Author: SCN Editor
The Seward Teen & Youth Center (TYC) will be open on Monday, March 26 for regular After School Program (ASP) and fun, recreation activities. Parks will be open, too, until dusk. Sports & Rec (at the AVTEC Gym) and the teen Rec Room (tRR) remain closed on all Mondays.
2018/19 Kindergarten Round Up has arrived! Wednesday, April 11th 5:30 – 6:30 What to bring: your 5 year-old (must be 5 by September 1st to enroll in kindergarten; optional to bring him/her) shot records birth certificate any questions you have. Miss Haugh and Ms. Alexis look forward to meeting all of […]
The ePacket for TUESDAY, March 27, 2018 is available on the city website: http://www.cityofseward.us/DocumentCenter/View/4222 City offices will be closed on Monday, March 26, 2018 in observance of Seward’s Day.
by Ned Rozell- I slept outside a few nights ago. Lying a platform of packed snow, my face looking upward from the sleeping bag, I squinted at the Big Dipper. Within a few minutes, what appeared to be a moving star slanted across the dipper. Then another. And another. About […]
Rex von Borstel is the owner and surveyor at Marathon Marine Surveyor. About Rex: —I first came to Alaska in 1981 being stationed in Ketchikan at the Coast Guard base, which was also a vessel repair facility. I returned to Alaska in 1986 after being stationed on two different large […]
This event is free. Please RSVP to the Chamber of Commerce at 224-8051. Thank you!
The Seward/Bear Creek Flood Service Area board will hold a regular board meeting at 6:00 pm, on Monday, April 2nd 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, contact the […]
Please join us for our monthly meeting this Tuesday, March 20 at 6:30pm at the elementary school library.
Pursuant to Seward City Code 2.10.030 (2), this is to serve as the written notice calling a Special City Council Meeting on Tuesday, March 20, 2018 at 5:30 p.m. for the purpose of: Presentation On Sewer Tariff Historical Rate Problem, Water Tariff Classification Issue, And Plan To Retroactively Revise Feb 2018 Electric […]
Editor’s Note: This article on Opportunity Zones has been edited slightly for content before publication. by Curtis W. Thayer- While we’ve heard quite a bit about the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act of 2017, it’s possible that you didn’t hear about one section that may prove to be one of the […]
Dear Seward Citizen, As a customer of Shoreside Petroleum/Petro Marine purchasing both heating fuel for your home and gasoline for your car, I want to personally thank you for your business. The Tug “One Cure” and Barge “Zidell Marine #277” are both state of the art vessels and incorporate the […]
by Laine Welch- Get Ugly “It’s what’s on the inside that counts” is the message Alaska crab marketers are pushing to encourage their customers to put appearances aside. “We’re telling them to Get Ugly,” said Tyson Fick, executive director of the trade group, Alaska Bering Sea Crabbers, speaking of the new […]
A message from the Alaska State Troopers- Have a Shamrockin’ Good Time! (ANCHORAGE, Alaska) – We don’t have to tell you St. Patrick’s Day is Saturday. We know a whole bunch of Alaskans are ready for the festivities to kick off and we hope you have a great time! However, the Alaska […]
“Don’s Dog” is an essay by Michael Hankins. Mr. Hankins grew up in Alaska and graduated from East High School in Anchorage in 1972. He wrote this essay out of a desire to share his experiences with the current Seward community, and for his children and grandchildren to learn about his early […]
by Ned Rozell- Marked by metal cones and a clear-cut swath 20 feet wide, Alaska’s border with Canada is one of the great feats of wilderness surveying. The boundary between Alaska and Canada is 1,538 miles long. The line is obvious in some places, such as the Yukon River valley, […]