Alaska

PFD Filing Reminder: March 31, 2016

PFD Filing Reminder: March 31, 2016

A Message from the Seward City Clerk – Reminder that the Alaska Permanent Fund Dividend Application Filing Deadline is March 31, 2016.  Please see the state’s website for more information: https://pfd.alaska.gov/ (you can also check on your filing status as well)   Paper applications are also available at the Seward Legislative […]

Scholarship Applicants Wanted

Scholarship Applicants Wanted

Know a Seward student looking for some financial help with university, college or technical community college? The Swetmann Scholarship is now open to all persons between age 16 to 21. More information and the application can be found on our website: www.friendsofsclm.org under the scholarship page. Or email us at […]

Free Safety Workshop for Commercial Fishermen

Free Safety Workshop for Commercial Fishermen

The Alaska Marine Safety Education Association (AMSEA) will offer a Fishing Vessel Drill Conductor Workshop in Seward, Alaska on Monday, April 18, 2016 from 8:00 AM to 7:00 PM at AVTEC, 809 2nd Avenue. This workshop will cover cold-water survival skills; EPIRBs, flares, and maydays; man-overboard recovery and firefighting; immersion […]

Welcome Home Vietnam Veterans – Sat. March 26

Welcome Home Vietnam Veterans – Sat. March 26

The Department of Military & Veteran Affairs (DMVA) is proud to continue its partnership in the Vietnam War Commemorative Partners Program and partner with the Alaska U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (USDVA). This collaboration is organized to help a grateful nation thank and honor America’s Vietnam veterans and their families for service, […]

Last Fridays in Moose Pass

Last Fridays in Moose Pass

As Paint this Town Alaska continues to provide a fun and creative outlet for our socialites in Alaska, they will be hosting a Last Friday themed Sip & Paint event every month. This “Last Friday” themed art session will provide those in Cooper Landing and Moose Pass the opportunity to join […]

Fukushima, 5 Years

Fukushima, 5 Years

This month is the fifth anniversary of the Tohoku Earthquake. This earthquake set in to motion a chain of events that lead to the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant accident in Japan. Since then, radioactive isotopes have been spreading across the Pacific Ocean with little known effects to our health, seafood, […]

Scrap Arts Music mesmerizes! A rhythmic circus.

Scrap Arts Music mesmerizes! A rhythmic circus.

Presented by Seward PTSA April 28 “★★★★★. High kicking, virtuosic and adrenaline-packed. Kozak just may have single-handedly performed a million acts of green. Who knew that scrap yards and dumps were treasure troves for the makings of new and marvelous musical instruments?” Buy Tickets NOW!

Southcentral Alaska is Sipping and Painting

Southcentral Alaska is Sipping and Painting

 Sip.Paint.Sip. As Paint this Town Alaska continues to provide a fun and creative outlet for our socialites, they have taken over Southcentral Alaska with a mess of paint. Chinooks in Seward, AK continues to facilitate the fun and will be hosting upcoming events on March 19th and March 20th. Tickets […]

Guest Author Chuck Sassara-Saturday 2 p.m. in the Library

Guest Author Chuck Sassara-Saturday 2 p.m. in the Library

Save the date! Chuck Sassara is coming to town. Resurrection Bay Historical Society (RBHS) and the Seward Community Library Association (SCLA), a.k.a. Friends of the Seward Library, are co-hosting guest author Chuck Sassara. Chuck came to Alaska via the Alcan highway in the mid 50’s and never looked back. Hear […]

Seward Locals Featured in Nat Geo Video

Seward Locals Featured in Nat Geo Video

Local charter boat captain Devin Putney along with local videographer Josh Thomas, were film crew and cast in a National Geographic documentary about the ecosystem in Prince William Sound, 26 years after the oil spill in the region.   Well known killer whale researchers Dr. Craig Matkin and Eva Saulitis were also […]

Seward Team Holds its Own in 2016 Tsunami Bowl

Seward Team Holds its Own in 2016 Tsunami Bowl

By Rick Smeriglio for SCN – Combine 19 teams of bright, motivated high-school students with a large, volunteer staff of research-scientists, university types, oceanographers and professional resource managers and then step back to observe the chemical reaction. You will get a weekend of intense competition and mentoring known as the […]

School field trip grants and others from KMTA

School field trip grants and others from KMTA

The Kenai Mountains-Turnagain Arm National Heritage Area is soliciting grants for 2016-2017. Some of the most popular grants this time of year are the school field trip grants that provide transportation costs for classrooms visiting sites within the KMTA National Heritage Area. This year, kindergartners and middle school students from […]