Recent News & Information

Opinion: Facts about the R/V Sikuliaq

Written By Bill McCrossan – Having just read the Op-Ed Piece in the Seward Phoenix Log in support of Senator Begich  I feel compelled to respond. There is no way to post comments on the Seward Phoenix Logs website so I’ll post my comments here. Referring to the paragraph about the ship Sikuliaq, the phrase “Whiskey-Tango-Foxtrot” comes to mind. This […]

October 19, 2014 ·

Opinion: Vote “YES” to retain Judge Estelle

Written by Renee Estelle – I am writing in support of Palmer’s Judge Estelle, up for retention vote this election cycle.  Over the years I have met several people who have worked professionally with my uncle.  They have all raved about what a good and fair judge he is and how much they enjoyed working with him.  However, there is […]

October 18, 2014 ·
CIRI Alaska Tourism Announces New Hires

CIRI Alaska Tourism Announces New Hires

Anchorage, Alaska – Dan McDonald has rejoined CIRI Alaska Tourism Corporation (CATC) as Revenue Control Supervisor in the Anchorage office.  Dan has 20 years of history with the Kenai Fjords Tours in Seward and CIRI Alaska Tourism Corporation, most recently serving as the Director of Marine Operations for CATC. In 2012 Dan took a “Breather” from his position and moved […]

October 17, 2014 ·
Pumpkin Prowl & Masquerade Ball October 25

Pumpkin Prowl & Masquerade Ball October 25

 

October 17, 2014 ·
KPC Intermediate Yoga class begins November 10th. Register today!

KPC Intermediate Yoga class begins November 10th. Register today!

October 16, 2014 ·

SALE AT SENIOR CENTER

Join us and help support the Center.  New and slightly used decorations for all holidays will be available to buy.  Good prices! SATURDAY, OCTOBER 18th 10:00am – 3:00pm at SEWARD SENIOR CENTER, 3rd Floor, 336 Third Avenue @ Jefferson St.  

October 16, 2014 ·

PTA Garage Sale for October 25 canceled

The PTA Garage Sale scheduled for October 25 has been canceled due to scheduling conflicts.

October 16, 2014 ·
Purchase Tickets at Safeway from 2:30PM-6:30PM Oct 16 &17!  See a list of auction items!

Purchase Tickets at Safeway from 2:30PM-6:30PM Oct 16 &17! See a list of auction items!

Please join us on Friday, October 24th from 6pm – 9pm for our 2nd annual Taco Feed/Auction fundraiser for Marathon Wrestling Club. All proceeds will benefit Seward area youth! Tickets on sale now, $20.00 per person, please contact Jewel Williams at 907-422-7130 for more information, to purchase tickets or to donate an item for our auction!! Hope to see you […]

October 16, 2014 ·

SnowTRAC grants approved for trail grooming and safety

Alaska Department of Natural Resources Press Release – (Anchorage, AK) –The Division of Parks and Outdoor Recreation has approved funding for snowmobile trail grooming and a renewed opportunity for a rural transportation safety project after receiving input from the Snowmobile Trails Advisory Council (SnowTRAC), the statewide citizen advisory board that reviews Snowmobile Trail Grant Program applications. A total of $218,858 […]

October 16, 2014 ·
CIRI Alaska Tourism receives Excellence in Customer Service Award at American Indian Tourism Conference

CIRI Alaska Tourism receives Excellence in Customer Service Award at American Indian Tourism Conference

CIRI Alaska Tourism Press Release – Albuquerque, New Mexico (September 22, 2014) – Each year the American Indian Alaska Native Tourism Association (AIANTA), as the national organization representing the tribal hospitality and tourism industry, recognizes the best of Indian Country travel and tourism. 2014 awards went to CIRI Alaska Tourism Corporation for Excellence in Customer Service; Alaska Native Voices for […]

October 16, 2014 ·

Seward Fish and Game Advisory Committee

The Seward Fish & Game Advisory Committee will meet Thursday, October 23rd at the Seward City Council chambers at 7 pm. Agenda will include discussion and preparation of comments for the BOF PWS proposals, BOG Southcentral proposals, and any other business that may properly come before the committee. For more information contact Jim McCracken at 362-3701.

October 16, 2014 ·

Your used books are wanted

The Friends of the Library Museum are needing your used books. Used book sales helps the Friends support library programs, like the Summer Reading Program, purchase of new books for all age groups and more. Our shelves are almost empty! With fall in the air, we are all getting our lawns, yards and homes ready for winter. Bag those already […]

October 15, 2014 ·
Some Art from SHS

Some Art from SHS

We are almost through the first quarter here at Seward High school and once again I am blessed with interesting, kind, and talented Art students.  Here is some of their work, if you would like to see more or read about the processes we used, check out our blog!  BLW Darci McFaul Grade 12 Elena Hamner Grade 9 Ayla Lapinskas Grade 9 […]

October 15, 2014 ·
Pat Williams’ birthday party is Oct. 20

Pat Williams’ birthday party is Oct. 20

You’re invited to join in the celebration of what would have been Pat Williams’ 105th birthday. There will be a potluck birthday party from 6-8 p.m. Monday, Oct. 20 in the Community Room of the Seward Community Library and Museum at 239 Sixth Avenue. Although Pat Williams died in her sleep on Sept. 18, friends and family want to honor […]

October 15, 2014 ·

PTA Garage Sale Saturday Oct 25

The PTA biannual garage sale will be held on Saturday Oct 25 25th from 8:30am – 2pm in the High School cafeteria. You can drop off donations at the back loading dock after 2 PM on Friday the 24th.  Please call Al if you have any questions at 491- 1095. Thanks for your support!

