The Division of Sport Fish Aquatic Education Program’s annual ice fishing event is scheduled for Thursday and Friday, February 23rd and 24th at Sport Lake and Thursday, March 2nd at Johnson Lake. The event is for Kenai Peninsula Borough School District elementary school classes that are participating in Alaska Department […]
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Submitted by Dan Chabert of Runnerclick.com – Last week as I was waiting for the light to change during my morning run, I exchanged glances with the crossing guard who took one look at me and joked, “you don’t need to run, you’re skinny enough!” I smiled and responded, “it’s for […]
The Seward Port and Commerce Advisory Board will hold a work session followed by a Regular Meeting on Wednesday, March 1st at 12:00 pm. The work session topic is PACAB Priorities. The Regular Meeting agenda is attached. The meeting will be held as Seward City Hall in Council Chambers at […]
String Along will be playing at the Yukon Bar in Seward on Friday and Saturday, Feb 17 and 18, at 9 pm both nights. String Along is a singer-songwriter duo based out of Homer, AK. Kevin Duff plays guitar and sings, accompanied by Kari Odden on the bass and harmonies. […]
Sports and Recreation schedule: Free gym walking in the gym is from 9:30 am to 11 am. Indoor Park is offered Tue – Fri: 11 am to 12 noon. Roller skating is Saturdays from 2 to 3:30pm Rock Wall is every Friday from 5 to 7pm Dodgeball at the AVTEC […]
The February 18, 2017 Historic Preservation Commission Work Session has been canceled and rescheduled to March 4, 2017 at 10:00 a.m. The Work Session location is in the Council Chambers. All interested persons are invited to attend. The work session topic is the Historic Preservation Plan.
ATTENTION ALL Boat Owners we have had over 2ft of snow in Seward overnight and it is still snowing. Boat owners need to be aware and take action your boat may need to be shoveled. Do you have a Boat watch? The Seward Boat Harbor suggests that you always have […]
Here is the Hot Lunch Menu for the Week of February 14. Happy Valentine’s Day!
There will be intermittent traffic delays Tuesday, February 14, 2017 on the Seward Highway for avalanche hazard reduction work between Bird and Portage near mileposts 100 to 80. Motorists should expect delays of up to 1 hour between 8:30 am and 2:00 PM. Updates will be posted on the 511 […]
Linda Corbin told Seward City News the following story about a random act of kindness at the grocery store: When I begin to think about moving away from Seward, it seems like something extraordinary happens. Today, while in Safeway and checking out, I discovered that I had forgotten my wallet. […]
On Tuesday Feb 14 from 6-8 pm there will be a free showing of the uplifting and engaging documentary entitled “Alive Inside.” This movie will be held at the Seward Senior Center and everyone is welcome to attend. ALIVE INSIDE is a joyous cinematic exploration of music’s capacity to reawaken […]
ANCHORAGE, Alaska — Today (February 10) the Alaska Railroad Corporation (ARRC) announced the elimination of 49 positions as part of a major corporate restructuring effort. ARRC has experienced a 44% downturn in freight tonnage since 2008 (see attached graph) and has recorded a net loss from operations since 2015, with […]
Seward residents take advantage of sunny days when they can! Reader Kari Ingalls contributed this photo of Seward’s winter glory, taken February 1.
The deadline for the 23rd Annual Statewide Poetry Contest is quickly approaching, please share this wonderful opportunity with Alaskan poets of all ages! Contest Divisions: Elementary School Middle School High School Adult Prizes will be awarded for 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place in each division. Entry Fees Elementary, Middle and […]
The Seward/Bear Creek Flood Service Area board will hold a work session at 6:00 pm, followed by a regular meeting at 7:00 pm, Monday, February 13th. The work session topic is SBCFSA FY18 Budget & SBCFSA By-laws Review (if time allows). The packet can be viewed on the website at […]
The Seward Seahawk Cheerleaders are hosting a cheer camp for students from 3rd through 8th grade. Join the Seward Seahawk Cheerleaders to learn cheers and stunts and perform during a varsity basketball game halftime! The camp dates are: Feb 24 from 4pm to 6pm and Feb 25 from 12:30pm to […]
The Alaska Regional National Ocean Bowl competition will be held at Seward High School on February 17-19th. This is the 20th running of this event hosted by the UAF College of Fisheries and Ocean Sciences. Students arrive from all corners of the state to participate in this event. This year […]
The Prince William Sound Regional Citizens’ Advisory Council (PWSRCAC) is seeking recertification as the alternative voluntary advisory group for Prince William Sound, as authorized under the Oil Pollution Act of 1990 (OPA 90). The application has been submitted to the U.S. Coast Guard, which is charged with assessing whether PWSRCAC […]
The United States Fish and Wildlife Service and Friends of Alaska National Wildlife Refuges are the recipients of a 2017 Mindful Birding Award for their efforts to promote ethical birding guidelines and bird conservation through their 25th annual Kachemak Bay Shorebird Festival that will be held in and around Homer, […]
JUNEAU, Alaska — A Coast Guard Air Station Kodiak MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter crew located and rescued three survivors of a plane crash from a ridgeline landing strip in the vicinity of the Chakachatna River, in the Kenai Peninsula, Monday evening. The Jayhawk crew landed, brought the three survivors aboard and transported […]