Announcements

Seward-based videogame Kickstarter enters final week

Seward-based videogame Kickstarter enters final week

Lifelong Seward resident and Alaska native Zach Lazarus is running a Kickstarter campaign for his retro video game project, Creepy Castle. As of September 29th it is 80% of the way towards its $6,000 goal with 5 days left. It is supported by 134 backers, ranging from well-known fellow independent game developers to many excited Alaskan, other American and international […]

by · September 29, 2014 ·

Upcoming Events at Seward Community Library & Museum

Community Game Night begins Tuesday, October 7th from 6-8pm in the Library/Museum Community Room.  BYOG (bring your own game). Socialize, make friends, play some fun games and enjoy light refreshments! Game night is for those 18 years and older. There will be a few games on hand, but you are encouraged to bring your own favorites. Alaska Book Week is October 4-11.  […]

by · September 29, 2014 ·
The 2014 Seward Music & Arts Festival September 26-28

The 2014 Seward Music & Arts Festival September 26-28

 ARTS – CRAFTS – BEER GARDEN – FINE FOOD – ART SHOW – MURAL SOCIETY PROJECT  MUSIC – MUSIC – MUSIC www.sewardfestival.com Friday SEPTEMBER 26 5-5:45 Snow River String Band 6-6:45 The Cremation of Sam McGee – A Circus Arts Variety Show 7-7:45 Hanna Yoter 8-8:45 Emma Hill 9-9:45 Green Tara & her Handsome gents 10 – 11 Rebel Clef […]

by · September 26, 2014 ·
Auction items needed

Auction items needed

The community of Seward, Alaska and a wide variety of friends and family from across the nation are pulling together to support Allen King (One Shot Photography) who was recently diagnosed with mouth, throat and tonsil cancer. Allen has given tirelessly to the Seward Community.  He is active in the Seward Chamber, The Port City Players, Imagination Library, The Seward Arts Council, The […]

by · September 26, 2014 ·
The 2015 Alaska Railroad Print

The 2015 Alaska Railroad Print

Alaska Railroad Corporation Press Release –  Alaska Railroad sets annual print sale-and-sign events 2015 artwork features Whittier for the first time ANCHORAGE, Alaska — The Alaska Railroad (ARRC) will release its 2015 annual poster/print at four public sale-and- signing events featuring artist Dawn Gerety who will sign the prints and posters. ANCHORAGE: Saturday, November 1, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., […]

by · September 26, 2014 ·

Peninsula Art Guild First Thursday Art Reception October 2

Peninsula art guild is hosting a First Thursday Art Reception for the 2014 Experimental art show called “Beyond the Covers” on October 2nd, 2014 from 6 to 8:00 PM at the Kenai Fine Arts Center 816 Cook Avenue in Olde Town Kenai – across from the oilers Bingo Hall.

by · September 25, 2014 ·

Suicide prevention training for ordinary folks

The entire student body at AVTEC will be taking a “Gatekeeper” suicide prevention training Monday, September 29th, and residents of Seward are invited to also take the training Tuesday night at AVTEC Auditorium, from 7:00 pm-9:00 pm. QPR is the method used at the core of the training. It stands for Question, Persuade and Refer, and is a simple educational […]

by · September 25, 2014 ·

6.1 Earthquake hits Southcentral Alaska

From the National Tsunami Warning Center in Palmer – A 6.1 earthquake has hit Southcentral Alaska from 60 miles Southwest of Talkeetna. A tsunami is not expected.

by · September 25, 2014 ·

High School Pool closed September 25 & 26

The Seward High School pool will be closed this Thursday, September 25, and Friday, September 26.

by · September 24, 2014 ·

City Express seeks drivers

CITY EXPRESS IS LOOKING FOR CLASS “A” & “B” DRIVERS TO WORK PART TIME, OTR & LOCAL DELIVERIES. CALL JOANNE @ 907 224-5605 OR 907 362-1473

by · September 23, 2014 ·

Seward PTSA Meeting September 23

The Seward PTSA meeting will be held on September 23 at the Elementary School beginning at 6:30PM.

