This is a reminder to “Spring Ahead” one hour for Daylight Savings Time starting at 2AM, March 9.
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Heidi Zemach for SCN - Eighteen teams are competing today, Friday Feb 28th through the weekend at the 17th Annual Alaska Region National...
The feature film ‘ Sugar Mountain’ is now shooting in Seward for 6 weeks, from March 10th – April 18th. We need extras throughout the entire film, however, certain days are especially important to make our film work. FYI: You are welcome to come to MORE THAN ONE EVENT if you wish to – in the world of the film it’s a small town after all! We have a lot of calls and names to get through but we need and value you all greatly. We will call or email you some time within the next two weeks, but in […]Read more ›
Special meeting of the SCHC Board will be next week, Wednesday, March 12, 6 p.m.-8 p.m.- meeting will be held at the High School library. Regular Seward Community Health Center Board meetings are held on the third Thursday of each month.Read more ›
Winter Storm Watch URGENT – WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ANCHORAGE AK 402 PM AKST SAT MAR 8 2014 …ACTIVE WEATHER RETURNING TO THE SOUTHERN MAINLAND… .THE FIRST IN A SERIES OF WEATHER FRONTS WILL MOVE INTO SOUTH CENTRAL ALASKA FROM THE GULF OF ALASKA ON MONDAY. STRONG WINDS AND HEAVY SNOWFALL WILL SPREAD NORTHWARD ALONG THE EASTERN KENAI PENINSULA ON MONDAY AND REACH THE NORTH GULF COAST MONDAY AFTERNOON. TEMPERATURES SHOULD STAY COLD ENOUGH TO SUPPORT SNOW ALL THE WAY DOWN TO SEA LEVEL AT MOST LOCATIONS. AKZ125-091415- /X.CON.PAFC.WS.A.0003.140310T1800Z-140311T0600Z/ WESTERN PRINCE WILLIAM SOUND- INCLUDING THE CITIES OF…WHITTIER…SEWARD…GIRDWOOD… MOOSE […]Read more ›
The Alaska SeaLife Center is hosting its eighth annual Miniature Golf Tournament on Saturday, April 5, with all proceeds benefitting the Center’s Wildlife Response Program. The tournament began eight years ago and has become one of the most popular events hosted by the Center each year. The course layout changes each year, but the purpose behind the evening – to raise money to rehabilitate stranded marine animals – remains the same. This year up to 24 teams of four, along with their caddies and guests, will play their way through a 12-hole course that stretches throughout the Center’s exhibits and […]Read more ›
Here are a variety of Projects from SHS Graphic Design Class made using Photoshop: Hybrid Animal Ads Andie Morell Carrie Anderson Grant Orvis Jon Valencia Dakota Nickell Reid Broughton Concert Posters Alice Pfeiffenberger Carrie Anderson Dakota Nickell Grant Orvis Kinze Hauze Logan Smith Nickalus Walker Victoria Piro Money Kinze Hauze Dakota Nickell Grant Orvis Jon Valencia Logan Smith Victoria Piro Pop Art Carrie Anderson Jon Valencia Reid Broughton Victoria Piro Great joB!Read more ›
Seward High Art Students looked South to Aboriginal Australians for inspiration for a painting project. The indeginous people of Australia have been creating works of art covered in dots for tens of thousands of years. They dip sticks into pigment to stamp out dots historically on bark, rocks, logs, and today on canvases. These dot patterns tell stories and map out journeys. SHS Art Students created paintings for the National Oceans Science Bowl Art Show with Ocean themes . We drew out our designs, painting solid color down, and then used paint pens to decorate with dots. This was […]Read more ›
Veronica Wilde, who took Best in show at the NOSB Art Show has also been mass producing pottery on the wheel at SHS. She is creating dishes for Judy Ohdner’s Cafe, Zudy’s which will be opening at the Train Depot by the Sea Life Center this spring! Veronica Wilde Here are more NOSB pieces, Bas Relief Tiles: Moriah Doepken Katie Kallio Nik Pahno Renzee Comia Basil Dougherty Jarrod VanderVegt Sasga Hamner Mary Ramirez Audra Atwood Hannalyn Ohlsen Alex Ashford Tia Miranda Jon Valencia And… Allie Katsma works on her clay crab * The NOSB Art show is at the Rae building […]Read more ›
Each year in April, AVTEC and the Seward Job Center coordinate to provide a local job fair for the Seward community and AVTEC job seekers. This year the job fair will be held on Monday, April 7 from 12:30 to 3:00 p.m. at AVTEC Student Service Center, 519 Fourth Avenue. Normally over 40 employers plan to attend and they look forward to meeting with job seekers. Special presentations by employers will be held in the Student Service Center Auditorium. Look for a list of participating employers and a schedule of presentations to be posted closer to this event. This is […]Read more ›
Spring Break Schedule Mar 8 – 16 Open Swim M, W, F 6:30 -7:50 pm T & Th 1:30 – 2:50 pm Lap Swim M – F 5:00 – 6:30 pm T & Th 11:00 – 12:30 Parent & Tot Swim T & Th 11:00 – 12:30 224 – 3900 for current schedule. 224- 9050 to leave message. Schedule subject to change. Admission Fees: Adults $3. Youth/Senior $2. Under 2yrs free. Punch Cards can be purchased at Pool.Read more ›
Support the Alaska SeaLife Center through Pick.Click.Give and you could double your dividend. Pick.Click.Give. by March 31st and be entered to win an extra PFD. Ten lucky Alaskans who share part of their PFD through Pick.Click.Give will be given an extra dividend. It’s easy to log on again and choose any cause that matters to you. A small donation goes a long way. For more information, click here.Read more ›
UPDATE: Correction to the notice sent out yesterday: The City of Seward will NOT be publicly opening any Request For Proposals submitted for the electrical engineering services for the generator relocation portion of the Seward Power Plan Integration Project. This notice was sent in error. While bids are required to be opened publicly, City Code states regarding Request For Proposals, the register and proposals are only public after a notice of intent to award has been issued by the city. This is to avoid disclosing any contents to a competing proposer during the process of negotiation. We apologize for this error and […]Read more ›
