Kwangsook Schaefermeyer: A Passion for Painting

By Michelle Strubeck for Seward City News –

With a dab of paint and the stroke of a brush, local artist Kwangsook Schaefermeyer creates beautiful works of art using acrylics, oils and watercolors. To look at her wo…

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Scotch Pines Dog Training Returning to Seward June 22

Back by popular demand, Scotch Pines Dog Training is returning to Seward on June 22.
Your dog will progress from kindergarten to graduation in 9 weeks and class is held once a week for two hours.

No food treats
No sh…

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Dichotomies at the Valdez Glacier

By Allison Sayer for City News –

The stunning Valdez Glacier Lake lies at the end of the unvarnished “Glacier Haul Dump Road.” Junkyards and an old asbestos dump line the gravel road. A glacial moraine is, after all, a hug…

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Fish Factor: The 2017 Pink Salmon Forecast, Hatchery Hit, and New Tax Role Proposed for Skippers

By Laine Welch for Seward City News –
2017 Pink Salmon Forecast
Alaska pink salmon fishermen could haul in a harvest that nearly doubles last year’s catch, due to a projected uptick in the number of pinks.

An Alaska De…

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Extraordinary Trends of the 2016 Seward Real Estate Market ~ What to Expect in 2017

According to Alaska Multiple Listing Serve (AK MLS), last year was the busiest year that the Seward real estate market has seen for residential and vacant land sales over the past decade.

With demand outstripping inventory, …

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City Council Meeting Packet Available

City Council Meeting Packet Available

Click HERE to access the 3/28/2017 City Council Meeting Agenda Packet, or visit the City’s Website.   This is a large file, so please give it some time to download. Please note this meeting will take place on TUESDAY, March 28, 2017 as there is a holiday on Monday, March 27, […]

Celebrate Seward’s Day Thursday, March 30

Celebrate Seward’s Day Thursday, March 30

The Resurrection Bay Historical Society is hosting a 1-hour slideshow by Author Michael Dunham followed by light refreshments. The lecture will cover William H Seward, Tzar Alexander II, General Jefferson Davis and Tlingit leader Koh’klux, and their roles in the US acquisition of Russian America. The event will take place in […]

2017 High School Exchange Program with Obihiro, Japan

The City of Seward and the Seward International Friendship Association (SIFA) are seeking up to four high school students to participate in the student exchange with Obihiro, Japan.  Japanese students come to Seward in late July, then the Seward students travel to Obihiro in early August.  Applications are available at […]

Celebrate Seward’s Day at March 30 program

Celebrate Seward’s Day at March 30 program

Join Resurrection Bay Historical Society and celebrate the community’s namesake with a program at the Seward Community Library Museum on Seward’s Day – Thursday, March 30. Open to the public, the program starts at 7 p.m. in the Community Room and will be followed by light refreshments. Michael Dunham, author […]

Sully and Kinze Hauze with their proud parents during senior night at the last home basketball game.

SHS Basketball Season Final Report

The following article was written by Seward high School junior Kendyl Morris. To view a video interview with senior Sully Hauze and a slideshow of pictures from basketball season, please visit the school news site: http://shstoday.org/ All good things must come to an end, including our exciting basketball season. On March […]

The artist at work

Kwangsook Schaefermeyer: A Passion for Painting

By Michelle Strubeck for Seward City News – With a dab of paint and the stroke of a brush, local artist Kwangsook Schaefermeyer creates beautiful works of art using acrylics, oils and watercolors. To look at her work you would think she is a trained painter, but in reality she […]

Fatal Fire claims Seward Resident

reprinted from Alaska Public Dispatch-Public Information Office On 3/21/17 at approximately 0403 hours a structure fire was reported at 12232 Merlin Drive in Seward. Bear Creek Volunteer Fire Department and the Seward Fire Department responded to the scene. Initial report was the residence was occupied. At approximately 0500 hours human […]

Dichotomies at the Valdez Glacier

Dichotomies at the Valdez Glacier

By Allison Sayer for City News – The stunning Valdez Glacier Lake lies at the end of the unvarnished “Glacier Haul Dump Road.” Junkyards and an old asbestos dump line the gravel road. A glacial moraine is, after all, a huge pile of rocks and gravel. It is an extremely […]

Town Hall Meeting with KB Mayor’s Office April 5

Town Hall Meeting with KB Mayor’s Office April 5

The Kenai Borough Mayor’s Office invites you to attend a Town Hall Meeting with Borough Mayor Mike Navarre at the UAF Rae Building on April 5 at 5:30 pm. Come listen, learn and discuss the state’s fiscal problems, how it affects the Kenai Borough, and possible solutions. Topics will include […]

National Infant Immunization Week

National Infant Immunization Week

Just 60 years ago, nearly every child in the United States caught measles during their childhood. Some even died from it. Today, immunizations can protect our kids from measles and 13 other diseases before age two! During National Infant Immunization Week, check with your healthcare provider or local public health […]

Social Security Presentation Wednesday

Wednesday, March 22nd, 12:00pm-2:00pm upstairs at the Seward Community Library. MARCH TOPIC:  SOCIAL SECURITY ONLINE SERVICES 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 4th Wednesday of the month through […]

NASP Archery Tuesday

NASP Archery Tuesday

NASP (National Archery in the Schools Program) Tuesday, March 21st. Middle School students shoot from 6:00pm – 7:30pm High School students shoot from 7:30pm – 9:00pm All equipment is provided. Students can bring their own bows only if they are Genesis bows sanctioned by the National Archery in School’s Program. […]