by · September 22, 2014 ·

Seward Community Foundation News

Seward Community Foundation News The Seward Community Foundation is pleased to announce a September mini-grant award going to the Seward Boys and Girls Club. The $500 grant will be used to fund a tutor to provide individualized math instruction in the established Power Hour Program. The Power Hour: Making Minutes Count is a homework help and tutoring program that encourages […]

by · September 22, 2014 ·
City of Seward Notice of Special Meeting

City of Seward Notice of Special Meeting

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the Seward City Council will meet in a special meeting on Monday, September 22, 2014 following adjournment of the 7:00 p.m. Regular Council Meeting for the purpose of:  Resolution 2014-080, Authorizing The City Manager To Apply For, And Accept A Loan From The State Of Alaska, Department Of Environmental Conservation, Alaska Clean Water Fund, In […]

by · September 22, 2014 ·
The Obihiro mural is complete

The Obihiro mural is complete

By Dot Bardarson – Our Japanese artist and dignitaries have flown home after finishing the painting of Seward’s newest mural.  It was unveiled during the Seward Art Council’s annual membership dinner as part of the entertainment, with speeches from both sides of the globe. The first “Touch-up day” was interrupted by a cherished visit from Japanese Consul, Akira Iwanabe and […]

by · September 21, 2014 ·
The Rez seeks a new owner

The Rez seeks a new owner

 While the Seward community welcomes Susan Ernst back to town, it is coming as a disappointment as she prepares to close down The Rez, one of only two privately owned gyms in town. For those of us that live and work downtown, it has been a great, convenient place to stop in for a quick workout or class before or […]

by · September 21, 2014 ·
Harbor seal pup release postponed

Harbor seal pup release postponed

The Alaska SeaLife Center’s release of Gobi, the harbor seal pup rescued near Resurrection Bay Seafoods on Lowell Point Road, has been postponed and will be rescheduled for a later date. There has been a slight turn in Gobi’s health, but ASLC staff are highly optimistic that it is temporary. The new release date will be announced later. Keep checking the ASLC Facebook […]

by · September 18, 2014 ·
This year’s dividend announced : $1,884

This year’s dividend announced : $1,884

Read more at the Alaska Dispatch here: http://www.adn.com/article/20140917/years-permanent-fund-dividend-check-1884

by · September 17, 2014 ·
BBQ for the crew of the Cuauhtémoc

BBQ for the crew of the Cuauhtémoc

Hello all! The Kenai Fjords Yacht Club and Seward Mariners’ Memorial are sponsoring a BBQ at the Branson Pavilion, Wednesday September 17, from 5pm-10pm, for the crew of the Cuauhtémoc and everyone else in the community that would like to participate. All are welcome, and we hope to see you there!

by · September 16, 2014 ·
Alaska SeaLife Center to Release Harbor Seal Pup in Seward September 19

Alaska SeaLife Center to Release Harbor Seal Pup in Seward September 19

Alaska SeaLife Center Press Release – Seward, AK – September 16, 2014 – The Alaska SeaLife Center (ASLC) is proud to announce the release of a female Pacific harbor seal pup on Friday, September 19, 2014 at 3:30 p.m. We cordially invite the public and media to observe this exciting and memorable event. What: Harbor Seal Release When: Friday, September […]

by · September 16, 2014 ·
Cuauhtémoc arrives in Seward

Cuauhtémoc arrives in Seward

The Mexican Navy Tall Ship, “Cuauhtémoc” arrived safely into port  this morning, despite the heavy rain. Tours to the public are scheduled for the following times: September 15th from 11:00am to 4:00PM September 16th from 11:00am to late afternoon September 17th from 11:00am to late afternoon September 18th from 11:00am to late afternoon

by · September 15, 2014 ·

KPB Hazardous Waste Day September 20

Hazardous Waste Collection Day DATE Saturday, September 20, 2014 TIME 8:00 am – 5:00 pm ADT WHERE Seward Transfer Facility 3200 Dimond Seward, AK COST Free to households; fees charged to commercial disposers CONTACT INFO Emerald Alaska (877) 375-5040Kenai Peninsula Borough Solid Waste Dept (907) 262-9667 NOTES This event is for households and small businesses.   All businesses are required to pre-register with Emerald Alaska. […]

by · September 15, 2014 ·
KAYAK ADVENTURES gets a boost of new energy!!

KAYAK ADVENTURES gets a boost of new energy!!

We are excited to announce that our current manager, Trent Gould, is stepping into the ownership role at Kayak Adventures on 3rd Avenue!  It was very important to us to find a buyer who would maintain the same passion for the community, the environment, and customer service that we have tried to foster for so many years.  Trent holds a […]

by · September 15, 2014 ·
Final phase of the Obihiro Mural

Final phase of the Obihiro Mural

By Dot Bardarson – Painting of the Obihiro mural in Seward is on schedule.  All the panels are finished except for touch-up.        

by · September 14, 2014 ·
Lowell Point Road to open around 1:30PM

Lowell Point Road to open around 1:30PM

Seward Public Works Department are expecting to open Lowell Point Road around 1:30PM this afternoon. Please drive carefully.

by · September 13, 2014 ·

Lowell Point Road temporarily closed

Seward Public Works Department has temporarily closed Lowell Point Road due to weather-related road maintenance.

by · September 13, 2014 ·