Announcements

Seward High School Reunion

The Seward High School Class of 1974 is having their 40-year reunion this Saturday, July 5th at The Resurrection Roadhouse from 4-6PM. The reunion will then open up to include everyone who attended Seward High School any time in the 1970′s. Please come and join in the fun, and be sure to spread the word!

by · July 3, 2014 · 0 comments ·
Mount Marathon Race/4th of July Schedule of Events

Mount Marathon Race/4th of July Schedule of Events

Independence Day Celebration Schedule of Events Thursday July 3rd 12 – 8 PM Food & Crafts booths open on Adams Street 5 – 8 PM Bib pick-up at Seward High School 7:00 PM Auction for Men’s and Women’s Race at SHS 7:45 PM Mt. Marathon Race® Safety Meeting at Seward High School Midnight Spectacular Fireworks by Lantis Fireworks on the […]

by · July 3, 2014 · 0 comments ·

Join us at the “Walking Taco” stand on July 4th

Please join us at the “Walking Taco” Stand on on July 4th in the parking lot of Dr. Moriarty’s dental office. Our stand will open at 9AM until we sell out. Walking Tacos are being sold to raise money for the DAN MCDONALD NEW LUNGER TEAM for the Lost Lake Race on August 23. If you don’t know what walking tacos are— […]

by · July 3, 2014 · 0 comments ·
Rachel Dow set to play key role in Mount Marathon Race

Rachel Dow set to play key role in Mount Marathon Race

  By Jason Aigeldinger for Seward City News – I had the privilege to sit down with Rachel Dow last week to discuss and record some of her perspective on the Mount Marathon Race. Seward has always fielded a collection of homegrown athletes that consistently show up, keep up, and  are often victorious over the ever increasing number of professional mountain […]

by · July 3, 2014 · 0 comments ·
New Seward business offers organic, handcrafted skin products

New Seward business offers organic, handcrafted skin products

Hello! We are Jacob and Shannon, the founders of a new small business in Seward, Midnight Sun Organics. We make handcrafted, 100% organic skincare for the whole family! All of our products come in awesome biodegradable containers! Our beard elixir oil and candles are in glass containers which can be recycled or reused. We are trying to be as sustainable as possible […]

by · July 1, 2014 · 0 comments ·
Rasmuson Foundation Awards $13.5 Million

Rasmuson Foundation Awards $13.5 Million

The Rasmuson Foundation Board of Directors announces that $13.5 million has been awarded to Alaska nonprofits in grants and initiatives to improve the quality of life in the state. The largest award announced was for Southcentral Foundation, which will receive $3 million for the start-up of the Nuka Institute. The Nuka Institute will provide training and technical assistance to health […]

by · July 1, 2014 · 1 comment ·
SPRD Bulletin June 30

SPRD Bulletin June 30

This week was a great opportunity to participate and learn soccer skills in the British Soccer Camp.  More than 50 of Seward’s youth came to participate in the British Soccer Camp and increased their athletic abilities and soccer skills.  Challenger Sports sent three great coaches to Seward from England and Ireland.  Thank you to John, Michael, and Matt, who are the […]

by · July 1, 2014 · 0 comments ·

Fourth of July Fire Prevention

Department of Natural Resources Press Release – June 30, 2014 (Fairbanks, AK) – Wildfires are frequently ignited by recreational activities during the Fourth of July weekend. We are fortunate this year that rainfall throughout much of the state has decreased the immediate fire danger.  Still, outdoor fire safety must be considered as we approach the Fourth of July. Remember, fuels […]

by · July 1, 2014 · 0 comments ·

Outdoor Recreational Trails Advisory Board recruiting for board opening

Department of Natural Resources Press Release – June 30, 2014 (Anchorage, AK) – The Division of Parks and Outdoor Recreation is seeking candidates to fill an open board position representing northwestern Alaska on the Outdoor Recreational Trails Advisory Board (ORTAB). Applicants should have special knowledge, experience and interest in outdoor recreation and grant-funded programs. The primary role of the ORTAB is […]

