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September is Library Card Sign Up Month

September is Library Card Sign Up Month

September is Library Card Sign-up Month, a time when the American Library Association and libraries nationwide join together to remind parents, caregivers and students that signing up for a library card is the first step towards academic achievement and lifelong learning. A public library card is a ticket to free […]

NOW HIRING TWO FINANCE DEPARTMENT POSITIONS

NOW HIRING TWO FINANCE DEPARTMENT POSITIONS

The Alaska SeaLife Center is now accepting applications for two year-round, full-time Finance Department positions! Join a fun team and help further the mission of the Alaska SeaLife Center while living in beautiful Seward! FINANCE/GRANTS ANALYST: Apply your sharp analytical skills for grants and contracts awarded to the Alaska SeaLife […]

Sea Otter Summer

Sea Otter Summer

By Russell Stigall — Seward’s half-a-dozen sea otters who call the head of Resurrection Bay home have entertained locals and visitors along the waterfront, summer after summer. Below are photos that document some of these antics from the summer of 2016. These are not National Geographic quality photos, just charismatic […]

Budget Cuts to State LIO’s

Due to budget cuts the LIO’s across the state will be closing at noon on Fridays until shortly before the Legislative session begins in January. We apologize for any inconvenience. Thank you. Seward Legislative Information Office, PO Box 1769, Seward, AK 99664

Grant money available for community projects

Grant money available for community projects

Kenai Mountains-Turnagain Arm National Heritage Area offers grants for grassroots projects that enhance the area’s cultural, scenic, and outdoor recreational resources. KMTA provides 50% financial matches for community projects, including volunteer time. Application is deadline September 10. Learn more and apply at kmtacorridor.org ->‘Grants’ What do you want your National […]

Youth interpret Hope’s past

Youth interpret Hope’s past

The town of Hope is at the end of the road, but its historical museum is the starting point for several young people’s community roles. Youth serve as tour guides at the Hope and Sunrise Historical and Mining Museum. As Hope’s museum has expanded in size, so have the number […]

Art Walk in the Garden 6-8pm Today

Art Walk in the Garden 6-8pm Today

The Garden Fairies and the Friends of the Library will be setting up in the community room today in case of rain. Come join us for viewing fiber art pieces and the salmon ‘Dip’ contest. Art pieces are available to purchase with funds going to maintain the public garden located […]

Art Walk in the Garden – 1st Friday Aug. 5th

Art Walk in the Garden – 1st Friday Aug. 5th

The Garden Fairies and the Friends of the Seward Library are joining up to do an Art Walk in the Garden! Fiber Art pieces from a quilting group that use fiber scraps to create beautiful art work pieces that are table runners and mats to lap quilts and wall art. […]

Wildlife Center Welcomes Experienced Curator

Wildlife Center Welcomes Experienced Curator

(Portage, AK) The Alaska Wildlife Conservation Center (AWCC) recently welcomed new Curator, Dave Orndorff. Orndorff adds valuable experience with a diverse background in wildlife management and care to the Wildlife Center, and will be instrumental in the center’s future growth and current animal care efforts. Orndorff’s experience spans from across the country, including […]