Announcements

2015 Choose Respect March will be held March 28

2015 Choose Respect March will be held March 28

The 2015 Choose Respect March will be held on March 28, 2015. Seaview’s Domestic Violence/Sexual Assault Program will be hosting the Choose Respect March to raise awareness on the issues of domestic violence and sexual assault. We will meet at the AVTEC Gym at Noon and march down 4th Avenue ending at SeaView Community Services for refreshments. Please invite your friends, family, […]

March 16, 2015 ·
Blizzard Warning in Effect

Blizzard Warning in Effect

From the National Weather Service http://www.arh.noaa.gov/zonefcst.php?zone=125 WESTERN PRINCE WILLIAM SOUND- INCLUDING THE CITIES OF…WHITTIER…SEWARD…GIRDWOOD… MOOSE PASS 410 PM AKDT SUN MAR 15 2015 …BLIZZARD WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 7 PM THIS EVENING TO NOON AKDT MONDAY… * LOCATION…PORTAGE VALLEY AND EASTERN TURNAGAIN ARM. LOCAL AREAS OF BLIZZARD CONDITIONS MAY ALSO OCCUR ALONG THE SEWARD HIGHWAY FROM MOOSE PASS NORTHWARD. […]

March 15, 2015 ·
PACAB Joint Work Session with the Seward City Council

PACAB Joint Work Session with the Seward City Council

Public Notice ___________________________________________________________________________________ NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that The Seward Port and Commerce Advisory Board’s (PACAB) regularly scheduled meeting on April 1st 2015 is hereby substituted with a Joint Work Session with the Seward City Council with the discussion topic of How to attract more fishing vessels to Seward At noon in Council Chambers. The PACAB Regular Business meeting will […]

March 13, 2015 ·

Representative Mike Chenault – Seward Town Hall Meeting

Representative Mike Chenault – Speaker of the House Please join in the discussion at a town hall meeting with your local state representative on Saturday, March 21 at the Seward Library located at 239 6th Ave. from 3 pm to 5 pm If you have questions, please call the Kenai office at 283-7223.

March 12, 2015 ·

Public Scoping Open for Herman Leirer Road Flood Mitigation Project Environmental Assessment

This is a public notice that Kenai Fjords National Park is seeking public comments regarding a proposed construction project in 2016 on the National Park Service (NPS)-managed portion of Herman Leirer Road, in Seward, Alaska. Annual seasonal flooding of the NPS-managed road from milepost 7 to 8 has resulted in temporary road closures, public safety concerns, as well as road […]

March 12, 2015 ·

Seward DMV Closures

The Seward DMV will be closed on Friday March 27th for employee training and again on Monday March 30th for Seward’s Day.

March 11, 2015 ·
Governor Walker Announces Strong Year for Alaskan Exports 

Governor Walker Announces Strong Year for Alaskan Exports 

March 9, 2015 ANCHORAGE—Governor Bill Walker announced today Alaska exported more than $5.15 billion of goods in 2014—the second highest year ever for Alaskan exports, and a 13.8 percent increase over the previous year.  Nationally, exports rose 2.8 percent in 2014. “Alaskans across the state support the industries whose exports strengthen our economy,” Governor Walker said.  “Our Alaskan exporters applied […]

March 11, 2015 ·
Seward’s Day Photo Competition

Seward’s Day Photo Competition

Friends of the Jesse Lee Home (FJLH) is excited to announce its Seward’s Day Photo Competition. In honor of the Alaskan holiday honoring William H. Seward, FJLH is hosting a photo competition that aims to promote historic preservation in the 49th state. Through social media, FJLH is asking Alaskans to submit photos that capture how history is living on in their […]

March 10, 2015 ·
Bell in the Woods B&B Open House!

Bell in the Woods B&B Open House!

We are re-opening for the 2015 summer season. Bell in the Woods was originally built in 1997 by a local family and designed to be a bed and breakfast, the house is ideally suited for guests and was successfully run as a b&b for 12 years by the Woods family and then the Ray family. After 5 years of enjoying […]

March 7, 2015 ·

Free Backcountry Safety Classes

  Contact: Andy Romano North America Outdoor Institute andy@naoiak.org – 907-376-2898   Debra McGhan FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE   Alaska Avalanche Information Center dmcghan@alaskasnow.org – 907-982-0332   www.naoiak.org www.alaskasnow.org   BACKCOUNTRY SAFETY AWARENESS Be prepared for your Alaskan Adventures   It generally happens in the blink of an eye, the unexpected occurs and suddenly your great outdoor adventure has the potential to turn […]

March 6, 2015 ·
AMSEA Marine Safety Instructor Training in Seward April 14-19

AMSEA Marine Safety Instructor Training in Seward April 14-19

March 6, 2015 ·
Forest Service Firewood Availability Mid-Summer

Forest Service Firewood Availability Mid-Summer

March 5, 2015 ·
Seward Hwy MP 17-22.5 Rehabilitation Project – 75% Plan Review

Seward Hwy MP 17-22.5 Rehabilitation Project – 75% Plan Review

The Alaska Department of Transportation and Public Facilities (DOT&PF), in cooperation with the Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) will rehabilitate and improve the safety of 5.5 miles of the Seward Highway between the communities of Moose Pass and Seward, Alaska. 75% Review Plan Set New on the Website DOT&PF recently reached a 75% completion level for the Seward Highway MP 17- […]

