Recent News & Information

Team Hollywood Celebrity Streetball coming to Seward May 1

Team Hollywood Celebrity Streetball coming to Seward May 1

  For questions, please call Allen McCarty at 491-1095.

April 18, 2015 ·

A Better Senior Housing Process

Dear Council and P&Z Commissioners, The Rasmuson Foundation offers a five-step predevelopment program to municipalities and non-profit organizations to help plan successful capital projects: http://www.rasmuson.org/index.php?switch=viewpage&pageid=141 “Many Alaska nonprofits undertake capital projects, whether it’s purchasing, constructing, or renovating a facility. Effective planning in the first phase will dictate the long-term success of the project. “Pre-development is the phase of a construction […]

April 18, 2015 ·
Calling all bibliophiles, the tomes are waiting

Calling all bibliophiles, the tomes are waiting

INTO THE LAST HOUR OF OUR BOOK SALE!! BOOK BONANZA TIME. BAG OR BOX OF BOOKS FOR $2. OPEN UNTIL 4PM The Used Book Sale is ready! Come on over to the Community Room of the Seward Library Museum and browse the tomes we have waiting. Coffee will be on, snacks out, kids corner open so moms and dads can […]

April 17, 2015 ·
Beachwalkers & Birders Wanted for a COASST Training Session May 3

Beachwalkers & Birders Wanted for a COASST Training Session May 3

 

April 17, 2015 ·

Opinion: Grocery Tax Public Testimony Denied at Next Assembly Meeting

Written by Tara Kain – Grocery Tax Public Testimony Denied at Next Assembly Meeting There will be no public testimony allowed when Borough Assemblyman Bagley’s Grocery Tax Ordinance is up for reconsideration at the next Assembly meeting on April 21st in Seward. According to the borough clerk’s office, additional public testimony for reconsidered items is not required. The Assembly President […]

April 17, 2015 ·

Seward DMV closed May 4-6

Seward Police Department Public Service Announcement – Seward DMV will be closed Monday – Wednesday May 4, 5, and 6 in order to move to its new location upstairs in City Hall.  The office will reopen on Thursday May 7th.  Please plan your visit accordingly.

April 17, 2015 ·
Free Home Staging Workshop

Free Home Staging Workshop

Free Home Staging Workshop-May 9th, 1-3 PM, Seward Community Library   Thinking of selling your house? Stop by for coffee and learn how to sell quickly and for top dollar in any market with home staging. Potentially increase your selling price up to 20%. Learn what you can do yourself, and how a home stager can help you. Submit photos of your […]

April 16, 2015 ·
Public Scoping Notice – Jerome Lake Trickle-dam Removal

Public Scoping Notice – Jerome Lake Trickle-dam Removal

 

April 16, 2015 ·

What is the Title 1 Pre-K all about?

As the end of the school year quickly approaches, Seward Elementary will be wrapping up another great class of Pre-K families and students!  The children have been doing an excellent job of keeping me on my toes this year and I have seen a tremendous amount of growth.  We are all very excited to see how they progress in kindergarten […]

April 16, 2015 ·

Coast Guard suspends search after remains of pilot found near Perry Island, Alaska

U.S. Coast Guard 17th District Public Affairs Anchorage Press Release – Date: Apr 15, 2015   ANCHORAGE, Alaska — The Coast Guard suspended its search for a missing pilot near Perry Island in Prince William Sound after his remains were discovered Wednesday evening. The crew of the Alaska State Trooper vessel Churchhill located and recovered the man’s remains and the wreckage of his […]

April 16, 2015 ·
Albatross Bycatch Avoidance in Alaska Longline Fisheries April 24

Albatross Bycatch Avoidance in Alaska Longline Fisheries April 24

April 16, 2015 ·
Pet First Aid Class Next Week

Pet First Aid Class Next Week

  Summer is coming!  Do you know what to do if your pet gets into kerfuffle with a porcupine or caught in an old snare?  What’s the safest way to pick up your cat if they are in pain? What are some essentials in a pet first aid kit? We’ll cover all of that and more!  Two classes are being […]

April 15, 2015 ·
Pat Williams Park rejected, new park site proposed

Pat Williams Park rejected, new park site proposed

By Heidi Zemach for SCN- The Seward City Council unanimously rejected a controversial proposal from a local group asking Kenai Peninsula Housing Initiative to donate .7 of an acre in Pat Williams Park near the Seward waterfront, so they could apply for a grant to construct some senior housing there. By Monday night’s April 13th regular Seward City Council meeting, […]

