Articles by: Sarah Fink

ALERT: Seward Highway manhunt underway, do not pick up hitchhikers

Saturday a pursuit on the Seward Highway resulted in the fugitive escaping into the woods near Turnagain Pass.  For more information, see this article at adn.com and YouTube video of the suspect in pursuit as filmed by passerby

February 28, 2015 ·

Town Hall Meeting with Senator Peter Micciche & March 2-7 Teleconference Schedule

From the Seward Legislative Information Office – Town Hall Meeting with Senator Peter Micciche March 7 3 – 5 pm Seward Community Library Everyone is Welcome!   The link below is for the upcoming teleconferences for the week of March 2 to March 7.   http://akleg.gov/index.php?tab2=type%3DAll%26com%3D%26startDate%3D2%2F27%2F2015%26endDate%3D03%2F07%2F2015%26chamber%3D#tab2     Paper applications for the Alaska Permanent Fund are available at the Seward […]

February 27, 2015 ·

Extended Lap Swim Hours at the High School Pool

New, Additional Lap Swims T & Th                  6:00 – 8:30 am Sat                         9:00 – 11:00 am  (not on  Apr. 4) Subject to change after May 18.  

February 27, 2015 ·

Spring Break Pool Schedule March 7-15

Spring Break Pool Schedule March 7 – 15 2015 Open Swim T & Th                1:30 – 2:50 pm M, W, F               6:30 – 7:50 pm Lap Swim T & Th                6:00 – 8:30 am, 11 – 12:30 M – F                 5:00 – 6:30 pm Parent & Tot Swim T & Th                11:00 – 12:30  

February 26, 2015 ·
Get your Girl Scout Cookies!

Get your Girl Scout Cookies!

Girl Scouts of Alaska News Release – Friday, February 27 marks the beginning of Girl Scout cookie booth sales.  Girl Scouts will be seen around town with tables full of Thin Mints and Samoas.  2015 marks the 98th anniversary of Girl Scout Cookies.  In 1917 girls in Savannah, Georgia began selling cookies to finance their Troop activities.  The tradition continues […]

February 26, 2015 ·

Peninsula Art Guild Artists Reception March 5

WHO:  The Peninsula Art Guild is hosting   WHAT:  the First Thursday Artists Reception for the March 2015 Biennial Judge Exhibit   WHEN:  6-8pm, March 5, 2015   WHERE:  Kenai Fine Arts Center, 816 Cook Avenue, Old Town Kenai across from the Oilers Bingo Hall 

February 26, 2015 ·
Personal Use and Possession of Marijuana – Stay Safe Alaska

Personal Use and Possession of Marijuana – Stay Safe Alaska

 From the Office of Governor Bill Walker – Beginning Tuesday, February 24, 2015, people age 21 and over can legally possess, outside of their homes, up to an ounce of marijuana and can grow up to six plants in their home (with up to three being mature, flowering plants). Adults may also give up to an ounce of marijuana and up to six […]

February 25, 2015 ·
Blackwater Railroad Company performs at Tony’s February 27 & 28

Blackwater Railroad Company performs at Tony’s February 27 & 28

February 25, 2015 ·

Free Fly Tying Instruction March 3

Free, family friendly fly tying and instruction:Tie One OnTuesday, March 37pm-8pmResurrection Art CafeTrout Unlimited members given preference to tools and materials–open to the publicSponsored by Kenai Peninsula Trout Unlimited and Sportsman’s Warehouse. For more info on KPTU visit https://www.facebook.com/TroutUnlimitedKenaiPeninsulaChapter

February 25, 2015 ·
The Shoot Dangs perform February 27 & 28

The Shoot Dangs perform February 27 & 28

  Alaskan Americana band, The Shoot Dangs, perform at the Yukon Bar on February 27 & 28 beginning at 9PM. For more information about the band, please visit their Facebook page or website at http://www.reverbnation.com/theshootdangs.  

February 24, 2015 ·

Seward PTSA Meeting February 24

Tuesday, February 24 at 6:30PM is the monthly PTSA meeting at the elementary school. Hope to see you there!

February 23, 2015 ·
Sikuliaq arriving in Seward Monday!

Sikuliaq arriving in Seward Monday!

