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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 ·
City acts on potential geothermal heat for city buildings

City acts on potential geothermal heat for city buildings

  By Heidi Zemach for SCN – The Seward City Council took an important first step toward implementing renewable energy in Seward at the last meeting of the year Monday night. They authorized City Manager Jim Hunt to negotiate a $48,000 contract with Your Clean Energy, LLC, to develop an economic evaluation for heating the Seward Museum Library and City Annex […]

December 12, 2014 ·
Melissa Mitchell and Spiff peform at the Yukon Bar December 12 & 13

Melissa Mitchell and Spiff peform at the Yukon Bar December 12 & 13

  Come on down to the Yukon Bar to see Alaskan favorite Melissa Mitchell and Spiff this weekend, December 12 & 13, beginning at 9PM. For more information please visit http://melissamitchell.org/.

December 9, 2014 ·
Gift Shop opening for holiday shopping

Gift Shop opening for holiday shopping

Aurora Charters Gift Shop will be open starting December 8th for holiday shopping. Monday through Saturday 10 am to 7pm. Be sure to stop in and browse the great gift items that could be that special something for your holiday gift giving. Free gift wrapping with your purchase. Located in the small boat harbor, address is 1302 4th Ave or […]

December 8, 2014 ·
Holiday Fair Brings Comfort and Joy

Holiday Fair Brings Comfort and Joy

By Heidi Zemach for SCN –  People streamed into the Holiday Arts and Crafts Fair at  Seward’s Alaska Railroad cruise ship depot Friday night and Saturday to peruse and perhaps purchase some of the beautiful handcrafted gifts for presents. They stayed to socialize and sample delicious crepes and cheesecakes from local vendors, to enjoy the musical acts, and have their […]

December 8, 2014 ·
Smooth Salvage Re-floats M/V Spirit of Adventure

Smooth Salvage Re-floats M/V Spirit of Adventure

By Rick Smeriglio for SCN — By first light on Sunday, December 7, the salvage crew had already started packing up loose equipment from a job well done. Except for significant damage to the seaward end of E-float in the Seward small boat harbor, a casual observer might not suspect that only several hours earlier, Spirit of Adventure’s stern rested […]

December 7, 2014 ·
Tour boat partially sinks in Seward Small Boat Harbor

Tour boat partially sinks in Seward Small Boat Harbor

The 85 foot catamaran Spirit of Adventure, which is owned and operated by Major Marine Tours, was discovered partially submerged by a passerby in Seward Small Boat Harbor this morning. Three of the rearmost compartments near the engines had flooded overnight until coming to rest on the bottom of the harbor and leaving the bow buoyant and pitched up at about a 40 […]

December 6, 2014 ·
Holiday Arts & Crafts Fair Schedule

Holiday Arts & Crafts Fair Schedule

HOLIDAY ARTS & CRAFTS FAIR is this weekend in the cruise ship terminal. Shopping Friday 12/5  5-9pm and Sat. 12/6 10am-6pm Music and Santa schedule Friday Dec. 5th 5:45-6pm Miss Heidi’s Music Students/The Awesome Girl Band 6-8pm Santa and free pictures, one per family 8-9pm Conway Seavey   Sat. Dec. 6th 10:15-10:45am Seward Middle School Band 11-11:30am Seward Middle/High School […]

December 5, 2014 ·

GCI to offer the new rugged Cat® S50 smartphone to Alaskans

GCI First in United States to Offer Rugged Cat® S50 Smartphone Ideal for Alaskans New Android device can withstand below-zero temperatures, precipitation and being dropped onto concrete, among other features ANCHORAGE, ALASKA – GCI is excited to be the first carrier in the nation to offer Cat Phones’ new Cat® S50, a rugged 4GLTE smartphone designed for use in challenging […]

December 2, 2014 ·
150 Grit to perform in Seward December 5 & 6

150 Grit to perform in Seward December 5 & 6

  Coming from Soldotna, 150 Grit band members Zac Daniels and Billy Strain will be performing at the Yukon Bar December 5 & 6. Performances begin at 9PM. For more information, visit their Facebook page at https://www.facebook.com/pages/150-GRIT/156631017700372?sk=timeline.

December 2, 2014 ·
10mm Below AMMO DELIVERY will be in Seward December 14th

10mm Below AMMO DELIVERY will be in Seward December 14th

10mm below AMMO DELIVERY will be in Seward December 14th from 10am to 8pm. We’ll be parked at the Napa store. We stock over 70 different calibers. For a complete list of our inventory and pricing, visit www.10mmbelow.com or call 907-330-4477 SOME HIGHLIGHTS OF OUR DECEMBER SALE: 5.56 – Wolf Gold brass cased, 55gr FMJ M193 spec, 1000rnd case – […]

November 30, 2014 ·
The Eternal Cowboys to perform at the Yukon Bar November 28 & 29

The Eternal Cowboys to perform at the Yukon Bar November 28 & 29

The Eternal Cowboys will be performing at the Yukon Bar on November 28 & 29 with performances begin at 9PM. Coming from Anchorage, The Eternal Cowboys consider themselves a Country/Western/Punk/Dirty South/Hip-Hop/Ethnic Authentic/Blues/Rock band. For more information, please visit their Facebook page at https://www.facebook.com/EternalCowboys

November 25, 2014 ·