Written by Stephanie Cronin – Dear Seward Community, I have found myself close to tears these past couple of months on several occasions but the reason is not so much because of what we have lost but because of what we have. We are so touched by all the support our family has received by people we know and […]
The Travel Channel will again be airing a special on Seward named “Alaska Starts Here” on January 1, 2015, at 8PM. From...
By Heidi Zemach for SCN – Teachers often attempt to give their students a little broader understanding, and thus tolerance of...
By Rick Smeriglio for SCN — ARRC has received a grant of $2.5 million from US Department of Transportation Maritime Administration...
Recent News & Information
Press Release – After a tumultuous tour for the “Blues Til I Die” album, the 55’s return to Alaska to share stories of the road and perform songs from their entire catalog of music. Including the new single “Battlelines”, available now at iTunes for download. With a budding film career and a new album out this year, there is no […]
Attention all EMS providers. Providence Seward Medical Center Trauma Program in conjunction with the State Trauma Program is offering a two day Pre-Hospital Trauma Life Support Class Saturday and Sunday February 14 and 15 from 8-5 both days. This class is the gold standard in trauma education for EMS and is geared toward Emergency Medical Responders and all levels of […]
We are dedicated to building the next generation of leaders for Alaska’s conservation movement. To that end, Alaska Center for the Environment is proud to support Alaska Conservation Foundation’s Ted Smith Conservation Intern Program, which connects young adults to summer internships with conservation organizations across the state. Conservation Intern Program participants dedicate their summers to gaining invaluable skills through hands-on […]
SPRD Bulletin… Sports & Rec. The fall basketball league finished up Tue, Dec 16th. Congratulations to Auto Tech the 2014 fall champions going 16-0. Congratulations to Miss Melody for second place. Shoreside Petroleum won the Sportsmanship trophy. Great season with an outstanding number of 7 teams. Sign up for Adult Basketball League now for the best rates for the season […]
Enjoy some Seward High and Seward Middle School Art! Much more at our blog here Ruby Lindquist Grade 12 Clara La Rock Grade 9 Coral Petrosius Grade 8 Michael Wolfe Grade 12 Billy Wolfe Grade 9 Sherelle Holmes Grade 12 Emma Moore grade 9 James Carlsen Grade 12 Elena Hamner Grade 9 Gage Ohlsen Grade 9 Sadie Lindquist Grade 8 […]
SOLICITING PUBLIC INTEREST FOR ONE NEW MEMBER TO JOIN THE SEWARD RECREATION COMMITTEE On behalf of the Seward City Council, the City Clerk is soliciting citizens of Seward and the surrounding area interested in serving on the Special Ad Hoc Citizen Advisory Seward Recreation Committee. The committee is seeking one new member to replace a vacant seat. The committee usually meets the […]
Alaska Department of Transportation News Release – (JUNEAU, Alaska) – The Alaska Department of Transportation and Public Facilities (ADOT&PF) announced today that fares on the Alaska Marine Highway System (AMHS) will increase 4.5 percent for travel beginning May 1, 2015. The new fare structure will go into effect January 1, 2015. The rate increase will not affect reservations made prior to […]
Dec 20 – Jan 4 2015 Closed Wed & Thur Dec 24,25,31, Jan 1 Mon & Fri Lap Swim 5:00 – 6:30 pm Open Swim 6:30 – 7:50 pm Tue Lap Swim 11:00 – 12:30 , 5:00 – 6:30 pm Open Swim 1:30 – 2:50 Parent & Tot 11:00 – 12:30 Swim Club practice 3 – 4:45, M,T,F Winter […]
Friday, December 19th Reindeer Fun & Jingle Bells StoryTime @10:30AM Friday Flicks @ 6:30PM – “Holiday Inn” (1942) starring Bing Crosby and Fred Astaire. Not Rated. Runtime: 101 minutes. Saturday, December 20th from 2 – 3PM Live @ the Library featuring Seward’s own Burning Bush performing an acoustic rock & jazz selection of holiday tunes, original music and […]
By Heidi Zemach for SCN – Alaska Youth for Environmental Action, (AYEA) spent much of Saturday December 13, 2014 learning more about Climate Change, and discussing how they, as young people might help educate and inspire others to take statewide action in response to it. The workshop, led by Griffin Plush, a Seward High School senior, was held at Seward […]
*Ceramics Night at AVTEC: Wednesday, December 17th, 5 – 7 pm in AVTEC ceramics room. Cost: $8 Sign up before hand at TRAILS in the Independent Living Center Office. Create your own beautiful ceramics works of art! Maybe you want to make a mug to give away for Christmas? The ceramics room at AVTEC will be open for you to […]
The Seward Recreation Committee meeting has been canceled today due to a lack of quorum.
