From ADN: 35th Annual Statewide Creative Writing Contest Over $800 in Cash Prizes! The University of Alaska Anchorage and the Alaska Dispatch News will partner with the Alaska Center for the Book to once again present Alaska writers the opportunity to compete in this annual event. Winning entries will be […]
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Adult Basketball Officials Needed for the City of Seward Parks and Recreation Department Certified Referee: $45 per game (Become certified at asaa.org) Non-Certified Referee: $25 per game For more information Contact Austin Ledford email@example.com or 907-362-4011 Seward Sports Officials Association (SSOA) Seward Parks & Recreation Department (SPRD) Classified Ad […]
ANCHORAGE, Alaska — A Coast Guard aircrew rescued two people from a helicopter that crashed near the Dutch Harbor Airport on Unalaska Island Friday afternoon. Watchstanders at the 17th Coast Guard District Command Center received a 406 megahertz personal locator beacon activation from a R22 Robinson helicopter. The beacon was […]
The 35-member Seward Community Choir will hold it’s annual Christmas Concert on Thursday, December 8 at 7 PM sharp at the Rae Building Auditorium. The concert is free, with a food donation for the He Will Provide Food Pantry suggested. Cookies will follow the concert. We have some bells, a […]
By Kelley Lane for Seward City News – I sat down with Kevin and Stacey Lane in their well decorated and spaced restaurant on Fifth Avenue yesterday afternoon. Their signature Hot Lunch Program had finished and they were in the midst of prepping for the next day and Friday night […]
This morning at Seward Elementary School, 4th. Grader Robert Minden won the Seward Elementary Spelling Bee. This qualifies him to enter the Alaska State Spelling Bee in Anchorage. The winner of that contest moves on to the National Spelling Bee next year.
CHRISTMAS HOLIDAY CELEBRATION OPEN HOUSE IN THE MUSEUM SUNDAY, DECEMBER 11 TH 1 – 4PM SPONSORED BY RESURRECTION BAY HISTORICAL SOCIETY JOIN US IN THE SEWARD LIBRARY COMMUNITY ROOM FOR HOLIDAY TREATS AND TO ENJOY THE MUSEUM HOLIDAY DECORATIONS *** FREE HISTORICAL TREE ORNAMENT (1 per family) ***
On Monday the City Electric Department checked the Christmas tree on the hill and discovered that there was a problem with the lights. The problem seems to be a short. As the safety of the employees is the highest priority, staff will not be sent up the mountain for repairs […]
Back in 2013, I watched the Lieveling bravely sail through a storm in Resurrection Bay to the safety of the Seward Boat Harbor. What a shame she was grounded on the beach a few days ago! I am glad the mariner was OK, and thankful for the skilled US Coast Guard […]
By Allison Sayer for Seward City News – The snow sports season has begun on the Kenai Peninsula and in Girdwood. Snow cover in many areas remains light, but Alaskans are still getting out into the Chugach National Forest and surrounding areas. Alyeska Resort opened officially on Thanksgiving weekend. Ted’s […]
Submitted by Petty Officer 3rd Class Lauren Steenson – A Coast Guard Air Station Kodiak MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter crew rescued a mariner from the grounded sailing vessel Lieveling 209 miles north of Kodiak, Alaska, Monday. The aircrew landed on the beach nearby to embark the mariner and transport him to […]
It is a busy week of great community events in Seward, but we hope that you will find the time to join us for a movie this Friday Night. Premiering at 6pm we have a special pre-DVD release of Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children (PG-13/ 127 min) followed by […]
(JUNEAU, Alaska) – Motor vehicle traffic fatalities are on the rise this year in Alaska, and the Alaska Department of Transportation and Public Facilities (ADOT&PF) would like to remind travelers to drive with care as the holidays approach. As of Nov. 21, Alaska has had 75 traffic fatalities in 69 […]
Stop by the Seward Community Library & Museum on Friday, December 9th and Saturday, December 10th between noon and 4:00PM for a wintertime craft at the museum kitchen table. We will be making paper snowflakes. For more information, contact firstname.lastname@example.org or (907) 224-4082.
By Kelley Lane for Seward City News – AVTEC has a new Director, Cathy LeCompte. The first female director in the school’s history has come to Seward from Anchorage, where she served six years as the Associate Dean of Academic Affairs for the UAA Community and Technical College. LeCompte moved […]