Announcements

Bethel Museum seeks assistance in finding stolen artifacts

Bethel Museum seeks assistance in finding stolen artifacts

  If you have information about the missing artifacts, please call the Bethel Police Department at 907-543-3781. For more information about the theft, visit http://www.ykhc.org/2015/02/04/native-artwork-stolen-from-ykhc-headquarters/.

February 6, 2015 ·

Alaska Railroad solicits ideas for 2016 official art print

Alaska Railroad Corporation News Release – Alaska Railroad solicits ideas for 2016 official art print Alaska artists called to submit annual art contest entries by Feb. 27, 2015 ANCHORAGE, Alaska – The Alaska Railroad Corporation (ARRC) is now soliciting submissions for its annual commemorative artwork program. The artist selected will be commissioned to create artwork that is the basis for […]

February 6, 2015 ·

Support Group for Parents who have Lost a Child

Where: Seward Library Meeting Room (upstairs) When: 3rd Tuesday of each month Time: 6-7 P.M. Call 224-2520 for more information

February 6, 2015 ·
“Backing out of Time” free film screening February 12

“Backing out of Time” free film screening February 12

Please join Producer/Director Mary Katzke at the Seward Premier of the Alaskan documentary, Backing out of Time. A sensitive and educational documentary following several Alaskan families who cope with caring for their parents who suffer with Alzheimer’s Disease. Seward Library, Thursday, February 12th, at 6:30pm.

February 5, 2015 ·

FREE AARP Tax Services to seniors and low income families in 2015

FREE AARP Tax Services to seniors and low income families in 2015. Limited appointments available through March 28th. Contact Seward Senior Center at 224-5604  to schedule an appointment. All appointments are hosted at the Lutheran Church, 3rd and Jefferson, access located in the alley.

February 3, 2015 ·
R/V Sikuliaq Homecoming Celebration March 6-8

R/V Sikuliaq Homecoming Celebration March 6-8

  Join the University of Alaska Fairbanks as they celebrate the homecoming of the R/V Sikuliaq in Seward: March 6: Ship tours, 1-4:30 p.m., Dale R. Lindsey Terminal (railroad dock) March 7: Commissioning ceremony and reception, 11 a.m., Dale R. Lindsey Terminal (railroad dock) Ship tours, noon-5 p.m., Dale R. Lindsey Terminal (railroad dock) March 8: Ship tours, 1-4 p.m., Dale R. Lindsey […]

February 2, 2015 ·
Rescued Sea Otter Pup Moves to New Home at Seattle Aquarium

Rescued Sea Otter Pup Moves to New Home at Seattle Aquarium

Alaska SeaLife Center Press Release – Seward, Alaska (February 2, 2015) – The Alaska SeaLife Center (ASLC) is pleased to announce that Mishka, a rescued sea otter, was safely transferred to her new home at the Seattle Aquarium. Mishka was transported by a FedEx plane to the Seattle Aquarium and made her public debut on Super Bowl Sunday. ASLC staff […]

February 2, 2015 ·

Seward PTSA seeks companion airfare discounts

Seward PTSA hopes to send two parents and two middle school students to Juneau to advocate for public education, children and families in this critical year. If you have an Alaska Airlines credit card, please double check your Alaska Airlines mileage account to see if you might have a companion discount code that you’re not going to be able to use. We […]

February 2, 2015 ·
Book of Art Benefits Animal Welfare

Book of Art Benefits Animal Welfare

Book of Art Benefits Animal Welfare Creating awareness & support for organizations that care for animals   Artists from around the country joined together to create this beautiful book of art and stories to bring awareness to the needs of animals.  It is part of a network of events to generate awareness & support for animal welfare organizations. The book […]

January 31, 2015 ·

Constituents’ teleconference with local state legislators February 5

February 5, 2015 at 5:30 there will be a Constituents’ Meeting with local state legislators via teleconference at the Seward LIO. The LIO is located at 302 Railway Ave. in the SeaView Plaza Building. Please use the Railway Avenue door to the LIO. The link below is for teleconferences scheduled for the week of February 2 thru February 6. If […]

January 30, 2015 ·
Get your tickets for the Community Awards Night!

Get your tickets for the Community Awards Night!

  Seward Chamber of Commerce Press Release – Join Us for the 2014 Annual Community Awards Night! Seward, Alaska January 30, 2015 Friday, February 13, 2015, the Seward Chamber of Commerce, Conference and Visitors Bureau will recognize six individuals and businesses nominated for their outstanding contributions and service to the Seward community in 2014. Award categories include: Person of the […]

January 30, 2015 ·
Seward PTSA Thanks You!

Seward PTSA Thanks You!

