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THE LEGACY OF PRESIDENT GEORGE W. BUSH

The movie PURSUIT OF HAPPYNESS starring Will Smith is what FREEDOM is all about. America is what dreams are made of. As my mom put it “The skies the limit; how hard are you willing to work for it.” Many of you and including myself have hit rock-bottom more than once in life. Sometimes having to settle for dumpster food […]

October 20, 2009 ·
This week at Seward Middle School

This week at Seward Middle School

IN GENERAL. *After school tutoring with Mr. Plan is available every Mon-Wed from 2:30-3:30. Please attend if you need help, are behind on assignments or just need a quiet place to work. *Please remember that sick children should stay home from school. You can check Edline or call the school to get missing assignments. *2nd Quarter started on Monday. Report […]

October 20, 2009 ·

SEWARD SENIOR CENTER HAPPENINGS

336 Third Ave 224-5604 9:00am-4:00pm Mon-Fri LUNCH MENU week of Oct. 19th: (Mon) CLOSED (Tue) TERIYAKI CHICKEN; (Wed) SHEPHERD’S PIE; (Thurs) CHICKEN ALFREDO; (Fri) SALMON SALAD SANDWICH. *NEW! Saturdays,  SENIOR BRUNCH, 9:30-11:30am FITNESS: Monday & Friday, Core Balance 10:30-11:30am; Tuesday & Thursday, Aerobic-Stretch ‘n Strengthen, 10:30-11:30am . Saturday at the Movies Oct 12th will be NEW IN TOWN with Renee Zellweger […]

October 20, 2009 ·
Coal loading photos this morning

Coal loading photos this morning

I took these photos of the coal loading process this morning. If you want to use the photos, please credit to Hig, Ground Truth Trekking.

October 20, 2009 ·

Thank You from Sue McClure!!

As I am now officially “seated” as your new Borough Assembly representative for the East Peninsula, I want to thank all of you who worked so hard during the campaign. I promise to do my best to represent all of the area (Seward, Moose Pass, Cooper Landing, Hope, and all the people in between). I plan to be as available […]

October 19, 2009 ·
State Senator Holds Town Hall

State Senator Holds Town Hall

By Heidi Zemach, for the Seward City News State Senator Gary Stevens, District R- Kodiak, hosted a town hall meeting at the Resurrection Art Coffee House Saturdaymorning, Oct 19, in what was his first such event in Seward in about two years, according to his aide. Retired History professor Stevens, who is now the state senate president, gave a basic civics […]

October 18, 2009 ·

Closed for Alaska Day

Just a reminder: The library will be closed all day on Monday, October 19th in honor of Alaska Day. We’ll see you again during our usual hours the following Tuesday.

October 18, 2009 ·
Learn Cool Card Tricks, Round 2!

Learn Cool Card Tricks, Round 2!

Steve had so much fun teaching the kids card tricks at the library on Saturday that he promised to return on Sunday (Oct. 18th) at 3 pm again!  If you missed the first round, or want to practice what you learned, you have your chance on Sunday! All ages welcome as long as they can hold a deck of cards. […]

October 17, 2009 ·

News from the Central Peninsula Garden Club

CENTRAL PENINSULA GARDEN CLUB Bonus Program & Workshop. Rock Garden Construction and Alpine Plants, presented by Jaime Rodriguez, owner of the Alpine Garden Nursery in Wasilla and President of the Alaska Rock Garden Society.  Learn how to construct the rock part of a rock garden and the names of Alaska hardy alpine plants that love to grow in them. Jaime […]

October 17, 2009 ·
Draft City Budget Raises Utility Rates

Draft City Budget Raises Utility Rates

(By Heidi Zemach for Seward City News)   The Seward City Council and Mayor propose to raise electric, water and sewer rates next year, and in subsequent years. If the two-year budget being crafted is adopted, your electric rates would go up by five percent in 2010 and increases in Chugach Electric rates also would be passed along to consumers. […]

October 16, 2009 ·

Continuation of Nightly Seward Highway Closures

This is notification of the continuance of nightly Seward Highway closures at the Trail River Bridge. Project manager Tal Maxwell has issued this update: We will be continuing the nightly closures of the Seward Hwy. into the week of October 18th. The highway will be closed at Trail River Bridge for rock excavation and blasting operations starting at 11 PM […]

October 16, 2009 ·

Seward High School Bulletin

THERE IS NO SCHOOL ON THURSDAY AND FRIDAY, OCTOBER 29TH AND 30TH.  THERE WILL BE PARENT TEACHER CONFERENCES ON THOSE DAYS. Cross country runners, please remember to turn in your uniforms. Do you have stray calculators that you don’t use anymore and they are just getting in the way?  If so, please bring them in and donate them to SHS. […]

