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A Coupla White Chicks Sitting Around Talking

A Coupla White Chicks Sitting Around Talking

Tired of the same boring date night of dinner and a movie? Want to start a night out with your girlfriends with a laugh? Come see Rachel Banse and Linnea Hollingsworth star in Port City Players Production of “A Coupla White Chicks Sitting Around Talking.” Maude Mix is a statuesquely pretty, straight-laced and uptight Westchester housewife whose picture perfect life […]

April 8, 2010 ·

Gravel, Navigability and YOUR Land

(Private opinion by Randy Stauffer – not intended to represent the SBCFSA Board) Recently many land owners in the Seward area received a mailed notice from State of Alaska, Dept. of Natural Resources (DNR) asking for public comment concerning a proposed negotiated material sale contract with the Kenai Peninsula Borough for flood control on Salmon Creek. What is this all […]

April 7, 2010 ·
A Resurrection Day to Remember

A Resurrection Day to Remember

(By Heidi Zemach for Seward City News)   What an awesome day Easter Sunday was. My family and I braved snow squalls and bouncy seas to tour Resurrection Bay, hoping to witness the California Gray whales as they begin their annual migration north to the Bering Sea. My family was among 30 passengers traveling on Major Marine Tours boat M/V Orca […]

April 7, 2010 ·
City Calendar

City Calendar

Seward City Council Regular Meeting Agenda Monday, April 12, 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 Public Safety Telecommunications week 2. Public Welcome […]

April 7, 2010 ·

4-6-10 Borough Assembly meeting report

Borough Assembly Report, 4-6-10, from Sue McClure I’m back from a long and full Assembly day. We began with a two-hour joint work session with the School Board, discussing the school district budget. Items of interest to “our side” include: At the regular meeting, we passed Resolution 2010-025, which approves the unincorporated communities that can participate in the FY 2011 […]

April 7, 2010 ·
Lowell Point Road Update 8

Lowell Point Road Update 8

The construction on Lowell Point road is going very well.  In the first week the crew managed to bury two out of eight concrete vaults or roughly ¼ of the distance; and this includes two and a half days of not working for various setbacks.  Today the crew buried the third vault and continued some distance past that.  The next […]

April 7, 2010 ·
Furniture Industry Nixed at Spring Creek Correctional Center

Furniture Industry Nixed at Spring Creek Correctional Center

(By Heidi Zemach for Seward City News) Doing time has just got a little gloomier for some 17-18 inmates at the Spring Creek Correctional Center, and Seward has lost some pretty skilled craftsmen in the bargain. Alaska Department of Corrections Commissioner Joe Schmidt has ordered closed three industrial programs designed to rehabilitate inmates including the furniture factory at Spring Creek, […]

April 6, 2010 ·

3rd Quarter Honor Roll -Seward Elementary School

Fourth Grade Ayla Lapinskas* Zen Petrosius* Kaylee Brockmann Case Estes Simon Estes Elena Hamner Ruby Lindquist Brandon Lynch Emmalee Moore Maille Moriarty Winter Richey Rose Terry Randi Tolson Alex Ursel Creeanna Whitcome Joel Williams * Denotes 4.0 GPA Fifth Grade Jonah DeBoard* Alden Hamilton* Emma Campbell Rebekah Dean Cassidy DeLand Tia Miranda Tasha Murphy Kjell Nilsson Nikolas Pahno Jaren Patterson […]

April 6, 2010 ·

kindergarten open house April 27th & other important dates

Kindergarten registration/open house April 27th Parents and future kindergarten students – please plan on attending our open house to get registered for next year.  The open house runs from 6:00-7:00 PM.  Please bring your child’s birth certificate, shot records and your questions. Important Dates April 6,7,8     Benchmark Testing – get lots of rest the night before! April 9 –          Wacky […]

April 6, 2010 ·

Easter Sunrise Thanks!

On behalf of the churches of Seward represented by the Seward Ministerial Alliance, we want to extend a big thank you to Julie and the rest of the crew down at the Alaska SeaLife Center for once again allowing us to worship as a community at sunrise on Easter morning.  So many people came together to make it a special […]

April 5, 2010 ·

Sporadic Bird Report

April 5, 2010 fat snowflakes dance white-dotted pintails lift off short-eared owl hunts eagles hunker, ravens watch quiet blizzard spring in Seward Happy Birding! Carol Griswold Sporadic Bird Report reporter www.sewardbirdhouse.com Seward, Alaska

April 5, 2010 ·
This week at Seward Middle School   April 5, 2010

This week at Seward Middle School April 5, 2010

This newsletter is posted weekly on Edline and emailed to all accounts that are active on Edline.  If you have questions about or need help with Edline, please contact Miss Fischer at 224-9017, or by email at nfischer@kpbsd.k12.ak.us. IN GENERAL This week are the Reading, Writing and Math SBAs (state standards based assessments).  Please make sure your student is here […]

April 5, 2010 ·
New Assistive Technology Demo Site!!!

New Assistive Technology Demo Site!!!

