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Job Opening at the Alaska SeaLife Center

The Alaska SeaLife Center generates and shares scientific knowledge to promote understanding and stewardship of Alaska’s marine ecosystems. We are seeking applications for the following:  Marketing and Communications Manager/Director This position is responsible for marketing, sales, communications, advertising and events at the Alaska SeaLife Center.  Serves as co-chair of the cross-functional Visitor Team.  Must believe in the core values of […]

April 1, 2015 ·

WORSHIP THIS HOLY WEEK AND EASTER!

WORSHIP SERVICES FOR THE WHOLE COMMUNITY THURSDAY, April 2, 7 pm: Community Service at Seward Methodist, with Holy Communion (321 Fourth Avenue) FRIDAY April 3, 12 noon: Community Good Friday Service at St. Peter’s Episcopal (2nd & Adams) EASTER SUNDAY, April 5, 7 am: Community Sunrise Service at Seward City Church (33783 Nash Road); Choir music, many ministers participating OTHER WORSHIP OPPORTUNITIES – […]

April 1, 2015 ·

Learn to Salsa

Have you ever wanted to learn how to dance but never had the opportunity? Or maybe you like to dance but would like to try something new and different? Well what better time to put a little spring in your step than this April? Come join us at Apex gym every Wednesday this month from 7 to 8pm and see […]

April 1, 2015 ·
Call for Art! Seward Music & Arts Festival 2015

Call for Art! Seward Music & Arts Festival 2015

 

March 31, 2015 ·
Fish and Game Launches Improved Online Store, Offers Print-and-Go Licenses

Fish and Game Launches Improved Online Store, Offers Print-and-Go Licenses

Alaska Department of Fish & Game Press Release –                                                            March 31, 2015, JUNEAU – The Alaska Department of Fish and Game (ADF&G) recently launched a new online store where the public can purchase sport fishing and hunting licenses, commercial crewmember licenses, king salmon stamps, duck stamps, […]

March 31, 2015 ·
Free Safety Workshop for Commerical Fisherman April 20

Free Safety Workshop for Commerical Fisherman April 20

March 31, 2015 ·
Spend a Day with Ray Troll

Spend a Day with Ray Troll

Channel your artistic side as you shadow Alaskan artist Ray Troll for the day as he creates his art for the Buzz Saw Sharks of Long Ago exhibit at the Alaska SeaLife Center. Choose your day, April 4 – 7, 2015. Explore Behind-the-Scenes areas on a private VIP tour of the Center. You’ll take home original Ray Troll artwork and […]

March 31, 2015 ·

Seward High School DDF Prom Dress Fundraiser

Looking for a last minute prom dress? Seward High School’s Drama, Debate, and Forensics team is hosting a prom dress fundraiser in the commons of Seward High School on Thursday, April 2nd from 2:30-4:00 pm. There will be many dresses to choose from, all with reasonable and affordable prices. Bidding is also available for more people interested in certain dresses. […]

March 31, 2015 ·
Permitting & Agency Information Day April 16

Permitting & Agency Information Day April 16

March 31, 2015 ·
Seeking Book Sale Volunteers

Seeking Book Sale Volunteers

Thanks for bringing us your used books, Seward! The number of drop-offs during regular library business hours has been awesome.  [See here for guidelines: https://www.dropbox.com/s/hldre170hrklrwp/Public%20Donation%20of%20Books-web.docx?dl=0 ] Also, several folks have asked how they can volunteer for the upcoming Friends of the Seward Library used book sale on Saturday, April 18. You can see where help is needed by going to this Sign-Up Genius link: http://www.signupgenius.com/go/10c0a48afaa2ca5f85-used

March 30, 2015 ·

Debate Drama and Forensics Prom Dress Fundraiser!

Hello, my name is Gabby Katsma I recently became the new captain for Seward High Schools Debate, Drama, and Forensics team and we are having a fundraiser and need some help. I need prom dresses and need people who are willing to donate theirs to help with funding for next year. The Fundraiser will be taking place on Thursday Apr. […]

March 30, 2015 ·

Coast Guard Conducts Medivac Near Cold Bay, Alaska

JUNEAU, Alaska — A Coast Guard Air Station Kodiak MH-65 Dolphin helicopter crew medivaced a mariner experiencing abdominal complications from the fishing vessel U.S. Intrepid 30 miles south of Cold Bay Sunday. The helicopter crew safely hoisted the 19-year-old man and transported him to Cold Bay, where an Air Station Kodiak HC-130 Hercules aircraft crew landed to transfer him to […]

March 30, 2015 ·
Meet the clinic’s two new physicians

Meet the clinic’s two new physicians

By Heidi Zemach for SCN- The Seward Community Health Center has finally hired two permanent physicians, and they’ve been on the job for a few weeks seeing patients. With a statewide, and nationwide shortage of primary care physicians, and tens of thousands of openings, Providence Seward Medical & Care Center SCHC executive director Patrick Linton feels “very blessed” to have […]

