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Seward Music Festival

Seward Rocks! Starry Eyed Greetings to all fellow Seward, Moose Pass, and Alaskan friends of the Seward Music and Arts Festival. Well another year has come and gone again. Not January One, you say? Well, I say. My calendar no longer pivots around January first. It pretty much does celestial brodies around the last weekend of September! Why? Because that’s […]

October 25, 2009 ·
The Green Beet: Green Halloween

The Green Beet: Green Halloween

It’s a fun night of goblins and ghosts, but can sometimes be less than earth-friendly. Here are a few tips for greening your Halloween celebrations: Decorate with green in mind All the fun, without the plastic! Much of the Halloween store-bought decorations available are made from petroleum-based plastics or virgin paper products. This year, why not decorate your home with dried […]

October 25, 2009 ·
Photo supporting climate change legislation

Photo supporting climate change legislation

Seward residents and visiting students gathered together for a group photo shoot Saturday, Oct 24, International Climate Change Action Day. Similar events took place across coastal Alaska and the globe. The three fingers stands for the number 3 as in 350 parts per million C02 emmissions-considered the safe upper limit for the atmosphere. Photo taken by Dustin Phillips and Chip […]

October 24, 2009 ·

Upcoming Gear Swap and Ski Rental Day

Time to clean out your closets and mark your calendars! The Seward Nordic Ski Club Gear Swap and community ski rental day will be November 14th at the High School. We’d love to help you sell your outgoor gear, find new stuff you need or find ski rentals that work for you. The snow is on its way and you […]

October 23, 2009 ·

Karate for Kids

Mondays and Wednesdays 3:15 – 4:15 for beginners 4:15 – 5:15 for advanced High School Cafeteria $20.00 per student For more information 224-7085 Sensei Becky

October 23, 2009 ·

Kudo's on the New Look

Just had to comment on the new look of SewardCityNews. Wonderful job!

October 23, 2009 ·
Locals Join Global Action To Reduce Ocean Acidification

Locals Join Global Action To Reduce Ocean Acidification

(By Heidi Zemach for the Seward City News) A disturbing new element of Climate Change known as Ocean Acidification has come to the public attention recently.And many living coastal communities across the globe, including Seward, are reacting with a determination to play a part in helping to reverse the trend. Ocean Acidification describes the growing acidity levels found in the […]

October 22, 2009 ·

RCA VOTES TO ADOPT NET METERING REGULATIONS

At a public meeting held on October 14, 2009, the Regulatory Commission of Alaska (Commission) voted to adopt new regulations establishing net metering requirements for economically regulated utilities. Net metering serves as an important incentive for consumer investment in renewable energy generation. It allows a customer of an economically regulated utility to interconnect eligible onsite generation facilities with their electric […]

October 22, 2009 ·

Stolen – Please return with no questions asked!!!

~STOLEN~ Two black leather seats that fits in the back row of a Yukon GMC. Stolen from a storage unit at the Storage Option this past weekend, Oct. 17th/18th. Please call if you have any information or you just want to do the right thing and return them. NO QUESTIONS ASKED! 714-227-6661

October 21, 2009 ·

Annual Christmas Tree Silent Auction

Y-South Foundation cordially invites you to donate a decorated tree or other holiday related item (i.e.) wreath, stained glass, etc., to our Annual Christmas Tree Silent Auction. Remember the Beanie Baby tree? Or the Martini Tree? How about the stained glass wreath? Annual Christmas Tree Silent Auction November 23-30 – drop off at Breeze Inn lobby area November 30-December 5 […]

October 21, 2009 ·

Seward Community Health Fair Saturday!

October 24, 2009 8 am – 12 pm AVTEC Gym 519 4th Avenue Low cost blood tests, free health screenings, free and fun educational booths and vendors and free pancake breakfast will be offered. Come join the fun and discover facts about your health at the Seward Community Health Fair. $40.00 Comprehensive Blood Test $30.00 Thyroid Stimulation Hormone (TSH) $2500 […]

October 21, 2009 ·

Another Review for THE BIG ONE

On Saturday October 24th Port City Players will be sponsoring the much talked about play THE BIG ONE that had its world premier at Cyrano’s Theatre Company in Anchorage.  The show is hitting the road and coming to Seward.  The performance will be held at the High School Theatre.  Admission is $10 at the door.  Ask how to become a Seward […]