by · July 1, 2014 · 0 comments ·

Legends Restaurant Building Up for Auction

News Release June 30, 2014 Former Seward’s Legends Restaurant Up for Auction  The U.S. General Services Administration (GSA) has started an online auction to sell the former Legends Restaurant in downtown Seward. GSA will host an open house on Friday, July 11 from 1 – 4 p.m. AKDT and Saturday, July 12 from 10 a.m. – 1 p.m. AKDT. The […]

by · June 30, 2014 · 0 comments ·
Halibut Tournament Update

Halibut Tournament Update

On the final day of the Seward Halibut Tournament, Oleg Gozobohenno from Moscow, Russia, took the lead by bringing in a 312.2 halibut with Captain Andy on the CrackerJack Voyager.  The Seward Halibut Tournament ends at 8pm this evening.  

by · June 30, 2014 · 0 comments ·

Deceased Inmate had Physical Altercation with Cellmate

Department of Correction Press Release -  June 30, 2014 On June 29, 2014 at 1:23 am, Correctional Officers at Spring Creek Correctional Center were notified of an unresponsive inmate in his cell. Officers responded and found 29-year old Elihu Gillespie unconscious from injuries he had sustained in a physical altercation with his 25 year old cellmate, Jason Rak.  Emergency Medical […]

by · June 30, 2014 · 0 comments ·
Meet Mark Begich July 1 at the Res Art

Meet Mark Begich July 1 at the Res Art

by · June 30, 2014 · 0 comments ·

Mt Marathon Pasta Feed

 PUBLIC WELCOME! Catch up with your fellow racers and friends while you fuel up for the big day! Featuring pasta with meat or veggie sauce, green salad, fresh rolls from Great Harvest Bread Co., dessert and beverage    Thursday, July 3rd, 5:00-7:00 PM Seward High School $10 per plate   ~Pasta feed sponsored by Seward Nordic Ski Club~ All proceeds […]

by · June 30, 2014 · 0 comments ·
Two cats missing from Dora Way

Two cats missing from Dora Way

(Right) Young, small female brindle cat with short, kinked tail. (left) Young, medium-sized female calico cat with mostly white fur. If you have seen these cats, please call 907-422-7192

by · June 28, 2014 · 0 comments ·
Analyses Confirms that Alaska’s Seafood is Safe from Fukushima Radiation

Analyses Confirms that Alaska’s Seafood is Safe from Fukushima Radiation

State of Alaska Joint Press Release -  June 27, 2014 JUNEAU — The Alaska departments of Environmental Conservation (DEC) and Health and Social Services (DHSS) have received results from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration on radiation testing of Alaska seafood. The results confirm information from federal, State and international agencies that seafood in the North Pacific and Alaska waters […]

by · June 27, 2014 · 0 comments ·
Celebrate with the Seward Flotilla

Celebrate with the Seward Flotilla

The Seward Flotilla, USCG Auxiliary    invites you to join the membership    in the celebration of 75 years of saving lives in America   on Saturday 28 June 2014 from 1:00 PM – 2:00 PM.   Harbormaster Plaza, 1300 4th Ave, Seward, AK 99664   There is no formal program.   Do join us for a piece of cake   The […]

by · June 27, 2014 · 0 comments ·

Lost Camera

Lost camera and bag outside sealife center. Small red and black fabric bag with Cannon PowerShot (reddish pink color camera). Really want SD card with all my AK pictures. They can contact Seward PD or call 414-581-2097. Reward offer.

by · June 26, 2014 · 0 comments ·
AVTEC Graduates Culinary & Heavy Equipment/Diesel Students

AVTEC Graduates Culinary & Heavy Equipment/Diesel Students

AVTEC held a graduation for students in the Culinary and Heavy Equipment/Diesel programs on June 20. Congratulations!