March 5, 2015 ·
Alaska SeaLife Center Mourns Loss of Steller Sea Lion

Alaska SeaLife Center Mourns Loss of Steller Sea Lion

Alaska SeaLife Center News Release – Seward, Alaska (March 5, 2015) – The Alaska SeaLife Center (ASLC) is saddened to announce the loss of Sugar, a 21-year-old female Steller sea lion. Despite efforts of ASLC Animal Care and Veterinary staff, Sugar was humanely euthanized after complications with bone degeneration on March 4. As a result of Sugar’s mature age, veterinarians […]

March 5, 2015 ·
Seward Highway Fugitive Captured

Seward Highway Fugitive Captured

Alaska State Troopers Press Release – On 3/2/15 the US Marshals Fugitive Task Force was asked by Soldotna Troopers, to look for and arrest 32 year old Andre Tanner, who was wanted on an outstanding warrant stemming from a pursuit that occurred on 2/28/15 from Soldotna to mile 52 of the Seward Highway. On 3/4/15 at 1045 hours, the US […]

March 4, 2015 ·

IMPORTANT REMINDERS for the 2015 Mount Marathon Race®!

Seward Chamber of Commerce News Release – Seward, Alaska March 4, 2015 –  THE RACE IS ON TO REGISTER! The Seward Chamber of Commerce, Conference and Visitors Bureau reminds you that registration for the 88th Running 2015 Mount Marathon Race® officially closes as of Midnight, MARCH 31st, 2015!!! Absolutely no late registrations will be accepted and all payments must be completed. […]

March 4, 2015 ·
Kenai Change Workshop at Kenai Peninsula College March 28

Kenai Change Workshop at Kenai Peninsula College March 28

For more information, visit http://kenaichange.org/ or https://www.facebook.com/kenaichange/timeline.  

March 2, 2015 ·

KBEA SCHOLARSHIPS for Year 2015

KBEA SCHOLARSHIPS for Year 2015 KBEA (Kenai Borough Employees Association) scholarship committee is currently accepting applications for 4 scholarships of $500 each. The scholarships are available to all 2015 graduates of the Kenai Peninsula Borough (including public schools, private schools, and home-schooled). Applications and instructions are available from any Kenai Peninsula Borough High School counselors’ office or on the Borough’s […]

March 2, 2015 ·

ALERT: Seward Highway manhunt underway, do not pick up hitchhikers

Saturday a pursuit on the Seward Highway resulted in the fugitive escaping into the woods near Turnagain Pass.  For more information, see this article at adn.com and YouTube video of the suspect in pursuit as filmed by passerby

February 28, 2015 ·

Town Hall Meeting with Senator Peter Micciche & March 2-7 Teleconference Schedule

From the Seward Legislative Information Office – Town Hall Meeting with Senator Peter Micciche March 7 3 – 5 pm Seward Community Library Everyone is Welcome!   The link below is for the upcoming teleconferences for the week of March 2 to March 7.   http://akleg.gov/index.php?tab2=type%3DAll%26com%3D%26startDate%3D2%2F27%2F2015%26endDate%3D03%2F07%2F2015%26chamber%3D#tab2     Paper applications for the Alaska Permanent Fund are available at the Seward […]

February 27, 2015 ·
Get your Girl Scout Cookies!

Get your Girl Scout Cookies!

Girl Scouts of Alaska News Release – Friday, February 27 marks the beginning of Girl Scout cookie booth sales.  Girl Scouts will be seen around town with tables full of Thin Mints and Samoas.  2015 marks the 98th anniversary of Girl Scout Cookies.  In 1917 girls in Savannah, Georgia began selling cookies to finance their Troop activities.  The tradition continues […]

February 26, 2015 ·
Personal Use and Possession of Marijuana – Stay Safe Alaska

Personal Use and Possession of Marijuana – Stay Safe Alaska

 From the Office of Governor Bill Walker – Beginning Tuesday, February 24, 2015, people age 21 and over can legally possess, outside of their homes, up to an ounce of marijuana and can grow up to six plants in their home (with up to three being mature, flowering plants). Adults may also give up to an ounce of marijuana and up to six […]

February 25, 2015 ·
Sikuliaq arriving in Seward Monday!

Sikuliaq arriving in Seward Monday!

A Message from the City Clerk – The new R/V Sikuliaq will be arriving in Seward for the first time on Monday, February 23, 2015.  Crews plan to pass by Lowell Point at abou 11:30 a.m., travel by the Seward Marine Center and the Alaska SeaLife Center, and then onto the cruise ship dock at the Alaska Railroad Terminal around […]

February 22, 2015 ·
Fresh fruits and vegetables to make the smoothies with are the key. Heidi Zemach photo

Smoothie Kickoff Event

Heidi Zemach for Seward City News Seward Middle School hosted a festive, well-orchestrated afternoon event Tuesday evening welcoming Capital Brands, a national blender manufacturer that will help the school provide nutritious smoothies to 39 students in Angie Hammer’s third-grade P.E. class every morning for the next three months. The middle school was one of six schools nationwide to win a […]

February 22, 2015 ·