Author: Paul Tougas

Open Source Map of Seward

Open Source Map of Seward

I created a map of Seward attractions to hand out to my customers at my old business, The Seward Information Center.  It has on it places to eat and drink, see and do, buy things etc.. We no longer need this map and it did take a lot of work.  […]

Seward City News Has New Owner

Seward City News Has New Owner

The business, Seward City News has been bought by long time local Sewardite Steve Fink and his family.  It has been a great honor to watch over our endeavor here but as I move on I know that Steve will continue fostering free and open communication about the things we […]

Siren work being done in Seward today

Sirens will be going off TODAY, Tuesday, April 16, 2013 for maintenance – testing only! Ongoing siren work in the Seward area through today will require brief 10 second activations of the test chimes, no voice. No actual alert warning sound will be made. Johanna Kinney, CMC City Clerk, City […]

Kindergarten Round Up

Kindergarten Round Up

Enroll your child for Kindergarten! Wednesday, April 24th Two sessions offered this year ~ either 5:30 – 6:30 or 6:30 – 7:30  What to bring: your 5 year-old (must be 5 by September 1st to enroll in kindergarten;  optional to bring him/her) shot records birth certificate any questions you have. […]

Seward TAMS Classes

When Monday, April 22, 2013, 6:30 – 8:30pm Where Hotel Seward Cost $45 Note Hillary Bean, 491-1061 Pre-registration is required during winter months. Please contact the instructor between the hours of 9am-5pm M-F to renew your card or for schedule information and updates.

April is Alaska’s Bear Awareness Month

April is Alaska’s Bear Awareness Month

Governor  Sean Parnell has proclaimed April “Bear Awareness Month” in Alaska as a way to remind everyone about bear safety and the importance of minimizing attractants to reduce human-bear conflicts. (For a copy of the full proclamation, visit http://gov.alaska.gov/parnell/press-room/full-proclamation.html?pr=6407. ) April is typically when bears begin emerging from dens on […]

Young Life Flocks the Neighborhood

Young Life Flocks the Neighborhood

Since its latest fundraising bash last November, Young Life Seward is making its presence known in more ways than one.  The trained leaders of Young Life work to bring youth of all walks of life together for wacky activities, friendship and to meet Christ in a fun and safe way. […]

What is the Title 1 Pre-K all about?

As the end of the school year quickly approaches, the KPBSD Title 1 Pre-K will be wrapping up a wonderful start to a new program here in Seward.  There has been a tremendous amount of growth in the students this year and the staff is very excited to see how […]

Seward Alaska 4th Annual 3-Gun Match

Seward Alaska 4th Annual 3-Gun Match

  3-Gun in the Great North! 5/25/13 and 5/26/13 Shooter’s meeting at 8am sharp. Divisions: Open, Tactical & Production. Match fee: $100, $75 if you register prior to 5/1/13. Round count: Pistol: 150 Rifle: 150 Shotgun: 100 shot, 10 slugs Ammunition restrictions: No steel shot. Absolutely no steel core or […]

Seward Alaska Splitboarding

Riding an area we call Prison Break Peak and Peppered Peak in beautiful Seward, Alaska with Josh Milligan, Ryan Burnard, Amber St. Amand, Zack Bell and myself. Seward Alaska Splitboarding from Ben Rininger on Vimeo.

Seward 3rd Annual Spring Break Festival

Schedule of Events Friday March 15 STEAK NIGHT – American Legion / 6pm PUB CRAWL 5pm –10PM (register Hotel Seward) PRIZES for BEST PIRATE COSTUMES Film Début by Mr. Bjorn Olson – Seward Library 6p (Where the heck is Donlin) doors open 5:30pm KAREOKE CONTEST – American Legion (6-7pm Registration) […]

27th Annual Stylin’ Stitches Diaper Derby

Newborns to 24 months Saturday, March 30th 10 to 11:30 am Avtec gym FLOOR EVENTS – Limit 2 Best Trick Crawler Race (no walkers) Creeper Race (no crawler or walkers) Best Dancer CATEGORIES – Limit of 5 Chubbiest Legs Biggest Eyes Bluest Eyes Curliest Hair Reddest Hair Happiest Most Unique […]

Op Ed on Education Cuts from Rep. Les Gara

We can do better to make sure students have a chance to succeed.  We need to reverse the three-year course of cutting educational staff across the state. These are people who educate our children and help them succeed. It’s time to make sure Alaska’s children are given the chance to […]