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Seward Fish and Game Advisory Committee Meets October 15th

Seward Fish and Game Advisory Committee Meets October 15th

The Seward Fish & Game Advisory Committee will meet in Seward on Thursday, October 15th at 7 pm at the Seward City hall. Agenda will include BOF statewide proposals, discussion of waterfowl emergency regulations, potential attendance at upcoming Board meetings, and any other items that may properly come before the committee. For more information contact Jim McCracken at 362-3701. Meetings […]

October 7, 2015 ·
Seward Energy Fair Features Top Speakers and Hot Topics

Seward Energy Fair Features Top Speakers and Hot Topics

Do you know what is going on in Alaska with “The Grid”? Or what new Renewable Resources and Technologies are available? Clean Energy Policies & Programs for you or your business to tap into? How about becoming more Energy Efficient, or looking for a career in Renewable energy?  To expand your horizons, come to an event featuring great exhibits, huge student […]

October 6, 2015 ·

Please Vote Today

By Cheryl Seese – I am voting for Jean Bardarson as Seward City Mayor. She has served our community very well for many years on the City Council. As Mayor, this last year, she has continued to serve us well. She listens and reads everything that comes before the council. She is thoughtful and focused on what is best for […]

October 6, 2015 ·

Kenai Fjords Tours Receives Two Industry Awards From the Anchorage Bed & Breakfast Association

Kenai Fjords Tours has been recognized by the Anchorage Alaska Bed & Breakfast Association (AABBA) with their awards for Best Tour Experience and Innovative Approach to Making Guests Feel Special in 2015. Every year, the AABBA acknowledges businesses with notable service provisions and customer service in the tourism industry. Awards are given based on organization members’ comments. “We saw 4 […]

October 6, 2015 ·
Job Opportunity: Operations Manager at Vigor Alaska (Shipyard)

Job Opportunity: Operations Manager at Vigor Alaska (Shipyard)

Vigor Alaska is seeking an Operations Manager.  There are other jobs available as well. For detailed description and link to apply; http://vigor.net/jobs We encourage women and minorities to apply. Proud to be a drug free work place, and Equal Opportunity Employer.

October 6, 2015 ·

Opinion: VOTE TUESDAY 10/6/15

By Cheryl Seese – I am voting for Jean Bardarson as Seward City Mayor. She has served our community very well for many years on the City Council. As Mayor, this last year, she has continued to serve us well. She listens and reads everything that comes before the council. She is thoughtful and focused on what is best for […]

October 5, 2015 ·

SCOPING NOTICE OF PROPOSED REALTY ACTION FOR COMPETITIVE SALE

**** SCOPING NOTICE OF PROPOSED REALTY ACTION FOR **** COMPETITIVE SALE Seward Ranger District Office DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE Chugach National Forest Seward Ranger District Of the Forest Service The USDA Forest Service is proposing to sell federally-owned property located within the city of Seward. The property is located at 334 4th Avenue, Seward, Alaska 99664. The property sale is being […]

October 2, 2015 ·
Mike and Raylene O'Connor toast new owners Brian and Micheley Svabik, who take over the Resurrect Coffee House & Gallery October 1st, 2015. Heidi Zemach photo.

Resurrect Art turned over to new owners

Heidi Zemach for SCN- After 13 ½ years of operating Resurrect Art Coffee House Gallery in Seward, Raylene and Michael O’ Connor are pulling up stakes and selling their business to a younger couple, Micheley and Brian Svabik, who take over the business October 1st. The O’Connors had purchased the old 1916-constructed church building (where local Methodist and Lutheran congregations […]

September 29, 2015 ·
City of Seward Comprehensive Annual Financial Report (CAFR)

City of Seward Comprehensive Annual Financial Report (CAFR)

To see the city’s Comprehensive Annual Financial Report for 2014, see this link to their web site: http://www.cityofseward.us/DocumentCenter/View/2445

September 29, 2015 ·
Vigor Alaska Job Opportunities in Seward

Vigor Alaska Job Opportunities in Seward

Vigor Alaska is now hiring for the following jobs: Laborer – Associate 1 Laborer – Journey Level Painter – Associate 1 Painter – Journey Level Welder – Associate 1 Welder – Journey Level For detailed description and link to apply: http://vigor.net/jobs We encourage women and minorities to apply. Proud to be a drug free work place, and Equal Opportunity Employer.

