Why Seward Has a Waterfront Campground & How It Works

The first time we came to Seward, we camped in a small backpacking tent at the Seward Waterfront Park and Campground. It was October 2015, chilly and the rain fell continuously throughout the night. The next day, we found…

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20 Years of the Tsunami Bowl, Will Seward Keep Hosting?

This past weekend, Seward hosted the Alaska Tsunami National Ocean Sciences Bowl for its 20th year, an academic competition that brought in 120 high school students and 80 judges and volunteers from around the State of Al…

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SCN Crazy Snowfall Picture Contest

It looks like good old fashioned winter in Seward, Alaska has returned after a three-year hiatus. This past week has leaned toward the extreme side of snowfall in a short period of time.  The snow piles at the home office…

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Going Big - Green and Gold Style

The following article was written by Seward High School junior Kendyl Morris.  For more cheerleading pictures, as well as other articles, visit the student news source.  http://shstoday.org/

With all the intense basket…

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City Council: Animal Shelter Funding & New Electric Meters

Last night’s City Council meeting was one of the briefer that I’ve attended. It was straight to business and proceeded quickly through the agenda. The meeting was attended by Council Members: Bardarson, Keil, Casagranda, …

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Recent News & Information

NASP Youth Archery

NASP Youth Archery

The National Archery in Schools Program (NASP) has been in the Elementary and Middle Schools for 4 years. With grant money, we recently purchased equipment to start it in the high school as well. We are going to be doing an evening program for Middle School (6th – 8th grade) and […]

Social Security Opportunity at Library

Wednesday, February 22nd, 12:00pm-2:00pm upstairs at the Seward Community Library. FEBRUARY TOPIC:  SOCIAL SECURITY & MEDICARE–WHEN & HOW TO FILE This is an interactive O.W.L. (Online Web Learning) program intended to inform and provide discussion with the local community in Social Security matters.  Presentations will be offered monthly on the […]

The Nightingale, Community Book Read, March 4th

The Nightingale, Community Book Read, March 4th

Do you have your book in hand yet? Read the book already? We are getting ready for the Community Book Read event with author Kristin Hannah calling in to discuss her best seller, The Nightingale. Limited books are available at the library front desk, or on the library catalog. “Named […]

February 23 History Program Looks at Iditarod Trail

Feb. 23 history program looks at dog mushing Say the words “Iditarod Trail” and everyone’s thoughts turn to dog mushing. And who better than local historian and Iditarod Trail enthusiast Lee Poleske to present a program about both the trail and a legendary dog mushing race? Lee will start off […]

SCN Crazy Snowfall Picture Contest

SCN Crazy Snowfall Picture Contest

It looks like good old fashioned winter in Seward, Alaska has returned after a three-year hiatus. This past week has leaned toward the extreme side of snowfall in a short period of time.  The snow piles at the home office of Seward City News are up to the second story windows […]

Pre-Hospital Trauma Life Support in Seward – March 25-26, 2017

Providence Seward Medical Center Trauma Program in conjunction with the Alaska State Trauma Program is offering a two day Pre-Hospital Trauma Life Support Class Saturday and Sunday March 25-26 from 8-5 both days.    This class is the gold standard in trauma education for EMS and is geared toward Emergency Medical Responders […]

In Memory of Donald Leon Mai

In Memory of Donald Leon Mai

MAI, Donald Leon 80, died January 18, 2017 at his home in Oro Valley, Arizona. Don was born on March 26, 1936 in Finney County, Kansas, the fourth of five sons of Adam and Amelia (Killian) Mai. He graduated from Fort Hays State University and taught in southwestern Kansas before […]

Seward Weather Watch, Weekend of Feb. 18-19

Seward Weather Watch, Weekend of Feb. 18-19

Seward residents please use caution this weekend!  Please drive slowly and be aware of reduced visibility around town as crews continue to remove snow. Boat owners – please ensure your boat is shoveled off.  Call the Harbormaster’s Office for a boat watch list, 907-224-3138. Please monitor your roofs and check […]

Going Big – Green and Gold Style

Going Big – Green and Gold Style

The following article was written by Seward High School junior Kendyl Morris.  For more cheerleading pictures, as well as other articles, visit the student news source.  http://shstoday.org/ With all the intense basketball games to come, our Seward High cheerleaders have been preparing to excite the crowd. Currently the team holds […]

Passionate about Performance Poetry

Passionate about Performance Poetry

The following article was written by Seward High School junior Elena Hamner.  For more pictures and a video from poetry week, as well as other articles, please visit the student news source. http://shstoday.org/ Kima Hamilton and Dasha Kelly Hamilton travel the country and teach workshops on the art of writing and […]

Social Security Presentation at the Library

Wednesday, February 22nd, 12:00pm-2:00pm upstairs at the Seward Community Library. FEBRUARY TOPIC:  SOCIAL SECURITY & MEDICARE–WHEN & HOW TO FILE This is an interactive O.W.L. (Online Web Learning) program intended to inform and provide discussion with the local community in Social Security matters.  Presentations will be offered monthly on the […]

Happy Elizabeth Peratrovich Day

Happy Elizabeth Peratrovich Day

Today marks the Anniversary of the Alaska Territory Anti-Discrimination Act of 1945. It is named “Elizabeth Peratrovich Day” because of Elizabeth Peratrovich’s essential work towards getting the Act passed. Prior to the Anti-Discrimination act, public facilities, private businesses, housing, hotels, and schools were segregated. The situation was much like the […]