Trail Update

Trail Update

Exit Glacier– Sunday Eve Nov. 18  As good it gets!  2 feet of groomed trail.   Skied out to the overlook Sunday evening—and back by moonlight.    Very well groomed to the park entrance, but very skateable to overlook.    Touring is perfect.  Bob   Trail River Campground Friday afternoon […]

Using RSS

RSS (Real Simple Syndication) Here’s a new, efficient way to receive news and announcements that readers might appreciate. This video explains how it works: 1.Sign up for a free reader from Google, Yahoo, etc. 2.Subscribe by setting up a connection between reader and websites ( a button on favorite […]

Seward PTSA Gives Huge Thanks to Safeway!

Seward PTSA (Parent Teacher Student Association which is our local PTA) thanks Safeway for their incredibly generous contribution to our local schools through their “10% Back to Schools” Program. From mid-September into October, Safeway provides the opportunity for all their customers to financially help our schools simply by dropping their […]

Exit Glacier Update

Exit Glacier Road is closed to motor vehicle traffic and is snowcovered from Box Canyon Bridge to Exit Glacier. Current snowcover at the glacier is between 12-18 inches. While the Exit Glacier road is open to snowmachines, all other areas of the park are currently closed to snowmachine use. When […]

Trail Update

Trail Update

Here are some trail reports from members.  Please remember that conditions change and these updates are informational only.  Individuals need to make decisions based on current conditions. As of Sunday 11/11 at 3pm:  Exit Glacier has great snow, good for classic and do-able for skate skiing.  There are wide snowmachine […]

Seward, Alaska, November 9, 2007— Seward ranks as one of the top 10 hottest travel destinations in the U.S. for 2008, according to a travel trends survey released by TripAdvisor®. Alaska Starts Here®, in this quaint seaside community only 2.5 road hours from Anchorage along a National Scenic Byway and […]

Library Hours of Operation Change

Starting December 1, the Seward Community Library will be open on Sundays from 1 – 6 pm.  To accommodate this scheduling, the library will slightly change its hours of operation.  The new hours will be as follows:  Monday – Thursday 10 am – 8 pm, Friday and Saturday 10 am […]

Update Snow River Glacier Dam


Thank you Seward!

Seward Community Schools would like to take this opportunity to thank the following individuals and businesses in the community for their generous donations to the Seward Archery League. Seward Plumbing & Heating, Spenard Builders Supply, Seward Campground Crews, SPRD, Matt Brewi, Tony Lemme, Wally Shumway, Bernie and Sharon Weathers, Louie Bencardino, […]

Help Support Ed Tech Funding in the Schools!

From: Ed Tech Action Network (ETAN): Action: The House of Representatives and the Senate are scheduled to take up the final version of the FY08 Labor, HHS and Education Appropriations bill, which contains $272 million for Enhancing Education Through Technology (EETT) program the week of November 5. Please email your […]

Exit Glacier Road Update

Exit Glacier Road Update

Seward Nordic Ski Club Hope everyone enjoyed the weekend snowfall! Here’s a trail report from one of our members. Its 3:00 pm (Monday) and I just got off Exit Glacier Road. IT WAS GREAT! (You know I don’t do groomed very much so what is great for me isn’t always […]

Seward High School 1st Quarter Honor Roll

9th Grade Michaela Atherton            Mackenzie  Barnwell* John Bjorgaard            Nicholas Broughton* Andrew Buchanan            Jeannette Butts Kyler   Chase*            Jonathan Chisholm* Trever Clark            Rebekah Cole Emily Draper*            Yarrow Farris* Nathaniel Feemster            Austin Gillespie Sara Kellar            James Logan* Jared Lindquist            Ryan O’Leary Amanda Olsen    […]

Seward, Alaska, November 1, 2007— The Board of Directors for the Seward Chamber of Commerce, Conference and Visitors Bureau, announced their intention to sell the historic railcar currently located on the corner of Jefferson and 3rd Ave. The decision follows efforts to determine alternative uses in partnership with a community […]

Free Adoption Information Session – Nov 16th

November is recognized as National Adoption Awareness Month! Are you interested in adopting but not sure where to start? Do you have questions? Need more facts? Attend this free adoption information session! Voni Madsen, Adoption Services Coordinator with Catholic Social Services, is coming to Seward to give this information session. […]

Budget Work Session Tonight

Budget Work Session Tonight

Just a heads up – tonight’s budget work session will include All Enterprise Funds (Parking, Electric, Small Boat Harbor, SMIC, Water, and Sewer). The work session starts at 7:00 p.m. and will be televised. The public is encouraged to attend and comment!!! –Johanna Dollerhide for Jean Lewis

Cop Talk

Cop Talk

Seward residents now have a safe and environmentally-friendly way to dispose of fluorescent bulbs. The Alaska Cruise Association (ACA) donated the Bulb Eater, a machine that crushes and compacts the glass, to the city in late September. Citizens will be able to use the machine free of charge. Please contact […]

AVTEC Academy Cafe Opens Next Week!

This is a delicious way to support AVTEC’s Culinary Art students! The Academy Cafe will be open Tuesday through Friday from Oct. 30 through Dec. 14. NOTE: Schedule will vary a little around the Thanksgiving holiday. Seating times at 6, 6:30, 7 and 7:30 p.m. The maximum table seating is […]

2008 Preliminary Operating Budget

Here is the budget in electronic [pdf] form thanks to the folks at the City Clerks Office. The file is also available from the City website in the ‘news‘ section. The file has been optimized for web viewing but is still quite large at 4.5 Mb. It may take some […]