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Pet of the Week

Pet of the Week

Pet of the Week:  “Katie” is a kid-dog-and-cat friendly 3-yr old spayed female.  This oh-so-sweet girl is ready to make a loving companion to any responsible home. Wish List: Dog chews and happy homes for our shelter residents. Jennifer Carrick Seward Animal Care and Control POB 2934 Seward, AK 99664 […]

Cop Talk

Cop Talk

Question: After 6 months of violations free driving, does the provisional restriction of my teen’s driver’s license automatically convert to non-provisional status? Answer: No, not automatically. A provisional restriction on a teen’s drivers license is in effect for a minimum of 6 months and can remain until age 18 if […]

Community Needs Assessment Survey Results

The City of Seward, through staff efforts and program resources of the AmeriCorps VISTA program, created and distributed a Community Needs Assessment Survey in the fall of 2006. The survey was distributed to every box holder at the Seward Post Office, the end result of which was a total of […]

Usibelli coal dust settles on Seward

Usibelli coal dust settles on Seward

Chim-Chiminey Chim Chim cher-oo. Dick Van Dyke may have been a ‘appy bloke in his ashes and soot, but Seward boat owners and air breathers were not as thrilled with the coal dust blown off Usibelli coal last week. Seward spent several days under a haze of Usibelli coal dust. […]

2007 Avy Savvy Poster Contest Winners!

And the 2007 Avy Savvy Poster Winners are:   Kindergarten – 3rd Grade Category   1st Place: Daniel Sparks   2nd Place: 2-way tie – Jon Kingsland – Rose Terry   3rd Place: Hunter Kratz     4th – 6th Grade Category   1st Place: Bailey Pendergast   2nd Place: […]

City Manager Hire

Council went into executive session and came out and made a motion to enter into an employment agreement, subject to a successful contract negotiation and criminal background check with Phillip Oates.  There were 6 members present, and the vote was unanimous. Mayor Shafer, members Schafer and either Bardarson or Dunham […]

Winter Advisory from our Water Department

Due to severe temperature conditions this winter season, the City of Seward Water dept. is advising the water service customers within City limits to run a small cold-water bleeder. Usually a stream of water the size of a pencil width is sufficient. The City advises running the bleeder until April […]

Sporadic Bird Report: Great Blue Herons

Friday, March 2, 2007 Seward, Alaska Sporadic Bird Report Sunrise: 7:53 am, sunset 6:27 pm, length of day 10 hours, 33 minutes; tomorrow will be 5 minutes and 29 seconds longer. Full moon tomorrow. Saturn in the evening, Jupiter and Mars in the morning. Weather: Brilliant sunny days continue with […]

TAMS CLASSES

Techniques of Alcohol Management Spring Classes Schedule Sunday March 4, Sunday April 1, Sunday May 6 & Sunday May 20 at The Pit Bar at 11a.m. Identification is required for all TAM classes. You must be 21 years of age to attend.Please arrive by 10:45 a.m. to register. If you […]

Phyicaly Challenge Survey

PHYICAL CHELLENGE IN THE SEWARD AREA I AM DOING A SURVEY SO I NEED YOU TO RESPOND YES OR NO ON THIS ITEM USING THIS MEDIA, TELEPHONE AT 224 6718, OR EMAIL DE1DO2@AOL.COM WITH A YES OR NO. ATTENTION PHYICAL CHALLENGE DO YOU NEED DOOR TO DOOR TRANSPORATION FOR MEDICAL […]

Cop Talk

Cop Talk

Question: A couple of years ago, I took an online defensive driving class and was reminded of a rule that a LOT of people violate; that you’re not allowed to pass more than one vehicle at a time on the highway. Answer: You must have been advised of a “rule” […]

Seward High School Honor Roll

9th Grade Holly Ganser*        Logan Adelmann Allison Barnwell        Karlie Ennes Alexandria Espelin        Andrew Ferkinhoff Chung Ho Han        Serena Melville Sean Moline        Joseph Nyholm Amy Schilling        Nicholas Stebbins Gregory vonBorstel        Shane Waliezer Shelby Washik        Sierra Young Sylvia Young        Amanda Zimmerman 10th Grade […]

Pet of the Week

Pet of the Week

Pet of the Week: “Ivy” is a lovely and affectionate spayed female who would like to be in a home as the only feline representative. She is very playful and loves to hang out with humans. Wish List: Don’t Delay! Spay or neuter your pet today! $30.00 off surgery available […]

City Manager Candidate Interview Agenda

City Manager Candidate Interview Agenda

March 5th will be a day of interviews and an open meet and greet catered reception Agenda 10:00 a.m. Telephonic Interview with Phillip Oates (Kuwait) City Council Chambers 10:45 a.m. In-Person interview with Jim Hunt (Iowa) City Council Chambers 11:30 a.m. In-Person interview with Terry Hoefferle (Dillingham) City Council Chambers […]

3 Finalist for City Manager

3 Finalist for City Manager

The city council met tonight for their “quick” work session and decided to interview 3 candidates in-person.  The City Manager finalists are: Phillip Oates Jim Hunt Terry Hoefferle We are making arrangements right now, and will be bringing 2 of the candidates to Seward on Monday, March 5.  We will […]

CITY COUNCIL WORK SESSION

CITY COUNCIL WORK SESSION

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the Seward City Council will meet for a work session/retreat on Saturday, March 3, 2007 beginning at 9:00 am until finished.  Some of the topics on the city manager’s agenda that will be discussed are: Ø     Discussing Seward’s vision Ø     Capital projects and the city’s […]

Beginning Sewing Class

Seward Community Schools is offering a Beginning Sewing Class with Instructor Kirstie Willean in Feb and Mar. Class start date is Feb 27 at 3pm in the Home Economics Room at the Seward Middle School.  The fee is $ 60 for 4 weeks of positive sewing instruction! Learn how to […]