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SEWARD ARCHERY LEAGUE

SEWARD ARCHERY LEAGUE

Seward Archery League has moved to TUESDAYS (6-9pm)! Dust off your bow and arrows and come down to the Railroad Terminal for some target practice! Cost is $8 to drop in or $50 for the session (Jan 12th-Mar 16th). Participants are encouraged to bring their own equipment but some equipment can be made available. Bows should be 70lbs and lower. […]

January 18, 2010 ·

SEWARD SENIOR CENTER HAPPENINGS

336 Third Ave 224-5604 9:00am-4:00pm Monday-Friday, Saturday 9:30-2:30  *LUNCH MENU week of Jan. 18th: (Mon)MEAT LOAF;(Tue) BBQ CHICKEN; (Wed)HAM/BIRTHDAY LUNCH; (Thurs)TURKEY; (Fri)OVEN BAKED PORCUPINE(Ground Beef w/Rice); (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, […]

January 18, 2010 ·

H1N1 Clinic Success! Thanks to Parent & Community Volunteers

The follow-up H1N1 Clinic for children under 10 years of age on Wednesday, January 13, was another success! Volunteer vaccinators distributed either intranasal or intramuscular H1N1 vaccine to 104 Seward El students in approximately one hour and 20 minutes. Seward Elementary and Seward Public Health Center send out a huge THANK YOU to all volunteers and Seward Elementary staff who […]

January 18, 2010 ·
Community Choir Is Back!

Community Choir Is Back!

We are proud to announce that the Seward Community Choir will begin this Thursday, Jan. 21st at 6:30 PM in the Seward HS Auditorium. All are welcome to attend this no cost, no experience required performing group! If you have any questions, please contact Kyle Schneider @ 224-3356 or via email at kschneider@kpbsd.k12.ak.us

January 18, 2010 ·

By Tina McLean for Seward City News New Year’s Eve held no celebrations for me this year. At 12:04 am, I walked out of the Emergency Room at Providence Medical Center in Anchorage. The fireworks were going off in full array. They lit up the sky around me and sent thunderous booms throughout the city and my heart. Under normal […]

January 17, 2010 ·
LOGO DESIGN CONTEST

LOGO DESIGN CONTEST

The Seward Chamber of Commerce presents the 2010 Mount Marathon Race® 83rd Running LOGO DESIGN CONTEST The Seward Chamber of Commerce is pleased to announce it is sponsoring an Artwork Design Contest for the 2010 Mt. Marathon Race® logo.  Artists are invited to submit designs for the official logo of the Mount Marathon/July 4th festivities.  The chosen design may be […]

January 17, 2010 ·

SWMS starts a war for Haiti–How Can You Help?!?

The students and staff at Seward Middle School have decided to raise funds to help out the people of Haiti.  This week Haiti was struck by a devastating earthquake that left most residents homeless and lacking basic provisions like water, food, shelter and medical supplies.  Knowing that just 46 years ago Seward was equally devastated by the Good Friday earthquake and […]

January 15, 2010 ·

Providence Seward Medical Center Winter Health Tip

The physicians at Providence Seward Medical & Care Center have seen quite an increase of injuries due to the icy conditions Seward is currently experiencing.  They would like to remind the community to please be cautious while working and traveling during this icy time of year as injuries from falling can be quite serious. Safety reminders: Wear outdoor footwear when outside.  […]

January 15, 2010 ·

Additional Information About Seward High's Mission, Vision, and Guiding Principles Project

It occurred to me that I should take some time to provide specific information about what our goals are for Seward High’s Mission, Vision, and Guiding Principles Project beginning on Wednesday, January 20th and concluding on Monday, January 25th (please see the invitation to Seward High School’s stakeholders posted on Tuesday, January 12th). The following information was borrowed and adapted […]

January 14, 2010 ·
Short-eared Owl in Seward!

Short-eared Owl in Seward!

Seward, Alaska Sporadic Bird Report Wednesday, January 13, 2010 Sunrise 9:49 am, sunset 4:24 pm, length of day 6 hours, 35 minutes; tomorrow will be 3 minutes and 43 seconds longer. The red planet Mars peeks through the night clouds. Weather: After a much welcomed January thaw where temperatures peaked at 45º, we’re back to gray clouds, temperatures in the […]

January 13, 2010 ·

Writers Unite

Hello Fellow Wordsmiths, I am hobby writer with a love of the written word. I am looking to get together a group of writers in the Seward area that would be interested in meeting bi-weekly to discuss, brainstorm, edit, create writing projects, and maybe ultimately publish a local book with stories, poems, prose, etc, based in Seward, about Seward, or […]

