By Heidi Zemach for SCN- The Seward Chamber of Commerce’s candidates forum, held last week in advance of the Seward City and Kenai Peninsula Borough Regular Municipal Election Oct 6, was uneventful, although it did highlight some of the views and priorities of the candidates running in an unopposed city council race, a contested mayoral race, and a race between […]
By Rick Smeriglio for SCN — The State of Alaska currently spends $2.7 billion more than it takes into its unrestricted general accounts....
By Heidi Zemach for Seward City News – In just three days this past weekend, at the Seward Music & Arts Festival in the cruise...
Heidi Zemach for SCN- After 13 ½ years of operating Resurrect Art Coffee House Gallery in Seward, Raylene and Michael O’ Connor...
Recent News & Information
A Celebration of Life for Sheri Stern will be held on Friday, October 9th starting at 5:30 pm at the Breeze Inn. A Spaghetti Feed and Silent Auction will be held at the same time. Please drop off contributions for the Silent Auction at the Breeze Inn front desk. All proceeds will be used for her funeral and other expenses. There […]
Today, shortly before 3 pm, two of the six resident Trumpeter Swan cygnets hit the power lines on the south end of the Lagoon and died. These deaths are totally unnecessary and illegal. After two cygnets from last year’s family of four hit the power lines on the north side of the Lagoon in January, the City Electric Department installed […]
**** SCOPING NOTICE OF PROPOSED REALTY ACTION FOR **** COMPETITIVE SALE Seward Ranger District Office DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE Chugach National Forest Seward Ranger District Of the Forest Service The USDA Forest Service is proposing to sell federally-owned property located within the city of Seward. The property is located at 334 4th Avenue, Seward, Alaska 99664. The property sale is being […]
For the sake of America’s future, let’s worship God together and pray for His intervention and protection. Date: Thursday, October 8. Time: 6:30 – 8:15 p.m. Location: Breeze Inn Motel For answers to questions, contact Nancy Tapsfield at 224-3611.
Hello my name is Kenn Carpenter. I am seeking your vote October 6, 2015 to be a voice for “Seward, Moose Pass, Hope, Cooper Landing and the north end of Sterling.” Raised in Eagle River, Alaska and been a resident 30+ years. Residing in Seward since 2006. Married to Linda Carpenter for 22 years, father of four children, grandfather of […]
The Skip and Marie Fletcher Winter Family Movie Series will kick-off October 9th! This 20 week movie series will feature newer, feature films with a goal of providing a safe and family friendly event on a regular basis in Seward during the slower winter months when there are limited opportunities for activities that the whole community can participate in. […]
On Thursday evening, Oct 1st, 2015, starting at 6 p.m. the Friends of the Seward Library will be hosting a pot luck dinner and conversation at the library community room with special guest Jackie Pels. Jackie is a well know publisher and author in Seward. Her two dozen books include Alaskan stories with personal and community histories. Her best known […]
Dennis Lodge (1936-2015} died Saturday morning, September 26 from complications of cancer. He was at hospice in Las Vegas, NV surrounded by his wife Eleanor and his children. Dennis was head of the Maritime Department at AVTEC for many years. His British accent, cheerful attitude and natural teaching style were appreciated by mariners all over the state.
Sheri Stern died early this morning at home (Wed 9/30/2015) surrounded by her loving family.
Within the boundaries of Kenai Fjords National Park, all vegetation along the north side of the Herman Leirer Road and within 40 feet of the road will be cut and removed by the end of October. The work will start at the west side of Resurrection Bridge and extend approximately 4100 feet. This work is taking place now in accordance […]
Seward Middle is in need of volunteers to help out with the cross country boroughs taking place here at Seward High field from 2:45-5:00 this Friday. If you’re interested in helping out, email Mr. Rothenberger at firstname.lastname@example.org or call 224-9025. Thank You! Needed: 4 Chute officials (getting them to stay in line). 1 on scoreboard clock. 1 handout place cards. […]
For the past week, from 2 to possibly 5 humpback whales have been thrilling visitors and locals as they feed on herring close to shore. Watch for flocks of noisy Black-legged Kittiwakes diving on the bait balls; the whales may soon show up. In addition to the blow, the whooshing sound as they exhale, and views of the back, dorsal […]
From John Coffey: “I put this compilation together. Mostly taken right here in Seward over the last 3 years. Enjoy!” To see more of Johns work, visit his web site: http://www.oceanadventurevideo.com/
To see the city’s Comprehensive Annual Financial Report for 2014, see this link to their web site: http://www.cityofseward.us/DocumentCenter/View/2445
The Peninsula Art Guild’s October First Thursday Reception will take place 6-8pm, Oct.1 at the Kenai Fine Arts Center, 816 Cook Ave., Old Town Kenai across from the Oilers Bingo Hall. Two great exhibits will be celebrated: Kathy Matta’s “Behind the Mask” and an art quilt group show entitled “Inspired by Books”. Art center hours are 12-5pm, Wed-Sat. Call […]
By Heidi Zemach for SCN – A wooden painted cutout giraffe seated on an actual bicycle, mounted on a tightrope hung from tall rafters near the stage where more than 200 music and dance performances took place in front of a scary, grinning old fashioned clown face. Sheets painted like old circus billboards, added to the colorful festivities as did […]
A celebration of life will be held in his honor on Sunday,October 4th, 12-2 p.m. at the K.M. Rae Building. Everyone is welcome to attend and share their memories of Bruce. Please bring a potluck dish to share if you can.
The Kenai Mountains-Turnagain Arm (KMTA) National Heritage Area will be holding its next Board of Directors meeting on October 20, 2015 from 1-4:30 p.m. in the Community Room at the Seward Library Museum. The public is invited to attend. The Board will be discussing new grant proposals and other business. National Heritage Areas are designated by Congress and administered by […]
Seward Middle school is in need of a girls basketball coach. If you are interested or know of someone that might be, have them call the school at 224-9000. Practice will start on Monday, October 5th. Thank You!
Seward Community Foundation, an affiliate of Alaska Community Foundation Connecting People Who Care with Causes that Matter PO Box 933 Seward, Alaska 99664 907-224-GIVE (4338) www.sewardcf.org email@example.com Facebook.com/Seward‐Community‐Foundation SUMMER 2015 NEWSLETTER This year Seward Community Foundation (SCF) reached a major milestone with $120,000 available for granting during 2015. Therefore, SCF was able to consider a few larger requests that will […]
Break out the lederhosen and dust off your stein, Oktoberfest is happening in Seward this year. Join The Cookery and friends on Friday Oktober 2, from 5-9 pm in downtown Seward. Schnitzel, brats, beer, and more, will be available. Polka band “The Polka Buzz” will be in town for some fall festive music and good times. Their first set kicks off at […]
By Heidi Zemach for SCN- Those who visit the beach at Lowell Point, or hike the 4.5 mile coastal trail to the recreation area, ending at North Beach, will come across handsome new signposts with evocative poems that may offer a chance to pause, take in its meaning, and find something that speaks to them. That’s the goal of Poems in […]
The Snow River String Band opens up the Fest Tomorrow at 5! The Snow River String Band is a direct outgrowth of the Bluegrass Camps for Kids that have come to Seward for four consecutive summers. With newly acquired skills gained from the camps and a little behind-the-scenes parental organization, the band was formed in the fall of 2013. The […]