Seward Fire Department Press Release Alaska State Fire Marshal Kelly Nicolello is reminding Alaskans and the men and women of the Seward Fire Department would like to remind Seward Residents to test and check the batteries in their smoke and CO (Carbon Monoxide) alarms when they change their clock for Daylight Savings Time this Sunday, March 9th. Operating smoke and CO alarms can give Alaskans the precious time needed to exit the home in case of a devastating fire or carbon monoxide emergency. Many homes have smoke and CO alarms with batteries that should be replaced annually. Daylight Savings Time […]Read more ›
This year, the Seward Tsunami Swim Club’s annual Swim-a-Thon kicked off on February 24th. Swimmers have the month of March to gather pledges for their two hour swim on Friday, the 28th. This is the club’s sole fundraiser with donations pledged to young athletes who earn them by swimming for two hours straight. By the time their two hours are over, they could have swum up to 200 lengths of the pool or 5000 yards or 2.8 miles and burned over 500 calories and have been kept afloat by orange wedges, parents’ cheers, community financial support, and the promise of […]Read more ›
We have been offered an opportunity to raise money for Seward Middle School athletics. In order for us to take advantage of this opportunity, we will need a number of parents (and their students) that are willing to take on shifts to run the concession stand at the high school on Saturday, March 8th during the USA Wrestling tournament. 20 percent of the proceeds sold that day will go to support Seward Middle School athletics (uniform fund, travel, etc.). If you are interested or need further information, please contact Jason Bickling at 224-9025 or firstname.lastname@example.org. Thanks for your time and […]Read more ›
“Sugar Mountain” the movie is ramping up to start filming in town and is looking for extras. Email email@example.com now!Read more ›
Love Songs and Murder Ballads at the Rez Art–Amanda Kerr and Danny Booth with Snow River String Band as Opening Act
Amanda Kerr and Danny Booth will perform at the Resurrect Art Coffeehouse this Friday, March 7 at 8 PM. They intertwine guitar picking, fiddle playing, and tight vocal harmonies to deliver their own unique take on both traditional and more modern folk songs. It’s a musical treat not to be missed! Opening for them will Seward’s very own Snow River String Band, a group of 9-13 year old aspiring bluegrass pickers. Come on out and support live local music! $5.00 per person at the door.Read more ›
Tickets for the Fur Ball and registration forms for the Pet Walk on March 29, a fundraiser for a new Seward Animal Shelter, are now available at Chinooks from 11am to 9pm. Please go onto our Facebook page for more information: https://www.facebook.com/218659204941841 Pet Walk Where: Chinooks to Branson Pavilion Time: 10:30am check in time, Walk begins at 11am. Cost: Families-$10, single $5 Registration: Pre-Register at Chinooks or register on day of at Chinooks Details: Check in at 10:30am to register and to check in! Come out with your friendly pets and enjoy a 1.5 mile walk with other pet lovers! Dressing […]Read more ›
There will be a Children’s Wellness Fair at the SeaView Plaza, 302 Railway Ave. on Saturday, March 22, 2014 from 10:00 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. for infants, toddlers and preschoolers. Children will receive free screenings for vision, hearing and developmental skills. Height and weight will also be checked. Fingerprinting Kits will be offered by the Seward Police Department. Safe Kids from Kenai will be offering information on car seat safety. There will be a fun activity for all children. For more information contact P.J. @ 224-5257 or Robin @ (907) 714-8930. There is no charge for this event, which is […]Read more ›
KPC fall 2014 scholarship packet now available KPC’s fall 2014 scholarship packet is now available! Take this opportunity to apply for over 20 KPC scholarships by turning in just one application (some scholarships may require extra documentation or special essay requirements). Make sure to fill out the 2014/15 FAFSA before applying! View the scholarship packet here. All applications are due to the financial aid office by 5 p.m. on Thursday, April 10. Don’t wait to apply! Please contact the financial aid office at 262-0332 for more information.Read more ›
Marathon Wrestling Clubs first wrestling tournament is this Saturday, March 8th. The event will be held at Seward High School in the gym and wrestling room, matches will start at 10am. We are looking for parent/community help in a few areas: Announcer – We need an announcer for the tournament on Saturday. Coaches/Officials Hospitality Room – we need food and/or drinks for coaches, referees, and volunteers, if you can bring a dish please contact me as soon as possible. Towel Tappers – we need people to be towel tappers. Set up on Friday night at 5:00PM – we need help […]Read more ›
Seward State Parks Citizen Advisory Board Meeting March 6th at 5:00-7:00 pm Seward Library- Community Room Do you enjoy the Lowell Point State Recreation Site for your day use activities? Or do you prefer to hike out to the public use cabins along the Caines Head Trail? Or maybe you rather paddle out to Sandspit Point State Marine Park and camp out? No matter what your activities of preference are, the Alaska State Parks would like your input on concerns or suggestions for future management. Please consider attending the advisory board meeting. If you are unable to attend […]Read more ›