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New Childrens Clubs in Seward

This next week, two new clubs will be starting in Seward for boys and girls ages 8-11. God’s Heroes and Daughters of the King will be a fun and engaging atmosphere for children to learn about stories from the Bible and how to apply principles to their own lives. The children will have the opportunity to earn points/victories through scripture […]

by · September 11, 2008 · Comments are Disabled ·

High School Sporting Events at Home

The school year is off to a great start and the Seahawk’s sports seasons are in full swing.  Football, volleyball, XC running and swimming events take place weekly.  For some good, clean, inexpensive entertainment come on out and cheer on the Seahawks!  Upcoming events are: Fri. 9/12      Vollyeball JV, V vs. Kenai    3:15pm XC Running Seward Invite    3:15pm […]

by · September 10, 2008 · Comments are Disabled ·

A Sense of Place: A Seward Column

In a way, my first discovered love lay stretched within that moment of time I found in music.  Wound tight in tune through chances offered rhythmic and welcome.  I did not question love then, nor understand it as there was no need to.  It was merely a presence, as my parent’s voices tumbling soft into my ears in sleep, that […]

by · September 10, 2008 · 2 comments ·
City Calendar

City Calendar

Special City Council Special Meeting Action Agenda Tuesday, September 2, 2008 The Following Resolution Was Approved: Resolution 2008-086, Authorizing The City Manager To Enter Into An Agreement With Alaska Pump & Supply, Inc. For The Repair Of A Flygt Pump Model 3300 For An Amount Not To Exceed $16,000.   Seward City Council Meeting Action Agenda Monday, September 8, 2008 […]

by · September 10, 2008 · Comments are Disabled ·
Committee to Name the LTCF

Committee to Name the LTCF

Want to help name the new Long Term Care Facility?   Submit a letter of interest to the City Clerk’s Office no later than 5:00 p.m., October 6, 2008.  At the October 13, 2008 City Council meeting, the Council will appoint five members to a Special Ad Hoc Citizen Advisory Committee that will name the new Long Term Care Facility. 

by · September 10, 2008 · Comments are Disabled ·
Weird Book of the Week

Weird Book of the Week

It turns out that all those flag-burning hippies really were Communists.  You were right McCarthy!  I’ve just discovered a remarkably troubling book, The Gravediggers by Phyllis Schlafly, that has left me scrambling to find a flag to wave.  Into the bomb-shelter!  Where’s my gas mask?  To arms, to arms!  The Russians are coming! So if I’ve got this right, our […]

by · September 9, 2008 · Comments are Disabled ·

Sub Training

Seward schools are in need of substitute teachers!  Sub Teacher Training will be held in Soldotna on Monday, September 15 and Tuesday, September 16.  They will be in the Borough Assembly Room from 9:00 a.m to 3:00 p.m.  To register for one of these training sessions, please call Larissa at (907) 714-8888.

by · September 8, 2008 · Comments are Disabled ·

Karate for youth

Karate for ages 6 to 16 years of age Days: monday and wed Times:3-4pm Beginners; 4-5pm older and more advcanced Where: High school Cafeteria Starting  Monday,Sept. 8, 2008 for sign ups. 3 month sessions for $45.00. For more information call Becky at 224-7085

by · September 7, 2008 · Comments are Disabled ·
Jim Craig is coming to the Library!  9/12 @ 5pm

Jim Craig is coming to the Library! 9/12 @ 5pm

High-flying Pilot and talented novelist, Jim Craig, will be signing copies of his book, North to Disaster, next Friday, September 12th at the Library. Please join us at 5pm to meet the man behind the manuscript. Copies of the book will be available for purchase. Refreshments and snacks will be served. (Photo courtesy Seward Phoenix Log)

by · September 5, 2008 · Comments are Disabled ·

Resurrection Bay Co-op – Important Meeting!

On Wednesday, September 10 at 5:30 PM in the basement of Seward Community Library, there will be a meeting for everyone who is involved with the Resurrection Bay food ordering co-op, or would like to learn about ordering food in bulk with the co-op.  Everyone, please try to attend.  We will discuss increasing shipping charges, volunteer duties, the bank account, some problems we’ve […]

by · September 4, 2008 · Comments are Disabled ·
2008 Efficiency Study- Part 3

2008 Efficiency Study- Part 3

    final-summary-report-hr-efficiency.pdf

by · September 3, 2008 · Comments are Disabled ·

Rain or Shine, Fresh Organic Produce at the Summer Market

Its raining, the Summer Market is open and we’ve got great, just picked, Organic Produce. This week we have: Organic: Shelled sweet peas, Red-leaf Head Lettuce, 3 varieties of Beets, Purple and Orange carrots, Snow Peas, Broccoli, Green Beans, Cabbage, Spaghetti Squash, Cauliflower, Sweet Pumpkin, and some of organic herbs. Hot house Tomatoes and Cucumbers. Produce is available Thursday through […]

