Announcements

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 […]

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

Delayed Start for All Seward Schools Today

From the KPSD Website: ALERT: Two hour delay start on Monday, February 13, 2017 at: Hope School; Moose Pass School; Seward Elementary; Seward High School; Seward Middle School Central peninsula and southern peninsula schools will open on a normal schedule. When school remains open due to weather conditions, use your best judgment […]

Alaska Railroad Announces Layoffs

Alaska Railroad Announces Layoffs

ANCHORAGE, Alaska — Today (February 10) the Alaska Railroad Corporation (ARRC) announced the elimination of 49 positions as part of a major corporate restructuring effort. ARRC has experienced a 44% downturn in freight tonnage since 2008 (see attached graph) and has recorded a net loss from operations since 2015, with […]

Statewide Poetry Contest Deadline February 15th at 6pm

Statewide Poetry Contest Deadline February 15th at 6pm

The deadline for the 23rd Annual Statewide Poetry Contest is quickly approaching, please share this wonderful opportunity with Alaskan poets of all ages! Contest Divisions: Elementary School Middle School High School Adult Prizes will be awarded for 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place in each division. Entry Fees Elementary, Middle and […]

Winter Weather Advisory Update Feb. 12, 2017

Winter Weather Advisory Update Feb. 12, 2017

UPDATED on Seward City News Sunday Feb. 12 1045 AKST Weather Source at weather.gov SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT…CORRECTED National Weather Service ANCHORAGE AK 609 AM AKST Sun Feb 12 2017 AKZ101-111-121-125-131-135-141-171-130315- Anchorage-Matanuska Valley-Western Kenai Peninsula- Western Prince William Sound-Northeast Prince William Sound- Southeast Prince William Sound-Copper River Basin-Kodiak Island- Including the […]

Seward Seahawk Cheerleaders Cheer Camp

Seward Seahawk Cheerleaders Cheer Camp

The Seward Seahawk Cheerleaders are hosting a cheer camp for students from 3rd through 8th grade. Join the Seward Seahawk Cheerleaders to learn cheers and stunts and perform during a varsity basketball game halftime! The camp dates are: Feb 24 from 4pm to 6pm and Feb 25 from 12:30pm to […]

Community Book Read With Author

Community Book Read With Author

Kristin Hannah will be calling in to discuss her book, The Nightingale! Join us at the Seward Community Library on Saturday, March 4th, 2017. Get your book and start reading today! Available through the Joint Library Catalog and some copies are available for free from the Friends of the Seward […]

Job Available: Disability Services Case Manager/Scheduler at SeaView Community Services

Job Available: Disability Services Case Manager/Scheduler at SeaView Community Services

DISABILITY SERVICES Case Manager/Scheduler The DS Case Manager and Scheduler assists individuals in the application, eligibility, case management, and annual review for services under the Alaska Community Developmental Disabilities Grant and assists them with housing. They review cases to assess client progress and satisfaction in meeting goals of the plan of […]

Tsunami Bowl Comes to Town

Tsunami Bowl Comes to Town

The Alaska Regional National Ocean Bowl competition will be held at Seward High School on February 17-19th.  This is the 20th running of this event hosted by the UAF College of Fisheries and Ocean Sciences.  Students arrive from all corners of the state to participate in this event.  This year […]

Prince William Sound RCAC Recertification Comments Open

Prince William Sound RCAC Recertification Comments Open

The Prince William Sound Regional Citizens’ Advisory Council (PWSRCAC) is seeking recertification as the alternative voluntary advisory group for Prince William Sound, as authorized under the Oil Pollution Act of 1990 (OPA 90). The application has been submitted to the U.S. Coast Guard, which is charged with assessing whether PWSRCAC […]