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Weird Book of the Week

Weird Book of the Week

I can still remember my Dad’s old Fire car; the one he drove for a short while during his earlier days working for the city Fire Department.  And it’s not the make or model or even color that’s etched in my memory, but two other features that left such a […]

March Madness has come to Seward, Alaska!

2009 Seahawks vs Seahawk Alumni Basketball Game Saturday, March 28th Women’s Game @ 6pm Urbach Expo Game ACOA vs KFT @ the completion of the Women’s game Men’s Game @ 7:30pm Admission: Students $2 & Adults $5 Looking for interested past players & cheerleaders. Any alumni wishing to participate can […]

Excerpts from the Tail Flipper

Excerpts from the Tail Flipper

That’s Epic By Miles Knotek That’s Epic” is a new series about very cool and epic sports that you may never have heard of. If you have an idea that’s epic, put an idea in the “Dear Lili” box and it might appear in the next paper. This week’s That’s […]

Kids Love to Ski in Seward!

Seward is known to have great snow for skiing and this year Seward Nordic Ski Club (SNSC) has taken advantage. Tom Gillespie, Duane Chase and Herb Wottlin are grooming up a storm this year. Trails such as Mile Twelve (The Divide) trails, Bear Lake and even the high school track […]

Free Tax Service

Just a reminder in case you missed it. Free tax preparation and e-filing is available from certified IRS trained volunteers 3 days each week through April 15. On Mondays and Wednesdays from 8am to 10am & 2pm to 4pm, we are at the Senior Center on 4th Ave. Call 224-5604 […]

Seward Senior Center Happenings

Seward Senior Center 336 3rd Ave 224-5604   Senior Center Happenings Lunch Everyday At Noon We have WiFi!   Monday 3/16 8:00                 AARP Tax Aide – Call 224-5604 for an appointment. 10:30-11:30     Core Balance Class 1:00                 Wii Bowling ~ Oldies, But Goodies 1:00                 Post Office Run   Tuesday 3/17  Happy […]

A Sense of Place: A Seward Column

A Sense of Place: A Seward Column

In the age of speed, it is nice to pause.  To take the time to think of what we say, to immerse ourselves in how we feel, to let a moment last perhaps a little longer than it always should, or does.  The reason that we show when paused, when […]

Swimmers Wanted

Swimmers Wanted

Several of our Bronze level swimmers have moved up in skill level to the Silvers. This makes room for new swimmers to join!Seward Tsunami Swim Club has openings in the beginning swimmer level. Interested swimmers can come to the Seward High School pool during the regular swim time (3-4pm) and […]

City Calendar

City Calendar

Seward City Council Special Meeting Action Agenda Monday, March 2, 2009 at 7:00 p.m. The following Resolution was Approved: Resolution 2009-014, Authorizing The City Manager To Purchase A Used Bucket Truck Outright In An Amount Not To Exceed $250,000 Rather Than To Pursue Previously Authorized Financing Of A New Bucket […]

NPS Science Symposium Coming to Seward!

Scientists who study the ecosystems of the National Park Units in Southwest Alaska (Katmai, Kenai Fjords, Lake Clark, Aniakchak, Alagnak) are coming to Seward to share their work with the public. Join us for the 3rd Biennial Long-term Monitoring Symposium: Understanding How Park Ecosystems Are Changing, Wednesday, April 1, 2009 […]

Borough & Federal Signal To Test Warning Sirens

Borough & Federal Signal To Test Warning Sirens

The Kenai Peninsula Borough Office of Emergency Management (OEM) will have Federal Signal Corporation (FSC) in the area March 18th – 24th to test the new sirens in Homer, Seward, Nanwalek, Port Graham and Seldovia. Most work will occur during business hours on weekdays, except for Saturday the 21st in […]

Prescription Discount Card

After I paid an unbelievable $137 at the Safeway pharmacy for a tiny bottle of antibiotic ear drops, I found out about an incredible prescription discount card that could have saved me 20%. I don’t know why I didn’t know about this amazing program, since the Kenai Peninsula Borough has […]

CLIMATE CHANGE TRAINING

The Alaska SeaLife Center invites the public to participate in a half-day training on Climate Change on Wednesday March 18. Deborah Williams, of Alaska Conservation Solutions, will be presenting both morning and afternoon sessions to provide basic climate change literacy, especially as it relates to Alaska. Ms. Williams has been […]