By Alexis De Leon for Seward City News – The mountains of Alaska are certainly alive with the sound of music. Not the type of music Julie Andrews went on about but the type typically inspired by a campfire and whiskey. If anyone is channeling the song of Alaska’s wilderness it’s Seward’s own Blackwater Railroad Company. The band began in […]
Seward Seahawks football team beat Houston 14:7 during their first game of the season. It was a great first game, and a positive omen...
With 100 percent of precincts now having reported, Alaska Division of Elections reported on Wednesday at 3:03 p.m. that 52.2 percent...
By Rick Smeriglio for SCN – With 98.6 percent of precincts having counted and reported their vote tallies, Alaska Division...
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The Seward Waterfront Playground will reopen at 5:00 p.m. today. Thanks again for your patience.
AVTEC will offer a three week refrigeration course starting October 6 through October 24. The student successfully passing this course will be able to diagnose refrigeration systems by putting pressure gauges and thermometers on systems, calculate superheat and subcooling, recover and accurately add refrigerants to systems, do basic repairs, and knowledgeably discuss refrigeration system operation. They will also become familiar […]
The Alaska SeaLife Center, a non-profit organization generating and sharing scientific knowledge that promotes understanding and stewardship of Alaska’s marine ecosystems is seeking applications for the following: Part-Time Security Officer This position is responsible for ensuring good order, proper conduct, and safe conditions at the Alaska SeaLife Center. Responsibilities (include but are not limited to): 1. Patrols the facilities and […]
NOTICE OF RACE! WILLIAM H. SEWARD YACHT CLUB PRESENTS: The Rum Doodle Race ( ALL WOMEN) Saturday, August 23, 2014 This year’s “Women-Only” Rum Doodle Race will take place on August 23 in Seward on beautiful Resurrection Bay. This is your Notice of Race!!! Entrants Thus Far 1. S/V Tlingit ( Marcy Baker) 2. S/V Radiance ( Laurence Blakely) 3. […]
The Parks Playground on Ballaine and Adams will remain closed today, August 21, 2014, due to wasp nests inside the playground. If you have any questions call 224-4055. Thank you for your patience.
The Road Out featuring J.J. Hill Live Music & Stories Resurrect Art Coffee House Friday August 22nd @ 7:00 pm $10 at the door For more information about J.J. Hill, please visit his Facebook page at https://www.facebook.com/pages/JJ-Hill-Comedy/134385306710584
THE US FOREST SERVICE REAL PROPERTY SALE The federal government is selling two residential properties, located at 700 Fourth Avenue and 701 Fifth Avenue in Seward, AK. Each lot is approximately 0.23 acres and contains a house and garage. The properties will be sold separately through an online competitive bidding process held by GSA Auctions. Bids will be accepted […]
Only one person has ever won the world’s top competitions in both “fingerstyle” and “classical” guitar, the 1998 National Fingerpicking Champion and the Guitar Foundation of America International Classical Guitar Competition. That person, Michael Chapdelaine will play a solo concert at Resurrect Art Coffeehouse on Saturday, August 30 at 7 pm. Admission will be $10.00 at the door. Prior to […]
SEWARD, ALASKA – On Tuesday, Sept. 9, the Seward Friends of the Library and the Seward Art Council will co-host athlete, author, speaker, and 2012 National Geographic Adventurer of the Year Jennifer Pharr Davis. The program will be held at the Seward Community Library Museum at 6:30 p.m. and is free and open to the public. Jennifer has logged more […]
By Rick Smeriglio for SCN – The state of Alaska Division of Elections released its first batch of unofficial election results Tuesday evening for the statewide primary election. With only 59,000 votes counted, in about 32 percent of precincts, Ballot Measure One, to repeal or to retain the current tax structure on oil production, appeared tied between the yes and […]
SEWARD HS POOL SCHEDULE AUG 19 – Dec 19 2014 Closed Sept 1 , Nov 27 – 30 Lap Swim M, W, F 6:30 – 8:00am, 5:00 – 6:30pm T & Th 11:00 – 12:30pm Starting Nov 9 Sun 5:30 – 7:00pm Open Swim M, W, F 6:30 – 7:50pm Starting Nov 9 Sun 4:00 – 5:20pm Parent & Tot […]
Trust Training Cooperative presents: Mental Health First Aid Similar to ‘First Aid’ and CPR, ‘Mental Health First Aid’ teaches you how to help those experiencing mental health problems until professional help is available. Who: All are welcome. This is a non-clinical public education training for anyone. What: Mental Health First Aid Date/Time: August 25, 2014 from 8:30am-5:00pm Location: AVTEC (Alaska’s […]
Due to wasps nests on the playground equipments, the Parks Playground on Ballaine and Adams will be closed on 8/19/14 and possibly 8/20/14.
