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Book of Art Benefits Animal Welfare

Book of Art Benefits Animal Welfare

Book of Art Benefits Animal Welfare Creating awareness & support for organizations that care for animals   Artists from around the country joined together to create this beautiful book of art and stories to bring awareness to the needs of animals.  It is part of a network of events to generate awareness & support for animal welfare organizations. The book […]

January 31, 2015 ·
Get your tickets for the Community Awards Night!

Get your tickets for the Community Awards Night!

  Seward Chamber of Commerce Press Release – Join Us for the 2014 Annual Community Awards Night! Seward, Alaska January 30, 2015 Friday, February 13, 2015, the Seward Chamber of Commerce, Conference and Visitors Bureau will recognize six individuals and businesses nominated for their outstanding contributions and service to the Seward community in 2014. Award categories include: Person of the […]

January 30, 2015 ·
Seward Community Foundation reaches new milestone

Seward Community Foundation reaches new milestone

Heidi Zemach for SCN – The Seward Community Foundation’s endowment investment fund, now entering its sixth year, has continued to thrive and grow, even as state and federal funding to nonprofits shrink. At a press event at the Breeze Inn Thursday night, the foundation announced that it is willing to spend more than $120,000 in its 2015 grant cycle, which […]

January 25, 2015 ·

8 Steps to Turn Your House into a Hot Property!

On your mark, get set…SELL! How can a home stand out from the competition when there are several homes for sale at similar prices in the neighborhood, or worse on the same street? Consider these home staging tips for home sellers, provided by home staging expert Debra Gould, also known as The Staging Diva®: 1. Use higher-wattage bulbs. Bright rooms […]

January 24, 2015 ·

BREEZE INN ANNOUNCES MAJOR RENOVATIONS

Press Release – DATE: January 22, 2015 The Breeze Inn Motel in Seward is pleased to announce an extensive renovation project is currently underway throughout our facilities. As part of the renovations, rooms are receiving fresh paint, new carpeting, curtains and bedspreads. Additionally, the Breeze Inn Restaurant will be closed from February 9th until early March for a complete remodel […]

January 22, 2015 ·

SFC Press Release Event for Members of Non-profit Organizations

JOIN US FOR A PRESS RELEASE EVENT! Seward Community Foundation Announces Funds Available for 2015 Grant Awards WHAT: The Seward Community Foundation Advisors will announce the opening of the 2015 Grant Cycle and the amount of money available for granting this year. WHO: Members of Non-profit Organizations in the Seward and Moose Pass communities are invited to attend. WHEN: Thursday, January […]

January 21, 2015 ·
Freighter Loses Power in Cook Inlet

Freighter Loses Power in Cook Inlet

By Rick Smeriglio for SCN — Near the end of its run from Tacoma, Wash. to Anchorage, Alaska, motor vessel Midnight Sun partially lost power and proceeded to Kachemak Bay under orders from US Coast Guard Captain of the Port of Western Alaska, Paul Mehler III. Radio and e-mail logs at the Homer Harbormaster’s office indicate that the 839-foot M/V […]

January 21, 2015 ·

KPB Municipal Entitlement Finalization Project

The KPB Land Management Division is working with the State, Department of Natural Resources, Division of Mining, Land and Water in the land selection process. The State of Alaska has a process in place which must be followed in order to receive municipal entitlement lands. There have been multiple applications made by KPB to the State of Alaska for municipal […]

January 20, 2015 ·
US Air Force Rec Camp dismantled

US Air Force Rec Camp dismantled

The US Air Force Recreation Camp was permanently closed on September 4, 2012. Today, the process began to prepare and haul the salvageable buildings off site to new homes. Now it’s up to the citizens of Seward and the Seward City Council to decide the future of this large 11 acre prime lot with frontage along the Seward highway. Submitted by Carol […]

January 19, 2015 ·
Polar Bear Jumpoff Still Going Strong at 30

Polar Bear Jumpoff Still Going Strong at 30

By Heidi Zemach for Seward City News – About 100 people lined the dock of Seward’s Small Boat Harbor, and leaped into the chilly Resurrection Bay waters Saturday afternoon January 17 to benefit the American Cancer Society and help achieve its goal to assure more birthdays. It was a balmy 35 degrees and raining lightly off and on. This is the […]

January 19, 2015 ·
Wells Fargo names Chris Shockley Kenai Peninsula district manager

Wells Fargo names Chris Shockley Kenai Peninsula district manager

Wells Fargo Press Release – [SOLDOTNA, Jan. 13, 2015] – Wells Fargo has promoted Chris Shockley to Kenai Peninsula district manager, responsible for oversight of Wells Fargo’s retail banking stores in Homer, Kenai, Seward and Soldotna. Shockley has been helping Wells Fargo customers succeed financially in Alaska and Arizona for seven years. Most recently, he served as Homer store manager. […]

January 14, 2015 ·
Small Business Management Class Starting in February!

Small Business Management Class Starting in February!