October 21, 2009 ·

THE LEGACY OF PRESIDENT GEORGE W. BUSH

The movie PURSUIT OF HAPPYNESS starring Will Smith is what FREEDOM is all about. America is what dreams are made of. As my mom put it “The skies the limit; how hard are you willing to work for it.” Many of you and including myself have hit rock-bottom more than once in life. Sometimes having to settle for dumpster food […]

October 20, 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. *2nd Quarter started on Monday. Report […]

October 20, 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! Saturdays,  SENIOR BRUNCH, 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 […]

October 20, 2009 ·
Coal loading photos this morning

Coal loading photos this morning

I took these photos of the coal loading process this morning. If you want to use the photos, please credit to Hig, Ground Truth Trekking.

October 20, 2009 ·

Thank You from Sue McClure!!

As I am now officially “seated” as your new Borough Assembly representative for the East Peninsula, I want to thank all of you who worked so hard during the campaign. I promise to do my best to represent all of the area (Seward, Moose Pass, Cooper Landing, Hope, and all the people in between). I plan to be as available […]

October 19, 2009 ·
State Senator Holds Town Hall

State Senator Holds Town Hall

By Heidi Zemach, for the Seward City News State Senator Gary Stevens, District R- Kodiak, hosted a town hall meeting at the Resurrection Art Coffee House Saturdaymorning, Oct 19, in what was his first such event in Seward in about two years, according to his aide. Retired History professor Stevens, who is now the state senate president, gave a basic civics […]

October 18, 2009 ·

Closed for Alaska Day

Just a reminder: The library will be closed all day on Monday, October 19th in honor of Alaska Day. We’ll see you again during our usual hours the following Tuesday.

October 18, 2009 ·
Learn Cool Card Tricks, Round 2!

Learn Cool Card Tricks, Round 2!

Steve had so much fun teaching the kids card tricks at the library on Saturday that he promised to return on Sunday (Oct. 18th) at 3 pm again!  If you missed the first round, or want to practice what you learned, you have your chance on Sunday! All ages welcome as long as they can hold a deck of cards. […]

October 17, 2009 ·

News from the Central Peninsula Garden Club

CENTRAL PENINSULA GARDEN CLUB Bonus Program & Workshop. Rock Garden Construction and Alpine Plants, presented by Jaime Rodriguez, owner of the Alpine Garden Nursery in Wasilla and President of the Alaska Rock Garden Society.  Learn how to construct the rock part of a rock garden and the names of Alaska hardy alpine plants that love to grow in them. Jaime […]

October 17, 2009 ·
Draft City Budget Raises Utility Rates

Draft City Budget Raises Utility Rates

(By Heidi Zemach for Seward City News)   The Seward City Council and Mayor propose to raise electric, water and sewer rates next year, and in subsequent years. If the two-year budget being crafted is adopted, your electric rates would go up by five percent in 2010 and increases in Chugach Electric rates also would be passed along to consumers. […]

October 16, 2009 ·

Continuation of Nightly Seward Highway Closures

This is notification of the continuance of nightly Seward Highway closures at the Trail River Bridge. Project manager Tal Maxwell has issued this update: We will be continuing the nightly closures of the Seward Hwy. into the week of October 18th. The highway will be closed at Trail River Bridge for rock excavation and blasting operations starting at 11 PM […]

October 16, 2009 ·

Seward High School Bulletin

THERE IS NO SCHOOL ON THURSDAY AND FRIDAY, OCTOBER 29TH AND 30TH.  THERE WILL BE PARENT TEACHER CONFERENCES ON THOSE DAYS. Cross country runners, please remember to turn in your uniforms. Do you have stray calculators that you don’t use anymore and they are just getting in the way?  If so, please bring them in and donate them to SHS. […]

October 16, 2009 ·

Proposed Change in Rates 2009 to 2010

(Impact on Average Residential Customer) Utility_Rate_Increase_Customer_Impact.pdf 800kb

October 16, 2009 ·

THE BIG ONE is Coming to Seward

The Big One: A Chronicle of the Exxon Valdez Oil spill ran for three weeks at Cyrano’s Theatre Company in Anchorage and will be performing on the 24th of October in Seward at the High School Theatre @ 7pm brought to you by the Seward Arts Council.   Seward Arts Council Members pay discounted prices at the door. Not a Member?  Visit […]

October 15, 2009 ·