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Parents As Teachers Enrolling Families for 2017-2018

Parents as teachers is a free program designed to support parents as their child’s best and first teacher. PAT is an evidence-based program built around visits to your own home. The information brought to families has been supported by numerous studies and reinforced by professionals in the field. Participants receive two personal […]

Road to Exit Glacier Open for the Summer Season

Road to Exit Glacier Open for the Summer Season

The remaining 1.5 miles of the road to Exit Glacier opened this Friday, May 12 at 7:00 a.m.  Water is currently not available on site. Vault toilets are available for use. The Exit Glacier Nature Center is projected to open on Saturday, May 20, 2017.  Ranger-led programs will not be offered until […]

This photo, found at the Seward Community Library, depicts Hankins' picnic spot during the railroad era.

Seeking Solitude in Seward

Seeking Solitude in Seward is an essay by Michael Hankins depicting the Seward area in the late 1960s. 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, […]

Free Bear Safety Training Friday May 12

Free Bear Safety Training Friday May 12

It’s that time of the year again to be bear aware! Join us on Friday, May 12, 2017 at the K.M. Rae Building from 4:30-6:30 p.m. to learn about bear safety and practice spraying with inert bear spray. Kenai Fjords National Park and the Seward Ranger District of the Chugach […]

Immunizations are Safe and Prevent Disease

Immunizations are Safe and Prevent Disease

By Dr. Ross Van Camp- Immunizations are important to health at all ages. Each vaccine activates your body’s immune system to make antibodies that fight infection when exposed to that specific disease. They are the single most important advancement in medicine and have been responsible for the prevention of many […]

Seward-Bear Creek Flood Service Area Board vacancies

Seward-Bear Creek Flood Service Area Board vacancies

Notice is hereby given that vacancies exist on the Seward/Bear Creek Flood Service Area Board. Applications are being sought from those qualified voters who are interested in appointment to their respective service area board. Any qualified voter who has resided within the service area for 180 days may apply for […]

Free F/V Drill Conductor Training in Kenai May 27

Free F/V Drill Conductor Training in Kenai May 27

The Alaska Marine Safety Education Association (AMSEA) will offer a Fishing Vessel Drill Conductor workshop in Kenai on Saturday, May 27, 2017 from 8:00 AM to 6:00 PM.  The workshop will be conducted at Challenger Learning Center of Alaska, 9711 Kenai Spur Highway. AMSEA Drill Conductor workshops meet the training […]

TelAlaska Construction Summer 2017

TelAlaska Construction Summer 2017

Please be advised that TelAlaska construction crews, as well as crews from our contracted companies, will continue to be active in the Seward area during the 2017 summer construction season. We are in the process of completing a nearly $1 million project to run fiber optic cable from Seward to Moose Pass. […]

Free Classical Music Performance May 11th

Free Classical Music Performance May 11th

The Anchorage Bowl Chamber Orchestra will be performing a concert of short chamber works by classical/romantic composers such as Roussel, Nielson, and Schubert, on May 11th at 7:30. This free, open to the public concert will be held at the Seward Marine Center K.M. Rae Education Building. Donations welcome at […]

City Council Work Session on Housing May 22nd

City Council Work Session on Housing May 22nd

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the Seward City Council will conduct a work session on the following item of business: CITY COUNCIL WORK SESSION Monday, May 22, 2017 at 5:30 p.m. City Council Chambers TOPIC: Discuss Housing With The Chamber Of Commerce, Local Realtors, Local Contractors, And The Public The […]