. If you aren’t wearing the right shoes, you can experience serious discomfort in your feet and potentially intensify back pain. So make sure “the shoe fits”! Your feet might be aching, but you have to keep moving during the holidays. So […]

December 11, 2009 ·

Our most meaningful gift

I tryed to post this as a comment and followup to a story I wrote in November. It didn’t work. But I thought it important to add this which I have permission to post from my daughter. In her class, they were asked “What is your most meaningful gift and why” and this is what she “blogged” My most meaningful […]

December 10, 2009 ·
Good News and Bad for Seward Tourism

Good News and Bad for Seward Tourism

(By Heidi Zemach, for SCN) Three-thousand independent travelers on the website TripAdvisor have given Seward top billing as a tourist destination for 2010. TripAdvisor, an Internet website much used for vacation planning, announced Wednesday, Dec 9 that its yearly travel trends survey of U.S. travelers had chosen Seward first among its top five U.S. Destinations for next year. Seward was […]

December 10, 2009 ·
Teddy Bears have taken over Museum!

Teddy Bears have taken over Museum!

The Resurrection Bay Historical Society will hold its annual Christmas Open House from 12 to 4 p.m., Sunday December 13th at the Seward Museum, Third and Jefferson. With Christmas decorations throughout the museum, the traditional model train running around the Christmas tree, refreshments, numerous door prizes, friendly conversation and the ever popular “Count the Teddy Bears Contest”, the open house […]

December 10, 2009 ·
Port City Players presents – Stocking Stuffers

Port City Players presents – Stocking Stuffers

Port City Players Presents a Holiday production of Stocking Stuffers By Geff Moyer 7:00pm December 18th 19th and 20th @ the Resurrect Art Coffee House

December 10, 2009 ·

Avalanche Awareness and Rescue Presentation Saturday

The beacon practice and field day for the Seward Nordic Ski Club’s Weekend Avalanche course are now full.   However, the classroom portion this Saturday is open for attendance by residents of Seward, Moose Pass, and Cooper Landing.  If you go into the backcountry on slopes steeper than about 25 degrees, then this education is a big part of staying safe, regardless of your mode of […]

December 10, 2009 ·

Holiday Health and Wellness Tip Day 2

Make Time for Exercise If your body isn’t conditioned for long shopping trips, lifting trees and presents, and other activities that come with the holidays, exercise can help. Try fitting a brief walk into your schedule several days each week to help build stamina and reduce stress. Moderate exercise can be a great way to gear up for those hectic […]

December 10, 2009 ·
Disco Skate

Disco Skate

Bring the whole family down to the Sports & Rec gym (AVTEC) on Friday night from 5:30-7:00pm for some rollerskating! Music with DJ CYN, colorful disco lights, limbo, prizes for costumes and plenty of laughs…just $2.00! It’s gonna be a hoot! Call or email SPRD for more info: 224-4054 or mwilkins@cityofseward.net

December 9, 2009 ·

Seward Community Foundation Presents Nonprofit Training

The Seward Community Foundation and The Foraker Group invite you to attend training for your non-profit organization in Seward, December 16, 2009. Understanding Financial Statements 11:00 – 1:00 pm Do your eyes “glaze-over” during the financial reports? Do you want to better understand what the financial report says about the health of your organization? Do you want to focus on […]

December 9, 2009 ·