Planners Grapple with Conflicts Between Resurrection River and Airport

By Rick Smeriglio for SCN —

Resurrection River flows to the sea through a broad plain between the mountains. Territorial authorities in 1920 built a gravel landing strip at the extreme downstream end of the floodplain….

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2016 Cruise Ship Schedule

Please find the 2016 cruise ship schedule here

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Bear Lake Survey Analysis

The Seward Rotary Club has released their analysis results in repsonse to the recently aquired land at Bear Lake by the Kenai Peninsula Borough. See links below.

Link to PDF Document: Bear Lake Survey Analysis

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Lack of Summer Rentals Affects Seward's Growth

By Seward Properties –

I always cringe inside when I have to give out the same answer this time of year. “Sorry, we don’t have any summer rentals available…Try Seward Housing on FaceBook…Good luck!” We try to be as pos…

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Childcare Providers consider shutting closing under pressure of home inspections

Child Care providers in Seward received some unwelcome news from the Department of Health & Social Services Child Care Program Office that has several of them considering closing their doors. Child care licensing spec…

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Recent News & Information

Joint Library Catalog and PIN Fix

Joint Library Catalog and PIN Fix

The Joint Library Catalog is Live!  The Seward Community Library & Museum joined the Joint Library Catalog (JLC), a consortium of 78 libraries across Alaska, on April 27, 2016.  This shared catalog serves over 65% of Alaska with over 3.5 million items.   Check out our new catalog at  www.cityofseward.us/libmuscatalog. The […]

SENIOR CRUISE SPECIAL

SENIOR CRUISE SPECIAL

GRAY WHALE-WATCHING CRUISE SPECIAL FOR SENIORS FRIDAY, MAY 6th, ON RESURRECTION BAY, 12:00pm-4:00pm, IN HONOR OF OLDER AMERICANS MONTH (MAY). Discounted tickets of $38 each are being offered to seniors age 60 and older to enjoy a gray whale-watching tour aboard a Major Marines vessel.  The discounted tickets are offered  to seniors of Seward, Moose Pass, and […]

Free Children’s Books at the Used Book Sale

Free Children’s Books at the Used Book Sale

The books are out! The Used Book Sale begins today in the community room of the Seward Community Library Museum, 11am – 6pm and 11am to final sale hour tomorrow and shut down by 6pm. Did you know that all children’s books through Young Adult are free? We have free […]

1st Friday Art Walk at the Senior Center

Don’t miss the Seward Senior Center on your tour of area exhibits for 1st Friday Art Walk, May 6th, open from 6:00-8:00pm.  Artists will be on hand to share their creations and will also be actively working on in-process pieces.   Join the artists at the Seward Senior Center, upstairs, 336 Third Avenue.

AARP Coming Next Week

Advocacy Director for AARP Alaska, Ken Helander, will be at the Seward Senior Center (336 Third Ave.) to speak on Wednesday, May 4th, 11:00-11:30am and will be on hand for open Q & A until 1:00pm.  He will be discussing all that AARP does for its members beyond insurance, travel, and discounts.  […]

Boomers, Caregiving & Dementia

“BACKING OUT OF TIME”,  a documentary film covering three years in the lives of baby boomers caregiving for parents facing Alzheimer’s, will be presented and is open to the community upstairs at the SEWARD SENIOR CENTER, 336 Third Avenue, on the evening of Tuesday, May 3rd, 7:00pm (1 hour film).  Q & A will follow the […]

International Musicians Arrive in Seward

International Musicians Arrive in Seward

Thursday is approaching fast! Scrap Arts Music arrived in Seward and is preparing to share a great night of music with you! Don’t miss this fabulous Seward PTA Fundraiser giving Seward school kids direct access to theater arts!  Tickets on sale at Resurrection Art Coffee House beginning 9 am Wednesday […]

Volunteers Needed for Pink Cheeks Triathlon!

We are getting there!  Down to 72 volunteers needed! Thinking Pink! Volunteers Needed! The annual Pink Cheeks Triathlon will be held on Saturday, May 7th. The triathlon wouldn’t be possible without all the wonderful volunteers.  Please consider helping with this fun community event. We are looking for the following: Pool […]

Kenny Blatchford to give program

Kenny Blatchford will give this month’s program for “Fourth Thursdays are History” on April 28 at the Seward Community Library Museum. He will talk about the history of Alaska Natives in the local area and provide historical highlights of the Seward vicinity. Free and open to the public, the presentation […]