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
Articles by: Sarah Fink
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 […]
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.
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
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 […]
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
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 […]
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
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.
Tuesday, February 24 at 6:30PM is the monthly PTSA meeting at the elementary school. Hope to see you there!
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 […]
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 […]
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!”
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
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!
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.
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 […]
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 […]
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/.
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
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 […]