Author: brentinseward

Hartmut Gronau 04/10/1940-08/13/2018

Hartmut Gronau 04/10/1940-08/13/2018

Hartmut “Hart” Gronau was born in East Prussia, city of Memel. Soon after he was born, the family had to flee from the Russians . His father fell in WWII in 1944.  When he saw that everyone was crying, he said: “Don’t cry, I get on my horsey and bring […]

A changing ecosystem

A changing ecosystem

I have been driving back and forth on the Seward Highway between Nash Road and Hermin Lierer (Exit Glacier) Road several times a day ever since April 2002. Every time, I would always glance over at the marshy area on the east side of the road to take a quick […]

Celebration of life for Dennis Gallt

Celebration of life for Dennis Gallt

Dennis Gallt celebration of life 11:00 – Service performed by JBER and American Legion Post #5  members. 12:00 – BBQ chicken and potluck. Bring your favorite dishes and stories.   July 21, 2018  11:00 a.m.- 2:00 p.m. American Legion Post #5 402 5th Ave. Seward, AK

Dike failure-Sawmill Creek

Special Weather Statement SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT National Weather Service ANCHORAGE AK 916 AM AKDT Tue Jul 10 2018 AKZ125-111845- Western Prince William Sound- Including the cities of Whittier, Seward, Girdwood, and Moose Pass 916 AM AKDT Tue Jul 10 2018 …LOCALIZED FLOODING EXPECTED ALONG SAWMILL CREEK NORTH OF SEWARD… A […]

most GCI services back after statewide outage

Monday Morning-July 9th, 2018. GCI is experiencing a state wide outage of services.  GCI long distance, cell phones, and texting are affected.  They are working on the problem, but as of 0815 don’t have any estimation of how long the outage will last.   0930: Anchorage Municipal Light and Power […]

New Coast Guard Physical Exam Form

The U.S. Coast Guard has updated the “Application for Medical Certificate (Form CG-719k)”.  The information required is pretty much the same, but the format is a little different and it is now 10 pages long. Please make sure that you have the most recent form filled out PRIOR to your […]

Seward Area Flood Advisory

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN ANCHORAGE HAS ISSUED A * FLOOD ADVISORY FOR… SEWARD AREA INCLUDING THE RESURRECTION RIVER… * UNTIL 430 PM AKDT TUESDAY * ANOTHER WAVE OF HEAVY PRECIPITATION BRINGING 2-3 INCHES OF RAIN IS FORECAST TO IMPACT SEWARD STARTING SUNDAY NIGHT AND ENDING MONDAY EVENING. THIS RAIN […]

Special weather statement-heavy rain with possible flooding

Special Weather Statement SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT…UPDATED National Weather Service ANCHORAGE AK 1132 AM AKDT Fri Jun 15 2018 AKZ121-125-171945- Western Kenai Peninsula-Western Prince William Sound- Including the cities of Kenai, Soldotna, Homer, Cooper Landing, Whittier, Seward, Girdwood, and Moose Pass 1132 AM AKDT Fri Jun 15 2018 …HEAVY RAIN TO […]

Daniel Andrew Johnson 3/27/1948-5/5/2018

Daniel Andrew Johnson 3/27/1948-5/5/2018

Dan passed away on the 5th of May at Providence Medical Center in Anchorage. For the past 10 years, Dan had struggled with many health issues, with Parkinson’s Disease being the most prominent among them. Dan was born in New York City, New York and grew up in Duluth, Minnesota. […]

***Change of location 2018 Baseball opening day***

Unfortunately, Mother Nature doesn’t want to cooperate with us this year for the opening day of Seward Little League Baseball.  All of this wet/snowy/slushy weather has waterlogged the downtown little league field and has rendered it unusable for opening day. Therefore, registration has been moved to the old library (city […]

Baseball opening day 2018

Baseball opening day 2018

Get ready to PLAY BALL!!!! The Seward Little League 2018 season is about to get under way.  A dedicated group of volunteers has been working diligently to prepare for another great season of Little League in Seward.  The equipment has been inspected, inventoried and dispersed to the coaches. Opening day […]

Get ready to PLAY BALL!

Even though there is fresh snow on the ground, opening day for Seward Little League is fast approaching.  In order to ensure a safe, fun baseball season, volunteers are needed. If you are available to help with the 2018 season,  please come to the 2nd floor of the AVTEC Building […]

Winters not done yet-special weather statement

Special Weather Statement SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT…UPDATED National Weather Service ANCHORAGE AK 1202 PM AKDT Tue Apr 3 2018 AKZ101-121-125-052015- Anchorage-Western Kenai Peninsula-Western Prince William Sound- Including the cities of Anchorage, Eagle River, Indian, Eklutna, Kenai, Soldotna, Homer, Cooper Landing, Whittier, Seward, Girdwood, and Moose Pass 1202 PM AKDT Tue Apr […]

Power Outage Friday February 9th

POWER OUTAGE The Seward Electric Department has scheduled a power outage to conduct emergency repairs, Friday, February 9th, from 9:00am am to 11:00am. The affected areas will be everything North of Sealion Drive to Grouse Lake including, but not limited to, Forest Acres, Subdivisions and residences accessed from Nash Rd, […]

Blizzard Warning Portage Valley to Turnagain Pass

URGENT – WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE National Weather Service Anchorage AK 320 PM AKST Sat Dec 30 2017 AKZ125-311515- /O.UPG.PAFC.WS.A.0005.171231T0600Z-180101T0300Z/ /O.NEW.PAFC.BZ.W.0007.171231T0600Z-180101T0300Z/ Western Prince William Sound- Including the cities of Whittier, Seward, Girdwood, and Moose Pass 320 PM AKST Sat Dec 30 2017 …BLIZZARD WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 9 PM THIS EVENING […]

Ron Billingsley

Ron Billingsley

Ron Billingsley passed away at Providence Anchorage Medical Center on Tuesday evening, October 24th, from complications of diabetes and tobacco use. Ron moved to Seward in in 1972 and remained here until his death. Ron’s friends all remember him as the first person to help out anyone in need. and […]