Announcements

Obama’s announcement from Seward: More Icebreakers

Obama’s announcement from Seward: More Icebreakers

Seward City News reporter Rick Smeriglio captured President Obama’s announcement from Seward, that the USA needs more icebreakers plying the Arctic Ocean.

September 1, 2015 ·

SMIC power outages rescheduled to September 14 & 16

The Power Outages for this week have been re-scheduled for September 14, 2015, from 7:30am-10:30am and again on September 16, 2015 at 7:30 – 9:30am. If you have any question please contact the Electric Department at 224-4073.  

September 1, 2015 ·

Chugach National Forest Vegetation Projects Public Meeting

A public scoping meeting to hear comments and concerns about two upcoming vegetation projects near Moose Pass will be held on September 10, 2015 at 6:30pm at the Moose Pass Community Hall. Come to learn more information about the Trail and Two Thousand future vegetation management projects on the Chugach National Forest. These projects aim to increase birch, aspen, and […]

September 1, 2015 ·
Job Opening at the Alaska SeaLife Center

Job Opening at the Alaska SeaLife Center

  This position is responsible for ensuring good order, proper conduct, and safe conditions at the Alaska SeaLife Center. Requirements: High school diploma or GED.  Satisfactory completion of two or more courses dealing with security officer training from the military or a recognized institution preferred.  Completion of one or more self-defense training courses preferred.  Working knowledge of communications and security […]

August 31, 2015 ·
Traffic Advisory for Presidential Visit

Traffic Advisory for Presidential Visit

From the City Clerk’s Office: Seward: In an effort to assist the public in avoiding possible traffic congestion during the visit of the President of the United States, September 1, 2015, the following roads of the City should be avoided for short periods of time: Hard street closures will include: The Seward Highway from Dieckgraeff Road (the road to the Transfer Station) […]

August 31, 2015 ·

INFORMATION: September 1st Road Closure Affects School Release Times

Seward Elementary School Tuesday, September 1st after school bus routes Students who live in town will be dismissed at their regular time and ride their normal bus home. Students who ride bus 1 and 2 and live on the North side of Dieckgraeff Road (Exit Glacier Rd, Questa Woods, Bear Lake, Old Mill, Nash Road, Camelot, and Forest Acres) will board buses […]

August 31, 2015 ·

SPROUTS COOPERATIVE PRESCHOOL

Are you interested in a parent-led, cooperative style preschool for your 3-5 year old child? Is your child free on Mondays and Tuesdays from 9-11:30am? Can you dedicate one week of leadership (10 hours – including teaching and preparation) on a rotating schedule? If yes, then Sprouts Cooperative Preschool is for you! We will be holding an informational meeting on […]

August 31, 2015 ·
In Memory of Bruce Swanson

In Memory of Bruce Swanson

Longtime Seward resident Bruce Swanson passed away August 3, 2015, at his home. Born October 20, 1947, in New York and raised in Florida, Bruce found his way to Alaska in 1969 via the United States Army. After graduating high school, he received a full-ride scholarship to the University of Florida, where he planned to study botany. He left the University to pursue another love, […]

August 31, 2015 ·

Prayer and Praise To Be Held

Submitted by Nancy Tapsfield – Let’s continue to pray for America together.  Set aside Friday, September 11 from 6:00-8:00pm.  Location TBA. For more information call Nancy Tapsfield (909)275-6387

August 31, 2015 ·
Discussion: Alaska’s Fiscal Gap: Challenges, Opportunities, and Choices

Discussion: Alaska’s Fiscal Gap: Challenges, Opportunities, and Choices

Seward Community Library & Museum will host a facilitated discussion on “Alaska’s Fiscal Gap: Challenges, Opportunities, and Choices” on Tuesday, September 15th from 6 to 8:30pm in the Community Room.  Copies of the discussion guide are available at the Library front desk. Please email libmus@cityofseward.net if you would like to receive an electronic copy of the discussion guide. Light refreshments […]

August 31, 2015 ·
President Will Announce Renaming of Mt. McKinley to Denali

President Will Announce Renaming of Mt. McKinley to Denali

Submitted by the Office of the White House Press Secretary – Tomorrow in Anchorage, President Obama will meet with leaders from the Alaska Native community along with Governor Bill Walker, Lt. Governor Byron Mallott, and Senator Lisa Murkowski to discuss ways to strengthen cooperation between the Federal Government and Alaska Native tribes, including by furthering progress in developing cooperative management […]

August 30, 2015 ·

Kenai Fjords National Park’s Exit Glacier Area Temporarily Closed for Presidential Visit

Beginning on Tuesday, September 1, 2015 at 12:01 am through late afternoon that same day, the Exit Glacier area of Kenai Fjords National Park will be temporarily closed to the public in order to support the historic visit of President Barack Obama. The closure begins at the park boundary, Mile 7.5 on the road to Exit Glacier (Herman Leirer Road). […]

August 30, 2015 ·
President Obama to visit Anchorage and Seward

President Obama to visit Anchorage and Seward

THE WHITE HOUSE Office of the Press Secretary August 28, 2015 WASHINGTON, DC – On Monday, August 31, the President will travel to Anchorage, Alaska. While in Anchorage, the President will participate in a roundtable with Alaska Natives and address the Global Leadership in the Arctic: Cooperation, Innovation, Engagement and Resilience (GLACIER) Conference. GLACIER will convene foreign ministers from Arctic nations […]

