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Last Week For Glacier Quilt Raffle

Last Week For Glacier Quilt Raffle

This is the last few days for tickets sales for the beautiful Glacier Quilt a Lisa Moore pattern. The Seward Library Museum Building Committee would like to thank the many businesses and individuals that have helped with this fund raising raffle. Vanta Shafer at Cover to Cover Books store, Theresa Roy at First National Bank, Wells Fargo, Hertz of Seward, […]

August 16, 2009 ·

Garage Sale Please return item

Will the person who purchased the Wolf Pelts from the Garage Sale at 211 Bluefield please return them for a refund they were not supposed to be sold. (907) 224-9226 (907) 491-0974

August 15, 2009 ·

Festival Radio

I’ll be hosting two hours of tunes on 91.7FM; sunday 7-9pm. Focusing on 09 SMAF artists, with other good stuff thrown in. This will hopefully be the regular date for it. Check it out for a taste of what’s to come this fall!!! Mark Teckenbrock, Director 2009 SMAF President, Seward Arts Council www.sewardfestival.com

August 15, 2009 ·

Man Dies on Mt. Marathon-from KTUU News

SEWARD, Alaska — There’s been a death on Mount Marathon: A visitor from Minnesota slipped and cart-wheeled off of a cliff near the bottom of the mountain Sunday and died Wednesday. Now there’s a request from the victim’s family for the city of Seward to put more signage on the trail to warn of the dangers. “With how hard he […]

August 15, 2009 ·
Seward Silver Salmon Derby Update

Seward Silver Salmon Derby Update

New leader is Kevin Daniel, Soldotna, 18.66 lb caught outside the bay. Kim Daniel, Kevin’s wife is currently in 7th place with her 16.81 lb caught yesterday.

August 14, 2009 ·

Skate Park Remodel Soon

The American Ramp Company will be in Seward sooner than expected to upgrade the Evan Casey Skate Park on Ballaine, at the end of Adams Street. Next week (starting around August 17) the public will witness the demolition and removal of the existing (homemade) elements. Soon after, the public will see the professional installation of the new skate park elements […]

August 14, 2009 ·

New Volunteer requirements at KPBSD schools

After initiating a pilot program at four schools during the 2008-2009 school year, the Kenai Peninsula Borough School District is launching a district wide yearly volunteer screening program this fall to ensure all students will be as safe as possible. Anyone interested in being a school volunteer needs to complete an online form and agree to a background check; only […]

August 14, 2009 ·

BOX CREEK CANYON WORK SESSION

The next regular board meeting of the Seward/Bear Creek Flood Service Area will be held on Monday, May 4, 2009 at the Seaview Plaza Building, in the Kenai Peninsula Borough Annex Office, Suite 122 at 7:00 PM. The building doors will be open at 6:30PM and, as always, the public is invited to attend. Agenda’s are available at the SBCFSA […]

August 14, 2009 ·

Coming Soon – Seward Mountain Haven

Are you assisting a loved one with exploring long term care solutions or have a loved one already in long term care looking for a higher quality of life environment?  Your look may be over!  In just six short weeks, Alaska’s newest long term care facility will be opening in Seward, Alaska. Seward Mountain Haven is no ordinary nursing home; […]

August 14, 2009 ·

Earl Ray Weaver of Myerstown, PA continues to have a strong hold on first place with his 18.02 lb Silver caught outside the bay with Kenai Riverbend Resort on Monday. Hallie McGinnis is still in second place with 17.63 lb caught at Day Harbor on Sunday. The new third place of 17.27 lb was turned in by Daniel Estell of […]

August 14, 2009 ·
How to Report Street Light Outages

How to Report Street Light Outages

It’s getting to be that time of year. If you are reporting a street light out, please do the following: 1. Call the Utilities Counter at 224-4050 so that Jenny can write up a service request for the crew to fix the light. 2. Please give your name and a contact number in case the line crew has any questions. […]

August 14, 2009 ·
Metco Mariners Win Rec Softball League Championship

Metco Mariners Win Rec Softball League Championship

It was a chilly night this last Tuesday but that didn’t seem to slow the Metco Mariners, managed and coached by Michelle Travis, who took first place in Seward’s Recreation Softball League. Metco faced top seeded Yukon Bar team, managed by Chris Danzl and coached by Jennilee Regis. Yukon Bar dominated the first inning shutting out the Mariners with 5-0 lead.  Metco quickly […]

August 13, 2009 ·
2009 Elks Soccer Shoot

2009 Elks Soccer Shoot

The Seward Elks are proud to offer the youth of our community an opportunity to participate in a new fun event that stresses healthy recreation and lifestyles. 5:30 PM Wednesday August 19th, The Seward Elks Lodge will be sponsoring the Annual Elks Soccer Shoot. The event is open to all children from ages 4-13 and is FREE!! This year the […]

August 13, 2009 ·

How can we send every child in Seward and Moose Pass under the age of 5 a FREE book every month?

