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California Sealion Spotted in the Bay

California Sealion Spotted in the Bay

Earl Kloster sent in this photo of a California Sealion taken off Lowell Point Rd. just under two weeks ago.

March 5, 2009 ·
Local Junior musher

Local Junior musher

Local Junior musher, Travis Beals, finished 2nd in his rookie year on the Junior Iditarod Sled dog race. He finished less than an hour behind Cain Carter, who was running in his fourth Junior Iditarod race. Cain is the stepson of Iditarod and Yukon Quest champion, Lance Mackey. Twenty one mushers entered the 2009 Jr. Iditarod, which began at Knik […]

March 5, 2009 ·
Police Log

Police Log

02-27-09 1803 911 MISDIAL Received 911 misdial from Seal Level Seafoods. Caller AST advised he called the wrong number and was looking for Vonnie. 2321 TRESPASS ADVISEMENT A male subject was trespassed from all the bars for the evening due to his level of intoxication. A cab was called to take him home. 3-1-09 1336 ASSAULT IV/DV CRIMINAL TRESPASS Reported […]

March 5, 2009 ·

Net Metering Bill

Rep. Paul Seaton has introduced HB66 to the State House. HB66 will create a statewide interconnection standard and make net metering available for specific kinds of generation to pre-determine kW limits. HB66 represents good renewable generation support and is typical of most other states — it is a strong, moderate plan, and as written will even apply to Seward! The […]

March 4, 2009 ·
Seward Animal Care and Control Update

Seward Animal Care and Control Update

“Shiloh” is an endearing, tender and energetic 6-month old Labrador/ Coon-hound mix.  This sweet neutered male is mostly potty trained and learning big dog manners on-going.  He loves to play with cats and gets along well with other dogs.  He is good with children and shows affection wholeheartedly.  He is developing an interest in the game of Fetch and will […]

March 4, 2009 ·

Advertisement: Come Ride the 2009 Arctic Cats! Saturday March 7th, 10-4 Seward Racing Lions Rally Track, Nash Rd Call for Directions ~ 224-3536 M1000 and M8 SnoPros and Kids 120 machines will be on site We are also the new Western Power Sports dealer in Seward. 10% Discount for Parts and Accessories for Seward Residents Clearance Sale on all in […]

March 4, 2009 ·
City Calendar

City Calendar

Seward City Council Regular Meeting Agenda Monday, March 9, 2009 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. Memoriam read for Alaska Statesman […]

March 4, 2009 ·

***KPB Flood Plain Task Force Meeting***

MARCH 4, 2009 MEETING Notice is hereby given that the Kenai Peninsula Borough “Flood Plain Task Force” will hold a meeting on Wednesday, March 4, 2009, to examine current flood plain issues and the development of options for the Seward-Bear Creek Flood Service Area. The task force meeting will begin at 6:00 PM in Suite 123, of the Seaview Plaza, […]

March 4, 2009 ·

Ahoy There!

Ahoy There! is the theme of this week’s story hour at Seward Community Library. Small mariners are invited to bring a favorite toy boat or model to story hour for display during the program. Story hour is a mix of wonderful picture books, games, songs, fingerplays, puppets and music. Story hour is geared to children ages 3 – 6; siblings […]

March 4, 2009 ·

Rowing for Life Program deadline extended

Want to get more active? Curious about rowing? Not sure you are in shape to do it? In Rowing for Life, you will build strength, endurance and confidence through a program of gradual introduction to fitness and rowing. Starting off indoors on the “erg” (indoor rowing machine), you will learn the basics of rowing even before the ice is off […]

March 4, 2009 ·
Seward Middle School Volleyball

Seward Middle School Volleyball

Excitement was found all over Seward this past week-end, but the most exciting was held at Seward Middle School who hosted the 2009 Kenai Peninsula Borough Volleyball tournament.  The tournament is the culmination of the middle school volleyball season with the top four middle schools arriving in Seward to take home hardware.  Soldotna Maroon and Homer got a bye in […]

March 4, 2009 ·

Rep. Seaton's March 2, 2009 Newsletter

March 2, 2009 Newsletter Greetings from Juneau this 42nd day of the 26th Legislative Session.  The hectic pace continued this last week.   Now that we have finished with finance subcommittees for the operating budget it may be more manageable.  The beautiful sunny weather has served to lighten everyone’s spirits.  Next week is the unofficial break for “Energy Council” in Washington […]

March 4, 2009 ·

Short-eared Owl, Snow Buntings (and the Cassin's Finch)

March 3, 2009 Seward, Alaska Sporadic Bird Report Sunrise 7:49 am, sunset 6:31 pm; length of day 10 hours, 42 minutes; tomorrow will be 5 minutes and 30 seconds longer. Weather: Overcast and blissfully calm today after two days of cold north winds gusting to 47 mph. The thermometer rose from a nippy 12º this morning to 30º by mid-afternoon. […]

