Recent News & Information

Correction: Film Premiere Coming to Seward !

Correction: Film Premiere Coming to Seward !

January 28, 2015 ·

Dogs within city limits need current license tags

City of Seward Public Service Announcement – The City of Seward requires dogs within the city to have current license tags.  2015 pet licenses are now available at the Animal Shelter and at Dr. Hall’s Veterinary Clinic;  $5 for altered animals, $10 for unaltered animals.  Proof of current vaccinations required.  Questions: 224-7495

January 28, 2015 ·
Have fun with JABALI!

Have fun with JABALI!

 Have fun with JABALI! Sunday, February 1st at 6:30pm! Jabali African Acrobats will entertain and delight you!  Enjoy music and rhythms from Kenya while supporting Arts in Seward schools.  Your ticket purchase will help Seward PTSA  provide Jabali performances to students attending Seward Elementary School, Seward Middle School, and Seward High School. Click HERE to purchase your tickets now! For offline ticket […]

January 28, 2015 ·

Seward PTSA meeting tonight, January 27

Our monthly PTSA meeting is Tuesday evening, January 27 at 6:30 in the Elementary School library. Below is tonight’s agenda.   Seward PTSA Agenda General Membership Meeting Seward Elementary School Tuesday, January  27, 2015   Call to Order Establish Quorum Approve Previous Minutes Approve Agenda Reports President’s Report & Communications – Al McCarty Treasurer  (Budget) – Heather Shank Alaska PTA […]

January 27, 2015 ·

Municipal Entitlement Land Selection Finalization Project 2015

http://www.borough.kenai.ak.us/landmgt/entitlements/2015-land-selection-interactive-survey The 2015 land swap is available on KPB website at the above link. There are also maps posted in the KPB Seward Annex located in the Sea View Plaza. Hours are Monday through Thursday from 10:00 to 3:00. Phone number is 224-2001 The deadline for State input is February 6, 2015.

January 27, 2015 ·

Seward High School Pool Temporary Schedule for Tuesdays & Thursdays in February

This temporary schedule runs from February 3- February 26, 2015 Seward High School Pool Tues & Th               Lap swim          6:00 – 8:00am Sat                       Feb  7, 14, 21      Lap swim     9:00 – 11:00 am Current schedule continuing until May 14 : T & Th     Evenings      Lap swim    5:00 – 6:00 pm Water Aerobics      6 – 7 pm  

January 27, 2015 ·
Alaska SeaLife Center Caring for Blind Harbor Seal

Alaska SeaLife Center Caring for Blind Harbor Seal

Alaska SeaLife Center Press Release – ​The Alaska SeaLife Center is currently caring for a blind harbor seal. Bryce was the last harbor seal pup rescue of 2014 after being found at Land’s End in Homer, AK. Because of his blindness, Bryce has been deemed non-releasable by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration-National Marine Fisheries Service. Veterinary staff believe he […]

January 26, 2015 ·
Free Alaska Film Premiere

Free Alaska Film Premiere

January 26, 2015 ·

Seward Community Foundation awards first mini-grants of 2015

In January the Seward Community Foundation (SCF) awarded minigrants to three nonprofit organizations in Seward. A minigrant was awarded to Seward Senior Center to provide low income seniors who are participating in the USDA Commodity Subsidy Food Distribution program at the Seward Senior Center with a $50 Safeway Gift Card during the winter season to augment their ability to purchase […]

January 26, 2015 ·
Unfaithful Lovers to perform in Seward January 30 & 31

Unfaithful Lovers to perform in Seward January 30 & 31

  Composed of band members Danny Cronk (Guitar, Vocals), Shannon Marie (Vocals, Guitar) and Matt Faubion (Mandolin, Vocals), the Unfaithful Lovers are an Anchorage band that describe themselves as “Rough-and-rowdy bluegrass and hard-driving folk.” They will be performing at the Yukon Bar on January 30 & 31 beginning at 9PM. For more information about the Unfaithful Lovers, please visit them on Facebook or hear their music on […]

January 26, 2015 ·
Kenai Fjords National Park YCC Program Announces Openings for 2015 Summer Season

Kenai Fjords National Park YCC Program Announces Openings for 2015 Summer Season

If you are 15-18 years old, like the outdoors, and are looking for a fun summer job, this opportunity is for you! This summer Kenai Fjords National Park is offering several positions to local youth interested in working for the Federal Youth Conservation Corps (YCC).  Students will have a chance to engage visitors, learn what it takes to maintain the […]

