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Crowley Tugs

Crowley Tugs

The Latest from the Niebrugge Images Photo Blog Posted: 15 Apr 2009 09:14 AM PDT Crowley tugs in the Seward Boat Harbor, Alaska. I went out looking for subjects during a heavy snowstorm yesterday. I can almost always find a moose, and thought they would make for a cool subject all covered in snow – but I couldn’t find a […]

April 16, 2009 · 2 comments ·

CONSTRUCTION UPDATE FOR SEWARD HIGHWAY

Seward Chamber of Commerce Announces DOT Public Meeting THIS MONDAY Seward, AK – April 15, 2009 – The Seward Chamber of Commerce was just notified by the Alaska Department of Transportation that they will be holding a meeting in Seward to discuss the on-going bridge replacement project and the associated monthly bridge inspections. The meeting is intended to provide the […]

April 16, 2009 · Comments are Disabled ·

Swan, Geese, Oystercatchers!

April 15, 2009 Seward, Alaska Sporadic Bird Report Sunrise 6:39 am, sunset 9:17 pm, length of day 16 hours, 38 minutes; tomorrow will be 5 minutes and 27 seconds longer. Weather: After a spring surprise of about 6” of new snow yesterday, today was benignly overcast and calm with temperatures rising into the low 40s. Snow dominates yards everywhere, but […]

April 15, 2009 · Comments are Disabled ·

Metco Thanks Seward!

Here at Metco we are so grateful for all the support the community showed us recently. We want to give special thanks to those who took the time to write or call council members, and to those who spoke on our behalf at the city council meeting. Although the end result did not turn out the way we would have […]

April 15, 2009 · Comments are Disabled ·

Resolution Approved

Resolution 2009-024, Approving A Contract Between The City Of Seward And Peninsula Construction, Inc. For The Japp Creek Relocation Project In An Amount Not To Exceed $305,365 Plus A 10% Contingency, And Appropriating Funds.

April 15, 2009 · Comments are Disabled ·

City Calendar

Seward City Council Meeting Action Agenda Monday, April 13, 2009 The following Ordinance and Resolution were pulled from the agenda: Ordinance 2009-003, Amending The Seward City Code To Permit The Use Of Firearms And Bows In Designated Areas In Accordance With State Requirements, And To Amend Ordinances Relating To Trapping And Use Of Weapons Within The City. Resolution 2009-026, Adopting […]

April 15, 2009 · Comments are Disabled ·

2009 Cuise Ship Schedule

The Seward Chamber of Commerce has compiled a schedule of the cruise ship landings in Seward. 2009-cruise-ship-schedule.pdf (30kb)

April 15, 2009 · Comments are Disabled ·

The Seward Statehood Grant Committee is proud to announce a symposium on May 1 & 2, 2009 at the Alaska Vocational Technical Center (AVTEC) and Kenai Fjords National Park Legend’s building celebrating Alaska’s statehood and Seward’s home of the state flag. A mural by artist Justine Pechuzal will be unveiled to join the many others in town which make Seward […]

April 14, 2009 · Comments are Disabled ·
Police Log

Police Log

03/31/09 1517 DAVID FETTERS, OLN/7030439 was arrested on Anchorage AST Warrant 3AN07 12231CR, Bail $500.00, JOSEPH GEARHART, OLN/6294738 was arrested for PTRP. Both subjects were transported to SCJ by 1E42. 2048 ATTEMPTED BURGLARY RP, from Apollo Restaurant stated someone attempted to break into the restaurant downtown in the alleyway door. 04-01-09

April 14, 2009 · Comments are Disabled ·
2009 Academy Class Complete

2009 Academy Class Complete

The Seward Police Department has once again presented the Citizen’s Police Academy. The classes began in January and were held once a week for 10 weeks plus one day at the shooting range. There were six participants. Various law enforcement topics were presented by members of the department as well as by several guest speakers. The goal of the CPA […]

April 14, 2009 · Comments are Disabled ·

School Board to meet in Seward only once a year

Just wanted to make sure everyone was aware the board is revisiting the proposal to reduce the number of times we meet in Seward from two to one annually. My understanding is the main reason is financial. However, I continue to support retaining a visit each fall & spring to both Seward & Homer unless there is a functional plan […]

April 13, 2009 · Comments are Disabled ·
Music and New Pants!

Music and New Pants!

Advertisement: Brown & Hawkins is having live music and a two hour sale on Carhartt goods THIS FRIDAY April 17th 5pm- 7pm “Grunt Monkey” Jim Foster- Guitarist + Refreshments served 224-3011

April 13, 2009 · Comments are Disabled ·

Rep. Seaton's April 12, 2990 Newsletter

Greetings from Juneau this 84th day of the 26th Legislative Session. Juneau is hectic. Trying to cram results into 90 days has caused tension and less opportunity for citizen input on most issues. Scheduling lunchtime informational meetings has become popular since that is the only time that another committee meeting can be squeezed in: Health Caucus, Fish Caucus, Children’s Caucus, […]

April 13, 2009 · Comments are Disabled ·
Library Friends Drive and Book Sale Ongoing

Library Friends Drive and Book Sale Ongoing

May’s not yet here, which means the Seward Community Library Book Sale and Friends of the Library membership drive are ongoing!  Please come on down for a visit, and to browse the newly organized Book Sale.  Hundreds of new books were accumulated this past winter, and we want to make sure local residents have “first browsing” rights before the crowds […]

April 13, 2009 · Comments are Disabled ·

Curious about rowing or our local rowing team?

