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Don’t “DISS” the Bear

By Rev. Dr. James R. Stigall Well, Russia has invaded its former satellite state Georgia.  We all realize that something significant is happening … something that goes against the very moral fabric and best interest of liberty throughout the world.  However, we also feel powerless to reverse this wave of […]

Don't "DISS" the Bear

By Rev. Dr. James R. Stigall Well, Russia has invaded its former satellite state Georgia.  We all realize that something significant is happening … something that goes against the very moral fabric and best interest of liberty throughout the world.  However, we also feel powerless to reverse this wave of […]

Bear Glacier Outburst Flood Surprises Local Kayakers

Local kayak guides were suprised when water in front of Bear Glacier south of Seward suddenly rose at least 5 feet in mid August.  An overflight of the area found a drained lake on the northeast side of the glacier.  Full details are found in the press release at: http://www.nps.gov/kefj/parknews/bear-glacier-outburst-flood.htm […]

Dynamite Produce at the Summer Market!

We have Produce and its SO good. Here’s what’s on the garden menu this week: Certified Organic: Red leaf butter head lettuce, sweet carrots, purple carrots, 4 kinds of beets, cauliflower, cabbage, broccoli, snow peas, shelled peas. Hot house tomatoes and cucumbers from Bell’s Nursery. If you can’t make it […]

City Calendar

City Calendar

Regular Seward City Council Meeting Action Agenda Monday, August 25, 2008 at 7:00 p.m. The following Ordinance for Public Hearing and Enactment was approved: Non-code Ordinance 2008-017, Appropriating Funds To Make Expenditures Which Could Influence The Outcome Of An Election Concerning A Ballot Proposition Addressing Exemption Of City Of Seward […]

What can You do with One Hour?

What can You do with One Hour?

Big Brothers Big Sisters is seeking committed volunteers to become Big Brothers or Big Sisters to a “Little” in the community. We have several great kids waiting for a positive role model in their lives. All it takes is the willingness to build a friendship and the commitment of one […]

Weird Book of the Week

Weird Book of the Week

In the words of that gentle mountain minstrel, Skunkrat Steve: “If it’s good enough for a hobo, it’s good enough for you. So open up that can of beans, and pass that mountain dew.” Boy, now that just melts the 1/6 of my heart that’s pure hillbilly. But before anyone […]

A Sense of Place: A Seward Column

It is a world within us, a world away. The wild places that haunt the tamed are closer here than many others. Enough sometimes that a walk up painted mountains east draws ties to ice unimaginable. We are connected much more than we can see. More than most will ever […]

Seward Area Girl Scouts prepare for a new year

Girl Scouts in the Seward area are getting ready for another year of fun activities and learning experiences.  There will be a meeting on Tuesday, August 26 at 7 PM at the K.M. Rae Marine Education Building, 125 Third Avenue, to organize troops and plan events for the 2008-2009 school year.  […]

October 7 Election Ballot

SEWARD CITY COUNCIL COUNCIL MEMBERS -TWO-YEAR TERMS (Vote for no more than 3) John French Willard Dunham Jean Bardarson Marianna Keil PROPOSITION NO. 1 EXEMPTING MUNICIPAL OFFICIALS FROM THE REQUIREMENT OF THE STATE FINANCIAL DISCLOSURE LAWS, AND ESTABLISH OWN FORM AND GUIDELINES Shall the City of Seward exempt its municipal […]

City Calendar

City Calendar

Regular Seward City Council Meeting Agenda Monday, August 25, 2008 at 7:00 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 […]

Ruth Mai Obituary

Former Alaska resident Ruth Carol Mai, 68, died of leukemia Aug. 13, 2008, at home in Oro Valley, Ariz. A funeral will be at 10 a.m. Thursday at St. James Lutheran Church in Garden City, Kan. Celebrations of Ruth’s life are planned for October in Oro Valley and this spring […]

Thank you Seward

My wife and I, together with two other couples from the Rotary Club of Plimmerton, New Zealand, recently visited Seward as part of a Rotary Friendship Exchange with the Rotary Club of Seward (and other clubs in Anchorage, Homer and Soldotna). Meryll and I were hosted by your editor Paul […]