Recent News & Information

Change of venue for Wine Tasting and Dessert Auction

The Seward Community Library Association’s Wine Tasting and Dessert Auction fund-raiser will now be held at the Alaska SeaLife Center, March 7, 6-9 p.m. Tickets are $35 per person, and are available at the library and Cover to Cover bookstore. Toast to good books as you sample wine and hors d’ oeuvres, then bid on delicious pies and cakes to […]

February 17, 2009 ·

My 401 K is fading away (where are the heroes?)

Original song-Randy Altermatt sings about the economy from his home in Alaska. He lived in Wasilla, AK, home of Alaska’s governor, Sarah Palin, where he taught and wrote music. He now performs regularly in southcentral Alaska, where he is an avid sailor, songwriter and retiree watching his 401K slip away.

February 17, 2009 ·

Preschool Music Program

Thursdays 4:15 to 4:45 Library Basement Target age: 4-6-ish $30.00 per month, first class free! Taught by Kyle Schneider All are welcome – hope to see you there~

February 17, 2009 ·

Pancake Supper

Annual St. Peter’s Shrove Tuesday Pancake Supper Tuesday Feb. 24th St. Peter’s Episcopal Church, in the basement 5-7 pm Prices are $5.00 per person, or $20.00 per family for a pancake supper All funds benefit historic St. Peter’s Church All are welcome – hope to see you there!

February 17, 2009 ·

Mary Lowell Center Update

Briefing Statement Bureau: National Park Service Issue: Mary Lowell Center Park Site: Kenai Fjords National Park Date: February 12, 2009 Background: Since 2003, the National Park Service (NPS) has worked closely with the City of Seward, the U.S. Forest Service, and other entities to select a site for a new downtown multi-agency center and to develop facilities that would be […]

February 17, 2009 ·

Want to Get Moving? New Fitness program available

Kenai Crewsers Rowing Club in partnership with Resurrection BodyWorks and through a generous grant from Y South Health Association invites you to join us to get in shape with us in ROWING FOR LIFE! Want to get more active? Curious about rowing? Not sure you are in shape to do it? In Rowing for Life, you will build STRENGTH, ENDURANCE […]

February 17, 2009 ·

Big Thank You to Y South Health Association

Kenai Crewsers Rowing Club would like to thank Y South Health Association for their recent generous grant to our club. The grant enables us to start a fitness program for the public and grow our membership. Thank You Y South Health Association. go to www.kenaicrewsers.org for more information on our Row For Life program.

February 17, 2009 ·

Rep. Seaton's February 16, 2009 Newsletter

Greetings from Juneau this 28th day of the 26th Legislative Session. This week has been hectic with numerous meetings of the House finance committees, meeting on top of regular committee meetings, and so many groups coming to town to lobby for their issues. We have had the school boards, firefighters, seafood processors, and mining industry, in addition to many municipalities […]

February 17, 2009 ·

Can We Have a Volunteer from the Audience?

As a member of the Seward Health Care Auxiliary, I have been asked to write a letter to implore members of the Seward community to volunteer. Volunteering in our community is a way to give back. We have a responsibility to ourselves and to each other to make a difference in others lives. Many of you may have causes that […]

February 16, 2009 ·
Go Green in your Pocketbook: Wine and dine

Go Green in your Pocketbook: Wine and dine

By Jen Ransom The family table is a place of both nourishment and enjoyment. Yet mealtime is also a place where a lot of waste is produced and a lot of money is spent. With just a few small adjustments in your daily wining and dining, you can help save the environment and a bit of your hard earned cash. […]

February 16, 2009 ·
Weird Book of the Week

Weird Book of the Week

The Complete Book of Puppets and Puppeteering – by Robert Ten Eyck Hanford Shrill cries emerge from behind the curtain.  Then laughter.  Thumping, bumping, someone jumping, to and fro across the stage.  More nonsensical shouts reach out, and the audience begins to wonder.  What lies behind the silken cloth and cries and carries so?  Be it man or beast?  We’ve […]

February 15, 2009 ·

Bits of History with Lee Poleske #2

Bits of History with Lee Poleske from SewardCityNews on Vimeo.

