Go Inside Spring Creek Prison

Go inside Spring Creek Correctional Center with Alaska Public Media for a conversation with the inmates, staff, and the public about preparing for life after prison. FREE, Tuesday, September 26 at 7 PM.

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Fish Factor: Alaska's Blue Economy, Scams Target Boat Owners, Bristol Bay Total

by Laine Welch-

Alaska’s Blue Economy
A growing cluster of entrepreneurs is seeding prospects for Alaska’s new “blue economy” and it is attracting interest from around the world.

Marine technology experts are meeting a…

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Seward Elementary Welcomes New Principal Alan Haskins

by Michelle Strubeck for Seward City News-

With the new school year underway, Seward Elementary has welcomed Alan Haskins as its new principal. Alan and his wife Laura are originally from Polson, Montana. The Haskins origi…

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How to Spend a Rainy Day in Seward

by Kelley Lane for Seward City News-
August and September are typically rainy months in Seward. This year has been on target with most of the past month including substantial precipitation. Each time that it’s not actively p…

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Mayor Mike Navarre on Upcoming Sales Tax Cap Ballot Proposition

by Mayor Mike Navarre-

The Oct. 3 borough-wide ballot proposition on the sales tax cap is not about growing government. It is about continuing to provide a quality education for Kenai Peninsula students and balancing annua…

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Recent News & Information

Seward Bear Creek Flood Service Area Meeting October 2

Seward Bear Creek Flood Service Area Meeting October 2

The Seward/Bear Creek Flood Service Area board will hold a regular meeting Monday, October 2nd  at 6:00 pm at the KPB Seward Annex office in Sea View Plaza at 302 Railway Ave, Suite 122. Public is welcomed. The meeting agenda and packet can be found on the website at www.kpb.us/service-areas/sbcfsa/sbcfsa-meetings. For more information […]

Absentee Voting Now Open at City Clerk’s Office

Absentee Voting Now Open at City Clerk’s Office

September 18, 2017 – October 2, 2017, Monday – Friday, 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.: Absentee in Person Voting for Seward and outlying areas.  Office of the City Clerk, Second Floor City Hall, 410 Adams Street.  Bring a form of ID! September 25, 2017: Last day to apply to receive a ballot by mail.  Stop […]

Letter to the Editor: Medical Access

Letter to the Editor: Medical Access

The following letter to the editor, “Medical Access” was submitted by Holly Abel- I’m a life-long Alaskan, mother of two and mental health professional whose passions are prevention and health promotion.  I don’t consume cannabis, alcohol, caffeine, drugs or television.  I thank God for the free will and discernment He […]

Go Inside Spring Creek Prison

Go Inside Spring Creek Prison

Go inside Spring Creek Correctional Center with Alaska Public Media for a conversation with the inmates, staff, and the public about preparing for life after prison. FREE, Tuesday, September 26 at 7 PM. Visit Alaska Public Media for more information: http://www.alaskapublic.org/2017/09/14/upcoming-community-in-unity-spring-creek/  

Seward Music and Arts Festival is Just a Few Days Away!

The Seward Music and Arts Festival is thrilled to announce another musical soiree in the fall of 2017. There will be live music and dance performances, with local-Alaskan artisan craft and food vendors featured. The festival is an exciting conclusion to the busy summer season that appeals to local Alaskans […]

How to Spend a Rainy Day in Seward

How to Spend a Rainy Day in Seward

by Kelley Lane for Seward City News- August and September are typically rainy months in Seward. This year has been on target with most of the past month including substantial precipitation. Each time that it’s not actively pouring sheets of rain, I get out of my house and rejoice that […]

Marathon Wrestling Club 5th Annual Taco Feed/Auction Fundraiser!

Marathon Wrestling Club 5th Annual Taco Feed/Auction Fundraiser!

Please join us on October 7th at 6pm at the American Legion for our 5th annual taco feed/auction fundraiser!  See flyer for ticket details.  For a preview of some of the auction items, visit our facebook page at https://www.facebook.com/Marathon-Miners-Wrestling-Club-262337975957/ The money raised at this event will help pay for new equipment, travel […]

Budget Work Session Information Available

Budget Work Session Information Available

Click HERE to access the budget kick-off presentation given to the Seward City Council on September 12. The next budget work session is Wednesday, September 27, 2017 at 6:00 p.m.  This work session will be televised. Budget information will be posted on the City’s website as it is provided.  Click on the “Current […]

Notice of City Clerk Interviews Monday September 18

Notice of City Clerk Interviews Monday September 18

City Council will interview City Clerk Candidates on Monday September 18 at 2:00 pm. James S. Toth will be interviewed by videoconference at 2:00 pm, and Brenda Ballou will be interviewed in person at 3:00 pm. The third applicant withdrew their application. Interviews are public and will be conducted in […]

Police Journals September 2 through September 11

Police Journals September 2 through September 11

September 2 2017 1859 INTOXICATED PEDESTRIAN RP reported an intoxicated male walking on the bike path near Safeway. Officer found no one matching the description. 2217 ANIMAL / WILD RP reported a sow with two cubs going through trash at her residence. Officers found no bears on the property. 2224 […]