Announcements

Seward Recreation Committee seeks new member

SOLICITING PUBLIC INTEREST FOR ONE NEW MEMBER TO JOIN THE SEWARD RECREATION COMMITTEE On behalf of the Seward City Council, the City Clerk is soliciting citizens of Seward and the surrounding area interested in serving on the Special Ad Hoc Citizen Advisory Seward Recreation Committee. The committee is seeking one new member to replace a vacant seat. The committee usually meets the […]

December 19, 2014 · 0 comments ·

AMHS Fares to Increase Summer 2015

Alaska Department of Transportation News Release – (JUNEAU, Alaska) – The Alaska Department of Transportation and Public Facilities (ADOT&PF) announced today that fares on the Alaska Marine Highway System (AMHS) will increase 4.5 percent for travel beginning May 1, 2015. The new fare structure will go into effect January 1, 2015. The rate increase will not affect reservations made prior to […]

December 19, 2014 · 0 comments ·
Tickets Still Available for Breakfast with Santa December 20

Tickets Still Available for Breakfast with Santa December 20

December 17, 2014 · 0 comments ·
“Building Confidence In Math, One Graphing Calculator At A Time” Grant Funded!

“Building Confidence In Math, One Graphing Calculator At A Time” Grant Funded!

Way to go, Seward! Naomi Wade’s grant for graphing calculators at Seward Middle School has been funded thanks to donations made to it at www.donorschoose.org. The graphing calculators should arrive after winter break. You can follow Seward Middle School on Facebook  to the see the graphing calculators in action and to stay up-to-date with Seward Middle School highlights and news. Read more […]

December 17, 2014 · 0 comments ·
“Blue Christmas” Service For Those Dealing with Grief or Loss  (Thurs. Dec. 18)

“Blue Christmas” Service For Those Dealing with Grief or Loss (Thurs. Dec. 18)

This is a service of hope and healing for the Christmas Season for anyone who has experienced a loss or is struggling with grief. It will be at Seward United Methodist Church at 7 PM on Thursday, December 18th. All are welcome. Seward United Methodist Church 321 4th Street (907) 224-7368

December 17, 2014 · 0 comments ·

Alaska State Parks increases fees

Department of Natural Resources Release –  (Anchorage, AK) – Fees for overnight camping and boat launching and the cost of annual passes for parking and boat launching at Alaska state park facilities will increase on Jan. 1. An updated list of state park fees and passes is at http://dnr.alaska.gov/parks/asp/alaskastateparkfees.pdf. Annual passes for the 2015 calendar year are available for purchase […]

December 17, 2014 · 0 comments ·
Donations needed for “Building Confidence In Math, One Graphing Calculator At A Time”

Donations needed for “Building Confidence In Math, One Graphing Calculator At A Time”

  Seward Middle School Math teacher, Naomi Wade, is seeking donations to purchase graphing calculators for her math classes with donorschoose.org. She has five days left to reach the remaining amount of $1,220. Click here to read more about her goals for her classes or if you want to donate: http://www.donorschoose.org/project/building-confidence-in-math-one-graphin/1299200/?rf=page-siteshare-2014-12-project-teacher_2348716  

December 16, 2014 · 0 comments ·

2015 High School Exchange Program with Obihiro, Japan

The City of Seward and the Seward International Friendship Association (SIFA) are seeking up to four high school students to participate in the student exchange with Obihiro, Japan.  Japanese students will come to Seward in late July/early August, then the Seward students will travel to Obihiro for approximately two weeks in August. Applications are available at the high school through Martha […]

December 16, 2014 · 0 comments ·

Seward Highway Avalanche Control Milepost 18-22, Expect Delays

State of Alaska Department of Transportation & Public Facilities Avalanche Closure Notification There will be intermittent traffic delays today on the Seward Highway for avalanche hazard reduction work between mileposts 18 and 22 near Kenai Lake south of Moose Pass.  Motorists should expect delays of up to 45 minutes between 11:00 AM and 12:00 PM. Updates will be posted on […]

December 16, 2014 · 0 comments ·
Ukulele Russ to perform at the Yukon Bar December 19 & 20

Ukulele Russ to perform at the Yukon Bar December 19 & 20

Ukulele Russ will be performing at the Yukon Bar this weekend, December 19 & 20, beginning at 9PM. For more information about Ukulele Russ, please visit his website http://www.ukuleleruss.com/ or his Facebook page https://www.facebook.com/UkuleleRuss .

December 16, 2014 · 0 comments ·

School System Phones and Internet are back up

Internet and phone connectivity has been restored to Seward Schools.

December 15, 2014 · 0 comments ·
2015 Marathon Wrestling Sign-Up Information

2015 Marathon Wrestling Sign-Up Information

December 15, 2014 · 0 comments ·

Phones & Internet down at all Seward Schools

The phones and internet are down at Seward Elementary, Middle and High School. Schools will not be able to receive any incoming calls and it is unknown when this problem will be fixed.

