We are now recruiting volunteers to fill positions on the evening of July 3rd, and all day on July 4th for the 2017 race, and hope you’ll be able to join us for another great event. This year, we once again are asking most race volunteers to register and choose jobs via SignUp Genius. […]
Author: SCN Editor
This press release serves notice to the general public, City of Seward employees, visitors, and all others of concern that on the evenings of May 16, May 17, and May 18, temporary closures will occur in three Seward Boat Harbor parking lot locations for cleaning in preparation for the Seward […]
The Seward City Council is seeking applications from citizens of Seward and the surrounding area, interested in serving on the Historic Preservation Commission (HP). There are four (4) seats available: three (3) with a term expiring in May, 2020 and one (1) with a term expiring in May, 2019. The […]
Seward HS Pool Schedule June 6 – Aug 20 2017 Closed May 21 – June 5, July 4 Open Swim T & Th 3:30 – 4:50 pm M, W, F 6:30 – 7:50 pm Sun 4:00 – 5:20 pm Lap Swim M, W, F 6:30 – 8:00 am M – […]
(ANCHORAGE, Alaska) – The Alaska State Troopers and Alaska Wildlife Troopers started the Annual Memorial Day Weekend Click It or Ticket High Visibility Enforcement Effort on May 15th 2017. The effort runs through June 4. The main focus of the National Click It or Ticket enforcement campaign is to save lives. […]
Fish Factor: NOAA Fisheries Economics, Hope for Tanner Fishery, Seafood for Alaskans, Chris Oliver Takes NMFS Top Post
By Laine Welch- NOAA Fisheries Economics Report The U.S. seafood industry’s contribution to the nation’s economy sank a bit, while Alaska’s output increased slightly and dollar values held steady. An eagerly anticipated annual report released last week by NOAA Fisheries measures the economic impacts of U.S. commercial and recreational fisheries. […]
Seward was represented at the Arctic Council Ministerial meeting in Fairbanks last week. Seven dignitaries at the Arctic Council Ministerial Meeting received a gift of Dot Bardarson’s giclee print,”Back from a Paddle”. Dot is one of our local artists in Seward. The art was presented by Secretary of State, Rex […]
Upcoming Parks and Rec Events: Lots of Races, Adult Softball, Youth Soccer, Summer Camps and Teen Activities
PCT Letter of Thanks! The 26th Annual Polar Bear Pink Cheeks Triathlon was a big success! Parks and Recreation is excited to share the excellent turnout of the Pink Cheeks Triathlon and wants to thank all the athletes that came to compete, improve their past personal records, bringing family, friends, […]
The Seward Chamber of Commerce is hosting a Small Business Ice Cream Social Thursday May 18th at 6pm at the Seward Library.
There will be a free Family Movie event on Saturday May 20th at 3pm at the Seward Community Library.
Parents as teachers is a free program designed to support parents as their child’s best and first teacher. PAT is an evidence-based program built around visits to your own home. The information brought to families has been supported by numerous studies and reinforced by professionals in the field. Participants receive two personal […]
The remaining 1.5 miles of the road to Exit Glacier opened this Friday, May 12 at 7:00 a.m. Water is currently not available on site. Vault toilets are available for use. The Exit Glacier Nature Center is projected to open on Saturday, May 20, 2017. Ranger-led programs will not be offered until […]
A message from the Seward Police Department- As a public service, street parking along Adams in front of city hall is video recorded and should be a safe place to meet and exchange Seward Buy/Sale, Craig’s List, or other exchange web services. No problems have been reported in Seward, we […]
Seeking Solitude in Seward is an essay by Michael Hankins depicting the Seward area in the late 1960s. Mr. Hankins grew up in Alaska and graduated from East High School in Anchorage in 1972. He wrote this essay out of a desire to share his experiences with the current Seward community, […]
The Kenai Peninsula Borough Solid Waste Department wants you to know that the Central Peninsula Landfill and Transfer Facilities and Sites summer operating hours began May 7th. All facilities are open 7 days per week.
The Seward/Bear Creek Flood Service Area board will hold a neighborhood work session for the Salmon Creek 205 Revetment project Monday, May 15th at 6:00 pm at the Seward Community Library Museum downstairs community room. Residents of the Bear Lake area are encouraged to attend. The Salmon Creek Revetment is an armored […]
It’s that time of the year again to be bear aware! Join us on Friday, May 12, 2017 at the K.M. Rae Building from 4:30-6:30 p.m. to learn about bear safety and practice spraying with inert bear spray. Kenai Fjords National Park and the Seward Ranger District of the Chugach […]
By Dr. Ross Van Camp- Immunizations are important to health at all ages. Each vaccine activates your body’s immune system to make antibodies that fight infection when exposed to that specific disease. They are the single most important advancement in medicine and have been responsible for the prevention of many […]
Muskoxen are occasionally stranded on islands with inadequate food and water resources for survival and the Alaska Board of Game has addressed this situation through regulation 5 AAC 92.046, which allows the Department to open a special season by emergency order, waive tag fees, and issue permits to take stranded […]
Fish Factor by Laine Welch: Salmon Anticipation, No Federal Relief to Seiners, Antibiotics Labeling and Good Idea Grants
By Laine Welch- Copper River Salmon Season Starts May 18 Alaska’s salmon season officially gets underway in less than two weeks! The first fishery for sockeye and king salmon is set for May 18 at Copper River and the town of Cordova is buzzing, said Christa Hoover, executive director of […]