February 12, 2009 ·

KENAI PENINSULA BOROUGH ORDINANCE 2009-09

Some readers have written in with concerns about a proposed borough ordnance. The contentious section is; D. Floodways within the SMFDA district. Any development in the floodways in the SMFDA district located within the Resurrection River watershed, Spruce and Sawmill Creeks, shall be subject to the permitting requirements of KPB 21.06.050(C). E. If a preliminary review of the permit application […]

February 12, 2009 ·

Seward Senior Center Happening

Seward Senior Center 336 3rd Ave 224-5604   Senior Center Happenings Lunch Everyday At Noon We have WiFi!   Monday 2/16 Closed for President’s Day 8:00                 AARP Tax Aide – Call 224-5604 for an appointment.   Tuesday 2/17 9:30-10:30       Strength Training 10:00               Art Class – led by Laura Corso 10:30-11:30     Exercise Class 12:45               Underground Movie – The Fog of War […]

February 12, 2009 ·

Safeway Air Miles Alert

The clerks at Carrs/Safeway in Kenai said that if you want to continue getting miles when you use their club card you have until 2/28/09 to renew your mileage plan on line. Apparently, Safeway is not publicizing this but the employees at the store were told to tell as many people as they can. We just did it. This is […]

February 12, 2009 ·

SEWARD COMMUNITY WELCOME!!!

Qutekcak Native Tribe will be holding its Annual Scholarship Auction this Friday the 13th at Seward Middle School. The potluck begins at 5:30 PM! Bring a dish and share in the fun, friendship and deals at this Great Event! For further information call Melanee at 224-3118.

February 12, 2009 ·

Latest on Flood Mitigation Process

This is to follow up on the article posted in this space last December in response to the Borough Mayor’s proposed moratorium on all development within the Seward Bear Creek Flood Service Area. In that letter I had proposed a two tiered alternative. As stated then, the near term plan is the introduction of a development permit prerequisite for areas […]

February 12, 2009 ·

Sealife Center 08 Report

The new Alaska Sealife Center Director, Ian Dutton, has sent to SCN the 2008 ASLC Report.  Link bellow. (1.8 Mb) aslc_2008annualreport-small.pdf

February 11, 2009 ·

Trash Collection and my extra $5

I have a little gripe and it has to do with trash collection in Seward. Recently I moved into the city. HooWhoo, finally I don’t have to drive off to the dump every week. So I bought the largest Bear Resistant trash can I could. What the heck, they were only $50 (thanks Seward Conservation Alliance!). I was NOT told […]

February 11, 2009 ·

Seward Boys & Girls Club Valentine's Fundraiser

*Parent’s go have a romantic evening on Valentine’s Day and leave your kids with us for the evening or overnight. We have fun activities planned for the kids. Date: February 14th (Saturday) Time: 5:00 pm on Saturday till 9:00 am Sunday Location: Seward Elementary School Ages: 1st grade to 6th grade Suggested Donations $25.00 for the evening (per child) $50.00 […]

February 11, 2009 ·

City Calendar

Seward City Council Regular Meeting Action Agenda Monday, February 09, 2009 at 7:00 p.m. Updates were given on the the Economic Stimulus Projects. The Following Ordinance was Introduced and Set for Public Hearing on February 23, 2009: Ordinance 2009-002, Amending Seward City Code Title 15, Land Uses Allowed Table 15.10.225 To Allow Lodging, Multi-Family Dwelling Apartment By Conditional Use Permit […]

February 11, 2009 ·

Seward Boys Basketball Vs. Homer

Seward Boys Basketball Vs. Homer from SewardCityNews on Vimeo.

February 10, 2009 ·

Senator Gary Stevens Capitol Report for 2/9/09

Capitol Report for February 9, 2009 by Senator Gary Stevens Hello again from the Capitol. It’s 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. […]

February 9, 2009 ·
Hotel Seward Welcomes Jessica Bishop to our Family

Hotel Seward Welcomes Jessica Bishop to our Family

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.

February 9, 2009 ·

Seward Girls Basketball Vs. Nikiski

Seward Girls Basketball Vs. Nikiski from SewardCityNews on Vimeo.

February 9, 2009 ·