For over 30 years, Seward Volunteer Fire Department (SVFD) and the good people of Seward have been providing local kids and families with gifts to put under the Christmas tree through the Seward Angel Tree Program. Last year, almost 60 families in need received toys, diapers, warm clothing, and household items through the program, which is almost completely fueled by […]
ANCHORAGE, Alaska — The Alaska Railroad (ARRC) has named Christy Terry as Port Manager, Seward. Terry fills the position most recently...
By Heidi Zemach for SCN- Music will find a way, despite the lack of a Seward Schools music teacher. When students arrived at school...
By Rick Smeriglio for SCN — State of Alaska’s fiscal woes and what to do about them will continue to occupy a place at center stage...
Recent News & Information
The Alaska SeaLife Center is currently recruiting for two positions: Security Officer Network Support Technician Please visit the Employment page at www.alaskasealife.org to apply.
Coming this Friday to the Skip and Marie Fletcher Winter Family Movie Series movie goers can look forward to Shaun The Sheep (PG) at 6pm followed by Unbroken (PG-13) at 8pm. Tickets are $1/person and go on sale 30 minutes before showtime. The Seward High School Boster will be on-site running the Concessions Stand as a HS Basketball Fundraiser. It […]
Seward PTA Wreath and Garland Pick Up! Your Seward PTA Wreath and/or Garland will be available for pick up on Tuesday after 3pm. There is a slight chance of delay due to weather and trucking. Wreaths may not be available until Wednesday. Pick-up at HERTZ on Port Avenue Hertz hours of operation 8am to 5pm, Monday – Friday. Please pick up […]
The Seward/Bear Creek Flood Service Area board will hold a regular meeting Monday, December 7th at 6:00 pm at the KPB Seward Annex office in Sea View Plaza at 302 Railway Ave, Suite 122. Public is welcomed. For more information contact the SBCFSA Office at 302 Railway Ave, Suite 123, 9 am – 3 pm, Monday – Thursday. Please note […]
Seward Little League would like to thank the Seward Community Foundation in helping us to continue to Play Ball!
The Seward Community Foundation helps […]
These large, seemingly happy turkeys were seen strutting around their Camelot Subdivision neighborhood on Thanksgiving.
The Kenai National Wildlife Refuge announces that the Refuge will open for Christmas tree cutting from Thanksgiving Day, Thursday, November 26, 2015, through Christmas Day, Thursday, December 25, 2015. Trees are free for personal use with a limit of one per household. Trees may be taken anywhere on the Refuge with hand tools, except within 150 feet of a road, lake, stream, trail, […]
Seward Harbor 360 Hotel is running a special $69 room rate for anyone involved in or attending the Seward Holiday Weekend from December 3rd – 6th. Call our reservations line at (907) 865-6224 or visit our website at www.harbor360hotel.com for more information.
