Announcements

Grant Writer Workshop Wed. Feb. 10

The “Tips for Successful Grant Writing” workshop is Wednesday evening, February 10th.  It will be held in the ground floor conference room at the Seward Community Library, from 6:00 pm to 7:45 pm. The workshop is not specific to Seward Community Foundation grants, but has been scheduled before the March 1, 2016 deadline for annual grant applications, typically larger grants in […]

February 8, 2016 ·

SPRD Bulletin – Feb 5

Urbach’s Youth Basketball –          UYBL Expo games at Seward High School Seahawk Games – Feb 19 & 20 –          UYBL Photo – March 5th –          Pre & Lil D’s EOS Celebration – March 12 –          No games – March 19th (Spring Break) –          Rookies & Juniors EOS Round Robin Tourney – March 26th    We are still recruiting for assistant […]

February 8, 2016 ·
DDF Showcase February 11

DDF Showcase February 11

February 8, 2016 ·
This Friday Night at the Movies!  Alvin and The Chipmunks – the Road Chip / Spectre

This Friday Night at the Movies! Alvin and The Chipmunks – the Road Chip / Spectre

Showing this Friday, February 12th at the UAF KM Rae Building on 3rd Avenue – 6 PM – Alvin and the Chipmunks – The Road Chip (PG) 93 minutes – This is a Pre-Release movie that isn’t available on DVD until late March! Another animated comedy in the popular Alvin and the Chipmunks Series. in this movie, the 3 Chipmunks […]

February 7, 2016 ·
King Crab deal  for your Valentine

King Crab deal for your Valentine

J & R Fisheries is currently offering Alaskan King Crab for $21 per pound, with free delivery in Seward City Limits. FedEx delivery also available for orders over 10 pounds. For more information or to place an order, call or text Matt at (907) 500-8415 J & R Fisheries Contact Page  

February 7, 2016 ·

Game Plan for Super Bowl 50: Are You Drinking or Are You Driving?

This is NOT the Time for an Option Play [Anchorage, AK] – The Super Bowl is America’s most watched national sporting event. On Super Bowl 50 Sunday, February 7, there will be lots of game day socializing that may include drinking. That’s why the U.S. Department of Transportation’s National Highway Traffic Safety Administration and Alaska highway safety and law enforcement […]

February 6, 2016 ·
Pick. Click. Give.  Save Our Seward Pets (SOS Pets)

Pick. Click. Give. Save Our Seward Pets (SOS Pets)

Friends: Its that time of year when we Alaskans confirm our Alaska-ness: we apply for the PFD. And its that time of year when we reach out to our favorite charities and share a bit of our PFD wealth. I hope you’ll consider including SOS Pets based in Seward: We lead the effort to establish a new animal shelter in […]

February 5, 2016 ·
Stoney Creek Canopy Adventures Gearing Up For 2016!

Stoney Creek Canopy Adventures Gearing Up For 2016!

Looking for fun and adventure this summer? Stoney Creek Canopy Adventures is currently seeking local team members who are energetic, self-motivated & customer service oriented to fill our Zipline Guide, Office Staff and Driver positions.  Must be 18 yrs of age, training begins in mid May and tours operate late May through late September.  For more information and to download an […]

February 2, 2016 ·

SBCFSA Work Session & Reg Mtg 2/8/16

The Seward/Bear Creek Flood Service Area board will hold a work session at 6:00 pm, followed by a regular meeting at 7:00 pm, Monday, February 8, 2016.  The work session topic is FY2017 SBCFSA Budget. The meeting will be held at the KPB Seward Office in Sea View Plaza, 302 Railway Ave, Suite 122.  Please note this will be the […]

February 1, 2016 ·

Coast Guard announces revision of chemical dispersant use for oil spill responses in Alaska

JUNEAU, Alaska — The Coast Guard, a co-chair of the Alaska Regional Response Team (ARRT), in coordination with four other signatory agencies announced the new policy for the Dispersant Use Plan For Alaska, Wednesday in Anchorage. The new policy is more inclusive, comprehensive, and conservative and includes a preauthorization area with a more protective protocol for use of chemical dispersant during […]

February 1, 2016 ·
Latest news from the Alaska Railroad

Latest news from the Alaska Railroad

The 4th Quarter of the Alaska Railroad newsletter, Community Ties, is now posted and ready to read. You have indicated you wish to receive notice about railroad news, including newsletter postings. Community Ties is now entirely electronic. Here is the link to the latest issue posted on the Alaska Railroad web site. 4th Quarter 2015 Community Ties If you have […]

February 1, 2016 ·

Providence Seward community benefit partnership grants available

Projects benefitting health and wellness, community collaboration will be considered SEWARD, Alaska — Providence Seward Medical & Care Center’s Health Advisory Council (HAC) is pleased to announce community benefit partnership grants available to local service and not-for-profit groups in the Seward area. Projects benefiting community health and wellness will be considered, with special consideration for proposals demonstrating partnerships and collaboration across […]

February 1, 2016 ·
Give Your Heart a Fighting Chance

Give Your Heart a Fighting Chance

Heart disease and stroke are major causes of death and disability in Alaska.  Our knowledge about preventing and treating these diseases continues to increase.  Detecting the risk factors in your life and making positive changes can reduce your risk of heart disease and stroke as well as improve your health if you already have disease.  The major risk factors include: […]

February 1, 2016 ·
City Approves Equipment Purchases, Consolidates Sludge Removal Loans, and Refinances Bonds

City Approves Equipment Purchases, Consolidates Sludge Removal Loans, and Refinances Bonds