December 15, 2014 · 0 comments ·
SPRD Bulletin December 12

SPRD Bulletin December 12

SPRD Bulletin… URBACHS youth Basketball is right around the corner! Saturdays at Sports & Rec January 24th – March 21st Preschool through 5th grade. Sat, Jan 10th there will be a FREE Jamboree where you can meet the coaches, work on your skill and scrimmage with your friends at 10am. Register by Dec 19th to receive a complimentary team jersey, […]

December 13, 2014 · 0 comments ·
Rare Opportunity to View Bearded Seal at the Alaska SeaLife Center

Rare Opportunity to View Bearded Seal at the Alaska SeaLife Center

Alaska SeaLife Center Press Release – Seward, Alaska (December 11, 2014) – The Alaska SeaLife Center (ASLC) is excited to announce it is currently home to a male bearded seal. Siku, named after the Inuit word for “sea ice,” is the first of his kind to reside at the Alaska SeaLife Center – in fact the first bearded seal to […]

December 11, 2014 · 0 comments ·
Make a wish come true at the Library Museum!

Make a wish come true at the Library Museum!

The annual Wish Tree has been placed in the library and ready for you to help us place new books on the shelves! Each beautiful vintage postcard holds a book wish with suggestions from patrons and the library staff. For $20, you can make a book wish come true! Stop by the library museum during open hours, take some time […]

December 10, 2014 · 0 comments ·

Kenai Fine Arts Center closed December 21-January 6

The Kenai Fine Arts Center will be closed for the Holidays Dec. 21 through Jan. 6.  Time is running short to view the current exhibits highlighting the art of water colorist Pati Deuter and the Annual Student Art Exhibit and also to shop in the KFAC Sales Gallery featuring he artwork of local emerging artists.  Business hours are 12-5, Wednesdays […]

December 10, 2014 · 0 comments ·

Klondike Gold Rush National Historical Park Seeking Artists for Chilkoot Trail Artist Residency Program

The Yukon Arts Centre and National Park Service are seeking three visual artists – one from Canada, one from the United States and one regional (Yukon or Alaska) – to participate in a cross-border creative journey. The Chilkoot Trail Artist Residency Program invites artists to hike the famous Chilkoot Trail, passing through Klondike Gold Rush National Historical Park (Alaska) and […]

December 9, 2014 · 0 comments ·

Rising from the Ashes

By Christine Sheehan, Seaview Community Services Executive Director – If you were living in Seward in March of 2007, you may remember the devastating fire that consumed SeaView’s assisted living home on the small rise above the Seward lagoon.  Remarkably, not a single person was injured as staff assisted all residents to exit the home quickly and safely.  Lives of […]

December 9, 2014 · 0 comments ·
Gift Shop opening for holiday shopping

Gift Shop opening for holiday shopping

Aurora Charters Gift Shop will be open starting December 8th for holiday shopping. Monday through Saturday 10 am to 7pm. Be sure to stop in and browse the great gift items that could be that special something for your holiday gift giving. Free gift wrapping with your purchase. Located in the small boat harbor, address is 1302 4th Ave or […]

December 8, 2014 · 0 comments ·

Alaska State Parks Seward Citizens Advisory Board meets December 9

The Alaska State Parks Seward Citizens Advisory Board will meet upstairs at the Seward Public Library from 5pm-7pm on December 9, 2014.  The public is always welcome and encouraged to attend!

December 8, 2014 · 0 comments ·

Thank you for supporting Seaview Community Services Domestic Violence Program

Letter to the Editor By Christine Sheehan, Executive Director of Seaview Community Services – SeaView Community Services would like to thank the community of Seward for its generous donations and overwhelming support of the Domestic Violence program this past year. The immediate response of this community in contributing to the provision of safe shelter and assistance for victims is a […]

December 8, 2014 · 0 comments ·
Holiday Arts & Crafts Fair Schedule

Holiday Arts & Crafts Fair Schedule

HOLIDAY ARTS & CRAFTS FAIR is this weekend in the cruise ship terminal. Shopping Friday 12/5  5-9pm and Sat. 12/6 10am-6pm Music and Santa schedule Friday Dec. 5th 5:45-6pm Miss Heidi’s Music Students/The Awesome Girl Band 6-8pm Santa and free pictures, one per family 8-9pm Conway Seavey   Sat. Dec. 6th 10:15-10:45am Seward Middle School Band 11-11:30am Seward Middle/High School […]

December 5, 2014 · 0 comments ·
Elf Playing at High School Theater 12/10 6:30

Elf Playing at High School Theater 12/10 6:30

  NHS and SHS Theater – public showing of “Elf” starring Will Ferrell SHS Theater Wednesday December 10th, 2014; 6:30-8:00pm   Approx 90 min running time All ages Concession for sale Suggested donation: $5 *Money to benefit theater and KPBSD Homeless youth

December 5, 2014 · 0 comments ·
Alaskan Author Event December 10

Alaskan Author Event December 10

  Dave Atcheson will discuss his memoir Dead Reckoning, Navigating a Life on the Last Frontier, Courting Tragedy on its High Seas, much of which takes place in Seward, on Wednesday, December 10th at 6:30PM in the Community Room. Dave Atcheson is the author of National Geographic’s Hidden Alaska: Bristol Bay and Beyond and the guidebook, Fishing Alaska’s Kenai Peninsula. He has written for a […]

December 4, 2014 · 0 comments ·