Announcements

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 […]

John Craigie will perform July 29

John Craigie will perform July 29

If John Prine and Mitch Hedberg had a baby, the resulting product would resemble something very close to Portland, OR singer-songwriter John Craigie. Musically comparable to Prine, with the humor and wit of Hedberg, the humble, gracious, and hilarious Craigie is one of the best storytellers of our time. It’s no wonder that […]

Bingo Bingo Bingo

Bingo every Monday night at the legion.  Come have some fun. Corner of 5th & Jefferson  6:00 Hosted by Seward American Legion Auxiliary Unit 5.  All proceeds go to our scholarship fund.  Must be 19 to play.

Farewell party for Linda Amberg July 23rd.

Submitted by Peggy Hamner – On July 23rd at 530 PM, The American Legion Post 5 and the American Legion Auxiliary Unit 5 invite you to come bid farewell to longtime resident Linda Amberg.  Linda sold the business she started in Seward- Seward Insurance Agency to her son Erick as […]

GENERAL BURN PERMIT SUSPENSION

(Soldotna, AK.) The Alaska Division of Forestry, Kenai-Kodiak Area Office has issued a general burn permit suspension for the Kenai Peninsula due to very high fire danger in the region. The suspension includes the burning of debris and brush piles, burn barrels, and lawns as allowed in the 2016 General Burn Permit. […]

Red Flag Fire Warning in Effect

AKZ125-200600- /O.NEW.PAFC.FW.W.0009.160719T1800Z-160720T0600Z/ 914 AM AKDT TUE JUL 19 2016 …RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 PM AKDT THIS EVENING FOR WESTERN PRINCE WILLIAM SOUND… THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN ANCHORAGE HAS ISSUED A RED FLAG WARNING…WHICH IS IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 PM AKDT THIS EVENING. * LOCATION…VALLEYS AND INLAND […]

Seward Highway Lane Closure Due to Fire [UPDATED]

SEWARD HIGHWAY: Advisory – July 19, 2016: SEWARD HWY LANE CLOSURE: Hwy closed to one lane between mile 108 – 113 as crews battle McHugh fire. Motorists should expect delays. Valid from 6:10AM, Jul 19 2016 until 10:10AM, Jul 19 2016. Alaska Department of Transportation & Public Facilities Check 511.alaska.gov […]

The City of Seward is seeking a Public Works Director

The City of Seward is seeking a Public Works Director

The City of Seward is seeking a Public Works Director.  This position is responsible for planning, scheduling, assigning, directing, coordinating, and evaluating the activities of operations and maintenance personnel involved in the repair and maintenance of streets, equipment, operation and maintenance of water distribution and wastewater treatment plants and related […]

SPRD Press Release 7/16/16 including AVTEC Gym details

SPRD Press Release 7/16/16 including AVTEC Gym details

The City of Seward concluded that logic dictates our departure from the AVTEC Student Services Center.  Parks and Recreation has notified AVTEC administration, and AVTEC has acknowledged our plan to leave the facility by August 1, 2016.  The City will be seeking new, different facilities to offer continued recreation, including […]

Volunteer Project: Repainting PARKS Playground

Volunteer Project: Repainting PARKS Playground

Our art and the paintings at your P.A.R.K.S. Community Playground (next to Evan Casey Skate Park) at Ballaine Boulevard and Adams Street are fading in Seward’s bright sun. We need volunteers who enjoy painting to bring back vibrancy. SPRD will close the playground for two (2) days (a sunny Tuesday and […]

Alaska Film Fest announces Film Schedule

Alaska Film Fest announces Film Schedule

Alaskan Film makers will once again be descending on Seward the last weekend of July in four film competitions. On Saturday, July 30th, at 7:00 pm free screenings of the Features Competition will be seen at the UAF Marine Science Center Rae Building at 201 Railyway Avenue.  Shorts take the […]