For our first project in SHS’s Ceramics Class and SMS Art Class we went back to basics – the human hand. Hands have been connected to our personal identities and to our humaness since we lived in caves. Seward High Students took inspiration from henna designs, hand tattoos, palm reading, folk art, and anataomy to name a few. Great job! More art at our Blog. […]
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Recent News & Information
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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. […]
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.
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 […]
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 […]
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”, […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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: […]
Dessert Silent Auction Friday, February 5th during the Seahawk Classic Basketball Tournament 5pm – 8pm – Seward High School Come watch the games, cheer on the home team and bid on some delicious desserts! Winning bids will be awarded at 8pm. Anyone wishing to donate a dessert for the auction please contact Kim Reierson at 224-3351 or at email@example.com.
Seward’s very own junior and senior Native Youth Olympic teams went to Kenai, Alaska. We were invited to compete at the Peninsula Winter Games NYO Invitational hosted by Kenaitze Indian Tribe. This Native Youth Olympic competition was open to teams and individuals around Alaska from January 22nd – 24th, 2016. This was a two and half day competition that consisted […]
Alaska Reads is a program that seeks to unite people across the state by reading the same book. The book selected for the inaugural year is Blonde Indian: An Alaska Native Memoir by Ernestine Hayes. Please join us at The Seward Community Library & Museum (SCLM) for Alaska Reads programming. All events are free and open to the public. It […]
Until March 30th cords of wood will be available. It is 2 years old and is made up of birch and spruce. It is split and cut for wood stoves; and is $200.00 cash a cord. Please call Levi if you would like to make arrangements for a delivery. It is beautiful firewood to quote my husband. Levi’s number is: […]