October 16, 2009 ·

Proposed Change in Rates 2009 to 2010

(Impact on Average Residential Customer) Utility_Rate_Increase_Customer_Impact.pdf 800kb

October 16, 2009 ·

THE BIG ONE is Coming to Seward

The Big One: A Chronicle of the Exxon Valdez Oil spill ran for three weeks at Cyrano’s Theatre Company in Anchorage and will be performing on the 24th of October in Seward at the High School Theatre @ 7pm brought to you by the Seward Arts Council.   Seward Arts Council Members pay discounted prices at the door. Not a Member?  Visit […]

October 15, 2009 ·
City Calendar

City Calendar

Seward City Council Regular Meeting Action Agenda Monday, October 12, 2009 at 7:00 p.m. The following resolution requiring a public hearing was approved: Resolution 2009-095, Authorizing Termination Of The Existing Lease With Gerald Lorz As Assigned To Daniel And Linda Lorz And Authorizing The City Manager To Enter Into A New Lease With The Darling Family Trust For Lot 5A, […]

October 15, 2009 ·

Come Dine at AVTEC’s Academy Café AVTEC’s own Alaska Culinary Academy restaurant, The Academy Café, is open Oct. 21 to Dec. 16 during the A’ la Carte and Dining Service classes. This is a combination of two classes that run consecutively, rotating the students through all areas of fine dining, from food production to dining room set-up and service. The Café is […]

October 14, 2009 ·

Grand Opening Tournament/Clinic and Work Day

Hello Disc Golf Fans! We are so close to completion of our new “Seward Community Disc Golf Course”.  I know some on you have been enjoying the course already and I think that is great!! We are scheduling our Grand Opening Tournament and Clinic for the 17th of October at 12 Noon.  It will include FOOD, FUN, GAMES and PRIZES!  […]

October 14, 2009 ·

City Council Seat

Wanting to put your name in for the city council seat for one year? Today is the deadline to have the paperwork returned.

October 14, 2009 ·
EXIT GLACIER LOCAL HISTORY PROJECT

EXIT GLACIER LOCAL HISTORY PROJECT

Did you hunt, camp or hike at Exit Glacier before it became part of a National Park in 1980 –or do you know someone who did? Help us document uses of the Exit Glacier area. Join us Saturday, October 17th at the Seward Community Library, 7pm Kenai Fjords National Park is hosting a public meeting to discuss an upcoming oral history […]

October 14, 2009 ·

Seward's Annual Holiday Arts and Craft Fair

On December 4th from 5 p.m. until 9 p.m and again on Saturday from 10 a.m. until 6 p.m. over 100 vendors will fill the Cruise Ship Terminal with something for everyone. Seward’s favorite artisans and many from points beyond will be displaying their best works. Local non-profits will be having fund raisers that include silent auctions, bake sales and […]

October 13, 2009 ·
Birthday Celebrated and Budget Introduced

Birthday Celebrated and Budget Introduced

By Heidi Zemach for the Seward City News   Friends and Admirers of Pat Williams celebrating 100 years Friends and admirers threw a raucous 100th birthday party for Pat (Ray) Williams at the Seward City Council Meeting Monday, Oct 12. People from across the specter of Seward society filled the chambers to capacity, including painters, musicians, people involved in the […]

October 13, 2009 ·

Moving Sale

Moving SALE! Saturday October 17th, 10am – 2pm 218 Marathon Drive Apt B (behind 3 Bears) Furniture, Outdoors Gear, Home wares and much more!

October 13, 2009 ·
Healthy Living: Tips for Healthy Aging

Healthy Living: Tips for Healthy Aging

Live to 100 Presented by Lidia T Petersen D.C. The number of people living longer is increasing dramatically. An estimated 4.2 million U.S. residents now fall into the age group of the “oldest old”—85 years and older—with more than 40,000 having reached the age of 100. In fact, centenarians (those 100 and older) are the fastest-growing subpopulation of the elderly, […]

October 13, 2009 ·

Donald Whitman

Donald Whitman Donald John “D.J.” Whitman, 61, of Seward died Oct. 2, 2009, in Anchorage. A celebration of life will be scheduled at a later date. He was born March 25, 1948, in Puyallup, Wash., where he graduated from Puyallup High School in 1966. He served in the U.S. Navy for more than nine years. Six of those years were […]

October 13, 2009 ·