There will be an amazing number of Alaska artists and commercial vendors at the annual Seward Holiday Fair this weekend at the Train Depot. Once the train came from Anchorage with hundreds of people who wanted to see Santa Claus, and Seward, but then there was an avalanche warning and the railroad stopped the trains at Christmas to Seward. If we keep up our momentum, maybe they’ll change their minds again and bring up people from Anchorage which would bring big business to the town of Seward the first Saturday of every December. Until then, we the artists who are […]
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The Seward Senior Center is seeking volunteers to help us with our Pizza,Louisiana Gumbo, and Cakes Booth at the Holiday Craft Fair at the ARRC Ferry Terminal Friday, December 6th and Saturday, December 7th, 2013. We have the following openings: SET UP, Friday, Dec. 6th from 1pm to 4pm. Moving equipment to the terminal. FOOD SERVER, Friday, Dec. 6th from 7pm to 9pm. CASHIERS, Friday, Dec. 6th from 7pm to 9pm and Saturday, Dec. 7th from 4pm to 6pm. TEAR DOWN/CLEAN UP, Saturday, Dec. 7th from 6pm to 7pm. Moving equipment from the terminal. We will also be accepting donations of baked […]Read more ›
Do you what to be involved in the land management of local recreation areas in Resurrection Bay? Do you want to become more familiar with the Alaska State Parks operations within the Seward area? Come one, come all! Public attendance encouraged! In response to a request from local residents, Alaska State Parks has created a citizens advisory board in Seward. State park advisory boards are the primary method that state park officials use to involve the public in the management of state parks. Join us at the Seward Library, in the lower level Community Room, for a meet & greet […]Read more ›
SEWARD, Alaska – Rebecca R. Lasell, with 18 years land management experience, has been selected as the new Superintendent of Kenai Fjords National Park. Lasell comes to her new Seward-based position after serving as the Bureau of Land Management’s District Manager of Resources, responsible for providing oversight and guidance for 11 million acres and five field offices of the BLM’s California Desert District. She also brings a national land management perspective from her service in Washington, D.C., working with BLM’s budget and resource programs, including the Cultural and Paleontological Resources and Tribal Consultation. “Rebecca’s demonstrated experience in complex landscape level […]Read more ›
While driving to and from Anchorage this weekend, the radio announced that New Sagaya grocery, in Anchorage, is collecting used clothing to go to the Philippines. Watching the news about Typhoon Haiyan and the total loss of life and homes made an impact and thoughts of ‘What can I do to help?’ Listening to the radio and New Sagaya’s announcement put my thinking to work. This week and next, a collection site for used clothing will be set up at the Hertz of Seward building. The van used by the food bank ‘He shall Provide’, locally, will be loaded up […]Read more ›
SEAHAWK WAXATHON THIS WEEKEND! Get those Skinny Nordic Skis Waxed! The SeaHawks will be waxing SKATE and CLASSIC skis (remember, those fish scale skis need wax on the tip and tails too!) Bring your skis to the SKI SHED at the High School Friday Nov 15 4:00 – 5:30 Saturday Nov 16 8am to 11am We’ll wax ‘em and get ‘em right back to you! Cost Skate $15 Polished Glide $25 + Hot Wax Scrape (removes dust) Classic (Including ‘No Wax’) $10 Glide $15 Hot Wax Scrape If you have questions or can not bring the skis at the time slots […]Read more ›
This is one of the ideas that a lot of the citizens of Seward have been interested in so anyone who might be interested in supporting the idea should go. Help bring HOCKEY to Seward by attending the Parks & Rec committee meeting this Wednesday (TONIGHT) at 6pm at the Library! A new proposal for an ice rink is being brought before the committee, and it could use your support!Read more ›
Many have bemoaned the lack of a central calendar for library events. Try though we may (and try, we do) to share information about our programming with all of the local periodicals, websites and bulletin boards, sometimes things get missed. Sorrow no more! The library/museum’s calendar of events is now available on the Library/Museum section of the City of Seward’s online calendar. To keep apprised of goings-on, simply visit that central page! We in turn will do our best to keep it updated with the latest information. See you soon at the Seward Community Library & Museum!Read more ›
Beautiful scented holiday garlands and wreaths for sale. All proceeds benefit arts and music in the Seward schools. Pick up applications at any school, senior center or email firstname.lastname@example.org for an application. All orders must be received by November 15th, with an expected delivery date to Seward of November 25th.Read more ›
