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Mt. Marathon Race Press Release

Mt. Marathon Race Press Release

Mt. Marathon Changes Race Registration Period and Adds Fifty Junior Racer Spots for 2017 The Mt. Marathon Race Committee has approved several changes that will take effect in the 2017 Mt. Marathon Race ®. In the first notable change, registration for the 90 th Mt. Marathon Race ® will begin […]

NOW HIRING TWO FINANCE DEPARTMENT POSITIONS

NOW HIRING TWO FINANCE DEPARTMENT POSITIONS

The Alaska SeaLife Center is now accepting applications for two year-round, full-time Finance Department positions! Join a fun team and help further the mission of the Alaska SeaLife Center while living in beautiful Seward! FINANCE/GRANTS ANALYST: Apply your sharp analytical skills for grants and contracts awarded to the Alaska SeaLife […]

Meet the Candidates

Meet the Candidates

It is almost time for our Meet the Candidates evening. Where:  Seward Community Library – Community Room When:  Thursday September 15th Time:  5:30 pm – 7:30 pm  (with the forum taking place at 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm) Who:  Dale Butts – Rissie Casagranda – John Hull – Marianna Keil […]

Seward City Council recap and pregame

Seward City Council recap and pregame

By Russell Stigall for Seward City News — Before the most recent city council meeting, on August 22, Gov. Bill Walker had yet to visit Seward and Exit Glacier was in the process of washing away. On the morning of a Special City Council meeting, below is recap of August’s final council meeting […]

16.22 lb Silver – New Leader! 

16.22 lb Silver – New Leader! 

Seward, AK August 20, 2016 Mike Hanson of Anchorage hauled in a 16.22 lb Silver to take the lead in the Seward Silver Salmon Derby. Mike was fishing aboard the aptly named vessel “Fishing Machine” at Tonsina Pt. yesterday. As it happens, Mike is the grandson of Otto Hanson who […]

IT’S JUST THE BEGINNING

Submitted by Seward Chamber of Commerce – Welcome to the 61st Silver Salmon Derby. Seward, Alaska, August 15. The first day of the derby had a pretty good start even if the weather made it challenging for some of the anglers going out into the bay. The derby saw a […]

Kenneth Lester with his 16.8 lb Silver Salmon. Seward Chamber of Commerce photo.

THE FISH ARE HERE

Submitted by the Seward Chamber of Commerce – Welcome to the 61st Silver Salmon Derby. Seward, Alaska, August 11 – The 61st Seward Silver Salmon Derby starts this Saturday bright and early, at 6 o’clock in the morning.  The Chamber of Commerce will be having the annual kick-off party at […]

City Council wrestles with AVTEC access

City Council wrestles with AVTEC access

By Russell Stigall for Seward City News – The City of Seward has options but no guarantees as it seeks recreational facilities to replace AVTEC. Citizens, city council members and several City staff felt compelled to comment on Seward’s Parks and Recreation withdrawal from Alaska Vocational Technical Center’s recreation facilities […]

LAST CALL FOR MT. MARATHON RACE VOLUNTEERS!

LAST CALL FOR MT. MARATHON RACE VOLUNTEERS!

LAST CALL FOR MT. MARATHON RACE VOLUNTEERS! It’s a great way to get involved in Seward’s most famous annual event…and you get a cool t-shirt as a souvenir! July 4th is less than a week away, and we still need volunteers to help with all three races: Junior’s (8:45 to 10:45 am), Men’s […]

Calling Mount Marathon Volunteers

Submitted by Seward Chamber of Commerce – Looks like another great year for the Mount Marathon Race! We are now recruiting volunteers to fill positions on the evening of July 3rd, and all day on July 4th. This year, we are asking race volunteers to register and choose jobs online via SignUp Genius.  […]

Reminder May 2nd Scholarship Applications Due

Reminder May 2nd Scholarship Applications Due

The Friends of the Seward Library Museum is currently accepting applications for the annual Swetmann Scholarship. This scholarship opportunity is available to Seward-area students, between the ages of 16-21, who have been schooled in the Seward area for at least two years and carry a current library card. Applicants are […]

Used Book Sale is Coming!

Used Book Sale is Coming!

We are still accepting book donations upstairs at the library, read our donation guide here before you donate. Volunteers are needed to man the book sale Friday and Saturday plus set up and take down. Sign up to help here: http://www.signupgenius.com/go/10C0A48AFAA2CA5F85-used2