The Independent Living Center in Soldotna has created a demonstration center that displays different assistive technologies to assist people with various disabilities. The AT Demo Site has tools to assist people with a wide range of disabilities to do things they thought they could no longer do. These tools are important in many activities that we do daily, whether that […]

April 5, 2010 ·

SEWARD SENIOR CENTER HAPPENINGS

336 Third Ave 224-5604 Open Monday-Friday 9:00-4:00.  Closed Saturdays. *LUNCH MENU week of April 5th: (Mon)ROAST TURKEY;(Tue)CHILI; (Wed)VETERAN’S LUNCH; (Thurs)PORK CHOPS; (Fri)TUNA NOODLE CASSEROLE. *FITNESS: Monday & Friday, Core Balance 10:30-11:30am; Tuesday & Thursday, Aerobic-Stretch ‘n Strengthen, 10:30-11:30am . *AARP TAX HELP, Mondays and Wednesdays through April 14th. Appointment preferred. Walk-ins welcome. Call Center for times. *Wii BOWLING, Monday through Friday, […]

April 5, 2010 ·

Representative Paul Seaton's April 5, 2010 Newsletter

April 5, 2010 Second Session of 26th Alaska Legislature From the desk of Rep. Paul Seaton Volume 93 Contact Information – (907) 465-2689 Toll Free: (800) 665-2689 Fax: (907) 235-4008 Website: http://www.RepPaulSeaton.com Email: Rep.Paul.Seaton@Legis.state.ak.us Greetings from Juneau on this 77th day of the session. We are scheduled to adjourn on April 18th to complete the 90 day session. Tina and […]

April 5, 2010 ·
This Week With TRAILS

This Week With TRAILS

The TRAILS Program promotes recreation for people of all abilities and is open to the whole community. We have lots of fun crafting, rafting, watching movies, snowshoeing, kayaking, fishing and more! For more information on what’s going on through the month of April check out TRAILS events on the SCN Calendar. Here is what’s happening this week: Pot-Luck Planning Meeting […]

April 5, 2010 ·

Emerging Energy Technology Fund pilot program brings new energy tech to the Alaska SeaLife Center

Among the dozens of energy issues being debated in the Alaska State, the creation of an Emerging Energy Technology Fund stands out in its potential to promote innovation and diversification of Alaska’s resource development portfolio. As an early supporter of an EETF in Alaska, the Denali Commission carried out a pilot program in 2009, selecting the SeaLife Center as one […]

April 5, 2010 ·
The Green Beet: Begonias for Easter

The Green Beet: Begonias for Easter

Happy Easter everyone! The growing season really is upon us – even if the snow is still piled all over the yard and the days are less-than-sunny. So, so many plants can be started indoors at this time (but hold off on the carrots and radishes; these need to be sown directly outdoors). Vegetables will take up most of this […]

April 4, 2010 ·

Nature’s Nectars will see dream become reality with it’s Grand Opening on April 21.Cedar Bourgeois will be serving espresso drinks made with fresh roasted coffee from Anchorage’s Kaladi Brothers. Nature’s Nectars will also feature an original menu of luscious smoothies made with fruits from berries to mangoes. Smoothie choices may also include nuts and yogurt, and dazzling additions such as […]

April 4, 2010 ·
Rowing Club News

Rowing Club News

Save The Date-Get to Know Rowing meeting and Learn to Row Class Thursday, April 29th, 7-8pm at Resurrection Art Coffee House-Get to Know Rowing meeting Saturday and Sunday, May 29 & 30, 1-5:30pm both days-Learn To Row class. More information, www.kenaicrewsers.org

April 4, 2010 ·

2011 Japanese Student Exchange Applications Available!

The City of Seward is soliciting interested Seward and Moose Pass high school students to apply for the 2011Student Exchange to Obihiro, Japan. The purpose of selecting students this year is to allow more time for the students and parents to save and raise funds for this trip. Applications are located at the Seward Elementary School with Boys and Girls […]

April 2, 2010 ·

Lowell Point Update 7

The road is open this morning until 9AM; we have received the repair part and are in the process of fixing the excavator.  We will closing the road at 9AM, then reopen it at 12PM for one hour and open it again at 5PM.  We cannot allow traffic to pass today as the portion of road we are in is […]

April 2, 2010 ·

Due to Popular Demand: additional Self Defense Class for Women

The Domestic Violence Sexual Assault program is hosting a self defense class for ladies ages 12 and up for Sexual Assault Awareness Month. The April 20th class is full. We will be hosting a second class on Tuesday, April 27th from 6:30 – 7:30 pm at SeaView. There is no cost for the class, but donations are appreciated. To reserve […]

April 2, 2010 ·

Update: School District Offers MS Principal Contract

(By Heidi Zemach) The Kenai Peninsula School District has offered the job of Seward Middle School Principal/Teacher to Jason Bickling. It is a one-year contract. Bickling was interviewed by phone last Friday by KPSD Superintendent Steve Atwater in Seward, as a classroom filled with local teachers listened in. Other finalists interviewed were Monica Hinders, of Seward, Stephanie Burgoon, of Whittier, […]

April 1, 2010 ·

Special thanks to local businesses

There were two local businesses today that put their local environment before profits. Thank you Ace Hardware and Spenard builders for removing the invasive weed seeds from your displays. If there are any questions about invasive plants, then please come see me at the RBCA office in the Phoenix building on third ave.

April 1, 2010 ·

Selawik Stories- Frozen Pants Leaning Against the Wall

We didn’t have the luxury of having a washer and dryer in Selawik so we did our laundry at home in a gavinized wash tub, by hand. Wringing out the clothes by hand was the best we could, leaving our hands, red, aching, blistered, tired and cold. Somewhere we found a hand cranked wringer that attached to the sides of […]

April 1, 2010 ·