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Trail Update

Trail Update

Exit Glacier– Sunday Eve Nov. 18  As good it gets!  2 feet of groomed trail.   Skied out to the overlook Sunday evening—and back by moonlight.    Very well groomed to the park entrance, but very skateable to overlook.    Touring is perfect.  Bob   Trail River Campground Friday afternoon […]

Sporadic Bird Report: Short-eared Owls!

Monday, November 19, 2007 Seward, Alaska Sporadic Bird Report Sunrise 9:06 am, sunset 4:19 pm, length of day 7 hours, 12 minutes; tomorrow will be 4 minutes and 25 seconds shorter. Weather: Calm! 27º Clear skies at dawn, allowing a peek at Venus and Saturn to the south, becoming cloudy […]

City Calendar

City Calendar

Seward City Council Regular Meeting Agenda Monday, November 26, 2007 at 7:30 p.m.  1. Call to Order 2. Pledge of Allegiance 3. Roll Call Citizens’ Comments On Any Subject Except Those Items Scheduled For Public Hearing. Approval Of Agenda And Consent Agenda 6. Special Orders, Presentations And Reports  A. Proclamations […]

Sporadic Bird Report: Snipe!

Snipe! Sunday, November 18, 2007 Seward, Alaska Sporadic Bird Report Sunrise 9:04 am, sunset 4:21 pm, length of day 7 hours, 17 minutes; tomorrow will be 4 minutes and 28 seconds shorter. Weather: 29º, overcast, threatening snow; brisk 25 mph north wind, gusting to 50 mph by the bay. Today […]

Using RSS

RSS (Real Simple Syndication) Here’s a new, efficient way to receive news and announcements that readers might appreciate. This video explains how it works: 1.Sign up for a free reader from Google, Yahoo, etc. 2.Subscribe by setting up a connection between reader and websites ( a button on favorite […]

Thank you Boys and Girls Club of Seward

Thank you Boys and Girls Club of Seward

I would like to express my appreciation for the wonderful work of the Boys and Girls Club of Seward. Thank you for providing an affordable alternative for after school care. But there is much, much more to the Boys and Girls Club than this. Thank you for the quality time […]

Budget Information

Budget Information

The proposed budget measures and highlights for the fiscal year 2008, revised as of November 13, 2007, are listed on the city website, under the “News” section. At the November 13, 2007 City Council Meeting, the following budget resolutions for 2008 were approved: the Water Enterprise Fund Budget, the Waste […]

Seward PTSA Gives Huge Thanks to Safeway!

Seward PTSA (Parent Teacher Student Association which is our local PTA) thanks Safeway for their incredibly generous contribution to our local schools through their “10% Back to Schools” Program. From mid-September into October, Safeway provides the opportunity for all their customers to financially help our schools simply by dropping their […]

Exit Glacier Update

Exit Glacier Road is closed to motor vehicle traffic and is snowcovered from Box Canyon Bridge to Exit Glacier. Current snowcover at the glacier is between 12-18 inches. While the Exit Glacier road is open to snowmachines, all other areas of the park are currently closed to snowmachine use. When […]

City Calendar

City Calendar

Seward City Council Regular Meeting Action Agenda Tuesday, November 13, 2007 The following resolutions received a second and final public hearing: Resolution 2007-100 through 2007-109, Adoption of Fiscal Years 2008 City Budget, Consisting Of General Funds, Enterprise Funds, The Motor Pool Fund And The Capital Budget. The following public hearing […]

Trail Update

Trail Update

Here are some trail reports from members.  Please remember that conditions change and these updates are informational only.  Individuals need to make decisions based on current conditions. As of Sunday 11/11 at 3pm:  Exit Glacier has great snow, good for classic and do-able for skate skiing.  There are wide snowmachine […]

November Story Hours

Story Hour at the Seward Community Library takes place at 10:30 am every Friday through out the school year.  Please check between 10:15 and 10:30am.      Story Hour is geared for children ages 3 – 5.       The following are the story hours that remain during the month of November: Nov. 9 […]

Seward, Alaska, November 9, 2007— Seward ranks as one of the top 10 hottest travel destinations in the U.S. for 2008, according to a travel trends survey released by TripAdvisor®. Alaska Starts Here®, in this quaint seaside community only 2.5 road hours from Anchorage along a National Scenic Byway and […]

Sporadic Bird Report: Cedar Waxwings

November 9, 2007 Seward, Alaska Sporadic Bird Report Sunrise 8:41 am, sunset 4:41 pm, length of day 7 hours, 59 minutes; tomorrow will be 4 minutes and 48 seconds shorter. Weather: Gray skies, 30s; rain mixed with snow, sleet for variety; high winds alternating with calm. Cedar Waxwings! Once again, […]

Library Hours of Operation Change

Starting December 1, the Seward Community Library will be open on Sundays from 1 – 6 pm.  To accommodate this scheduling, the library will slightly change its hours of operation.  The new hours will be as follows:  Monday – Thursday 10 am – 8 pm, Friday and Saturday 10 am […]

Update Snow River Glacier Dam


Conference Center Unfeasible

MLC Conference Center Unfeasible The City’s hopes for a Seward Conference Center in the multi-agency’s Mary Lowell Center crashed after the feasibility study was finally drafted and presented to the public for comments and a reality check on November 16th and 20th, 2006. The initial business plan was based on […]

Looking for Assistant Coach

With our swim season getting started, Seward Tsunami Swim Club has a great turn out of new swimmers. We are still looking for a person to do Assistant Coaching for our program. You do not have to have experience for this, our head coach can instruct. Two or more days […]