Winter in Alaska provides us many opportunities to enjoy the outdoors, or to spend some quality time indoors too. Staying warm while it’s cold outside is a primary concern to most all of us, but there can be unforeseen hazards from the odorless, colorless gas, Carbon Monoxide. This product of combustion results in deaths each winter across the nation and […]
The holidays are a wonderful time of year, full of joyous celebrations and time with loved ones. However, many people find that holiday cheer comes with an uninvited guest. Extra pounds. Seasonal baking, feasting, and parties can be a stumbling block for even the most well-intentioned individual. Here are a few tips to help keep those sneaky extra pounds from […]
By Heidi Zemach for SCN – Francisco B. Sanchez, the new District Ranger for the Chugach National Forest Seward ranger district, has a challenging job ahead. He will manage the forest and supervise 45 permanent full-time year-round employees, and another 50-55 summertime employees. Sanchez, who hails from New Mexico, has worked with the forest service for 30 years, progressing up […]
Christmas Break at the Seward Pool Dec 19 -Jan 3, 2016 Closed Dec 24, 25, Jan 1 Open Swim T & Th 1:30 2:50 pm M & W 6:30 7:50 pm Lap Swim M & W 6:30 8:am, 5:00 6:30 pm T & Th 11:00 12:30, 5:00 6:30 pm Parent & Tot Swim T […]
Bjorn Olson has bicycled over from Homer to screen his feature film, ‘Heart of Alaska’. The film will play in Seward one night before traveling on to Cordova, Valdez and Anchorage, where it has been accepted into the Anchorage International Film Festival. The film will screen at the KM Rae Building at 6:30 PM on Tuesday the 24th. Cost is […]
We have done many fun things this year with the generous support of the Seward Community Foundation, like going to the Performing Arts Center, halibut fishing, zip lining, skiing, horseback riding and so much more! We are thankful for the Seward Community Foundation believing in our TRAILS program. Thank you Seward Community Foundation! TRAILS promotes fun, safe, adaptive, and […]
SEWARD UNLEASHED VOL. II is on the drawing board right now… Get your Seward story published in 2016! Seward Unleashed Volume I was a literary success in 2014 and Volume II is underway to preserve the character, color and adventure of community members in the Seward surrounding area. We invite writers of all ages, styles, and stories to reflect on […]
This Thanksgiving week we want to express our heartfelt thanks to the Seward community for the outpouring of support we’ve received for the Skip and Marie Fletcher Winter Family Movie Series as we’ve gotten this project up and running this fall. There will be no movies shown this Friday as our volunteers take a break to spend the long weekend […]
By Heidi Zemach for SCN- Word that the Food and Drug Administration had approved the human consumption of a genetically modified animal for the first time ever Thursday, the dreaded “Frankenfish,” traveled fast in Alaska. Several Seward residents SCN spoke with were not happy about its implications, either for the Alaska fishing industry, or for consumers. In a town that prides […]
Alaska Delegation Responds to FDA Approval of GE Salmon Marks First Ever Approval of GE Animal for Human Consumption Washington, D.C. – After years of pushback from consumers, scientific experts and fishing interests, today the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) announced the first ever “approval for a genetically engineered animal intended for food, AquAdvantage Salmon.” The Alaska Congressional Delegation, […]
From the City Clerk and National Weather Service: HIGH WIND WARNING IN EFFECT FROM NOON TODAY TO 9 PM AKST THIS EVENING FOR TURNAGAIN ARM AND HIGHER ELEVATIONS, THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN ANCHORAGE HAS ISSUED A HIGH WIND WARNING,WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM NOON TODAY TO 9 PM AKST THIS EVENING. LOCATION,ALONG TURNAGAIN ARM AND HIGHER ELEVATIONS. WIND,SOUTHEAST WIND […]
There is still time to order your Seward PTA Wreath or Garland! Click HERE to order! Checkout what your contribution will help bring to Seward schools in April 2016! Watch the video posted below. Click HERE to order your wreath and garland!
By Heidi Zemach for SCN – Seward area residents often keep an eye on the Lowell Creek Diversion Tunnel, and its outflow known locally as the “waterfall.” Especially during flood season or when it’s been raining hard for days or weeks. The U.S. Army Corps of Engineer’s pre-World War II-era tunnel is both admired and feared because, although the aging […]
Port City Players will be holding auditions for their winter production of the musical Peter Pan. Auditions will be held at the United Methodist Church located 321 Fourth Ave from 4-7pm on December 15th and 16th. Please bring a short song to showcase your vocal talents and be prepared to cold read from the script. Based on J.M. Barrie’s classic […]
The Alaska Training Cooperative presents: Mental Health First Aid Similar to First Aid and CPR, Mental Health First Aid teaches you how to help those experiencing mental heath problems until professional help is available. Who: All are welcome. This is a non-clinical public education training for anyone. What: Mental Health First Aid Date/Time: December 22, 2015 from 8:30am-5:00pm […]