Planners Grapple with Conflicts Between Resurrection River and Airport

By Rick Smeriglio for SCN —

Resurrection River flows to the sea through a broad plain between the mountains. Territorial authorities in 1920 built a gravel landing strip at the extreme downstream end of the floodplain….

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2016 Cruise Ship Schedule

Please find the 2016 cruise ship schedule here

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Bear Lake Survey Analysis

The Seward Rotary Club has released their analysis results in repsonse to the recently aquired land at Bear Lake by the Kenai Peninsula Borough. See links below.

Link to PDF Document: Bear Lake Survey Analysis

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Lack of Summer Rentals Affects Seward's Growth

By Seward Properties –

I always cringe inside when I have to give out the same answer this time of year. “Sorry, we don’t have any summer rentals available…Try Seward Housing on FaceBook…Good luck!” We try to be as pos…

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Recent News & Information

12th Annual Resurrection Bay Beach & Watershed Cleanup: Saturday May 21, 2016

Come help clean up Resurrection Bay beaches and it’s watershed! Boat transportation will be provided to outer beaches (weather permitting). For more information (including past videos), please visit the RBCA website: http://www.rbca-alaska.org/page6/page21/page21.html Please email the cleanup organizer Tim Johnson at johnsonkeagle@arctic.net to reserve a spot on the boats. Boat space […]

Meet Tim Cronin: Seward Elementary Staff Member

Meet Tim Cronin: Seward Elementary Staff Member

Get to know your Seward schools! For the next few weeks we will be featuring staff members and teachers from all three Seward public schools. Today’s feature: Tim Cronin   1. Tell us about your academic or work background:  I attended Central Michigan University and studied Sports Medicine and Psychology. […]

City of Seward Burn Permit Requirements

City of Seward Burn Permit Requirements

City of Seward Release –  Burn Permit Requirements Now that spring has arrived, the men and women of the Seward Fire Department would like to remind everyone that a burn permit is required year round within the City of Seward City limits for all open burning with the exception of […]

Seward Middle School 6 & 7 Minute Mile Club

Seward Middle School 6 & 7 Minute Mile Club

6 Minute Mile Club: 5:22 Connor Spanos, 5:27 Neil Lindquist, 5:47 Max Pfeiffenberger, 5:52 Trey Ingalls, 5:54 Shane Sullivan, 5:58 Jaden Vandyke, 7 Minute Mile Club: 6:02 Isaiah Bivins, 6:05 Michael Honebein, 6:09 Bjorn Nilsson, 6:19 Hunter Hollingsworth, 6:26 Joshua Park, 6:28 Levi Deboard, 6:31 Tommy Cronin, 6:31 Joshua Delacruz, […]

2nd Annual Poetry Slam May 5

Everyone is invited to attend the Poetry Slam at Resurrection Art coffeehouse at 6pm on Thursday, May 5.  Students ages 13-19 will be competing for a slot on the Alaskan team which will represent the state at Brave New Voices in Washington, DC this summer.  Elena Hamner won last year […]

Seward Windsong Lodge announces promotions

Seward Windsong Lodge announces promotions

CIRI Alaska Tourism Press Release – Seward, AK: Seward Windsong Lodge is a 180 room full service lodge with an onsite three meal a day restaurant and banquet facilities that can accommodate 200 guests. It is located a short five minute drive north of downtown Seward. Restaurants on site include The Resurrection Roadhouse and Goliath Bar […]

Kayak found

A kayak was discovered in the bushes along Resurrection River, and it appears it may have been there for over a year. If you are missing a kayak, please contact  gpeck@arctic.net.

Joint Library Catalog and PIN Fix

Joint Library Catalog and PIN Fix

The Joint Library Catalog is Live!  The Seward Community Library & Museum joined the Joint Library Catalog (JLC), a consortium of 78 libraries across Alaska, on April 27, 2016.  This shared catalog serves over 65% of Alaska with over 3.5 million items.   Check out our new catalog at  www.cityofseward.us/libmuscatalog. The […]

SENIOR CRUISE SPECIAL

SENIOR CRUISE SPECIAL

GRAY WHALE-WATCHING CRUISE SPECIAL FOR SENIORS FRIDAY, MAY 6th, ON RESURRECTION BAY, 12:00pm-4:00pm, IN HONOR OF OLDER AMERICANS MONTH (MAY). Discounted tickets of $38 each are being offered to seniors age 60 and older to enjoy a gray whale-watching tour aboard a Major Marines vessel.  The discounted tickets are offered  to seniors of Seward, Moose Pass, and […]

Free Children’s Books at the Used Book Sale

Free Children’s Books at the Used Book Sale

The books are out! The Used Book Sale begins today in the community room of the Seward Community Library Museum, 11am – 6pm and 11am to final sale hour tomorrow and shut down by 6pm. Did you know that all children’s books through Young Adult are free? We have free […]

1st Friday Art Walk at the Senior Center

Don’t miss the Seward Senior Center on your tour of area exhibits for 1st Friday Art Walk, May 6th, open from 6:00-8:00pm.  Artists will be on hand to share their creations and will also be actively working on in-process pieces.   Join the artists at the Seward Senior Center, upstairs, 336 Third Avenue.