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ASLC welcomes new Seal Pup and prepares for birth

ASLC welcomes new Seal Pup and prepares for birth

(By Heidi Zemach) A third young abandoned seal pup was rescued and brought in to the Alaska Sea Life Center Monday, to be cared for by their husbandry staff along with Mocha and Maxwell, who arrived in early April. ASLC staff named her Chai in keeping with the coffee-drink theme for this year’s rescued seal pups. Chai was found sitting […]

May 6, 2010 ·

Got Cartridges?

Your used ink jet cartridges can help provide mobility to the world’s disabled. Please deposit Lexmark, Cannon, HP, Dell, Sharp and Epson empty ink jet cartridges in the recycling box provided and maintained by the Resurrection Bay Lions Club. The recycling box is located in the City of Seward Community Library. Funds from the recycling will help provide a sturdy […]

May 6, 2010 ·
Swim Coach Gets New View

Swim Coach Gets New View

A community grant from the Holland America Line Inc. Community Advisory Board, was awarded to Seward Tsunami Swim Club (STSC).  The $1000 grant was received November of 2009, the start up of the swim season for STSC . The Seward Tsunami Swim Club grant was for the purchase of an underwater camera and recording system. It took some time to […]

May 6, 2010 ·
Iditarod Historic Trail Alliance Meets in Seward, Friday/Saturday, Public Welcome

Iditarod Historic Trail Alliance Meets in Seward, Friday/Saturday, Public Welcome

The semi-annual meeting of the Iditarod Historic Trail Alliance will be held May 7th and 8th at the Breeze Inn.  The meetings are open to the public and begin at 9am each day.  On Friday, May 7th from 5:30 – 6:30pm, a public reception will be held at the Breeze Inn.  All are invited to attend and share your thoughts […]

May 6, 2010 ·
Teachers watch assembly play politics with their lives

Teachers watch assembly play politics with their lives

(By Heidi Zemach for Seward City News) The City Council Chamber was filled to capacity Tuesday night when the Kenai Peninsula Borough Assembly held its only Seward meeting this year, with many left standing outside the open door. Except for a group of motorcyclists there to support motorcycle awareness, most people were educators and concerned community members who had come […]

May 6, 2010 ·

The Boys and Girls Club of Seward need your help

About 20 tiles are left “unsold” for the Tree Mural. Please contact Deb Bond at dbond@positiveplaceforkids.com with your 25 character or less wording and $25. Deadline is 5:30 pm today (Thursday)

May 6, 2010 ·
Nominations now accepted for Historic Preservation Award

Nominations now accepted for Historic Preservation Award

Seward, the little city by Resurrection Bay, has quite a history.  For over 100 years now its citizens have come and gone, lived and died; enriching our sense of place with each life and event.  We are fortunate to have such a past behind us, as without the hard work and civic pride of those that came before, Seward would […]

May 6, 2010 ·
Cruising for Art

Cruising for Art

Have you noticed the many murals around our little town? Do you have a favorite? Maybe you even helped paint one of the designs? As a citizen of Seward you should feel proud, because in 2008 our city was designated “Mural Capitol of Alaska” after the completion of its 12th mural. So, how did we get so many murals gracing […]

May 5, 2010 ·
Captain Jack's Seafood Market Opens

Captain Jack's Seafood Market Opens

Advertisement: Over the last couple of years Captain Jack’s Seafood Locker has experienced a number of exciting expansions and is thrilled to mark the completion with the grand opening of their new seafood market. Late last summer, Captain Jack’s finished the renovation of their new custom commercial seafood processing facility. Since its opening it has been working closely with local […]

May 5, 2010 ·

PLANT & PASTRY DONATIONS WANTED

 The SEWARD SENIOR CENTER is seeking donations of flowers, herbs and vegetable starts, baked goods and any other sellable items (smaller than your body) in anticipation of it’s spring fundraiser, the PLANT & PASTRY SALE, to be held on June 4th.    Plants can be dropped off beginning June 1st, and baked goods may be dropped off beginning June 3rd.  Other non-perishable items to be sold may be dropped off beginning May […]

May 5, 2010 ·
TRAILS Events & Summer Trips

TRAILS Events & Summer Trips

The TRAILS Program promotes recreation for people of all abilities and is open to the whole community. We’ve got a great batch of events this month and welcome anyone who is interested. Here is what’s happening this week: Scrapbooking on May 6th from 3-5pm in the ILC Conference Room. We’ll enjoy special instruction on how to scrapbook! Binders and scrapbooking […]

May 5, 2010 ·
City Calendar

City Calendar

Seward City Council Regular Meeting Agenda Monday, May 10, 2010 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.  National Fitness and Sports Month 2.  Special Olympics […]

May 5, 2010 ·

5-4-2010 Borough Assembly Report from Sue McClure

5-4-2010 Borough Assembly Meeting Report By Sue McClure The Assembly met in Seward, and it was sunny and warm all day! We began the day with budget presentations from the Seward Senior Center, Seward Bear Creek Flood Service Area, Lowell Point Emergency Services, Cooper Landing Seniors, and the Bear Creek Fire Service Area. Budget presentations will continue in Soldotna on […]

May 5, 2010 ·
The Make-A-Wish Foundation needs your help in Seward!

The Make-A-Wish Foundation needs your help in Seward!