October 15, 2014 ·
Want to Visit Exit Glacier this Winter?

Want to Visit Exit Glacier this Winter?

Reservations for Kenai Fjords National Park’s Willow Public Use Cabin are available starting today, Wednesday, October 15.  Please call the park or visit our website at http://go.nps.gov/willowcabin for more information.

October 15, 2014 ·

10-14 Borough Assembly Report

14 October 2014 Borough Assembly Meeting Report By Sue McClure If you don’t read further in this report, please note that my phone number has changed to 491-0828. I’ve given up my landline!! We had a relatively short meeting, filled with well wishing and good-byes to three veteran assembly members who were replaced in the October 7 election due to […]

October 14, 2014 ·
Seward City Reps Take Stand Against Legalizing Pot

Seward City Reps Take Stand Against Legalizing Pot

By Heidi Zemach for SCN – The Seward City Council often refuses to take stands on controversial state ballot measures, but last night it passed a resolution by a 5-2 vote voicing its opposition to passage of Ballot Measure 2, the initiative legalizing the recreational use of marijuana in Alaska, and urging voters to do the same. The vote was […]

October 14, 2014 ·
David Kingsland named National Distinguished Principal for 2014

David Kingsland named National Distinguished Principal for 2014

Seward Elementary School principal David Kingsland is Alaska’s National Distinguished Principal for 2014. He was nominated and selected through a statewide search process conducted by the Alaska Association of Elementary School Principals. The award includes a two-day trip to Washington D.C. this October to join other National Distinguished Principals at the special recognition program. Congratulations to David Kingsland on this […]

October 14, 2014 ·
North Council Advances Sector “Common Pool” Proposal for Formal Analysis

North Council Advances Sector “Common Pool” Proposal for Formal Analysis

North Pacific Fishery Management Council Press Release – (ANCHORAGE) – The North Pacific Fishery Management Council (NPFMC) voted unanimously to move forward, for formal analysis, the “Catch Accountability Through Compensate Halibut” (CATCH) proposal by Alaska’s guided recreational sector. SouthEast Alaska Guide Organization (SEAGO) Executive Director, Heath Hilyard commented, “We’re pleased that the Council recognized the merit of this proposal. There […]

October 14, 2014 ·
Mariners’ Memorial wave wall installed

Mariners’ Memorial wave wall installed

Harmon Construction workers began installation of a gleaming metal wave wall on the west side of the Mariners’ Memorial yesterday. To see a video of the wall being moved from the production facility in Seattle, go to the Seward Mariners’ Memorial website at http://www.sewardmarinersmemorial.org/ Carol Griswold

October 14, 2014 ·

Opinion: Parnell and Sullivan Fish Policies

It’s telling Sean Parnell and (Senate) Dan Sullivan aren’t running on their record of endangering Alaska’s salmon and other fish for corporate profit.  Who can blame them? In 2013 Parnell and (Senate Candidate) Sullivan pushed a bill letting toxic mines, like Pebble, take millions of gallons of water from our fishing streams.  House Bill 77, passed by a GOP-run House, […]

October 14, 2014 ·
Ukulele Russ to perform at the Yukon Bar October 17 & 18

Ukulele Russ to perform at the Yukon Bar October 17 & 18

Hailing from the edge of civilization in interior Alaska, Russ has carved out his niche and finally has proven to the masses that the ukulele is stringed testosterone in the hands of the right man. See Ukulele Russ perform at the Yukon Bar on October 17 & 18 beginning at 9PM. https://www.facebook.com/UkuleleRuss?ref=br_tf http://www.ukuleleruss.com/

October 14, 2014 ·

Swim Meet Thank You

The Seward Seahawk’s  swim meet on Saturday was a great success thanks to our fabulous volunteers and sponsors. A big thank you to the Seward Tsunami Swim Team parents and young swimmers, we could not have done it without you.  Thank you Audette family for your continued generosity and support of Seward swimmers. Thanks to Subway of Seward and Eureka Pizza for […]

October 13, 2014 ·
Zudy’s to offer dinner club nights

Zudy’s to offer dinner club nights

Zudy’s Café will begin hosting a bi-monthly dinner club, starting October 18th.  Judy Odhner, the chef, and owner can seat 36 people for each of the special evening meals. Advance reservations are required. For the special four-course dinners, she will upscale the place, adding tablecloth to the tables, and dinners will feature various appetizers, followed by a fancy salad and […]

October 13, 2014 ·