Recent News & Information

PTSA Wreath and Garland deadline Monday, Nov 9th

Today, Monday, November 9th, is the deadline for ordering a beautiful wreath or garland from the Seward PTSA. Please mail your order ASAP! To order a beautiful 24” live mixed Wreath for $25.00 or a wonderfully fragrant 25 foot live all-cedar Garland for $30.00, mail a check with all the following order information to Seward PTSA Arts, P.O. Box 409, […]

November 9, 2009 ·

Herman Leirer Multi-Modal Trail Public Meeting

Public meeting to discuss potential trail development When: Thursday, November 19th 2009 – 6:00 to 8:00pm Where: Legends (412 Washington Street, Seward AK) The purpose of this meeting is to find out how you, your family, and/or your business use the Herman Leirer Road (Exit Glacier Road) corridor, and how you might like to see this recreation corridor changed. This […]

November 9, 2009 ·

Constituent Meetings with Representative Paul Seaton

  House District 35 Representative Paul Seaton will be in Seward to meet with constituents on November 11th and 12th.   Please stop by the SeaBean Cafe from 3:00 – 5:00 p.m. to visit with Representative Seaton on Wednesday, November 11th.  If you can’t make the meeting on Wednesday, he will be holding an open house with coffee and cookies […]

November 9, 2009 ·
This Week At Seward Middle School

This Week At Seward Middle School

IN GENERAL. *The district is asking that all parents return in the H1N1 consent forms whether they say yes or no to the vaccine. We need to prove that we have given everyone the option of the vaccine.  Please try and get them back as soon as possible.  If you have any questions, please call Nurse Yoly at 224-9018 ; […]

November 9, 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 Nov. 9th: (Mon) CINCINNATI-STYLE CHILI (Tue) PORK ROAST; (Wed) VETERAN’S LUNCHEON-PRIME RIB; (Thurs) RANCH CHICKEN; (Fri) SALMON PATTIES. Saturdays this winter:  SENIOR BRUNCH and MOVIE, 9:30-2:30pm; *VETERAN’S DAY ceremony sponsored by American Legion Post 5, Wed., Nov. 11th, during lunch, 11:30am-1:00pm.  *FITNESS: Monday & Friday, Core Balance 10:30-11:30am; Tuesday & Thursday, Aerobic-Stretch […]

November 9, 2009 ·

Another Reason to Quit Smoking!

Most of us know smoking is bad for smokers. Many of us also know second-hand smoke can be even worse – for smokers, their friends, families and even pets. To protect loved ones, many smokers now take it outside, and although it helps, but new research shows it’s no longer enough. In the January 2009 issue of Pediatrics, researchers at […]

November 9, 2009 ·
City Calendar

City Calendar

Seward City Council Regular Meeting Agenda Monday, November 9, 2009 at 7:00 p.m. 1.         CALL TO ORDER 2. PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE 3. ROLL CALL CITIZENS’ COMMENTS ON ANY SUBJECT EXCEPT THOSE ITEMS SCHEDULED FOR PUBLIC HEARING. APPROVAL OF AGENDA AND CONSENT AGENDA 6. SPECIAL ORDERS, PRESENTATIONS AND REPORTS A.  Proclamations and Awards 1.  Introduction of the Teen & Youth Council B.  Borough Assembly […]

November 9, 2009 ·
SEWARD CITY COUNCIL WORK SESSION

SEWARD CITY COUNCIL WORK SESSION

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the Seward City Council will meet for a work session on the following day: Tuesday, November 10, 2009 at 11:00 a.m. to discuss Seward Ship’s Drydock, Inc. lease possibilities.   – City Council Chambers The work session will commence in the City Council Chambers, City Hall, 410 Adams Street, Seward.  All interested persons are invited to […]

November 9, 2009 ·
The Green Beet: Avoiding the "Dirty Dozen"

The Green Beet: Avoiding the "Dirty Dozen"

By Jen Ransom for Seward City News As snow begins to settle and the broken ground of my garden freezes in place for the winter, I am once again forced to think about purchasing food items such as lettuce and carrots, and whether the price of organic beats out the cheaper, yet more contaminated, produce items in the grocery store. […]

November 8, 2009 ·
Food Bank Receives funds from CROP Walk

Food Bank Receives funds from CROP Walk

Seward’s annual CROP Walk takes place in early May most years, but in November we see some of the tangible results of the community walk to fight hunger and poverty when the 25% of the funds collected by walkers comes back to the He Will Provide food bank. CROP stands for Communities Responding to Overcome Poverty. A ministry of Church […]

November 7, 2009 ·

Local Seward Radio

Regular Monday Night Live Radio Broadcasts!! That’s right. Tune to 91.7FM KIBH from 9pm-11pm for local info and a healthy dose of awe-inspiring exciting flavorful not-so-ordinary musical selections. Brought to you by your host: Technorock, and your local Pacifica affiliate station 91.7FM KIBH. Check it out! . . . or don’t.