  Nearly Gone! Only 14 tickets remain for online sales with a small quantity remaining at Resurrection Art Coffee House for offline sales! This event will be sold out so grab your ticket while you can! Seward PTSA thanks our community and sponsors for making this event possible! Here’s a shout out to Alaska Junior Theater, Seward Arts Council, Harper Arts […]

January 30, 2015 ·
Alaska SeaLife Center Announces Alaska Ocean Leadership Award Recipients

Alaska SeaLife Center Announces Alaska Ocean Leadership Award Recipients

Alaska SeaLife Center News Release – Seward, Alaska (January 29, 2015) – The Alaska SeaLife Center (ASLC) is proud to announce the 2015 Alaska Ocean Leadership Awards. These awards are given annually to individuals and organizations that have made significant contributions to the awareness and sustainability of the state’s marine resources. The Alaska SeaLife Center appreciates the support provided by […]

January 29, 2015 ·

Seward PTSA meeting tonight, January 27

Our monthly PTSA meeting is Tuesday evening, January 27 at 6:30 in the Elementary School library. Below is tonight’s agenda.   Seward PTSA Agenda General Membership Meeting Seward Elementary School Tuesday, January  27, 2015   Call to Order Establish Quorum Approve Previous Minutes Approve Agenda Reports President’s Report & Communications – Al McCarty Treasurer  (Budget) – Heather Shank Alaska PTA […]

January 27, 2015 ·

Municipal Entitlement Land Selection Finalization Project 2015

http://www.borough.kenai.ak.us/landmgt/entitlements/2015-land-selection-interactive-survey The 2015 land swap is available on KPB website at the above link. There are also maps posted in the KPB Seward Annex located in the Sea View Plaza. Hours are Monday through Thursday from 10:00 to 3:00. Phone number is 224-2001 The deadline for State input is February 6, 2015.

January 27, 2015 ·
Seward Mariners Memorial Donor Plaque

Seward Mariners Memorial Donor Plaque

Dot Bardarson proudly points to the donor plaque mounted on the end of the graceful Wave Wall recently constructed as part of the Seward Mariners’ Memorial.  Holland America viewed this project worthy of substantial support.  The wall serves as a wind break as well as a decorative part of the memorial complex, the focus being the lighthouse overlooking Resurrection Bay.  […]

January 27, 2015 ·

Seward High School Pool Temporary Schedule for Tuesdays & Thursdays in February

This temporary schedule runs from February 3- February 26, 2015 Seward High School Pool Tues & Th               Lap swim          6:00 – 8:00am Sat                       Feb  7, 14, 21      Lap swim     9:00 – 11:00 am Current schedule continuing until May 14 : T & Th     Evenings      Lap swim    5:00 – 6:00 pm Water Aerobics      6 – 7 pm  

January 27, 2015 ·
Alaska SeaLife Center Caring for Blind Harbor Seal

Alaska SeaLife Center Caring for Blind Harbor Seal

Alaska SeaLife Center Press Release – ​The Alaska SeaLife Center is currently caring for a blind harbor seal. Bryce was the last harbor seal pup rescue of 2014 after being found at Land’s End in Homer, AK. Because of his blindness, Bryce has been deemed non-releasable by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration-National Marine Fisheries Service. Veterinary staff believe he […]

January 26, 2015 ·
Free Alaska Film Premiere

Free Alaska Film Premiere

January 26, 2015 ·

Seward Community Foundation awards first mini-grants of 2015

In January the Seward Community Foundation (SCF) awarded minigrants to three nonprofit organizations in Seward. A minigrant was awarded to Seward Senior Center to provide low income seniors who are participating in the USDA Commodity Subsidy Food Distribution program at the Seward Senior Center with a $50 Safeway Gift Card during the winter season to augment their ability to purchase […]

January 26, 2015 ·
Kenai Fjords National Park YCC Program Announces Openings for 2015 Summer Season

Kenai Fjords National Park YCC Program Announces Openings for 2015 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 summer Kenai Fjords National Park is offering several positions to local youth interested in working for the Federal Youth Conservation Corps (YCC).  Students will have a chance to engage visitors, learn what it takes to maintain the […]

January 26, 2015 ·
Seward Community Foundation reaches new milestone

Seward Community Foundation reaches new milestone

Heidi Zemach for SCN – The Seward Community Foundation’s endowment investment fund, now entering its sixth year, has continued to thrive and grow, even as state and federal funding to nonprofits shrink. At a press event at the Breeze Inn Thursday night, the foundation announced that it is willing to spend more than $120,000 in its 2015 grant cycle, which […]

January 25, 2015 ·

“Tips for Successful Grantwriting” Workshop – February 9th

Tips for Successful Grantwriting Monday, February 9, 2015               5:30 – 7:30pm Seward Library/Museum Community Room (Downstairs) Join Seward Community Foundation (SCF) advisory board member and professional grant writer, Madelyn Walker, for a free seminar to help tune your grant writing skills. Beginning grant writers welcome – we’ll look at the basics, diffuse the grant […]

January 24, 2015 ·
Public Involvement in Superintendent of Schools Selection

Public Involvement in Superintendent of Schools Selection

KPBSD News Release – Soldotna, January 23, 2015— The KPBSD Board of Education seeks public input into its process to select a superintendent of schools. The school board has sole responsibility for the selection of candidates, final interviews, and selection of the superintendent, but would like to consider the views and interests of the public to help guide those decisions. A […]

January 24, 2015 ·