Way to go, Seward! Naomi Wade’s grant for graphing calculators at Seward Middle School has been funded thanks to donations made to it at www.donorschoose.org. The graphing calculators should arrive after winter break. You can follow Seward Middle School on Facebook to the see the graphing calculators in action and to stay up-to-date with Seward Middle School highlights and news. Read more […]
This is a service of hope and healing for the Christmas Season for anyone who has experienced a loss or is struggling with grief. It will be at Seward United Methodist Church at 7 PM on Thursday, December 18th. All are welcome. Seward United Methodist Church 321 4th Street (907) 224-7368
Department of Natural Resources Release – (Anchorage, AK) – Fees for overnight camping and boat launching and the cost of annual passes for parking and boat launching at Alaska state park facilities will increase on Jan. 1. An updated list of state park fees and passes is at http://dnr.alaska.gov/parks/asp/alaskastateparkfees.pdf. Annual passes for the 2015 calendar year are available for purchase […]
We’d like to express our sincere gratitude to all of the individuals and businesses that helped make our 8th annual fundraiser a success; Alaskan Brewing Company, Bardarson Studio, Bear Creek Winery, US Senator Mark Begich, Broken Tooth Brewing, Discover Harmony, Adventure Sixty North, APEX Gym LLC, Celestial Meads, Softly Silk, Alaska Sealife Center, Denali Brewing Company, Terry Doyle & Kathy […]
Put a 2015 Alaska State Parks daytime use parking pass under the tree or in the stocking and enjoy Lowell Point/Tonsina/Caines Head all next year without having to remember to bring $5 each time. The pass also allows you to park at other Alaska State Parks. If you purchase the pass now, you will save $10 over next year’s price. The […]
Seward Middle School Math teacher, Naomi Wade, is seeking donations to purchase graphing calculators for her math classes with donorschoose.org. She has five days left to reach the remaining amount of $1,220. Click here to read more about her goals for her classes or if you want to donate: http://www.donorschoose.org/project/building-confidence-in-math-one-graphin/1299200/?rf=page-siteshare-2014-12-project-teacher_2348716
The Historic Preservation Work Session scheduled for Wednesday, December 17, 2014 has been canceled.
The City of Seward and the Seward International Friendship Association (SIFA) are seeking up to four high school students to participate in the student exchange with Obihiro, Japan. Japanese students will come to Seward in late July/early August, then the Seward students will travel to Obihiro for approximately two weeks in August. Applications are available at the high school through Martha […]
Seward Music Association’s 46th calendar, just in time for the New Year, 2015 is now available for purchase at Cover to Cover Bookstore and at the upstairs desk of the Seward Library Museum. These calendars are especially beautiful this year, thanks to some talented young artists who created all 13 paintings with Seward scenes and/or area wildlife theme. The calendars […]
State of Alaska Department of Transportation & Public Facilities Avalanche Closure Notification There will be intermittent traffic delays today on the Seward Highway for avalanche hazard reduction work between mileposts 18 and 22 near Kenai Lake south of Moose Pass. Motorists should expect delays of up to 45 minutes between 11:00 AM and 12:00 PM. Updates will be posted on […]
Ukulele Russ will be performing at the Yukon Bar this weekend, December 19 & 20, beginning at 9PM. For more information about Ukulele Russ, please visit his website http://www.ukuleleruss.com/ or his Facebook page https://www.facebook.com/UkuleleRuss .
PUBLIC NOTICE Seward Recreation Committee Meeting A Special Ad Hoc Citizen Advisory Committee Wednesday, December 17, 2014 at 12:00 p.m. Teen & Youth Center 336 Third Avenue, Rec Room Seward, Alaska ALL PUBLIC IS WELCOME TO ATTEND. (Note: Time & Location Varies For Each Meeting)