January 26, 2015 ·

“Tips for Successful Grantwriting” Workshop – February 9th

Tips for Successful Grantwriting Monday, February 9, 2015               5:30 – 7:30pm Seward Library/Museum Community Room (Downstairs) Join Seward Community Foundation (SCF) advisory board member and professional grant writer, Madelyn Walker, for a free seminar to help tune your grant writing skills. Beginning grant writers welcome – we’ll look at the basics, diffuse the grant […]

January 24, 2015 ·

Measles and you

by Brent A. Ursel PA-C Everyone knows that Disneyland is the happiest place on earth and any child can name numerous Disney characters. Unfortunately, Disneyland is now becoming known for something not fun or magic at all-measles. According to the CDC (Centers for Disease control) 68 California residents, 3 Utah residents, 2 Washington residents, 1 Colorado resident, 1 Oregon resident, and 1 […]

January 24, 2015 ·
Public Involvement in Superintendent of Schools Selection

Public Involvement in Superintendent of Schools Selection

KPBSD News Release – Soldotna, January 23, 2015— The KPBSD Board of Education seeks public input into its process to select a superintendent of schools. The school board has sole responsibility for the selection of candidates, final interviews, and selection of the superintendent, but would like to consider the views and interests of the public to help guide those decisions. A […]

January 24, 2015 ·

8 Steps to Turn Your House into a Hot Property!

On your mark, get set…SELL! How can a home stand out from the competition when there are several homes for sale at similar prices in the neighborhood, or worse on the same street? Consider these home staging tips for home sellers, provided by home staging expert Debra Gould, also known as The Staging Diva®: 1. Use higher-wattage bulbs. Bright rooms […]

January 24, 2015 ·

Veterans State Service Officer Visit

Lisa Robinson, VFW State Service Officer, will be available at the Seward Job Center  809 Second Avenue on Monday, January 26 from 1:00 to 4:00pm to answer questions about VA entitlements and provide FREE assistance filling out the application forms. All Veterans are welcome – VFW membership is not a requirement.

January 23, 2015 ·

Opinion: Blaming oil tax reform for Alaska’s current budget deficit is just plain wrong

By Jim Jansen – Our budget deficit today is a result of low oil prices, low oil production and overspending, not oil tax reform. A group of Native leaders, unions, businessmen and thousands of Alaskans who care deeply about Alaska’s long-term economic future led a three-year campaign to reform oil taxes to stop the decline of oil production. We spent […]

January 23, 2015 ·
Local kids bluegrass band leaves its mark on Anchorage Folk Festival

Local kids bluegrass band leaves its mark on Anchorage Folk Festival

By Heidi Zemach for SCN – The six youngsters from Seward and Moose Pass who make up Snow River String Band performed Saturday afternoon at the Anchorage Folk Festival, at Wendy Williamson Auditorium at the University of Alaska Anchorage campus. It was their second performance at the festival—the last one a year ago, not very long after they had first […]

January 23, 2015 ·
Live at the Library with Seward Musicians January 31

Live at the Library with Seward Musicians January 31

January 23, 2015 ·

Putting Poems in State Parks: Poems in Place invites you to join us

Poems in Place Kickoff Events in Seward February 6th & 7th Poems in Place places poems by Alaskan writers on permanent signs in two of Alaska’s State Parks each year. This year we are seeking poems for Caines Head State Recreational Area, Seward and Fort Abercrombie State Historical Park, Kodiak. ~ An Evening of Poetry will be held at Resurrect […]

January 22, 2015 ·

An Invitation for Poetry Submissions for Alaska’s State Parks

What might happen when the old knowing that lives inside poetry marries the voices of wind, river, forest, the pull of the tide, or the quiet rhythm of a lake and is available to all who pass by? From February 1 to April 1, 2015, Poems in Place invites Alaskans to submit poems for Caines Head Recreation Area, near Seward […]

January 22, 2015 ·

Oil/Chemical Tanker Loses Propulsion Near Anchorage

US Coast Guard Petty Officer First Class, Shawn Eggert reports that Pyxis Theta, a 600-foot oil/chemical tanker lost propulsion after leaving Port of Anchorage on Wednesday, Jan. 21. Coast Guard has no reports of injuries or pollution linked to the incident. Eggert said that USCG did not deploy assets to the scene. Tugs Glacier Wind and Stellar Wind escorted Pyxis […]

January 22, 2015 ·