August 28, 2015 ·
Sign up for the 2015 Fall Racquetball League

Sign up for the 2015 Fall Racquetball League

August 28, 2015 ·
Sign up for the Fall BBQ Volleyball League

Sign up for the Fall BBQ Volleyball League

August 28, 2015 ·

Swimming Lessons & Water Exercise Schedule Fall 2015

Seward HS Pool  Fall 2015 Learning , Fitness, Fun Childrens Swim Lessons Sept. 15 – Oct 1    Tue & Th Level 4/5  for those who can swim 25 yrds.  4:45 – 5:30 Preschool ( 3-5)                                                      5:15 – 6:00 pm Level  1-3                                                                  6:00 – 6:45 pm Oct 5 – 21      M & W                               Level 1-3 and Preschool age                               9:15 – […]

August 28, 2015 ·
SEWARD: Temporary Flight Restriction for Sept. 1

SEWARD: Temporary Flight Restriction for Sept. 1

 

August 28, 2015 ·
Seward Airport will be closed to all waterfowl hunting until September 3rd.

Seward Airport will be closed to all waterfowl hunting until September 3rd.

Press Release from Seward Police Department: Per the Chief of Police, the Seward Airport will be closed to all waterfowl hunting until September 3rd. Even though Waterfowl season opens September 1st, the marshlands at the airport will be closed to hunting until September 3rd.   Reminder that to go hunting at the Airport, you need to have a City Hunting […]

August 28, 2015 ·

High Wind Warning – Eastern Kenai Peninsula

High Wind Warning URGENT – WEATHER MESSAGE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ANCHORAGE AK 921 AM AKDT THU AUG 27 2015   …UNUSUALLY STRONG LATE SUMMER WINDSTORM…   .A STRONG UPPER LEVEL DISTURBANCE ORIGINATING IN THE ARCTIC WILL DIVE SOUTHWARD ACROSS SOUTHCENTRAL ALASKA BY LATE TONIGHT. THIS WILL LEAD TO STRONG WINDS…ESPECIALLY THROUGH MOUNTAIN GAPS. SOME OF THE HIGHEST WINDS WILL BE […]

August 27, 2015 ·

Power Outage at SMIC scheduled for August 31 & September 2

From the Seward Electric Department – On August 31st from 7:30 to 10:30AM power will be off at Seward Marine Industrial Center. On September 2nd from 7:30 t0 9:30AM there will be a second power outage returning power feed to normal following substation repairs.

August 27, 2015 ·
Congressman Young’s Message to Alaskans Prior to President’s Visit

Congressman Young’s Message to Alaskans Prior to President’s Visit

Press Release from Congressman Don Young –  Dear Friends, In less than a week, President Obama and a massive team of White House officials will touch down at Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson (JBER) for their first official visit to Alaska and the U.S. Arctic. With the rumor mill still churning, the only official word so far are stops in Anchorage, Seward, […]

August 26, 2015 ·
Friends of the Seward Community Library Send Books to Fort Yukon Students

Friends of the Seward Community Library Send Books to Fort Yukon Students

Seward, AK (August 20, 2015) – The Seward Community Library Association (SCLA), a.k.a. Friends of the Seward Community Library, is happy to share that donations of used books are on their way to students in Fort Yukon this school year. Fort Yukon is a remote community on the Yukon River, above the Arctic Circle. After SCLA’s used book sale in April, they put […]

August 26, 2015 ·

Secretary Kerry to Visit Anchorage 

Press Statement John Kirby Department Spokesperson Washington, DC August 25, 2015 Secretary of State John Kerry will travel to Anchorage, Alaska on August 30 to host the Conference on Global Leadership in the Arctic: Cooperation, Innovation, Engagement and Resilience (GLACIER). During GLACIER, Secretary Kerry will lead and participate in sessions focused on changes in the Arctic and the global implications […]

August 25, 2015 ·

2015 Seward Energy Forum & Fair to be Held at AVTEC in October

Seward, Alaska August 24, 2015 – The City of Seward and the Seward Alternative Energy Group (SAEG) are hosting their second annual Seward Energy Forum & Fair on October 9th & 10th, 2015. The 2015 Seward Energy Forum & Fair – Taking Steps to a Sustainable Community will be held at AVTEC – Alaska’s Institute of Technology from 10 to […]

August 24, 2015 ·
Kenai Fjords National Park Earns Pinnacle Award

Kenai Fjords National Park Earns Pinnacle Award

Kenai Fjords National Park recently earned a coveted Pinnacle Award for the 2014-2015 school year from the Center for Interactive Learning and Collaboration (CILC) for their newly established distance learning program. CILC is recognized nationally and internationally as the leader in content aggregation, consulting, and support services that assist organizations with the utilization of videoconferencing and other collaborative technologies. The […]

August 24, 2015 ·

President Obama Scheduled to Visit Seward

SEWARD, Alaska – According to an article published this morning from Alaska Dispatch News, President Barack Obama will be visiting Seward, Alaska Tuesday September 1st.  He is scheduled to arrive in Alaska on August 31. For more information, see this article at adn.com: http://www.adn.com/article/20150824/white-house-obamas-alaska-visit-will-include-seward-dillingham-and-kotzebue

August 24, 2015 ·