Welcome back to the 2017-2018 school year! Our district is very excited to have all of our students, staff, and parents back in school. We are committed to meeting the needs of every individual student every day. This is an integral part of our overall philosophy of strong, positive relationships […]
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August 2 2017 1600 TRAFFIC STOP – CITATION Citation issued to PORFIRIO ZAMORA JR. at Third and B Street for operating electronic devices while driving. 1606 LOST AND FOUND A citizen brought in a bicycle left on his property on Nautical Drive. 1705 911 NON EMERGENCY A caller wanted to […]
Kindergarten Roundup Seward Elementary Playground Play Dates:(parent led, not school sponsored) Sunday, Aug 13@2:30-3:30 Sunday, Aug 20@2:30-3:30pm We thought it would help ease the transition and K jitters if the incoming class of 2030 kindergarteners and their caregivers had some time to play together and get to know each other […]
The City of Seward will have a Resilience Workshop Tuesday, August 22nd from12:00-3:00 at the Seward Fire Hall Training Room; 316 4th Ave, Seward, AK 99664.
Seward/Kenai Highway Safety Task Force Meeting scheduled for August 10th is postponed until September.
A message from Miriam & Erin from The Salmon Project- We know you celebrate your salmon love every day of the summer, but this Thursday is the second annual (official) #aksalmonday and it’s going viral. To make it easy to participate, we’ve gathered ten of our favorite salmon actions — and there’s something for everyone, […]
Hope everyone had a wonderful summer. Our first PTA Meeting of the year will be on Aug. 22nd at 6:30 at the Elementary School. We have a lot of things to discuss with a lot of changes happening. We are looking for new PTA leadership this year, so lets start off the […]
by Laine Welch- Jerry Dzugan Speaks Out on Fishing Deaths “It’s time for a checkup from the neck up” – meaning an industry time out to evaluate fishing operations and behaviors, advises Jerry Dzugan, director of the Sitka-based Alaska Marine Safety Education Association (AMSEA) for over 30 years. Dzugan was speaking in response […]
by Bjørn Olson- In part one, Homer residents Bjørn Olson, Kim McNett, Daniel Countiss, and Alayne Tetor flew to Point Hope to attempt a human-powered expedition, by fat-bike and packraft, to Utqiagvk. Twelve days after leaving Point Hope, the party made it to Point Lay, just in time for Nalukatak […]
Seward Elementary will be open for new student registration August 8th and 9th from 9:00 AM to 2:00 PM. Parents must fill out a registration packet for each new student and additionally must provide a birth certificate and updated immunization record. Should your child have an IEP, it would be helpful if you could provide that as […]
Peninsula Art Guild/Kenai Fine Art Center invites artists to create a piece of wearable art for the 2017 Whimsical Wearable Arts. Deadline for applications/registration is October 28, 2017 at 5pm. Wearable arts are defined as clothing, footwear, hats, scarves, jewelry, up-cycled wearables and other adornments. To enter Whimsical Wearable Arts 2017, […]
Ever wondered what Resurrection Bay looks like underwater? In a nutshell, it’s just as amazing as it is above the water! Seward Ocean Excursions owners Captain/Dive Instructor Bixler McClure and Captain/Divemaster Krystin McClure, who have been SCUBA diving in Alaska for years, have been exploring the bay recently with a […]
The Eastern Peninsula Highway Emergency Service Area board will hold a meeting on August 8 at 7:00 pm at the Cooper Landing Community Center. The public is welcomed. The meeting agenda and packet will be published on the website at http://www.kpb.us/service-areas/ephesa.
Note: Dates are approximate. The map above reflects the current plan for paving. Streets already completed: Jefferson Street (from Ballaine to Third Avenue), Fifth Avenue (from Railway to Adams), Sixth Avenue (to Adams), Washington Street (from Fourth Avenue to Fifth Avenue), Adams Street (from Third Avenue to Fifth Avenue, and Sixth […]
By Bjorn Olsen – Point Hope to Point Lay As far as I can tell, Alaskan natives never fry muktuk. By the sixth day of our Arctic fat-bike expedition, the zip-lock bags containing the traditional super-food – whale blubber and skin, typically eaten raw – we’d been gifted in Point […]
by Laine Welch- ASMI explores new markets Seafood is Alaska’s top export by far, usually topping $3 billion in sales each year to 120 countries around the world, and comprising 55 percent of our nation’s total seafood exports. Credit for the state’s export sales goes mostly to the international program […]
Seward Parks and Recreation hosted Seward’s 5th Annual Adventure Challenge Sat, July 22nd. Tri-athletes from around the state paddled 5 miles on Kenai Lake, ran 6.3 miles on the Iditarod trail (Long Lake) to Meridian trailhead then hopped on their bikes and rode 15 miles to the finish line at […]
Long time Seward resident Ronald Buckley, age 82, passed away July 9th, 2017 at Providence Hospital in Anchorage. He was affectionately known as Captain Ron by his friends and family. He was born in San Diego, California in the year 1934. Captain Ron graduated from Sweet Water High School with […]
Seward, AK – You are invited! Please join Kenai Fjords National Park in supporting and recognizing the tremendous efforts of youth this summer in protecting, stewarding and helping visitors make meaningful connections to Kenai Fjords National Park and the remarkable community of Seward, Alaska. The first annual Kenai Fjords National […]