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Rowing Club says thank you Seward

The Kenai Crewsers Rowing Club had a fantastic Christmas Auction – Fundraiser this year.   We would like to thank all of you who supported us by bidding on the wonderful, valuable, tasty, functional, creative, and beautiful items we had available for bidding.  Our club’s operating expenses are completely funded through […]

Outfitter and Guide Special Use Notice

Notification to prospective Outfitter and Guide Special Use applicants for commercial use of the Chugach National Forest To prioritize proposals for outfitter and guide uses on the Chugach National Forest and to provide efficient and fair service to all applicants: All proposals for new outfitter and guide services and requests […]

Jr. High Basketball Photographs Available

Jr. High Basketball Photographs Available

There are action shots available from this basketball season online at ballphotographs.com. This includes games played this season at SMS. If you are an interested fan please register with the site and you can take a look at the action. Congratulations on a fine season. Leonard Ball **Note, this image […]

Teen Harvest 2 on 2 Basketball Tourney

Teen Harvest 2 on 2 Basketball Tourney

Fall 2008 Competitive League Volleyball Champs (from left to right): Bob Lechner, Larry & Julie DeBoard, Dan McDonald, Dennis Magnuson, Carri Fisher, Beth Jones and Celeste Lemme. Teen Harvest 2 on 2 Basketball Tourney (from left to right): Top: Travis Price, Robert Perea, Carlos Perea, Tyrone Anderson Bottom: Nick Stebbins, […]

City Calendar

City Calendar

Seward City Council Special Meeting Action Agenda Monday, December 8, 2008   Council Went Into Two Executive Sessions to Discuss Claims made by Polar Equipment Inc. and Seward Ships Drydock in regards to electrical generation that may result in litigation and to Discuss Pending Arbitration Filed By Seward Ships Drydock […]

Sporadic Bird Report: hungry eagle drama!

Sporadic Bird Report: hungry eagle drama!

December 9, 2008 Seward, Alaska Sporadic Bird Report Sunrise 9:49 am, sunset 3:51 pm, length of day 6 hours, 1 minute; tomorrow will be 1 minute and 58 seconds shorter as we approach the December 21st winter solstice. Weather: December 7th was a spectacular sunny day, calm, and at 37º […]

Flares

Flares

The Latest from Niebrugge Images Photo Blog Posted: 08 Dec 2008 12:01 PM CST A couple times a year, students from the marine program at AVTEC (a local vocational school), light off a wide variety of signal flares along the waterfront.  This allows them become familiar with there operation and […]

Reports from Borough Mayor Carey

Dear Seward City News: Since becoming Borough Mayor on October 20th, I have been writing weekly reports on my meetings and also a narrative about particular meetings. In addition, each week I try to write something regarding an issue or event from that week. This is now Week #8 as […]

Weird Book of the Week

Weird Book of the Week

At what point does a wall become a wall?  A pressing question I know, but there must be a list of requirements that exist, even if only in our collective consciousness of various things constructed.  Build a wall too short and you’ve got a curb.  Or a step.  Or perhaps, […]

SCN 2008 Google Analytics Report

Below is the 2008 Google Analytics site traffic for your SewardCityNews.com.  In 2008 69,000 visits to the site were made and 123,000 pages were viewed.  The SCN now has 2465 articles, 556 registered contributors and countless more who participate through comment additions.  Thank you to readers and contributors for your […]

Christmas Wish Tree at Library

Christmas Wish Tree at Library

The Children’s Christmas Wish Tree at the Seward Community Library is now in place.  The Wish Tree is decorated with cards describing highly rated books for children and young adults that would be great additions to the library.  Individuals and organizations are invited to select a card or cards from […]

Snow Removal PSA

In order to efficiently remove snow from the city roadways, the public works department will post “Street Closed” signs at least 12 hours prior to closure. Streets will be closed at 4am. After that time, vehicles still parked on the posted streets will be issued a citation and impounded at […]

Cop Talk

Cop Talk

Question: Who is responsible for clearing snow off the sidewalks and bike paths in town? Answer: City Ordinance 13.01.025 Clearing sidewalks of snow and ice. In the city limits, residents’ property which is bordered by graded or paved sidewalks are responsible for the snow removal. The city maintains the bike […]

Bohemian Waxwing

Bohemian Waxwing

The Latest from Niebrugge Images Photo Blog Bohemian Waxwing Posted: 03 Dec 2008 06:00 AM CST     Bohemian Waxwing on the Mountain Ash in our backyard, Seward, Alaska. I love these colorful birds, but they sure can be tough to photograph.  Hundreds would descend on the tree at a time, […]

City Calendar

City Calendar

Seward City Council Special Meeting Agenda Monday, December 8, 2008 at 6:00 p.m. 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 6. New Business A. Executive Session 1. Go Into […]