Announcements

Alaska Community Forest Council seeks new members

Alaska Department of Natural Resources News Release – March 26, 2015   Alaska Community Forest Council seeks new members (Anchorage, AK) – The Alaska Community Forest Council is seeking to fill six council seats in 2015. The council is a nonprofit organization and advisory body to the Division of Forestry that works to improve Alaskans’ quality of life by expanding […]

March 28, 2015 ·
Special City Council Meeting Notice

Special City Council Meeting Notice

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the Seward City Council will meet in a special meeting on Tuesday, March 31, 2015 at 6:00 p.m. for the purpose of:   Resolution 2015-026, Appropriating $300,000 From The Capital Project Fund As Match And Project Funds Towards Completing The Work Identified In The Roads Priority List That Is To Be Funded Using Statewide Transportation […]

March 28, 2015 ·

Kindergarten Round-Up

Kindergarten Round-Up Thursday, April 23rd Session 1 – 5:30 pm meeting, registration paperwork 6:30 pm Session 2 – 6:30 pm meeting, registration paperwork 6:00 pm Seward Elementary School Kindergarten Rooms   Dear Families, Coming next month is the Kindergarten Round-Up. This is an important meeting for you to attend, even if your child has already attended Seward Elementary Pre-School or […]

March 28, 2015 ·

Seward’s 1st Friday of the year on April 3

Seward’s 1st Friday season is beginning early this year!  Please join us Friday April 3rd from 6-8PM to view the exhibits, catch up with friends, and enjoy refreshments.   Sew-n Bee Cozy:  Deb Crosby~Local designer of Quilts Resurrect Art:  J. Jason Lazarus:  Stories fading fast~Remnants of the Alaskan Goldrush Eight Arms Printing Company:  Instagram Art Show~various artists Zudy’s Cafe:  Emily Brockman~original […]

March 27, 2015 ·

Testify on Medicaid Expansion on March 28

From the Seward Legislative Information Office – Testify on Medicaid Expansion on March 28   Saturday, March 28; 3 to 6 pm, The House Health and Social Services Committee will be taking public testimony on the Governor’s Medicaid Expansion Bill HB 148.      The Seward Legislative Information Office will be open to accommodate you. Three ways to make your thoughts known: 1) […]

March 27, 2015 ·
Burn permits required starting April 1

Burn permits required starting April 1

Alaska Department of Natural Resources News Release – FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE March 25, 2015 (FAIRBANKS, AK) – Alaska’s wildland fire season officially begins on April 1, and on this date, burn permits will become necessary for the open burning of brush, grass, slash and yard debris. State law requires burn permits for open burning from April 1 to August 31. […]

March 27, 2015 ·
Last Weekend to Submit Photos!

Last Weekend to Submit Photos!

It’s your last weekend to submit photos to Friends of the Jesse Lee Home’s (FJLH) Seward’s Day Photo Competition! Deadline to submit is 12pm noon on Seward’s Day, Monday, March 30th. Read more about the competition below. Two admission tickets to the Alaska SeaLife Center were just added to the prize package.   About the competition: In honor of the March […]

March 26, 2015 ·
3rd Annual Seward Spring Carnival April 11

3rd Annual Seward Spring Carnival April 11

Seaview’s Domestic Violence/Sexual Assault Program will be hosting the 3rd Annual Seward Spring Carnival raising awareness on child abuse, child sexual abuse, teen dating violence, bullying and more. It is also a fundraising event to help victims in need. We have games, prizes, and fun for the whole family! This year we have tons of games, Dunk Tank, cake walk, entertainment, cotton […]

March 25, 2015 ·

Local Radio Open House at Chamber

Open House for Local Radio ~ Kenai Mountains Public Media When:  Wednesday, Mar. 25th, 5:30 pm  Where:  Seward Chamber of Commerce, 2001 Seward Hwy Come on in and check out what is happening with your local radio!

March 25, 2015 ·

Alaska native grass, grain, and flower seed sale begins on April 15

Alaska Department of Natural Resources News Release – (Palmer, AK) – The Alaska Plant Materials Center will host its annual sale of foundation and selected classes of native grass, grain, and flower (forb) seeds beginning on April 15 and continuing through the production season that is expected to close in September. This annual sale enables Alaska growers to produce and […]

March 25, 2015 ·
Kenai Fjords Tours Season Starts!

Kenai Fjords Tours Season Starts!

  Spring has sprung and the season has begun! Kenai Fjords Tours will be running its first Gray Whale Watch Tour this Friday, March 27th. It’s time to get out on the water and enjoy the return of all of our favorite critters! The Gray Whale Watch Tour runs Fridays and Saturdays starting March 27th with an additional trip added […]

March 24, 2015 ·
Mount Marathon Race Registration Ends March 31st!

Mount Marathon Race Registration Ends March 31st!

March 24, 2015 ·
Reminder: Chill, It’s a Drill! March 25

Reminder: Chill, It’s a Drill! March 25

March 24, 2015 ·
We’d love your used books!

We’d love your used books!