Please be advised that the next Regular Board Meeting will be combined with a Work Session to be held on September 22, 2014 beginning at 6:00pm. The meetings will be held back to back beginning with the Work Session. Please note that this is the only scheduled meeting night in September; the normal meeting schedule of 1st and 3rd Monday meetings will resume in October. The meeting […]
Participants came from Seward, Anchorage, and some came from as far as California to attend the annual Healthy Lifestyles Gathering, sponsored by Quetekcak Native Tribe. In addition to a community potlatch at the Branson Pavilion featuring halibut and hamburgers, there was dancing and drumming by a diverse group of Alaska Native and American Indian drummers. The annual gathering is to […]
Andrew Walter Tan’aaq Moore Somerville was born at 2:04 pm last Sunday (8/10/14). He weighed 10 pounds 6 ounces and was 20.75 inches long. Mom, Bonnie Moore, and dad, Eric Somerville and big sister Abigail are all happy and healthy and are enjoying getting to know the new arrival to the family. click on photo, please
Regsitration for KPC classes is August 19,20 and 21 from 9am-2pm at the KPC office located Seward High School.
Learn at Kenai Peninsuala College’s Resurrection Bay Extension Site. Fall 2014 semester’s classes include: Introduction to Composition, Introduction to College Writing, Intermediate Algebra, Lifespan Development, Introduction to American Government (web based),Writing Strategies (web based), Begining Yoga and Intermediate Yoga. Don’t forget to ask about KPC’s EZ Payment Plan. Regsiter online now for face to face classes in Seward or online classes […]
Tuesday, August 19, is the Alaska State Primary Election day. Polls are open from 7AM-8PM. Voters registered for the Seward/Lowell Point precinct can cast their ballots at the K.M. Rae building at 125 3rd Avenue. Voters registered for the Bear Creek precinct can cast their ballots at the Bear Creek Fire Department at Mile 5 of the Seward Highway. For more […]
Join us for an evening of stories, history and people. The Friends of the Seward Library will be having a book signing and Q&A with local author/historian Doug Capra. Doug is launching his new book, The Spaces Between, Stories From the Kenai Mountains to the Kenai Fjords. Starts at 6:30 pm for the Friends membership, this is a benefit of […]
Congratulations to John E. Kennedy of New Palestine, IN, who won the 2014 Seward Silver Salmon Derby with his 17.67 salmon that he caught on the Got Fish in Cheval Narrows. A list of other winners is online on the Seward Chamber of Commerce website at http://www.seward.com/welcome-to-seward-alaska/signature-events/seward-silver-salmon-derby-august/.
A Moroccan distance swimmer, and ambassador for the protection of the coasts, visited Seward August 14th to share his unusual challenge of linking all of the world’s continents together by swimming across the open oceans from one to the other. Hassan Baraka, 27, looking fit, lean and speaking with a heavy accent, addressed participants of at the University of Wyoming […]
This coming Saturday, August 23 is a day you won’t want to miss! For just $60 you get a cruise on Resurrection Bay, prime rib & salmon dinner, and the opportunity to bid on some great auction items. PLUS you’ll be supporting Seward and Moose Pass firefighters and EMTs. And did someone say door prizes?! Could this evening get any […]
Heidi Zemach for Seward City News – City residents shouldn’t expect much change on the city council following the upcoming 2014 municipal elections. Four Seward City Council incumbents have applied to run for re-election, and will face only a single challenger, Dr. John French, in the 2014 Municipal Election October 7th. The deadline to file was Friday, August 15th. Council […]