September 24, 2015 ·
Seward Coal Loading Facility to be idle for the remainder of 2015

Seward Coal Loading Facility to be idle for the remainder of 2015

Aurora Energy Services News Release – Tuesday, September 22, 2015 SEWARD – Aurora Energy Services, LLC, the company operating the Seward Coal Loading Facility on behalf of the Alaska Railroad Corporation, announced today that the facility will be idle for the remainder of 2015. A drop in the world coal market prices have caused a decrease in coal exports from […]

September 23, 2015 ·
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5 Reasons You Need a Home Stager in a Slow Market

5 Reasons You Need a Home Stager in a Slow Market If you’re preparing to put your home on the market, there are a number of reasons that you can benefit from enlisting the services of a professional home stager. Here are the top 5 reasons: 1) To make your home stand out in a flooded marketplace In a slow real estate […]

September 20, 2015 ·

Alaska SBDC Workshop – 9/18 From 10 to 1:30 p.m.

On Friday – Sept. 18 from 10 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. in the AVTEC Conference Room, Michelle Rodekohr, Loan Office with the Alaska Dept. of Commerce, Community & Economic Development will present this FREE workshop called ALASKA STATE’S LOAN PROGRAMS.   She will show you how you can qualify for these programs and what information you need, etc., etc., etc., PLUS […]

September 11, 2015 ·

2015 Seward Energy Forum & Fair to be Held at AVTEC in October

Seward, Alaska August 24, 2015 – The City of Seward and the Seward Alternative Energy Group (SAEG) are hosting their second annual Seward Energy Forum & Fair on October 9th & 10th, 2015. The 2015 Seward Energy Forum & Fair – Taking Steps to a Sustainable Community will be held at AVTEC – Alaska’s Institute of Technology from 10 to […]

August 24, 2015 ·
Students welcomed to AVTEC and community for fall semester

Students welcomed to AVTEC and community for fall semester

By Heidi Zemach for SCN – Students from across Alaska and beyond arrived in Seward this weekend to attend the fall semester of AVTEC, Alaska’s Institute of Technology, which began Monday. More students will arrive and leave with the individual training programs and certification courses offered. AVTEC held student orientation sessions on Monday, and had several events and activities to […]

August 19, 2015 ·
Social Media Marketing for your Home Sale

Social Media Marketing for your Home Sale

A PICTURE’S WORTH A MILLION WORDS…& HOME BUYERS LOVE IT!   Using Facebook & Video to Sell Your House There’s a lot of hype these days about the value of social media in promoting an event, an idea and; how about this – a home sale! And why not; social media reaches a larger and younger audience of home buyers. […]

August 15, 2015 ·
Portage Transport seeks full-time, year round driver

Portage Transport seeks full-time, year round driver

Portage Transport is seeking a full time, year around van truck driver.  A class B CDL with Haz Mat endorsement is desired, but can be earned after being hired.  We are looking for a detail orientated person who can deal with customers under stressful situations.  Must know Anchorage and it surrounding areas, be able to drive in all weather conditions […]

August 12, 2015 ·
Familiar Holland America cruise ship diverted to Seward for repairs

Familiar Holland America cruise ship diverted to Seward for repairs

By Heidi Zemach for SCN – The Holland America-Line cruise ship M/S Statendam, which used be a regular sight in Seward during the summertime, made an unexpected return visit Monday, August 3rd, adding to the growing number of people and cruise ships the town has seen during this particularly busy summer tourist season. The Statendam, which is on a 14-day […]