Objective planning is the key to successful small business management; whether you are ready to launch a new start-up, purchase an existing business or increase profitability in an existing enterprise.  This 12-week course will cover a wide range of topics for those considering making the leap into managing their own small business.  Instructor, Tom Tougas, will teach this series of classes and […]

January 13, 2015 ·
Shoreside tanker truck overturns near Trail Lake

Shoreside tanker truck overturns near Trail Lake

By Heidi Zemach for SCN – A Shoreside Petroleum Inc. fuel delivery truck, towing a second trailer tanker, carrying a combined total of almost 10 thousand gallons of diesel fuel, slid off an icy dirt turnoff off Seward Highway near mile 25 Thursday afternoon, Jan. 8 opposite Trail Lake, and landed on their sides. No one was hurt or injured […]

January 13, 2015 ·
Local Guide Business Charged With Numerous Violations

Local Guide Business Charged With Numerous Violations

By Rick Smeriglio for SCN — On New Year’s Eve of last year, State of Alaska charged Miller’s Landing Inc., and the company’s owner Michael Allen Miller age 64, with nine, class-A misdemeanors related to a guided sport-fishing trip that occurred on August 22, 2013. State of Alaska also charged Shane D. Ring, age 20, with five class-A misdemeanors connected […]

January 6, 2015 ·
Shawn LaRose to perform in Seward January 9 & 10

Shawn LaRose to perform in Seward January 9 & 10

Shawn LaRose will be performing at the Yukon Bar beginning at 9PM on January 9 & 10. Shawn is  a one man band that sings and plays guitar over pre-recorded backing tracks. A favorite throughout Alaska, he’s been performing for over 20 years. Visit his website at http://www.shawnlarose.com/home.html.

January 6, 2015 ·
Call for Art, Art with a Heart for Animals

Call for Art, Art with a Heart for Animals

Chugach Arts Council invites artists and writers to submit work to be included in events and projects to benefit animal welfare groups.  See our website for submission form and details. http://chugachartscouncil.org/Art-with-a-Heart-for-Animals.html A beautiful book of art and writing relating to animals will be published and available in February. Animal welfare groups, businesses and organizations are invited to join forces by […]

January 3, 2015 ·
Thank You & Happy 2015 from Seward City News!

Thank You & Happy 2015 from Seward City News!

Welcome to 2015! 2014 was our first full calendar year of ownership of Seward City News.  April 17 will mark our two year anniversary, and what an adventure it has been. We have enjoyed providing this service to Seward. Delivering the most relevant news and information about our town to our readers is something we continuously think about. It is amazing […]

January 1, 2015 ·
Live Bluegrass at Resurrect Art Coffee House January 2

Live Bluegrass at Resurrect Art Coffee House January 2

  Live Bluegrass Amanda Kerr & Danny Booth Friday January 2nd 7-9 pm Resurrect Art Coffee House  $5 at the door!! Also open mic for kids on Sunday January 4th noon-2pm  

December 30, 2014 ·
Campaign for new animal shelter picks up steam

Campaign for new animal shelter picks up steam

By Heidi Zemach for SCN –  A growing number of Seward residents are making known that the community needs a larger, more modern animal shelter where pets awaiting adoption, or found running loose on the streets, can be properly and humanely cared for. More than 200 people, from young children to elderly adults, have added their voice to the effort […]

December 27, 2014 ·

First National Bank Alaska’s contributions to Alaska communities surpass $208,000 in third quarter

Press Release – First National Bank Alaska gave $208,865 to communities across the state in July, August and September of 2014. This total includes charitable gifts, activity sponsorships, and community and business sponsorships distributed statewide by the bank and its employees. A portion of the third-quarter giving was First National’s continued support of the Alaska State Activities Association (ASAA), part […]

December 23, 2014 ·
Teens take welding seriously at AVTEC

Teens take welding seriously at AVTEC

By Heidi Zemach for Seward City News –  Getting a jumpstart on a potentially lucrative career path, seven students from Seward High School and Connections home school program recently spent some evenings each week attending a basic welding and shop safety academy at AVTEC- Alaska’s Institute of Technology. Their class project was constructing four new tank stands for the Alutiiq Pride Shellfish […]

December 23, 2014 ·
Joey Fender and the 55’s “The Dream Lives On!”

Joey Fender and the 55’s “The Dream Lives On!”

Press Release – After a tumultuous tour for the “Blues Til I Die” album, the 55’s return to Alaska to share stories of the road and perform songs from their entire catalog of music. Including the new single “Battlelines”, available now at iTunes for download. With a budding film career and a new album out this year, there is no […]

December 22, 2014 ·
Alaska Railroad Corporation Obtains Grant, Plans Future of Terminal and Port of Seward

Alaska Railroad Corporation Obtains Grant, Plans Future of Terminal and Port of Seward

By Rick Smeriglio for SCN — ARRC has received a grant of $2.5 million from US Department of Transportation Maritime Administration (MARAD) to create a “master land-use plan” for the Seward Marine Terminal and surrounding 328 acres of railroad-reserve tidelands and uplands. ARRC contributed $500,000 as matching funds to the project it calls “Seward Marine Terminal Expansion Planning”. According to […]

December 18, 2014 ·
Ukulele Russ to perform at the Yukon Bar December 19 & 20

Ukulele Russ to perform at the Yukon Bar December 19 & 20

Ukulele Russ will be performing at the Yukon Bar this weekend, December 19 & 20, beginning at 9PM. For more information about Ukulele Russ, please visit his website http://www.ukuleleruss.com/ or his Facebook page https://www.facebook.com/UkuleleRuss .

December 16, 2014 ·