Announcements

Subway Tri-Harder-Thon Letter of Thanks!

Subway Tri-Harder-Thon Letter of Thanks!

Seward Parks and Recreation hosted Seward’s 4th Adventure Challenge Sat, July 25th. Tri-athletes from around the state paddled 5 miles on Kenai Lake, ran 6 miles on the Iditarod trail (Long Lake) to Meridian trailhead then hopped on their bikes and rode 15 miles to the finish line at the Wellington picnic area. Congrats to all the competitors! Everyone crossed […]

August 1, 2015 ·
Opinion: Seward Prepares for Public Hearing on Coal Discharge

Opinion: Seward Prepares for Public Hearing on Coal Discharge

The City of Seward promotes itself  as offering an “unbeatable year round quality of life” in an area of “spectacular mountain and bay scenery, with abundant land-based and marine wildlife coupled with immediate access to pristine areas”. Thousands of visitors flock to this city and its sightseeing boats each year with the hopes of catching a glimpse of the awe-inspiring […]

July 31, 2015 ·

Calling all Seward Silver Salmon Derby Volunteers!

We still have several spots available, and we could use your help! The Derby starts next Saturday, August 8th and ends on Sunday, August 16th. We have 4 different time slots per day: 6am-10am, 10am-2pm, 2pm-6pm, and 6pm-10pm. You can also choose between weighing fish and selling tickets. Please call 224-8051 TODAY if you would like to volunteer! Don’t forget, […]

July 31, 2015 ·

Seward DMV Public Service Announcement

Effective Aug 10, 2015, road tests will be on Mondays from 9-11:30am.  Please call DMV for an appointment, 224-4037.

July 30, 2015 ·
Lutheran Pastor Ron Nitz and his contributions will be missed

Lutheran Pastor Ron Nitz and his contributions will be missed

By Heidi Zemach for Seward City News – The Seward community and congregation of Seward Resurrection Lutheran Church gave a fond sendoff to Pastor Ron Nitz and his wife Jackie last Sunday afternoon. They’re moving to Yakima, Washington, after more than six years in Seward in order to be closer to their son, daughter and grandchild who live in nearby […]

July 30, 2015 ·
Potential Flood Hazard in Bear Glacier Lagoon

Potential Flood Hazard in Bear Glacier Lagoon

In recent years, Kenai Fjords National Park has been documenting annual glacier lake outburst floods affecting Bear Glacier Lagoon. This documentation can be found at http://www.nps.gov/kefj/learn/nature/bear-glacier-outburst-flood.htm. Recent observations indicate that the source lake is full of water, and there exists a potential hazard of sudden release of this water resulting in down-glacier flooding again this summer. The sudden input of […]

July 29, 2015 ·
New Student Registration at Seward Elementary August 6 & 7

New Student Registration at Seward Elementary August 6 & 7

July 29, 2015 ·

Zentangle® Basics Classes taught at Resurrect Art Coffee House on August 1st!

Resurrect Art Coffee House will be hosting two Zentangle® Classes on August 1st. What is Zentangle®? Zentangle® is a mindful and meditative art form for the non-artist and artist alike. Often referred to as ‘Yoga for the brain’, Zentangle® is taught one stroke at a time and anyone can learn this unique drawing method. Spend 2 relaxing hours learning how to draw […]

July 28, 2015 ·
Friends of the Seward Community Library Award Local Scholarships

Friends of the Seward Community Library Award Local Scholarships

The Seward Community Library Association, a.k.a. Friends of the Seward Community Library, are excited to announce this year’s winners of the annual Swetmann Scholarship. Since 1978, the Friends of the Seward Community Library has offered college scholarships to Seward area youth pursuing academic education or vocational training after high school. The scholarship is named for Viola Swetmann, founder of the […]

July 28, 2015 ·

Reserve your booth for the 2015 Holiday Arts & Crafts Fair

The Kenai Crewsers Rowing Club (KCRC) once again will be organizing the 2015 Seward Holiday Arts and Crafts Fair. KCRC is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization based in Seward that provides rowing opportunities for adults and youth in the Seward, Moose Pass and Cooper Landing area. KCRC has held a silent auction at the Arts and Crafts Fair for the past 9 years, […]

July 27, 2015 ·

SBCFSA Change of Meeting Dates

During August and September, the Seward/Bear Creek Flood Service Area board will have a change of meeting dates. The next regular meeting will be held Monday, August 10th at 6:00 pm at the KPB Seward Annex office  in Sea View Plaza at 302 Railway Ave, Suite 122. The work session will be held August 24th. There will be only one […]

July 27, 2015 ·

Seward Highway temporary closures planned

Department of Transportation & Public Facilities Release – Seward Highway temporary closures planned Two sections of the highway to close for an hour on specified dates (ANCHORAGE, Alaska) — The Seward Highway will close nightly from Mile 52-52.5, just south of the Hope Highway, 9:30 p.m. to 10:30 p.m. Monday through Thursday, from July 27 through Aug. 27. This closure […]

July 23, 2015 ·

Job opening at AVTEC

The Department of Labor & Workforce Development, AVTEC-Alaska’s Institute of Technology, is recruiting for a Learning Resources Instructor. Duties include: Classroom instruction for math classes to support AVTEC training programs. Create, revise, and update math curriculum for all math classes as needed. Work with training area instructors to schedule classes and keep curriculum updated for training program needs. Support new […]