August 3, 2015 ·
Drilling Seward waterfront for ocean heat

Drilling Seward waterfront for ocean heat

By Heidi Zemach for Seward City News – Denali Drilling, a firm contracted by the City of Seward, is drilling a 300’ deep vertical bore hole at the Seward Waterfront about 120-feet along the bike path near Branson Pavilion. Beginning Monday, July 27, they will drill a 6” steel casing to the depth believed to contain saltwater, in a project expected […]

July 27, 2015 ·
Crumbling facade work shows potential of Seward’s code compliance program

Crumbling facade work shows potential of Seward’s code compliance program

By Heidi Zemach for SCN – Nobody can be pleased when they receive a “Beautification Notice” or “Compliance Notice” by a private attorney either by mail or pinned to the door on behalf of the City of Seward, politely asking them to trim their hedges, cut down their daisies and fireweed, remove their junked vehicles, or paint or renovate their […]

July 21, 2015 ·

2nd Saturday Art Walk July 11

2nd Saturday Art Walk! Saturday July 11th 6-8 p.m. Come out for an evening stroll, meet the artist, and enjoy the exhibit featuring Resurrection Bay and the surrounding area. Alaska SeaLife Center: Kwangsook Schaefermeyer Balto School:  Heidi Huso Cover to Cover:  Suzie Towsley-Ramsey Eight Arms Printing Company:  The Trucker Hat Design Contest Ranting Raven:  Faith Rose & Christy Favorite Resurrect […]

July 9, 2015 ·

SHARE SPACE OPPORTUNITY – Seeking Artisans & Antique Aficionados For Seward Retail Location

If you are an artist, artisan or antique aficionado and you want to have your own retail space at a reasonable rate, you may be interested in the concept of Share Space. I am seeking like-minded artisans who see the value in joining forces, and who are ready to make a 9-12 month commitment, to join me in filling the […]

July 7, 2015 ·
Executive Chef and owner of The Cookery describes Alaska beer and wines on tap to first time customer. Heidi Zemach photo.

The Cookery opens with bites of indulgence

By Heidi Zemach for SCN- The “Amuse Bouche,” at Seward’s latest venue, The Cookery, was the teensiest delight, but the halved cherry tomato with a marinated mushroom in a tangy, citrusy sauce was mouthwateringly refreshing, and begged the taste buds for more. My fresh Alaska oysters (from Alaska Shellfish Company near Homer,) were chilled to perfection and served in the […]

June 23, 2015 ·

Wells Fargo donates $5,000 for American Red Cross of Alaska wildfire relief efforts, ATMs to accept donations

ANCHORAGE – June 18, 2015 – Wells Fargo & Company (NYSE: WFC) will donate $5,000 for relief efforts to support those impacted by the Card Street and Sockeye wildfires. Additionally, from June 19 through July 1, Wells Fargo customers can donate to the American Red Cross of Alaska at any of Wells Fargo’s 116 ATMs across the state. Customers will […]

June 18, 2015 ·
It’s the very definition of cool

It’s the very definition of cool

By Heidi Zemach for SCN- Is anything better than paddle boarding around a glacier? Liquid Adventures, which was housed at The Barn at Lowell Point for the past 12 years, now has a new, more centrally located office at the “Train Rec” in the Seward Small Boat Harbor. The company  was recently purchased by Exit Glacier Guides owners Ryan Fisher and Brendan […]

June 11, 2015 ·
Aurora Charters can continue under the Hughes family ownership for another 13, plus 33, plus 33 years. Heidi Zemach photo.

Council approves another lease extension and will extend electric to SMIC

By Heidi Zemach for SCN – The Seward City Council last night awarded a liquor license to The Cookery, a new downtown eating establishment that offers fresh Alaskan oysters and small portions of  “hand-crafted” food prepared by award-winning chef Kevin Lane and his wife Stacy. Council also approved a city lease extension of 13 years on the lot upon which […]

June 10, 2015 ·