Recent News & Information

PUBLIC NOTICE: Salmon Creek Flood Control Project, Seward, AK

Please review the “Draft Interim Integrated Feasibility Report, Environmental Assessment and Draft Finding of No Significant Impact” for the Alaska District, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ flood control project at Salmon Creek, near Seward, Alaska. The project’s public notice is also attached and provides instructions on how to access the report on the Corps’ web site and how to submit written […]

May 28, 2015 ·

Refuge Celebrates Grand Opening of Visitor Center in Soldotna

Kenai National Wildlife Refuge News Release – May 27, 2015 – Kenai National Wildlife Refuge will celebrate the Grand Opening of your new Visitor Center on Saturday, May 30, from 1:00- 5:00pm. At the top of Ski Hill Road in Soldotna, the new Visitor Center sits tucked into the hillside surrounded by boreal forest. The building features a sod roof, […]

May 28, 2015 ·

Job Opening at the Library Museum

CITY OF SEWARD POSITION ANNOUNCEMENT The City of Seward is hiring a Library Museum Technician. This is a regular, full-time position, with benefits, paying $15.57/hr. Performs difficult and complex tasks based upon detailed knowledge of particular library, museum and information technology functions. Responsible for quality control of library museum records. Manages and implements interlibrary loan, notary and passport agency procedures. […]

May 28, 2015 ·

2nd Annual Alaska Halibut Event for the Wounded Warriors in Action Foundation (WWIA) Heroes

Seward, AK: 06 JUN – 10 JUN 2015 Wounded Warriors in Action Foundation (WWIA) is hosting yet another great event for Purple Heart recipients in Seward, AK.  The WWIA in conjunction with Host John Moline, owner of Kenai Fjords Bed and Breakfast and President of INN and OUT Charters, Inc. is proud to offer the 2nd annual WWIA Alaska Halibut […]

May 28, 2015 ·

SBCFSA Regular Meeting June 1

The Seward/Bear Creek Flood Service Area will hold a regular board meeting at 6:00 pm, Monday, June 1, 2015.  The agenda includes Permits for Review KRC11289 Williams Construction of New Home, Letters from Zimmerman and Murkawsky/Mezirow Regarding Lost Creek, Proposal to Gather and Collect GPS Control, Establishing June and July Work Session Topics, and Informational Item Public Notice of Change […]

May 28, 2015 ·

Firefighters battle 61-acre blaze near Hope

Firefighters battle 61-acre blaze near Hope, Alaska.  See the Peninsula Clarion for more information. http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-05-22/firefighters-battle-61-acre-blaze-near-hope

May 27, 2015 ·

Kenai Fjords Tours Receives Award of Excellence from Trip Advisor

CIRI Alaska Tourism News Release – The world’s largest travel site, TripAdvisor, has once again awarded Kenai Fjords Tours and Talkeetna Alaskan Lodge with their prestigious Award of Excellence. Only 10 percent of worldwide businesses listed on TripAdvisor receive this prestigious accolade, which honors hospitality excellence and is given only to establishments consistently achieving outstanding traveler reviews on TripAdvisor. To […]

May 27, 2015 ·

Museum exhibit highlights longtime businesses

Resurrection Bay Historical Society will be hosting the opening of a new Seward Museum exhibit on Thursday, May 28 from 7-8 p.m. The exhibit highlights “Brown & Hawkins” and “Urbachs,” two Seward businesses that have served residents and non-residents alike for 100 years. Please join us for this special event. An RBHS membership meeting will follow at 8 p.m.

May 27, 2015 ·

Community Supports Graduates of 2015

They did it!  The Class of 2015 graduated last week and with the support of the community many of them will be continuing their education in the fall.  Local donations totaled a remarkable $57,775.00!   We would like to thank all of the businesses and staff that contributed scholarships to the senior class:   Seward Businesses Scholarships Active Abilities Alaska SeaLife […]

May 26, 2015 ·

Job announcement

Portage Transport is seeking a full time, year around van truck driver. Must have a class B CDL with ability to attain a haz mat endorsement. Must be detail orientated, able to handle high stress situation, ability to make customer service first priory, clean driving record, clean criminal history and able to pass drug testing. Pay is DOE, competitive to […]

May 25, 2015 ·

Job Opening at the Alaska SeaLife Center

Sales and Cafe Agent This position is responsible for Front of House Reservations and Ticketing functions, Customer Service and Sales of all admission, tours, encounters, as well as visitor information capture and completion of the annual Visitor Survey. Café functions include taking and fulfilling orders in a timely, accurate and friendly manner, as well as cleaning and stocking of inventory. […]

May 25, 2015 ·
COMMUNITY-WIDE POT LUCK ON MAY 29!!!

COMMUNITY-WIDE POT LUCK ON MAY 29!!!

The Seward Paddling Association is excited to announce that this year’s season kick-off pot luck will be this coming Friday, May 29!  Everyone is welcome to attend… let’s celebrate the 2015 summer! When :  Friday, May 29 2015 at 7:00 pm Where :  The waterfront pavilion in Seward Why :  To celebrate the summer & our love of water sports… […]

May 25, 2015 ·
EMS Responds to Collision in Moose Pass

EMS Responds to Collision in Moose Pass

Shortly after 3:15 p.m. on Saturday, May 23, two small vehicles collided violently in Moose Pass on the Seward Highway. State Troopers, USDA Forest Service law enforcement and units of Moose Pass and Bear Creek emergency medical services rushed to the scene and rendered aid.

