Ocean Science Lecture Series

Thursday February 26 – 7:00pm at the Rae Building (free to the public) “When Bears Whisper— Do You Listen?” Negotiating Close Encounters with Wild Bruins Speaker: Dr. Stephen Stringham Bear encounters can be one of the scariest and most dangerous experiences you can have in the Alaska wilds. When encounters […]

My 401 K is fading away (where are the heroes?)

Original song-Randy Altermatt sings about the economy from his home in Alaska. He lived in Wasilla, AK, home of Alaska’s governor, Sarah Palin, where he taught and wrote music. He now performs regularly in southcentral Alaska, where he is an avid sailor, songwriter and retiree watching his 401K slip away.

Pancake Supper

Annual St. Peter’s Shrove Tuesday Pancake Supper Tuesday Feb. 24th St. Peter’s Episcopal Church, in the basement 5-7 pm Prices are $5.00 per person, or $20.00 per family for a pancake supper All funds benefit historic St. Peter’s Church All are welcome – hope to see you there!

Mary Lowell Center Update

Briefing Statement Bureau: National Park Service Issue: Mary Lowell Center Park Site: Kenai Fjords National Park Date: February 12, 2009 Background: Since 2003, the National Park Service (NPS) has worked closely with the City of Seward, the U.S. Forest Service, and other entities to select a site for a new […]

Want to Get Moving? New Fitness program available

Kenai Crewsers Rowing Club in partnership with Resurrection BodyWorks and through a generous grant from Y South Health Association invites you to join us to get in shape with us in ROWING FOR LIFE! Want to get more active? Curious about rowing? Not sure you are in shape to do […]

Big Thank You to Y South Health Association

Kenai Crewsers Rowing Club would like to thank Y South Health Association for their recent generous grant to our club. The grant enables us to start a fitness program for the public and grow our membership. Thank You Y South Health Association. go to for more information on our […]

Rep. Seaton's February 16, 2009 Newsletter

Greetings from Juneau this 28th day of the 26th Legislative Session. This week has been hectic with numerous meetings of the House finance committees, meeting on top of regular committee meetings, and so many groups coming to town to lobby for their issues. We have had the school boards, firefighters, […]

Can We Have a Volunteer from the Audience?

As a member of the Seward Health Care Auxiliary, I have been asked to write a letter to implore members of the Seward community to volunteer. Volunteering in our community is a way to give back. We have a responsibility to ourselves and to each other to make a difference […]

Seward Senior Center Happening

Seward Senior Center 336 3rd Ave 224-5604   Senior Center Happenings Lunch Everyday At Noon We have WiFi!   Monday 2/16 Closed for President’s Day 8:00                 AARP Tax Aide – Call 224-5604 for an appointment.   Tuesday 2/17 9:30-10:30       Strength Training 10:00               Art Class – led by Laura Corso 10:30-11:30     […]

Safeway Air Miles Alert

The clerks at Carrs/Safeway in Kenai said that if you want to continue getting miles when you use their club card you have until 2/28/09 to renew your mileage plan on line. Apparently, Safeway is not publicizing this but the employees at the store were told to tell as many […]


Qutekcak Native Tribe will be holding its Annual Scholarship Auction this Friday the 13th at Seward Middle School. The potluck begins at 5:30 PM! Bring a dish and share in the fun, friendship and deals at this Great Event! For further information call Melanee at 224-3118.

Latest on Flood Mitigation Process

This is to follow up on the article posted in this space last December in response to the Borough Mayor’s proposed moratorium on all development within the Seward Bear Creek Flood Service Area. In that letter I had proposed a two tiered alternative. As stated then, the near term plan […]

Trash Collection and my extra $5

I have a little gripe and it has to do with trash collection in Seward. Recently I moved into the city. HooWhoo, finally I don’t have to drive off to the dump every week. So I bought the largest Bear Resistant trash can I could. What the heck, they were […]

Seward Boys & Girls Club Valentine's Fundraiser

*Parent’s go have a romantic evening on Valentine’s Day and leave your kids with us for the evening or overnight. We have fun activities planned for the kids. Date: February 14th (Saturday) Time: 5:00 pm on Saturday till 9:00 am Sunday Location: Seward Elementary School Ages: 1st grade to 6th […]

City Calendar

Seward City Council Regular Meeting Action Agenda Monday, February 09, 2009 at 7:00 p.m. Updates were given on the the Economic Stimulus Projects. The Following Ordinance was Introduced and Set for Public Hearing on February 23, 2009: Ordinance 2009-002, Amending Seward City Code Title 15, Land Uses Allowed Table 15.10.225 […]