The Dolly Parton Imagination Library free book program has come to Seward and Moose Pass. Every child who enrolls that is under the age of 5 gets a free book every month. How can we do this? The Seward PTSA locally sponsors the program and there is a board of directors who oversees daily activities and ensures the program’s success. […]

August 13, 2009 ·

Local Author Book Signing

Book Signing by local author Dave Dagley “The Moguk Murders” Author Puts Together Pieces in Murder Mystery that Spans Across Continents What do San Francisco, Moguk rubies and a jewel-encrusted knife have in common? In “Cale Dixon and the Moguk Murders” these three things lead detective Cale Dixon to solve the murder case. Stop by and find out, 3:00 to […]

August 13, 2009 ·

Obituary for Jack Turnbull

John “Jack” Turnbull, 88, died peacefully August 11, 2009 of natural causes at Seward Providence Hospital. Born in England in 1921,he came as a young boy to America, during the days of the great depression. One of six brothers, “make do or do without” was my father’s upbringing. He lived to play his bagpipes, which led him to meet his […]

August 13, 2009 ·

Garage Sale – Everything Must Go!

Lots of great stuff has to go. Bedding, household goods, some fur pelts, art and much more. Starts at 9am and goes til 2pm. Saturday, August 15. 211 Bluefield.

August 12, 2009 ·

Special Thanks

Noted children’s author & illustrator Adam Rex gave a presentation on Aug. 1 at the Seward Community Library. Approximately 45 children and adults attended the program and heartily enjoyed Mr. Rex’s program and his dry sense of humor. Special thanks to Jim and Kathleen Barkley who provided lodgings for Mr. Rex and Jeff and Amy Mow who provided in-town transportation. […]

August 12, 2009 ·

Hymn Sing Wednesday Evening

The monthly hymn sing at the United Methodist Church is Wednesday night, August 12, at 7 pm. All are invited. If you like to sing, you’ll have fun at this ecumenical gathering of joyful noise! Come as you are and lend your voice to the praises! The church is at 321 Fourth Avenue. Call 224-5624 for more information!

August 11, 2009 ·
Trash Reminder

Trash Reminder

The Seward Police Department wants to remind people of the laws regarding residential refuse disposal and storage: City Municipal Ordinances 14.05.025 – Use of containers and placement (a) Every person occupying a building in the city shall provide containers suitable for collections of refuse. 14.05.035 – Container racks. Containers or container racks shall be designed as to prevent the upsetting […]

August 11, 2009 ·

K- 6th Shot Requirements

New State Shot Requirements for ALL K- 6th Graders 1.Proof that they have received two varicella (chickenpox) vaccinations; or 2.That they have received the first vaccine and are in the waiting period for the second; or 3.That they already have had the disease. No shots, or proof of disease – No School Unvaccinated children without an exemption will be excluded […]

August 11, 2009 ·
Seward Middle School Start Up Info

Seward Middle School Start Up Info

School begins at 7:45 and ends at 2:20. If you were enrolled in Seward Elementary last year you are automatically enrolled in Seward Middle this year. Lunch will be available on the first day of school. Children will get there schedules & lockers on the first day. The supply list for the first day is as follows: 8th Grade – […]

August 11, 2009 ·
18.02 pounder takes the Lead

18.02 pounder takes the Lead

Day 3 has been busy with plenty of Silvers turned in and a new leader who has upset the run of Alaskans on the leaderboard. Earl Ray Weaver of Myerstown, PA reeled in a 18.02 pound Silver outside the Bay, fishing aboard ‘All In’ with Kenai Riverbend Resort. Hallie McGinnis of Anchorage slides to second place with his 17.63 lb […]

August 11, 2009 ·

Power Outage possibly affecting cell phone service

The Electric Department has to schedule a power outage to repair a pole on Wednesday, August 12, 2009. The outage will affect eleven to twelve residence customers and one cellular phone tower used by ACS and AT&T, respectively. The outage may or may not affect cell phone users, but everyone should be aware that it MAY affect cell phone coverage. […]

August 11, 2009 ·

Girdwood Fungus Fair 2009

For anyone interested in learning more about our local fungi, There is a very informative and FUN fair coming up in Girdwood. For details and photos from last years fair check out http://www.fungusfair.com/ Happy Shrooming!

August 10, 2009 ·

Seahawks vs Ravens

By Gabe Esposito

August 10, 2009 ·