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This Friday Night at the Movies!  Alvin and The Chipmunks – the Road Chip / Spectre

This Friday Night at the Movies! Alvin and The Chipmunks – the Road Chip / Spectre

Showing this Friday, February 12th at the UAF KM Rae Building on 3rd Avenue – 6 PM – Alvin and the Chipmunks – The Road Chip (PG) 93 minutes – This is a Pre-Release movie that isn’t available on DVD until late March! Another animated comedy in the popular Alvin and the Chipmunks Series. in this movie, the 3 Chipmunks […]

February 7, 2016 ·
Mt Alice framed by City’s 330-ton Travel Lift

Mt Alice framed by City’s 330-ton Travel Lift

February 7, 2016 ·
NOAA R/V Oscar Dyson

NOAA R/V Oscar Dyson

February 7, 2016 ·
King Crab deal  for your Valentine

King Crab deal for your Valentine

J & R Fisheries is currently offering Alaskan King Crab for $21 per pound, with free delivery in Seward City Limits. FedEx delivery also available for orders over 10 pounds. For more information or to place an order, call or text Matt at (907) 500-8415 J & R Fisheries Contact Page  

February 7, 2016 ·
Childbirth Class March 12th &13th

Childbirth Class March 12th &13th

February 7, 2016 ·

Game Plan for Super Bowl 50: Are You Drinking or Are You Driving?

This is NOT the Time for an Option Play [Anchorage, AK] – The Super Bowl is America’s most watched national sporting event. On Super Bowl 50 Sunday, February 7, there will be lots of game day socializing that may include drinking. That’s why the U.S. Department of Transportation’s National Highway Traffic Safety Administration and Alaska highway safety and law enforcement […]

February 6, 2016 ·
Sip and Paint Comes to Moose Pass

Sip and Paint Comes to Moose Pass

As Paint this Town Alaska continues to provide a fun and creative outlet for our socialites in Alaska, they now venture to Moose Pass for the 1st ever Sip & Paint event. This “Last Friday” themed art session will provide those in Cooper Landing and Moose Pass the opportunity to join in on the festivities. These events are an ideal […]

February 6, 2016 ·
Seward State Parks Citizens Advisory Board Meeting Tuesday Feb 9

Seward State Parks Citizens Advisory Board Meeting Tuesday Feb 9

The Seward State Parks Citizens Advisory Board will meet on Tuesday, February 9 from 5 to 7 pm at the AVTEC Culinary ARTS Building, 518 Second Ave, in the Banquet Room on the third floor. The public is always welcome to attend and is encouraged to provide comments about the Seward area State Parks. For more information, call District Ranger […]

February 6, 2016 ·
Pick. Click. Give.  Save Our Seward Pets (SOS Pets)

Pick. Click. Give. Save Our Seward Pets (SOS Pets)

Friends: Its that time of year when we Alaskans confirm our Alaska-ness: we apply for the PFD. And its that time of year when we reach out to our favorite charities and share a bit of our PFD wealth. I hope you’ll consider including SOS Pets based in Seward: We lead the effort to establish a new animal shelter in […]

February 5, 2016 ·

First Friday Fluorescent Lightbulb Recycling 3 to 4 pm

On the first Friday of every month, the Seward Public Works Department provides an opportunity for Seward residents to recycle their used fluorescent lightbulbs from 3 to 4 pm at the shed just north of City Hall. Other opportunities to recycle fluorescent bulbs, which are NOT accepted at the Borough Transfer Facility, are at the quarterly Hazardous Waste Collection Days. […]

February 5, 2016 ·

Feb 9 ~ Shrove Tuesday Pancake Feed

Please join us for a Shrove Tuesday Pancake Feed on Tuesday, Feb. 9,  5 – 7 p.m., downstairs at Resurrection Lutheran Church. 400 3rd. ave. Enjoy, pancakes, sausage, coffee and juice for $5 per person, or $20 per family. Hosted by St. Peter’s Episcopal Church and Resurrection Lutheran Church.

February 3, 2016 ·
Ceramics now offered Wednesdays and Saturdays!

Ceramics now offered Wednesdays and Saturdays!

  TRAILS presents: Ceramics Nights at AVTEC- 519 4th Ave.  Now 2 nights per week thru March. This week- Wednesday, February 3rd from 5-7 pm AND Saturday, February 6th from 3-5 pm. Cost: $5, Pay at Door. The maximum number of participants is 15, first come first served. Create your own ceramics! Maybe you want to make a vase for spring […]

February 3, 2016 ·

Cell phone service issue-Seward

Apparently AT&T is having an issue with switching AT&T cell phone calls to Seward GCI service. This has been resulting in numbers dialed just ringing and ringing with out voice mail or answering machine coming on. AT&T is aware of this issue and is working on it. There is not any word on how long this problem might last. It […]

February 3, 2016 ·
Success in Seward

Success in Seward

The group posing with their Fancy Puffins! Chinooks held its first Sip & Paint event this past weekend and it couldn’t have been a better turn out! These events are an ideal way to “let loose” and break up those long weeks during the winter. “It gives us something to look forward to”, said one participant. “We had a BLAST”, […]

