Seward Experiences Spike in Urban Bear Activity

by Kelley Lane for Seward City News-
Seward has experienced unusually high levels of black bear activity in the past few weeks. Residents have reported seeing animals in most parts of the Seward city limits, especially in …

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Go Inside Spring Creek Prison

Go inside Spring Creek Correctional Center with Alaska Public Media for a conversation with the inmates, staff, and the public about preparing for life after prison. FREE, Tuesday, September 26 at 7 PM.

Visit Alaska Public…

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Fish Factor: Alaska's Blue Economy, Scams Target Boat Owners, Bristol Bay Total

by Laine Welch-

Alaska’s Blue Economy
A growing cluster of entrepreneurs is seeding prospects for Alaska’s new “blue economy” and it is attracting interest from around the world.

Marine technology experts are meeting a…

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Seward Elementary Welcomes New Principal Alan Haskins

by Michelle Strubeck for Seward City News-

With the new school year underway, Seward Elementary has welcomed Alan Haskins as its new principal. Alan and his wife Laura are originally from Polson, Montana. The Haskins origi…

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How to Spend a Rainy Day in Seward

by Kelley Lane for Seward City News-
August and September are typically rainy months in Seward. This year has been on target with most of the past month including substantial precipitation. Each time that it’s not actively p…

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Black Bear. Photo Courtesy of US Fish and Wildlife Service.

Seward Experiences Spike in Urban Bear Activity

by Kelley Lane for Seward City News- Seward has experienced unusually high levels of black bear activity in the past few weeks. Residents have reported seeing animals in most parts of the Seward city limits, especially in the subdivision of Forest Acres. Just two weeks ago, a black bear walked […]

Seward Police Journals September 12-September 17 2017

Seward Police Journals September 12-September 17 2017

September 12 2017 0619 PARKING COMPLAINT A parking warning was left on MS/LIC MED607 at Fifth Avenue for parking against flow of traffic and parking in front of a driveway. 1544 DRIVING COMPLAINT RP, reported a white pickup, unknown plate, that was speeding on Benson.  Officer advised. 1930 DRUG INFORMATION […]

Story Time

Story Time

Story Time Begins Tomorrow Friday, September 22, 11:00am In the Children’s Room (Ages Birth to 5 Years Old)   @ Seward Community Library and Museum 239 6th Avenue, P.O. Box 2389 Seward, Alaska 99664 libmus@cityofseward.net * (907)224-4082 * FAX (907)224-3521

Flood Warning Issued for Snow River

The National Weather Service in Anchorage has issued a Flood Warning for,  A Glacier-Dammed Lake Outburst in,The Snow River. This outburst  will effect Kenai Lake and the Kenai River from Cooper Landing to  Skilak Lake. Until 100 PM AKDT Monday The Snow Glacier-dammed Lake is releasing at this time. Water  levels […]

Seward PTA Meeting September 26

Seward PTA Meeting September 26

The monthly PTA meeting will be held on Tuesday September 26th at Seward Elementary School at 6:30pm in the Library. Some of the topics that will be discussed are: Garage Sale on Oct 13 and 14 Elections of officers- Nominations will be accepted The complete agenda will be available shortly. If you have a topic you […]

SeaView Community Services is looking for a Lead Accountant

SeaView Community Services is looking for a Lead Accountant

Are you looking for an opportunity to step into a pivotal role at a well-established non-profit organization with a positive mission to strengthen families, foster self-sufficiency and enhance the quality of life for community residents with mental illness and developmental disabilities? If so, SeaView Community Services is looking for a […]

City Council Double Work Session September 25

City Council Double Work Session September 25

Please see the attached revised work session notice for Monday, September 25, 2017.  In addition to their regular 7:00 p.m. meeting that evening, the City Council will also have two scheduled work sessions: PUBLIC NOTICE CITY COUNCIL WORK SESSION UPDATED TIME & TOPIC NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the Seward City Council will conduct […]

Museum Day Live! 2017

Museum Day Live! 2017

Join us at the Seward Community Library & Museum on Saturday, September 23rd, from 12:00 pm to 5:00 pm for the first event of our winter season, Museum Day Live! This event, created by Smithsonian Magazine, recognizes the extraordinary power of museums to provide visitors with insight and inspiration, and […]

Seward Bear Creek Flood Service Area Meeting October 2

Seward Bear Creek Flood Service Area Meeting October 2

The Seward/Bear Creek Flood Service Area board will hold a regular meeting Monday, October 2nd  at 6:00 pm at the KPB Seward Annex office in Sea View Plaza at 302 Railway Ave, Suite 122. Public is welcomed. The meeting agenda and packet can be found on the website at www.kpb.us/service-areas/sbcfsa/sbcfsa-meetings. For more information […]

Absentee Voting Now Open at City Clerk’s Office

Absentee Voting Now Open at City Clerk’s Office

September 18, 2017 – October 2, 2017, Monday – Friday, 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.: Absentee in Person Voting for Seward and outlying areas.  Office of the City Clerk, Second Floor City Hall, 410 Adams Street.  Bring a form of ID! September 25, 2017: Last day to apply to receive a ballot by mail.  Stop […]

Letter to the Editor: Medical Access

Letter to the Editor: Medical Access

The following letter to the editor, “Medical Access” was submitted by Holly Abel- I’m a life-long Alaskan, mother of two and mental health professional whose passions are prevention and health promotion.  I don’t consume cannabis, alcohol, caffeine, drugs or television.  I thank God for the free will and discernment He […]