This adventure was sent to SCN from photographer/videographer Bjorn Olson of Homer: On the evening of summer solstice, 2016, Kim McNett and I launched our sea kayaks from our home in Homer and spent the next month exploring our “backyard”. Our kayak route took us to Seward where we joined […]
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(Portage, AK) The Alaska Wildlife Conservation Center (AWCC) recently welcomed new Curator, Dave Orndorff. Orndorff adds valuable experience with a diverse background in wildlife management and care to the Wildlife Center, and will be instrumental in the center’s future growth and current animal care efforts. Orndorff’s experience spans from across the country, including […]
Kenai Fjords National Park is excited to host an arthropod (bug) Bioblitz at Exit Glacier this Friday from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. A “bioblitz” is an event that collects and identifies as many species as possible for the focused group, in our case, bugs. Join us for our first […]
Seward Elementary School will be open for new student registration August 8th and 9th, 2016, from 9AM to 2PM. Parents must fill out a registration packet for each NEW student. Additionally, parents must provide a birth certificate, updated immunization records and a copy of a current IEP if your child […]
Healthy pup is third born in a North American facility since 1980s; third ever at ASLC Alaska SeaLife Center Press Release – Seward, Alaska (July 21, 2016) – The Alaska SeaLife Center (ASLC) is pleased to announce the birth of a Steller sea lion pup to parents Eden and Pilot. […]
Seward citizen and man of the sea, Steve Adams, passed away on June 12th, 2016. Steve spent the vast majority of his time in Seward, on the water, working on everything with a keel and a rudder. Steve is survived by his mother Joyce Adams and siblings David, Barb and […]
By Russell Stigall for Seward City News – Styles come and go, but being authentic has never been cooler. To actively seek out authenticity in a world of mass-production and seasonal fads is not easy or cheap. When owners of Brown and Hawkins Hugh and Iris Darling decided to update their […]
SeaView Community services is looking to hire a new Lead Accountant and a Direct Service Provider. See the classified ads below for details. Lead Accountant: http://sewardcitynews.com/classified-ads/show-ad/45/lead-accountant-seaview-community-services/seward/employment/ Direct Service Provider: http://sewardcitynews.com/classified-ads/show-ad/47/direct-service-provider-seaview-community-services/seward/employment/t/
The 2016 Seward Music & Arts Festival is looking for volunteers! This years festival is September 23 thru September 25. We have many opportunities to help! Each shift is 4 hours long. If you sign up for one shift, you will get free admission for one day. If you sign […]
Kenai Fjords National Park is excited to host an insect bioblitz at Exit Glacier next week. A “bioblitz” is an event that collects and identifies as many species as possible for the focused group, in our case, insects. Join us for our first ever bioblitz! Kids in particular are welcome […]
The Seward Arts Council, in collaboration with the Apex Gym and Studio Pulse presents the second annual Seward Dance Extravaganza! Register online at http://www.bookeo.com/StudioPulseAK under the “special events”. No prior dance experience necessary to enroll!
The next Junior Book Club will meet Thursday, July 28th at 3:00PM to talk about The Mysterious Benedict Society by Trenton Lee Stewart. You don’t have to finish the book to join and we have snacks! For more information, contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org or (907) 224-4082.
Kids aged preschool through 5th grade are invited to join us for Vacation Bible School, July 25-29, 9 a.m. to noon, at Resurrection Lutheran Church.
If John Prine and Mitch Hedberg had a baby, the resulting product would resemble something very close to Portland, OR singer-songwriter John Craigie. Musically comparable to Prine, with the humor and wit of Hedberg, the humble, gracious, and hilarious Craigie is one of the best storytellers of our time. It’s no wonder that […]
Bingo every Monday night at the legion. Come have some fun. Corner of 5th & Jefferson 6:00 Hosted by Seward American Legion Auxiliary Unit 5. All proceeds go to our scholarship fund. Must be 19 to play.
Brandii Holmdahl ran for Assembly fully and proudly supporting Seniors. It is time for her to stand up and vote to support her constituent Senior citizens. Please remind Brandii, that a major reason she is in the Assembly, is because of area Seniors. Encourage her to VOTE NO on Ordinance […]
John Gillespie once hiked over Portage Glacier, down Portage Valley, on to Sunrise with a cookstove on his back, a surprise delivery for his sister Nellie Frost. Portage Valley’s contemporary name describes what its geography prescribed: an overland passage between Prince William Sound and Turnagain Arm. Long used as a […]
Over the past 20 years all of us in rural areas in Alaska have longed for a way to train nurses in our own clinical sites and remotely, now this is going to be possible. Charter College is networking with Alaskan hospitals to provide Associate Degree Nursing education at various remote hospital locations. […]