by · June 25, 2014 · 0 comments ·

Hurricane Dave at RezArt after July 4 parade

Alaska troubadour Hurricane Dave returns to Seward for a Fourth of July performance at Resurrect Art Coffee House (“RezArt”). The Anchorage-based singer-songwriter, whose quirky original songs about Alaska have made him popular among both tourists and locals, will perform outdoors in the courtyard, weather permitting, after the Independence Day parade (roughly 3 p.m.). If it rains, he will play inside. […]

by · June 25, 2014 · 0 comments ·

A Day of Ukulele Immersion in Seward & Live Performance

A Day of Ukulele Immersion in Seward For all wanna be ukulele players a day of ukulele immersion on June 28th 2014 Ukulele Russ from Fairbanks will be giving two workshops: Beginners 1:00 pm to 2:30 pm Beginners Plus 3:00 pm to 4:30 pm Each session is $20 or $30 for both To register contact Dan at dkoliver@alaska.edu (please put ukulele in the subject line) Live […]

by · June 24, 2014 · 0 comments ·
Join Bill Walker for a Pizza Party June 24

Join Bill Walker for a Pizza Party June 24

by · June 23, 2014 · 0 comments ·
Seward Halibut Tournament Update June 23

Seward Halibut Tournament Update June 23

New Seward Halibut Tournament Leader: Mark Callister from Excelsion Springs, MO brought in a 260.6 lb Halibut this weekend, fishing on the “One Day” For more information about the Seward Halibut Tournament, please visit the Seward Chamber of Commerce website: http://www.seward.com/welcome-to-seward-alaska/signature-events/halibut-tournament-june/  

by · June 23, 2014 · 0 comments ·
Moose Pass Summer Solstice Festival June 21 & 22

Moose Pass Summer Solstice Festival June 21 & 22

LIVE MUSIC!   GREAT FOOD!   BEER GARDEN!   BAKE SALE!   VENDORS! MUGS & T-SHIRTS!   AUCTION!   RAFFLE!   CARNIVAL! LOTS OF FUN FOR EVERYONE! ———————————————————————- MOOSE PASS Summer Solstice Festival June 21st & 22nd, 2014   MUSIC FOR SATURDAY the 21st Gill Hernandez     Noon – 12:30PM Pretty Damn Close Band     12:30 – 2PM […]

by · June 20, 2014 · 0 comments ·
Summer Solstice Cruise with American Red Cross of Alaska

Summer Solstice Cruise with American Red Cross of Alaska

Celebrate the summer solstice with the American Red Cross of Alaska.  Board Major Marine’s Star of the Northwest and enjoy a 4 hour wildlife cruise, door prizes, dinner buffet, and a silent and live auction.  You can purchase tickets for the wildlife cruise at the Alaska SeaLife Center’s ticketing counter.  If you buy your tickets at the SeaLife Center, the American Red […]

by · June 20, 2014 · 0 comments ·
Brewers & Doers of Seward June 26

Brewers & Doers of Seward June 26

Interested in shaping the future of Seward? Join the club; sponsored by the Seward Chamber of Commerce. This months topic: Energy. See flyer below for more details.

by · June 20, 2014 · 0 comments ·
AKRR track repaired, all trains on schedule

AKRR track repaired, all trains on schedule

From the Alaska Railroad Facebook Page: The Alaska Railroad is pleased to confirm that all passenger trains will be traveling their regularly scheduled routes tomorrow, Friday June 20th, including the Coastal Classic Train to Seward and the Glacier Discovery Train to Portage, Whittier, Spencer Glacier and Grandview.

by · June 20, 2014 · 0 comments ·

SBCFSA regular board meeting July 7

The Seward/Bear Creek Flood Service Area will hold a regular board meeting Monday, July 7, 2014 at 7:00 pm, at the KPB Annex office in Sea View Plaza, 302 Railway Ave, Suite 122. The agenda includes a letter from FEMA to Mayor Navarre, a Flood Hazard Mapping Fact Sheet from FEMA for the Kenai Peninsula Borough, and a local projects update. […]

by · June 18, 2014 · 0 comments ·