Join us for an Information meeting about our local rowing team and how you can join.  Tuesday, April 28th, 7pm at Resurrection Art Coffee House.  Men or women, 14-99 years old welcome.  Call Lori at 362-3433 for more information or visit www.kenaicrewsers.org.

April 13, 2009 · Comments are Disabled ·

Historical Research?

I am looking for a building permit for Mt. Marathon apts. built in 1905.  I have contacted City Hall,Kenai borough assessing dept. and with no help. I have been to the Fire Dept., museum and local library. If anyone can help please do.

April 11, 2009 · 1 comment ·
Project Bookpiglet: 'The Joy of Sects'

Project Bookpiglet: 'The Joy of Sects'

If I make it through this alive, I’ll owe Jesus a cheeseburger. I really should have gone to church and made some friends a while back.  For once again, we find that the Day of Ham has descended upon us in all it’s Springtime glory.  And if I just show up at church on Easter without any warning, trying to […]

April 11, 2009 · Comments are Disabled ·
Did you know you have a choice?

Did you know you have a choice?

Advertisement: First American Title Insurance Company is the only LOCAL title and escrow company. You have the right to choose who provides your title and escrow needs when you refinance your home with a lending institution. In many cases lenders will choose a non-local title company. It’s only because they haven’t been directed otherwise by you, the customer. Thirty two […]

April 10, 2009 · Comments are Disabled ·

Teleconferenced Grants Symposium At Seward Legislative Office

Alaskans Can Participate Statewide in Grants Symposium Legislative Information Offices will be open to participants Alaskans unable to get to Anchorage for next Tuesday’s federal grants symposium sponsored by the Alaska Congressional Delegation can participate via teleconference. The delegation has arranged for 22 Legislative Information Offices around the state to be open and available to public members who want to […]

April 10, 2009 · Comments are Disabled ·

16th Annual Mayor's Cup Race

16th Annual Mayor’s Cup Race Another video – this time showing 14 of the 15 teams in order of appearance. Sorry we missed Team #1. (it’s 4 minutes long) Can be searched on YouTube: sled dog race seward

April 10, 2009 · Comments are Disabled ·

Metco Requests Community Support

   Dear Sewardites:   Please read the following letter concerning a $300,000 contract to relocate Japp Creek in Forest Acres.  The City of Seward is planning to award this contract to an out of town contractor even though Metco was the lowest bidder on the project.   4/10/09   TO:  Seward City Mayor, Council Members and Community   RE:  Japp […]

April 10, 2009 · 5 comments ·
Go Green in your Pocketbook: Any Given Sunday

Go Green in your Pocketbook: Any Given Sunday

> By Jen Ransom The Easter season is upon us, and many use this time to find a renewed faith in the four walls of their local place of worship. I challenge you to also use this glorious season to renew your commitment to being environmentally friendly by looking around your church building and community for ways to save green […]

April 10, 2009 · 1 comment ·
Tsunami Hazard Zone!

Tsunami Hazard Zone!

Seward Tsunami Swim Club (STSC) took Jr. Olympic Swim Championship by storm! In all, 23 swim clubs/teams entered, from all over Alaska, to compete April 2-5 at Bartlett pool. The swimmers totaled 423 from across the state. To compete in this meet swimmers have qualifying times in the events. Only the best swimmers from around the state qualify to compete […]

April 10, 2009 · Comments are Disabled ·
Thank you Resurrection Bay Conservation Alliance for your efforts!

Thank you Resurrection Bay Conservation Alliance for your efforts!

It’s a thankless task and a large portion of the world will never even know it was done. In many normal life situations these acts of generosity would be seen as dirty, disguising, foul, and inappropriate; but to the people that volunteer each year they see it as a necessary and rewarding experience. I encourage you to be apart of […]

April 10, 2009 · Comments are Disabled ·

BLIZZARD WARNING

AKZ125-101330-WESTERN PRINCE WILLIAM SOUND- INCLUDING THE CITIES OF…WHITTIER…SEWARD…GIRDWOOD…MOOSE PASS 248 PM AKDT THU APR 9 2009  …BLIZZARD WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL NOON AKDT FRIDAY FOR PORTAGE VALLEY AND EASTERN TURNAGAIN ARM…  THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN ANCHORAGE HAS ISSUED A BLIZZARD WARNING…WHICH IS IN EFFECT UNTIL NOON AKDT FRIDAY FOR PORTAGE VALLEY AND EASTERN TURNAGAIN ARM.  

April 10, 2009 · Comments are Disabled ·