  By Rick Smeriglio for SCN — After having considered the matter in greater detail at a work session two weeks earlier, City Council on Monday night unanimously approved spending up to $280,000 for a refurbished fire engine with a hydraulic ladder. Before finalizing a purchase, fire department personnel will travel to inspect the fire engine. City administration reports having […]

January 28, 2016 ·

Seasoned Firewood At A Great Price

Until March 30th cords of wood will be available. It is 2 years old and is made up of birch and spruce. It is split and cut for wood stoves; and is $200.00 cash a cord. Please call Levi if you would like to make arrangements for a delivery. It is beautiful firewood to quote my husband. Levi’s number is: […]

January 28, 2016 ·
Seward Volunteer Fire Department announces scholarship

Seward Volunteer Fire Department announces scholarship

Seward Volunteer Fire Department Release – SVFD Announces Scholarship Seward Volunteer Fire Department (SVFD) is excited to announce applications for the 2016 Oscar Watsjold Memorial Scholarship are now being accepted. Oscar Watsjold (1917-2011) was Chief of the Seward Volunteer Fire Department from 1962-1982, and stayed on after that as a devoted volunteer for the remainder of his life. His 69 […]

January 26, 2016 ·
City of Seward Public Advisory

City of Seward Public Advisory

Public Advisory January 26, 2016 As a result of the 7.1 earthquake on Sunday, January 24″, 2016, the City’s water distribution system was shaken, which in some cases, may cause cloudy water. If your water is cloudy, this can be remedied by running your water through an open faucet for a short period, at a stream about the width of […]

January 26, 2016 ·
Kenai Fjords National Park YCC Program Announces Openings for 2016 Summer Season

Kenai Fjords National Park YCC Program Announces Openings for 2016 Summer Season

If you are 15-18 years old, like the outdoors and are looking for a fun summer job this opportunity is for you! This year Kenai Fjords National Park will offer several positions to local youth interested in working for the Federal Youth Conservation Corps.  Students will have a chance to engage visitors, learn what it takes to maintain the park […]

January 25, 2016 ·

Major Quake; No Tsunami Warning

This mornings quake was revised from 6.4 to 7.1 Located 50 miles East of Iliamna, 160 miles SW of Anchorage.  No tsunami warning in effect. FROM NWS NATIONAL TSUNAMI WARNING CENTER PALMER AK: ——————————————————————- WEAK53 PAAQ 241039 TIBAK1 PUBLIC TSUNAMI INFORMATION STATEMENT NUMBER 2 NWS NATIONAL TSUNAMI WARNING CENTER PALMER AK 139 AM AKST SUN JAN 24 2016 UPDATES ——- * […]

January 24, 2016 ·

Homeschooling with Classical Conversations

Whether you are homeschooling elementary kids or if you’re unsure of how to homeschool your middle or high school students, Classical Conversations can help. Classical Conversations supports parents on their homeschool journey by providing a Christian community that trains parents and students within the classical model. If you’d like to learn more, there are two upcoming Information Meetings. Both meetings […]

January 22, 2016 ·

SMIC – PUBLIC SAFETY ANNOUNCEMENT

From now until the Fall of 2017, the public is requested to stay clear of North Dock and North Dock parking area at SMIC, including Jellison Avenue, during the construction time frame. Heavy equipment is being used in this area for the SMIC Breakwater construction project. For questions about the project, contact Harbormaster Norm Regis at 907-224-3138 ext. 2. or […]

January 22, 2016 ·

HARBOR – PUBLIC SAFETY ANNOUNCEMENT

HARBOR – PUBLIC SAFETY ANNOUNCEMENT From now until April 30, 2016,  the public is requested to stay clear of the South Harbor Upland parking area and the south employee parking area during the construction time frame. Heavy equipment is being used in this area for the A, B, C, and S-Float replacement project. For questions about the project, contact Harbormaster […]

January 22, 2016 ·
Murkowski Secures Official Name Change of Alaska Pollock

Murkowski Secures Official Name Change of Alaska Pollock

Change Will Protect Both Fisheries and Consumers  WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today the U.S. Food and Drug Administration updated its list of acceptable market names for seafood as a direct result of Senator Murkowski’s successful efforts to include a provision in the year-end budget bill to allow only pollock caught in Alaskan waters to be marketed as “Alaska Pollock”. This change […]

January 21, 2016 ·

Seward Toddler Playgroup Meeting, Friday

The Seward Toddler Playgroup Co-op will have an informational meeting for parents and their 18 month – 3 year old toddlers this Friday, at 10 am, in the basement of the Resurrection Lutheran church (corner of Jefferson & 3rd Ave). We are currently enrolling children for the Winter 2016 semester of the Seward Cooperative Toddler Playgroup. This is a parent-led program […]

January 20, 2016 ·
Small Town Sip and Paint

Small Town Sip and Paint

The “social painting” industry is now venturing to the smaller towns of Alaska. You heard it right – Alaska Owned and Operated, Paint this Town Alaska is bringing the “Sip & Paint” experience to YOU! What is social painting, you ask? You may recall seeing many of your friends and family in the lower 48 posting vibrant photos of them […]

January 19, 2016 ·

KPB Hazardous Waste Collection Day January 23

Hazardous Waste Collection Day DATE Saturday, January 23, 2016 TIME 8:00 am – 5:00 pm ADT WHERE Seward Transfer Facility 3200 Dimond Seward, AK AGE RANGE All Ages COST Free to households; fees charged to commercial disposers CONTACT INFO NRC Alaska (877) 375-5040 (to pre-register and for specific disposal questions) Kenai Peninsula Borough Solid Waste Dept (907) 262-9667 (for general questions) NOTES This event is […]

January 19, 2016 ·