Kwangsook Schaefermeyer: A Passion for Painting

By Michelle Strubeck for Seward City News –

With a dab of paint and the stroke of a brush, local artist Kwangsook Schaefermeyer creates beautiful works of art using acrylics, oils and watercolors. To look at her work you…

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Scotch Pines Dog Training Returning to Seward June 22

Back by popular demand, Scotch Pines Dog Training is returning to Seward on June 22.
Your dog will progress from kindergarten to graduation in 9 weeks and class is held once a week for two hours.

No food treats
No sh…

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Dichotomies at the Valdez Glacier

By Allison Sayer for City News –

The stunning Valdez Glacier Lake lies at the end of the unvarnished “Glacier Haul Dump Road.” Junkyards and an old asbestos dump line the gravel road. A glacial moraine is, after all, a hug…

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Fish Factor: The 2017 Pink Salmon Forecast, Hatchery Hit, and New Tax Role Proposed for Skippers

By Laine Welch for Seward City News –
2017 Pink Salmon Forecast
Alaska pink salmon fishermen could haul in a harvest that nearly doubles last year’s catch, due to a projected uptick in the number of pinks.

An Alaska De…

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Extraordinary Trends of the 2016 Seward Real Estate Market ~ What to Expect in 2017

According to Alaska Multiple Listing Serve (AK MLS), last year was the busiest year that the Seward real estate market has seen for residential and vacant land sales over the past decade.

With demand outstripping inventory, …

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Recent News & Information

Seward/Bear Creek Flood Service Area Board Meeting

Seward/Bear Creek Flood Service Area Board Meeting

The Seward/Bear Creek Flood Service Area board will hold a regular meeting at 6:00 pm, Monday, April 3rd.  The packet can be viewed on the website at www.kpb.us/service-areas/sbcfsa/sbcfsa-meetings.  The meeting will be held at the KPB Seward Office in Sea View Plaza, 302 Railway Ave, Suite 122.  Public is welcomed.

Parks and Rec Events and Schedule

Sports and Recreation schedule Look for upcoming softball leagues! League starts in June Free gym walking in the gym is from 9:30 am to 11 am Indoor Park is offered Tue – Fri: 11 am to 12 noon Roller skating is Saturdays from 2 to 3:30pm Rock Wall is every […]

Live Music At Resurrect Art

Live Music At Resurrect Art

It’s feeling like spring out there, and it’s a good time to get out and about see some local, live music! I just wanted to put the word out that we have a show this Friday, March 31, at 7pm.  Michael Howard and Caroline Cotter will be returning to give […]

Seward Middle School 3rd Quarter Honor Roll

Seward Middle School 3rd Quarter Honor Roll

6th Grade: Cory Barber, Ozzy Deel, Allie Dixon, Renee Elhard, Arianna Forero, Aly Guernsey*, Damion Hart, Paxton Hill*, Elias Jordan, Porter Rockwell, Francisco Sanchez, Dillon Tinker, Alexi Walker, Mary Withrow. 7th Grade: Rowan Bean*, Gaia Casagranda, Caitlin Corrigan*, Wren Dougherty, Karlye Ebberson*, Joseph Foutz*, James Milburn, Annika Nilsson*, Hannah Schilling*, […]

Permanent Fund Deadline Friday, March 31

The Permanent Fund application deadline is fast approaching. Friday, March 31 is the last day to file. Applications can be submitted by computer filing and by paper application. Paper applications are available at the Seward Legislative Information Office located at 302 Railway Ave. Suite 107. 224-5066. First time filers can […]

City Council Meeting Packet Available

City Council Meeting Packet Available

Click HERE to access the 3/28/2017 City Council Meeting Agenda Packet, or visit the City’s Website.   This is a large file, so please give it some time to download. Please note this meeting will take place on TUESDAY, March 28, 2017 as there is a holiday on Monday, March 27, […]

Celebrate Seward’s Day Thursday, March 30

Celebrate Seward’s Day Thursday, March 30

The Resurrection Bay Historical Society is hosting a 1-hour slideshow by Author Michael Dunham followed by light refreshments. The lecture will cover William H Seward, Tzar Alexander II, General Jefferson Davis and Tlingit leader Koh’klux, and their roles in the US acquisition of Russian America. The event will take place in […]

2017 High School Exchange Program with Obihiro, Japan

The City of Seward and the Seward International Friendship Association (SIFA) are seeking up to four high school students to participate in the student exchange with Obihiro, Japan.  Japanese students come to Seward in late July, then the Seward students travel to Obihiro in early August.  Applications are available at […]

Celebrate Seward’s Day at March 30 program

Celebrate Seward’s Day at March 30 program

Join Resurrection Bay Historical Society and celebrate the community’s namesake with a program at the Seward Community Library Museum on Seward’s Day – Thursday, March 30. Open to the public, the program starts at 7 p.m. in the Community Room and will be followed by light refreshments. Michael Dunham, author […]

Sully and Kinze Hauze with their proud parents during senior night at the last home basketball game.

SHS Basketball Season Final Report

The following article was written by Seward high School junior Kendyl Morris. To view a video interview with senior Sully Hauze and a slideshow of pictures from basketball season, please visit the school news site: http://shstoday.org/ All good things must come to an end, including our exciting basketball season. On March […]

The artist at work

Kwangsook Schaefermeyer: A Passion for Painting

By Michelle Strubeck for Seward City News – With a dab of paint and the stroke of a brush, local artist Kwangsook Schaefermeyer creates beautiful works of art using acrylics, oils and watercolors. To look at her work you would think she is a trained painter, but in reality she […]

Fatal Fire claims Seward Resident

reprinted from Alaska Public Dispatch-Public Information Office On 3/21/17 at approximately 0403 hours a structure fire was reported at 12232 Merlin Drive in Seward. Bear Creek Volunteer Fire Department and the Seward Fire Department responded to the scene. Initial report was the residence was occupied. At approximately 0500 hours human […]

Dichotomies at the Valdez Glacier

Dichotomies at the Valdez Glacier

By Allison Sayer for City News – The stunning Valdez Glacier Lake lies at the end of the unvarnished “Glacier Haul Dump Road.” Junkyards and an old asbestos dump line the gravel road. A glacial moraine is, after all, a huge pile of rocks and gravel. It is an extremely […]