May 23, 2015 ·

Coast Guard Cutter Mustang responds to fuel spill in Cook Inlet

United States Coast Guard District 17, Alaska News Release – Coast Guard, agency partners respond to fuel spill in Cook Inlet, Alaska ANCHORAGE, Alaska — Personnel from the Coast Guard, Department of the Interior, Fish and Wildlife Service, Alaska Department of Conservation, Bureau of Indian Affairs and Cook Inlet Regional Citizen Advisory Council are responding to a report of a […]

May 23, 2015 ·
KCHU Radio Spring Newsletter

KCHU Radio Spring Newsletter

Thank You! On behalf of all of us at KCHU, our listeners & the Board of Directors, Thank You!  A sincere thanks to the many new & renewing members who pledged during our spring drive! We almost reached $20,000. The Spring drive was one of the most successful in the past many years thanks to supporters like you! The House budget has […]

May 23, 2015 ·

First Trail Race of the Summer!

The Dixon/Holden Memorial Tonsina 5K Race will be held in May this year, on Sunday, May 31 at 10:00 am. In lieu of a registration fee, donations are accepted which go to endowments set up in memory of Jerry Dixon and his nephew, mountaineer Seth Holden. For all details, please go to dixonholden5k.weebly.com, or call Kipp Dixon at 362-1270. Family friendly event!

May 23, 2015 ·
Roy Dougherty Memorial Today – Sat. May 23

Roy Dougherty Memorial Today – Sat. May 23

The memorial for Roy Dougherty is today at the Branson Pavilion near the waterfront playground from 2-11 PM.

May 23, 2015 ·
Temporary Summer Library & Museum Hours

Temporary Summer Library & Museum Hours

The Library’s temporary hours will be in place until  we are fully staffed. We apologize for any inconvenience caused by the limited evening hours. The earthquake movie, “Waves Over Seward” will begin its seasonal screening on Tuesday, May 26th.  The film will be shown Monday thru Saturday at 2:00 PM.  The Museum admission fee of $5 includes entry to the film. […]

May 22, 2015 ·

U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Proposes Changes to Public Use Regulations for Kenai National Wildlife Refuge

U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service Press Release – U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Proposes Changes to Public Use Regulations for Kenai National Wildlife Refuge Rule aims to balance public use and safety with resource conservation May 20, 2015 – The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service today published a proposed rule that maintains protections for the world-class natural resources of the Kenai […]

May 22, 2015 ·
Be safe with wildland fire this Memorial Day Weekend

Be safe with wildland fire this Memorial Day Weekend

Alaska Interagency Coordination Center News Release – May 20, 2015 Fairbanks, Alaska — With extreme fire danger levels around much of the state and no relief in sight heading into the Memorial Day Weekend, wildfire officials in Alaska urge extreme caution with any kind of activity that could spark a wildfire. Lack of precipitation this spring and hot, dry weather […]

May 22, 2015 ·

Talkeetna Alaskan Lodge and Resurrection Roadhouse at Seward Windsong Lodge Earn Wine Spectator Award of Excellence again

CIRI Alaska Tourism Press Release – May 19, 2015 Once again, the carefully selected wine collections and culinary creations of Talkeetna Alaskan Lodge and Resurrection Roadhouse at Seward Windsong Lodge have won the nod of approval for the Wine Spectator’s Award of Excellence. Since 1981, Wine Spectator’s Restaurant Wine List Awards has recognized the world’s best wine lists. Restaurant establishments […]

May 22, 2015 ·

The Dirty Hands perform at the Res Art May 24

“The Dirty Hands” live at Resurrect Art Coffee House Sunday May 24th at 7:00 p.m. $10 at the door The Dirty Hands describe themselves as “displaced Georgians, mostly” adding that their sound is influenced by “yesterday and days before it.” To the layman, however, The Dirty Hands could easily be lumped in the Alt-Country genre whilst teetering on a Tom Waitsian abyss. […]

May 21, 2015 ·
Seward's Class of 2015 stands before the graduation ceremony. Not all shown. Heidi Zemach photo.

Class of 2015 graduates an independent group

By proud mom Heidi Zemach for SCN – I expected to be more emotional. After all, my last child was graduating high school. But instead I felt an overwhelming sense of relief, both for myself and my husband, and for Hannah and her 50 classmates for making it through. The thrill was tinged with dread for what their futures lives […]

May 21, 2015 ·

SUNNY COVE SEA KAYAKING AWARDED 2015 TRIPADVISOR CERTIFICATE OF EXCELLENCE

Recognized as a Top Performing Tour Company as Reviewed by Travelers on the World’s Largest Travel Site Seward, Alaska – May 21, 2015 –Sunny Cove Sea Kayaking today announced that it has received a TripAdvisor® Certificate of Excellence award. Now in its fifth year, the award celebrates excellence in hospitality and is given only to establishments that consistently achieve great traveler […]

May 21, 2015 ·
Shakespeare’s “Macbeth” comes to Seward

Shakespeare’s “Macbeth” comes to Seward

The Seward Arts Council is thrilled to bring one of Shakespeare’s most tragic plays to Seward. Macbeth just finished a three week run at Cyrano’s Playhouse with rave reviews and packed houses. The show will travel to Seward and perform on June 6th at 8pm and June 7th at 4pm at the Seward High School Theater. Admission is $15 for […]

May 21, 2015 ·
“Every Hero has a Story” Summer Reading Program

“Every Hero has a Story” Summer Reading Program

Every Hero Has a Story is Seward Community Library’s Summer Reading Program theme for preschool and elementary school students. Families are invited to the annual Kick-Off Party on Saturday, May 30th from Noon-2:00pm for free food & fun! This program, coordinated in partnership with the Seward/Moose Pass Imagination Library, provides a fun way to include reading and related activities in […]

May 21, 2015 ·