Announcements

The Nightingale, Community Book Read, March 4th

The Nightingale, Community Book Read, March 4th

Do you have your book in hand yet? Read the book already? We are getting ready for the Community Book Read event with author Kristin Hannah calling in to discuss her best seller, The Nightingale. Limited books are available at the library front desk, or on the library catalog. “Named […]

SCN Crazy Snowfall Picture Contest

SCN Crazy Snowfall Picture Contest

It looks like good old fashioned winter in Seward, Alaska has returned after a three-year hiatus. This past week has leaned toward the extreme side of snowfall in a short period of time.  The snow piles at the home office of Seward City News are up to the second story windows […]

Pre-Hospital Trauma Life Support in Seward – March 25-26, 2017

Providence Seward Medical Center Trauma Program in conjunction with the Alaska State Trauma Program is offering a two day Pre-Hospital Trauma Life Support Class Saturday and Sunday March 25-26 from 8-5 both days.    This class is the gold standard in trauma education for EMS and is geared toward Emergency Medical Responders […]

Seward Weather Watch, Weekend of Feb. 18-19

Seward Weather Watch, Weekend of Feb. 18-19

Seward residents please use caution this weekend!  Please drive slowly and be aware of reduced visibility around town as crews continue to remove snow. Boat owners – please ensure your boat is shoveled off.  Call the Harbormaster’s Office for a boat watch list, 907-224-3138. Please monitor your roofs and check […]

Bee Keeping Class

Beginning Bee Keeping Class Offered in Cooper Landing Sunday, February 26th,  2pm – 5:00(ish) Cooper Landing Community Hall, Bean Creek Road. Kenai Peninsula Bee Keeper Sarah Souder of Sarah’s Alaska Honey (www.alaskahoney.com) will be offering an introductory Bee Keeping Class thru Cooper Landing Community School. All classes are $25 per […]

School bus enters 20 mph zone on Seward Highway in Moose Pass on way to pick up pupils at Moose Pass School. Photograph by R. Smeriglio

UPDATE: Seward & Moose Pass Schools Closed Today

8:15 am From the KPBSD Website: ALERT UPDATE: Seward area school closure School is cancelled on Thursday, February 16, 2017, due to winter weather conditions, at: Moose Pass School Seward Elementary Seward High School Seward Middle School Be safe, and help your neighbors! 6:15 am From the KPBSD website – […]

Seward Airport Closed

Seward Airport Closed

Submitted by Johanna Kinney, City Clerk: City of Seward has been notified that the Seward airport is closed for the next 48 hours.  After this period of time, conditions will be reassessed to determine if it is safe to reopen.

Seward Highway Avalanche Closure Notification

Seward Highway Avalanche Closure Notification

There will be intermittent traffic delays Tuesday, February 14, 2017 on the Seward Highway for avalanche hazard reduction work between Bird and Portage near mileposts 100 to 80.  Motorists should expect delays of up to 1 hour between 8:30 am and 2:00 PM. Updates will be posted on the 511 […]

Big Bay Beginnings Nearly Ready to Open Its Doors

Big Bay Beginnings Nearly Ready to Open Its Doors

By Kelley Lane for Seward City News – The long awaited Big Bay Beginnings Child Development Center located at 520 Fourth Avenue (previously Resurrection Christian Church) was approved for occupancy by the City of Seward this past Wednesday (February 8th) and has its State of Alaska inspection scheduled for mid […]

Lowell Point Road Work

Lowell Point Road Work

City of Seward Public Notice February 13, 2017 3:30 p.m. Seward Public Works Crews are working to keep Lowell Point Road open after several rock slides that have occurred.  At this point, it is open to one lane traffic and crews hope to widen it to two lanes.  Be advised they […]