  The Friends of the Seward Library is seeking donations of used books for its upcoming used book sale! Your donations can be dropped off at the Seward Community Library during its regular business hours. All kinds and genres of material are gladly accepted (check out this great link for guidelines: https://www.dropbox.com/s/hldre170hrklrwp/Public%20Donation%20of%20Books-web.docx?dl=0) The upcoming sale will happen on Saturday, April 16 from 12 – […]

March 23, 2015 ·

Avalanche Hazard Reduction on Seward Hwy Milepost 96-100 Tuesday, March 24

From the AK 511 Twitter Feed – On Tuesday, March 24, there will be Avalanche Hazard Reduction on SEWARD HIGHWAY from MILEPOST 96 to MILEPOST 100. Crews will be firing live artillery rounds up to Penguin Ridge above Bird Flats for the purpose of improving existing blind fire shot points. Motorists should expect intermittent delays up to 45 minutes between […]

March 23, 2015 ·
Missing Dog, Newfoundland/Pit Bull named “Spidy”

Missing Dog, Newfoundland/Pit Bull named “Spidy”

Update 3/25/15: Spidy has been found and returned to his owner. Spidy was last seen 3 days ago behind Pacific Park apartments wearing green camo and an Alaskan made collar. Spidy is big for his age, only maybe 9 months. If seen, please call 599-0205 or the Seward Animal Shelter at 224-7495.

March 22, 2015 ·
Lost Lake Run Registration Opens April 1

Lost Lake Run Registration Opens April 1

Full registration for the Lost Lake Run opens at 6 am on April 1st, 2015. At 6 am ADT,  a link will be available on the home page of the Lost Lake Run website (www.LostLakeRun.com) that will take you directly to registration. Last year was sold out in 40 minutes, so if you are planning to participate this year, please […]

March 20, 2015 ·
Moose Pass resident to compete in AKC National Agility Championships in Reno, Nevada

Moose Pass resident to compete in AKC National Agility Championships in Reno, Nevada

American Kennel Club News Release – More than 1,000 Competitors Vie to be National Agility Champions (Moose Pass, AK) March 17, 2015 –  Moose Pass resident Erin Knotek and her border collie Bella will be among the contenders at the American Kennel Club National Agility Championships this March 27-29 in Reno, Nevada. The quickest, most agile dogs in the country will […]

March 20, 2015 ·
Pre-Kindergarten Title I assessments take place in April

Pre-Kindergarten Title I assessments take place in April

KPBSD News Release – Soldotna, March 17, 2015—Children who will be four years old by September 1, 2015, have an opportunity to attend pre-kindergarten classes at their local area school in the fall.To qualify for the classes, parents and guardians must contact their local area school to schedule a Pre-K assessment, and complete an application prior to the school screeningappointment […]

March 20, 2015 ·
Frank Vignola and Vinny Raniolo In Concert

Frank Vignola and Vinny Raniolo In Concert

Frank Vignola and Vinny Raniolo Live All Ages Show Chinooks, Seward Wednesday, March 25th, 2015; 6:30 opening act Tyson Davis. Main Act: 7:00 pm Tickets :$20 in advance, $25 day of Available at Chinooks, or markteckenbrock@hotmail.com Limited seating Available. PRESS RELEASE Frank & Vinny Head North to Alaska! Guitar masters Frank Vignola and Vinny Raniolo are coming to Alaska! After […]

March 19, 2015 ·
Alaska SeaLife Center Announces Endowment Fund

Alaska SeaLife Center Announces Endowment Fund

Alaska SeaLife Center Press Release – Seward, Alaska (March 18, 2015) – The Alaska SeaLife Center (ASLC) is pleased to announce the creation of the Alaska SeaLife Center Endowment Fund. A Board of Directors member, who wishes to remain anonymous, has donated stock establishing an endowment fund with the Alaska Community Foundation (ACF). The Alaska SeaLife Center Endowment Fund will […]

March 19, 2015 ·
Travis Beals finishes at #11

Travis Beals finishes at #11

Lifetime Seward resident and musher Travis Beals, 22, crossed the finish line in Nome last night at 11:18 PM, earning 11th. place in the 2015 Iditarod sled dog race. At the time of this writing, there are still 48 musher on the trail. Beals also raced the 2013 and 2014 Iditarod, placing 37 in both. For more information on Travis […]

March 19, 2015 ·
Dallas Seavey Wins Iditarod

Dallas Seavey Wins Iditarod

Early this morning Dallas Seavey crossed the finish in Nome marking his third Iditarod win in four years.  His time was 8 days 18 hours 13 minutes and 6 seconds.  His father Mitch is likely to take second place and will mark the first ever father/son top-two win in Iditarod history.  Dallas and Mitch were both raised in Seward.  Currently Dallas […]

March 18, 2015 ·
Wood Bison Restoration Reaches Final Stage

Wood Bison Restoration Reaches Final Stage

News Release Alaska Wildlife Conservation Center and Alaska Department of Fish & Game. March 17, 2015 Contact: Scott Michaelis, AWCC Cathie Harms, ADF&G 952-836-7719; scott@alaskawildlife.org – (907) 987-6111; cathie.harms@alaska.gov Wood Bison Restoration Reaches Final Stage The next step in bringing Wood bison back to the wilds of Alaska is here. Starting Sunday, March 22, the Alaska Department of Fish and Game will […]

March 17, 2015 ·