By Rick Smeriglio for SCN — ARRC has received a grant of $2.5 million from US Department of Transportation Maritime Administration (MARAD) to create a “master land-use plan” for the Seward Marine Terminal and surrounding 328 acres of railroad-reserve tidelands and uplands. ARRC contributed $500,000 as matching funds to the project it calls “Seward Marine Terminal Expansion Planning”. According to […]
By Heidi Zemach for SCN – Alaska Youth for Environmental Action, (AYEA) spent much of Saturday December 13, 2014 learning more...
Way to go, Seward! Naomi Wade’s grant for graphing calculators at Seward Middle School has been funded thanks to donations made...
By Heidi Zemach for SCN – The American Red Cross of Alaska chapter in Seward has been able to help out three or four local families...
Recent News & Information
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 […]
*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.
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)
Internet and phone connectivity has been restored to Seward Schools.
The phones and internet are down at Seward Elementary, Middle and High School. Schools will not be able to receive any incoming calls and it is unknown when this problem will be fixed.
SPRD Bulletin… URBACHS youth Basketball is right around the corner! Saturdays at Sports & Rec January 24th – March 21st Preschool through 5th grade. Sat, Jan 10th there will be a FREE Jamboree where you can meet the coaches, work on your skill and scrimmage with your friends at 10am. Register by Dec 19th to receive a complimentary team jersey, […]
Resurrection Bay Historical Society invites the public to their annual Christmas open house from 1 – 4 p.m. this Sunday at the Seward Museum. Members will serve refreshments in the Community Room, while RBHS member Sue McClure will play holiday tunes on the organ across the hall in the museum. People can watch the battery-operated train travel the tracks around […]
By Heidi Zemach for SCN – The Seward City Council took an important first step toward implementing renewable energy in Seward at the last meeting of the year Monday night. They authorized City Manager Jim Hunt to negotiate a $48,000 contract with Your Clean Energy, LLC, to develop an economic evaluation for heating the Seward Museum Library and City Annex […]
Fill your feeders with black oil sunflower seeds, and hang up the suet! It’s time to get ready for the annual Seward Christmas Bird Count. All across the country, citizen scientists will help to gather important information about bird populations, movements, and trends. You too, can help count every bird within a 7.5 mile radius of Nash Road and the […]
Alaska SeaLife Center Press Release – Seward, Alaska (December 11, 2014) – The Alaska SeaLife Center (ASLC) is excited to announce it is currently home to a male bearded seal. Siku, named after the Inuit word for “sea ice,” is the first of his kind to reside at the Alaska SeaLife Center – in fact the first bearded seal to […]
Our December Site Council Meeting will be held this Thursday (12/11/14) at 6:30pm at the Seward High School Library. This will likely be the last meeting where we will discuss an Honors Diploma for our students. Come join the conversation! Our agenda can be found here: Agenda Dec 2014 SSBC
Dave Atcheson will discuss his memoir Dead Reckoning, Navigating a Life on the Last Frontier, Courting Tragedy on its High Seas, much of which takes place in Seward, tonight (Wednesday, December 10th) at 6:30PM in the Community Room. Books will be available for purchase at the event.