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Nominations Open for Local Historic Preservation Efforts

Nominations Open for Local Historic Preservation Efforts

This annual award recognizes local preservation efforts and encourages community understanding and appreciation of Seward’s history. For over 100 years, many Seward citizens have enriched our sense of place and community. Without the hard work and civic pride of those that came before us, Seward would not be the exemplary […]

State Supports New Calista Apprenticeship with AVTEC Classes

State Supports New Calista Apprenticeship with AVTEC Classes

JUNEAU, Alaska— The Alaska Department of Labor and Workforce Development is supporting Calista Corporation’s new maritime apprenticeship program with AVTEC courses for work on deck, in the engine room, and in the galley. Calista Corporation has started a new maritime apprenticeship program in partnership with Brice Marine and other employers, […]

Information for Polar Bear Jump Volunteers

Information for Polar Bear Jump Volunteers

A message from Kathleen: Seward 2017 Polar Jump Festival Signups are going great! Thank you so very much for taking time to come together and help our community! Friday January 27th Live Auction at Tony’s Bar: Please arrive at least 15 minutes early. We are seeking more Auctioneer Assistants It […]

Healthy Eating Potluck Contest Monday February 6

Healthy Eating Potluck Contest Monday February 6

The Seward Community Health Center is hosting a healthy eating potluck on Monday, February 6 from 6:00-8:00 pm. Potluck contest entrants are encouraged to create great tasting dishes that cut calories, sodium, and sugar. The categories are Appetizer/Side, Entree, and Dessert. Community members are all invited to attend this free […]

Seahawk Booster Club Dessert Auction

Seahawk Booster Club Dessert Auction

Dessert Silent Auction  Friday, February 3rd during the Seahawk Classic Basketball Tournament 5pm – 8pm – Seward High School Anyone wishing to donate a dessert for the auction please contact Peggy Hamner at 362-6034 or plhamner@gmail.com.Come watch the games, cheer on the home team and bid on some delicious desserts!  Winning bids will […]

Watch out for Moose!

Watch out for Moose!

Kenai Peninsula drivers are urged to look out for moose and to drive cautiously, especially in areas where moose are frequently seen. Wintertime conditions can make driving more difficult and increase your chances of a moose-vehicle collision. Even with light snow accumulations in some areas, this winter is on track […]

PTA Meeting January 24

PTA Meeting January 24

Don’t forget to mark your calendars for the monthly PTA meeting on Tuesday January 24th at 6:30 in the School Library.  If you have anything you would like to discuss please respond to this email and we will put it on the agenda. Hope to see you there! Lidia Petersen […]

Board of Fish asks Legislature to Update Salmon Protections

KODIAK, AK – The Alaska Board of Fisheries finalized a letter to the State Legislature Friday, recommending that lawmakers clarify and add to Alaska’s Fish Habitat Permitting law, Title 16. This comes after commercial, sport, subsistence and personal use fishermen joined together to highlight the need to update Alaska’s primary […]

Live Irish Music January 20th at Resurrect Art

Live Irish Music January 20th at Resurrect Art

Live Irish music by Dubliners John Walsh, Pat Broaders and Tommy Martin at Resurrect Art Coffee House on Friday, January 20th at 7:00 p.m. Together the three will blend their decades of musical knowledge, tell stories, and entertain you while listening to traditional Irish music: John Walsh on the banjo, […]

Kids’ Carnival Set for January 28th

Kids’ Carnival Set for January 28th

The Seward Teen and Youth Center is hosting a Kids Carnival on Polar Bear Jump Day. January 28th from 2-4pm at AVTEC Gym. There will be 20+ games for kids ages 1-8yrs old. Prizes for every game. A great way to spend the cold afternoon. Tickets cost .50 each and […]

New Members Needed for Japan Exchange Association

Each year since 1973 the Seward International Friendship Association (SIFA) has assisted the City of Seward to coordinate a summer exchange program for high school students with our sister city of Obihiro, Japan. Now SIFA is in need of new members and people willing to take on leadership roles in […]

French Science Fiction Story Set in Seward

French Science Fiction Story Set in Seward

What would Seward be like in a world where society has lost its grip? Stephane Desienne, a French science fiction writer, has written a new book exploring this question. Amidst the dystopia, a giant floating city appears. The mysterious metropolis anchors in the middle of Resurrection Bay. If you would […]

Baby and parents swim at the pool together two afternoons a week. Heidi Zemach photo.

Seward High School Pool Schedule

Seward High School Pool Schedule Jan 9 – May 26 2017 Closed Jan 16 and April 16, and evenings Feb 2, 3 and Mar 2.  Spring Break schedule Mar 12 – 19. When school is in session, please enter through main entrance. Schedule subject to change. Call 224-3900 for current […]