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Ayurveda Workshop at Resurrect Art March 16

Ayurveda Workshop at Resurrect Art March 16

Resurrect Art is excited to help provide an opportunity for locals to learn about the Ayurveda healthcare system. Clinical Ayurvedic Specialist, Amanda Lyons, will offer a free workshop to interested participants on Friday, March 16 at 6pm. Come learn about yoga’s sister science and see if Ayurveda is a system that might […]

A detail of William Dall’s 1870 Alaska map, from “Alaska and its Resources.” 

A Scientist’s View of Alaska, 150 Years Ago

by Ned Rozell- One year before Alaska became part of America, 21-year old William Dall ascended the Yukon River on a sled, pulled by dogs. The man who left his name all over the state was in 1866 one of the first scientists to document the mysterious peninsula jutting toward […]

Caring for the Kenai Finalists Chosen

Caring for the Kenai Finalists Chosen

Kenai, March 8th, 2017– With high schools from Homer to Seward participating in this year’s Caring for the Kenai (CFK) environmental and disaster preparedness contest, a panel of eight judges from the professional community selected twelve Kenai Peninsula Borough high school students to compete for over $28,000 in cash awards […]

News from Seward Parks and Recreation

News from Seward Parks and Recreation

Sports & Recreation Schedule at the AVTEC Gym (519 4th Ave) Open Tue – Fri 9:30am to 9pm, Sat 10am to 6pm Sauna is open Tue & Thu from 7 to 9pm. Men 7pm, Women 8pm Rockwall 5 – 6:30p Open Volleyball: Fridays 6:30 to 8pm Adult drop in – $5; Youth/Senior – $3; Under 5 – $2 […]

Seward Historic Preservation Award Nominations Open

Seward Historic Preservation Award Nominations Open

Nominations for local historic preservation efforts accepted now!  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 […]

Jerry “Jake” Hess (1929 – 2018)

Jerry “Jake” Hess (1929 – 2018)

Friends are invited to join in celebrating the life of Jake Hess at Anchorage City Church, 1301 West 100th Avenue in Anchorage, Alaska, on Saturday, March 10, 2018, at 1 p.m. Jake was a decorated Korean War Veteran, devoted family man, business owner and longtime Alaskan. Jake first came to Alaska in the […]

"The Irresistible Story," by Nicole Feemster, on the southern side of the Seward Library. Photo: Brian Wright.

Upcoming Events at the Seward Community Library and Museum

Story Time on Fridays at 11am in the Children’s Room.  March’s Story Times will start with celebrating Dr. Seuss 3/2, talking about Puffins with our Sea Life Center Partner, Laura Woodward 3/10, appreciating puppies on National Puppy Day 3/23, and finishing the month off with Crayons and colors on 3/30.  Come join us […]

Seward Area Prescribed Pile Burning Planned

Seward Area Prescribed Pile Burning Planned

Anchorage, AK (March 1, 2018) Chugach National Forest fire management staff plan to begin prescribed fire activities on forest lands near Devils Pass trailhead in early March. Prescribed burning will focus on slash piles created during recent wildlife habitat and fuel reduction mitigation efforts. The area planned for burning is […]