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Community Project: Schoolyard Habitat

Community Project: Schoolyard Habitat

by Jenn Haugh & Kirstie Lorelei Willean- Transformation of the Seward Elementary grounds from its original landscaping, when the school first opened in 1990, to an outdoor learning environment was completed in 2016.  Perhaps you were one of the multitudes of dedicated volunteers who shared in the community Schoolyard Habitat Project. […]

I went with the wrestling team to Barrow

A Letter of Gratitude from Nele Hohenstein

4478.04 miles air distance between my two homes. I wanted to go on exchange since I was 14 years old and it came true because of Rotary International. I lived in Seward for the last 11 months. I really enjoyed my time here. I had awesome and memorable experiences. I really want to […]

Operation Dry Water: Boat Safely This 4th

Operation Dry Water: Boat Safely This 4th

(ANCHORAGE, Alaska) – Today kicks off the National campaign Operation Dry Water.  Alaska Wildlife Troopers across the state are participating by making contact with boaters during heightened awareness patrols and encouraging them to make good choices while they recreate on Alaska waterways. The goal of Operation Dry Water is to reduce […]

Bear Creek Fire and EMS Open House July 15

Bear Creek Fire and EMS Open House July 15

Bear Creek Fire and EMS welcomes the public to a free open house July 15 at 4pm. The event is located at the Bear Creek Volunteer Fire Department – 13105 Seward Highway (MP 5.5). There will be free food and beverages, special equipment demonstrations, and of course fire trucks!

Fun Allowed on Forest Service Lands- but Not Fireworks

Fun Allowed on Forest Service Lands- but Not Fireworks

Anchorage, AK (June 29, 2017) – As the fourth of July approaches, the Chugach National Forest becomes a popular destination for recreational activities. Forest Service officials urge residents and forest visitors to keep wildfire prevention in mind and reminds residents and visitors that at all times all types of fireworks are prohibited […]

A Letter of Thanks from Rhett Sieverts

A Letter of Thanks from Rhett Sieverts

My name is Rhett Sieverts.  I attended Seward Elementary, Middle and High School and graduated this May.  I was awarded several local scholarships and would like to  thank the Seward Seahawks Athletic Booster Club, the Sons of the American Legion Squadron 5, and all of the Seward businesses who contributed to […]

Leave Fireworks to the Professionals!

Leave Fireworks to the Professionals!

June 26, 2017 – Independence Day and fireworks go hand in hand, but fireworks shouldn’t go in consumers’ hands. That’s the message the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) is reinforcing this Fourth of July. Fireworks annually cause devastating burns, injuries, fires, and even death, making them too dangerous to be […]