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Weird Book of the Week

Weird Book of the Week

How did November 4th treat you?  Are you feeling relieved?  A bit angry?  Elated?  Perhaps hungry?  (It’s all that talk about pork I tell ya.  Oh the things I could do with a whole barrelful!) But if you are among the discontented, and at my calculations the numbers around 60 […]

The Boys and Girls Club of Seward

I’ve resurrected an old letter I wrote last year.  I add it now because The Boys and Girls Club of Seward needs your help.  Funding has been dwindling for this organization for the last couple of years and unless the community supports the club, it will disappear.  Though my daughter […]

Politics of Hate

On Sunday morning, November 2nd, two days before the election, I sat on the “grassy knoll” in Dallas Texas. Although enjoying the warm sunshine, I felt sadness for the history that lingers there still. I had just completed the tour of the “Sixth Floor Museum”, the memorial for and site […]

Seward Weather Station

Dave Paperman has a weather station at his house in Nash Woods.  The weather data can be found at www.wunderground.com’s Seward section.  Or the weather cam images are updated every five minutes.  In the future we will incorporate this set of data into our weather link at the top of […]

Fabulous Season for the Kenai Crewsers Rowing Club

2008 was another fabulous season for the Kenai Crewsers Rowing Club.  We participated in 2 in-state regattas, and a group flew to Petaluma, California, in early October to compete in the Wine Country Classic.  All Crewsers that participated in these events had a grand time, and the Kenai Crewsers  did […]

City Calendar

The Breeze Inn First Annual Holiday Food Drive “Room in our Hearts Challenge” Seward Planning & Zoning Commission Special Meeting Agenda Tuesday, November 18, 2008 at 6:30 p.m. City Council Chambers SPECIAL REPORTS & PRESENTATIONS 1. City Administration Report 1. Reported Violations, Interpretation and Abatement 2. Other Reports, Announcements & […]

Puffin Paintings on SALE

Puffin Paintings on SALE

One-of-a-kind paintings created by the Alaska SeaLife Center’s avian artists are on sale for the holiday season! Normally $150, these unique works of art are priced at $100* through December 24th! Each painting comes framed with an inset puffin photograph, and includes a biography of the artist. For more information […]

Weird Book of the Week

Weird Book of the Week

The night is cool and dark.  A wind was lost that once held promise; a lonesome breeze that found its way – a gift from thundering skies far south – through currents pulsing warmth into the icing shadows fading north.  The land is still.  Its breath gone quiet.  And for […]

Seward Parks and Recreation Bulletin

Seward Parks and Recreation Bulletin

Letter of Thanks! ? Seward Parks and Recreation would like to graciously thank the Seward Resort for the use of SeaBolt Hall for our Annual Family Masquerade Ball on Sat, Oct 25. And thank you Safeway for your donation of Halloween goodies that we gave for prizes in our costume […]

Allergy Support Group

Hi there! I am wondering if any of you are interested in being a part of an allergy support group. As you may know, our family has had a long hard struggle with food allergies. It would be nice to have a local support group here in Seward. I am […]

Ellecton Results

Here are the election results from the November 4, 2008 General Election for the City of Seward precinct:   U.S. President: McCain/Palin:            380 Obama/Biden:          242 Nader/Gonzalez:      18 Barr/Root:                 4 Baldwin/Castle:         3 Write Ins:                   3   US Senator: Begich:                      332 Stevens:                    277 Bird:                            31 Haase:                       5 Gianoutsos:              […]

Weird Book of the Week

Weird Book of the Week

Up up down down left right left right B A Start.  Ah for the time when that simple code was the solution to most of life’s problems.  Well, that and a full box of ice cream sandwiches.  And a BB gun.  But alas, we’re many years into this brave, new […]

History Question

The other day I got this email question.  Does any one know the answer? “My friend lived in Seward for many years and told me about a classical music piece that was used at the end of each day as the TV station signed off showing pics that local residents […]

Budget Work Sessions- Canceled

Budget Work Sessions- Canceled

After budget work sessions this week, council has decided not to hold additional work sessions November 3 and 5, 2008.  They are canceled. The public hearing opportunity to speak to the budget is scheduled for November 24, 2008 at the regular city council meeting. The 2009 Preliminary Budget and the […]

Cop Talk

Cop Talk

The snow will be here soon. The public works department would like to remind citizens to remove vehicles that may hinder snow removal. Pay attention to “Street Closed” signs. Vehicles in violation will be cited and impounded. Questions, comments, tip suggestions; coptalk@cityofseward.net

The Seward Police Department will be hosting a Citizen’s Police Academy beginning in January 2009. The classes will be held one evening per week for approximately 10 weeks. This will be a highly informative and interesting learning experience. The Citizen Police Academy will offer insights into the law enforcement profession […]

Sewards Annual Arts and Craft Fair

This years Arts and Craft Fair will be held on December 5th, from 5:00 p.m. until 9:00 p.m. and on Saturday December 6th from 10:00. The Cruise Ship Terminal will be full to the rafters with vendors displaying every imaginable type of craft. This is a perfect opportunity to find […]

Seward Sporadic Bird Report: Blackbirds

Seward Sporadic Bird Report: Blackbirds

Wednesday, October 29, 2008 Seward, Alaska Sporadic Bird Report Sunrise 9:14 am, sunset 6:07 pm, length of day 8 hours, 52 minutes; tomorrow will be 5 minutes and 15 seconds shorter. Weather: Cold at 19º this morning, warming to a pleasant 34º with snow-laden clouds gathering by late afternoon. The […]