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 […]
Articles by: Sarah Fink
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
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 […]
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 […]
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/
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 […]
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 […]
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, […]
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.
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 […]
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 […]
Support Firefighters statewide through the Alaska State Firefighters Association. For more information, please visit http://www.alaskastatefirefighters.org/DayofGuns.aspx.
The Seward Recreation Committee Meeting has been canceled today due to a lack of a quorum.
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/.
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 […]
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.
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.
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]