March 29, 2015 ·

Alaska Community Forest Council seeks new members

Alaska Department of Natural Resources News Release – March 26, 2015   Alaska Community Forest Council seeks new members (Anchorage, AK) – The Alaska Community Forest Council is seeking to fill six council seats in 2015. The council is a nonprofit organization and advisory body to the Division of Forestry that works to improve Alaskans’ quality of life by expanding […]

March 28, 2015 ·
Special City Council Meeting Notice

Special City Council Meeting Notice

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the Seward City Council will meet in a special meeting on Tuesday, March 31, 2015 at 6:00 p.m. for the purpose of:   Resolution 2015-026, Appropriating $300,000 From The Capital Project Fund As Match And Project Funds Towards Completing The Work Identified In The Roads Priority List That Is To Be Funded Using Statewide Transportation […]

March 28, 2015 ·

Kindergarten Round-Up

Kindergarten Round-Up Thursday, April 23rd Session 1 – 5:30 pm meeting, registration paperwork 6:30 pm Session 2 – 6:30 pm meeting, registration paperwork 6:00 pm Seward Elementary School Kindergarten Rooms   Dear Families, Coming next month is the Kindergarten Round-Up. This is an important meeting for you to attend, even if your child has already attended Seward Elementary Pre-School or […]

March 28, 2015 ·

Seward’s 1st Friday of the year on April 3

Seward’s 1st Friday season is beginning early this year!  Please join us Friday April 3rd from 6-8PM to view the exhibits, catch up with friends, and enjoy refreshments.   Sew-n Bee Cozy:  Deb Crosby~Local designer of Quilts Resurrect Art:  J. Jason Lazarus:  Stories fading fast~Remnants of the Alaskan Goldrush Eight Arms Printing Company:  Instagram Art Show~various artists Zudy’s Cafe:  Emily Brockman~original […]

March 27, 2015 ·

Testify on Medicaid Expansion on March 28

From the Seward Legislative Information Office – Testify on Medicaid Expansion on March 28   Saturday, March 28; 3 to 6 pm, The House Health and Social Services Committee will be taking public testimony on the Governor’s Medicaid Expansion Bill HB 148.      The Seward Legislative Information Office will be open to accommodate you. Three ways to make your thoughts known: 1) […]

March 27, 2015 ·
Senior Housing Proposal

Senior Housing Proposal

By Marianna Keil – Phase One of the Senior Housing project takes .7 acres of the Williams Park area. It was a compromise proposal. It allows the Senior Housing group an opportunity to apply for a grant. The Council has not committed to Phase 2. Some people have proposed the Rec Camp for consideration. As I stated at the Council […]

March 27, 2015 ·
Burn permits required starting April 1

Burn permits required starting April 1

Alaska Department of Natural Resources News Release – FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE March 25, 2015 (FAIRBANKS, AK) – Alaska’s wildland fire season officially begins on April 1, and on this date, burn permits will become necessary for the open burning of brush, grass, slash and yard debris. State law requires burn permits for open burning from April 1 to August 31. […]

March 27, 2015 ·
Seward NYO Invitational Schedule

Seward NYO Invitational Schedule

March 26, 2015 ·
Last Weekend to Submit Photos!

Last Weekend to Submit Photos!

It’s your last weekend to submit photos to Friends of the Jesse Lee Home’s (FJLH) Seward’s Day Photo Competition! Deadline to submit is 12pm noon on Seward’s Day, Monday, March 30th. Read more about the competition below. Two admission tickets to the Alaska SeaLife Center were just added to the prize package.   About the competition: In honor of the March […]

March 26, 2015 ·
Seward Providence Medical& Care Center and Seward Community Clinic building. Heidi Zemach photo

Council moves forward on hospital extension and senior housing at city park

By Heidi Zemach for SCN – The Seward City Council was asked to consider, and be ready to make a quick decision about two major matters on Monday night, neither of which they knew much about. The first is a proposed $8 million dollar extension and remodel of the Providence Seward hospital/Community Health Center building. A federal grant called HRSA, […]

March 26, 2015 ·
3rd Annual Seward Spring Carnival April 11

3rd Annual Seward Spring Carnival April 11

Seaview’s Domestic Violence/Sexual Assault Program will be hosting the 3rd Annual Seward Spring Carnival raising awareness on child abuse, child sexual abuse, teen dating violence, bullying and more. It is also a fundraising event to help victims in need. We have games, prizes, and fun for the whole family! This year we have tons of games, Dunk Tank, cake walk, entertainment, cotton […]

March 25, 2015 ·