Articles by: Sarah Fink

Tour boat partially sinks in Seward Small Boat Harbor

Tour boat partially sinks in Seward Small Boat Harbor

The 85 foot catamaran Spirit of Adventure, which is owned and operated by Major Marine Tours, was discovered partially submerged by a passerby in Seward Small Boat Harbor this morning. Three of the rearmost compartments near the engines had flooded overnight until coming to rest on the bottom of the harbor and leaving the bow buoyant and pitched up at about a 40 […]

December 6, 2014 · 0 comments ·
Reminder: Avalanche Awareness Class December 13

Reminder: Avalanche Awareness Class December 13

December 1, 2014 · 0 comments ·
The Eternal Cowboys to perform at the Yukon Bar November 28 & 29

The Eternal Cowboys to perform at the Yukon Bar November 28 & 29

The Eternal Cowboys will be performing at the Yukon Bar on November 28 & 29 with performances begin at 9PM. Coming from Anchorage, The Eternal Cowboys consider themselves a Country/Western/Punk/Dirty South/Hip-Hop/Ethnic Authentic/Blues/Rock band. For more information, please visit their Facebook page at https://www.facebook.com/EternalCowboys

November 25, 2014 · 0 comments ·
Everyone has a part to play

Everyone has a part to play

By: Dawn McDevitt, DVSA Coordinator at SeaView Community Services – Victim blaming is easy for people because they don’t understand the dynamics of domestic violence.  It is easier for them to ask “Why doesn’t she just leave?” instead of asking “Why does their partner abuse them?” Please understand there are a variety of reasons that keep victims in their dangerous […]

November 24, 2014 · 0 comments ·

GCI Great Alaska Shootout kicks off a new era this year at Alaska Airlines Center

Press Release –  GCI Shootout attendees can win 1 million Alaska Airlines miles, tech prizes and much more  ANCHORAGE, ALASKA – Alaska’s largest telecommunications company will ring in a new era of the state’s premier basketball tournament when the GCI Great Alaska Shootout begins on Tuesday, Nov. 25, at the Alaska Airlines Center. The tournament’s championship teams will not be the […]

November 23, 2014 · 0 comments ·

4.1 Earthquake hits Seward

An earthquake 70 miles NW of Seward struck at 8:32 this morning, November 23, with a preliminary magnitude of 4.1. For more information about this latest shake, please visit: http://wcatwc.arh.noaa.gov/

November 23, 2014 · 0 comments ·
Sneak Peak: Alaska Starts Here

Sneak Peak: Alaska Starts Here

The Travel Channel will be airing a special on Seward named Alaska Starts Here. The premier is tomorrow Sunday, November 23rd at 9 PM according to their schedule HERE. From the Travel Channel: “Alaska Starts Here The weathered, worn, time-hardened port city of Seward, AK, explodes to 10 times its population every summer, offering untamed, raw Alaska adventures like wrestling monster […]

November 22, 2014 · 1 comment ·
Local Student attends ANSEP Middle School Academy in Anchorage

Local Student attends ANSEP Middle School Academy in Anchorage

Press Release – ANCHORAGE, ALASKA – The Alaska Native Science & Engineering Program (ANSEP) is currently hosting 48 middle-school students from the Kenai Peninsula Borough School District, including Seward student Jack Gunter,  for its November Middle School Academy. Throughout this two-week, all-expenses-paid program, Jack will participate in team-based learning activities in science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) career fields. Middle School Academies […]

November 22, 2014 · 0 comments ·
SPRD Bulletin November 21

SPRD Bulletin November 21

SPRD Bulletin… URBACHS youth Basketball is right around the corner! Saturdays at Sports & Rec January 24th – March 21st Preschool through 5th grade. Sat, Jan 10th there will be a FREE Jamboree where you can meet the coaches, work on your skill and scrimmage with your friends at 10am. Register by Dec 19th to receive a complimentary team jersey, […]

November 22, 2014 · 0 comments ·

Special City Council Meeting Canceled for December 4

From the Seward City Clerk – The Special City Council meeting for the City Manager’s evaluation has been canceled.  The matter will come before the City Council to reschedule at their December 8, 2014 meeting.  

November 20, 2014 · 1 comment ·
In Memory of Clif Simons

In Memory of Clif Simons

Clifton William Simons, aged 53, died suddenly on November 1, 2014 in Barrow, Alaska. He was born in Binghamton, N.Y., and grew up in Macedon, N.Y. After graduating from Palmyra Macedon Central School, he went to the University of Alaska Fairbanks where he earned a bachelor’s degree in Criminal Justice. He worked in the Probation Department at Spring Creek Correctional […]

November 19, 2014 · 1 comment ·

Civil Air Patrol Cadet Great Start Program begins December 4

The Civil Air Patrol Cadet Great Start program will commence Thursday, December 4 at 17:30 (5:30-7:30 pm) at the silver CAP hanger on the Seward airport. This will begin a 5-7 week orientation to the Civil Air Patrol Cadet program. Cadets who complete all activities in this orientation will earn promotion to Cadet Airman and receive their first orientation flight […]

November 19, 2014 · 0 comments ·
ASFA/AFCA Day of Guns Firearms Raffle

ASFA/AFCA Day of Guns Firearms Raffle

Support Firefighters statewide through the Alaska State Firefighters Association. For more information, please visit http://www.alaskastatefirefighters.org/DayofGuns.aspx.

