The Travel Channel will be airing a special on Seward named Alaska Starts Here. The premier is tomorrow Sunday, November 23rd at 9 PM according to their schedule HERE. From the Travel Channel: “Alaska Starts Here The weathered, worn, time-hardened port city of Seward, AK, explodes to 10 times its population every summer, offering untamed, raw Alaska adventures like wrestling monster […]
By Heidi Zemach for Seward City News – Dot, a mature four-year-old giant Pacific octopus collected across from the Fox Island spit more than two years ago, is being an attentive octopus mother. She’s spent the past month and a half in the upper left corner of the Denizens of the Deep exhibit at Alaska SeaLife Center, gently caring for […]
“That is the most frequent question I have been asked since coming to Seward Community Health Center back in April,” said Pat Linton, Executive Director. “Now, after months of recruiting and interviewing, we are happy to announce that two board certified family medicine physicians will be starting with us full time in early 2015. Both of these physicians have strong […]
The Civil Air Patrol Cadet Great Start program will commence Thursday, December 4 at 17:30 (5:30-7:30 pm) at the silver CAP hanger on the Seward airport. This will begin a 5-7 week orientation to the Civil Air Patrol Cadet program. Cadets who complete all activities in this orientation will earn promotion to Cadet Airman and receive their first orientation flight […]
Support Firefighters statewide through the Alaska State Firefighters Association. For more information, please visit http://www.alaskastatefirefighters.org/DayofGuns.aspx.
Blackwater Railroad Company, Seward’s own band, is going on break for the months of December and January. “We’re ready for what’s next, and we have to prepare for that.” says band member Katy Larkin. “We have so many goals but with the number of shows we’ve been playing, it’s been hard to commit the time and energy to make those […]
The Seward Recreation Committee Meeting has been canceled today due to a lack of a quorum.
Michael Marshall signed his commitment letter to run cross country at Black Hills State University in Spearfish, South Dakota Friday in front of friends and family. Michael is on a partial athletic scholarship and will be running for BHSU next fall. It is always great to see our Seahawks go on to compete at the next level and we are […]
A good time was had Saturday in the Library Museum at our celebration of the season. Music and dancing in the stacks, family story time, face painting, kids crafts, museum open and free, awesome finger foods and cider. Valarie Kingsland and the library staff, Resurrection Bay Historical Society and the Friends of the library want to thank the community for […]
It’s time to start planning your holiday shopping and some early December fun! The Seward Holiday Arts and Crafts Fair will take place December 5-6 at the cruise ship terminal (aka the Dale R. Lindsey Alaska Railroad Seward Intermodal Terminal). The event will feature more than 80 vendors, food , photos with Santa, live music, and the Kenai Crewsers famous […]
Alaska SeaLife Center Press Release – Give Thanks for Species Rescued From the Brink of Extinction Accredited zoos and aquariums are saving more than 30 endangered species and the Alaska SeaLife Center Plays a Leading Role. Steller’s eider Seward, Alaska (November 17, 2014) – As American families prepare for the annual ritual of giving thanks, they can add to their […]
It’s not too late to dress up your door and spread a bit of holiday cheer! Order your wreath or garland now! Click here for Order Form We must receive the form by Friday, November 21st. Thank you!
By Dawn McDevitt – I grew up not knowing my real father, with a hard working single mom who married when I was 5. By age 11 her husband adopted me. I wouldn’t say I had a horrible life but it was not easy. My adoptive dad was very strict, quick tempered, and harsh with his words. I being the […]
The next Seward State Parks Advisory Board Meeting will be held on November 18th from 5-7pm at the AVTEC Culinary Arts building in the Banquette room. The public is always welcome to attend and encouraged to provide comments.
The City of Seward and the Seward Alternative Energy Group (SAEG) is hosting their first Seward Energy Fair today, November 15, 2014. The fair will be held at AVTEC – Alaska’s Institute of Technology Student Service Center from 12 to 5 pm. Key note speakers from local and statewide agencies will be reviewing energy options for businesses and home owners […]
Many of Seward’s community have not been into the new Museum space located just inside the entry of the Library Museum building. This Saturday, November 15, 2014, 1-4 p.m. during the open house celebration of the season, the museum will be open and free to the public. The museum is the new home of the collections of both the Resurrection […]
City of Seward Animal Shelter Public Service Announcement – Parvovirus can occur in any dog, as the virus is easily transmitted. The virus is extremely hardy in the environment, and in some areas can survive 3-7 years. Parvo is extremely resilient and can be transmitted in any discharge from an infected animal, especially feces and vomit. The Parvovirus withstands wide […]
The City of Seward and the Seward Alternative Energy Group (SAEG) are hosting their first Seward Energy Fair on November 15, 2014. The fair will be held at AVTEC – Alaska’s Institute of Technology Student Service Center from 12 to 5 pm. This free event is being held in order to educate and update our local community members about the […]
NHS and SHS Theater Present The First Installment of our Winter Movies The Lego Movie “An ordinary Lego construction worker, thought to be the prophesied ‘Special’, is recruited to join a quest to stop an evil tyrant from gluing the Lego universe into eternal stasis.” Showing: Wednesday, November 19th, 2014 6:30pm All Ages Concessions for Sale Admission: suggested donation $5 […]
*Ceramic Nights at AVTEC: Wednesday, November 12th and 19th 5 – 7pm at AVTEC ceramics rm. Cost: $8 Meet at AVTEC Ceramics Room, but sign up at TRAILS in the Independent Living Center Office. Create your own beautiful ceramics works of art! Maybe you want to make a mug to give away for Christmas? The ceramics room at AVTEC will […]
Friends of the Library Museum is having a canned food drive for Seward’s food bank, He Will Provide. During our open house this Saturday, 1-4 pm or any time the library is open this Saturday, November 15, 2014, community may drop off canned food items that will go to the local food bank. Only non-perishables please, canned goods preferred. Come […]