The Make-A-Wish Foundation®  is currently looking for passionate, responsible, and mature volunteers to help grant the wishes of some very special children. Wish granting volunteers work in teams of two to meet with our wish children and plan and fulfill each wish. This volunteer position is best suited for volunteers with creative energy, entrepreneurial enthusiasm and top notch organizational skills. Our […]

May 4, 2010 ·
Schools Show Off Talent Under Shadow of Budget Cuts

Schools Show Off Talent Under Shadow of Budget Cuts

(By Heidi Zemach for Seward City News) The Kenai Peninsula Borough School District spent the day meeting in work sessions Seward Monday, and then heard from local educators and community members at its only board meeting here in the evening. The meeting was dominated by presentations about Seward Middle School and High School and the creative efforts of some of […]

May 4, 2010 ·

Boys and Girls Club Mural Project – Hurry purchase you tiles be Wednesday

The Boys & Girls Club, in partnership with Seward Elementary School and with funding from the Alaska Initiative for Community Engagement, the Spring Creek Bonsai Club & the Seward community are building a clay mural. The mural will be mounted on the south wall of Seward Elementary school to celebrate Arbor Day. There will also be a memorial tree planted […]

May 4, 2010 ·

KENAI AREA BURN SUSPENSION IN PLACE

Due to high winds and no precipitation in the weather forecast for the Kenai Peninsula, open burning has been suspended by the Alaska Division of Forestry until further notice.  Burning in burn barrels is also suspended at this time.  Individuals should check any fires they have lit in the past month to ensure that they are completely out.  Local fire […]

May 4, 2010 ·

Qutekcak May Newsletter

Greetings from Qutekcak Native Tribe! Linked you will find QNT’s May/June 2010 Newsletter.  Take a peek and learn about all that’s going on at Qutekcak! Wave.May.Jun.2010-1.pdf (652kb) www.sewardaknatives.com

May 4, 2010 ·
Anniversary Sale at Sew'n Bee Cozy

Anniversary Sale at Sew'n Bee Cozy

Advertisement: Celebrating 5 yrs This Tuesday – Saturday May 4 – 8 11 am – 5pm 5th yard Free Reg. price/whole yard cuts Double Tote Discount Notions, Books,  Patterns w/Sew’n Bee Cozy Shopping Tote 50% Off Lowest Clearance Price Fabric, Books, Patterns, Notions $5.00 Through The Seasons Book or DVD With minimum purchase of $100. *Some restrictions apply Summer Business […]

May 4, 2010 ·
Fire at Lowell Point Beach

Fire at Lowell Point Beach

I drove out to Lowell Point State Recreation Area today to walk the beach. I was stunned to find a huge, black, desolate, burned strip all the way from the road to the beach. The newly emerged 4 inch high beach ryegrass shoots were black. Beaten down paths, beer bottles, and half burned tennis balls showed up clearly without the […]

May 3, 2010 ·

SEWARD SENIOR CENTER HAPPENINGS

336 Third Ave 224-5604 Open Monday-Friday 9:00-4:00. Closed weekends. LUNCH MENU week of May 3rd:  (Mon)CHILI CINCINNATI STYLE;(Tue)BURGERS; (Wed)VETERAN’S LUNCH/CINCO de MAYO TACO SALAD; (Thurs)OVEN BAKED CHICKEN; (Fri)MOTHER’S DAY LUNCH/GLAZED HAM.  FITNESS:  Monday & Wednesday, Qigong 9-10:30am, Core Balance 11-12:00pm; Tuesday & Thursday, Walking for Wellness, 9:30-10:30am; Beginner’s Stretch ‘n Strengthen, 10:30-11:30am; Wednesday, Line Dancing, 10:30-11:30am; Friday, Core Balance 11-12:00pm. […]

May 3, 2010 ·

Library closing early on Wednesday

On Wednesday, May 5th, Seward Community Library will be shutting our doors early at 5 pm, rather than 8 pm, for our monthly staff meeting.  Please drop off items before then, or call to renew if you cannot come in before then.  Thursday, May 6th, we will resume our regular open hours from 10 am to 8 pm. Happy Cinco […]

May 3, 2010 ·
The Green Beet: Bulbs and Beds

The Green Beet: Bulbs and Beds

I hope everyone got their indoor spring cleaning done in April, because May is absolutely the time to spruce up your flowerbeds, yards and gardens to prepare for June’s lovely greens. This week I spent my free time on my backyard bulb flowerbed. I love planting bulbs, specifically lilies. Why? Because lilies come up year after year, with little summer […]

May 2, 2010 ·

(By Heidi Zemach for Seward City News) One of Seward’s top employers, possibly the top employer, is one you never see unless you work or have business there. Spring Creek Correctional Center is nestled in the mountains at Fourth of July subdivision, just north of Seward Marine Industrial Center. The state prison facility is out of sight, out of mind, and […]

May 1, 2010 ·

Reminder to put on your walking shoes for CROP walk tomorrow!

The CROP walk for World Hunger will take place at 2pm starting at the Sealife Center. If you haven’t donated already, you can just show up, donate and walk with us! We would love to see you there!

May 1, 2010 ·

2010 Adult Citizen Exchange Applications Available

DON’T MISS THIS GREAT OPPORTUNITY!!! ADULT CITIZEN EXCHANGE WITH OBIHIRO, JAPAN The Seward International Friendship Committee is seeking 2 individuals within the community who would like to participate in the adult citizen exchange between Obihiro, Japan and Seward. Applicants must be 21 years of age. Yasuhiko Ohsono, one of the founding fathers of the Obihiro/Seward student exchange program that has […]

April 30, 2010 ·