July 22, 2015 ·

Thank You from the Baby Welcome Wagon

July 20, 2015   Dear Editor, SeaView Community Services Infant Learning Program would like to thank the Seward Area Quilters and Resurrection Bay Baptist Church Quilters, as well as a few individuals, for their kind donations of more than 70 quilts this past year for the Baby Welcome Wagon program. Baby Welcome Wagon is for parents of all new babies […]

July 21, 2015 ·

Environmental Assessment Open for Public Review and Comment: Herman Leirer (Exit Glacier) Road Flood Mitigation Project

An Environmental Assessment (EA) for flood mitigation work on the Herman Leirer Road (formerly known as the Exit Glacier Road) is now available for public review and comment.  The comment period closes August 17, 2015. Annual seasonal flooding of the NPS-managed road from milepost seven to eight has resulted in temporary road closures, public safety concerns, as well as road […]

July 21, 2015 ·
Shhh! Pappy’s 80th Surprise Birthday Party July 25

Shhh! Pappy’s 80th Surprise Birthday Party July 25

  Join Pappy’s family and friends as they celebrate his 80th birthday with a surprise party at the Branson Pavilion on July 25 from 4-8PM.

July 21, 2015 ·

Hazardous Waste Collection Day July 25

Hazardous Waste Collection Day DATE Saturday, July 25, 2015 TIME 8:00 am – 5:00 pm ADT WHERE Seward Transfer Facility 3200 Dimond Seward, AK AGE RANGE All Ages COST Free to households; fees charged to commercial disposers CONTACT INFO Emerald Alaska (877) 375-5040 Kenai Peninsula Borough Solid Waste Dept (907) 262-9667 NOTES This event is for households and small businesses. All businesses are required to […]

July 21, 2015 ·
Museum Assessment Public Reception July 29

Museum Assessment Public Reception July 29

Museum Assessment Program Press Release – The Seward Community Library & Museum has the honor of housing and caring for the unique collections of the Resurrection Bay Historical Society and the Seward Community Library Association. In order to better serve as stewards of these local history and heritage materials, we are participating in an Organizational Assessment as part of the […]

July 20, 2015 ·
6th Annual Firefighter/EMT Auction & Dinner on Fox Island. Get Your Tickets Now!!

6th Annual Firefighter/EMT Auction & Dinner on Fox Island. Get Your Tickets Now!!

July 20, 2015 ·
Community Pot Luck & Welcome Party for Obihiro Exchange Students July 28

Community Pot Luck & Welcome Party for Obihiro Exchange Students July 28

July 20, 2015 ·

Improv show Saturday July 18th!

‘Tangled Lines’ improv will be hosting two improv shows at the Rae building Saturday, 7pm and 9pm! Cost is $8 at the door, 50% discount for US Olympic Gold Medalists under 5′ tall. Bring an unusual item to bring as a prop! The Rae building is at the southern end of 3rd Ave in the grassy field, on the right […]

July 17, 2015 ·

Seward Civil Air Patrol Open House BBQ/Potluck July 25

Seward Civil Air Patrol will hold an open house Saturday, July 25th from Noon-2 p.m. at the silver hanger on the Seward airport. Help us celebrate a successful rebuilding year at this BBQ/Potluck! Please bring a dish to share. Come support our growing CAP Cadet Program for youth 12-18. Interested youth and adults are welcome to attend a cadet meeting […]

July 16, 2015 ·

Nash Road Warning Siren Test – Wednesday morning

This summer, the Kenai Peninsula Borough is performing maintenance on all of the warning siren sites on the Kenai Peninsula.  At the conclusion of this maintenance, an audible test must be conducted to ensure the siren is in working order. That test will take place on Nash Road tomorrow, Wednesday July 15 between 8am and 10am.  You may hear about ten […]

July 14, 2015 ·
Book Signing at the Museum July 23

Book Signing at the Museum July 23

Book Signing at the Museum Thursday, July 23rd from 3-5pm Seward author and historian, Doug Capra, will be at the Seward Museum on Thursday, July 23rd from 3-5pm to sign copies of his book:  “The Spaces Between: Stories from the Kenai Mountains to the Kenai Fjords.” The book is a captivating collection of stories about the pioneers that populated Alaska’s […]

July 14, 2015 ·
Missing a guitar?

Missing a guitar?

Two full-size guitars were left behind at the Bluegrass camp  and are missing their owners. If one of these are yours, and your child attended the camp, please contact me (Heidi) and arrange to pick them up at hzemach@gmail.com Many camp songbooks were also left behind. I’m holding onto those too. (Update, we have returned them to their rightful owners. […]

July 12, 2015 ·
Guitarist Peppino D'Agostino will perform in Seward on August 28

Save the Date! Guitar Concert Aug. 28

Mark your calendar now for an evening of virtuoso acoustic guitar! Master fingerstyle guitarist Peppino D’Agostino will be in Seward for an evening show at 7 pm August 28 at the K.M Rae Building. Peppino D’Agostino emerged on the musical scene in the late 1980’s and helped redefine the boundaries of the acoustic guitar. His virtuosic technique, penchant for open […]

July 11, 2015 ·