March 3, 2009 ·
Go Green in Your Pocketbook: Use your ___, not oil and gas

Go Green in Your Pocketbook: Use your ___, not oil and gas

Human beings have various ways to get from here to there: walking, driving, skijoring, whatever. Some ways pollute less than others, some will save you money, and some might even save you a gym membership. Walking Bus Instead of driving your children to school or yourself to work each morning and/or afternoon, start a “walking bus” route in which you […]

March 3, 2009 ·

Mt. Marathon Videos on Youtube

To All, I have recently uploaded some videos of last year’s Men’s Mount Marathon Race on youtube, and would like for any readers to feel free to view them. The videos were filmed in 12 locations on the race course, which I think is the most comprehensive footage that anyone has ever done for the race. The number of runners, […]

March 3, 2009 ·

Seward Chamber News

Just returned from an Economic Development visit to Seattle, where we met with Marine Transportation and Service providers as well as our primary Cruise Industry customers. On the marine transportation front, businesses have their eyes on Seward, both for coal export opportunities as well as potential related to gasline project initiatives. Their assessment of Seward’s services and support was positive […]

March 2, 2009 ·
Seward Middle School Nordic Ski Team Speeds through the Borough Meet

Seward Middle School Nordic Ski Team Speeds through the Borough Meet

  February 21st and 22nd turned out to be a sunny weekend in Soldotna, where Seward Middle School’s finest skiers finished in top positions at the Borough Ski Meet.  Jack Broughton took 4th place in the classic and 10th in the skate races for 7th grade boys.  Maranda Clark an 8th grader, finished 7th in her age group’s classical race.   […]

March 2, 2009 ·
Weird Book of the Week

Weird Book of the Week

In circumspect pursuit of supinely divined literary delectations, notwithstanding erstwhile proficiency in such piffling matters considering the breadth of sullen sanctimoniousness our globe engulfs at present, one warm and fainéant afternoon not so very long ago, a fortuitous encounter with an unassuming book enkindled an expansive voyage of luciferous rumination, set to sail upon a burnished sea of eloquence. And […]

March 1, 2009 ·

Ocean Science Lecture Series

“Technological Innovations in Arctic Research” with Dr. Philip McGillivary, US Coast Guard PACAREA Science Liaison, Wednesday March 4 at Noon at the Alaska SeaLife Center Free to the public Brown bag lunch – coffee and cookies provided Dr. McGillivary will unveil advances in ocean observation technology, including autonomous underwater vehicles, autonomous surface vessels, and autonomous aircrafts, as well as wave […]

February 28, 2009 ·

KPB Assembly Meeting

The Kenai Peninsula Borough will be holding the next Assembly Meeting on March 3, 2009. For a full list of items to be discussed please visit the borough web site at www.borough.kenai.ak.us and view the current agenda.

February 27, 2009 ·

Seward Parks and Recreation Bulletin

Sports & Recreation News: Breeze Inn Avalanche Classic Sign up a team or enjoy watching a weekend of basketball. Teams from around Alaska will be coming to Seward March 7th & 8th. The tourney format will be contingent upon number of entries. Call Maggie at Seward Parks and Recreation 224-4054 for more information. Telalaska Spring Classic Volleyball Tourney Sat, Apr […]

February 27, 2009 ·

From the Tale Flipper- This Week in 8th Grade

By Tyler Wallace This week in 8th grade, we did a lot of fun things. On Thursday in math, we reviewed old work, like graphing inequalities. Then we worked on our assignment the rest of class. In Science, we reviewed this test we had taken that Monday. Ms. Fischer put it under this cool document camera that was connected to […]

February 27, 2009 ·

From the Tale Flipper- This Week in the Seventh Grade

By Tyler Rose Quiring My article this week is to tell you about what the seventh graders in Seward Middle School have been doing this week. In Language Arts with Mr. Walker, who is also the principal of Seward Middle School, we have done a lot of reading. On Thursday we read a story called Barrio Boy, by Ernesto Galarza. […]

February 27, 2009 ·
From the Tale Flipper- Haines

From the Tale Flipper- Haines

By Deanna Michinski I used to live in Haines, Alaska. Here is some information about it: Haines Alaska, or the Valley of Eagles, is a small town about ninety miles north of Juneau. With a population of about thirty-five-hundred, it attracts hundreds of tourists each summer with its array of attractions. Haines is surrounded by mountains, so it is ideal […]

February 27, 2009 ·

RESURRECTION LUTHERAN LENTEN SERVICES

Resurrection Lutheran Church 400 3rd Avenue. Adult Bible Class, 10:00 a.m. & Lenten Worship Service, 11:00 a.m. This Sunday. Visitors Welcome!

February 26, 2009 ·