April 15, 2015 ·

Seward Bear Creek Flood Service Area Board and Permitting Day

The Seward/Bear Creek Flood Service Area board will hold a work session Monday, April 20, at 6:00 pm, at the KPB Annex office in Sea View Plaza, 302 Railway Ave, Suite 122. The topic is US Army Corps of Engineers Salmon Creek Flood Risk Management Section 205 & DCCED Mitigation Projects. For more information contact the SBCFSA Office at 302 […]

April 15, 2015 ·
Golden Eagle Visits the Harbor

Golden Eagle Visits the Harbor

  Brittany Casey Hansen of Seward recently caught a photo of this golden eagle at the Seward Small Boat Harbor. Entered into a photo contest at Alaska.org, you can  support a local photographer here by submitting your vote: http://www.alaska.org/photo-contest/anchorage-airport/entrant/brittany-casey-hansen.

April 15, 2015 ·

Coast Guard, partners search for missing pilot near Perry Island, Alaska

ANCHORAGE, Alaska — Coast Guard and Air Force assets are searching for a missing pilot near Perry Island in Prince William Sound Tuesday. The 11th Air Force Rescue Coordination Center in Anchorage received a Mayday call from the male pilot of a Cessna 180 airplane Tuesday afternoon.  The pilot reported he was having engine trouble and stated he may have to […]

April 15, 2015 ·
Carnival provides fun and practical safety information

Carnival provides fun and practical safety information

By Heidi Zemach for SCN- The young people who attended this year’s Carnival at the Alaska Railroad cruise ship terminal April 11th had a good chance to win one of the many free raffle prizes offered that included 10 high-quality bicycles with helmets, some Razor scooters, fishing poles, a soccer net set, zipline tickets, and more. They also got a […]

April 15, 2015 ·
Free kids books at Saturday’s sale

Free kids books at Saturday’s sale

  Come one, come all: The Friends of the Seward Library will be holding a used book sale this Saturday at the Seward Community Library. And did you hear? Children’s books are free! Donations for the sale are gladly accepted at the Seward Community Library until Friday afternoon. Doors open on Saturday at 10 a.m. for members (you can get your membership at the door!) and […]

April 14, 2015 ·
Knotek to run Boston Marathon, and it’s not what you think

Knotek to run Boston Marathon, and it’s not what you think

By Erin Knotek – At first glance you might think that the two-time high school state champion and two-time Mt. Marathon Junior Race winner, Miles Knotek is running the Boston Marathon, but he is not. His dad is running the race. Kevin Knotek leaves later this week to compete in the 119th running of the Boston Marathon. Knotek will be […]

April 14, 2015 ·

SBCFSA Work Session April 20

The Seward/Bear Creek Flood Service Area board will hold a work session Monday, April 20, at 6:00 pm, at the KPB Annex office in Sea View Plaza, 302 Railway Ave, Suite 122.  The topic is US Army Corps of Engineers Salmon Creek Flood Risk Management Section 205 & DCCED Mitigation Projects. For more information contact the SBCFSA Office at 302 […]

April 14, 2015 ·

Permitting & Agency Information Day April 16th, 10am-2pm

To be held at KM Rae Bldg., 125 Third Ave. The City of Seward, Seward/Bear Creek Flood Service Area, Kenai Peninsula Borough, State, and Federal agency representatives will be available to assist with your permit application, summer project and provide information on: Planning, Permitting, Flood Risk Prevention, Updated Building Codes, Floodplain Management, National Flood Insurance Program, Fisheries & Wildlife Management, […]

April 14, 2015 ·

Seward Highway is now clear

UPDATE: 11:48AM Highway is clear. Jack-knifed semi has been removed.   From Alaska 511 Traveler Information – There has been accident on the Seward Highway south of Girdwood. Traffic is backed up. We will update the 511 with more information as soon as we get it.

April 14, 2015 ·
In Memory of Frank DeMarco

In Memory of Frank DeMarco

4/6/55 – 3/31/15 A friend to many and a long time Seward resident, Frank DeMarco passed away peacefully on March 31, 2015. Services will be held at Seward City Cemetery on Friday, April 17th at 2PM for anyone who would like to attend.

April 14, 2015 ·

Introduction to Rowing April 28

Would you like to learn about rowing? Introduction to Rowing, an informational only meeting. Tuesday, April 28th 6:30 to approximately 8:00 p.m. at Rez Art Coffee House Learn to Row Class: $90 Saturday and Sunday May 30th & 31st 1:00 p.m. to 4:00 or 5:00 p.m. at Bear lake Includes free novice practices June 2nd, 4th & 6th Go to […]

April 14, 2015 ·