November 7, 2009 ·

New Year's Ball: Mark Your Calendars

It’s not that tough to remember this one. The date: December 31st, that’s a Thursday evening. The cruise ship warehouse. What?. . . The New Year’s Ball, hosted this year by The Seward Arts Council’s Music Festival Team. Be part of this great Seward family event as we usher in the next 50 years of statehood. Mark your calendars Seward, […]

November 7, 2009 ·

Warren Miller Movie

The Seward Nordic Ski Club presents the 2009 Warren Miller Film, “Warren Miller’s Dynasty.” This year there will be 3 showings of this outstanding film that captures skiers and snowboarders in China, Norway, Alaska, Colorado, Lake Tahoe, Washington, Idaho, and more. . . Please join us as we anticipate the ski season right around the corner. Location: AVTEC Auditorium Dates […]

November 7, 2009 ·

Massed Choir for Dec. 6th Community Christmas Service

Once again I am putting together a massed choir for the December 6th evening Ecumenical Service, to be held this year at the Nazarene Church. I have scheduled 5 rehearsals, we have two great anthems to sing, and I have recorded the parts. The first rehearsal is Saturday November 14, 2 PM at the United Methodist Church. You can get […]

November 6, 2009 ·
Sea Life Center taps clean, plentiful energy source

Sea Life Center taps clean, plentiful energy source

  By Heidi Zemach for Seward City News Ressurecton Bay beyond ASLC       Most of us probably wouldn’t imagine the seawater in Resurrection Bay to be warm. Not warm enough to heat local buildings during the cold winters. But we would be wrong. In fact, Resurrection Bay is a wonderful source of energy that stores large amounts of […]

November 6, 2009 ·

Veterans Day Celebration

A Veterans Day Celebration is being held on Sunday November 15th, 2009 at 2pm at the Seward Resort! We would like to invite all Active and Veteran Military Personnel, in addition to first responders such as Seward Police Department, Seward Fire Department, Seward Volunteer Ambulance Corp, Bear Creek Volunteers, Moose Pass Fire Company Volunteers, and Lowell Point Emergency Service Area […]

November 6, 2009 ·

Supported Transportation Program

We are at it again Seward! Your Independent Living Center (ILC) has successfully coordinated a supported transportation pilot program for our community. What does this mean to Seward? Qualifying individuals can stop by the ILC office, located at 201 3rd Ave in the Orca Building, and register to buy $5 taxi vouchers for $2.50 each. Then when they want to […]

November 6, 2009 ·
Raffle Quilt On The Move

Raffle Quilt On The Move

Tickets are on sale for the Christmas Quilt raffle and the quilt is on the move in our community. This week the beautiful quilt has moved to Cover to Cover book store, located at 215 4th Ave, downtown. The quilt is hanging up front in the book store. Cover to Cover is open Monday to Saturday 10 a.m. to 6 […]

November 6, 2009 ·
Seward Archery League

Seward Archery League

Dust off your bow and arrows and come down the Railroad Terminal for some target practice! League will run Friday evenings, 6-9pm. Two sessions available. Session 1: November 6th – December 18th (6 weeks) and Session 2: January 8th – March 12th (10 weeks). Cost is $8 to drop in or $30 for the 1st session and $50 for the […]

November 5, 2009 ·
Seward Nordic Ski Club's Annual Gear Swap Coming Up!

Seward Nordic Ski Club's Annual Gear Swap Coming Up!

Seward Nordic Ski Club presents the annual GEAR SWAP on Saturday, November 14, 2009 from 11:00am – 2:00pm at the Seward High School Cafeteria Two Gear Drop Off Times: Fri., 11/13/09 from 5:30pm to 6:30pm and Sat., 11/13/09 from 9:00am to 11:00am Gear Swap, Rentals, Barney’s new gear, and Membership:  Sat., 11/14/09 from 11:00am to 2:00pm Gear Pick-Up Time: Sat. […]

November 5, 2009 ·

Seward facility leads the way in 'green houses' for elders

by Lori Tipton From KTUU.com The green house concept is an innovative model of elder care. The nationwide movement creates a home-like environment with a higher level of care for elders. And Alaska’s first green house is now open. “I really wouldn’t want to live any other place. I love Alaska,” says Julia Duchan. After living in Alaska for 35 […]

November 5, 2009 ·

Thanks to the Qutekcak Tribe!

The Title 7 Program at Seward Middle School would like to thank the Qutekcak Native Tribal Council for their generous donation to our trip to the Youth and Elders Conference in Anchorage. It was a wonderful learning experience that was made much more enjoyable by the Council’s donation. Thank you for helping us have a great time learning about Alaska’s […]

November 5, 2009 ·

!!Auditions!!

Port City Players !!Auditions!! For their Holiday production of Stocking Stuffers By Geff Moyer   7:00pm November 10th and 11th   @ the Resurrect Art Coffee House   No line memorization No big commitments Just lots of Holiday FUN!!

November 5, 2009 ·
Kenai Fjords National Park Weather Summary

Kenai Fjords National Park Weather Summary

[Admins Note:  TheKenai Fjords National Park Service creates a weather summary for the use and benefit of the people who work in the park and have been nice enough to send this to in to post for the public.  It is chock full of interesting data.  Thanks!] October 2009 Weather Summary October in Kenai Fjords NP was warmer and drier […]

November 4, 2009 ·