January 13, 2010 ·

  By Heidi Zemach for SCN Seward City Council voted unanimously Monday night to authorize the city manager to extend the contract to Jim Pruitt for Seward Ship’s Drydock, Inc at Seward Marine Industrial Center through 2040. Councilmember Robert Valdatta was absent for the meeting, but all of the others voted for a 30-year lease extension that makes no changes, […]

January 12, 2010 ·

'What Does it Mean to be Human?' Library Book Talk has a Blog

For those of you already signed up, or for anyone interested in the Library’s upcoming Book Talk series with Doug Capra, we encourage you to check out the blog at http://sewak2010bktk.blogspot.com.  From there, you can keep up to date on the current book discussions and share your thoughts and questions with Doug who will be moderating the blog.  In fact, […]

January 12, 2010 ·

In Memory: Kevin Fred (Hamilton) Kaiakokonok

Kevin Fred (Hamilton) Kaiakokonok, 47, died peacefully on Sunday, January 10, 2010, in Anchorage, Alaska after a short illness. A memorial service will be at Evergreen Memorial Chapel at 737 E Street, Anchorage, on Thursday, January 14, 2010 at 12:00 p.m. A potluck gathering at another location will follow and all are welcome. Kevin was born on April 20, 1962 […]

January 12, 2010 ·

Research Vessel will Call Seward Home

(By Heidi Zemach for Seward City News) It’s official! University of Alaska Fairbanks Chancellor Brian Rogers has confirmed that the 254-foot Alaska Region Research Vessel will be home ported in Seward. The world’s most modern university research vessel, with ice-breaking capabilities, also has a name—R/V Sikuliaq, (Si-koo-lee-ak), an Inupiat word meaning young sea ice that is safe to walk on. […]

January 12, 2010 ·

Seward High's Mission, Vision, and Guiding Principles Project

Greetings, I’m posting this as an open invitation for you to actively participate in establishing our school’s mission, vision and guiding principles. Seward High is currently in an Evidence Based School Evaluation process as part of our partnership with the Northwest Association of Accredited Schools (NAAS). The process requires us to evaluate ourselves in relation to eight standards created by […]

January 12, 2010 ·

Community Emergency Response Training – A Few Spots Left

In the event of a serious flood, fire or earthquake, do you know what to do to help your family and your community? Be CERT-ain by taking the upcoming Community Emergency Response Team (CERT) training! Topics include fire response, emergency first aid, light search and rescue and more. CERT training is free and space is limited. Class will be held at […]

January 12, 2010 ·

STRENGTHENING FAMILIES WORKSHOP

Helping Kids Have a Great Future by Strengthening Families.  Strengthening Families Workshop for Parents and Youth, ages 10 – 14. Tuesday evenings, January 26 – March 9, Dinner at 5:30 pm, Workshop 6 – 8 pm.  Workshop, Dinner, Childcare (for children under 10), Games, Prizes, and Materials are FREE! The program includes parent discussions and fun, family activities. Youth will […]

January 12, 2010 ·
This Week At Seward Middle School

This Week At Seward Middle School

IN GENERAL. *Please remember that sick children should stay home from school.  You can check Edline or call the school to get missing assignments. *As a reminder, all Seward Middle School students are in SSR (Silent Sustained Reading) for twenty minutes every day as part of their advisory class (6th hour).  Ten minutes have been taken from the 7th hour […]

January 12, 2010 ·

In the usual spirit of free and open discussion of the issue the Council will hear the pros and cons of Fluoride at the END of tonight’s meeting. Get ready for poison in your drinking water folks and thank [Admins Note: content cut- articles must address the topic and not who may or may not agree with the author] for […]

January 11, 2010 ·

SEWARD SENIOR CENTER HAPPENINGS

336 Third Ave 224-5604 9:00am-4:00pm Monday-Friday, Saturday 9:30-2:30 *LUNCH MENU week of Jan. 11th: (Mon)TURKEY DIVAN;(Tue) CHILI; (Wed)ITALIAN MARINATED PORK CHOPS; (Thurs)PORK ROAST; (Fri)BRUNCH 9:30-11:00; (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, 10:30-11:30am .  *TABLE GAMES 1pm […]

January 11, 2010 ·
The Green Beet: Eco-Travel Action Plan

The Green Beet: Eco-Travel Action Plan

By Jen Ransom for Seward City News During the next few months many Alaskans escape the dark and cold for warmer weather and much-needed vacations. But vacation time doesn’t need to be a vacation from green living. Just a little bit of preparation, a few changes in mindset and some innovative thinking can make a vacation a bit more eco-friendly: […]

January 10, 2010 ·