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News from Seward Parks & Rec

News from Seward Parks & Rec

2018 Diaper Derby Thanks to our 2018 Diaper Derby judges Casie Warner, Christiana Smith, and Brent Ursel. Thanks to our youth, junior and Teen Leadership Council volunteers: Ailaina Armstrong, Halle Schoening, Donna Hinders and Ella Stefan. Thanks to Volunteer Vitali Sturdy. Parks and Rec is happy to report among the […]

City of Seward Paid Parking Begins May 1

City of Seward Paid Parking Begins May 1

This is an updated version of the City of Seward Paid Parking announcement. Please disregard any previous notices.  The City of Seward Paid Parking will begin in just over one month on Tuesday, May 1. Until then, parking remains free, as long as customers follow all posted signs regarding size restrictions, ADA or wheelchair […]

Fishing Vessel Drill Conductor Workshop in Homer April 15-16

Fishing Vessel Drill Conductor Workshop in Homer April 15-16

The Alaska Marine Safety Education Association (AMSEA) will offer a Fishing Vessel Drill Conductor workshop in Homer onSunday, April 15, from 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM and on Monday, April 16, at a time to be announced. The workshop will be conducted atthe Best Western Bidarka Inn, 575 Sterling Highway. Instructor Anna Borland-Ivy will cover […]

Public Testimony Teleconference Opportunity on Operating Budget April 6

Teleconference on the State Operating Budget: Seward time slot is 3:30 to 4 pm with Glennallen and Homer on Friday April 6. For more information please contact the Seward Legislative Information Office at 907-224-5066, 855-824-5066 (toll free) or Seward.LIO@akleg.gov. (S)FINANCE Standing Committee* Apr 06 Friday 1:30 PM SENATE FINANCE 532 + HB 286 APPROP: OPERATING BUDGET/LOANS/FUNDS TELECONFERENCED — […]

Seahawk Day of Caring Spring Fundraiser

Seahawk Day of Caring Spring Fundraiser

Seward High School and the Seward Seahawk Athletic Booster Club are excited to announce a new signature spring fundraiser – Seahawk Day of Caring!   The idea was conceived when SHS alumnus David Dieckgraeff was approached about ideas for fundraising and said, “I want to see the kids helping out […]

Songbirds like this yellow-rumped warbler would probably do better in a world without people. Photo by Ned Rozell.

Alaska’s Creatures Without Us

by Ned Rozell- In Alan Weisman’s book, The World Without Us, the author ponders “a world from which we all suddenly vanished. Tomorrow.” People who study Alaska’s wildlife donated some thought to the subject. Alaska’s lack of people has benefited many species, including caribou, which still outnumber Alaskans, and salmon, which […]

SPD Hosts Coffee With a Cop April 19th

SPD Hosts Coffee With a Cop April 19th

Program offers opportunity to meet local officers, discuss community issues Seward, Alaska—On Thursday April 19, 2018, officers from the Seward Police Department and community members will come together in an informal, neutral space to discuss community issues, build relationships, and drink coffee. All community members are invited to attend. The […]

Seward Bear Creek Flood Service Area Work Session April 16

Seward Bear Creek Flood Service Area Work Session April 16

The Seward/Bear Creek Flood Service Area board will hold a Work Session at 6:00 pm, on Monday, April 16th  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 SBCFSA […]

Avalanche Hazard Reduction Delays April 4 at Sterling

Avalanche Hazard Reduction Delays April 4 at Sterling

There will be intermittent traffic delays April 4, 2018 on the Seward Highway for avalanche hazard reduction work training between mileposts 37 and 38 at the Sterling Wye. Motorists should expect delays of up to 45 minutes between 9:00 AM and 11:00 AM. Updates will be posted on the 511 system.  http://511.alaska.gov/