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Events and Schedule for 2017 Seahawk Classic

Events and Schedule for 2017 Seahawk Classic

The Seahawk Classic starts this Thursday, Feb 2 and runs through Saturday. There will be fundraisers at the tournament including a dessert auction on Friday and an Alaska Airlines raffle. Seahawk Spirit Gear will be available for sale throughout the tournament. For the dessert auction, dessert donations should be dropped […]

Backcountry Film Festival Saturday, February 4

Backcountry Film Festival Saturday, February 4

Join your fellow winter enthusiasts for an evening of provocative and wild films of skiing, reflections, snow school, Antarctica and a trip to China. 11 Films! Saturday February 4, 2017, KM Rae Building 201 Railway 6pm potluck: Food – $5 for soup, bread and soft beverage 7pm films: $10 for […]

Parents and Little Kids Drumming Feb 7 at 10am

Parents and Little Kids Drumming Feb 7 at 10am

Join Qutekcak and Parents as Teachers for a kids drumming circle on February 7 at 10am at the Qutekcak Building. You’re never too young to enjoy drumming and singing! The Qutekcak building is located at 221 3rd Avenue. If you have drums, please bring them. A dozen extras will be […]

A pilot assesses the damage on a single-engine Super Cub airplane. Photo: USCG

Coast Guard Rescues Pilot Northwest of Kodiak

A Coast Guard Air Station Kodiak MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter crew rescued a pilot who crashed on Hallo Glacier Lake approximately 75 miles northwest of Kodiak Sunday afternoon. The Jayhawk crew hoisted the man and transported him to Kodiak with no apparent injuries. Watchstanders from Coast Guard Sector Anchorage received a […]

Holland America Line Accepting Grant Applications

Holland America Line Accepting Grant Applications

Applications are now being accepted by the Holland America Line and Princess Cruises Community Advisory Boards (CABs) for grants to local service and non-profit groups in six communities within Alaska and Canada: Fairbanks, Juneau, Ketchikan, Seward, Sitka, and the Yukon. The CABs consist of local civic and business leaders who advise […]

Alaska Opioid Task Force Recommendations

Alaska Opioid Task Force Recommendations

The Alaska Opioid Task Force recommends collaborative prevention, treatment and recovery support strategies to reduce opioid misuse in Alaska. The Alaska Opioid Policy Task Force has issued a broad set of recommendations to prevent, treat, and support recovery from opioid misuse and addiction in Alaska, as mentioned in Governor Bill […]

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 […]