A Message from the City Clerk – The new R/V Sikuliaq will be arriving in Seward for the first time on Monday, February 23, 2015.  Crews plan to pass by Lowell Point at abou 11:30 a.m., travel by the Seward Marine Center and the Alaska SeaLife Center, and then onto the cruise ship dock at the Alaska Railroad Terminal around […]

February 22, 2015 ·
Seward Fire Department Mountain Rescue Press Release

Seward Fire Department Mountain Rescue Press Release

Seward Fire Department Mountain Rescue Press Release – On 02/19/15, at approximately 1752 hours, Seward Police Department Dispatch requested Seward Volunteer Fire Department and Seward Volunteer Ambulance Corps for a mountain rescue of three individuals, one of whom was injured, on Mount Marathon in Seward, Alaska.  AST was also advised and responded. Seward Volunteer Fire Department responded with two rescue […]

February 20, 2015 ·

Seward Highway Mile 117 OPEN

From ADP Public info Twitter feed: “Seward Hwy has been reopened. Rock slide has been cleared 1 mile south of Potter Marsh scales. Thank you for your patience!”

February 19, 2015 ·
Closure on Seward Highway at Milepost 117

Closure on Seward Highway at Milepost 117

From AK511 Department of Transportation & Public Facilities – Due to a rockslide, there is an obstruction on the roadway at Milepost 117(Potter Marsh) blocking traffic. Expect delays while the clearing is in progress

February 19, 2015 ·

Seward Student on the Univeristy of Great Falls Dean’s List

The University of Great Falls is proud to announce that Travis Price of Seward has been listed on the Dean’s List.  President’s Honor Roll students earned a 4.0 while students on the Dean’s List earned a 3.5 GPA or higher. Congratulations to Travis!

February 18, 2015 ·
Save the Date!

Save the Date!

February 18, 2015 ·

Public Notice of Cancelation

Public Notice of Cancellation NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that The Seward’s Port and Commerce Advisory Board (PACAB) meeting on Wednesday, February 18, 2015 at noon in council chambers has been cancelled. The next regular meeting of PACAB is Wednesday, March 4th, 2015, at noon in Council Chambers.

February 17, 2015 ·

Alaska Legislative Teleconference for February 16-20

The link below is for teleconferences scheduled for the week of February 16 thru February 20. If you wish to participate in an upcoming teleconference, please call the Seward LIO for updates at 224-5066.   http://w3.legis.state.ak.us/index.php?tab2=type%3DAll%26com%3D%26startDate%3D2%2F16%2F2015%26endDate%3D02%2F21%2F2015#tab2   Seward’s Legislators are:   Senator Peter Micciche 1-800-964-5733 Sen.Peter.Micciche@akleg.gov   Representative Mike Chenault 1-800-469-3779 Rep.Mike.Chenault@akleg.gov   Constituent services for Representative Chenault: Wendy Focose […]

February 17, 2015 ·

Freshwater springs found beneath the face of Columbia Glacier

Prince William Sound Regional Citizen’s Advisory Council Press Release – Researchers working with the Prince William Sound Regional Citizens’ Advisory Council have found what are believed to be the first documented freshwater springs at the base of a tidewater glacier in Alaska. This investigation was conducted by the Prince William Sound Science Center in support of ongoing Council research focused […]

February 17, 2015 ·
Evan Phillips and Aaron Benolkin from the Whipsaws perform February 20 & 21

Evan Phillips and Aaron Benolkin from the Whipsaws perform February 20 & 21

Evan Phillips and Aaron Benolkin from the Whipsaws will perform February 20 & 21 at the Yukon Bar beginning at 9PM. For more information about these musicians, please visit http://evanphillips.net/ and http://aaronbenolkin.com/.

February 17, 2015 ·
KPBSD Board of Education special meeting February 18

KPBSD Board of Education special meeting February 18

On February 18, 2015, the Board of Education will hold a special meeting beginning at 12:00 p.m.  The agenda is posted on the district’s website at: http://www.kpbsd.k12.ak.us/WorkArea/DownloadAsset.aspx?id=32911  

February 16, 2015 ·
Live at the Library featuring Luke Rosier February 21

Live at the Library featuring Luke Rosier February 21

February 16, 2015 ·
Seward Chamber Launches a New Community Calendar

Seward Chamber Launches a New Community Calendar

The Seward Chamber of Commerce, Conference and Visitors Bureau proudly announces the launch of its new Community Events Calendar! We invite you all to take advantage of this exciting opportunity to share and promote your upcoming events effectively and efficiently within the Seward community and beyond! To access the calendar, participants can visit the website: http://events.seward.com/. The S.C.O.C. Community Events Calendar allows […]

February 13, 2015 ·