by · September 3, 2008 · Comments are Disabled ·

Seward Sporadic Bird Report: Rusty Blackbird, GBH, Crossbills

Tuesday, September 2, 2008 Seward, Alaska Sporadic Bird Report Sunrise 6:56 am, sunset 8:56 pm, length of day 14 hours; tomorrow will be 5 minutes and 24 seconds shorter. Weather: August exited in a spectacular finale of sunshine and blue skies, as September slipped in cloaked in dark gray, temps around 50º, and bouts of heavy rain with more forecast […]

by · September 3, 2008 · Comments are Disabled ·
Weird Book of the Week

Weird Book of the Week

Rats.  The word alone is enough to cause fear, paranoia, suspicion and pain.  An expression of frustration.  Sneaky devils in the dark.  Vermin hordes that know no bounds.  They breed freely, without discretion, in nearly every corner of the globe.  Multiplying.  Conquering.  With dreams of world domination they cross oceans in secret, soaring through the skies in cargo holds, attacking […]

by · September 2, 2008 · Comments are Disabled ·
First Story Hour of the Season

First Story Hour of the Season

 Story Hour at Seward Community Library will resume Friday, September 12th at 10:30am, and continue each Friday throughout the school year.  This first story hour has the intriguing title of Things with Warts.  You’ll have to come to find out!  Story Hour is geared to children ages 3-6; however siblings are always welcome.  All story hours are feature some of […]

by · August 30, 2008 · Comments are Disabled ·

Don’t “DISS” the Bear

By Rev. Dr. James R. Stigall Well, Russia has invaded its former satellite state Georgia.  We all realize that something significant is happening … something that goes against the very moral fabric and best interest of liberty throughout the world.  However, we also feel powerless to reverse this wave of disrespect for human rights. Unfortunately, we are in a period […]

by · August 30, 2008 · 2 comments ·

Don't "DISS" the Bear

By Rev. Dr. James R. Stigall Well, Russia has invaded its former satellite state Georgia.  We all realize that something significant is happening … something that goes against the very moral fabric and best interest of liberty throughout the world.  However, we also feel powerless to reverse this wave of disrespect for human rights. Unfortunately, we are in a period […]

by · August 30, 2008 · 2 comments ·

Bear Glacier Outburst Flood Surprises Local Kayakers

Local kayak guides were suprised when water in front of Bear Glacier south of Seward suddenly rose at least 5 feet in mid August.  An overflight of the area found a drained lake on the northeast side of the glacier.  Full details are found in the press release at: http://www.nps.gov/kefj/parknews/bear-glacier-outburst-flood.htm Photos are on the Ocean Alaska Science and Learning Web […]

by · August 29, 2008 · Comments are Disabled ·

First Friday Art Walk Next Week!

The countdown begins for next Friday’s Art Walk.  We are now one week away!  The Library and Museum are excited about our participation in this wonderful event and hope that many of you will stop by to see the beautiful paintings of Evelyn Blair.  We are still accepting paintings for exhibition as well, and I know there are quite a […]

by · August 29, 2008 · Comments are Disabled ·

McCain Chooses Palin as Running Mate

John McCain has chosen Gov. Sarah Palin as his vice presidential running mate.

by · August 29, 2008 · Comments are Disabled ·
2008 City of Seward Efficiency Study

2008 City of Seward Efficiency Study

  efficiency-study-for-city-manager_final-22aug08.pdf

by · August 29, 2008 · Comments are Disabled ·

Providence Seward Medical & Care Center Clinic Closed on Labor Day

The Providence Seward Medical and Care Center Clinic will be closed for appointments on Monday, September 1st 2008 in observance of Labor Day. The 24 hour Emergency Department will remain open for the community’s emergency needs. If you have questions, please call 224-5205.

by · August 28, 2008 · Comments are Disabled ·

Providence Seward Medical & Care Center Clinic Closed on Labor Day

The Providence Seward Medical and Care Center Clinic will be closed for appointments on Monday, September 1st 2008 in observance of Labor Day. The 24 hour Emergency Department will remain open for the community’s emergency needs. If you have questions, please call 224-5205.

by · August 28, 2008 · Comments are Disabled ·

Dynamite Produce at the Summer Market!

We have Produce and its SO good. Here’s what’s on the garden menu this week: Certified Organic: Red leaf butter head lettuce, sweet carrots, purple carrots, 4 kinds of beets, cauliflower, cabbage, broccoli, snow peas, shelled peas. Hot house tomatoes and cucumbers from Bell’s Nursery. If you can’t make it on Thursday, we’ll probably still have some left over for […]

by · August 28, 2008 · Comments are Disabled ·
City Calendar

City Calendar

Regular Seward City Council Meeting Action Agenda Monday, August 25, 2008 at 7:00 p.m. The following Ordinance for Public Hearing and Enactment was approved: Non-code Ordinance 2008-017, Appropriating Funds To Make Expenditures Which Could Influence The Outcome Of An Election Concerning A Ballot Proposition Addressing Exemption Of City Of Seward Municipal Elected And Appointed Officials From The Requirements Of Chapter […]

by · August 27, 2008 · Comments are Disabled ·