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Capitol Report for February 9, 2009 by Senator Gary Stevens Hello again from the Capitol. Its been about three weeks since the start of session and the pace of work in both legislative bodies has picked up. Much of our focus in these early days has been on the federal economic stimulus package and what it means to the state. […]
Hotel Seward is proud to have Jessica Bishop an AVTEC Graduate and a life long Sewardite, join our Hotel Seward Family as Chef of Gene’s Place, our new Victorian Lounge and Restaurant! We are excited about her fresh new ideas and all the possibilties the future will bring. She entends to entice all of Seward with her tasty creations.
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On Friday last week SCN received the following hilarious email from the Seward Nordic Ski Club; “It has been reported that a rare white moose has been spotted again up Snow River. In our attempts to get a photo of this rare moose we are inviting you to join one of our search parties. Please plan to spend some of […]
Friday we were provided with an update on the Alaska Region Research Vessel, a replacement for the R/V Alpha Helix which was retired in 2006. The plans call for a vessel over 200′ in length, with a 20-person crew. Owned by the National Science Foundation, the vessel is to be operated by University of Alaska Fairbanks. With the Seward Marine […]
At 1:51 p.m. on February 8, 2009 the Seward Dispatch Center was notified of an automatic fire alarm activation at GlacierView Apartments, 200 Lowell Canyon Road. The Dispatch Center also received numerous 911 phone calls reporting smoke in the building. Firefighters found substantial smoke conditions and a small fire in a second floor apartment. The occupant of the apartment was […]
February 9, 2009 Newsletter 26th Legislative Session From the desk of Rep. Paul Seaton V. 70 Contact Information (907) 465-2689 Toll Free: (800) 665-2689 Fax: (907) 465-3472 Website: http://www.RepPaulSeaton.com Email: Rep.Paul.Seaton@Legis.state.ak.us Greetings from Juneau, California, and Mexico, this 21st day of the 26th Legislative Session. Tina and I have had a wonderful celebration with my father for his 100th […]
As we face the 200th Anniversary of the birth of Abraham Lincoln on February 12th, it seems appropriate that we should discuss the ways to heal the disunion by the economic Civil War that is presently dividing Americans and Alaskans. We must proclaim our emancipation from foreign oil, big government and wasteful spending and focus on our real needs for […]
Mayors Narrative Report Week #16 February 2-8, 2009 Dave Carey, Borough Mayor Week #16 has been very full with many meetings including an Assembly Meeting. For this weeks narrative, I would like to change the format and only address three meeting with residents of the Borough. Item #1, on Wednesday, after Sound-Off which included ten calls from residents, I went […]
On Wednesday, February 11th, Seward Elementary will be hosting an early morning family reading time from 7:35 to 8:00 in our library. Come get a snack and read a book with your child before school. Help us add to our Family Reading Caterpillar!
Ah, Valentine’s Day. That special time of year when all things frivolous are slapped into a heart shaped box, pasted with ribbons, dressed up like a burlesque dancer, and thus inescapably appear as a constant reminder of one’s joy, or pain, or even vague indifference when it comes to love. For men especially, it is a holiday fraught with peril. […]
Community Schools News: Womens Self Defense Learn simple yet effective techniques to defend yourself when necessary. Minors are welcome with a legal guardian (14 yrs and older). Please wear lose comfortable clothing and bring your indoor shoes. Class will be held in the wrestling room. You may join at anytime and attend as many classes as you wish. Please contact […]
Excerpts from The Tale Flipper, the student run newspaper from Seward Middle School Mrs. Mow By Kara Mrs. Mow was hired two weeks ago as our full time lunch lady. She enjoys the job and said, Most kids are very nice. There are a few that come through the line that have a little attitude, but thats why I like […]
The Seward Community Band is back in full swing! After a few weeks of practice, we are beginning to work on our music for the upcoming concert in May. As a reminder, we meet at 7 PM on Tuesday evenings in the High School Music Room. Music this session is spread across the musical spectrum, from bossa nova to marches […]
High resolution topographic data (lidar) from 2006 is now available, for free, to all of us here in our community. You can look at your community from a new perspective! Come check it out at the KPB offices located in Seaview plaza! Thanks SBCFSA!
February 1, 2009 26th Legislative Session From the desk of Rep. Paul Seaton V. 69 Contact Information (907) 465-2689 Toll Free: (800) 665-2689 Fax: (907) 465-3472 Website: http://www.RepPaulSeaton.com Email: Rep.Paul.Seaton@Legis.state.ak.us Greetings from Juneau on this 14th day of the 26th Legislature. The past week has been very hectic as we conducted multiple overviews in committees. Finishing touches are being […]
If you missed the last “Art of Homebrew” class, don’t worry. There are still two more sessions and everyone is encouraged to attend. This Thursday, the 5th, at 7pm, Eric Johansen will be taking the reins and leading us on a wild adventure from seed to sip. If you’ve ever wanted to make your own beer at home, or you’re […]
Notice is hereby given that the Kenai Peninsula Borough Assembly is seeking applications from qualified residents of the borough who are interested in appointment to a newly created task force for the purpose of examination of current flood plain issues and the development of options for the Seward-Bear Creek Flood Service Area. Two members of the public are sought from […]
Tonight is the night… Wednesday evening at 6:30, the monthly community hymn sing will take place at the Methodist Church, 321 Fourth Avenue. All are welcome! Call 224-5624 for more information!
February 3, 2009 Seward, Alaska Sporadic Bird Report Sunrise 9:06 am, sunset 5:17 pm, length of day 8 hours, 11 minutes; tomorrow will be 5 minutes and 7 seconds longer. Weather: Januarys bitter north wind blew into February with temperatures in the single digits and wind chill in the negative teens. Todays gusts ranged from 13 to 22 mph, slightly […]
The Kenai Peninsula Borough will be holding public training on the New Joint Sales Tax Return Form in the Soldotna, Seward and Homer areas. A sign up sheet will be available and after a brief presentation the Sales Tax and Audit Dept will be available to work one on one with individuals. The Dates and Locations are as follows: SEWARD […]
It seems that there isn’t anyone locally who does alterations on clothes or who can replace a zipper in a coat here locally. Could it be that there is no one in Seward with sewing know-how and some time on their hands to earn some extra cash by replacing a zipper or hemming a pair of pants? I sure hope […]
I have exciting news. If you’re tired of the cold, pining for the sun, or just wishing you could get away for a while, your time has come. Yes, Alaska is moving forward. And South. With Governor Palin’s recent formation of a Political Action Committee, we can all look forward to sunnier days ahead. I have it from a trusted source, […]
Ive been sitting on this one for quite some time now. With a book as utterly fantastic as Stick-Fighting: Self-Defense, you dont just toss this one to the wolves willy-nilly. However, recent events at the Senior Center have called for drastic measures, and its time to bring out the big guns. Well, sticks in our case. Now Im about to […]