The Travel Channel will be airing a special on Seward named Alaska Starts Here. The premier is tomorrow Sunday, November 23rd at 9 PM according to their schedule HERE. From the Travel Channel: “Alaska Starts Here The weathered, worn, time-hardened port city of Seward, AK, explodes to 10 times its population every summer, offering untamed, raw Alaska adventures like wrestling monster […]
Heidi Zemach for SCN – Marvin Tapsfield learned late in the summer that the Rez Fitness Center in downtown Seward was for sale,...
Press Release - ANCHORAGE, ALASKA – The Alaska Native Science & Engineering Program (ANSEP) is currently hosting 48 middle-school...
By Heidi Zemach for Seward City News – Dot, a mature four-year-old giant Pacific octopus collected across from the Fox Island...
Recent News & Information
SPRD Bulletin… URBACHS youth Basketball is right around the corner! Saturdays at Sports & Rec January 24th – March 21st Preschool through 5th grade. Sat, Jan 10th there will be a FREE Jamboree where you can meet the coaches, work on your skill and scrimmage with your friends at 10am. Register by Dec 19th to receive a complimentary team jersey, […]
Following our beloved Veteran’s Day Program here at Seward Elementary School, a black baseball cap, USCGC Mobile Bay WTGB 103, was left behind. If this is yours, please stop by Seward Elementary School office, or give us a call at 224-3356 if we can drop it off somewhere for you. Thank you for your service!
“That is the most frequent question I have been asked since coming to Seward Community Health Center back in April,” said Pat Linton, Executive Director. “Now, after months of recruiting and interviewing, we are happy to announce that two board certified family medicine physicians will be starting with us full time in early 2015. Both of these physicians have strong […]
From the Seward City Clerk – The Special City Council meeting for the City Manager’s evaluation has been canceled. The matter will come before the City Council to reschedule at their December 8, 2014 meeting.
Clifton William Simons, aged 53, died suddenly on November 1, 2014 in Barrow, Alaska. He was born in Binghamton, N.Y., and grew up in Macedon, N.Y. After graduating from Palmyra Macedon Central School, he went to the University of Alaska Fairbanks where he earned a bachelor’s degree in Criminal Justice. He worked in the Probation Department at Spring Creek Correctional […]
The Civil Air Patrol Cadet Great Start program will commence Thursday, December 4 at 17:30 (5:30-7:30 pm) at the silver CAP hanger on the Seward airport. This will begin a 5-7 week orientation to the Civil Air Patrol Cadet program. Cadets who complete all activities in this orientation will earn promotion to Cadet Airman and receive their first orientation flight […]
Support Firefighters statewide through the Alaska State Firefighters Association. For more information, please visit http://www.alaskastatefirefighters.org/DayofGuns.aspx.
On Sunday, a blustery, rainy day, I was amazed to see spouts and fins in the middle of Resurrection Bay from Lowell Point Beach. As I watched, the small pod of Orcas moved steadily south of Tonsina Point. Suddenly, one erupted from the water, turned on its back, and smashed into the water with a huge splash! I never expected […]
Blackwater Railroad Company, Seward’s own band, is going on break for the months of December and January. “We’re ready for what’s next, and we have to prepare for that.” says band member Katy Larkin. “We have so many goals but with the number of shows we’ve been playing, it’s been hard to commit the time and energy to make those […]
The Seward Recreation Committee Meeting has been canceled today due to a lack of a quorum.
In conjunction with the Boys and Girls Club-Seward clubhouse, the FAB 4/5 class at Seward Elementary is still running the “Super Supply Drive” until Thanksgiving. We are in search of any necessities that you would be willing to donate. Some items of need are: *canned food *blankets *socks and other undergarments *personal hygiene products such as deodorant and soap Donated […]
Michael Marshall signed his commitment letter to run cross country at Black Hills State University in Spearfish, South Dakota Friday in front of friends and family. Michael is on a partial athletic scholarship and will be running for BHSU next fall. It is always great to see our Seahawks go on to compete at the next level and we are […]
Click link for FOX Alaska News story on Seward Middle School: Seward Middle School eats their Fruits and Veggies. According to the Center for Disease Control, childhood obesity has more than quadrupled in adolescents – and folks in the city of Seward have decided to do something about it. Seward Middle School is competing for the nutri-bullet program – which […]
A good time was had Saturday in the Library Museum at our celebration of the season. Music and dancing in the stacks, family story time, face painting, kids crafts, museum open and free, awesome finger foods and cider. Valarie Kingsland and the library staff, Resurrection Bay Historical Society and the Friends of the library want to thank the community for […]
It’s time to start planning your holiday shopping and some early December fun! The Seward Holiday Arts and Crafts Fair will take place December 5-6 at the cruise ship terminal (aka the Dale R. Lindsey Alaska Railroad Seward Intermodal Terminal). The event will feature more than 80 vendors, food , photos with Santa, live music, and the Kenai Crewsers famous […]
By Ron Niebrugge – Saturday evening, Seward, Alaska. Someone water skiing in front of the house on Saturday night in Seward, Alaska. Crazy – as much of the lower 48 battles cold and snow, we have had beautiful days this past week that often broke 50 degrees! To see more of Ron Niebrugge’s work, please visit www.wildnatureimages.com and http://www.my-photo-blog.com/.
Alaska SeaLife Center Press Release – Give Thanks for Species Rescued From the Brink of Extinction Accredited zoos and aquariums are saving more than 30 endangered species and the Alaska SeaLife Center Plays a Leading Role. Steller’s eider Seward, Alaska (November 17, 2014) – As American families prepare for the annual ritual of giving thanks, they can add to their […]
It’s not too late to dress up your door and spread a bit of holiday cheer! Order your wreath or garland now! Click here for Order Form We must receive the form by Friday, November 21st. Thank you!
By R. Smeriglio for SCN – Seward and the rest of Alaska use lots of energy and pay high dollars for it. Alaskan businesses and consumers pay, but few here benefit from the high costs. The presenters, exhibitors and sponsors of the Seward Energy Fair addressed that issue with solid information, tangible products and more than little enthusiasm. George Roe […]
By Dawn McDevitt – I grew up not knowing my real father, with a hard working single mom who married when I was 5. By age 11 her husband adopted me. I wouldn’t say I had a horrible life but it was not easy. My adoptive dad was very strict, quick tempered, and harsh with his words. I being the […]
The Split Knuckle Theatre will perform “Endurance” at 7:00 p.m. (door opens at 6:30 pm) Sunday, Nov. 16, in the Seward High School Theater [one night only, rated PG-13 for thematic elements] and will be presented by the Seward Arts Council, Port City Players, Seward Community Foundation, the Rasmussen Foundation, NEA and Harper Arts Touring Fund (for travel). $12 admission […]
PUBLIC NOTICE Seward Recreation Committee Meeting A Special Ad Hoc Citizen Advisory Committee Wednesday, November 19, 2014 at 12:00 p.m. Teen & Youth Center 336 Third Avenue, Rec Room Seward, Alaska ALL PUBLIC IS WELCOME TO ATTEND. (Note: Time & Location Varies For Each Meeting) Click here to view the agenda.
The next Seward State Parks Advisory Board Meeting will be held on November 18th from 5-7pm at the AVTEC Culinary Arts building in the Banquette room. The public is always welcome to attend and encouraged to provide comments.