Tickets on sale now, 2 weeks to go! The Resurrection Bay Conservation Alliance’s 7th Annual Beer & Wine Tasting Event will be held November 16th at the Alaska SeaLife Center from 7:00-10:00 PM. This fun event will feature local brewers and vintners from Kenai, Soldotna, Homer, Talkeetna, and Anchorage! This year’s line-up will include even more tasty Seward brews and a variety of door prizes. While perusing the silent auction, sample savory appetizers and desserts donated by creative regional and local chefs competing in our annual Chef-Off and Dessert Challenge cooking contests. We are looking for more local participation in the food contests and auction […]Read more ›
Seward Seahawk’s Athletic Booster Club Fundraiser Dessert Silent Auction Friday, November 8th at the Volleyball Region Tournament 5pm – 8pm – Seward High School Come watch the games, cheer on the home team and bid on some delicious desserts! Winning bids will be awarded at 8pm. Anyone wishing to donate a dessert for the auction, please contact Kim Reierson at 224-3351 week days, 224-3228 evenings/weekends or at email@example.com.Read more ›
From the City Clerk’s Office: October 29, 2013, 2:45 p.m. UPDATE: City Administration and Public Works Departments report they intend to reopen Lowell Point Road at 4:00 p.m. today. The City Manager and Borough Mayor have both issued local disaster declarations due to the heavy rains and flooding. At this time, the City of Seward is not opening up an Emergency Operations Center. Crews are monitoring flooded areas in town and continue work at the Lowell Creek Waterfall. If you have an emergency, please call Seward Police Department at 224-3338 or 9-1-1.Read more ›
The Kenai Peninsula Borough is bringing in two heavy-equipment trucks this afternoon (Tuesday, Oct 29) to repair the lower portion of the Box Canyon water diversion structure which breached yesterday. Water was just flowing down off the mountain into Resurrection River, and was not expected to affect neighborhoods beyond and below the structure, said Stephanie Presley, Coordinator with the Seward/Bear Creek Flood Service office. Meanwhile, the borough had dedicated folks in the field monitoring all the flood-prone areas, and making KPB officials aware of any potential flood situation that needed to be addressed, said Emergency Management Public Information Officer Brenda […]Read more ›
Delicious hot lunch served daily at noon. Drop in Fitness Classes offered every morning: Mondays and Wednesdays: 9:30am Student led Tai Chi Tuesdays and Thursdays:9:30 and 10:30am Weight and Strength Training with instructor Rachel Dow. Fridays: 10:30am Core Balance with instructor Jennifer Dougherty. We also have fun activities in the afternoon: Monday: Pinochle 1:00pm Tuesday: Art in Motion 1:00pm 2nd and 4th Wednesdays of the month: Writer’s Group 1:00pm Thursday: Machine Quilting 1:00pm Friday: BINGO 1:00-2:30pm Don’t forget to come visit our End of the Trail Gift Case. Our gift case is full of one of a kind gifts for all ages. Shop […]Read more ›
Join us at the library this Wednesday, October 30th at noon for another Lunch with a Story session! Bring a brown bag and an open mind to listen to this week’s spooky selections and discuss what you hear. This week: · Battleground by Stephen King—a package is delivered to a hit man…what could it be? · Emergency by Denis Johnson—do we really know who is tending the emergency room? Tea, coffee and water will be provided.Read more ›
Our black lab Blazer has been lost since last Saturday, October 19, 2013. Blazer is a strong, larger lab and he has white fur on his chest. He is known to wander around Bear Lake so please contact us if he is seen anywhere around there. He lives on Romack Court in Bear Lake. Please keep your eyes open for Blazer! You can contact us at 907-362-3866 anytime of the day. Thank you!Read more ›
Recent contributions to the Seward Mariners’ Memorial project have set in motion the Rasmuson Foundation one-on-one challenge grant received this summer. Thanks go to Jim and Rhonda Hubbard of the F/V Kruzof, ILWU Local Unit 60, Janet Trettner and Eugene Stoltzfus, and Joe Tougas with Catalyst Marine. Any monies received between now and May 31, 2014, up to $20,000, will be matched by the Rasmuson Foundation. Your tax deductible donation can be sent to Seward Mariners’ Memorial, PO Box 3544, Seward, AK 99664 or contact Nancy Erickson at 491-1639. Please note grant number 7382 on your check.Read more ›
Do you like pop/rock music? Do you play any instrument? Join pep band, a group that plays for sports games. Join us for cookies and information, Monday Nov 4th, 6pm in the SHS music room. Rehearsals start the following Monday, same time and place. The band is open to anyone in the community, including adults, with experience in their instrument. Thanks! Breighley Sexton, Seward Schools Music TeacherRead more ›