February 3, 2016 ·
This week at the Movies!  Goosebumps and Bridge of Spies

This week at the Movies! Goosebumps and Bridge of Spies

Showing this Friday, February 5th at the UAF KM Rae Building on 3rd Avenue – 6 PM – GOOSEBUMPS (PG) 103 minutes (The first movie based on the super-popular R.L. Stine book series for kids and young adults) Doors open a 5:30 8 PM – BRIDGE OF SPIES (PG-13) 141 minutes (Steven Spielberg Directs Tom Hanks in this true story […]

February 3, 2016 ·
Recruiting now for Seward State Parks Citizens Advisory Board

Recruiting now for Seward State Parks Citizens Advisory Board

Do you enjoy recreating at Lowell Point Beach, Tonsina Trail, Caines Head, or any of the Seward area marine parks? Would you like to help guide our Seward State Parks into the future? The Seward State Parks Citizens Advisory Board is seeking additional board members. Board meetings are held monthly from September through May on the second Tuesday of the […]

February 3, 2016 ·

Upcoming Workshop: “Tips for Successful Grant Writing”

Upcoming Workshop: “Tips for Successful Grant Writing” • Wednesday, February 10th – 6:00 to 7:45 pm • Seward Community Library – Ground Floor Conference Room Free of charge, but limited to 20 participants Join Seward Community Foundation (SCF) Advisory Board member and professional grant writer Amy Haddow for a free seminar to help tune your grant-writing skills. Beginning grant writers […]

February 2, 2016 ·

The 2015 Community Awards

On Friday night the Seward Chamber of Commerce had their 2015 Community Awards at the AVTEC Culinary Banquet Hall. The well attended banquet was catered by the Breeze Inn which was truly delicious. The Seward Chamber of Commerce would like to announce the recipients of the 2015 Community Awards. For the Person of the Year – Sue Magyar For Excellence […]

February 2, 2016 ·
Stoney Creek Canopy Adventures Gearing Up For 2016!

Stoney Creek Canopy Adventures Gearing Up For 2016!

Looking for fun and adventure this summer? Stoney Creek Canopy Adventures is currently seeking local team members who are energetic, self-motivated & customer service oriented to fill our Zipline Guide, Office Staff and Driver positions.  Must be 18 yrs of age, training begins in mid May and tours operate late May through late September.  For more information and to download an […]

February 2, 2016 ·
Seward High School Art – Photoshop

Seward High School Art – Photoshop

I haven’t taught Photoshop in years and it is pretty fun to get back into it!  Seward High Students are quick learners and are creating all sorts of projects while learning the tools of Photoshop.  Here are some of them!  Much more here at our blog. Fun with the Clone Tool Laurel Correa Natasha Jacobson Event Posters Jaden Sears Grace […]

February 2, 2016 ·
Swim-a-thon Kickoff Starts Today for STSC Youth

Swim-a-thon Kickoff Starts Today for STSC Youth

The Seward Tsunami Swim Club’s annual Swim-a-Thon kicks off today!  Swimmers have a month to gather pledges for their epic swim on Friday, March 4th, to reach a team goal of $20,000.  This club’s sole fundraiser is fueled with donations pledged to young athletes who earn them by lap swimming for two straight hours. By the time they finish, many will […]

February 2, 2016 ·

SBCFSA Work Session & Reg Mtg 2/8/16

The Seward/Bear Creek Flood Service Area board will hold a work session at 6:00 pm, followed by a regular meeting at 7:00 pm, Monday, February 8, 2016.  The work session topic is FY2017 SBCFSA Budget. The meeting will be held at the KPB Seward Office in Sea View Plaza, 302 Railway Ave, Suite 122.  Please note this will be the […]

February 1, 2016 ·

Coast Guard announces revision of chemical dispersant use for oil spill responses in Alaska

JUNEAU, Alaska — The Coast Guard, a co-chair of the Alaska Regional Response Team (ARRT), in coordination with four other signatory agencies announced the new policy for the Dispersant Use Plan For Alaska, Wednesday in Anchorage. The new policy is more inclusive, comprehensive, and conservative and includes a preauthorization area with a more protective protocol for use of chemical dispersant during […]

February 1, 2016 ·
Latest news from the Alaska Railroad

Latest news from the Alaska Railroad

The 4th Quarter of the Alaska Railroad newsletter, Community Ties, is now posted and ready to read. You have indicated you wish to receive notice about railroad news, including newsletter postings. Community Ties is now entirely electronic. Here is the link to the latest issue posted on the Alaska Railroad web site. 4th Quarter 2015 Community Ties If you have […]

February 1, 2016 ·

Providence Seward community benefit partnership grants available

Projects benefitting health and wellness, community collaboration will be considered SEWARD, Alaska — Providence Seward Medical & Care Center’s Health Advisory Council (HAC) is pleased to announce community benefit partnership grants available to local service and not-for-profit groups in the Seward area. Projects benefiting community health and wellness will be considered, with special consideration for proposals demonstrating partnerships and collaboration across […]

February 1, 2016 ·
Give Your Heart a Fighting Chance

Give Your Heart a Fighting Chance

Heart disease and stroke are major causes of death and disability in Alaska.  Our knowledge about preventing and treating these diseases continues to increase.  Detecting the risk factors in your life and making positive changes can reduce your risk of heart disease and stroke as well as improve your health if you already have disease.  The major risk factors include: […]

February 1, 2016 ·