November 19, 2014 · 1 comment ·
Avalance Awareness Class December 13

Avalance Awareness Class December 13

November 19, 2014 · 0 comments ·

Seward Recreation Committee Meeting Canceled

The Seward Recreation Committee Meeting has been canceled today due to a lack of a quorum.

November 19, 2014 · 0 comments ·
“Water Skiing Alaska Style”

“Water Skiing Alaska Style”

  By Ron Niebrugge – Saturday evening, Seward, Alaska. Someone water skiing in front of the house on Saturday night in Seward, Alaska. Crazy – as much of the lower 48 battles cold and snow, we have had beautiful days this past week that often broke 50 degrees! To see more of Ron Niebrugge’s work, please visit www.wildnatureimages.com and http://www.my-photo-blog.com/.

November 18, 2014 · 0 comments ·
Give Thanks for Species Rescued From the Brink of Extinction

Give Thanks for Species Rescued From the Brink of Extinction

Alaska SeaLife Center Press Release – Give Thanks for Species Rescued From the Brink of Extinction Accredited zoos and aquariums are saving more than 30 endangered species and the Alaska SeaLife Center Plays a Leading Role. Steller’s eider Seward, Alaska (November 17, 2014) – As American families prepare for the annual ritual of giving thanks, they can add to their […]

November 18, 2014 · 1 comment ·
Reminder: Civil Air Patrol Open House & BBQ November 16

Reminder: Civil Air Patrol Open House & BBQ November 16

November 16, 2014 · 0 comments ·

Seward Recreation Committee Meeting November 19

PUBLIC NOTICE   Seward Recreation Committee Meeting A Special Ad Hoc Citizen Advisory Committee   Wednesday, November 19, 2014 at 12:00 p.m.   Teen & Youth Center 336 Third Avenue, Rec Room Seward, Alaska   ALL PUBLIC IS WELCOME TO ATTEND.  (Note: Time & Location Varies For Each Meeting)   Click here to view the agenda.  

November 15, 2014 · 3 comments ·

The public is welcome to attend the Seward State Parks Advisory Board Meeting November 18

The next Seward State Parks Advisory Board Meeting will be held on November 18th from 5-7pm at the AVTEC Culinary Arts building in the Banquette room.  The public is always welcome to attend and encouraged to provide comments.

November 15, 2014 · 0 comments ·
Seward Home Business Showcase November 15

Seward Home Business Showcase November 15

November 15, 2014 · 0 comments ·
SPRD Bulletin November 13

SPRD Bulletin November 13

SPRD Bulletin… Congrats to Tim Shearer, Luther Freeman, Bruce Knofel, Devin Putney & Steve Fink who ventured to Anchorage to compete in the 4 Wall Turkey Brawl Racquetball Tournament at the Midtown Alaska Club Nov 7 – 9th (photo attached names in order right to left as listed above). Experiencing some tough competition… Tim Shearer came back with 1st place […]

November 13, 2014 · 0 comments ·
Help prevent Parvovirus in dogs

Help prevent Parvovirus in dogs

City of Seward Animal Shelter Public Service Announcement – Parvovirus can occur in any dog, as the virus is easily transmitted.  The virus is extremely hardy in the environment, and in some areas can survive 3-7 years.  Parvo is extremely resilient and can be transmitted in any discharge from an infected animal, especially feces and vomit.  The Parvovirus withstands wide […]

November 13, 2014 · 0 comments ·
HGTV’s “Living Alaska” Casting Call!

HGTV’s “Living Alaska” Casting Call!

Living Alaska News Release – Hit  HGTV  Series  Casting  in  Alaska!  Calling  all  real  estate  agents  and  their  clients!   If  you’re  outgoing,  outspoken  and  have  always   wanted  to  show  off  your  love  of Alaska  to  millions  of  viewers,  then  we  want  to  hear  from  you! What’s  the  show  about? Part  travel  show,  part  home  show,  this  hit  series  airing  on […]

November 11, 2014 · 0 comments ·
Learn Digital Skills Workshop November 13 & 14

Learn Digital Skills Workshop November 13 & 14

  The Association of Alaska School Boards Digital Learning Team is returning to Seward for their second of three visits to our schools.  During the evenings they will be providing workshops for community members.  Come one, come all and learn more about… WHO:      Association of Alaska School Boards Digital Learning Team WHAT:    Returning to Seward for their […]

November 11, 2014 · 0 comments ·